Events - Apr 20, 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.

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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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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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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Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum, Catalina Island, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-Dec. 11 (closed Thanksgiving Day). An internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly creates unique sculptural pieces that are known for their unusual...

03/26/2017 - 12/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. April 1, 8-23, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 2-7. You'll be shouting "boy, oh, boysenberry!" at Knott's Berry Farm this month. The annual...

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

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Portals Project at Grand Park

Portals Project at Grand Park

Grand Park, Los Angeles, California

8-10 a.m., noon-2 p.m. April 10-23. The Portals Project is an unusual installation set up in a large gold shipping container placed in Grand Park....

04/10/2017 - 04/23/2017: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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City Language Immersion Charter School Tour

City Language Immersion Charter School Tour

CLIC’s Coliseum Elementary School Campus, Los Angeles, CA-California

City Language Immersion Charter (CLIC), a tuition free TK-5th grade public school, provides a dual immersion, project-based education to a diverse student body. At CLIC,...

04/20/2017: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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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...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 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,...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

04/20/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Meadow Preschool Tour

Meadow Preschool Tour

Meadow Preschool, Santa Monica, CA

Parents are invited to come check out Meadow Preschool, the new nature-based preschool in Santa Monica. The tour begins promptly at 10am and should last...

04/20/2017 - 04/22/2017: 10:00 am - 11:15 am

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Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Mon. April 8-Aug. 7. The Huntington honors Octavia Butler, a Pasadena native who became the first African-American woman to win acclaim, and...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. April 20-21, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. April 22-23. Eight Disney's princesses - Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow...

04/20/2017 - 04/23/2017: 11:00 am - 9:00 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...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ocean Zone Exhibit

Ocean Zone 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. March 28-Aug. 20. Children can do some oceanic exploration at this interactive exhibit. They...

04/20/2017: 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...

04/20/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Spring Luncheon

Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Spring Luncheon

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA

The Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai is hosting their Annual Spring Luncheon. The fundraiser will be hosted by NBC News anchor & Access Hollywood host Natalie Morales and...

04/20/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

04/20/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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LA Spring Fair

LA Spring Fair

Whittier Narrows Rec. Park – La Prada Event Plaza, South El Monte, CA

5-10 p.m. Wed.-Thur., 5-11 p.m. Fri., noon-11 p.m. Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun. (closed Mon.-Tues.). The largest spring festival in Los Angeles County offers 15 acres...

04/20/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

04/20/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas Presents Steam Cirque

Circus Vargas Presents Steam Cirque

Burbank Big Top, Burbank, CA

7:30 p.m. April 20-21; 1 p.m., 4 p.m. 7:30 p.m. April 22, 29, May 6; 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. April 23, 30, May...

04/20/2017: All Day

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Into The Woods

Into The Woods

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California

8 p.m. Tues-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (and 2 p.m. May 5) April 5-May 14 (no show April 12)....

04/20/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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...

04/20/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Elementary Outdoor Crafts and Fun

Elementary Outdoor Crafts and Fun

Altadena Library District, Altadena, CA

Come to the library to do such activities as making outdoor crafts, playing with bubbles and planting a garden. Be warned: you may get a...

04/20/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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KidCraft

KidCraft

Durant Branch Library, Los Angeles, CA

KidCraft engages the whole family by offering a variety of arts, crafts, performances and other activities. Every month holds different things to do. More details...

04/20/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Library Research Skills

Library Research Skills

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

High school students can learn the process of conducting library research and various research tools, resources, and collections available to the public. This workshop will...

04/20/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The Cat That Changed America Screening

The Cat That Changed America Screening

Oak Park High School Pavilion, Oak Park, CA

Oak Park Unified School District will screen this award-winning documentary as part of its continued efforts to educate students about environmental stewardship. This film depicts...

04/20/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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