Events - Oct 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.

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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Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20-April 14 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is home to 16 large-scale metal...

10/20/2018 - 04/14/2019: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Olvera Street's Day of the Dead Festivities

Olvera Street's Day of the Dead Festivities

El Pueblo Historical Monument, L.A., CA

5-10 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 25-Nov. 2. The Day of the Dead will be honored on Olvera Street through a number of...

10/25/2018 - 11/02/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Circus Vargas: Dreaming of Pirates!

Circus Vargas: Dreaming of Pirates!

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

7:30 p.m. Oct 25; 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27; 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Oct. 28; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Take a fantastic...

10/25/2018 - 10/29/2018: 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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HalGLOWeen

HalGLOWeen

San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA

6-8 p.m. Oct. 26-28. The San Diego Zoo invite you to its cool, night-time Halloween celebration. You can enjoy a DJ Bubble dance party, the...

10/26/2018 - 10/28/2018: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Live

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Live

Hollywood Bowl, L.A., CA

Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" celebrates its 25th anniversary with a big, just-in-time-for-Halloween appearance at the Hollywood Bowl. This "In Concert/Live To Film" event...

10/26/2018 - 10/27/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids Like Me's Halloween Party

Kids Like Me's Halloween Party

The Help Group, Sherman Oaks, CA

Kids Like Me will be hosting its biggest party of the year! There will be two separate parties - one for club l.a. KIDS (ages...

10/27/2018: 12:00 am

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Bird Walk at Rancho Los Cerritos

Bird Walk at Rancho Los Cerritos

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Families can stroll through the grounds of the historic rancho and see what resident birds and seasonal migrants they can spy. Participants can also listen...

10/27/2018: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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Healthy San Fernando Dia de los Muertos 5K

Healthy San Fernando Dia de los Muertos 5K

San Fernando Recreation Park, San Fernando, CA

This year's Providence Holy Cross Healthy San Fernando 5K Run Walk has been combined with the Dia de los Muertos event. This lively event will...

10/27/2018: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Pyrometric: Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene Exhibition

Pyrometric: Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene Exhibition

Kwan Fong Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Oct. 19-Jan. 10. This exhibit investigates fire and wildfires through the lenses of art and ecology, highlighting human contributions to recurring...

10/27/2018: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Families can read the rails on this train outing to find (and decorate) their pumpkins. Visitors can stop...

10/27/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Knott's Spooky Farm

Knott's Spooky Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Knott's daytime Halloween celebration is geared for families with kids ages 3-11 and...

10/27/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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LilyPad Robotics for Girls in Grades 5-8

LilyPad Robotics for Girls in Grades 5-8

Supplyframe DesignLab, PASADENA, CA

At this event, girl power is the name of the game as girls grades 5-8 get hands-on and learn to build and code their own...

10/27/2018: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Los Angeles VisionWalk

Los Angeles VisionWalk

Crescent Bay Park, Santa Monica, CA

Now in its 12th year, this family-friendly, untimed 5K walk benefits the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and support their efforts to raise funds and awareness for...

10/27/2018: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Scarium of the Pacific

Scarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27-28. Creepy coloring contest, spooky storytelling, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, crazy craft projects, and eerie animal encounters are part of...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Yoga in the Garden: Parent and Child

Yoga in the Garden: Parent and Child

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Stretch and strengthen in RLC’s private garden led by a certified yoga instructor. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Please arrive early and bring a...

10/27/2018: 9:00 am - 9:45 am

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Kidspace's Pumpkin Festival

Kidspace's Pumpkin Festival

Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27-28. A Southern California Halloween tradition for nearly a quarter of century, Kidspace's Pumpkin Festival offers a holiday wonderland for families....

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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26th Annual NMRA Model Train Show

26th Annual NMRA Model Train Show

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27-28. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association, this show displays some remarkable moving miniatures; tracks...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 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-Oct. 28. Fans of futbol (aka soccer) will get a kick out of this exhibit that presents an all-star lineup...

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

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Halloween Hullabaloo

Halloween Hullabaloo

Rose Scharlin Nursery School, L.A., CA

At Rose Scharlin's 16th Annual Halloween Festival, you can enjoy homemade treats and yummy goods. Parents can sip their morning coffee while the kids run...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Halloween Maze at The SEA Lab

Halloween Maze at The SEA Lab

The SEA Lab, Redondo Beach, CA

Come SEA what lurks in the depths of a black light Halloween Maze! Let the glowing creatures guide your way through a transformed SEA Lab...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Happy Harbor Halloween

Happy Harbor Halloween

San Pedro Downtown Harbor, San Pedro, CA

Double your Halloween excitement down by the Port of Los Angeles. The Happy Harbor Halloween present a pair of terrific holiday parties; one in San...

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

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Hunger Hero Harvest Festival

Hunger Hero Harvest Festival

DCH: Toyota of Torrance Dealership, Torrance, California

Participate in Community's Child's Hunger Hero Harvest Festival and have family fun with purpose! The cost of entry for this community event is a bag filled...

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

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Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 28-Feb. 19. This exhibit ingeniously brings the classic game of chess to life in an engaging way for youngsters. They...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One Colorado’s Annual Pumpkin Decorating!

One Colorado’s Annual Pumpkin Decorating!

One Colorado Old Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

Come get crafty with glitter glue, pipe cleaners and (washable) markers and create your own Great Pumpkin. Pumpkins and spaces are limited, and available on...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Oct. 6-28. SeaWorld serves up some special Halloween goodies on weekends during October. The popular Clyde &...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Sensory Storytime at Lamanda Park Branch Library

Sensory Storytime at Lamanda Park Branch Library

Lamanda Park Branch Library, Pasadena, CA

Sensory Storytime is a free, fun interactive and educational program designed for children ages 2-5 with autism and sensory challenges. It combines books, songs, movement,...

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

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Story Time Takeover by Jamie Lee Curtis

Story Time Takeover by Jamie Lee Curtis

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Jamie Lee Curtis will be reading from (and signing) her new book, Me, Myselfie, and I. The book tells the comical story about a mom...

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

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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...

10/27/2018: 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...

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

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Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Party

Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Party

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

At Universal Studios Hollywood's first-ever kid-friendly Halloween celebration, children (ages 12 and younger) can don creative costumes to trick-or-treat and enjoy more holiday amusements in...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Woodland Hills Recreation Center Halloween Faire

Woodland Hills Recreation Center Halloween Faire

Woodland Hills Recreation Center, Woodland Hills, California

Pumpkin painting, a costume contest, a parade, games, arts & crafts, exhibitors, food trucks, and entertainment are all part of the Halloween fun today. For...

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

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Zumba Zelebration with Emery Erin

Zumba Zelebration with Emery Erin

Santa Monica Playhouse Artists\’ Entrance Studio Upstairs, Santa Monica, CA

This fun all-ages dance workshop is led by actress Emery Erin, who not only is an audience favorite of Santa Monica Playhouse Family Theatre productions...

10/27/2018: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Día de los Muertos Celebration At Oxnard's Santa Clara Cemetery

Día de los Muertos Celebration At Oxnard's Santa Clara Cemetery

Santa Clara Cemetery, Oxnard, CA

The Catholic Cemeteries & Mortuaries of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles invite you and your family to a special  (All Souls Day) celebration today. Holy...

10/27/2018: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Fillmore & Western Pumpkinliner

Fillmore & Western Pumpkinliner

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 13-28. Climb aboard a vintage train for a unique ride to to "Ichabog," a private pumpkin patch at...

10/27/2018: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Hallowe’en Spooktacular

Hallowe’en Spooktacular

Bob Baker Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 22-Nov. 4. 7 p.m. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Over 100 Halloween-inspired puppets,...

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

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Halloween & Day of the Dead Drag Queen Storytime

Halloween & Day of the Dead Drag Queen Storytime

Children’s Book World, West L.A., CA

Celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead with world-renowned, multi-talented Kay Sedia, who will share some funny (and not too scary) stories. Come in costume...

10/27/2018: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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My PlayClub with KB Home!

My PlayClub with KB Home!

Aidan\’s Place Playground, Los Angeles, CA

Shane's Inspiration is hosting an inclusive play event for families with and without disabilities at their universally-accessible playground in West L.A. Enjoy their free, inclusive...

10/27/2018: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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2018 Marina Spooktacular

2018 Marina Spooktacular

Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey, CA

11 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 28. Enjoy Halloween on the Harbor! This free 2-day event will feature the only haunted pirate...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 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...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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AHEAD With Horses Annual Costume Day

AHEAD With Horses Annual Costume Day

AHEAD With Horses, Shadow Hills, CA

This annual event presents a day filled with Halloween fun, and a way to support AHEAD With Horses. There will be trick-or-treating on the horses...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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All Hallows' Eve Celebration

All Hallows' Eve Celebration

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

The Kidseum will throw an old-fashion party to celebrate All Hallows' Eve, and by old-fashion they mean 15th-16th century. So come dressed up in your...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Elysian Heights Elementary Harvest Festival

Elysian Heights Elementary Harvest Festival

Elysian Heights Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA

Join some autumnal fun at the Elysian Heights Elementary School Fall Harvest Festival. They will have food, drinks, games, crafts, face painting, and an awesome...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Ghostly Tea at Rancho Los Cerritos

Ghostly Tea at Rancho Los Cerritos

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Looking for an unusual Halloween treat? Stop in at the Rancho for a spot of "ghostly tea." Guests can also enjoy a selection of “spook-tacular”...

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

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Here Exhibition

Here Exhibition

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Oct. 25-Jan. 6. In this group exhibition, local artists explore the relationships between "self" and "other" and "here" versus "there." They...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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ICT’s Saturday Family Theatre Series: "We Tell Scary Stores"

ICT’s Saturday Family Theatre Series: "We Tell Scary Stores"

Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

Long Beach's International City Theatre invites families to enjoy a program of child-friendly Halloween stories, and the ICT invites you to come in costume too!...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 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...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Larchmont Charter School World's Fair

Larchmont Charter School World's Fair

LCS Hollygrove, Los Angeles, CA

The World’s Fair celebrates the school's diverse student body and the rich cultural heritage of its families. This fun-filled event brings the school and the...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

10/27/2018: 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...

10/27/2018: 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...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Open School's Fall Family Festival

Open School's Fall Family Festival

Open Magnet Charter School, Los Angeles, CA

Open School's most anticipated public annual event aims to raise funds for the school, build community with families within the school and across the city,...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Festival

P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Festival

Griffith Park, L.A., CA

Come out to Griffith Park and celebrate urban wildlife, and, in particular, L.A.’s most famous mountain lion P-22. Visitors will have the chance to pose...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Slightly Spooky Stories

Slightly Spooky Stories

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

11 a.m. Oct. 20-21, 27-28. It's becoming a Halloween tradition at Descanso to have the members of the Ensemble Shakespeare Theater entertain family audiences on...

10/27/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Big Bear Convention Center, Big Bear, CA

noon-midnight Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Sept. 8-Nov. 3. Oktoberfest is so huge in Big Bear that it starts in Sept. and ends in Nov. In...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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Boo!-nion Station at Union Statio

Boo!-nion Station at Union Statio

Union Station, L.A., CA

Union Station, L.A.’s historic downtown landmark, will become a party palace for ghosts and goblins at its first-ever Boo!-nion Station, a free, two-day Halloween extravaganza....

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Grand Park’s Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Grand Park’s Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Grand Park, L.A., CA

On Oct. 27, Grand Park and Self-Help Graphics & Art, will present a traditional Noche de Ofrenda ceremony (7-9 p.m.) honoring the dead. The evening...

10/27/2018 - 11/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Heritage Square's Halloween & Mourning Tours

Heritage Square's Halloween & Mourning Tours

Heritage Square Museum, L.A., CA

noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27-28. You can spend the afternoon learning about the mourning etiquette during the Edwardian era as people were dealing the deadly Spanish Flu...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

On the last Saturday of the month, children can enjoy doing craft projects and cool activities at this Kids Fun Zone. October's special guest performance...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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L.A. Day Of The Dead

L.A. Day Of The Dead

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, L.A., CA

Take part in a vibrant traditional procession with traditional Aztec blessings and Regional Musical-Dance group dedications in the home of Hollywood’s Immortals. Four stages will...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:59 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...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Los Angelese Fall Fair

Los Angelese Fall Fair

La Prada Event Plaza, Whittier Narrows Park, South El Monte, CA

5-10  p.m. Thur.; 5-11 p.m. Fri.; noon-11 p.m. Sat.; noon-10 p.m. Sun. Oct. 26-Nov. 14. The largest fall festival in L.A. County features 12 acres...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Exhibit

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Oct. 19-March 10. Based upon the best-selling book of the same name, "Notorious...

10/27/2018: 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...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Spooky Saturday

Spooky Saturday

Coeur d’Alene Ave Elementary School, venice, California

Join all the ghosts and ghouls bound for "Spooky Saturday" at Coeur d'Alene Avenue Elementary School. Take part in the Halloween costume parade, experience the...

10/27/2018: 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...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean Exhibit

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean Exhibit

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., n00n-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Oct. 21-Feb. 10. The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents the first major traveling exhibition dedicated to the arts of...

10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Absolutely Halloween

Absolutely Halloween

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Oct. 6-28. Returning for the 12th year, this local Halloween tradition is a classic magical All Hallow’s Eve musical...

10/27/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Fishy Fest

Fishy Fest

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA

12:30-5 p.m. Oct. 28-29. Catch all of the holiday fun at Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium this weekend. Celebrating both Halloween and Dia...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mustardseed’s Magical Mayhem

Mustardseed’s Magical Mayhem

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Before seeing the Playbox Theatre's performance of Midsummer Night's Dream on the 30th, you can check out this Playbox production. Inspired...

10/27/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Candy Crawl at Outlets at San Clemente

Candy Crawl at Outlets at San Clemente

The Outlets at San Clemente , San Clemente, CA

Families can enjoy a safe trick-or-treating environment at the mall today. Participating stores will offer candy and other treats to costumed guests. Spooky science demonstrations, creepy crafts,...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

Ahmanson Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (2 p.m. Nov. 21; no 8 p.m. show Nov. 22) Oct. 19-Nov....

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Halloween Animal Adventurers Workshop: Cats, Bats and Rats

Halloween Animal Adventurers Workshop: Cats, Bats and Rats

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, Pasadena, California

Boo! Kids can find out about "spooky" animals commonly associated with Halloween at this workshop. After learning Halloween pet safety tips, they will visit the...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Leonis Adobe Museum's Pumpkin Party

Leonis Adobe Museum's Pumpkin Party

Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas, CA

With Halloween just down the road, things will get spoOOooky at the Leonis Adobe today.  Family can enjoy an afternoon of Halloween-themed crafts and activities....

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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MainStreet Theatre Company presents "Schoolhouse Rock Live!"

MainStreet Theatre Company presents "Schoolhouse Rock Live!"

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

1 p.m., 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27; 1 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28. Based on the Emmy Award-winning '70s Saturday morning cartoon series, this...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Oct. 19, 26; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 27; 2 p.m. Oct. 21; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25; 1 p.m. Oct. 28. Just...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Theatre West, L.A., CA

1 p.m. Sat. Oct. 20-March 2. Hi-ho, hi-ho, it's off to the Storybook Theatre we go to see its original musical adaptation of the classic...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Ventura Harbor Village Seaside Trick or Treat

Ventura Harbor Village Seaside Trick or Treat

Ventura Harbor Village, Ventura, California

Dress up and navigate through the waterfront Village with over 20 treat stops at participating Harbor boutiques and restaurants. It will be an afternoon full...

10/27/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Glow Goat Yoga & Sound Experience

Glow Goat Yoga & Sound Experience

Blanks Studios, Sherman Oaks, California

You thought Goat Yoga was fun now you can experience the added fun of doing it in the dark with glow in the dark bracelets...

10/27/2018: 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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42nd Street

42nd Street

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 19, 26; 2 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 27; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Based on...

10/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Citrus Singers' Showtunes Cabaret

Citrus Singers' Showtunes Cabaret

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m., 7 p.m. Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Oct. 28. Citrus College's Visual and Performing Arts Department presents Citrus Singers performing an intimate musical theater...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Del Amo Fashion Center Pink Party

Del Amo Fashion Center Pink Party

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

"Dine, Drink & Donate" at a fun-filled afternoon, hosted by Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, that honors and supports the local South Bay support...

10/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Escape Reality at Magicopolis

Escape Reality at Magicopolis

Magicopolis, Santa Monica, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 26-Dec. 30. Audiences can "escape reality" at this all-ages, Broadway-style magicomedy stage show. The husband-and-wife duo of Steve...

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

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Poetry Slam 6: We Rise We Resist We Raise Our Voices

Poetry Slam 6: We Rise We Resist We Raise Our Voices

Children’s Book World, West L.A., CA

Children's Book World offers young poets (ages 7-14) the chance to let their words fly with inspirational verses of kindness, confidence, mindfulness, and change in...

10/27/2018: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

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Art Head Workshop with Scrapkins

Art Head Workshop with Scrapkins

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, L.A., CA

Halloween is just around the corner! The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles welcomes author/illustrator/maker Brian Yanish for a hands-on workshop, where you can build...

10/27/2018: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Shepherd of the Valley's Trunk or Treat 2018

Shepherd of the Valley's Trunk or Treat 2018

Shepherd of the Valley Preschool, West Hills, CA

Shepherd of the Valley's Trunk or Treat event is an early evening of games, inflatables, contests, and other family fun. This annual event celebrates Halloween...

10/27/2018: 3:00 pm - 6:00 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. July 14-Nov. 18. This bold and bittersweet musical comedy follows the life of the beloved Yiddish story-teller, who spins tales...

10/27/2018: 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Theatricum BOO-tanicum

Theatricum BOO-tanicum

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga,

As darkness descends upon Topanga Canyon, the air will get a little more spookier around the Theatricum. Fear not (at least not too much) because...

10/27/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Eaton Canyon presents Creatures of Halloween

Eaton Canyon presents Creatures of Halloween

Eaton Canyon Nature Center, Pasadena, CA

Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates presents Creatures of Halloween, a chance for the family to meet and learn about its amazing and not so spooky...

10/27/2018: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Inland Vineyard Church's Harvest Festival

Inland Vineyard Church's Harvest Festival

Inland Vineyard Church, Corona, CA

The Harvest Festival is one of Inland Vineyard Church's biggest ways to engage its city! They will have amazing food, games, and a bunch of trunk...

10/27/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Moonlight Forest: Magical Lantern Art Festival

Moonlight Forest: Magical Lantern Art Festival

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia, CA

5:30-10 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Oct. 26-Jan. 6. Escape the realities of the everyday world and spend an evening on an fanciful, majestic Moonlight Forest at the...

10/27/2018: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Boo at the L.A. Zoo Overnight

Boo at the L.A. Zoo Overnight

L.A. Zoo, L.A.,

Brave souls are invited to spend a night at the zoo. You'll get to take a guided nighttime zoo tour along with an early morning...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 am

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Halloween Haunted Trail, Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treat Street

Halloween Haunted Trail, Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treat Street

Thousand Oaks Community Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

The annual Haunted Trail is a short Halloween hike appropriate for kids of all ages, and packed full of fun. At the trail's end, a...

10/27/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Pageant of the Monsters

Pageant of the Monsters

Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach, CA

6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28, 31. While Halloween happens every year, the Pageants of the Monsters only arrives every five year. That is when the Festival...

10/27/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Drama After Dark: A Night of the Macabre with Poe and Gorey

Drama After Dark: A Night of the Macabre with Poe and Gorey

Huntington Gardens, San Marino, CA

There will be a chill in the night air - and it won't be because of the evening autumn temperature! On the Huntington's spooky, shadowy...

10/27/2018: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Flashlight Safari

Flashlight Safari

Big Bear Alpine Zoo, Big Bear, CA

7- 8 p.m. Oct. 5-27. On Friday and Saturday evenings in October, the Big Bear Alpine Zoo hosts a Flashlight Safari. The unique, after-hour tour...

10/27/2018: 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

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Sea Scare

Sea Scare

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

Dress up in their Halloween attire and explore the Trick-or-Treat Trail and Seaside Boardwalk. Watch your step on Skull Alley and go wild at the...

10/27/2018: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Teen Night: Middle School

Teen Night: Middle School

LACMA, L.A., CA

LACMA hosts a special evening bash just for middle schoolers. Come out and explore the exhibition 3D: Double Vision. Outside the galleries, participate in art workshops,...

10/27/2018: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Halloween Haunt Gym Sleepover

Halloween Haunt Gym Sleepover

Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, Culver, California

How can you make sure your child will have a Halloween to remember? L.A. School of Gymnastics has the perfect solution to your Halloween holiday...

10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018: 8:00 pm - 8:00 am

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Vampyr

Vampyr

The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles , California

8 p.m. Oct. 27, 31. The LA Opera presents this unique Halloween mash-up of opera and cinema centered around filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer’s surreal 1932...

10/27/2018: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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