Events - May 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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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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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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Candytopia

Candytopia

Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sun. through July 4. This immersive candy-themed art exhibit is something like Wonkaland come to life. The two-level,...

05/15/2018 - 07/04/2018: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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We Rise

We Rise

We Rise, L.A., CA

5-10 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 19-28. We Rise is a large-scale pop-up art exhibition, cultural convening, and community organizing event put together...

05/19/2018 - 05/28/2018: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso Exhibition

Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso Exhibition

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21-Aug. 19. Descanso's new special exhibit focuses on the relationship between the wildlife and humans who both live in great L.A.,...

05/21/2018 - 08/19/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA

7:30 p.m. May 24, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. May 25, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. May 26, 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. May...

05/24/2018 - 05/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

Downtown Garden Grove, Garden Grove, CA

1-10 p.m. May 25, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 26-27, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 28. Enjoy a sweet crop of strawberry goodness in Garden Grove over...

05/25/2018 - 05/28/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Dinosaurs Around The World Exhibit

Dinosaurs Around The World Exhibit

Discovery Cube LA, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 26-Sept. 3. Dino lovers will be decamping to the Discovery Cube this summer to explore the new "Dinosaurs Around the World"...

05/26/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fiesta Hermosa

Fiesta Hermosa

Downtown Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Beach, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27-29. 150,000 people typically come to kick off their summers at the Fiesta Hermosa.  Described as Southern California's "largest arts &...

05/26/2018 - 05/28/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Topanga Days

Topanga Days

Topanga Community Club, Topanga, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 26-28. Part hometown fair and part music festival, Topanga Days has been working its magic for 45 years now. The family-friendly...

05/26/2018 - 05/28/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Wild Art Weekend

Wild Art Weekend

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

This Memorial Day weekend, you can explore the natural world through art - just with a visit to Kidspace. Creativity intersects with outdoor play in...

05/26/2018 - 05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 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,...

05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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In Focus: Expressions Exhibition

In Focus: Expressions Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues–Fri. Sun. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. May 22-October 7.  The human face has long been a central elements of art - from...

05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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...

05/27/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Amos & Boris

Amos & Boris

Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. May 18, 4:30 p.m. May 19, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. May 20, 7 p.m. May 25 (previews); 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m....

05/27/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Katherine Gray: As Clear as the Experience Exhibition

Katherine Gray: As Clear as the Experience Exhibition

Craft and Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 27-Sept. 9. The L.A.-based Katherine Gray makes art of glass. She is known for pairing her...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Outdoor Art Moves, Spring 2018

Outdoor Art Moves, Spring 2018

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, Westwood, CA

Discover relationships between nature, art, and the creative process as dance educator Lindsay Lindberg guides families through movement activities in the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden. Bring...

05/27/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The Little Mermaid, Jr.

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. May 19-June 3. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, and the hit movie and musical, Disney's The Little...

05/27/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Family Drop-in Program: Botanical Art

Family Drop-in Program: Botanical Art

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4 p.m. May 19-Aug. 26. On summer weekends, during the run of the exhibition “Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens,” families can...

05/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Redcat International Children's Film Festival

Redcat International Children's Film Festival

REDCAT, L.A., CA

noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 26-June 10 (no screenings on June 9). RICFF returns with an all-new lineup showcasing some of the best...

05/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Crown: Imaging a Royal World Exhibition

The Crown: Imaging a Royal World Exhibition

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. May 12-July 29. The free multimedia exhibit showcases costumes, photography, art pieces and other items from season 2 of the Netflix period...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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5th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street

Ashland Hill, Santa Monica, CA

Pass GO and head to the 5th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street. This fun, interactive all-ages tasting event mirrors the classic board game, offering...

05/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 6:00 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...

05/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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CAAM Workshop: Sunprint Landscapes

CAAM Workshop: Sunprint Landscapes

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

In tandem with the Adler Guerrier: Conditions and Forms for blck Longevity exhibit, this all-ages, mixed-media workshop combines the power of the sun with light...

05/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Heartbeat of Mexico

Heartbeat of Mexico

Aikten Arts Plaza, Chapman College, Orange, CA

Performances by top local and regional Mexican and Mexican-American music, dance, and folklórico ensembles highlight this free daytime festival. This celebration of Mexican culture will...

05/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 6:00 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...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Richard Goad Theatre, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. May 25-June 16. All's well that ends well in the Long Beach Shakespeare Company's staging of "All's Well That...

05/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Casa 0101 Theater, Boyle Hts., CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. May 11-June 10. CASA 0101 Theater and TNH (Teatro Nuevos Horizontes) Productions’ critically acclaimed...

05/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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. Then draw a picture about your dreams by the pond...

05/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Memorial Day

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Memorial Day

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

In honor of Memorial Day, you can pay tribute to the memories of those people who have served, and sacrificed, for our freedom by creating...

05/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

LifeHouse Theater, Redlands, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Sun. May 26-July 1. One of LifeHouse Theater’s most popular acclaimed musicals returns to amuse...

05/27/2018: 2:15 pm - 9:30 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 24 (previews April 7-15). A bilingual, humorous, musical journey in search of what it means...

05/27/2018: 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...

05/27/2018: 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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