Events - Oct 18, 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.

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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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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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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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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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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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19-Jan. 6. NHMLA presents this showcase of the 53rd year’s finalists and category winners. The exhibition features 99 stunning images from...

08/19/2018 - 01/06/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Thur., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fri. Aug. 26-Dec. 31 (closed Sept. 10, 19, Nov. 22, Dec. 25). In honor of the 80th anniversary...

08/26/2018 - 12/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Halloween Time

Halloween Time

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Sept. 7-Oct. 31. The Disneyland Resorts offers nearly two months of Halloween amusements. Disneyland holds the return of Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space...

09/07/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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The Great Pumpkin Hunt

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15-Nov. 30. Because the Botanic Garden's furry residents love snacking on the seasonal pumpkin patch, the Garden's birds have hidden the...

09/15/2018 - 11/30/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

10 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri., 10 am-6 pm Sat.-Sun. Sept. 15-Oct. 31. Irvine Regional Park offers an express train to a Halloween utopia. This seasonal celebration...

09/15/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Spider Pavilion

Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16 through Nov. 25 (closed Nov. 22). Explore the web - the kind that spiders make - at the Natural History...

09/16/2018 - 11/25/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17-Jan. 13 (closed 12/25). The Los Angeles River has been played a pivotal role in the story of our city, although...

09/17/2018 - 01/13/2019: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lion Guard Exhibit

Lion Guard Exhibit

Discovery Cube OC, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22-Jan. 13. The first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s hit series, “The Lion Guard” takes young fans and their families...

09/22/2018 - 01/13/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Collection at Riverpark, Oxnard, CA

The Annex Food Hall offers a morning of storytime and crafts in partnership with First 5 Ventura County and the Oxnard Public Library. First 5...

09/26/2018 - 12/26/2018: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. This popular seasonal festival, which turns 21 this year, offers a bounty of autumnal attractions. During the week, you...

09/29/2018 - 10/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-June 30. A combination of the cool and crazy, this eclectic exhibition highlights the work of more than 50 artists from...

09/29/2018 - 06/30/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Boo At The Zoo

Boo At The Zoo

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1-31. The L.A. Zoo will be celebrating Halloween all October long; however, it is on the weekends when things really get...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 1-31. This patch has been a popular place to pick your pumpkins in Pasadena for over 20 years. Besides a colorful...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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The Pizza Experience

The Pizza Experience

Pizza Experience, Pasadena, CA

4-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-Jan. 29. The latest immersive, multi-sensory pop-up experience might sound a bit cheesy, but that is because...

10/01/2018 - 01/29/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms, Mission Hills, CA

1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Enjoy a "farm-tastic" time at Forneris' Harvest Festival. Daily attractions include a 4-acre corn maze,...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch, Culver City, CA

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., Sun; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-31. For over 30 years, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch has been a fixture of L.A.'s...

10/05/2018 - 10/30/2018: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch, Sherman Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 5-31. Besides the plethora of pretty pumpkins, Tina's Patch also presents other seasonal amusements. Families can...

10/05/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Haunted Night in Little Tokyo

Haunted Night in Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo, L.A., CA

Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins of all ages are invited to enjoy a variety of Halloween-inspired festivities in Little Tokyo. There will be pumpkin patches at...

10/05/2018 - 10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch, Culver City, CA

9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 6-31. This perennial pumpkin patch will be popping up on Jefferson Blvd. this Halloween season. So...

10/06/2018 - 10/31/2018: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Pompeii The Exhibition

Pompeii The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-April 21 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit offers a phenomenal look at one of the history's legendary...

10/06/2018 - 04/21/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-31. Spooky Science will be brewing up some sinister fun the Discovery Cubes again. Brave kids can explore the Spooky Science...

10/06/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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UNAM Día de los Muertos Exhibition at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

UNAM Día de los Muertos Exhibition at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

This year, Hollywood Forever is happy to announce a very special partnership with UNAM Los Angeles, bringing Tomás Casademunt's photography and Humberto Spíndola's unparalleled paper...

10/10/2018 - 11/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Nights Of The Jack

Nights Of The Jack

King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas, CA

6-11 p.m. Oct. 11-Nov. 4. Situated on a 1/2 mile trail, this family friendly Halloween Jack O'Lantern experience is filled with thousands of hand-carved and illuminated pumpkins....

10/11/2018 - 11/04/2018: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Pumpkin Nights

Pumpkin Nights

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

5-10 p.m. Oct. 12-Nov. 4 (closed Halloween). At this outdoor, family-friendly Halloween experience, visitors (or “Pumpkinheads”) can journey into the world of Pumpkin Nights with...

10/12/2018 - 11/04/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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LA Kids Consignment Fall 2018 Event

LA Kids Consignment Fall 2018 Event

Former Costco Warehouse, Canoga Park, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 18-20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21. Keeping down the cost of growing up! 700+ families are contributing over 100,000 amazing new...

10/18/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 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-Oct. 28. Fans of futbol (aka soccer) will get a kick out of this exhibit that presents an all-star lineup...

10/18/2018: 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...

10/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

William Rolland Gallery of Art, Thousand Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. through Nov. 6. Maps show us where to go and what to expect when we get there....

10/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

10/18/2018: 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...

10/18/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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3D: Double Vision Exhibit

3D: Double Vision Exhibit

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. July 15–March 31. You won't believe your eyes as you walk...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 14-Jan. 6. (closed Nov. 21-22, Dec. 24-25, Dec. 31-Jan. 1). Drawn from the museum's extraordinary...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Japanese American National Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Wed., Fri.–Sun. noon-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 15-March 24. Back in the 1970s, Mark Nagata was your typical California kid, but then he...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

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

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Jan. 6. This exhibit presents a 20-year survey of the Los Angeles-based mixed media artist. This...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Oct. 13-Jan 13. National Geographic Fellow and photographer Joel Sartore's life mission is to photograph every species living in the world’s...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

MOCA Grand Ave., L.A., CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 14-March 11. "Termite Art" was a term conceived by American...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Play Chalet Storytime

Play Chalet Storytime

Play Chalet, Granada Hills, CA

Come enjoy an interactive book reading, with songs, and storytelling through play! The storytime is free with paid open play entry.

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

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Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues, Thur., 11 a.m. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 11-Feb. 10. Robert Rauschenberg was one of the leading...

10/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

10/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. through Sept. 2, 2019. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and...

10/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 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...

10/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Union Station's Train-to-Table Farmers Market

Union Station's Train-to-Table Farmers Market

Union Station, Los Angeles, CA

Union Station’s South Patio will be transformed into a bustling marketplace showcasing a diverse selection of SoCal’s farmers, artisans, crafters and culinary creations. The new...

10/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Culture Club: National New Friends Day

Culture Club: National New Friends Day

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Join in the spirit of National Friends Day and try making a new friend today. The Zimmer will help you out because the art project...

10/18/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Authors Talk: Matt de la Peña & Christian Robinson

Authors Talk: Matt de la Peña & Christian Robinson

Santa Monica Pico Branch Library, Santa Monica, CA

Please join Children’s Book World and the Santa Monica Pico Branch Library in welcoming multiple award-winning authors Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson for...

10/18/2018: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Front Porch Cinema

Front Porch Cinema

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

The iconic Santa Monica Pier is doing a little something different for this year's Front Porch Cinema series - the four films will be shown...

10/18/2018 - 10/21/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Metro Music Class

Valley Metro Church, Northridge, California

Kids will get instruction in singing, percussion, ukulele and an understanding of worship. If children are under the school age of 1st grade,  a parent...

10/18/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Today's Youth: Screen Time and Mental Health with Jean Twenge

Today's Youth: Screen Time and Mental Health with Jean Twenge

Torrance High School Auditorium, Torrance, California

The Volunteer Center, Torrance Unified School District and South Bay Families Connected are proud to present "Today's Youth: Screen Time and Mental Health," a free...

10/18/2018: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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