Events - Jul 30, 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: 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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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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Long Beach Crawfish Festival

Long Beach Crawfish Festival

Rainbow Lagoon, Long Beach, CA

5-10 .p.m. July 28, noon-10 p.m. July 29-30. The Bayou comes to Long Beach with this popular fest stuffed with tasty Cajun delicacies, live music...

07/28/2017 - 07/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Hollywood Bowl, L.A., CA

8 p.m. July 28-29, 7:30 p.m. July 30. Featuring ABBA's greatest hits, this world-wide stage smash hit will be this year's staged musical at the...

07/28/2017 - 07/30/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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California Watermelon Festival

California Watermelon Festival

Hansen Dam Soccer Park Complex, Lake View Terrace, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Get ready for your slice of happiness at the California Watermelon Festival. The melon mania features free watermelons, carving displays, cooking demonstrations,...

07/29/2017 - 07/30/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Love Long Beach Festival

Love Long Beach Festival

Shoreline Village, Long Beach, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 29-30. Art, food court, vendors, yoga, sports and two stages presenting dance music DJ's are just some of the ways to...

07/29/2017 - 07/30/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival

23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival

Plaza Park, Oxnard, CA

11 a.m.-7 p.m. July 29-30. Salsa and salsa - what a perfection combination platter, especially for an event called the Oxnard Salsa Festival. Whether you...

07/29/2017 - 07/30/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

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

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Num Noms Event At California Donuts

Num Noms Event At California Donuts

California Donuts, L.A., CA

California Donuts and iconic The toy company Num Noms has partnered with California Donuts for a custom, limited-edition Num Noms donut creation. The first 150 customers a free Num...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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,...

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

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Mister G In Concert

Mister G In Concert

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

Mister G gets an A when it comes to creating children's music. He has impressed crowds from New York's Central Park to L.A.'s own Getty...

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

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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,...

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

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Theatricum Kids Koncerts: Justin Roberts

Theatricum Kids Koncerts: Justin Roberts

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

Roberts ranks right at the top of today's family music scene. Last year, the award-winning musician released Lemonade, a more acoustic-based CD, to join his...

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

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826LA@Hammer: Show, Don’t Tell

826LA@Hammer: Show, Don’t Tell

Hammer Museum, L.A., CA

Explore how images and words combine to tell a complete story. Create characters in adventurous situations, and illustrate your very own books. The workshop is...

07/30/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Free Good Humor Ice Cream at Malibu Country Mart

Free Good Humor Ice Cream at Malibu Country Mart

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

An interactive vending machine will be stationed at Malibu Country Mart, to surprise and delight fans with fun selfie filters, free Good Humor ice cream...

07/30/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

07/30/2017: 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,...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

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

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The Gamble House "Upstairs Downstairs" Tours

The Gamble House "Upstairs Downstairs" Tours

The Gamble House, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., noon-3 p.m. Sun. July 27-Aug. 13. For a limited time this summer, the Gamble House will again open its servants’ quarters...

07/30/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

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

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Family Amphitheater Performance: Heidi Swedberg

Family Amphitheater Performance: Heidi Swedberg

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon, 2 p.m. Southern Californians who are fans of family music should already be familiar with Swedberg. She has released several albums with her group,...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Vroman’s Bookstore Local Author Day: Kids Edition

Vroman’s Bookstore Local Author Day: Kids Edition

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Our monthly Local Author Day will feature Jean Blasiar. Her children's book is all about what happens to the animals at the zoo when they...

07/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

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

07/30/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Pierson Playhouse, Pacific Palisades, CA

7 p.m.  July 28, Aug. 3-4; 2 p.m., 5 p.m. July 29, Aug. 5; 2 p.m. July 30, Aug. 6. Theatre Palisades Youth production of...

07/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 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...

07/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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International Day of Friendship Celebration

International Day of Friendship Celebration

Zimmer Museum, L.A., CA

Friends make the world go round! Come to the Zimmer and create charming friendship bracelets and write thank you  cards to your dearest friends.

07/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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,...

07/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Tea Party with Sofia the First!

Tea Party with Sofia the First!

Lollipop-Dream, Northridge, Ca

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

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

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

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Grand Performances: Peter And The Wolf

Grand Performances: Peter And The Wolf

Grand Performances, California Plaza, L.A., CA

3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. July 30, Aug, 6, 13, 20. Families can encounter four different interpretations of Peter and The Wolf at Grand Performances. On...

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

07/30/2017: 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....

07/30/2017: 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...

07/30/2017: 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...

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

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Levitt Pavilion LA: Twinkle Time

Levitt Pavilion LA: Twinkle Time

Levitt Pavilion L.A., Los Angeles, CA

What time is it? Twinkle Time! Come down to MacArthur Park and catch the colorful show that will surely brighten up  your Sunday evening. Before...

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

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. July 29-Sept. 3. Two Gentlemen of Verona was the Independent Shakespeare Company's first free summer Shakespeare performance back in 2004. They say...

07/30/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 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...

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

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