Upcoming events and things to do in L.A. with kids

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family actives, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

"Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" Exhibit

"Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" Exhibit

Japanese American National Museum, L.A. CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.-Wed., Fri.–Sun., noon-8 p.m. Thurs. (closed Mon.) Oct. 11 through April 26.  The Japanese American National Museum and Sanrio present the world’s...

10/11/2014 - 05/31/2015: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More


“Amazing Automobiles: 
The Ultimate Car Exhibit”


“Amazing Automobiles: 
The Ultimate Car Exhibit”

Reagan Library, Simi Valley California

The Petersen Automotive Museum will park some of their coolest cars at the Reagan Museum. Among the vintage vehicles are the Batmobile from the 1989...

10/28/2014 - 05/01/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

LEGO Travel Adventure

LEGO Travel Adventure

Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17 through May 10. What places will your child want to visit after constructing a unique vehicle out of LEGOs? It'll...

01/17/2015 - 05/10/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17 through May 3. Embark on a journey to the wildest spots on earth in this hands-on exhibit created by National...

01/17/2015 - 05/03/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Thomas & Friends

Thomas & Friends

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Hop aboard this exhibit and explore the rails with Thomas & Friends. Get a peek inside Thomas' cab and help fix Percy's wheel. Kids can...

01/24/2015 - 04/26/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition

California Science Center, Los Angeles California

In the largest Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition ever mounted outside of Israel, you can discover the significance of manuscripts that were written and hidden in...

03/10/2015 - 09/07/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Jerusalem 3D Movie

Jerusalem 3D Movie

California Science Center, Los Angeles California

12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. through Sept. 7.  Audiences will be immersed in a spectacular cinematic journey—soaring high above the Holy Land and plunging...

03/10/2015 - 09/07/2015: 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Read More

Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. April 10 through September 7. Enter the colorful world of the butterflies. Always a popular destination, the Pavilion offers a great opportunity...

04/10/2015 - 09/07/2015: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Fantasy

Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Fantasy

Los Angeles Sports Arena, L.A. CA

7:30 p.m. April 15-17, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. April 18-19. Venture into a fantastical land populated with some of your favorite Disney characters....

04/15/2015 - 04/19/2015: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Read More

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

7:30 p.m. April 15-17, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 18, 2 p.m. April 19. The Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater is one of America's best...

04/15/2015 - 04/19/2015: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Read More

Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom

Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood CA

10 a.m., 12:35 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. (Fri and Sat only), April 17-30. Set among the ancient ruins and jungles of...

04/17/2015 - 04/30/2015: 10:00 am - 9:45 pm

Read More

Surf's Up Carnival

Surf's Up Carnival

St. Sebastian School Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

6-10 p.m. April 17, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. April 18, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. St. Sebastian School's annual carnival hosts great entertainers, delicious food from many cultures,...

04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Read More

2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

William S. Hart Park, Newhall California

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 18-19. Yee-haw! the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival has been one of the world’s best Cowboy gatherings for over 20 years, attracting...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Read More

L.A. Zoo's Earth Day Expo

L.A. Zoo's Earth Day Expo

L.A. Zoo, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 18-19. You can honor the Earth by spending the day with some of the animals with which we share this planet....

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

USC, L.A.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19. Lit lovers will flock again to the USC campus to check out the books and...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Marine Aquarium Expo (MAX)

Marine Aquarium Expo (MAX)

OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 18, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19. Explore this family-friendly, consumer trade show for the saltwater aquarium hobby. There will be nearly...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Mutasia at LA Festival of Books

Mutasia at LA Festival of Books

USC, L.A.

Award-winning Mutasian Entertainment LLC (www.mutasia.com) will exhibit at this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in the McCarthy Quad red zone at booth 535....

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Scandinavian Festival

Scandinavian Festival

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks California

10 a.m.–5 p.m. April 18-19. The annual festival of Nordic cultures features music, dancing, cooking and craft demonstrations, lectures, vendors and affordable activities for young...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Read More

Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival

Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival

Barnes Park, Monterey Park CA

11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. April 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 19. Now in its 18th year, this community event honors Japanese culture with a program of...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Read More

Rail Festival and Steam Weekend

Rail Festival and Steam Weekend

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris CA

The Orange Empire Railway Museum's annual Spring Rail Festival will offer families and rail enthusiasts plenty to do and see at the 90-acre railway park...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Read More

Gruffalo's Child

Gruffalo's Child

Samueli Theater, Costa Mesa CA

1 p.m. April 18, 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. April 19. Adapted from the popular picture book, this stage production tells the adventurous tale of Gruffalo...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Read More

Meet Author Shelley Tzorfas

University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA

Shelley Tzorfas will be presenting her book, "Recovering Autism ADHD & Special Needs," at the Festival of Books. Shelley encourages parents to ask thought provoking...

04/18/2015 - 04/19/2015: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Read More

William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga CA

7:30 p.m. April 18, 24, 25, 2 p.m. April 19, 26. Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents this popular Shakespearean comedy about "the war between the...

04/19/2015: All Day

Read More

13th Annual "Victory For Victims" 5K/10K Walk/Run & Kids Fun Run

13th Annual "Victory For Victims" 5K/10K Walk/Run & Kids Fun Run

Woodley/ Lake Balboa Park in Encino, Van Nuys California

Dignity Health Northridge Hospital’s Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) will be hosting the 13th Annual “Victory for Victims 5K Walk/Run, 10K River Run and...

04/19/2015: 6:30 am - 10:00 am

Read More

City Of Beverly Hills Earth Day

City Of Beverly Hills Earth Day

Beverly Hills Farmers Market, Beverly Hills CA

Hosted by the Public Works Services Department, this 12th Annual Earth Day event encourages citizens to “take the lead” on environmental conservation and sustainability. Vendors...

04/19/2015: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10