Events - Apr 27, 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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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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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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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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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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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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Pixar Fest

Pixar Fest

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, April 13-Sept. 3. Disneyland and California Adventure will be pixilated by all this things Pixar this spring and summer. Disneyland presents a new...

04/13/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21-May 18. From Earth Day Weekend to just before Endangered Species Day, the Zoo spotlights the importance of protecting the environment...

04/21/2018 - 05/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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STOMP

STOMP

Hollywood Pantages, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. April 24-27, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 28, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. April 29. Stomp's combination of sound, movement and visual comedy presents...

04/24/2018 - 04/29/2018: 3:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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20th Annual Fiesta Charity Spectacular and Horse Show

20th Annual Fiesta Charity Spectacular and Horse Show

Los Angeles Equestrian Center, Burbank, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 26-27, 29; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. April 28. The Fiesta Charity Horse Show will once again have horses competing during...

04/26/2018 - 04/29/2018: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Avengers: Infinity War At The El Capitan

Avengers: Infinity War At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

times vary April 26-May 20. A decade in the making, this massive action adventure movie encompasses the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. The PG-13 film, directed...

04/26/2018 - 05/20/2018: 9:30 am - 11:50 pm

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Citizen Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA

7 p.m. April 26-27; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. April 28; 1 p.m., 5 p.m. April 29. Where better to experience the story of...

04/26/2018 - 04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 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...

04/27/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Alex And Ani Opening Event

Brea Mall, Brea, CA

Alex And Ani, the lifestyle brand that creates eco-conscious jewelry and accessories, celebrates the opening at the Brea Mall with a grand opening event that includes...

04/27/2018: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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America's Family Pet Expo

America's Family Pet Expo

OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27, 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 28. At the world's largest pet and pet product expo, you can encounter all types...

04/27/2018 - 04/29/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 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...

04/27/2018: 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...

04/27/2018: 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...

04/27/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

04/27/2018: 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,...

04/27/2018: 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...

04/27/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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4th Friday Kids Club

Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood, CA

This month's theme is Space. You'll learn about planets, stars and space through crafting, stories and face painting. There will even be a spaceship your...

04/27/2018: 11:00 am - 11:30 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...

04/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 15-July 29. As its title suggests, this exhibit is made up almost...

04/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library Exhibit

Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. April 21-Sept. 9. Culled from a collection of over 14 million pictures in the Library of Congress, the nearly 500 images...

04/27/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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...

04/27/2018: 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....

04/27/2018: 11:00 am - 11:20 am

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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...

04/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Burbank Blvd at I-5 Freeway, Burbank, CA

7:30 p.m. April 19-20; 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 21, 28, May 5; noon, 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. April 22, 29, May 6;...

04/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:30 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...

04/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Love, Liza: The Exhibit

Love, Liza: The Exhibit

The Paley Center For Media, Beverly Hills, CA

Organized by Profiles in History, this exhibit showcases the legendary career of one the world’s greatest performers. Visitors can view memorabilia from Liza’s iconic parents,...

04/27/2018: 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...

04/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices: L.A. Arts Festival

Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices: L.A. Arts Festival

Grand Park, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. April 27, 1-10 p.m. April 28, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 29. This weekend-long festival salutes the diverse and distinctive artistic talent that can...

04/27/2018 - 04/29/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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42nd Street

42nd Street

The Norris Theatre, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

8 p.m. April 27-28, May 4, 11; 2 p.m. April 29, May 6, 13; 2 p.m. 8 p.m. May 5, 12. "Come and meet those...

04/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada, CA

8 p.m. April 20-21, 27; 2 p.m. April 22, 29; 7:30 p.m. April 25-26; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 28. McCoy Rigby Entertainment brings this...

04/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA

7:30 p.m. Thur., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. April 20-29. Victor Hugo’s classic novel comes to life in this...

04/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Play Chalet Scarf Play

Play Chalet Scarf Play

Play Chalet, Granada Hills, CA

Swish. Twist. Float. Twirl. Bounce & Wave - this is a great multi-sensory play experience that children will love.  Scarf play also will help improve...

04/27/2018: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Poet Is In: Interactive Poetry Experience

The Poet Is In: Interactive Poetry Experience

Union Station, L.A.,

In celebration of National Poetry Month and LA Arts Month, Metro Art presents the L.A. debut of this unique poetry event. Feature 12 local poets...

04/27/2018: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Mother-Daughter Painting Class & Dinner

American Girl Place, L.A., CA

Moms can team up with their daughter and create a one-of-a-kind work of art! Mothers will paint one canvas, and the daughters will paint another—once...

04/27/2018: 4:15 pm - 7:00 pm

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Parent's Night Out

The Baila Baila Studio, Santa Monica, CA

Every last Friday of the month, Baila Baila is giving parents a chance to relax and enjoy a much-deserved night out (or in). Drop off...

04/27/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Parent's Night Out

Parent's Night Out

We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA

Drop your kids off for open play at this sensory gym. They can also enjoy some pizza and a movie while you take the night...

04/27/2018: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Orchesis Dance Company Presents Beyond Imagination

Orchesis Dance Company Presents Beyond Imagination

Arcadia Performing Arts Center, Arcadia, CA

The Arcadia High School Orchesis Dance Company presents its 2018 spring production, “Beyond Imagination.” From contemporary to hip-hop, bollywood to jazz, this show is packed...

04/27/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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