Events - Jul 1, 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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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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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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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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Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1-Dec. 31 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Discover how Los Angeles became Los Angeles. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles...

06/01/2018 - 12/31/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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25¢ a Play: The Art of the Videocade Exhibit

25¢ a Play: The Art of the Videocade Exhibit

Peekaboo Gallery, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-7 pm. through July 31. The first exhibit at the newly open Peekaboo Gallery salutes classic coin-op video arcade games and pinball machines of...

06/05/2018 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Grand Park’s Big LA Portrait Gallery

Grand Park’s Big LA Portrait Gallery

Grand Park, L.A., CA

For the second year, Grand Park plays host to a rather unusual art gallery. It will be up only at night, and it will be...

06/07/2018 - 07/04/2018: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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Incredibles 2 At The El Capitan

Incredibles 2 At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1:10 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and (Fri.-Sat) 10:30 p.m. June 14-July 29. The incredible has finally happened! The long-awaited Incredibles sequel has...

06/14/2018 - 07/29/2018: 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Fairies vs. Trolls at the South Coast Botanic Garden

Fairies vs. Trolls at the South Coast Botanic Garden

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 31. This summer you can team up with the magical creatures who inhabit the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Join Team Fairies...

06/15/2018 - 08/31/2018: 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Electric Ocean at SeaWorld

Electric Ocean at SeaWorld

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 16-July 31. Electric Ocean will again light up the night at SeaWorld this summer combining the cool glow of bioluminescent lighting with...

06/16/2018 - 07/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Bruce W. Talamon: Soul, R&B, and Funk Photographs 1972–1982 Exhibit

Bruce W. Talamon: Soul, R&B, and Funk Photographs 1972–1982 Exhibit

Grammy Museum, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 23-Aug. 1. This exhibition showcases a period in musical history as seen through the eyes of...

06/23/2018 - 08/01/2018: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. June 29, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. June 30, 2 p.m. July 1. Encore, the local non-profit educational theatre company, brings the Hunchback of...

06/29/2018 - 07/01/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 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...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

07/01/2018: 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,...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues–Fri. Sun. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. June 26-October 21. Fashion photography's primary function is as advertising, but it can also be great...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Satoyama: Evolving with the Forest Photography Exhibition

Satoyama: Evolving with the Forest Photography Exhibition

Japan House Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. June 21-July 29. Considered the photo equivalent of “Jiro Dreams of Sushi," the heralded “Satoyama: Evolving with...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 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...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The Autry's Imagined West Studios

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. This interactive installation is all about sparking children's imagination. Designed and built by artist Mac Maker, Imagined...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Enchanted Toyshop 

Bob Baker's Enchanted Toyshop 

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

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m Sat.-Sun. June 22-July 8. Populated with animated cuckoo clocks, tumbling teddy bears, jack-in-the-boxes and wooden soldiers, this whimsical, imaginative show...

07/01/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 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

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!...

07/01/2018: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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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...

07/01/2018: 10:30 am - 11:45 am

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The Autry's Drop-In Summer Fun

The Autry's Drop-In Summer Fun

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

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 19-Aug. 3. The Autry ups the fun levels during the summer. There will be scavenger hunts, dress-up photo booths, native plant...

07/01/2018: 10:30 am - 2:30 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...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Enchanted Academy

Enchanted Academy

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes, CA

Youngsters can have a magical time in the Botanic Garden. In this lively facilitated activity, kids can learn about the lives of fairies and trolls....

07/01/2018: 11:00 am - 1:30 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...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

07/01/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun. June 1-Oct. 29. This exhibition showcases how the modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly...

07/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. June 2-Dec. 30. Organized by the Fowler, this exhibit holds over 225 works of art, including all sorts of...

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 1-Sept. 1. Explore the amazingly creative mind of Jim Henson in this comprehensive exhibit that features his...

07/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

07/01/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Little Women: The Broadway Musical

Little Women: The Broadway Musical

Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, Camarillo, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 2 p.m. Sun. June 15-July 15. The Camarillo Skyway Playhouse invites you to come follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy...

07/01/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Seaside Lagoon's 4th of July Celebration

Seaside Lagoon's 4th of July Celebration

Seaside Lagoon, Redondo Beach, CA

Enjoy some seaside fireworks at Redondo Beach's annual July 4th spectacular. Your holiday party can start at 2 p.m. with an afternoon of family-friendly festivities...

07/01/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Zimmer's Sunday Family Program: Fireworks Art Project

Zimmer's Sunday Family Program: Fireworks Art Project

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Celebrate the Fourth of July a few days early with fireworks-inspired art project where you create colorful "sparklers" using salt and water colors.  

07/01/2018: 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...

07/01/2018: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Grand Performances: First Nations Now

Grand Performances: First Nations Now

California Plaza, L.A., CA

3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. As part of Grand Performances' "First Peoples, New Voices" series, MC RedCloud, Jessa Calderon, and Saginaw Grant (hereditary chief of the Sac...

07/01/2018: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

4 p.m. June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8. Los Angeles' most magical outdoor theater setting will be transformed by an enchanting set design,...

07/01/2018: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Aquarium of the Pacific's Discounted Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific's Discounted Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m. Sun. June 17 through Sept. 2. Extend your summer weekend fun by spending your Sunday nights at the Aquarium. Not only will the...

07/01/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Downtown Arcadia Patriotic Festival

Downtown Arcadia Patriotic Festival

Downtown Arcadia, Arcadia, California

At this free family friendly event, you can enjoy games, kids activities (including free balloons and face painting), food & drinks, indie craft makers &...

07/01/2018: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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South Pasadena's Concerts in the Park

South Pasadena's Concerts in the Park

Garfield Park, South Pasadena, CA

5-7 p.m. July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Acts covering a rockin' range of music can be enjoyed in Garfield Park this month. Stone Soul...

07/01/2018: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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ISCLA's A Midsummer Night's Dream

ISCLA's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

7 p.m. June 30-July 22. Wed.-Sun. (no show July 4). The Independent Shakespeare Company serve up amusing enchantments in this summer production. Strange creatures, fleeing...

07/01/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Henry IV

Henry IV

Japanese Gardens, VA Campus, West. L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Sun. June 5-July 1. The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles has a very special offering this summer in the Japanese Gardens on the...

07/01/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Mary Poppins, The Broadway Musical

Mary Poppins, The Broadway Musical

Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. June 30-Aug. 4. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole...

07/01/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Kingsmen Park, Califorina Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Jun 29-July 15. The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company commence their 22nd season with Shakespeare's The Two Noble Kinsmen. If you don't recognize the...

07/01/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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