Events - Mar 5, 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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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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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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Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

various times Jan. 20-June 18. This colorfully lit up parade, featuring many of the classic Disney characters.  was a staple of Disneyland since it began...

01/20/2017 - 06/18/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-April 23. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello surface at the Cube LA to let youngsters join them as Teenage Mutant Ninja...

01/28/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-May 14. Is your child very into Eric Carle, then they will undoubtedly be very into this exhibit. Conceived around Carle's...

01/28/2017 - 05/14/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dream Big IMAX Movie

Dream Big IMAX Movie

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17-June 29. Dream Big, playing exclusively in L.A. at the California Science Center, is not your typical IMAX...

02/17/2017 - 06/29/2017: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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The 71st Annual Fred Hall Show

The 71st Annual Fred Hall Show

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

1-9 p.m. March 1-3, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. March 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 5. Known as the "Ultimate Outdoor Experience," The Fred Hall Show ranks...

03/01/2017 - 03/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Festival of Fairytales: Disney's Live Action Adventures

Festival of Fairytales: Disney's Live Action Adventures

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. 7 p.m. In the lead-up to the debut of its new live-action fairytale, Beauty and the Beast, Disney is...

03/03/2017 - 03/12/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford Driving Skills For Life

Santa Anita Park, Arcadia,

Ford Motor Company Fund invites drivers to a free training program coming geared toward helping younger drivers become safe and cautious drivers. Drivers will receive...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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30th Annual Spring Art & Crafts Festival

30th Annual Spring Art & Crafts Festival

Borchard Community Center, Newbury Park, CA

This community event attracts over 100 artists and craftspersons with a variety of original art and handmade items to sell. This festival, which will take...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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11th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

11th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

Seaport Village, San Diego, California

noon-6 p.m. March 4-5. Experience a variety of strange and extraordinary acts from around the world at this most unusual festival. The celebration brings colorful...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, California

1 p.m. March 4, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. March 5. The Dallas Children’s Theater, praised by Time Magazine as one of  America's top children's theater...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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2017 Los Angeles Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk

2017 Los Angeles Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk

Griffith Park, L.A., California

Team Fox is heading to Griffith Park for the first annual Los Angeles Fox Trot 5K for Parkinson's Research. Come out and help them speed...

03/05/2017: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates , Ca

This well-established farmers market, which has been operating for 23 years, offers a wide selection of fruit, vegetables and organic foods. There are also vendors...

03/05/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Los Angeles Maritime Museum, San Pedro, CA

It's all aboard for "Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog!" Upon entering this exhibit, kids will pass the lighthouse and ride the Birdwell Island...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. (closed Sun.-Mon.) Feb. 5-April 22. For the 25th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising's museum presents an exhibit that...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 4-5, 11-12. Descanso's popular Cherry Blossom Festival has blossomed into a two weekend event this year. On both weekends, visitors can...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5-6, 12-13. The 46th annual Festival of Whales comes packed with more events than a can of sardines. Besides whale watching,...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

MUZEO, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Thur., Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (closed Mon.) Feb. 12–May 7. In its only West Coast appearance, this exhibit showcases a wealth...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Imagine Tea at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Imagine Tea at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Pasadena, California

Imagine Tea is designed especially for children and will feature a remarkable touch of magic. As part of the experience, members of the Junior Program...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, CA

This installation brings this remarkable microscopic world to life, offering a rare chance to peek over the shoulder of some of the world’s most renowned...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Paws in the Park(ing Lot)

Paws in the Park(ing Lot)

Adopt & Shop, Culver City, CA

The public is invited to this inaugural adoption event. Adopt and Shop, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Michelson Found Animals Foundation, wants to raise...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

03/05/2017: 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...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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SeaWorld San Diego’s Magic Weekends

SeaWorld San Diego’s Magic Weekends

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 4-26. SeaWorld will be a little more magical in March because the park will feature a lineup of magic acts...

03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Brentwood, CA

A Faery Hunt shows are a magical musical interactive adventure designed to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun. Be part of this fun, interactive adventure. You’ll...

03/05/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Hullabaloo In Concert

Hullabaloo In Concert

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

The San Diego folk rock duo have a lot to celebrate. They have been performing for 13 years, have been 13 albums, played over 3,000...

03/05/2017: 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...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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826LA@Hammer: King or Queen for a Day

826LA@Hammer: King or Queen for a Day

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Tired of the world the way it is? Invent your own brand-new country from scratch - draw the map, write the laws, design the flag...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 29–April 20. Hammer Museum presents the West Coast debut of the first in-depth museum exhibition...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Free Family Day at OCMA

Free Family Day at OCMA

OCMA (Orange County Museum of Art), Newport Beach, CA

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the museum inspired by the "Pop Art Design" exhibit. You can participate in unique artist designed, hands-on Pop Art projects...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Mini-Train Rides

Mini-Train Rides

Wilson Park, Torrance, CA

Have a little old-fashioned fun taking a mini-train ride in Torrance's Wilson Park. The Southern California Live Steamers offers these public run days on the...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

LACMA, L.A., CA

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed. Wed.) Feb. 12-June 18. This wonderful retrospective...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. This exhibit presents 100 sculptural and textile pieces that focus on different...

03/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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S.T.E.A.M. Machines

S.T.E.A.M. Machines

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Ca

Hosted by Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Pier Corporation, this free event offers a day full of gadgets, innovation, creativity and fun. There...

03/05/2017: 11:30 am - 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...

03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Interstitial Exhibit

Interstitial Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 5-Aug. 6. The Pasadena Museum of California Art's exhibit "Interstitial" refers to sculptural work that falls into the spaces between the...

03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Fowler Museum at UCLA, L.A., California

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur-Sun. Jan. 29 through May 7. This is the first U.S. exhibition to focus on the contemporary South African movement...

03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Whole Kids Club Presents Giggles N' Paint

The Whole Kids Club Presents Giggles N' Paint

Whole Foods Market Brea, Brea, California

Come and play in the colorful world of paint! If you have a little artist (ages 5-12) bring them to the Whole Foods Market Brea...

03/05/2017: 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....

03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

The LifeHouse Theatre, Redlands, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Sun. Feb. 18-March 26. The Lifehouse Theater invites the public to take a trip to...

03/05/2017: 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Andell Family Sundays

Andell Family Sundays

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. March 5, 12, 26. This month's art projects are inspired by the armor, prints, and paintings on display in the "Renaissance and Reformation:...

03/05/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Finding Belle

Finding Belle

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, California

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. through June 25. Something strange has happened to your favorite fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Snowhite, Aladdin and Mother...

03/05/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Cleary Irish Dance Performance

Cleary Irish Dance Performance

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

Get into the mood for St. Paddy's Day with a performance of Irish jigs and traditional step dancers! The Cleary Irish Dancers will do a...

03/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Target Free Sunday: Let’s Play!

Target Free Sunday: Let’s Play!

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

Come play at the museum. See how well you can hula hoops or make a giant fort and build other big structures. For ease of...

03/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

8 p.m. Tues.–Thurs., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Feb. 9-March 5. Set in England during WWII, this play concerns a...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Baby Bea’s Bakeshop, Beverly Hills, CA

2-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri. Feb. 28-May 31. Children are invited to Baby Bea's Bakeshop after school for cupcakes, coloring, storytime, and games! Think of it as...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

Join the Zimmer in recognizing the extraordinary women throughout history, as well as that are in our lives today, in today's story time and craft...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Once On This Island

Once On This Island

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 25, March 4, 2 p.m. Feb. 26, March 5, 7:30 p.m. March 2. From...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. March 3-4, 10-11, 2 p.m. March 5, 12. The award-winning Theatre 360 children's theater company presents a stage adaptation of the popular Louis...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. March 5, 26. Children can use their imaginations to go on some creative adventures during this class. They will listen to a reading...

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Help Group and The Miracle Project Present “Finding Your Place in Space”

The Help Group Autism Center, Sherman Oaks, CA

The Help Group and The Miracle Project present this original musical production performed and created by children and teens with autism and other special needs....

03/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass

Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass

24th STreet Theatre, L.A., CA

3 p.m. Feb. 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9. The 24th St. Theatre will stage the world premiere of this...

03/05/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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