Events - Dec 2, 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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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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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Stop by Santa's headquarters and get your picture taken with Mr. Claus. Try out the Elf-Ray Vision and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Lakewood Mall, Lakewood, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Your kids can get their photo with Santa and, on Mon. nights Nov. 13-Dec. 11, your cats and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa at the Oaks

Santa at the Oaks

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Youngsters can come meet, and get their photo taken with, Santa Claus. On Dec. 8, they can even...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Times vary, Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed 11/23). Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27-30, Dec. 4-7; noon-6 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 20-22; 10...

11/11/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Dec. 15; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 21. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/14/2017 - 01/21/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm gets “Merry” during the holiday season. Adorned with festive decorations, the park will present...

11/17/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 24. Where is the only place to see reindeers in Los Angeles? At the L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp, of course!...

11/17/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

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

6-10 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 23 (closed Nov. 23). The L.A. Zoo Lights, which was honored as one of the “Best Zoo Lights 2016” by USA...

11/17/2017 - 12/23/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

Times vary. Nov. 19 through Jan. 1. Oh, what a wondrous time you can have visiting SeaWorld during the holiday season. You can make a...

11/18/2017 - 01/06/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

The Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/18/2017 - 01/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

5-10 p.m. Nov. 19-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). Descanso Gardens will look even more magical during the evenings this winter. This year's incarnation of Enchanted...

11/19/2017 - 01/07/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Coco At The El Capitan Cinema

Coco At The El Capitan Cinema

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

7 p.m. Nov. 21, 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and (Fri.-Sun. only) 10:50 p.m. Nov. 22-Dec. 10. The new Pixar/Disney animated film...

11/21/2017 - 12/10/2017: 10:00 am - 10:45 pm

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Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

Times vary, Nov. 24-Jan. 7. Things will be just a little bit more magical at the Wizarding World during the holidays. Guests can experience the...

11/24/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Santa House at the Americana at Brand

Santa House at the Americana at Brand

The Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Santa House at the Grove

Santa House at the Grove

The Grove, L.A., CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Science Of Gingerbread

Science Of Gingerbread

Discovery Cube L.A., Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25). Science and sweets come together at this always-anticipated seasonal exhibit. Discover the important roles that science,...

11/24/2017 - 12/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Griffith Park and Southern Railroad, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (and school holidays) Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-25). Families can have a memorable rail adventure on the Holiday...

11/24/2017 - 12/23/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Live, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-midnight Mon.-Thur., 5-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25 through Dec. 15; 3-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Dec. 16-Jan....

11/25/2017 - 01/06/2018: 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 26-Dec. 26. Grand Park will be dressed up in grand style for the holidays. Stop by after sunset to see the...

11/26/2017 - 12/26/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Forces of Nature II: A Tribute To Trees Exhibit

Forces of Nature II: A Tribute To Trees Exhibit

LA County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m Dec. 1-10. To commemorate the loss of the 150-year-old Blue Gum tree as well as other arboreal treasures lost since 2011, the...

12/01/2017 - 12/10/2017: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, 3; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 2. 300 exhibitors will showcase a wide range of handmade items that presents a real...

12/01/2017 - 12/03/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

4-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 1-23. Families can take a little train ride to the North Pole and meet Santa Claus, courtesy...

12/01/2017 - 12/23/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Studio Channel Islands’ Winter Festival and Holiday Fair

Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

5-8 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Studio Channel Islands kicks off the holiday season with its annual holiday fair and festival. On...

12/01/2017 - 12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Solvang Julefest

Solvang Julefest

Downtown Solvang – Visitors’ Center, Solvang, CA

Solvang has been called one of the top 10 most "Christmassy" towns in America. Come see why during its annual Julefest, which offers a  variety...

12/01/2017 - 01/05/2018: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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The Music Center's Afro-Cuban Workshops In Grand Park

The Music Center's Afro-Cuban Workshops In Grand Park

Grand Park, L.A., CA

12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 1-5 p.m. Dec. 2. As part of its "Cuba: Antes, Ahora/Cuba: Then, Now" series, the Music Center will host a pair...

12/01/2017 - 12/02/2017: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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CLU's Christmas Festival Concerts

CLU's Christmas Festival Concerts

Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. The CLU Choral Ensembles and University String Symphony combine forces to present the annual Christmas Festival Concerts....

12/01/2017 - 12/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

8 p.m. Thurs-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 31 (no shows Nov. 23, Dec. 24; added show Nov. 22)....

12/02/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Come out and help Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's educators keep their Coastal Park clean and eco-friendly. You can also assist in collecting and categorizing the various...

12/02/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Del Amo Fashion Center's Breakfast with Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center's Breakfast with Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

Come have breakfast with Santa inside the Lazy Dog Restaurant. Admission includes one complimentary breakfast per child attendee from designated kids menu. Meals are available...

12/02/2017: 8:30 am - 9:45 am

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10th Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival

10th Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival

Plaza Park, Oxnard, CA

Held in conjunction with the Oxnard Christmas Parade, the Oxnard Tamale Festival offers visitors the opportunity to munch on a tasty, handmade tamales, while also...

12/02/2017: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Grinchmas

Grinchmas

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

9 a.m.-7 p.m. December 2, 9-10, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 3.; times vary times Dec. 15-31. A whimsical 60-ft “Grinchmas” tree will mark the spot where...

12/02/2017: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Holiday Treats for the Animals

Holiday Treats for the Animals

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2-22. The Aquarium will be in quite the festive mood this holiday season. Through Dec. 22, the Aquarium will present a...

12/02/2017 - 12/22/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Living History Flying Day: A6M5 Zero

Living History Flying Day: A6M5 Zero

Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino, CA

Planes of Fame Air Museum's monthly Living History Flying Day will feature the Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero. A speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and...

12/02/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Shops At Montebello's Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Photo Booth

The Shops At Montebello's Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Photo Booth

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

There will be double the holiday fun at the Shops at Montebello this morning. Start your day with a "Breakfast with Santa," which will occur...

12/02/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Huntington Library Children’s Workshop: INKredible Creations

Huntington Library Children’s Workshop: INKredible Creations

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens., San Marino, California

Youngsters can examine the art and science of printmaking, using the plants and animals in the gardens as inspiration. In this workshop led by museum...

12/02/2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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56th Annual Oxnard Christmas Parade

56th Annual Oxnard Christmas Parade

Plaza Park, Oxnard, CA

A fun tradition for the whole family, the annual Oxnard Downtown Christmas Parade features colorful marching bands performing favorite holiday tunes, spirited floats, equestrian units...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Christmas Tree Trains

Christmas Tree Trains

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10 a.m., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25-Dec. 10. Go on a special train ride to select your special Christmas Tree. The Fillmore & Western will...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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.,...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

HAPPY PLACE, Los Angeles , CA

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Mon. Nov. 20-Jan. 7. Happy Place is a massive pop-up experience in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles filled with smiles,...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Nov. 18- Jan. 7. All aboard the Muzeo Express! Come check out the model trains and miniature scenes on display. There will...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Hot Wheels Garage

Hot Wheels Garage

Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo, CA

Hot Wheels Garage features displays of life-size cars and numerous Hot Wheels tracks and cars to race with. In addition, a face painter and balloon...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Nutcracker for Kids!

Nutcracker for Kids!

Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA

Visions of sugarplums and beautiful ballerinas will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet, performed in a condensed version created just for kids. This annual favorite finishes with...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa has arrived at Westfield Valencia Town Center this holiday season, while his elves are hard at work back at the North...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 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,...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Teddy Bear Tea

Teddy Bear Tea

Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-23, 11 a.m. Dec. 24. Held in hotel's decorated Lobby Lounge, this long-time Huntington Hotel holiday tradition features...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Torrance Memorial’s Annual Holiday Festival

Torrance Memorial’s Annual Holiday Festival

Torrance Memorial Medical Center,, Torrance, CA

1:30-3:00 p.m. Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 29-30, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. For over 30 years, this unique holiday event has...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

This breathtaking exhibit allows visitors to experience one of the world's greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo's renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, reproduced in...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Winter Holidays at Legoland

Winter Holidays at Legoland

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

Times vary, Nov. 18-27, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, Dec. 7-11, Dec. 14-Jan. 1. You can build some great holiday memories at Legoland. There's no place else...

12/02/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular!

Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular!

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

2:30 p.m. Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1. Nov. One of the theater’s most requested shows, “Bob Baker’s Holiday Spectacular” has been enchanting...

12/02/2017: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Brandon's Buddies Play Date

Brandon's Buddies Play Date

Brandon’s Village, Gates Canyon Park, Calabasas, CA

This free kids club for children with and without disabilities and their families meets monthly at a fully-accessible playground. Brandon's Buddies gives children with disabilities...

12/02/2017: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

Youngsters can explore the natural world in Descanso Gardens through crafts and other hands-on activities. No reservation required. Ages 2-5.  

12/02/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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5th Annual Walk for Kids' Growth

5th Annual Walk for Kids' Growth

Griffith Park, L.A., CA

Come out and help increase awareness of childhood growth disorders, and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment! The fun-filled day will include a 3-mile...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

12/02/2017: 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...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Nov. 16-Feb. 1. This exhibition, curated by Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley, investigates multiple forms of currency...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dixie Canyon Community Charter's Winter Wonderland

Dixie Canyon Community Charter's Winter Wonderland

Dixie Canyon Community Charter School, Sherman Oaks, CA

At Dixie Canyon Community Charter's first-ever Winter Wonderland Festival, you can take a picture with a real reindeer, dance to live music under snow flurries,...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Holiday Storytime with Scott Casperson

Holiday Storytime with Scott Casperson

{pages} bookstore, Manhattan Beach, CA

Scott Casperson's book How The Candy Cane Got Its Stripes is a sweet children’s holiday tale about self-discovery and social interaction. The story takes place on Christmas Eve with Cane having an...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Operation: Santa Salute

Westfield Santa Anita, Arcadia, CA

Today, visitors to Westfield Santa Anita can enjoy a day of appreciation for our active military and veteran families with “Operation: Santa Salute.”  In the...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Operation: Santa Salute at the Westfield Valencia Town Center

Operation: Santa Salute at the Westfield Valencia Town Center

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

Join us for Operation Santa Salute, on Saturday, December 2nd – . On this day, On this day of appreciation for active military and veteran...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Toyota Symphonies for Youth Toyota Symphonies

Toyota Symphonies for Youth Toyota Symphonies

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

11 a.m. Dec. 2, 9. The L.A. Philharmonic will perform a special concert of Stravinsky’s famous work “The Firebird” for families. Based on a Russian...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Train To Santa’s Workshop

Train To Santa’s Workshop

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 15; 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. Embark on an...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Vroman’s Winter Wonderland!

Vroman’s Winter Wonderland!

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

This holiday spectacular will feature kids' treats, crafts, and (courtesy of Vroman’s Bookstore) a photo opportunity with Santa! The Pasadena Playhouse District will also be...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Wilmington Winter Wonderland

Wilmington Winter Wonderland

Wilmington Waterfront Park, Wilmington, CA

There will be a winter chill in the air at Wilmington's Waterfront Park, which will be filled with an avalanche of real snow. So, come...

12/02/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Wilmington's Historic Christmas Celebrations

Wilmington's Historic Christmas Celebrations

Banning Museum, Wilmington, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. Travel to Wilmington this weekend and you can travel back and see how Christmas was celebrated in two different eras....

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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20th Annual Christmas Street Fair

Street Fair, Los Angeles, California

Festival Navideno en la Calle Ocho, Los Angeles is proud to be the largest Latino event that takes place at the end of the year, with over 60,000...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., noon, 4 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 24. South Coast Rep's long-lauded original adaptation of this Charles Dickens...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:30 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...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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DTLA Mini Maker Faire

DTLA Mini Maker Faire

L.A. Central Public Library, L.A., CA

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers,...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Holiday Beauty Fest

Holiday Beauty Fest

Macy’s Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

‘Tis the season for style! Style On The Spot will be rolling out the red carpet treatment and collaborating with fashion and makeup experts from...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is transforming into an interactive family exhibit to celebrate the season. Warm up with some hot cocoa...

12/02/2017: 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...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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South Lake Pasadena Holidayfest!

South Lake Pasadena Holidayfest!

Shops on Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA

Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue kicks off its holiday celebration with family friendly activities around the district! Presented by the South Lake Business Association with fun for...

12/02/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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All About Santa

All About Santa

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 2-17. What is this musical comedy all about? It's "All About Santa," of course. The story is about...

12/02/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Creation Station: Gorgeous Green

Creation Station: Gorgeous Green

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Children can made some unique "gorgeous green" crafts in this holiday-themed, drop-in workshop, which will take place rain or shine. They can use an array...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dickens Dinner

Dickens Dinner

Tam O’Shanter, L.A., CA

1 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m Nov. 27-28. For the 33rd year, the Tam O'Shanter Restaurant will dish out its famous Dickens Dinner....

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 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...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Huntington Library's Children’s Flower Arranging Class

Huntington Library's Children’s Flower Arranging Class

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens., San Marino, California

With Christmas now only weeks away, it is fine time to learn how to make holiday centerpieces. That is what youngsters will learn to do...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach , CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 8; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 9; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 6; 1 p.m. Dec. 10. This hit Broadway...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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Open Art Studio!

Open Art Studio!

Roots & Wings Wellness Center, Malibu, California

Come create, laugh, play and enjoy creating together. Kids, grandparents, singles...everyone welcome - because you're never too old to play! Register online.

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Spamilton

Spamilton

Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (8 p.m. previews Nov. 5, 7-11). Nov. 5-Dec. 31. Now that you've...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Storybook Theatre Presents The Ugly Duckling

Storybook Theatre Presents The Ugly Duckling

Theatre West, Hollywood, CA

1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 14—March 3. Storybook Theatre's fun-filled version of the famous fable has lots of singing, dancing, audience participation…and even a comical ballet....

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Westside Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Westside Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

1 p.m., 5 p.m. Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3. For over 45 years now, the Westside Ballet’s magical production has enchanted local audiences with their sumptuous...

12/02/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Naughty Vs. Nice: The Case of the Missing List

Naughty Vs. Nice: The Case of the Missing List

Haugh Center for the Performing Arts, Glendora, CA

‘Twas the days before Christmas and something was amiss...all the elves were panicked, cuz of Santa's missing list! Find out if the list is found...

12/02/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas Carol

A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas Carol

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 11-Dec. 16. Santa Monica's Morgan-Wixson Theatre presents its 22nd annual youth musical, A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 22; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 15, 23; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 16-17; 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m.,...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas Is

Christmas Is

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 17; 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Citrus College's Visual and Performing Arts Department presents its annual holiday show, which this year...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Festival of Carols with Eric Whitacre

Festival of Carols with Eric Whitacre

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

2 p.m., Dec. 2, 9. The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s perennially popular Festival of Carols concert, conducted by  Swan Family Artist-in-Residence Eric Whitacre, will feature traditional...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 9; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 10. This holiday production was adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Heart of Robin Hood

The Heart of Robin Hood

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-30, Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. The heralded Icelandic theater company Vesturport...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

Torrance Theatre Company, Torrance, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Dec. 1-17, 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Add a dollop of humor to holiday celebrating. The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)...

12/02/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Irish Christmas in America

Irish Christmas in America

Curtis Theater, Brea, CA

3 p.m., 8 p.m. Now in its 12th year, this family-friendly show celebrates the traditional music of Ireland as well as the Christmas season. The...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Pang!

Pang!

24th Street Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Dec. 2, 3 p.m. Dec. 3. Performing amidst a virtual forest of microphones, sound effects, props and musical instruments, award-winning performance artist Dan Froot...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Heritage Square Museum's 23rd Annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration

Heritage Square Museum's 23rd Annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration

Heritage Square Museum, L.A., CA

4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. You'll step back in time while strolling through Heritage Square's Victorian houses. Please be aware that the Lightlight tours will be...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Towne Singers Holiday Concert

First United Methodist Church, Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

The Towne Singers present  “There’s Magic in the Air – for Children Young & Old!”, featuring holiday standards for the young and young at heart,...

12/02/2017: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1-3, 8-10. Take a trip to the "North Pole" and visit Santa's Village. Santa, in fact, will be along for...

12/02/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Port of Los Angeles' Holiday Afloat Parade

Port of Los Angeles' Holiday Afloat Parade

Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA

Around 60 vessels of all types - including powerboats, sailboats, tall ships and harbor working craft - will wear their holiday attire for the 55th edition...

12/02/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Snow Day L.A.

Snow Day L.A.

The Old Lodge, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 8-Dec. 17. Snow bunnies of all ages will be hopping over to Montecillo De Leo Politi Park to enjoy a...

12/02/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Angel City Chorale's Holiday Concert

Angel City Chorale's Holiday Concert

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Dec. 2-3. "A New Home For The Holidays" is the title of the Angel City Chorale 24th annual holiday concert because the ACC...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Songs of Christmas

Songs of Christmas

Haugh Center for the Performing Arts, Glendora, CA

The Sierra Wind Symphony of Citrus College and The Citrus College vocal music students team up for an evening of popular Christmas music.  

12/02/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Merry-Achi Christmas

Merry-Achi Christmas

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

Have yourself a "Merry-Achi Christmas" as Sol de México de José Hernández and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles headline this festive concert that celebrates Mexican...

12/02/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Alley Cats: Jingle Bell Rock

The Alley Cats: Jingle Bell Rock

Beckman Auditorium, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

The talented a cappella group will doo-wop their way through a program of iconic Christmas tunes.  

12/02/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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