Events - Apr 27, 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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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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Disneynature's "Born In China"

Disneynature's "Born In China"

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. April 21-30. Disneynature's latest Earth Day-related documentary follows the adventures of three animal families - pandas, monkeys and snow leopards –...

04/21/2017 - 04/30/2017: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 22-May 19. As part of its 50th Anniversary "ZooLAbration," the Zoo will present this four-week campaign that spotlights its conservation programs...

04/22/2017 - 05/19/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Meet the Grunion

Meet the Grunion

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

9 p.m. April 13, 27. Your grunion adventure starts at 9 p.m. with a lecture in the Aquarium's auditorium. Then it's time to hit the...

04/27/2017: 12:00 am

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CLUFest 2017

CLUFest 2017

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Curated by California Lutheran University's senior multimedia students, this exhibition spotlights emerging innovators in design, gaming, cinema, visual effects and interactive media. This family-friendly show...

04/27/2017: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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LA Kid Consignment Spring SFV Event

LA Kid Consignment Spring SFV Event

former Costco Warehouse, Canoga Park, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thur-Sat, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. 650 families are contributing over 100,000 amazing new and gently-used items to the LA Kids Consignment sale....

04/27/2017 - 04/30/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 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,...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bookworms

Bookworms

L.A. County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

10:30-11:30 a.m. April 22, 27. Come explore The Arboretum Library and its great story trees. Listen to some stories about our friend the Earth as...

04/27/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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HOORAY L.A.

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m. April 27-28. In 1981, Bob Baker created this show, which was his "love letter to Los Angeles." A cavalcade of marionettes will sing...

04/27/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario,

7:30 p.m. April 27-28, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. April 29, 1 p.m., 5 p.m. Eight Disney's princesses - Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana,...

04/27/2017 - 04/30/2017: 11:00 am - 9:30 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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 11:00 am - 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...

04/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Newport Boat Show

Newport Boat Show

Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach, CA

noon – 7 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m April 28-29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30. 44th annual yacht show will feature the newest vessels...

04/27/2017 - 04/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 7:00 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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 27-Sept. 10. (closed Mon. and holidays). Paul Simon has been one of America's preeminent pop songwriters since...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 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)....

04/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Sister Act

Sister Act

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

8 p.m. April 21, 28; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 22, 29; 2 p.m. April 23; 7:30 p.m. April 27; 1 p.m. April 30. The...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Spring Spectacular With A Disney Princess Encounter!

Spring Spectacular With A Disney Princess Encounter!

The Playroom, Sherman Oaks, Ca

The Playroom and Playdate Connection are hosting a Spring Spectacular where kids can play in the indoor play space, enjoy fun activities and other entertainment...

04/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Spring Early Childhood Center Open House

Highland Hall Waldorf School, Northridge, CA

Parents are invited to see the school's Parent & Child, Nursery and Kindergarten classes, all nestled within a beautiful outdoor play area. This is a...

04/27/2017: 3:00 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...

04/27/2017: 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...

04/27/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Redondo Beach Spring Carnival

Redondo Beach Spring Carnival

Aviation Park, Redondo Beach, CA

5-11 p.m. April 27-28, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. April 29, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. April 30. Carnival rides, a kids' zone and fun for the whole family...

04/27/2017 - 04/30/2017: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Agoura Hills Presents Author Daniel James Brown

Agoura Hills Presents Author Daniel James Brown

Agoura Hills Event & Recreation Center, Agoura Hills, CA - California

In conjunction with the city’s One City One Book community read, Agoura Hills is hosting an Olympian-themed family evening with author Daniel James Brown, who...

04/27/2017: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Teen Writers Night

Teen Writers Night

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

Are you a novelist, poet, or just simply love writing? Do you want to meet or write with other teens who share this same passion?...

04/27/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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