Events - Apr 29, 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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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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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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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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Finish The Run Griffith Park

Finish The Run Griffith Park

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

Join hundreds of runners and walkers who will enjoy the beautiful back roads of Griffith Park, before winding up at the wonderful Autry Museum. You...

04/29/2018: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Our House Grief Support Center's 9th Annual Run For Hope

Our House Grief Support Center's 9th Annual Run For Hope

West Los Angeles Civic Center & Bandshell, West L.A., CA

The Run for Hope is the only event of its kind in the nation - a day dedicated to celebrating and honoring the memory of...

04/29/2018: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Breema: Nurturing Touch for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

LOOM, Los Angeles, CA

Breema bodywork and the Nine Principles of Harmony are an ideal complement for expectant parents and anyone working with pregnant women or attending births. The...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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,...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 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...

04/29/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Skirball Puppet Festival

Skirball Puppet Festival

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

The Skirball will be populated with a colorful cavalcade of puppets. This campus-wide festival features appearances by Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Animal Cracker Conspiracy, Leslie K....

04/29/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

04/29/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Jess Penner At McCabe's

Jess Penner At McCabe's

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

The local musician (and mom) delivered a delightful debut children's album last year. On the 8-song Imagination, she mixes her renditions of tunes like "Mr....

04/29/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dutch King’s Day

Dutch King’s Day

Shoreline Aquarium Park, Long Beach, CA

An orange wave will wash ashore at the Shoreline Aquatic Park today at this holiday from Holland, which celebrates the birthday of King Willem Alexander...

04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Fiesta Broadway

Fiesta Broadway

Downtown L.A., L.A., CA

Broadway and 1st will again be the epicenter for the 29th annual event that celebrates Mexican culture with a day full of music, food, carnival-style...

04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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...

04/29/2018: 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!

04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Pop-Up Studio: California Nature Mapping

Pop-Up Studio: California Nature Mapping

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

Families can create a nature map of California with artist Sam Falls. Select from an array of plants that grow in the state’s different ecosystems, preserve...

04/29/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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;...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Family Day: Día de los Niños/Children's Day

Family Day: Día de los Niños/Children's Day

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles, CA

This festival, which isn't just for children, offers a day full of educational activities that celebrate books and reading. There will be performances by Y...

04/29/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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,...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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COLCOA Film Festival's Family Movies

COLCOA Film Festival's Family Movies

The Directors Guild Theater Complex, L.A., CA

As part of COLCOA (the annual French Film Festival in the US), there will be a pair of family films screening today for cinephiles and francophiles...

04/29/2018: 1:00 pm - 6:30 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...

04/29/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 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...

04/29/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Lonesome Puppy

The Lonesome Puppy

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

At this storytime of Yoshitomo Nara's book The Lonesome Puppy, kids will meet a puppy so big that no one sees him, except for one...

04/29/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Dill Purple Geniuses Musical Story Time

Dill Purple Geniuses Musical Story Time

Zimmer Museum, L.A., CA

With thousands of fans, the Dill Purple Geniuses & Dill Kids Live motivate kids on an awesome level. Their live shows filled with movement, dance,...

04/29/2018: 3:00 pm - 3:45 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 24 (previews April 7-15). A bilingual, humorous, musical journey in search of what it means...

04/29/2018: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Long Beach Symphony's Family Series: We Can Be Heroes!

Long Beach Symphony's Family Series: We Can Be Heroes!

Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

At this 50-minute family concert, you can sing-along to music from Coco, Frozen and Moana, dance to music by Beethoven and Mozart, and get a...

04/29/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Taste of the Eastside

Taste of the Eastside

Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, Los Angeles, CA

In its 8th year, this annual outdoor food and drink festival, hosted at the historic Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, draws a crowd of...

04/29/2018: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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