Events - Jun 18, 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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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, Sylmar, 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 walk...

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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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Cars 3

Cars 3

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:45 p.m., 11:10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. June 16-July 30....

06/16/2017 - 07/30/2017: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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53rd Annual L.A. Roadsters Show

53rd Annual L.A. Roadsters Show

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

7 a.m.-5 p.m. June 17, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. June 18. If the big daddy in your house loves old hot rods, then hit the road...

06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Ice Cream Social for Father's Day Weekend

Ice Cream Social for Father's Day Weekend

Snipits Children’s Hair Salon & Spa, Monrovia, CA

Celebrate father's day with us - treat yourself with a great haircut and your dad ice cream. Complimentary ice cream for each child and their...

06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Pasadena Chalk Festival

Pasadena Chalk Festival

Paseo Colorado Shopping Center, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 17-18. Paseo Colorado and Light Bringer Project celebrates this festival's 25th anniversary is suitably colorful ways. Nearly 600 street painters, from...

06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music!

Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music!

City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim,

10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. June 17; 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. June 18 Elmo, along with Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and his Sesame Street...

06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Father’s Day Wooden Boat Show

Father’s Day Wooden Boat Show

Channel Islands Maritime Museum, Oxnard, CA

In honor of Father's Day, the Channel Islands Maritime Museum will display five classic wooden boats, including Cheerio II and the Rose of Sharon will...

06/18/2017: 9:00 am - 4:00 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...

06/18/2017: 9:30 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...

06/18/2017: 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,...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: All Day

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Father's Day at The Petersen

Father's Day at The Petersen

The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, CA

The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate Father’s Day with a unique under-the-hood display of iconic cars, discounts on admission and membership, and a rooftop penthouse...

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

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Father's Day Battleship, Brews & BBQ

Father's Day Battleship, Brews & BBQ

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

Treat your dad to a visit aboard this historic ship and enjoy music, beer and spirits and barbecue food. San Pedro Brewing Company will be...

06/18/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Father's Day Weekend Pop-Up Shaves

Diamond Bar, Diamond Bar, CA

To help Dads enjoy a little pampering on their special day, the SoCal Honda Dealers are hosting complimentary Helpful Honda Pop-Up Shaves! Today the Helpful Honda Guys in Blue will...

06/18/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

06/18/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Family Flicks Film Series: An American Tail

Family Flicks Film Series: An American Tail

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

In this 1986 animated musical, Fievel Mousekewitz and his family of Russian-Jewish mice flee the Czarist rule of cats in the 1800s, boarding a boat...

06/18/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Family Fundays: The Legends of King Arthur

Family Fundays: The Legends of King Arthur

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga,

Kids will have a royal time at this interactive performance that relives the adventures of Arthur, Guinevere, Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table....

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 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,...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pacific Electric Weekend With Daniel Tiger

Pacific Electric Weekend With Daniel Tiger

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

Hop on board and take a ride back in time on the Big Red Cars of the Pacific. This weekend is when the Museum has...

06/18/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

06/18/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Garden Workshop: Father's Day Celebration

Family Garden Workshop: Father's Day Celebration

Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, CA

Celebrate Father’s Day by bringing the whole family together in the Public Garden. With the help of educators from the Garden School Foundation, you can...

06/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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k9 connection's 11th Annual Summer Fest

k9 connection's 11th Annual Summer Fest

Malibu Bluffs Park, Malibu, CA

This festival offers fun for humans and canines. There will be games and contests for people and dogs. And some things for both - like...

06/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids in the Courtyard And Concert

Kids in the Courtyard And Concert

Fowler Museum at UCLA, L.A., California

The Fowler provides families with a pair of free activities. During the Kids in the Courtyard drop-in art workshop (1-4 p.m.), children can create shrink...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

06/18/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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3DT Presents Oklahoma!

3DT Presents Oklahoma!

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach,

8 p.m. June 16-17, 23-24; 2 p.m. June 18, 25. Oh, what a beautiful musical theater experience you will be have at this production of...

06/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Father's Day at the Zimmer

Father's Day at the Zimmer

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

D-A-D-D-Y! Today, the Zimmer celebrates dads! In the Art Studio, kids decorate picture frames to show off photos of one of their favorite family members.

06/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

Getty Center, Los Angeles,

Follow in the footsteps of young wizards in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and...

06/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Tea Party with Ariel!

Tea Party with Ariel!

Lollipop-Dream, Northridge, Ca

It's a tea party with Ariel! kids will also dress-up, get face paint, play some games, hear a story, have an opportunity to take photos,...

06/18/2017: 2:30 pm - 4:00 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,...

06/18/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:00 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...

06/18/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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American Cinematheque's 70mm Film Series

American Cinematheque's 70mm Film Series

The Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

The American Cinematheque salutes the extraordinary films released in 1982 that were shot on the then-new 70mm film stock. The program's movie line-up is Jim...

06/18/2017: 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...

06/18/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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