Events - Mar 19, 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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Filter Theatre presents Twelfth Night

Filter Theatre presents Twelfth Night

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

8 p.m. March 14-17, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. March 18, 2 p.m. March 19. The Wallis is proud to present the West Coast premiere of...

03/14/2017 - 03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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American Ballet Theatre presents Whipped Cream

American Ballet Theatre presents Whipped Cream

Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. March 15-17, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. March 18, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. March 19. ABT serves up the world premiere of this whimsical...

03/15/2017 - 03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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72nd Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

72nd Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17-19. The theme of this year's Orchid Show is “Orchid Mystique,” which pays homage to a family of flowering plants that...

03/17/2017 - 03/19/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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PJ Masks and Peppa Pig Head to the L.A. Zoo March 17-19!

L.A. Zoo, Los Angeles, CA

The stars of Entertainment One’s hit series Peppa Pig and PJ Masks are coming to town for a special visit with fans at the L.A....

03/17/2017 - 03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. 10:30 p.m. March 17-April 30. El Capitan will offer a beautiful experience to watch Disney's new live-action version of...

03/17/2017 - 04/30/2017: 10:45 am - 12:15 am

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L.A. Urban Nature Fest

L.A. Urban Nature Fest

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18-19. Come on down to the Natural History Museum's Nature Garden and celebrate our city's urban wild life. You can go...

03/18/2017 - 03/19/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Iron Horse Family Steampunk Carnivale

Iron Horse Family Steampunk Carnivale

Southern California Railway Museum, Perris, CA

This weekend-long event pays homage to the Victorian Era, Edwardian science fiction and the Industrial Revolution with a real, live steam-powered locomotive being the perfect...

03/18/2017 - 03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Noah's Ark After Dark: A Skirball Family Sleepover

Noah's Ark After Dark: A Skirball Family Sleepover

Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

Pack your PJs and your favorite stuffed animal, and spend the night aboard Noah’s Ark. During this animal-themed adventure, families will cozy up to the...

03/18/2017 - 03/19/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 am

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Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves will rev up your morning at this cars-and-coffee type of event that will feature classic cars, exotics, muscle cars, rat...

03/19/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 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...

03/19/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Complete Whalewatch

Complete Whalewatch

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

After a presentation from CMA Programs Director Larry Fukuhara, you'll take to the sea and see how many grey whales and other marine creatures you...

03/19/2017: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-Sept. 4. The new Butterfly Pavilion provides more room to view all of the beautiful butterflies. More than 30 species of...

03/19/2017 - 09/04/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Yarnscape

California Yarnscape

The Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA, USA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 14-June 25. See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question,...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 11-April 23. Become a butterfly breeder by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar from the Busy Bee...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Channel Islands Harbor' Whale Fun Day

Channel Islands Harbor' Whale Fun Day

Channel Islands Harbor Farmers’ Market, Oxnard, CA

Pacific Grey Whales' annual migration will be celebrated at the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers' Market. Activities will include live entertainment, marine education exhibits, an arts...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 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...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Earth Baby Creative Learning Space Opening Party

Earth Baby Creative Learning Space Opening Party

Earthbaby Boutique, Sherman Oaks, Ca

Families are invited to Earth Baby's opening craft party! Free crafts will be offered all day for kids ages 4 and up. 10 a.m.-noon, kids...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Easter Bunny Photos at The Shops at Montebello

Easter Bunny Photos at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Take treasured snapshots with the Easter Bunny. He'll be waiting for you at Center Court. Go to www.noerrbunny.com/simon/ and reserve your appointment for a photo...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's "Auntie Angelica's Fairy Garden"

A Faery Hunt's "Auntie Angelica's Fairy Garden"

The Sunset Theater Company, Redondo Beach, CA

This original, interactive musical takes the audience on a trip to Fairyland through Auntie Angelica’s magical garden. This fairy garden features adorable faeries, the king...

03/19/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Heidi Swedberg at McCabe's Guitar Shop

Heidi Swedberg at McCabe's Guitar Shop

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

Come to McCabe's for a morning of family fun with Heidi Swedberg! Heidi Swedberg and Daniel Ward will have the whole family jumping, drumming, and...

03/19/2017: 10:30 am - 11:15 am

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Art Without Walls: Monument to Rad Women

Art Without Walls: Monument to Rad Women

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

In this writing-based workshop, students can express gratitude for women they know and women they don’t know. They will add the names of inspiring women...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 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...

03/19/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Runway Funday: Spring Carnival!

Runway Funday: Spring Carnival!

Runway Playa Vista, Los Angeles, CA

A small town fair rings in Spring, with midway games, rides and amusements like Spin art, face painting, a family music stage, ferris wheel, mega...

03/19/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

03/19/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. March 18-April 2. This Y.E.S. youth theater production fleshes out the life of Flat Stanley into a whimsical musical. The show follows...

03/19/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Adventures in Neverland

Adventures in Neverland

Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

noon-1 p.m. March 11-April 1. Join Peter and Wendy as they embark on all new adventures into Neverland! When Peter returns to Neverland he finds...

03/19/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 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...

03/19/2017: 12:15 pm - 9:30 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...

03/19/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Big Fish

Big Fish

Westchester Playhouse, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 17-April 22. A heartfelt, magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that they tell, Big Fish has...

03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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...

03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Peter Rabbit Tales

Peter Rabbit Tales

Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, CA

Hop on a whimsical adventure with Peter Rabbit, his cousin Benjamin, his sister Flopsy and Mr. Todd in this imaginative theatrical adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s...

03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Tangled Fairy Tales II

Tangled Fairy Tales II

Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 11-April 1. This mini-musical gives a new twist on your favorite stories. When Mulan finds out the evil Warrior has released...

03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 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...

03/19/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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It's Magic!

It's Magic!

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

It's March so "It's Magic" time at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center. This year's incarnation of the popular, long-running show features the lineup of Jody...

03/19/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mista Cookie Jar In Concert At The Zimmer

Mista Cookie Jar In Concert At The Zimmer

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

Nothing is yummier than the musical sounds of Mista Cookie Jar! He will be mixing up a batter bowl of urban island folky rock 'n'...

03/19/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

Orange Grove Park, South Pasadena, CA

South Pasadena Little League's Challenger Division is always open for kids who have physical or mental challenges and want to play some baseball, make new...

03/19/2017: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Autism Families Night

Autism Families Night

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

The Aquarium hosts a special event that will just be for families with children or adults with autism. Visitors can enjoy a tranquil evening in...

03/19/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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