Events - Jul 2, 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, 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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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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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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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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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...

07/02/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 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,...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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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...

07/02/2017: 10:30 am - 2:30 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...

07/02/2017: 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,...

07/02/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mini-Train Rides

Mini-Train Rides

Wilson Park, Torrance, CA

Have a little old-fashioned fun taking a mini-train ride in Torrance's Wilson Park. The Southern California Live Steamers offers these public run days on the...

07/02/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Amphitheater Performances: The Steady 45s

Family Amphitheater Performances: The Steady 45s

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon, 2 p.m. This local group mines the wonderfully energetic sounds found in Jamaica in the 1960s. They will have the audience at the Skirball...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 12:00 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...

07/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Family Movie Event at the Museum of Ventura County

Family Movie Event at the Museum of Ventura County

Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA

Continuing its Summer of Love celebration, the Museum of Ventura County will show a family favorite from the Sixties: The Love Bug. This revved-up comedy...

07/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Gypsies in a Trunk's Fairy Tale Theater Shows

Gypsies in a Trunk's Fairy Tale Theater Shows

Harbor View Park, Channel Island Harbor, CA

Channel Islands Harbor presents Gypsies in a Trunk, the all-volunteer troupe of actors who perform free fairy tales for the young and the young at...

07/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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...

07/02/2017: 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,...

07/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Seussical

Seussical

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

2 p.m. Sun. June 25-July 23. This fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza has been a hit with audiences since it hit Broadway. Tony winners Lynn Ahrens...

07/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Sunday At The Zimmer: Super Heroes!

Sunday At The Zimmer: Super Heroes!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

Everyone has a super power, what is yours? Find out today at the Zimmer with a superhero meet-and-greet, supersonic arts and crafts, and a Superhero...

07/02/2017: 2:00 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,...

07/02/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Tea Party With Elsa!

Tea Party With Elsa!

Lollipop-Dream, Northridge, Ca

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

07/02/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga,

7:30 p.m. July 2, 16, 3:30 p.m. July 8, 30. George Orwell's sharp satire examines about the corrupting influence of power through the fall of...

07/02/2017: 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Aquarium of the Pacific Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

5-8 p.m. Sun. June 25 through Sept. 3. Make your summer weekend fun last a little longer by heading to the Aquarium on Sunday evenings....

07/02/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Janss Marketplace Summer Concert

Janss Marketplace Summer Concert

Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

6-8 p.m. June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23. The Janss Marketplace presents a wide range of music styles in...

07/02/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Levitt Pavilion LA: Jessica Fichot

Levitt Pavilion LA: Jessica Fichot

Levitt Pavilion L.A., Los Angeles, CA

Paris-born, Los Angeles-based chanteuse/songwriter Jessica Fichot takes listeners on a musical adventure that reflects her multi-ethnic French/Chinese/American upbringing. Fichot's imaginative music visits 1940's Shanghai jazz,...

07/02/2017: 6:30 pm - 8:00 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...

07/02/2017: 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...

07/02/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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