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Enjoy the Family Entertainment Showcase

June 24, 2016

Enjoy free family-oriented fun this summer with Cerritos' Family Entertainment Showcase, which includes movies, children's activities and concerts. For the enjoyment of all and pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.48.030(p), dogs, cats or pets are not allowed in the park during special events and concerts. Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited within the boundaries of all City of Cerritos public park facilities pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.49.020.

Monday Night at the Movies

Family movies will be presented at 8:15 p.m. at Liberty Park on Mondays through August 29. Arrive early and bring a blanket to sit on. Snacks will be available for a nominal fee.

  • July 11 "Minions" (PG)
  • July 18 "Finding Nemo" (G)
  • July 25 "Paddington" (PG)
  • August 1 "Inside Out" (PG)
  • August 8 "Home" (PG)
  • August 15 "Herbie Fully Loaded" (G)
  • August 22 "The Good Dinosaur" (PG)
  • August 29 "The Peanuts Movie" (G)

Tuesday Family Nights

Entertainment and activities for the whole family will be offered every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. through August 30 at Friendship, Frontier, Sunshine and Westgate parks. Each program will last approximately 45 minutes and feature a pre-show craft or activity. Arrive early and bring a blanket for seating. Snacks are available for a nominal fee. Please note that there are no restroom facilities at Friendship Park and Sunshine Park.

  • July 12 John Abrams Animal Magic at Frontier Park
  • July 19 Dao Hula Polynesian Dance at Sunshine Park
  • July 26 Michael the Juggler at Friendship Park
  • August 2 Fantastick Patrick One-Man Circus Band at Westgate Park
  • August 9 Franklin Haynes Marionettes at Frontier Park
  • August 16 Mad Science – Fire and Ice at Sunshine Park
  • August 23 The Amazing Dave at Friendship Park
  • August 30 Wonders of Wildlife at Westgate Park

Wednesday Little Kids' Big Show

There's fun for the entire family in the Liberty Park Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the performance, entertainment and activities. Early arrival is suggested. The amphitheater gates open at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating; no chairs of any kind are allowed inside the amphitheater. All shows last approximately 45 minutes and feature a pre-show craft or activity. Snacks are available for a nominal fee.

  • July 13 One World Rhythm
  • July 20 Prehistoric Pets
  • July 27 Island Inspirations
  • August 3 Magic of Arty Loon

Thursday Concerts Under the Stars

The Heritage Park Island Stage will be the hottest ticket in town this summer when exciting musical groups perform on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Enjoy a picnic dinner and a blanket and relax with family and friends. The 90-minute shows are outdoors and on the lawn, so bring a jacket. Snacks will be available for a nominal fee.

  • July 14 Stone Soul (Motown)
  • July 21 Beatles vs. Stones (Beatles and Rolling Stones tribute)
  • July 28 Basix (Top 40)
  • August 4 Raymond Michael (A Tribute to Elvis)
  • August 11 Knyght Ryder ('80s)
  • August 18 Embromar (Latin)
  • August 25 Gold Rush Country (Country)
  • September 1 Rockabilly Lovers (Rockabilly)
  • September 8 Upstream (Caribbean)

Friday Concerts in the Plaza

Kick off the weekend when musical groups perform on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Join family and friends for a picnic at the Liberty Park plaza. The 90-minute concerts are outdoors, so bring a jacket.

  • July 8 Angela Mukul (Pop/Soul)
  • August 12 Crown City Dixieland Band (Dixieland Jazz)

For more information about the Family Entertainment Showcase, call the City's Recreation Services Division at (562) 916-1254.

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