Every Weekend there are amazing Things to do in Los Angeles with Kids! We’ve curated a list of what we think are the most fun, most interesting and hopefully will result in LA parents and kids having the best time together as a family.
We’ll update this page every Monday so be sure to come back and see what we have coming up for the weekend in Los Angeles and Southern California.
Things to do in Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend
There are so many fun things to do in Los Angeles with your kids this weekend, March 22nd-24th. Learn and explore at the Clippers SciFest SoCal in downtown Los Angeles, celebrate Peacock Day at the L.A. County Arboretum, attend the Grunion Fishtival at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, cheer on the marathon runners, and much more!
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, CA 90731
The Grunion “Fishtival” is happening on Friday, March 22nd from 8:00 pm to midnight. This special event includes many grunion-inspired activities including arts and crafts, the chance to interact with grunion researchers, touch live tide pool animals, and more. After the indoor activities, all participants will head to the beach to observe these intriguing fish. Tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for seniors, students, and children.
Clippers SciFest SoCal
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Clippers SciFest SoCal is happening on Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The goal of this special event is to “inspire a new generation of STEM professionals in the SoCal area.” Children will be inspired with interactive exhibits, view exciting demonstrations, learn about careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Fields, and much more. Advance registration is required; admission is free.
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007
Celebrate Peacock Day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden on Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Special activities explore the “amazing beauty, habits, and natural attributes” of peacocks. Enjoy arts and crafts, peacock costume contests, story telling, peacock walks, and more. All activities are included in general admission. ($9 for adults; $6 for students with ID and seniors 62+; $4 for children ages 5-12; free for children under 5).
13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk
Santa Monica Airport
Airport Blvd. between Bundy Dr. And 23rd St., Santa Monica, CA
The 13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk is happening on Saturday, March 23rd from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This free event features art and theater workshops, live musical performances, food trucks and art and ceramic demonstrations.
Noah’s Ark After Dark Pajama Party
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Enjoy Noah’s Ark at the Skirball at a special pajama party happening on Saturday, March 23rd from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Wear your pajamas (grown-ups too), play with puppets, tell stories, and make new friends. Families will also enjoy a special dinner at this special event. Tickets are $35 each and are available online. This event is for children ages 4 and older.
Family Evening: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
The Huntington invites families to a special screening of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland on Saturday, March 23rd from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. “Come dressed in your Mad Hatter best; learn about Mary Blair, the Disney concept artist who designed Alice’s colorful world; and make your own Alice-inspired art before the movie.” The movie screening begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 each and available online. Children 5 and under are free.
Spring Spectacular 2019
America’s Teaching Zoo
7075 Campus Rd., Moorpark, CA 93021
Families are invited to America’s Teaching Zoo this weekend, Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th for Spring Spectacular 2019. This year’s theme is “Zootastic Beasts and How To Save Them.” Enjoy animal shows, a special kids zone, games and prizes, and more. Admission is $10 for adults; $7 for children and seniors; and free for children 2 and younger.
Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon
“From the stadium to the sea”
Mark your calendars for the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, March 24th. More than 24,000 athletes from all 50 states and more than 60 countries will be participating in this annual event. Check the website for a map and information about road closures.
Make sure and mark your calendar for the second Summer Fun & Camp Fair of 2019!
Come to the fair at the International School of Los Angeles in Burbank on April 7th from 10 am to 2 pm! For more information, visit our post with all of the details about the camp fairincluding participating camps. And make sure and watch our video below from last year’s fair.
Want to learn about fun things to do with kids in your neighborhood? Check out our Los Angeles Neighborhood Guide.