Events - Apr 1, 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.

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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Underwood Family Farms' Springtime Easter Festival

Underwood Family Farms' Springtime Easter Festival

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 24 through April 8. Whether you are exploring the Easter Story Labyrinth and the hay pyramid, watching Farmer Craig's Chicken Show and...

03/24/2018 - 04/08/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Bubblefest

Bubblefest

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-April 8. Bubblefest pops up at the Discovery Cube OC for the 22nd year. This bubble universe will feature bubble zone,...

03/24/2018 - 04/08/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

California Science Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-Jan. 6. Celebrating the centennial of the discovery of King Tut's tomb, this immersive exhibition (presented by the Egyptian Ministry of...

03/24/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival

SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival

Seaworld, San Diego, CA

Times vary March 24-April 1. SeaWorld offers a culinary treat for foodies at this festival, which features more than 50 food samples representing the Caribbean,...

03/24/2018 - 04/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary March 26-April 8. Oh, boy, it's, boysenberry time again at Knott's Berry Farm. Now expanded to 24 days, this annual festival serves up...

03/26/2018 - 04/08/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Big Bunny Spring Fling

Big Bunny Spring Fling

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 30-April 1. At this seasonal celebration, youngsters can examine eggs of different animals, enjoy entertainment by Kiddle Karoo’s Easter Show and...

03/30/2018 - 04/01/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Easter Brunch at Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Beach, California

The Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach will host an elaborate Easter Brunch!  Indulge your taste buds, hop into spring, and enjoy extravagant seaside scenery with...

04/01/2018: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Easter Sunday @ The Queen Mary

Easter Sunday @ The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

Hop aboard the Queen Mary and enjoy a legendary Easter brunch and a day of family-friendly activities! The complimentary fun includes a petting zoo of...

04/01/2018: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Long Beach Church of Christ's Easter Event

Long Beach Church of Christ, Long Beach, CA

The church welcomes you to join them Easter Sunday for breakfast, Easter egg hunt (ages 5 and under), and Easter service, including children's classes and...

04/01/2018: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Shade Hotel Redondo Beach's Easter Brunch

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach, Redondo Beach, CA

The Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach will host an exquisite Easter Brunch! Join together with friends and family overlooking a beautiful ocean view at Sea...

04/01/2018: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 13-Sept. 3. Butterflies are taking flight again at NHMLA! Get up close to beautiful butterflies in its new Butterfly Pavilion. This...

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

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Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World Exhibit

Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World Exhibit

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., Sun., 10 a.m-9 p.m. March 27– Sept. 9. This exhibition is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of Egypt’s interactions...

04/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. March 17-April 29. Become a butterfly breeder by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar from the Busy Bee Learning Store. Take care...

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 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,...

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe allowing them to walk freely and untethered on an interactive...

04/01/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 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...

04/01/2018: 10:30 am - 11:45 am

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City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan Exhibit

City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan 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. March 25–July 15. This exhibit presents recent findings from Mexican national and...

04/01/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Curious George And The Golden Meatball

Curious George And The Golden Meatball

Morgan Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, California

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. March 31-April 15. It’s time to celebrate All-You-Can-Eat Meatball day! See what happens when that fun-loving little monkey Curious George "helps" his...

04/01/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 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!

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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40th Annual LA Spring Fair

40th Annual LA Spring Fair

La Prada Event Plaza, Whittier Narrows Recreational Area, South El Monte, CA

5-11 p.m. Fri., noon-11 p.m. Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun. 5-1o p.m. Wed.-Thur. March 30-April 8. The largest Spring Festival in L.A. County features 12 acres filled...

04/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

04/01/2018: 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...

04/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Museum of Selfies

The Museum of Selfies

The Museum of Selfies, Glendale, CA

noon-8 p.m. Tues.-Thur., Sun.; noon-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.. April 1-May 31. This interactive pop-up museum explores the history and cultural phenomenon of the selfie, which actually...

04/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 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...

04/01/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

04/01/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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)...

04/01/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Little Women

Little Women

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 2 p.m Sun. March 17-April 14. Based on the cherished books by Louisa May Alcott, this musical follows the lives of the March...

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

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

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EFCA Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival

EFCA Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival

EFCA CHURCH, ARCADIA, CA

EFCA Church has organized a free Easter event that will have an Easter egg hunt, fishing game, animal balloons, cartoon tattoo sticker, night market soda...

04/01/2018: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Tidepool Walks

Tidepool Walks

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

Discover what marine life you can see in their native habitat on this  CMA naturalist-led tour of the Point Fermin Tidepools. Before heading outside, you...

04/01/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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