Events - Feb 25, 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.

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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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: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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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Temple City Camellia Festival and Carnival

Temple City Camellia Festival and Carnival

Temple City Park, Temple City, CA

4-10 p.m. Feb. 23, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Feb. 24, noon-8 p.m. Feb. 25. Since 1944, this colorful festival has been blooming in Temple City since...

02/23/2018 - 02/25/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market Los Angeles

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market Los Angeles

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

More than 100 vintage, antique and handmade vendors, creatively curated by Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, are returning to Los Angeles. All things chippy,...

02/24/2018 - 02/25/2018: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Aquarium of the Pacific's African-American Festival

The Aquarium of the Pacific's African-American Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24-25. The 16th edition of this festival will recognize the diversity found African-American and African cultures in a variety of entertaining...

02/24/2018 - 02/25/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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12th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show

12th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show

Los Angeles Convention Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24-25. Explore a world of travel opportunities by visiting the L.A. Convention Center this weekend. Learn about over 300 vacation destinations...

02/24/2018 - 02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Monster Jam

Monster Jam

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA

6:30-10 p.m. Feb. 24-25. Super truck showdowns will be happening at Angels Stadium during January and February. This Monster Jam mania will feature legendary machines...

02/24/2018 - 02/25/2018: 6:30 pm - 10:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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City of Beverly Hills' Community Services Showcase

City of Beverly Hills' Community Services Showcase

Beverly Hills Farmers Market, Beverly Hills, CA

The City of Beverly Hills will showcase classes, programs and camps at its sixth annual community event, which offers an exclusive opportunity to register on-site...

02/25/2018: 9:00 am - 1:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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,...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Pacific Martial Arts Free Family Open House

Pacific Martial Arts, Pasadena, California

Families learn about the benefits of martial arts in this free, fun group intro class for kids and parent info session. Kids of all ages...

02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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...

02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's The Fairies Songbook

A Faery Hunt's The Fairies Songbook

The Sunset Theater Company, Redondo Beach, CA

The faeries always encourage us to go outside but this very special A Faery Hunt is performed indoors at The Sunset Theater Company. The whole...

02/25/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Sophie & Les Petits Live At McCabe's

Sophie & Les Petits Live At McCabe's

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

McCabe's will feel a bit like a Parisian cafe today when Sophie & Les Petits performs. That is because the band plays songs in French,...

02/25/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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826LA@Hammer: 3D Concrete Poetry Menagerie

826LA@Hammer: 3D Concrete Poetry Menagerie

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

Mix concrete poetry with 3D paper models and create unique animals and a unique zoo. This 826LA workshop is led by Mary Peterson, award-winning author and...

02/25/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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!

02/25/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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...

02/25/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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CAAM Art Workshop: Symbols in Copper

CAAM Art Workshop: Symbols in Copper

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

For the closing day of its "Circles and Circuits" exhibit, the Museum will have a family workshop inspired by the images in the copper matting...

02/25/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 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...

02/25/2018: 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....

02/25/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids Club: Water Play!

Kids Club: Water Play!

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Teach your kids about water conservation through a fun and engaging series of water play activities. Families are invited to drop in and learn how...

02/25/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Kidspace's Performance on the Frog: GPAC

Kidspace's Performance on the Frog: GPAC

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

The Garraway Performing Arts Center (GPAC) is dedicated to inspiring young people through the art of dance and they can’t wait to share their talents...

02/25/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 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...

02/25/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Luzia

Luzia

OC Fair & Events Center, Costa Mesa, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Wed., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Thur.-Sat., 1:30 p.m., 5 p.m. Sun. Feb. 21-March 18. In this show, Cirque du Soleil has created a...

02/25/2018: 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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3-D Theatricals presents Million Dollar Quartet

3-D Theatricals presents Million Dollar Quartet

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 23, March 2, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3; 2 p.m. Feb. 25, March 4; 7:30 p.m. March 1. Relive...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

2 p.m. Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama debuted on Broadway in 1959 starring Sidney Poitier, and it won the New York...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Allegiance 

Allegiance 

Aratani Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Feb. 28-April 1 (previews: Feb. 21-25), The East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

Sherlock Holmes has never been funnier. Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles has kept the mystery story but...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Feb. 23-March 11. International City Theatre kicks off its 33rd season with Daddy Long Legs, which is based on...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

Staples Center, L.A., CA

From rim-shaking dunks to lightning-fast dribbling; trick shots to hoops hi-jinx, the Harlem Globetrotters have been entertaining crowds for over 90 years. Their games make...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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....

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Stories in the Afternoon

Stories in the Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Feb. 4, 25. Hector the dog loves collecting acorns but his classmates make fun of him. This book reveals how his classmates learn...

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Make Your Own Puppet

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Make Your Own Puppet

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Today in the Museum's Art Studio, kids can make their own colorful puppets. This drop-in workshop comes with no strings attached.    

02/25/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dublin Irish Dance: Stepping Out

Dublin Irish Dance: Stepping Out

Valley Performing Arts Center, Northridge, CA

Be ready for some high-stepping action when the Dublin Irish Dance troupe hits the stage. This new show tells the story of that earlier Irish...

02/25/2018: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Runway to Rodeo: Over 50 Years of Luxury!

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California

Rodeo Drive is celebrating over 50 years of luxury at this vibrant street party. Open to the public throughout the 200 and 300 blocks, Rodeo...

02/25/2018: 4:00 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,...

02/25/2018: 8:00 pm

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