Events - Jul 23, 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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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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Pageant Of The Masters

Pageant Of The Masters

Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. July 7-August 31. One of the annual highlights of Laguna Beach's long-running Festival of Arts is this unusual theater production, which is...

07/07/2017 - 08/31/2017: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Andell Family Sundays

Andell Family Sundays

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. July 9, 16, 23, 30. This month, youngsters can take a trip to Egypt - at least through art-making. Projects will relate to...

07/23/2017: 12:00 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...

07/23/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Impressions Workshop

Impressions Workshop

Pelican Cove Park, Terranea Resort, , Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Enjoy a naturalist-guided coastal hike and family-friendly activities along Discovery Trail to Terranea Resort for a children’s art workshop.  Meet in front of the statue...

07/23/2017: 9:00 am - 11:00 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...

07/23/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Preserve, San Pedro, CA

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

07/23/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA/Los Angeles

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

07/23/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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...

07/23/2017: 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,...

07/23/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's The Fairies Songbook

A Faery Hunt's The Fairies Songbook

Sunset Theatre, Redondo Beach, CA

The faeries generally encourage us to go outside, but this is a special performance that ‘A Faery Hunt’ performs indoors. In this musical revue, the...

07/23/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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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...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Sunday Fun Day at Swordplay

Sunday Fun Day at Swordplay

Swordplay LA, Burbank, CA

Children can experience a morning of sword fighting and fencing fun Kids ages 5-8 will be working with different themes each week (like Star Wars,...

07/23/2017: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Art Without Walls: Shoes for a Cause

Art Without Walls: Shoes for a Cause

Hammer Museum, L.A., CA

At the Hammer today you can create fabulous footwear using everyday materials just as artist Marisa Merz made booties out of copper wire. Any footwear...

07/23/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Family Dance Jam

Family Dance Jam

The Edye At The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

Parents and children can get a little stage time at the Broad. The Family Jam uses directed experiences and open play to make for a...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 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,...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. July 17-30. The youth theater company Y.E.S. presents this exciting new adaptation of the classic Italian story that incorporates the audience’s imagination...

07/23/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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The Gamble House Special Summer Family Tours

Gamble House, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-noon July 9, 16, 23, 30. For a limited time only, the historic Gamble House will be offering four "Family Tours" geared towards younger...

07/23/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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50 Shades of Stray: Makeovers & Meows

50 Shades of Stray: Makeovers & Meows

Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats, Los Angeles, CA

IG sensation Doe Deere, mastermind behind Lime Crime make-up, will partner with Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats for a very colorful adoption event...

07/23/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Family Amphitheater Performance: Fish To Birds

Family Amphitheater Performance: Fish To Birds

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon, 2 p.m. There will be a sense of musical mystery in the air when this ensemble performs. Known for its improvisational jazz vocals, the...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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OC Fair

OC Fair

OC Fair, Costa Mesa, CA

noon-12 a.m. Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-12 a.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) July 14–Aug. 13. Fair visitor are invited to enjoy "Farm Fresh Fun." The popular...

07/23/2017: 12:00 pm - 11:30 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...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. July 15-Sept. 24. In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical comedy melodrama, the legendary Annie Oakley comes back to...

07/23/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Sun. July 7-23. (no show 2 p.m. July 8, 1 p.m. July 9)....

07/23/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Fred Kavli Theatre. Thousand Oaks Civic Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. July 14, 21; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. July 15, 22; 2 p.m., 2 p.m. July 16; 7:30 p.m. July 20; 1 p.m. July...

07/23/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 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...

07/23/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Walk Cabrillo

Walk Cabrillo

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

Go on a CMA Educator-guided hike around the Aquarium's grounds, you'll get to explore the native garden, salt marsh, beaches and tidepools and discover its...

07/23/2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Amelia Earhart Celebration

Amelia Earhart Celebration

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Amelia Earhart was an inspiring and courageous pioneer of flight exploration. Come to the Zimmer and learn about her amazing achievements with story time and...

07/23/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Born for This: The Musical

Born for This: The Musical

Broad Stage, Santa Monica,

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 11-Aug. 6 (previews July 12-19). BeBe and CeCe Winans are among America's top gospel singers. They...

07/23/2017: 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,...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Seussical

Seussical

Jack Armstrong Theater, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA

8 p.m. July 21-22, 28-29; 2 p.m. July 23; 7 p.m. July 27. Enter in the wonderful, whimsical world of Dr. Seuss as the Aerospace...

07/23/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Floor Improv Day at Union Station

The Floor Improv Day at Union Station

Union Station, L.A., CA

2-5 p.m. June 25, July 23, Aug. 27. Take a toe-tapping musical adventure at Union Station. These all-ages events will present live music, dance lessons...

07/23/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Abraham and Sarah

Abraham and Sarah

LifeHouse Theatre, Redlands, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 Sun. July 15-Aug. 13. This world premiere musical tells the story of Abram and Sarai as...

07/23/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Tea Party with Sleeping Beauty!

Tea Party with Sleeping Beauty!

Lollipop-Dream, Sherman Oaks, Ca

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

07/23/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:00 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....

07/23/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Concerts on the Green

Concerts on the Green

Warner Park, Woodland Hills, CA

6-8 p.m. July 9, 16, 23, 30. Classic rock sounds will reverberate in Warner Park this month. On July 9, Mirage will offer "Visions of...

07/23/2017: 6:00 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...

07/23/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Levitt Pavilion LA: The Hollow Trees

Levitt Pavilion LA: The Hollow Trees

Levitt Pavilion L.A., Los Angeles, CA

The popular local group The Hollow Trees create a whole forest of folk styles. They combine bluegrass, country, folk, blues and jazz with their funny...

07/23/2017: 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...

07/23/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar

Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. July 21-23, 27-30, Aug. 4-6. The Kingsmen Shakespeare wraps up its 21st season on a more serious note by doing one of...

07/23/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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