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Big World Fun

Bring your sense of adventure and your curiosity, too! The Big World Fun family series takes place on Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM in July and August. These hour-long music and dance performances are for children ages 4 to 12 and their families. Travel the world without leaving LA, as groups representing music and dance from Mexico, the Philippines, Japan and more enchant and delight. Bring the whole family!

Come early to explore wild animals, get busy with craft activities and grab a bite before the show!

The County of Los Angeles, Department of Parks & Recreation is pleased to bring its Nature in Your Backyard program back to the Ford's entryway gardens before every Big World Fun show. This program educates families about the plants and animals that are native to southern California. The Natural Areas Division uses native live animal ambassadors such as birds of prey, mammals, reptiles and amphibians to teach conservation and preservation of the important and rapidly shrinking wildlife habitats in Los Angeles County.

Preshow craft activities are provided by Mama Earth, a community organization whose mission is to build global community and make a change for the better with the power of art, music and nature. For descriptions, click each event below.

Children are free | Adults are $5

Parking is $1

Big World Fun - Minyo Station
Ford Family Series
SAT July 23 @ 10:00 AM

SAT July 30 @ 10:00 AM

Big World Fun - Cambalache
Ford Family Series
SAT August 6 @ 10:00 AM

SAT August 13 @ 10:00 AM

SAT August 20 @ 10:00 AM

Big World Fun - Street Beat
Ford Family Series
SAT August 27 @ 10:00 AM