Events - Sep 24, 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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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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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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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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Disney's “Dream Big, Princess” Movie Series

Disney's “Dream Big, Princess” Movie Series

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sept. 8-Oct. 1. As part of its “Dream Big, Princess” initiative, Disney will screen a special collection...

09/08/2017 - 10/01/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Halloween Time

Halloween Time

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Sept. 15 through Oct. 31. You can depend on Disneyland to get into the Halloween spirit. At the Haunted Mansion Holiday, you find...

09/15/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Spider Pavilion

Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15 through Nov. 26. Enter the Spider Pavilion and you will be caught up in a web of intrigue over this...

09/15/2017 - 11/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

10 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri., 10 am-6 pm Sat.-Sun. Sept. 16-Oct. 31. Come here for the pumpkins and the train rides, and then stay for the...

09/16/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Redondo Beach Lobster Festival

Redondo Beach Lobster Festival

Seaside Lagoon, Redondo Beach, CA

6 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 22, noon-11 p.m. Sept. 23, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 24. Seaside Lagoon will resemble a sea of red...as in lobsters. Loads of...

09/22/2017 - 09/24/2017: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-24. This two-day festival will salute both Mexican Independence Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month. Mariachi music, Aztec dance troupes, Salvadoran...

09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dino Fest

Dino Fest

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-24. Dinosaurs are returning to Exposition Park! For the second year, the Natural History Museum will host a two-day festival saluting...

09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Turfmapp Soccer Charity for Hurricane Relief

Turfmapp Soccer Charity for Hurricane Relief

Evolve Project LA, Los Angeles, CA

1 p.m. Sept. 23-24. Evolve Project LA has teamed up with Turfmapp to host its first Charity Series soccer tournament, which aims to alleviate the...

09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Finish The Ride Across Santa Clarita

Finish The Ride Across Santa Clarita

Valencia Heritage Park, Santa Clarita, CA

The rides for this fundraiser are the 10 Mile Family Fun Ride, 25 Mile Tour de River, Santa Clarita Metric Century. All proceeds will benefit...

09/24/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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Race for the Cure Orange County

Race for the Cure Orange County

Pacific Life Insurance, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA

The 26th annual Orange County Race for the Cure is Susan G. Komen Orange County’s signature fundraising event to provide local breast health services and...

09/24/2017: 7:15 am - 12:00 pm

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Didi Hirsch's Alive & Running 5K Run/Walk

Didi Hirsch's Alive & Running 5K Run/Walk

Alive & Running 5K Start Line, L.A., CA

Runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers will come together from all over Southern California to raise awareness and funding for Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention Center. 5K...

09/24/2017: 7:30 am - 9:30 am

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Students Run LA

Students Run LA

Dockweiler Youth Center, Playa del Rey, CA

Students Run LA's mission is to challenge at-risk secondary students to experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing...

09/24/2017: 7:30 am - 11:00 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...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 Exhibition

Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 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. Sept. 17–April 1. This groundbreaking exhibit examines design dialogues between Mexico and...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Sept. 16-Jan. 15 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit, presented Kidseum in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc.,...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA

Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society (SMBAS) invites families out for a morning of birdwatching and friendly camaraderie. Parents, don't be concerned, the leaders of the...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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,...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. Sept. 23-Oct. 29. SeaWorld's not-too-spooky Halloween Spooktacular is a fun, family-geared way to celebrate the holidays. You...

09/24/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Family Funday: Rhythm Child

Family Funday: Rhythm Child

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

Norman Jones and his Rhythm Child ensemble will get kids and parents dancing to their uptempo tunes as the Kids Koncert series concludes another season.

09/24/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Skirball Playdate: Paint the Town

Skirball Playdate: Paint the Town

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

Kids won't be able to paint the entire town; however, after viewing the colorful paintings in the "Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico" exhibit, they...

09/24/2017: 10:30 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...

09/24/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bridal Open House at The Proud Bird

Bridal Open House at The Proud Bird

The Proud Bird, Los Angeles, CA

Brides-to-be can enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne and hors d'oeuvres while touring our gorgeous ballroom and meeting local vendors and event specialists. Participate in...

09/24/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

09/24/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Flicks Film Series: Duck Soup

Family Flicks Film Series: Duck Soup

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

What happens when the country of Sylvania sends two spies to its neighboring country Freedonia? When the two spies are played by Harpo and Chico...

09/24/2017: 11:00 am - 12:45 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,...

09/24/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

09/24/2017: 12:00 pm - 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...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

09/24/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Museum Day Live at the Zimmer Museum

Museum Day Live at the Zimmer Museum

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

On the Smithsonian Magazine-sponsored event, participating museums and cultural institutions will provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. While Museum Day...

09/24/2017: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Kids in the Courtyard

Kids in the Courtyard

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

This drop-in workshop celebrates the opening of the Fowler's new exhibition "Axé Bahi," with an art project that honors Los Angeles’s sister city, Salvador de...

09/24/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Matthew Bourne’s “The Red Shoes”

Matthew Bourne’s “The Red Shoes”

The Music Center, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Sept. 15-Oct. 1. The renowned, award-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne presents the American...

09/24/2017: 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...

09/24/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Ariel Tea Party!

Ariel Tea Party!

Lollipop Dream Sherman Oaks, Sherman Oaks, California

Kids can join a tea party with Ariel! They can also dress-up, get face paint, play some games, hear a story, have an opportunity to...

09/24/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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LACMA On-Site: Imagining the Shakyamuni Buddha Today

LACMA On-Site: Imagining the Shakyamuni Buddha Today

Wat Thai Temple of Los Angeles, N. Hollywood, CA

At this family-friendly workshop, you will look at the image of Buddha Shakyamuni  for inspiration and learn about the sutras (scriptures) that highlight selected moments in the...

09/24/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:30 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,...

09/24/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Enabled Through the Arts

Enabled Through the Arts

The Garage Board Shop, Los Angeles, California

What do tacos, stand-up comedy, live hip-hop and graffiti art have in common? All will be on display at "Enabled Through the Arts!" This new...

09/24/2017: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Stories in the Afternoon

Stories in the Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Sept. 10, 24. Children will hear the story Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, about a very proper tiger who wants to loosen up and...

09/24/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 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...

09/24/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

2:30 p.m. Sept. 16-17, 23-24. The Bob Baker Marionettes presents their frightfully fun Halloween show. Dracula and Vampira lead a cast of over 100 puppets,...

09/24/2017: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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m.a.r.y.'s day 2017

m.a.r.y.'s day 2017

San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Tarzana, CA

A day of collaborative fun with puppet making, a theater workshop, art car racing, bingo, and a clay workshop provided by Petit Bizoo Art Studio...

09/24/2017: 2:33 pm - 5:33 pm

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See/Saw

See/Saw

Civic Center Studios, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Thu.,  Sun., 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Fri., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 14-Oct. 8. Performer and award-winning magician Siegfried Tieber serves as host,...

09/24/2017: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

Families can enjoy some "fun, fun, fun" tonight as the Beach Boys perform a show packed with their hit songs.    

09/24/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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