Events - Jan 2, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, 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.

"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27 through March 31. Why are horses and dragons at the Aquarium? Because they are seahorses and seadragons. You can see...

05/27/2016 - 03/31/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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USC Brain Development Study

USC Brain Development Study

USC Brain & Creativity Institute, Los Angeles CA

The Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California is initiating a new study focusing on the relationships between brain structure, function, and...

09/07/2016 - 12/01/2017: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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LEGO Travel Adventure

LEGO Travel Adventure

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1 through Jan. 16. Where can your imagination and Legos take you? Find out in this exhibit that lets kids suit...

10/01/2016 - 01/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1 through Jan. 16. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello will be "visiting" the Cube OC as the museum hosts a TMNT...

10/01/2016 - 01/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

California Science Center, Los Angeles California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15 through April 9. Immerse yourself into the fascinating world of Pixar animation. This exhibit features more than 40 interactive components....

10/15/2016 - 04/09/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 22 through April 16. Discover how pop culture can influence technology in this fascinating exhibit. Interactive! has four themed areas -...

10/22/2016 - 04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE at Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 3 through Jan. 17. Celebrating its 10th year, this popular pop-up...

11/03/2016 - 01/16/2017: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland, Anaheim CA

Hours vary, Nov. 13 through Jan. 8. "The Happiest Place on Earth" is full of holiday merriment this time of year. New this season at...

11/10/2016 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Holiday Ice Rink at The Lakes

Holiday Ice Rink at The Lakes

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon-Thur., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 11-Jan. 31 (the rink will open at 10 a.m. from...

11/11/2016 - 01/31/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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LA Kings Holiday Ice in Redondo Beach

LA Kings Holiday Ice in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach Holiday Ice, Redondo Beach CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The annual LA Kings Holiday...

11/18/2016 - 01/08/2017: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Christmas Around The World Trees

Christmas Around The World Trees

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 3 (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day). In the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum's holiday tradition, there will be...

12/01/2016 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Downtown Burbank, Burbank CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.- Thur. 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Dec. 15 through Jan. 8. Located in beautiful downtown Burbank, this rink provides a great source...

12/15/2016 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles California

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 16-March 19 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). A truly dazzling exhibit, "Rare Brilliance" showcases a spectacular selection of colored gems that...

12/16/2016 - 03/19/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 17-Jan. 8 (closed Dec. 25). The Cube gets scientific with snow. Kids will learn about sledding down ice ramps and how...

12/17/2016 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink

Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink

Pershing Square, L.A. CA

various times Dec. 18-Jan. 18. The Holiday Ice Rink returns to Pershing Square for the 19th year, and it  will present 7,200 sq. ft. of...

12/18/2016 - 01/18/2017: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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LA Kings Holiday Ice at LA Live

LA Kings Holiday Ice at LA Live

L.A. Live, L.A. CA

3-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-12 a.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The public can skate on the outdoor rink that will situated just a puck's throw...

12/19/2016 - 01/08/2017: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

Westfield Promenade, Woodland Hills California

3-5 p.m., 5:30-8 p.m. 8:30-11 p.m. Dec. 19-Feb. 20. Outdoor ice skating returns to Woodland Hills this winter with the help of the L.A. Kings....

12/19/2016 - 02/20/2017: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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California Adventure's Lunar New Year Celebration

California Adventure's Lunar New Year Celebration

Disneyland, Anaheim CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 20, 22, 29; 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 23-26, Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1-2; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 5; 8...

12/20/2016 - 02/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience

From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City CA

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Dec. 21-Jan. 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 3-15. Returning to Universal Studios for a limited time, this awesome exhibit showcases the amazing...

12/21/2016 - 01/15/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25-Jan. 8 (closed Dec. 25). This winter Descanso Gardens have a unique gift for its visitors. The Gardens will premiere a...

12/26/2016 - 01/08/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp

L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp

Greater Los Angeles Zoo and Botanicals Garden in Griffith Park, Los Angeles California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 26-Jan. 8. The L.A. Zoo will welcome four special guests this holiday season: two adult reindeers and two young reindeers. Zoo-goers...

12/26/2016 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo, Los Angeles CA

6-10 p.m. Nov. 18-Dec. 23, Dec. 26-Jan. 8. The L.A. Zoo Lights will be bigger and brighter this winter. The elaborate holiday light show, which...

12/26/2016 - 01/08/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tours, Burbank CA

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood now has some special magical qualities. This new permanent exhibit showcases a cool collection of costumes, props and other movie...

12/27/2016 - 02/28/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

L.A. Central Library, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. through Feb. 26; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31 (closed Jan. 1, Jan. 18, Feb....

12/27/2016 - 02/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Showcase of Floats

A Showcase of Floats

Washington Blvd., Pasadena

1-4 p.m. Jan. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 3. Here's a chance to get a closeup look at the floats that starred in the Rose...

01/02/2017 - 01/03/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

LACMA, Los Angeles

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 4-May 7 (closed Dec. 25). Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are...

01/02/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sun. (closed Tue.) Oct. 22-March 20. This photography exhibition focuses on two titans of American culture: photographer Edward Weston and poet...

01/02/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection

Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection

LACMA, L.A. CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 2 through Feb. 5. The floor 2 of LACMA's Ahmanson...

01/02/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 22 through Feb. 13. The Huntington Library presents its second exhibition saluting the...

01/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 29 through Feb. 27. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

01/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon. Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Dec. 9-March 6 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 2). Don't get the wrong idea....

01/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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