Events - Jul 1, 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.

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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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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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: 3:00 pm - 8:00 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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Encore Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Encore Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach,

7:30 p.m. June 30, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. July 1, 1 p.m. July 2. Ariel, Prince Eric, King Triton, Ursula and all of your other...

06/30/2017 - 07/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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Eat See Hear at The Autry

Eat See Hear at The Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

5:30-11 p.m. July holds a trio of top Hollywood films that you can watch on the Autry lawn as part of the Eat See Hear...

07/01/2017: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Kwan Fong Art Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. June 9-Sept. 28. In collaboration with London's Bankside Gallery, the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture presents an exhibition celebrating...

07/01/2017: All Day

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CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Come out and help Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's educators keep their Coastal Park clean and eco-friendly. You can also assist in collecting and categorizing the various...

07/01/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Monthly Beach Cleanup

Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

8-10 a.m. July 1, 5. July contains two cleanup events. Why, you ask? The second one is the added one because CMA does a big...

07/01/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Saturday Restoration at Madrona Marsh

Saturday Restoration at Madrona Marsh

Madrona Marsh Preserve, San Pedro, CA

Volunteering with your kids is a great way to teach them to be good stewards of the planet as well as the importance of giving...

07/01/2017: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Living History Flying Day: P-47G Thunderbolt

Living History Flying Day: P-47G Thunderbolt

Planes of Fame, Chino, California

The Planes of Fame Air Museum's monthly Living History Flying Day features the Republic P-47G Thunderbolt today. There will be a speaker panel of distinguished...

07/01/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Summer Vacation & Beach Cupcake Decorating Event

Summer Vacation & Beach Cupcake Decorating Event

American Girl Place, L.A., CA

Girls can get ready for a summer adventure by personalizing their very own license plate, creating cupcakes and playing fun games. Her doll will get...

07/01/2017: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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4th of July Weekend Celebrations at Citadel Outlets

4th of July Weekend Celebrations at Citadel Outlets

Citadel Outlets, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. July 1-3, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. July 4. Not only will the Citadel Outlets be celebrating July 4th weekend with a big holiday...

07/01/2017 - 07/04/2017: 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Anime Expo

Anime Expo

L.A. Convention Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 1-3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 4. A multitude of animated characters will be populating the L.A. Convention Center as fans flock...

07/01/2017 - 07/04/2017: 10:00 am - 11:30 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...

07/01/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

07/01/2017: 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,...

07/01/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The International Printing Museum's Independence Day Celebration

The International Printing Museum's Independence Day Celebration

International Printing Museum, Carson, CA

Celebrate America's birthday with our nation's founding fathers Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams or, as the Museum calls them, "the Confounding Brothers." The...

07/01/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Marionettes Present The Circus

Bob Baker's Marionettes Present The Circus

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m. Thurs-Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 30-July 23 (no show July 6). The Circus is coming to town! Not just any circus but the...

07/01/2017: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Ilene Cohen Puppet Theater

Ilene Cohen Puppet Theater

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Ilene Cohen and her puppet friends will entertain youngsters with stories to tickle their funny bone. Ages 3-7.

07/01/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Let's Play! Drop-in Family Fun

Let's Play! Drop-in Family Fun

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 20-July 28. The Autry is offering a unique "play-time" as part of its new "Play" exhibit. Museum visitors can play games...

07/01/2017: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Special Storytime Guest Lisa DeSimini

Special Storytime Guest Lisa DeSimini

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

At this special storytime, author Lisa DeSimini will present her new book, the Fleatastics, which is about a family of fleas and their traveling acrobatic...

07/01/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 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...

07/01/2017: 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,...

07/01/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kid's Club at Sherman Oaks Galleria

Kid's Club at Sherman Oaks Galleria

Sherman Oaks Galleria, Sherman Oaks, CA

11 a.m. Sat. through July 29. Kid's Club is back at the Sherman Oaks Galleria for its 8th year. Great entertainers are paired with kids...

07/01/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 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...

07/01/2017: 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...

07/01/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Amphitheater Performances: International Connection

Family Amphitheater Performances: International Connection

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon, 2 p.m. International Connection is an appropriate act to open this summer's performance series. Taking a cue to the global music that has inspired...

07/01/2017: 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...

07/01/2017: 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...

07/01/2017: 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...

07/01/2017: 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...

07/01/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

07/01/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

07/01/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Life Cycle of the Sunflower

Cahuenga Library, Los Angeles, CA

Kids can learn about the life cycle of the sunflower with stories and a craft. Ages: 5-11.

07/01/2017: 12:30 pm - 1:30 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,...

07/01/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. June 30, July 7; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. July 1 8; 2 p.m. July 2, 9; 7:30 p.m. July 6. A classic of...

07/01/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA

2-6 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 12:30-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Seahorse fans should saddle up and ride over to the Santa Monica Aquarium because those unique little fish (yes,...

07/01/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Tea Party With Rapunzel!

Tea Party With Rapunzel!

Lollipop-DReam, Sherman Oaks, Ca

Enjoy a tea party with Rapunzel! Kids will also dress-up, get face paint, play some games, hear a  story, have an opportunity to take photos,...

07/01/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Cahuenga Library Teen Book Club

Cahuenga Library Teen Book Club

Cahuenga Library, Los Angeles, CA

Teens and tweens will meet to discuss the witty, heartbreaking novel "The Absolutely True Diaries of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Snacks will include...

07/01/2017: 3:00 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,...

07/01/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Channel Islands Harbor Presents Concerts by the Sea

Channel Islands Harbor Presents Concerts by the Sea

Peninsula Park, Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, Calif.

4-6 p.m. Sat. July 1-26. Channel Islands Harbor is holding its Concerts by the Sea on Saturdays afternoons this summer. The lineup is July 1:...

07/01/2017: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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The Frog Spot Music Series

The Frog Spot Music Series

The Frog Spot, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m. July 1, 8, 15, 22. The Friends of the Los Angeles River’s outreach center The Frog Spot will present live music on Saturdays...

07/01/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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28th Annual Mariachi USA

28th Annual Mariachi USA

Hollywood Bowl, Los Anglees, CA

Marichi USA celebrates its 28 years on July 1, 2017. Now the premier mariachi music festival in the world and the Hollywood Bowl's only annual...

07/01/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Measure For Measure

Measure For Measure

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. June 24-July 23. The Independent Shakespeare Company opens its summer season with a dark comedy set in decadent Vienna. Full of surprises...

07/01/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Love's Labour's Lost

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Love's Labour's Lost

Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. June 30 and July 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16. Find out what happens when King of Navarre and his four companions take an...

07/01/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Seussical

Seussical

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.  June 24-July 29. This fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza has been a hit with audiences since it hit Broadway. Tony winners Lynn Ahrens...

07/01/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Shakespeare By The Sea: The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare By The Sea: The Taming of the Shrew

Point Fermin Park, San Pedro, CA

Shakespeare by the Sea commences its 20th season with this bawdy comedy. They will be doing free productions of it, as well as Macbeth, throughout...

07/01/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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