Events - Jan 7, 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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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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Reagan Library's Christmas Tree Exhibit

Reagan Library's Christmas Tree Exhibit

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 7 (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day). In its annual holiday tradition, the Reagan Library will display 25 specially decorated...

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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Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment

Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment

Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario,

7 p.m. Jan. 4-6; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Jan. 7; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8. From Lightning McQueen to Elsa the Snow...

01/04/2017 - 01/08/2017: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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CHILL

CHILL

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

5-10 p.m Jan 5-6, noon-10 p.m. Jan. 7-8. CHILL returns to Long Beach to provide families with some frosty fun this winter. New this year...

01/05/2017 - 01/08/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Fame

Fame

Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oak Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 5, 8 p.m. Jan. 6, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Jan. 7, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Jan. 8. In 1980, the film Fame...

01/05/2017 - 01/08/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Come on down to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on the first Saturday of the month and help CMA educators keep the coastal park clean and...

01/07/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Aquarium of the Pacific's Underwater Parks Day

Aquarium of the Pacific's Underwater Parks Day

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

The Aquarium will have a number of educational booths, activities and films in its Great Hall that will help to educate visitors about Southern California's...

01/07/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cabrillo Art Corner

Cabrillo Art Corner

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Whether you are young or old, if you like making arts and crafts, then  you will enjoy stopping by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and get...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

MUZEO, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Nov. 12-Jan. 8 All aboard the Muzeo Express! Organized by Toy Train Operating Society and Train Collectors Association, this exhibit showcases...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Living History Flying Day

Living History Flying Day

Planes of Fame, Chino, California

Today's Living History Flying Day will feature the USPS First-Day-of-Issue Stamp Dedication. The United States Postal Service will hold its Dedication Ceremony for the new Love Skywriting...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Los Angeles Comic Book And Science Fiction Convention

Los Angeles Comic Book And Science Fiction Convention

The Reef, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 7-8. Geek out this weekend at the Reef. There will be rooms stuffed with comic books and all sorts of other...

01/07/2017 - 01/08/2017: 10:00 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...

01/07/2017: 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...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach

Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 4–Jan. 8. This photography exhibit focuses on Group f/64 (a group started in the 1930's and Ansel...

01/07/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ilene Cohen Puppet Theater

Ilene Cohen Puppet Theater

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Ilene Cohen will entertain with her puppet Woody and his puppet friends with stories to tickle your funny bone. Ages 3-7.

01/07/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

Youngsters can do some exploration of natural world in the Gardens through crafts and other hands-on activities. Ages 2-5.  

01/07/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 27 through March 3. Take a trip back in time and visit with...

01/07/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

01/07/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Reptile Super Show

Reptile Super Show

Fairplex, Pomona,

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 8. Lizards, frogs, snakes and a wild range of rare and unique critters will be found...

01/07/2017 - 01/08/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 25–Feb. 19. The Pasadena Museum of California Art is the perfect place for the "In the Land of Sunshine: Imaging the...

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 7-March 12. Roy Lichtenstein was one of the pioneers of the Pop Art movement. He also had...

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 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...

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 2-Jan. 8 except noon-4:30 p.m. Dec. 24, 31 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). At this interactive holiday themed exhibit, visitors are...

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Just Add Magic Screening

Just Add Magic Screening

BuzzFeed Siren Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Join BuzzFeed and Amazon Prime Video for a magical, fun-filled family screening event in LA on Saturday, January 7th to celebrate the second season of...

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 2:00 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....

01/07/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Amélie, A New Musical

Amélie, A New Musical

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California

Tue. through Fri. at 8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 4-Jan. 15. (no show on Dec. 25)....

01/07/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Creation Station

Creation Station

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

This workshop mixes the historic with the artistic as they experiment with old-fashion craft and explore "winter wonders." Ages 5-11.  

01/07/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Storybook Theatre’s Sleeping Beauty

Storybook Theatre’s Sleeping Beauty

Theatre West, Los Angeles, California

1 p.m. Sat. Dec. 31-Jan. 218. The Storybook Theatre presents their lively version of the famous fairy tale. Written by Lloyd J. Schwartz, this musical...

01/07/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Odysseo

Odysseo

White Big Top, Irvine, CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5, 1:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7, 2 p.m. Jan. 8. Cavalia wraps up its return run of Odysseo to Southern California....

01/07/2017: 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Jan 3-21. Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune” and...

01/07/2017: 1:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Greg Pincus Book Launch Party

Greg Pincus Book Launch Party

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Join local author Greg Pincus in celebration of the publication of his new book, The Homework Strike. In this funny and thoughtful book, 7th grader...

01/07/2017: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Lisa Yee

Author Appearance: Lisa Yee

Vroman’s Bookstore – Old Town (Children’s area), Pasadena, California

Yee discusses and signs Batgirl at Superhero High. Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girls, the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially...

01/07/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Los Angeles Kings Holiday Ice Rink on the Battleship IOWA

Los Angeles Kings Holiday Ice Rink on the Battleship IOWA

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

3-10:30 p.m. Nov. 19-Jan. 8. Have you skated on a battleship? You can now as the Battleship IOWA will sport an ice rink on the...

01/07/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Star Trek: The Animated Series Screening/Panel Discussion

Star Trek: The Animated Series Screening/Panel Discussion

Egyptian Theater, L.A., CA

Star Trek is one of the best known TV series of all time; however, did you know that there was a Star Trek cartoon series....

01/07/2017: 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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