They say that NoHo is “where the arts are made.” North Hollywood has a little bit of everything, is pedestrian-friendly, and has plenty of family-friendly things to do.
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
5211 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood, Ca 91601
A visit to the North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library also encourages a discussion about the famous aviator for which it is named. This branch offers a variety of special events for library patrons including children’s story times, yoga classes, a holiday cookie decorating activity, family story time and crafts, a comic book craft for teens, and much more. And each Thursday evening from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, you can find the North Hollywood Food Truck Collective here. The event includes a large variety of food trucks, a DJ, and games.
North Hollywood Recreation Center
11430 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
This popular park and recreation center will keep your family busy! They offer a large variety of sports programs (including baseball, soccer, softball, karate, basketball), an after school club, dance classes, and more. In addition, you’ll find a baseball diamond, basketball courts, outdoor fitness equipment, tennis courts, a seasonal swimming pool, and a children’s play area.
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Tiara Street Park
11480 W. Tiara St., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Families will find a children’s playground, outdoor fitness equipment, and a walking path at Tiara Street Park. In addition, this 2,200-square foot park also includes picnic tables and benches so you can pack a picnic and make a day of it!
The Campo de Cahuenga
3919 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91604
You may have driven by the Campo de Cahuenga without realizing its historical significance. It was actually the site of the signing of the Treaty of Cahuenga in 1847. The Treaty ended the conflict that existed over southwest territory between the United States and Mexico. At this site, you’ll find a replica of the adobe that stood on the site during the time of the Treaty’s signing as well as a number of monuments and plaques dedicated to historic figures of the time. The building is open on the first Saturday of each month from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and offers free admission.
North Weddington Park and Recreation Center
10844 Acama Dr., North Hollywood, CA 91602
There are lots of things for families to do at the North Weddington Park and Recreation Center. Facilities include basketball courts, a children’s play area, and picnic tables. Additionally, a variety of seasonal camps and after-school programs are offered at this location too.
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NoHo Arts District
Lankershim Blvd. and Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA
The “NoHo Arts District” is a one-square-mile community within North Hollywood. You’ll find live theaters, art galleries, dance studies, music recording studios, and acting and art workshops. Additionally, you’ll find a variety of restaurants and shops here too.
And don’t forget that North Hollywood is located very close to Toluca Lake and Studio City. Be sure to check out our post “11 Things To Do In Studio City With Kids” here. And, you can read “8 Things To Do In (Or Near) Toluca Lake With Kids” here.