Events - Jun 11, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lancôme's Monsieur Big Pop Up Shop

BAZAR, Venice, CA

Lancôme will celebrate the launch of its new Monsieur Big mascara by creating the Lancôme Monsieur Big Pop Up Shop in the BAZAR space on...

06/09/2017 - 06/11/2017: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Early Learner Programs: Toddler Time

Early Learner Programs: Toddler Time

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

9-10:30 a.m. June 10, 10-11:30 a.m. June 11. Interactive movements between the toddler and their caregiver will focus on coordination, balance and body awareness, which...

06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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Special Olympics Summer Games

Special Olympics Summer Games

California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 10, 9a.m.-4 p.m. June 11. More than 1,100 SoCal-based athletes will compete for gold, silver and bronze honors in six different...

06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Kid Kon

Kid Kon

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11. What can you experience at the first-ever pop-culture convention for kids ages 2-18? How about...

06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Irish Fair and Music Fest

Irish Fair and Music Fest

El Dorado Park, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 10, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 11. Where will you find the largest Irish fair and music fest west of the Mississippi?...

06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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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...

06/11/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Pie Bake A'La Beverly Hills & Piesta

Pie Bake A'La Beverly Hills & Piesta

Beverly Hills Farmers Market, Beverly Hills, CA

This free annual event features a pie-baking contest, pie-eating contest for adults and children and lots of entertaining pie-themed activities including Mike the Juggler, pie...

06/11/2017: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Kayaks4Kidz's Free Summer Day Camp

Kayaks4Kidz's Free Summer Day Camp

Mother’s Beach, Marina del Rey, CA

9:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. June 11-Sept. 19. Kayaks 4 Kidz™ is a self-funded, non-profit 501 (C) youth development program that aspires to improve health and well...

06/11/2017: 9:30 am - 1:45 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...

06/11/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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3rd Annual Balboa Strawberry Festival

3rd Annual Balboa Strawberry Festival

Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA

This event offers a sweet blending of a Strawberry Festival and Neighborhood Fair. The fun attractions include inflatable slides, train rides, bounce houses, water play,...

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

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Bathe To Save's Empty The Shelter/Rescue Day - LA

Bathe To Save's Empty The Shelter/Rescue Day - LA

Pan Pacific Park, Los Angeles, CA

June 11 is National “Just One Day,” a wish to see all homeless animals find their forever homes. Come to the Bathe To Save's "Empty The...

06/11/2017: 10:00 am

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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...

06/11/2017: 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,...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: All Day

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ESMoA Community Opening of Experience 29: NOEMA

ESMoA Community Opening of Experience 29: NOEMA

ESMoA, El Segundo, California

Join ESMoA for the Community Opening of Experience 29: NOEMA! A noema is the object, or content, of a thought. ESMoA Experience celebrates and brings...

06/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom Children's Musical

Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom Children's Musical

Studio C Artists, L.A., CA

10 a.m. June 3, 17-18, 24, 11:30 a.m. June 4, 10, 11, 25. When a mysterious, magical “gift” arrives at the Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom, its...

06/11/2017: 10:00 am - 12:30 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...

06/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Skirball Playdate: Sunday in the Park

Skirball Playdate: Sunday in the Park

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

Let’s go to the Park! At this workshop, kids will spend time in the Skirball's new outdoor family hangout space, specially designed for music making...

06/11/2017: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Art Without Walls: Wear Your Activism

Art Without Walls: Wear Your Activism

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Design wearable art with slogans and symbols to support a cause you believe in. Take inspiration from Andrea Bowers, an artist who merges art and...

06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Family Fundays: Ferdinand The Bull

Family Fundays: Ferdinand The Bull

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga,

Creative PlayGround has transformed Munro Leaf's classic tale about a brave bull into an audience-participatory production that retains the book's powerful message of non-violence. Ages...

06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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...

06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 11-Oct. 15. Explore the concept of "home" through the eyes,...

06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dance Sundays with Debbie Allen & Friends

Dance Sundays with Debbie Allen & Friends

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

Kick up your heels and shake a leg at the Wallis for its monthly free dance party. Debbie Allen and her pals will get your...

06/11/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:45 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...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Park at the Skirball

The Park at the Skirball

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 10-Sept. 3. Inspired by the wonderful "Paul Simon: Words & Music" exhibit, this temporary outdoor space offers...

06/11/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

06/11/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Follow the Rainbow

Andell Family Sundays: Follow the Rainbow

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. June 4, 11, 18, 25. This month's drop-in workshop lets kids experiment with color just like artists Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, and Polly...

06/11/2017: 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...

06/11/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Happy Birthday Pasadena!

Happy Birthday Pasadena!

Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA

The public is invited to celebrate Pasadena's 131st birthday! The family-friendly festivities will include railroad themed & chalk art workshops (1-4 p.m.) as well as...

06/11/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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...

06/11/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids Club: Nature Walk

Kids Club: Nature Walk

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Pop over to the Garden for a spring Nature Walk at this month’s Kids Club program. Visit the four mission stations to gather leaf litter...

06/11/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Fabulous Fables Of Aesop

The Fabulous Fables Of Aesop

The Complex Hollywood – Ruby Theatre, Hollywood, CA

4 p.m. June 4, 18, 2:30 p.m. June 10, 17, 24, 1 p.m. June 11. Following sold-out runs in Santa Monica and North Hollywood, ShoWorks...

06/11/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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A CraftLab Workshop: Abstract Felt Sculptures

A CraftLab Workshop: Abstract Felt Sculptures

Craft & Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

Exhibiting artist Lloyd Hamrol leads an fun felt drop-in workshop inspired by his monumental felt sculpture for the exhibition Material as Metaphor. You will be...

06/11/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Richard Goad Theatre, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. June 3, 9-10, 16-17, 2 p.m. June 4, 11. Caesar, Marc Antony and Brutus are the central figures in Shakespeare's classic political thriller,...

06/11/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Tea Party with Moana!

Tea Party with Moana!

Lollipop-Dream, Northridge, Ca

Tea party with Moana! Kids will dress-up, get face paint, play some games, hear a story, have an opportunity to take photos, learn tea etiquette,...

06/11/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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I'm Not Famous

I'm Not Famous

The Other Place, Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

7 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. June 3-July 22. The Santa Monica Playhouse not only extended this show but added a Sunday matinee because grandparents,...

06/11/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Kids' Craft Day

Kids' Craft Day

Vroman’s Hastings Ranch, Pasadena, CA

Carmen will help kids create and decorate their own mini-paper kites  

06/11/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Kingdom Hearts Live

Kingdom Hearts Live

Dolby Theatre, L.A.,

8 p.m. June 10, 3 p.m. June 11, 8 p.m. June 14. Fans and music lovers alike will soon be able to enjoy the first-ever...

06/11/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Free Concert

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Free Concert

Encino Park, Encino, CA

The LAYO, featuring local middle and high school kids, will perform a free community concert that will preview its 2017 Italy tour. Under the guidance...

06/11/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Magic with Tommy Salami!

Magic with Tommy Salami!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

Abracadabra! Join the Zimmer's special guest Tommy Salami as he marvels your mind with magnificent magic tricks and silly balloon animals!

06/11/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga , CA

3:30 p.m. June 4, 11, 18, 25. The Botanicum's theater will become a little more enchanting when the company performs Midsummer, its signature production (which...

06/11/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:30 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...

06/11/2017: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Back To The Future Marathon

Back To The Future Marathon

Aero Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

The American Cinematheque will show back-to-back-to-back screenings of Back To The Future. Watch all three and keep track of how many different decades the characters...

06/11/2017: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Concerts On The Green

Concerts On The Green

Warner Park, Woodland Hills,

6 p.m. June 11, 18, 25. June offers a marvelous variety of music at Warner Park on Sunday nights. This year's summer concert season starts...

06/11/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Free Monterey Park Summer Concert

Free Monterey Park Summer Concert

Barnes Park Amphitheater, Monterey Park, CALIFORNIA

Enjoy the sweet sounds of summer in the City of Monterey Park's Barnes Park Amphitheater. Flashback to 80s today with the band Video Star. The...

06/11/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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World of Dance Free Show

World of Dance Free Show

5 Towers concert venue at Universal CityWalk, Universal City, CA

The new NBC dance competition series World of Dance leaps off of the samall screen and onto the “5 Towers” stage at Universal CityWalk for...

06/11/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Meet The Grunion

Meet The Grunion

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Start your evening adventure at 9 p.m. (the aquarium opens at 8 p.m.) with a lecture about the grunion in the aquarium's auditorium. Then it's...

06/11/2017: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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