Pretend City Children's Museum

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
  • Details

    A magical, interactive "city" where children have an opportunity to play grown-up by going to work, buying groceries, visiting the doctor and collecting their pay from an ATM.

  • Events
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Jumpstart's Read for the Record highlights the importance of high quality early learning for all children, while also raising funds to support Jumpstart's...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Oct. 19 - Nov. 30
    Our man's trash is another man's treasure! Join us at Pretend City as we engineer our own recycling machines! Childrens will work together with peers and adults to...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, October 20, 2017

    On the 3rd Friday of every month, we welcome homeschooled kids into the museum to enjoy unlimited access to all of our exhibits! This field experience offers...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Friday
    On the 3rd Friday of every month, we welcome homeschooled kids into the museum to enjoy unlimited access to all of our exhibits! This field experience offers...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Oct. 22 - Oct. 28
    Black cats and witch's brew, we want to dress up with you! Wear your costume to Pretend City this whole week and receive 25% off your second admission!
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 4th Monday
    "Specifically for: Families with children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum; Pretend City will be closed to the general public This special evening is...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    United Nations Day will teach little ones about other naitons and children around the world! They will also learn how their actions can affect others through...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Carb lovers rejoice! It's World Pasta Day and at Pretend City we are celebrating this fun food with lessons full of pasta in all shapes and sizes! Buon appetito!
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Have a monster of a time at Pretend City and pay tribute to Mary Shelley's classic fictional character, Frankenstein with these monstrously fun activities, We...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, October 30, 2017

    Once a month, we host a special night for our autistic friends and their families. Come by the museum and PLAY in an autism-friendly environment with the support...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Learn how to make the holidays as healthy as you can for you and your family. Learn about the psychology of feeding children and great strategies to do so during...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Happy Healthy Halloween! This time of year brings lots of treats and sweets into kids' lives that may make them fall into a junk food funk. Serving Kids Hope is...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    Pirates, Ghosts, & Princesses Pretty! Come Trick-Or-Treating at Pretend City! On Halloween, we are having a special trick-or-treat extravaganza for all our...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 1st
    Today at Pretend City, we will be hosting a special event for children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum. This is a fun opportunity for families and...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 1st

    Once a month we offer Homeschool students unlimited access to our interactive exhibits offering learning through fun experiences. A field experience to Pretend...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 1st
    Join us for this month’s Way to Play Day as we enhance your child’s play time to be the best it can be and answer any questions you may have about...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Hola Amigos! Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that celebrates loved ones who have passed. At Pretend City, we are celebrating Dia De Los...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Saturday, November 04, 2017
    Put Down the Pacifier Day! Today at Pretend City, children are surrendering their pacifier to the Tooth Fairy as she makes her way around the museum. Enjoy a Tooth...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Sunday, November 05, 2017
    It’s time to Fall Back for Daylight Savings! Today in the museum we will have activities that help little ones understand what Daylight Savings is and how we...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, November 10, 2017
    This month at our Way to Play Day, we’re focusing on fine motor skills! Join us as our guides highlight how to make playtime in the museum more educational!...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Saturday, November 11, 2017
    We strive to teach little ones how to develop their moral compass and character traits. For World Kindness Day, we are focusing on activities that promote the...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Saturday, November 11, 2017
    Today at Pretend City we’re recognizing our Veterans with educational activities and memorable events. This day is dedicated to teaching our guests about why...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, November 13, 2017
    This month at Baby Steps, we are learning all about how love and kindness have a tremendous impact on your infants and the world around them. Join us as we enjoy...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Recurring monthly on the 2nd Monday

    This month’s Baby Steps is focusing on teething tots and how to soothe the painful stages of teething. Parents can come to Pretend City and learn how to soothe...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Go Green! Pretend City is celebrating America Recycles Day and encouraging little ones to take care of Mother Earth and practice recycling at our museum as well as...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    On the 3rd Friday of every month, we welcome homeschooled kids into the museum to enjoy unlimited access to all of our exhibits! This field experience offers...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    Today is Universal Children’s Day! At Pretend City, we are celebrating diversity and focusing on making the world a better place! Join us as we teach little...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Let’s give thanks! Today we are taking a trip to Plymouth Rock and celebrating everything we are thankful for! Children will have a blast participating...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Nov. 24 - Dec. 23
    ‘Tis the season of giving! Join us as we give back this holiday season and brighten it up for the children at CHOC. We are partnering with Orange Coast Harley...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, November 24, 2017
    Take a break from the Black Friday madness and unwind with us at Pretend City! Today is Family Friday at the museum and we are inviting everyone to enjoy some...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, November 27, 2017
    Once a month, we host a special night for our autistic friends and their families. Come by the museum and PLAY in an autism-friendly environment with the support...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, November 27, 2017
    Learn about the importance of teaching their children vital prosocial skills and how to ensure that their family has access to support during times of strain and...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    ‘Tis the season of giving! Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season in America. All of our programming today will focus on giving and how children and...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Dates vary between December 5, 2017 - December 21, 2017

    You better watch out, you better not cry… Santa Claus is coming to Pretend City! Join us as we meet jolly 'ol Saint Nick, tell him our holiday wishes, and sit on...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, December 08, 2017
    Santa traded in his sleigh for a Harley! Stop by the museum today and watch the fleet of Harleys, including Santa, pick up new toys from Pretend City! All the toys...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Friday, December 08, 2017

    Our Way to Play Day this month is focusing on Play & Social Interaction. Join us for this fun-filled day as our Way to Play Guide shows you how you can make...

    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    We're celebrating the holiday season for this month's Baby Steps! Babies will enjoy holiday activities like decorating ornaments for the tree and creating holiday...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Dec. 12 - Dec. 23
    On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… holiday fun at Pretend City! Join us for our exciting 12 Days of Christmas Coutndown! Each day...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Dec. 12 - Dec. 20
    Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah! We're celebrating Chanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities,...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Saturday, December 16, 2017
    Feliz Navidad! It's time to celebrate Las Posadas! This colorful Mexican holiday celebrates the 9 days leading up to Christmas! Join us for some festive activities,...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Monday, December 18, 2017
    Santa is coming to Pretend City Children’s Museum for Autism Night! Join us for this great opportunity to meet and tell Santa your holiday wish. Our...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    It’s officially winter! Join us as we learn all about winter solstice and the changing of seasons! We will have winter themed art and activities for little...
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Dec. 26 - Jan. 01
    Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa at Pretend City! Each day we will light a candle on the Kinara and celebrate a new principle through a variety of activities.
    29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
    Sunday, December 31, 2017
    5..4..3..2..1..HAPPY NOON YEAR! Join us for our annual New Year’s Celebration in the middle of the day! We will celebrate the new year at different times...