News and information about L.A.’s theme parks, zoos and aquariums.
Theme Parks, Zoos & Aquariums
Spring is in the air, as you can certainly tell from the many seasonal celebrations sprouting up. Here are four particularly egg-cellent events. The L.A. Zoo’s Big Bunny Spring Fling (lazoo. org/springfling) taking place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends through April 28, combines spring-themed activities with Easter-inspired attractions. Families can enjoy a monarch butterfly-themed aerialist […]
Who hasn’t imagined what it would be like to fly? To break free of the bonds of Earth and float upward? The folks at iFLY at Universal Studios CityWalk have been making that happen for folks for more than a decade. For the past year, they’ve been flying those who not only want to overcome […]
The summer months find folks flocking to Los Angeles theme parks, and this summer you will have several new reasons to join the crowds. The new Pixar Pier opens June 23, taking over a large section of Paradise Pier at Disney’s California Adventure. This permanent attraction includes neighborhoods inspired by “The Incredibles,” “Toy Story,” “Inside […]
Legoland’s new Castle Hotel will immerse you in an enchanting world of royal princesses, magic wizards and dragons. Inspired by the popularity of the kingdom-themed rooms at the original resort next door, the hotel is a few short steps from the park entrance – though you’ll probably be hard-pressed to get your kids to leave […]
“Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo when the last guest leaves?” As a mom who’s been there literally scores of times with my family, the answer is, “yes.” And you can now be a guest after the L.A. Zoo officially closes. The Zoo offers an overnight opportunity for families and you don’t need to bring […]
Put “feed a giraffe” on your bucket list – then check it right off by pitching in at one of the Los Angeles Zoo’s giraffe feedings. Just $5 gets you three acacia stems – one of the giraffe’s favorite foods, plucked fresh from the zoo landscaping – to feed to one of the zoo’s Masai […]