Events - Apr 6, 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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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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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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Shen Yun

Shen Yun

Segerstrom Center For The Arts, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. April 3, 6; 2 p.m. April 4; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 5, 7; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. April 8. A Shen Yun...

04/03/2018 - 04/07/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Disney's The Little Mermaid

UCLA Sunset Canyon Recreation Center, Los Angeles, CA

Move over, Hollywood Bowl, Hooligan Theatre Company will present Doug Wright and Alan Menken’s Tony-nominated musical, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, which is the first musical...

04/05/2018 - 04/07/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Tomatomania!

Tomatomania!

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

9 a.m-3 p.m. April 6-8. Enjoy a big, plump juicy weekend of Tomatomania at Descanso Gardens. At this three-day tomato extravaganza, there will be tomato-based...

04/06/2018 - 04/08/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 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...

04/06/2018: 10:00 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque de la Symphonie

Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA

8 p.m. April 6, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 8 p.m. April 7. The Cirque de la Symphonie teams up with the Pacific Symphony for a...

04/06/2018 - 04/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:30 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...

04/06/2018: 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,...

04/06/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

04/06/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Pandas in IMAX

Pandas in IMAX

California Science Center, L.A., CA

times vary April 6-Sept. 3. The filmmakers from the acclaimed IMAX documentaries Born to Be Wild and Island of Lemurs: Madagascar take audiences on an exciting and educational new...

04/06/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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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...

04/06/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Janus Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon April 6, 13, 20.  On April 6, puppeteer Joe Selph will dazzle his audience with zany and magical puppets. Be ready to be...

04/06/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Toddler Storytime

Toddler Storytime

South Pasadena Public Library, South Pasadena, CA

On Friday mornings, children’s librarians read age-appropriate stories, play music, and share fingerplays, songs, flannelboard stories, and book-related videos with children in a group setting....

04/06/2018: 11:00 am - 11:20 am

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Story Time at the Fowler Museum

Story Time at the Fowler Museum

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

Enjoy an interactive storytelling experience in the exhibition "Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis." Families and children of all ages are...

04/06/2018: 11:30 am - 12:30 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 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...

04/06/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 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...

04/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. April 6-7, 13, 19-20; 1 p.m. April 8, 22; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 14, 21; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. April 15. Musical...

04/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 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...

04/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Hello Kitty Glam Launch Event

Hello Kitty Glam Launch Event

Jack’s Surf, Corona Del Mar, CA

O’Neill and Hello Kitty have partnered to launch a swim, sportswear & accessory capsule for girls sizes 2T–6 and to celebrate, the brands will host...

04/06/2018: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Dill Kids Live At Kidstock!

Dill Kids Live At Kidstock!

Pretend City Children’s Museum, Irvine, CA

With thousands of fans, the Dill Kids Live on Tour motivate kids on an awesome level. Their concerts are filled with movement, dance, music, a musical...

04/06/2018: 3:30 pm - 4:10 pm

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CalLuPalooza

CalLuPalooza

Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Everyone is welcome to this annual concert in the park that showcases the talent and creativity of students in the music production program.

04/06/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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