Family Activities:

South Coast Plaza


South Coast Plaza

3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA

Considered the West Coast’s biggest indoor shopping destination for more than 50 years, South Coast Plaza offers more than 250 stores. High-end luxury stores like Gucci, Chanel, Prada and Cartier are some of the indulgences waiting at South Coast Plaza.

Located within walking distance of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the Plaza also offers lots of kid-friendly activities. There are two carousels for the kids to ride, LEGO classes and cooking classes always taking place. Throughout the year, different themed areas pop up, such as the spring garden show or Christmas village.

Visit the Plaza’s concierge and families can purchase tickets to Disneyland, exchange international money or check shopping bags so you don’t have to carry them around while shopping.


10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday


There are lots of restaurants from which to choose.


There is plenty of free parking.