Events - Sep 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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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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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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Orange County International Auto Show

Orange County International Auto Show

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

4-10 p.m. Sept. 28, noon-10 p.m. Sept. 29. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 1. Over 600 new vehicles - cars, SUVs,...

09/28/2017 - 10/01/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Southern California Boat Show

Southern California Boat Show

Cabrillo Way Marina, San Pedro,

noon-7 p.m. Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1. The SoCal Boat Show will dock again in the Cabrillo Way...

09/28/2017 - 10/01/2017: 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Sleepover at the Natural History Museum

Sleepover at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

It's "A Night at the Museum" in real life! Children can become a nighttime paleontologist, solve the mysteries of the Museum, or travel back as...

09/29/2017 - 09/30/2017: 6:30 pm - 9:00 am

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Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

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

7 p.m.-midnight Sept. 29-30. The terror of Los Angeles Haunted Hayride returns with its most thrilling ride yet as its slithers through the genuinely haunted...

09/29/2017 - 09/30/2017: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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The Shops At Montebello's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

The Shops At Montebello's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

The Shops At Montebello, Montebello, CA

The Shops at Montebello invites the local community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, between Sept. 15-Oct. 15, by paying tribute of the histories, cultures and...

09/30/2017: All Day

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Celebrate National Fitness Day at American Girl

Celebrate National Fitness Day at American Girl

American Girl Place, L.A., CA

You and your girl can celebrate National Fitness Day at American Girl—with help from ballerinas from the Los Angeles Ballet! In the park space at...

09/30/2017: 8:30 am - 10:45 am

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United Negro College Fund's Walk for Education

United Negro College Fund's Walk for Education

Leimert Park Village, L.A., CA

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) in Los Angeles will host its 34th annual Walk for Education, at historic Leimert Park Village. UNCF's signature fundraising event will...

09/30/2017: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Saturday Restoration at Madrona Marsh

Saturday Restoration at Madrona Marsh

Madrona Marsh Preserve, San Pedro, CA

Volunteering with your kids is a great way to teach them to be good stewards of the planet as well as the importance of giving...

09/30/2017: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Southeast Asia Day

Southeast Asia Day

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

For the 13th year, the Aquarium of the Pacific spotlights the diverse cultures that can be found in Southeast Asia. Visitors can learn about the...

09/30/2017 - 09/30/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 31. This isn't any ordinary autumn at Underwood. 2017 marks its 150 years of farming, 50 years of marriage for...

09/30/2017 - 10/31/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival

Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival

Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA

Expert players and beginners alike can celebrate the magical music a 4-string instrument can make at this yearly ukulele gathering. The festival's highlights include a...

09/30/2017: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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36th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival

36th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival

Watts Tower Art Center, Los Angeles, California

Presented by City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and Friends of Watts Towers Arts Center, this annual event presents an all-star line-up of world-class musicians, singers,...

09/30/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Banana Festival

Banana Festival

Port of Hueneme, Port Hueneme, CA

Banana fans will certainly find this festival appealing; however, there is more to this event than a bunch of banana-related activities and food offerings. Take...

09/30/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 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.,...

09/30/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Knott’s Spooky Farm

Knott’s Spooky Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Oct. 29 (and Oct. 31). If Knott's Scary Farm isn't for your children (or even yourself), then visit Knott's Spooky...

09/30/2017: 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,...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 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...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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,...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janns Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

On the last Saturday of the month, children can enjoy doing craft projects and cool activities at the Kids Fun Zone. New this year is...

09/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

09/30/2017: 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...

09/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

The Second City Hollywood, Los Angeles , CA

Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine. It features improv games that...

09/30/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms, Mission Hills, CA

1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Oct. 31. Come have a "farm-tastic" time at Forneris' Harvest Festival. The daily attractions include the big...

09/30/2017 - 10/31/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 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...

09/30/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Abracadabra!

Abracadabra!

Edgemar Center For The Arts, Santa Monica, CA

3 p.m. Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Oct. 1. Mark Paskell stars in this family magic and comedy show that presents 90 minutes of tricks and...

09/30/2017 - 10/01/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 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,...

09/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Auditions: Wizard of Oz at Theatre 360

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

Theatre 360’s production of the Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all-time movie classic. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, it contains the...

09/30/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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DSALA Teen Social Club – Movie Night

DSALA Teen Social Club – Movie Night

DSALA Community Room, Van Nuys, CA

Join us the 4th Saturday of every month for an opportunity to interact with other teens/young adults (ages 16-26) with Down syndrome and their friends,...

09/30/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 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,...

09/30/2017: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Legoland's Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights

Legoland's Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

5-9 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28. Legoland's own, unique Halloween celebration returns with old favorites (like the Ghost Cruise adventure) and...

09/30/2017: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Arcadia Moon Festival

Arcadia Moon Festival

L.A. County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

Enjoy an autumn evening of Chinese music, dance, martial arts and storytelling as the Arboretum offers its annual tribute to the Harvest Moon. This traditional...

09/30/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Wild Wonder Family Slumber Program

Wild Wonder Family Slumber Program

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

Gather your family, your sleeping bags, and get ready for an overnight adventure at the Los Angeles Zoo. This exciting indoor overnight includes a nighttime...

09/30/2017 - 10/01/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 am

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