Events - Mar 16, 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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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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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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Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9-Aug. 18 (closed July 4). How rare is it to see the mural L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective? This marks the...

03/09/2018 - 08/18/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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PLATFORM Fitness Week

PLATFORM LA, Culver City, CA

PLATFORM wants to help you look and feel your best with seven days of the best studio fitness - spinning, boxing, crossfit and more. Come...

03/12/2018 - 03/18/2018: 7:30 am - 11:00 am

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LA Kids Consignment Spring 2018 Event

LA Kids Consignment Spring 2018 Event

LA Kids Consignment, Northridge, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 15-17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18. 700 families are contributing over 100,000 amazing new and gently-used items to this LA Kids Consignment...

03/15/2018 - 03/18/2018: 9:00 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 15, 8 p.m. March 16; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. March 17. Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama debuted on Broadway in 1959 starring Sidney...

03/15/2018 - 03/17/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon

Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

7:30 p.m. March 15-16. At this Nat Geo Live event, photographer/filmmaker Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko will share their extraordinary trek at the Grand...

03/15/2018 - 03/16/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:00 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...

03/16/2018: 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...

03/16/2018: 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...

03/16/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Easter Bunny Photo Experience

Easter Bunny Photo Experience

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

The Bunny Photo Experience runs March 9-31 at Macy’s Women’s Court. Families will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a...

03/16/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

This hands-on program for preschoolers (ages 3-6), and their parents or guardians, incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the the week's selected...

03/16/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 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,...

03/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Leprechaun Gold Hunt

Leprechaun Gold Hunt

Malibu Bluffs Park, Malibu, CA

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Lucky the Leprechaun! Join the Community Services Department and Malibu Library to help us find Lucky’s pot of gold at...

03/16/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

03/16/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 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...

03/16/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon March 2, 9, 16, 23. On March 2, Ms. Claire will share some lovely songs and stories, and then enjoy an amusing puppet...

03/16/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Photos with The Bunny

Photos with The Bunny

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, California

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Photo "hops" with the Easter Bunny on Level 1 of Westfield Topanga between Anthropologie and Williams-Sonoma. More...

03/16/2018 - 03/31/2018: 11:00 am - 8:00 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...

03/16/2018: 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...

03/16/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Storytime At The Fowler

Storytime At The Fowler

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

Have you ever wonder why some animals seem to have a nose for trouble? That idea is explored in the book Coyote: A Trickster Tale...

03/16/2018: 11:30 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...

03/16/2018: 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...

03/16/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Easter Bunny at Eagle Rock Plaza

The Easter Bunny at Eagle Rock Plaza

Eagle Rock Plaza, Eagle Rock, CA

noon-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. March 16-31. Hop on over to get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny! The photo spot will be...

03/16/2018 - 03/31/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 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...

03/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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...

03/16/2018: 1:30 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)...

03/16/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 9-11, 16-18. The local award-winning children's theater company Theatre 360 will present the delightfully twisted prequel to the...

03/16/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Sister Act

Sister Act

Westchester Playhouse, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 16-April 21. The Kentwood Players presents this spirited musical comedy that is based on the hit 1992 movie starring...

03/16/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Tot Shabbat

Congregation Tikvat Jacob, Manhattan Beach, California

Tot Shabbat is a special Shabbat service designed for children ages 2-6. It includes songs, stories, music, and the traditional Jewish blessings geared to families...

03/16/2018: 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

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Los Angeles Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Los Angeles Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, CA

7:30 p.m. March 16-17. Swan Lake remains one of the most iconic ballets even though it debuted over 110 years ago. Featuring Tchaikovsky’s majestic music,...

03/16/2018 - 03/17/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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