Events - Oct 27, 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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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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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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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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The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Youngsters can use to a  birdwatcher’s map to find the bird houses holding hints that will lead them to...

10/01/2017 - 11/30/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 1-31. This patch has been a popular place to pick your pumpkins in Pasadena for 25 years. Besides a colorful variety...

10/01/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-31. Spooky Science will be brewing again the Discovery Cubes; however, there are new elements to this year's exhibit. Youngsters can...

10/01/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch, Sherman Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-31. Besides the plethora of pumpkins, Tina's also offers other fall-style amusements. Families can enjoy train...

10/01/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch, Culver City, CA

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-31. If it is October in L.A., then it means it's time for Mr. Bones. This...

10/06/2017 - 10/31/2017: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

La Cienega/Centinela Location, L.A., CA

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 6-31. Shawn has a pair of pumpkin patches where you can pick your pumpkin. One is on the corner of La...

10/06/2017 - 10/31/2017: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Boo At The Zoo

Boo At The Zoo

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7-31. During the Zoo's Halloween celebration, families can experience an array of special seasonal attractions. There is the Halloween Maze that...

10/07/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” at the El Capitan

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” at the El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

12:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:10 p.m. and 10:35 p.m. Oct. 20-31. For the 24th year, this holiday favorite will haunt the El Capitan Theater. During...

10/20/2017 - 10/31/2017: 12:30 pm - 10:35 pm

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Tuku Iho: Living Legacy Exhibition

Tuku Iho: Living Legacy Exhibition

The Rose Room, Venice, CA

9 a.m.–6.30 p.m. Oct. 23–Nov. 2. Get a rare look at New Zealand and Māori cultures, both traditional and contemporary, at this exhibit. On display...

10/23/2017 - 11/02/2017: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Olvera Street's Day of the Dead Festivities

Olvera Street's Day of the Dead Festivities

El Pueblo Historical Monument, L.A., CA

The Day of the Dead will be honored on Olvera Street through a number of events. The Novenario Procession (a Pre-Columbian parade and blessing) will...

10/25/2017 - 11/02/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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The Sixth Annual LA84 Foundation Summit

The Sixth Annual LA84 Foundation Summit

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, L.A., CA

The theme for the Sixth Annual LA84 Foundation Summit is "The New Era of Youth Sports: Play For All," with a focus on equity and...

10/27/2017: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Vulnerability inVisibility Exhibit

Vulnerability inVisibility Exhibit

Kwan Fong Art Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Oct. 5-Nov. 9. In this show, photographer Mary Fashbaugh explores the senses in human interactions, their limitations and our expectations of...

10/27/2017: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Day of Inner Peace

Liberate Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Day of Inner Peace celebrates the cultivation of inner peace within our hearts and the potential for global peace that begins with each individual. The...

10/27/2017: 9:30 am - 9:30 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...

10/27/2017: 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...

10/27/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance,

This hands-on program for preschoolers (ages 3-6), and their parents or guardians, incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the the week's selected...

10/27/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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.,...

10/27/2017: 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,...

10/27/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, CA,

times vary, Fri.-Sun. Oct. 6-29. The Bob Baker Marionettes presents their frightfully fun Halloween show. Dracula and Vampira lead a cast of over 100 puppets,...

10/27/2017: 10:30 am - 3:30 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...

10/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

10/27/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

10/27/2017: 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...

10/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ella Enchanted: The Musical

Ella Enchanted: The Musical

Julianne Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sun. Oct. 27-Nov. 12. Ella Enchanted first was a book, and...

10/27/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity Exhibit

Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity Exhibit

Paley Center For Media, Beverly Hills, CA

noon-5 pm Wed.-Sun. Oct. 14-Nov. 19. The Paley Center for Media salutes the Cartoon Network on its 25th anniversary of making the world laugh. Visitors...

10/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 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...

10/27/2017: 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...

10/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

10/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Sun. through Dec. 30 (no shows Mon., Nov. 23, Dec. 25). Hamilton: the...

10/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Cagney The Musical

Cagney The Musical

Debbie Reynolds Mainstage, El Portal Theatre, North Hollywood, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Wed., Sat., 8 p.m. Thur-Fri., 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 5–29. (no show Mon. or Oct. 14). This award-winning...

10/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic

Bram Goldsmith Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 20-29 (no show Mon.) New York–based Iranian filmmaker and graphic artist Hamid Rahmanian has collaborated with...

10/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Tour

PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Tour

Target, Huntington Beach, CA

The third annual PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour stops at the Huntington Beach Target today. Fans of the popular Nickelodeon TV show can have...

10/27/2017: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Movie Day at the Bob Lucas Branch Library

Movie Day at the Bob Lucas Branch Library

Bob Lucas Branch Library, Altadena, CA

Movie Day happens every fourth Friday of the month. Come and enjoy a free showing of a fun, family friendly flick. Popcorn will be provided...

10/27/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Snooknuk's  Spooktacular Halloween Event

Snooknuk's Spooktacular Halloween Event

Snooknuk, L.A., CA

Youngsters will have some Friday night fun. Snooknuk has stocked its Halloween party with music, dancing, a bounce house, a balloon artist and a magic...

10/27/2017: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Topanga Night Market

Topanga Night Market

Westfield Topanga & The Village, Canoga Park, CA

More than just a farmers market, the Topanga Night Market, Westfield Topanga and The Village, is a Friday evening community gathering. Dining options include "street food"...

10/27/2017: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Vampirate's! Dinner Adventure

Vampirate's! Dinner Adventure

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Buena Park, CA

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure presents a new swashbuckling Halloween themed treat: ‘Vampirate’s!’ Travel back to the 1800’s where you’ll climb aboard the Evil Captain Sebastian the...

10/27/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Battleship IOWA's Hocus Pocus Halloween

Battleship IOWA's Hocus Pocus Halloween

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

Battleship IOWA's special free Halloween event that will feature a “Trick or Treat” time, and a “Movie Under The Guns” screening of the comedy Hocus...

10/27/2017: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Teen Murder Mystery

Teen Murder Mystery

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena,

Teens are invited for a dinner party and mystery (theme to be announced). It’ll be up to you to solve the crime. Prowl the stacks,...

10/27/2017: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Front Porch Cinema

Front Porch Cinema

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica Pier's free movie series returns on Friday night from Sept. 29-Oct. 27. Come unwind on old-timey lawn chairs, comfy blankets, and watch on...

10/27/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Flashlight Safari

Flashlight Safari

Big Bear Alpine Zoo, Big Bear Lake, CA

7-8 p.m. Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28. On Friday and Saturday evenings in October, you can go on a Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear...

10/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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LALSRM Ghost Train

LALSRM Ghost Train

Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum, Los Angeles, CA

7-10 p.m. Oct. 27-31. LA Live Steamers Railroad Museum is proud to announce the return of its very popular Ghost Train. Guests are treated to...

10/27/2017 - 10/31/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

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

7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Thur., Sun., 7 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-Oct. 29. The terror of Los Angeles Haunted Hayride returns with its most thrilling ride yet...

10/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Mr. C Beverly Hills' Poolside Cinema Series

Mr. C Beverly Hills' Poolside Cinema Series

Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Tues. Oct. 10-Nov. 21. This Century City-adjacent hotel invites locals to have some fall film fun by joining them for an outdoor, poolside...

10/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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October Tales: Stories & Songs for Halloween

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, La Canada Flintridge, CA

Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse presents veteran storytellers “Uncle” Ruthie Buell, True Thomas, and Gillian Cameron in a concert of stories and songs for Halloween. Each of...

10/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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