Events - May 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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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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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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Valley Kids Consignment Children's Spring Sale

Valley Kids Consignment Children's Spring Sale

Valley Kids Consignment, Northridge, Ca

Valley Kids Consignment is where parents whose children have outgrown their items and can sell them at a reduced price for new families to enjoy....

05/10/2017 - 06/18/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 12-Sept. 10. In this exhibition, you can explore the 200-million-year history of mammals, and encounter some quite unusual, rare and strange...

05/12/2017 - 09/10/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mission Circuit Dog Show

Mission Circuit Dog Show

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 25-29. Thousands of dogs in hundreds of breeds will be competing in this annual event. Find out which ones will be...

05/25/2017 - 05/29/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Sherlocked: The Official Sherlock Convention

Sherlocked: The Official Sherlock Convention

LAX Marriott, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m. May 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27-28. It's no mystery what this convention is about. Making its US debut, Sherlocked focuses on the...

05/26/2017 - 05/28/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

9:30 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 4:20 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 9:30 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 4:20 p.m., and 7:45 p.m., 11 p.m. Fri.-Sat. May 26-June 11....

05/26/2017 - 06/11/2017: 9:30 am - 10:15 pm

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Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

Downtown Garden Grove, Garden Grove, CA

1-10 p.m. May 26, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 27-28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 29. There will be another crop of strawberry fun at Garden Grove...

05/26/2017 - 05/29/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Memory 5D+

Memory 5D+

Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. May 26-27. What is Memory 5D+? It's a unique, unusual multi-million-dollar, multi-sensory theatrical experience that features more than 35 Chinese musicians, dancers, acrobats...

05/26/2017 - 05/27/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-9 p.m. May 17-Sept. 10. The epic, immersive “Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT!” ride is the big, new attraction at California Adventure, but there...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Early Learner Programs: Garden Buds

Early Learner Programs: Garden Buds

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

Young garden buddies will learn about leaves and flowers during this hands-on learning experience that aims to cultivate children's relationships with plants and nature. Class...

05/27/2017: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Zoo Explorers

Zoo Explorers

L.A. Zoo, Los Angeles, CA

Today's Zoo Explorers will be delving into the desert, and discovering how creatures stay cool and protected in places where temperatures climb into the 100s....

05/27/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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theBlu: An Underwater VR Experience

theBlu: An Underwater VR Experience

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 8-June 18. Back by popular demand! Swim alongside manta rays, angler fish, and a blue whale – in virtual reality! Wearing...

05/27/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. This high-flying exhibit salutes Boeing's 100 years in the aerospace world. It features immersive simulations and interactive design challenge...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 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...

05/27/2017: 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,...

05/27/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Corona Renaissance Festival

Corona Renaissance Festival

Riverview recreaction park, Corona, Ca

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 27-June 23. Family friendly entertainment in a renaissance old world village. Enjoy food, jousting, unusual vendors and costumed villagers displaying...

05/27/2017: All Day

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Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Take a step back to prehistoric times at the Discovery Cube LA. In this immersive exhibit, you will walkl...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Young doctors-in-training can help out at the McStuffins Toy Hospital E.R., Pet Vet, and Nursery at this Discovery Cube...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fiesta Hermosa

Fiesta Hermosa

Downtown Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Beach, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27-29. 150,000 people typically flock to Fiesta Hermosa, which has been called Southern California's "largest arts & crafts fair." Besides the...

05/27/2017 - 05/29/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance,

On this docent-led walk on the Preserve, families can learn about the history of Madrona Marsh. Look and listen for resident and migrant species visiting...

05/27/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

05/27/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Topanga Days Country Fair

Topanga Days Country Fair

Topanga Community Club, Topanga, CA

This popular spring-time festival is 44 years young, but it still has a youthful, groovy vibe to it. The family-friendly affair features such traditional goofy...

05/27/2017 - 05/29/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Wild Art Weekend

Wild Art Weekend

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-28, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 29. Art and nature mix together at Kidspace over this holiday weekend, letting children discover the...

05/27/2017 - 05/29/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Authors Appearance: Benson Shum & Ryan Higgins

Authors Appearance: Benson Shum & Ryan Higgins

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

At this Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase, you will meet Benson Shum, who will be presenting and signing his picture book, Holly’s Day at...

05/27/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Hooray L.A.

Hooray L.A.

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 5-28.  In 1981, Bob Baker created this show, which was his "love letter to Los Angeles." A cavalcade...

05/27/2017: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Ronna Dragon Music Fun

Ronna Dragon Music Fun

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Preschool music teacher Ronna Dragon brings with her songs and instruments for a happy, play-filled interactive musical experience for kids. She’ll share songs from her...

05/27/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Getty Villa's Roman Holidays

Getty Villa's Roman Holidays

Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, CA

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 6-Sept 3. Take a trip to the past and visit a Roman Holidays celebration. Find out what ancient Rome looked...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Honk! Jr.

Honk! Jr.

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. May 13-May 28. "The Ugly Duckling" brought to life on stage in this delightful adaptation of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen fable....

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Miss Tracey's Ballyhoo Story Show

Miss Tracey's Ballyhoo Story Show

The Clubhouse Improv, Los Angeles, California

Miss Tracey will take kids ages 6 and younger on a wild and crazy story telling journey. Her original sketched-out stories are brought to life...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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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...

05/27/2017: 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...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Robotics By The Sea

Robotics By The Sea

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

The Aquarium will spotlight the imaginative, new creations built by local high school robotics clubs. Besides checking out the robotics demonstrations, you can learn about...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, California

7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sun. May 19-June 4. Judy Blume's popular tale of Peter and...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 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...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Minnow Show!: A Kid's Film & Art Series

The Minnow Show!: A Kid's Film & Art Series

Velaslavasay Panorama, L.A., CA

Smokehouse Films (L.A.) presents a selection of animated 16mm films from their rare film archive, including works by avant-garde animators Norman McLaren (BAFTA Award Winner),...

05/27/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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California Institute of the Arts Community Arts Partnership 2017 Annual Youth Arts Exhibition

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), Los Angeles, CA

This exhibition showcases artwork from 2016-2017 CAP programs at the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, the Advanced Visual Art at Hauser & Wirth, Santa Clarita...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Family Day at PMCA

Family Day at PMCA

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Parents and kids can take part in colorful drop-in art projects based on PMCA's current exhibits. Gesture drawing, self-portraiture  sculpture will be among the creative...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Future Aleppo Exhibit

Future Aleppo Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon–5 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.–Sun. May 23-Aug. 18. This exhibit might be the smallest in L.A. now - it is just one piece...

05/27/2017: 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...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janns Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

On the last Saturday of the month, children can enjoy doing craft projects and cool activities at the Kids Fun Zone. New this year is...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 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...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Santa Anita Carnival

Santa Anita Carnival

Santa Anita Park, Arcadia,

noon-7 p.m. May 27-29. The Santa Anita Park Infield will be a cool carnival over Memorial Day weekend. Bring the family out to enjoy fun...

05/27/2017 - 05/29/2017: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

The Second City Hollywood, Los Angeles , CA

Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine. It features improv games that...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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The Princesses Around the World Adventure

The Princesses Around the World Adventure

Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

noon Sat.-Sun. May 13-June 11. Join the Little Mermaid on an adventure around the world as she helps her friend, the Princess of the Pacific...

05/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

05/27/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

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. May 16-June 24. The megahit, Tony Award-winning “Jersey Boys” returns to Los...

05/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

Theatre West, Los Angeles, California

1 p.m. Sat. Feb. 4-July 1. Based on the old Grimm Fairy Tale, this musical actually predated the Disney film. It is an original work,...

05/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Jazz Hands for Autism Concert

Jazz Hands for Autism Concert

GLAD Auditorium, L.A., CA

Come enjoy a Saturday afternoon of good food, good music and good people. The musicians performing are all on the autism spectrum, and the event...

05/27/2017: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Auditions for Madagascar Jr & Bye Bye Birdie

Auditions for Madagascar Jr & Bye Bye Birdie

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

Theatre 360 will hold auditions for its two summer musicals, Madagascar Jr and Bye Bye Birdie. Auditions will take place May 27 from 2-5 p.m....

05/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 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...

05/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Sleeping Beauty Tea Party!

Sleeping Beauty Tea Party!

Lollipop Dream Sherman Oaks, Sherman Oaks, California

Children are invited to a tea party with Sleeping Beauty at Lollipop Dream Sherman Oaks! They can also dress-up, get face paint, play some games,...

05/27/2017: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Grunion Fish-tival

Grunion Fish-tival

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

At one of Southern California's most unique festival, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium throws a big celebration for the tiny grunion. Here's your chance to hatch...

05/27/2017: 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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