Events - Mar 3, 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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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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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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A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. March 1; 15, 8 p.m. March 2-3, 16, 30; 2 p.m. March 4; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. March 11, 25; 2 p.m., 8...

03/01/2018 - 03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary March 2-April 12. Families can go on a foodie adventure in California Adventure as the park will serve up a menu of celebrated...

03/02/2018 - 04/12/2018: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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The 2018 Classic Auto Show

The 2018 Classic Auto Show

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

noon-8 p.m. March 2, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 4. The largest 3-day indoor classic car show will exhibit over 1,000...

03/02/2018 - 03/04/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

8 p.m. March 2-3. This trip to the moon is a aural and visual journey. Prize-winning composer Andrew Norman has created a new work that...

03/02/2018 - 03/03/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Union Station Homeless Services' March Home

Union Station Homeless Services' March Home

Pasadena City Hall Centennial Square, Pasadena, CA

The goal of this family-friendly walk through Pasadena to help end homelessness, one step at a time. 100% of proceeds benefit Union Station Homeless Services’...

03/03/2018: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

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...

03/03/2018: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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5th Special Needs Conference

5th Special Needs Conference

South Pasadena High School, South Pasadena, CA

This free conference serves parents of students with special needs, teachers and other professionals, and interested community members in the district and surrounding communities. Attendees...

03/03/2018: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Living History Flying Day: F4U Corsair

Living History Flying Day: F4U Corsair

Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino, CA

Planes of Fame Air Museum's monthly Living History Flying Day will salute the Vought F4U-1A Corsair. A speaker panel comprised of distinguished aviation experts, historians,...

03/03/2018: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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South Coast Botantic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

South Coast Botantic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes, CA

Enjoy the splendor of the Garden's numerous flowering cherry trees and experience a taste of Japan through sight, taste and sound! Enjoy live performances throughout...

03/03/2018: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet Fundraiser

Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet Fundraiser

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

Train enthusiasts, history buffs and all those interested in learning about Southern California's railway history should make the Southern California Railway Museum their destination for...

03/03/2018: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Feb. 6-April 7. For the 26th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising’s museum honors the imagination and achievement of...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cabrillo Craft Corner

Cabrillo Craft Corner

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

On the first Saturday of the month, young and old alike can get creative at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. The craft projects will involve making...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 2:00 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...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 3-4 and 10-11. Now in its 47th year, this festival is about whales and a whole lot more. Besides whale watching,...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Hot Wheels Garage

Hot Wheels Garage

Automotive Driving Museum, El Segundo, CA

Hot Wheels Garage features displays of life-size cars and numerous Hot Wheels tracks and cars to race with. Besides the cars, there will be art...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 1:00 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,...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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i5Live! The Ultimate Family STEM Event

i5Live! The Ultimate Family STEM Event

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3-4. The inaugural i5Live! (formerly the Young Innovators Fair) takes the components of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and brings...

03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Spring Art & Crafts Festival

The Spring Art & Crafts Festival

Borchard Community Center, Newbury Park, CA

Now in its 31st year, this community event presents over 100 artists and craftspersons with a variety of original art and handmade items to sell....

03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Thyra Heder

Author Appearance: Thyra Heder

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Author Thyra Heder presents and signs her book Alfie:(The Turtle That Disappeared). From the author-illustrator of Fraidyzoo and The Bear Report comes a story about a...

03/03/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Brandon's Buddies Play Date

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

Brandon’s Buddies is a free kids club that meets every month at Brandon’s Village at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas. Brandon’s Buddies is for children...

03/03/2018: 10:30 am

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Kidspace Pop-Up Program: Poppy Paper

Kidspace Pop-Up Program: Poppy Paper

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 3-4. Learn to grow flowers a different way at Kidspace this weekend when you make your own handmade paper embedded with...

03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Something to Crow About!

Something to Crow About!

Bob Baker Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 Sat.-Sun. (except 11:30 March 17) March 2-24. Bob Baker Marionettes invites you to spend a day down on the farm. A...

03/03/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Victoria Goring Story Theater

Victoria Goring Story Theater

Children’s Book World, West L.A., CA

Experience interactive fun as Victoria Goring creates new stories live from children's suggestions. Princesses spurn ball gowns, wizards fly vacuum cleaners, pirates love to bake!...

03/03/2018: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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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...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Origami at Descanso

Origami at Descanso

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 3-4, 10-11. While visiting Descanso today, you can learn the art of paper folding from experts. No registration is required.

03/03/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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!

03/03/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Pepperdine's Family Arts Fest

Pepperdine's Family Arts Fest

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

This family-friendly day, sponsored by the Center for the Arts, will feature arts activities, food trucks, face-painting, museum tours, and two performances (11 a.m. and 1...

03/03/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Spring Bloom Walks

Spring Bloom Walks

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

11 a.m., 1 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 3-April 29. Take a lovely stroll through the gardens and learn about cherry blossoms, flowering trees, and other seasonal...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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12th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

12th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

Seaport Village, San Diego, CA

noon-6 p.m. March 3-4. Strange and extraordinary acts from around the world can converge again at Seaport Village. At this annual celebration, colorful street performers...

03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 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...

03/03/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Los Angeles Lantern Festival

Los Angeles Lantern Festival

Chinese American Museum, L.A., CA

For the 17th year, the Chinese American Museum will host a celebration that honors the end of the Lunar New Year festivities. This free cultural...

03/03/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Parenting Workshop: Kids' Protection Planning

Parenting Workshop: Kids' Protection Planning

1883 Camino San Rafael, Glendale, CA

The MOMS Club of Glendale presents... Kids' Protection Planning: What Every Parent Should Know! If the unthinkable were to happen, what would happen to your...

03/03/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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The Really Awesome Improv Show

The Really Awesome Improv Show

The Second City Hollywood, Hollywood, California

Fun (and appropriate) for ages 2-200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation. LA Magazine voted it...

03/03/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

03/03/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Creation Station: Lovely Lavender

Creation Station: Lovely Lavender

Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, Long Beach, CA

With the blooming of spring in mind, the theme for today's Creation Station is "Lovely Lavender." Using a wide variety of purple-hued materials, children can...

03/03/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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...

03/03/2018: 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....

03/03/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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....

03/03/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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The King And I

The King And I

Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Feb. 27-March 2, 6-9; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. March 3, 10; 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. March 4, 11. Get to know The King...

03/03/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Tree Frogs and Microscopes

Tree Frogs and Microscopes

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

In this class, you can find out about the various stages of Tree Frog growth and development. You can even use microscopes to help in...

03/03/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 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...

03/03/2018: 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...

03/03/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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)...

03/03/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 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...

03/03/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Family Program: Super-Sized Dr. Seuss!

Family Program: Super-Sized Dr. Seuss!

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

Enjoy stories by, and about, the one, the only, Dr. Seuss! There will be special surprise guests and yes, a puppet show too.

03/03/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Tidepool Walks

Tidepool Walks

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

3-4:30 p.m. March 3-4, 18; noon-2 p.m. March 11, 2:30-4 p.m. March 17, 31; 10:30 a.m.-noon March 30. Discover what marine life you can see...

03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Los Angeles Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Los Angeles Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

Swan Lake remains one of the most iconic ballets even though it debuted over 110 years ago. Featuring Tchaikovsky’s majestic music, the Los Angeles Ballet's...

03/03/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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