Events - May 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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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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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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#BrandlessLife Pop-Up with Purpose

#BrandlessLife Pop-Up with Purpose

Brandless Pop-up, L.A., CA

Brandless​, the ecommerce startup, which offers everyday essentials for $3, is hosting a ​Pop-Up with Purpose​. The direct-to-consumer company’s first experiential space will offer an...

05/01/2018 - 05/13/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Cirque du Soleil: Sep7imo Dia

Cirque du Soleil: Sep7imo Dia

The Forum, L.A., CA

8 p.m. May 3, 4 p.m., 8 p.m. May 4-5, 1 p.m., 5 p.m. May 6. This Cirque du Soleil show is not your typical...

05/03/2018 - 05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Planes of Fame Air Museum's Air Show 2018

Planes of Fame Air Museum's Air Show 2018

Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino, CA

8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5-6. This year's event will feature over 40 historic aircraft, including P-47 Thunderbolts, P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs, flying for your...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Brothers Studios, Burbank, CA

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood just got a little more super. That is because of its new exhibit that is all...

05/05/2018 - 12/29/2018: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Kidspace's Grand Butterfly Release

Kidspace's Grand Butterfly Release

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5-6. Celebration the end of Butterfly Season with Kidspace. Mold a butterfly puddler out of clay and paint butterfly scenes en...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Affair of the Arts

Affair of the Arts

Town Plaza, Downtown Culver City, Culver City, CA

5-9 p.m. May 4, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. May 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6. The 10th Affair of the Arts in Downtown Culver City will...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Art Matters Fundraiser Exhibition

Art Matters Fundraiser Exhibition

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

The San Marino League's fifth juried exhibition and sale of paintings and photography, and jewelry,attracting some of the country’s best artists is the non-profit organization's biennial...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Lineage Dance Performance

Lineage Dance Performance

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

Step lively through Descanso Gardens this weekend and enjoy a lively dance performance from Lineage Dance Company. This Pasadena-based contemporary dance company is known for...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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PAW Patrol Live: "Race To The Rescue"

PAW Patrol Live: "Race To The Rescue"

Microsoft Theater, L.A., CA

10 a.m., 2 p.m., May 5-6. The PAW Patrol has hit the road for its first-ever live tour. Ryder gathers together the Patrol - Marshall,...

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Antique Truck Show

Antique Truck Show

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

A Chevy truck right off a Depression-era farm. A renovation of a rusty 1962 Ford pickup. The past will roar to life at the Antique...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. May 3-Sept. 16. Fans of futbol (aka soccer) will get a kick out of this exhibit that presents an all-star lineup...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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,...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Sesame Street Party Parade

Sesame Street Party Parade

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

times vary Sat.-Sun. May 5-July 1. This summer, Sesame Street can be found on SeaWorld's pathways. Starring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends (including Elmo!), this...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 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...

05/06/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure

A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Los Angeles, CA

A Faery Hunt, named "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles" by Nickelodeon, presents interactive performances designed for youngsters and families to inspire creativity, imagination and...

05/06/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Bob Baker's The Circus

Bob Baker's The Circus

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 4-June 10. Unearthed from its archives, Bob Baker brings you the "greatest puppet show on earth!" It premiered...

05/06/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Sara Lovell Album Release Concert At McCabe's

Sara Lovell Album Release Concert At McCabe's

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

Award-winning Bay Area songwriter Sara Lovell presents songs from her new album "Wild Is Everywhere" with some special guests expected. Lovell is known for “imaginative lyrics,...

05/06/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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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...

05/06/2018: 10:30 am - 11:45 am

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826LA@Hammer: A Superpowered Comics Workshop

826LA@Hammer: A Superpowered Comics Workshop

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

Inspired by classic battles between superheroes and villains, students create their own twist on a superhero comic, featuring believable characters and Marvel-worthy dialogue. This workshop...

05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mini-Train Rides

Mini-Train Rides

Wilson Park, Torrance, CA

Have a little old-fashioned fun taking a mini-train ride in Torrance's Wilson Park. The Southern California Live Steamers offers these public run days on the...

05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Mural Meet and Greet with Karina Garcia

Mural Meet and Greet with Karina Garcia

Sportie LA Parking Lot, L.A., CA

Karina Garcia is unveiling a mural collaboration with Jennifer Korsen (@humansmakeart) at the Sportie LA parking lot. Karina Garcia, known as the Slime Queen of...

05/06/2018: 11:00 am - 2:00 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 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;...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Profusion Cosmetics Demo Event

Profusion Cosmetics Demo Event

Target, Westwood, CA

Profusion Cosmetics & Target have teamed up to offer complimentary makeup applications to makeup lovers of all skill levels.  Live demos and tutorials will provide...

05/06/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Andell Family Sunday: Teotihuacan City

Andell Family Sunday: Teotihuacan City

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. May 6, 13, 20, 27. LACMA's exhibit "City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan" explores the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexico,  See how...

05/06/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Finding Belle

Finding Belle

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. May 5-June 24. Something strange has happened to Belle and your favorite fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Snowhite, Little...

05/06/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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36th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

36th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Barnes Park Amphitheater, Monterey Park, CALIFORNIA

The City of Monterey Park again hosts a festive day features a wide variety of entertainers including folklorico dancers, mariachis and other traditional Mexican music....

05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Art Works/Art Words Open Studio Workshops

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

1-4 p.m. May 6, 13, 20, 27. Center for the Arts Eagle Rock and Chalk Repertory Theatre present a month of open studio events with...

05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Children's Museum at La Habra's Target Free Sunday

Children's Museum at La Habra's Target Free Sunday

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

Museum-goers can explore a "Kaleidoscope of Art" at this month's family festival. So grab a paintbrush, some colored pastels, and a clump of clay and...

05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Ian Galloway Magic Show

Ian Galloway Magic Show

Edgemar Center For The Arts, Santa Monica, CA

1 p.m. April 22, May 6. Experience the excitement of magic and illusions conjured up by master magician Ian Galloway. Live animals appear and magically...

05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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School of Rock

School of Rock

Hollywood Pantages, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. May 3-27. Get ready to rock at the Pantages! The popular adaptation...

05/06/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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...

05/06/2018: 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...

05/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Gypsies in a Trunk present “Peter Pan 4: Hook’s Uproar”

Gypsies in a Trunk present “Peter Pan 4: Hook’s Uproar”

Harbor View Park, Oxnard, California

Channel Islands Harbor welcomes Gypsies in a Trunk, the all-volunteer troupe of actors who perform free fairy tales for the young and the young at heart. They...

05/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 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...

05/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon: When the World is Dreaming

Stories In The Afternoon: When the World is Dreaming

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Discover the dreams of woodland creatures in their habitats, and think about your own dreams. Draw a picture about your dreams by the pond of...

05/06/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Concert with Luis!

Concert with Luis!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

The Peruvian native blends a rainbow of Latin American music (like cumbia folk and bossa nova) with rock, reggae and ska to create songs that...

05/06/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:00 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...

05/06/2018: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Wit and Wisdom of Sholom Aleichem

The Wit and Wisdom of Sholom Aleichem

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

7:30 p.m. Sat., 3:30 p.m. Sun. May 5-June 24. This bold and bittersweet musical comedy follows the life of the beloved Yiddish story-teller, who spins tales...

05/06/2018: 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Documentary Screening: Dolores

Documentary Screening: Dolores

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

The Natural History Museum, in collaboration with the United State of Women Summit, will present a free screening of the documentary Dolores. Dolores Huerta is...

05/06/2018: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Momnipresent Show

Momnipresent Show

The Colony Theatre, Burbank, CA

Hear a beautiful collection of true stories by moms or about mothers  The show, which also features live music, will raise money for Family Service...

05/06/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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