Events - Apr 28, 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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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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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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Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

Join the thousands of people who will be taking part in Autism Speaks' annual fundraiser. Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, funds research...

04/28/2018: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Bird Walk at Rancho Los Cerritos

Bird Walk at Rancho Los Cerritos

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Families can stroll through the grounds of the historic rancho and see what resident birds and seasonal migrants they can spy. Participants can also listen...

04/28/2018: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

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9th Annual Urban Ocean Festival

9th Annual Urban Ocean Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28-29. Southern California's coastline will be celebrated at this weekend-long festival, which will present poetry readings, mural painting, educational activities and...

04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Yoga

Family Yoga

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Stretch and strengthen in Rancho Los Cerritos’ private garden led by a certified yoga instructor. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Please arrive early and...

04/28/2018: 9:00 am - 9:45 am

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LA Sanitation Open House

LA Sanitation Open House

East Valley District Yard, Simi Valley, CA

This month's open house will be at East Valley District Yard. Meet that dynamic duo “Mr. Recycle” and sidekick “Robo Blue” as they jump into...

04/28/2018: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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The 29th Annual Great Los Angeles River CleanUp

The 29th Annual Great Los Angeles River CleanUp

Los Angeles River Basin, L.A., CA

9 a.m.-noon April 14, 21, 28. Help the Friends of the LA River (FOLAR) make the Los Angeles River great again and take part in...

04/28/2018: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Wayfinder Paralympic Games

Wayfinder Paralympic Games

Wayfinder Family Services Los Angeles Campus, L.A., CA

Formerly known as the Junior Blind Olympics, this event provides youths with a chance to succeed in athletics. Come cheer on athletes (ages 6-22) who...

04/28/2018: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Wheelchair Sports Festival

Wheelchair Sports Festival

Santa Clarita Sports Complex, Santa Clarita, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 29. Triumph Foundation hosts this free event to introduce wheelchair sports to people that are newly...

04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's Fairy Fun Time at the LA Arboretum

A Faery Hunt's Fairy Fun Time at the LA Arboretum

L.A. County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia, CA

The faeries encourage us to go outdoors. Nature rejuvenates the spirit and lets your heart take wing! Take part in an interactive A Faery Hunt performance...

04/28/2018: 9:30 am - 12:30 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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,...

04/28/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, Irwindale, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 7-May 20. Hear ye, hear ye - all ye lords and ladies can travel back to 16th century England as...

04/28/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 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...

04/28/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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The Zimmer's We All Play! Fundraiser

The Zimmer's We All Play! Fundraiser

Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA

The Zimmer's annual "Fun-raiser" will feature live performances, interactive art stations, food, and fun - as well as preview the Zimmer's future location in Santa...

04/28/2018: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Heather Alexander Ocean & Space Fun Storytime

Heather Alexander Ocean & Space Fun Storytime

Children’s Book World, L.A., CA

Ocean or Space: Which Team Are You On? How do fish breathe? Why is the ocean salty? Is there life on other planets? Why don’t...

04/28/2018: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Pop-Up Program: Chrysalis Carriers

Pop-Up Program: Chrysalis Carriers

Kidspace Museum, Pasadena, CA

10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 7-29. What are the best things to do for your living caterpillar so it will transform into a butterfly? Every...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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!

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

04/28/2018: 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;...

04/28/2018: 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...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Kids Zone at Janss Marketplace

Kids Zone at Janss Marketplace

Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

Pop into this month's Kid Zone and have a blast with Wacko will thrill the whole family with his amazing magic and colorful balloons tricks!...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 2:00 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,...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Snow White

Snow White

The Pico Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA

Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to the woods Snow White will go! Creating Arts Company presents the classic tale of a beautiful young Princess who is...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Really Awesome Improv Show

The Really Awesome Improv Show

The Second City Hollywood, Hollywood, California

Fun (and appropriate) for ages 2-200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation. LA Magazine voted it...

04/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

04/28/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

04/28/2018: 1:30 pm - 3:00 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...

04/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Cinderella

Cinderella

Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 28, 2 p.m. April 29. Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella returns to the stage with a charming cast of characters including...

04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Poetry Slam with Hope Anita Smith & Chris Harris

Poetry Slam with Hope Anita Smith & Chris Harris

Children’s Book World, L.A., CA

Celebrate Poetry Month at Children’s Book World with award-winning poets Hope Anita Smith and Chris Harris at Poetry Slam 5, where young poets (ages 7-14)...

04/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 2:30 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...

04/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Star Quest

Star Quest

The Pico Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA

Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away, there was an epic battle between the evil Galactic Legion and the good Space League...

04/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 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...

04/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Ice

Ice

24th Street Theatre, L.A., CA

3 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. April 7-June 10 (previews April 7-15). A bilingual, humorous, musical journey in search of what it means...

04/28/2018: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk

Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk

South Pasadena Mission District, South Pasadena, CA

Eclectic Rocks is a free music festival and art walk for the entire family. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy headlines an eclectic lineup of more than 50...

04/28/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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TAO: Drum Heart

TAO: Drum Heart

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The internationally-acclaimed percussion artists known as TAO showcases their mastery of the ancient art of Japanese drumming in their latest action-packed...

04/28/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:00 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...

04/28/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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