Events - Mar 4, 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: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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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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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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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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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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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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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16th Annual Carnival at the Pier

16th Annual Carnival at the Pier

Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

Play and laugh - while giving back - at the 16th Annual Carnival at the Pier! Admission includes private use of the park, lunch and...

03/04/2018: 10:00 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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,...

03/04/2018: 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,...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 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...

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

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Temple Judea Tarzana's Purim Carnival

Temple Judea Tarzana's Purim Carnival

Temple Judea, Tarzana, CA

The rides are back! This year's carnival has ten new rides and attractions, including a zip line, a Ferris wheel, a giant slide, a laser...

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

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A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure

A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Los Angeles, California

As children we believed in  magic and knew in our hearts there was something enchanted out there, hidden, kind, beautiful, and filled with goodness.  If you...

03/04/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Auntie Kayte In Concert

Auntie Kayte In Concert

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

The kiddies can enjoy Auntie Kayte's fun songs and stories when she pays a visit today to McCabe's. Her music may even inspire them to...

03/04/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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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...

03/04/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Support for Parents Group Meeting

The Baila Baila Studio, Santa Monica, CA

Join a group of caring dedicated parents to discuss the wonderful and often challenging topic of parenting. Facilitated by Laurie Storlie, the group creates a...

03/04/2018: 10:30 am - 11:45 am

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826LA@Hammer: Advice Bot Repair Shop

826LA@Hammer: Advice Bot Repair Shop

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

Calling all experts! Are you a candy connoisseur? A superb sleeper? Whatever kind of expert you are, you are needed at this workshop led by Anna...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Calabasas Mommy Spirit Day

Calabasas Mommy Spirit Day

The Commons at Calabasas, Calabasas, CA

You are invited to the Calabasas Mommy Spirit Day, an afternoon featuring Calabasas Mommy’s signature categories, including a “Go Green & Eat Clean” showcase, a...

03/04/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

03/04/2018: 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.

03/04/2018: 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!

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Castaway Bridal Open House

The Castaway Bridal Open House

The Castaway, Burbank, CA

Brides to be looking for the perfect venue to host their special day can check out  the newly reimagined and renovated restaurant and event space,...

03/04/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

03/04/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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5th Annual STEAM Machines

5th Annual STEAM Machines

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

This day-long innovation festival spotlighting the STEAM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) is designed to inspire the next generation of innovators and science leaders. Check...

03/04/2018: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Roman Gardens Family Workshop


Roman Gardens Family Workshop


Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, CA

11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 4, 11, 18. Discover the tastes, textures, and smells of history during this Roman Garden workshop, led by master gardener Michael...

03/04/2018: 11:30 am - 3:30 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...

03/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California Exhibition

Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California Exhibition

Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 3-Sept. 2. From Buck Rogers to Blade Runner and beyond! This other-worldly exhibit explore the unique history of science fiction in Southern...

03/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Music in the Garden

Music in the Garden

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

The Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic invites you to this concert, which showcases young musicians of Peninsula and South Bay schools. Festivities will also include...

03/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Waterlilies, Cherries, and French Landscapes

Andell Family Sundays: Waterlilies, Cherries, and French Landscapes

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. March 4, 11, 25. Kids can do their impression of Impressionism with the art projects that are part of this month's drop-in, artist-led...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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....

03/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Target Free Day: Outdoor Adventures

Target Free Day: Outdoor Adventures

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

Join the Children Museum at La Habra as it explores the beauty of the great outdoors. Families can make a nature rubbing, search for bugs...

03/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 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...

03/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 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)...

03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Catapult Shadow Dance Company presents Magic Shadows

Catapult Shadow Dance Company presents Magic Shadows

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

Shadow Dance is not your typical dance performance. It combines dance with story-telling and sculpture. You might have seen Catapult perform their Shadow Dance when...

03/04/2018: 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...

03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Nine O'Clock Players presents Alice!

Nine O'Clock Players presents Alice!

The Assistance League Theatre, Hollywood, CA

2 p.m. March 4, 11, 18, 25. The multi-award winning Nine O'Clock Players continue their 87th year bringing extraordinary family theatre to Southern California with...

03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. March 4, 25. Children will here the story Triangle by Mac Bennett and Jon Klassen, and they will find out what happens when...

03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Purim Party!

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Purim Party!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

It's party time again at the Zimmer, and today they are celebrating Jewish holiday of Purim! Join the festivities by making feathery masks and noisemakers...

03/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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