Events - Sep 3, 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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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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E Hula Mau

E Hula Mau

Long Beach Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA

3:30 p.m.-midnight Sept. 1, 8 a.m.-midnight Sept. 2-3. Celebrate your Labor Day weekend Hawaiian-style. This colorful celebration of Hawaiian culture is Southern California's only Hula...

09/01/2017 - 09/03/2017: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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LA Fleet Week

LA Fleet Week

LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA

This new Labor Day weekend celebration welcomes active military ships and personnel from the U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guard to Los Angeles for a week of community engagement with free public...

09/01/2017 - 09/04/2017: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Mountain & Adventure Festival Gathering

Mountain & Adventure Festival Gathering

Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts, Mt. Baldy, CA

Set against majestic Mt. Baldy and the San Gabriel National Forest, this four-day celebration of outdoor sports and lifestyle offers mountain recreation sports; yoga and...

09/01/2017 - 09/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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John Williams: Maestro Of The Movies

John Williams: Maestro Of The Movies

Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Sept 1-2, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3. Composer John Williams is called a "maestro of the movies" and you will find out why when...

09/01/2017 - 09/03/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids Adventure Games

Kids Adventure Games

Big Bear Mountain, Big Bear, CA

1-5 p.m. Sept. 2, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4. Youngsters (ages 6-14) can participate in a grand adventure of outdoor games. Teams of two will...

09/02/2017 - 09/04/2017: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Farmer Days

Farmer Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2-4. There might not be a lot of farmer-style manual labor at Kidspace's Labor Day weekend event, but there will be...

09/02/2017 - 09/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 3. This celebration of comic book and pop culture offers a treasure trove of events and...

09/02/2017 - 09/03/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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,...

09/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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SPS Playdates presents Family Hike & Picnic

SPS Playdates presents Family Hike & Picnic

Limekiln Canyon Park, Porter Ranch, CA

Join Naza Holliman of Sweet P and Sky and SPS Playdates for a free, fun-filled Family Hike & Picnic. Meet at the Rinaldi entrance to Limekiln...

09/03/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy 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. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

09/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage Exhibition

Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage Exhibition

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. July 31-Jan. 7. This exhibit showcases the lesser known side of Marc...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 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,...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Museum of Ventura County's Free First Sunday: It's a Day at the Farm!

Museum of Ventura County's Free First Sunday: It's a Day at the Farm!

The Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA

Visit the Museum today for a "Day at the Farm." Enjoy a screening of the beloved film, Babe, at 1 p.m.,and a chance to plant...

09/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. More than just advertisements for movies, these posters are captivating artworks in their own right. The exhibit showcases around...

09/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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L.A. County Fair

L.A. County Fair

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

noon-midnight Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-midnight Sept. 2-3, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 4; noon-10 p.m. Wed., noon-11 p.m. Thur., noon-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10...

09/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. L.A. native Dave Lefner is one of the country's top artists in the time-consuming and relatively lost field of...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Palm Trees and Dreams

Andell Family Sundays: Palm Trees and Dreams

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24. This month's drop-in, artist-led workshops will focus on iconic L.A. imagery like palm trees, and SoCal freeways, and...

09/03/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Ahmanson Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Aug. 2-Sept. 10. The Tony Award-winning play, adapted by Simon Stephens from...

09/03/2017: 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...

09/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Elena Tea Party!

Elena Tea Party!

Lollipop Dream Sherman Oaks, Sherman Oaks, California

Kids can enjoy a tea party with Elena! They will dress up, face paint, play games, hear a story, have an opportunity to take photos,...

09/03/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace

Odyssey Theatre , West L.A., CA

8 p.m. Aug. 18, 25-26; Sept. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Oct. 6-7; 5 p.m. Aug. 20; 2 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17,...

09/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Broad Fest

Broad Fest

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

The Broad Stage opens its doors for an afternoon filled with music and other artful entertainment. Live performances from acts, like the Global Motion dance troupe,...

09/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 7:00 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...

09/03/2017: 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,...

09/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

LifeHouse Theatre, Riverside, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Aug. 26-Sept. 24. There's a new Phantom of the Opera in the house. The LifeHouse...

09/03/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Franklin Haynes Marionettes at the Zimmer

Franklin Haynes Marionettes at the Zimmer

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Juggling cannon balls! Trapeze tricks! An adventure to save Princess Rachel on Skull Island!  Join the Zimmer for Franklin Haynes Marionettes' hilarious family-friendly puppet show,...

09/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 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....

09/03/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Happy 92nd Birthday Alex Theatre

Happy 92nd Birthday Alex Theatre

Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

Come celebrate the Alex Theatre’s 92nd birthday as the iconic theater counts down to year 100. The festivities, which will be held in the Alex...

09/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 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...

09/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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