As more things open up, there are more things to do. Scroll down to see all the Family Fun in LA this weekend.
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 family events in Los Angeles this weekend – so you can have the best time together as a family!
We’ll update this page every week so be sure to come back and see what great kids events we have coming up for the weekend in Los Angeles and Southern California. We are your source for the Best Things to do in LA with Kids!
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Pawlidays Kids Party at Annenberg PetSpace December 12th
Are your kids ready for holiday cheer, Annenberg PetSpace style? Join us for a special Pawliday Kids Party on Saturday, December 12! If your child is crazy for cats, critters, and dogs, they won’t want to miss this hour of online holiday fun, featuring puppets, games, and fantastic pets. Pawliday Kids Party is a festive online event geared towards children of all ages, allowing an engaging experience to help ring in the holiday season. Attendees simply need to log on via Zoom and get ready for a good time.
Things To Do in Los Angeles November 27th – 29th, 2020
There are lots of fun things to do with your kids this last weekend of November, November 27th – November 29th. Attend a Holiday Festival at Dodger Stadium, enjoy a drive-in movie at the Santa Monica Airport, participate in a virtual Festival of International Dance, and more!
On Friday, November 27th from 10:00 am to 10:40 am (and each Friday), families can enjoy Virtual Friday fun from Madrona Marsh. Fun includes a story time, a short Marsh tour, as well as a craft. Each week, the focus will be on different Preserve animals and plants. Check the website for registration information to receive your Zoom link.
Dodgers Holiday Festival 2020
1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
“The 2020 World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers are hosting a drive-thru Holiday Festival, complete with a light show, LED video displays, fake snow and interactive displays honoring the Dodgers World Championship and celebrating the holidays!” The Festival is open nightly, from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm, beginning on Friday, November 27th and continuing through December 24th. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online.
Small Business Saturday
Multiple Locations throughout Los Angeles
Shop locally, and take advantage of Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 28th. If you need some ideas to get you started click here to read Sarah’s post “7 Great Made-In-LA Gifts Perfect For The Holidays (Or Anytime)” and here to read “Best Independent Toy Shops In And Around Los Angeles.”
Outdoor Screening: Fantasia (1940)
2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706
The Bowers Museum is the site of an outdoor screening of the 1940 Walt Disney film Fantasia on Saturday, November 28th. Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the film begins at 6:00 pm. Families can also choose to enjoy after-hours access to the exhibit Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic. Tickets are available online.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosts Andell Family Sundays Anytime – Spaces Hold Memories on Sunday, November 29th. This special drop-in workshop is offered from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. “Make a foldable and portable paper version of your favorite room with artist Sofia Mas.” The workshop is available on LACMA’s YouTube channel.
On Sunday, November 29th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, families can tune in to a live stream of the Bowers Museum’s Virtual Festival of International Dance. Enjoy performances, art projects, and more. Performances include Flamenco dance from Spain, dances from the Pacific Islands and the Middle East, and more. The event is available on the Bower’s Facebook page.
Hollywood Legion Theater
2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90068
The Hollywood Legion Theater invites families to experience the “first ever drive-in cinema in the heart of Hollywood.” On Saturday, November 28th at 5:30 pm and 8:15 pm, enjoy a special screening of Harold Lloyd’s classic comedy, The Freshman. Mr. Lloyd’s granddaughter will make a special appearance and live keyboard accompaniment will be provided by Retroformat Musical Director Cliff Retallick. And on Sunday, November 29th, the family-favorite The Sound of Music will be shown at 6:00 pm. Ticket prices are per car and includes unlimited popcorn, one soda, and one candy for each passenger.
Rooftop Cinema Club Drive-In Movies at the Santa Monica Airport
3323 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica Airport 90405
Enjoy movies under the stars in the age of social distancing! We’ve reimagined our approach to ensure guests have a safe “away from home” experience, from the security of their own vehicles. Movies will be projected onto a 52-foot screen, and audio will be broadcast through the FM transmitter radio in your car. You are welcome to bring your own food, but we also are offering food and beverage through a completely contactless system. Restrooms are available to the left of the cinema screen and will be regularly sanitized. Buy tickets ahead – they sell out quickly!
Holiday Light Cruises – Newport
309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Our Holiday Lights Cruises 2020 are the event of the season! Note: The annual Boat Parade is canceled (Dec 16-20), but we’ve added Holiday Lights Cruises for Dec 16-20. $20 Discount Holiday Cruise Tickets! Book online below or call (949) 675-0550 and mention promo: Lights20 for $20 Holiday Cruises. Special price on this great family activity. Note: greatly reduced boat capacities and COVID protocols).
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Wendy Kennar is a mother, writer, and former teacher who has lived her entire life in the same Los Angeles zip code. You can read more from Wendy at http://www.wendykennar.com where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).