Events - Feb 18, 2018

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.

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on one hand, the impact of ill...

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 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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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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Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9-April 1 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Natural History Museum's elegant Gem and Mineral Hall will be shining more brightly...

12/09/2017 - 04/01/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed loved to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, kids' toy cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Channel Island Harbor, Oxnard, CA

Whale watching season is back. A journey through the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary provides visitors with the unique opportunity to experience...

12/26/2017 - 04/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-midnight, Jan. 1-March 2. You are not seeing things - there is a Museum of Illusions. Museum-goers becomes full-fledged participants in the paintings created...

01/01/2018 - 03/02/2018: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Downtown Disney, Anaheim, CA

9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 5-March 6. Experience Star Wars in an exciting new way. ILMxLAB and The VOID have created a revolutionary hyper-reality attraction Star Wars:...

01/05/2018 - 03/06/2018: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Get lost in an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests. Guests can pretend to be research assistants - complete with costumes, binoculars,...

01/20/2018 - 09/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lunar New Year Celebration           

Lunar New Year Celebration           

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Jan. 26-Feb. 18. California Adventure will throw its biggest Lunar New Year party ever with 24 days of celebrating the arrival of the...

01/26/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27-May 13. The first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by Eric Carle's art, this play-and-learn experience takes visitors into...

01/27/2018 - 05/13/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Porsche Effect Exhibit

The Porsche Effect Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3-Jan. 27, 2019. The Petersen Automotive Museum's new exhibit "The Porsche Effect" celebrates the worldwide impact of the car company's legendary...

02/03/2018 - 01/27/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Universal Studios Hollywood's Lunar New Year Celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood's Lunar New Year Celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 10, 24; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 11, 16, 22, 25; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 12, 20, 22; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb....

02/10/2018 - 02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Reagan Library, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16-Aug. 19. While Genghis Khan has an age-old reputation of a conqueror and a barbarian, he also was a law-maker, democratizer, and...

02/16/2018 - 08/19/2018: 12:00 am

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Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Mon. noon-10 p.m. Tues.-Thur. Feb. 16-25. Make a date to go down to the Riverside County Fair. Besides an array of live...

02/16/2018 - 02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

OC Fair & Events Center, Costa Mesa, CA

Join us in celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, learning about Vietnamese culture, enjoying delicious food, and sharing laughter and smiles at the 36th annual UVSA Tet Festival!

02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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NBA Crossover

NBA Crossover

The Majestic, L.A., CA

noon-8 p.m. Feb. 16, 18; noon-6 p.m. Feb. 17. The NBA All-Stars are coming to the Staples Center on Feb. 18, and you can be...

02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 17-18. If you don't know the different between the Highland Fling and the Scottish Lilt, we will find out at this...

02/17/2018 - 02/18/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Kidspace's Ooey Gooey Weekend

Kidspace's Ooey Gooey Weekend

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17-18, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 19. This Presidents' Day Weekend will be one messy time at Kidspace. The ooey, gooey fun...

02/17/2018 - 02/19/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Long Beach Comic Expo

Long Beach Comic Expo

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 18. This celebration of the comic book world and pop culture showcases the works of a...

02/17/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Huntington's Chinese New Year Festival

The Huntington's Chinese New Year Festival

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17-18. The Huntington heralds the coming of the Year of the Dog with a festive weekend that features such activities as...

02/17/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners)

Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners)

Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center, Costa Mesa, CA

When a young boy named Will gets a piano for Christmas instead of the spaceship he asked Santa for, he winds up going on a...

02/17/2018 - 02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Westfield Century City, Century City, CA

Dreamscape Immersive presents the public debut of Alien Zoo, a limited, one-month-only engagement immersive experience at Westfield Century City. Located in the Atrium Space in...

02/18/2018: All Day

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2018 Lunar New Year Exhibit & Meditation

2018 Lunar New Year Exhibit & Meditation

Lu Mountain Temple, Rosemead, CA

The 10,000 Buddha Relics Collection includes sacred bones of Shakyamuni Buddha as well as tens of thousands of brightly colored crystals found in his ashes...

02/18/2018: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Batman ‘66 exhibit

Batman ‘66 exhibit

The Hollywood Museum, The Max Factor Building, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.– Sun. Jan. 12-March 24. The Hollywood Museum has an exhibit with real "bang!, pow!!" Its Batman exhibit salutes the ever-popular TV...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18-March 15. An homage to the late legendary Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, this exhibit features 50 Sunday and daily football-themed...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-May 27. This highly interactive exhibit presents the lives of four Chinese children in...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cuts For A Cause Fundraiser

Cuts For A Cause Fundraiser

ID-1 SALON, ENCINO, CA

Cuts For A Cause is a one-day "fun-raiser" hosted by ID-1 Salon in Encino to help support and raise funds for The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Feb. 8-Aug. 26. The California African American Museum presents this exhibit which explores Los Angeles' religious history,...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17-18, 24; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 25; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 11. There's a...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 10, 17-19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 11. SeaWorld certainly known for its marine life but, during its Lunar New Year celebration,...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Tall Ships Visit Ventura Harbor

Tall Ships Visit Ventura Harbor

Ventura Harbor, Ventura, CA

Visitors will have an opportunity to raise sails, sing sea shanties, and learn about life on tall ships when the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tidepool Walk

Tidepool Walk

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

11:30 a.m. Feb. 10, 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 11, 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17-18, 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 24. See what animals and marine life you can discover...

02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:30 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...

02/18/2018: 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...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pan for Gold! at The Autry

Pan for Gold! at The Autry

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Shakespeare’s Love Scenes and Sonnets

Shakespeare’s Love Scenes and Sonnets

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

11 a.m., 1 p.m. Feb. 10-11, 17-18. Shakespeare will be visiting Descanso Gardens this month. Well, not the man of course, just his words. In...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 28-May 6. This group exhibition spotlights the work of more than 40 international artists...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Enchanted Nightingale

The Enchanted Nightingale

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Jan. 13-March 18. Audiences will take a trip to ancient China in this magical tale, written by Lori Marshall and Joseph Leo...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Morgan-Wixson Theate, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Feb. 3-18. Hop on over to the Morgan-Wixson Theater and enjoy its award-winning Youth Education Series's darling adaptation of Margery Williams' classic...

02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Jan. 21-June 3. Museum guests can explore an immersive “garden” containing Ana Serrano's art. The Mexican-American artist using bright-colored walls and lively...

02/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Red High Heels Walk

Red High Heels Walk

Livingston Park, Long Beach, CA

For the 8th year, men, women and youths will walk a mile in red shoes or red high heels in honor of Heart Health Month....

02/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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Western Music Association Showcase

Western Music Association Showcase

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

On the third Sunday of the month, the Autry hosts a Western-style hootenanny that all are invited to. Come on down and hear musicians and...

02/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Painted in México

Andell Family Sundays: Painted in México

LACMA, L.A., CA

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. At this month's art workshops, youngsters can make their own art inspired by the spectacular paintings in the exhibition "Painted...

02/18/2018: 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. Jan. 14-April 29. Annie Oakley is returning to the Santa Monica Playhouse! In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical...

02/18/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 10-March 31. That Disney magic is in full effect in the...

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Guys & Dolls

Guys & Dolls

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m Feb. 16-17, 23, March 1-2; 1 p.m. Feb. 18, March 4; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3; 6 p.m. Feb. 25....

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

Honda Center, Anaheim, CA

2 p.m. Feb. 18, 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Feb. 24. From rim-shaking dunks to lightning-fast dribbling; trick shots to hoops hi-jinx, the Harlem Globetrotters have...

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Kids In The Courtyard: Let's Go Fly A Kite

Kids In The Courtyard: Let's Go Fly A Kite

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

Have you ever wondered what kind of meal would you eat if you were to dine with kings in Cameroon? Find inspiration in Fowler's exhibition...

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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MatheMagic!

MatheMagic!

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada, CA

1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. You'll experience math in a whole new way in this show. Bradley Fields uses visuals, history, geography and language to promote...

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 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...

02/18/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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NBA G League International Challenge Game

NBA G League International Challenge Game

Verizon Up Arena at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

The Mexican National Team will compete against stars from the NBA G League – the NBA’s official minor league - in this game presented by...

02/18/2018: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Cudamani: Dance & Music from Bali

Cudamani: Dance & Music from Bali

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

Cudamani is Bali’s premier music and dance troupe, known for their exceptional creativity and artistry. They will perform a special family show that will feature colorfully...

02/18/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-Feb. 25. Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera has just gotten kookier....

02/18/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Lunar New Year Celebration

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Lunar New Year Celebration

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Children can do some arts and craft projects today that will be themed around the Lunar New Year, which this year is the Year of...

02/18/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Presidents' Day Weekend Late Night Event

Presidents' Day Weekend Late Night Event

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

The Aquarium of the Pacific salutes the American Presidents by letting visitors save a few dollars. Admission for this special President’s Day weekend Late Night...

02/18/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Hudson Backstage THeatre, Los Angeles, CA

This play tells the story about a family who decides to a take a trip from Flint, Michigan to the heart of the south, Birmingham,...

02/18/2018: 8:00 pm

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