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 – and hopefully will result in LA parents and kids having the best time together as a family!
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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 Father’s Day Weekend, June 14th-16th. Take a ride in a classic car at the Automobile Driving Museum, attend one of the Juneteenth Celebration happening around town, enjoy an outdoor movie in one of La Habra’s parks, celebrate Flag Day at Pretend City Children’s Museum, and much more.
Storytime and Art: Bee-Bim Bop!
USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
“Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore Asian cultures, arts, and practices through storytelling and hands-on art making” at the USC Pacific Asia Museum on Friday, June 14th from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm. Families will enjoy a reading of Bee-Bim Bop! and “create your own food-inspired sculpture while learning about ceramic art.” Reserve your tickets online. Admission is free for children 17 and under; $10 for adults; $7 for seniors 65+.
Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
Friday, June 14th is Flag Day, and you can celebrate at Pretend City Children’s Museum from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Learn about the flag, what it represents, and why it is important. Children can participate in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, creating their own American flag, and more.
Movies in the Park: Hotel Transylvania 3
2300 W. Lambert Rd., La Habra, CA
The city of La Habra invites families to enjoy an outdoor screening of the film Hotel Transylvania 3 on Friday, June 14th. Activities begin at 6:00 pm, and the movie begins at dusk. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs and get ready for a fun family movie night. A snack bar will be available as well.
Thousand Oaks Community Park
2525 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA
Head out to Thousand Oaks on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for Touch-A-Truck. “This popular event allows kids to have fun kicking the tires, honking the horns, and climbing up into the driver’s seat of their favorite trucks and construction vehicles.” Automobiles on display include an Army truck, stretch limousine, garbage truck, dump truck, school bus, fire engine, police cruiser, excavator, and more. Kids will also enjoy an arts and crafts section, a “construction zone,” and more fun! Admission is free.
27th Annual Juneteenth Celebration – Unity for a Purpose
Virginia Avenue Park
2200 Virginia Ave., Santa Monica, CA
On Saturday, June 15th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm families can participate in the 27th Annual Juneteenth Celebration happening at Virginia Avenue Park. This free event will include music, dance, food, a cultural arts marketplace, and lots of fun. This year’s theme is “Unity for a Purpose” honoring “African American freedom and achievement, while encouraging continuous self development and respect for all cultures.”
Family Festival: The Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World
The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049
The Getty Center invites you to its Family Festival happening on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Festival is inspired by the Getty’s exhibition The Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World. “Fantastic animals, real and imagined” will be roaming the Getty. Additionally, families can “become a winged, hoofed, or scaled animal yourself through hands-on demonstrations, performances, and workshops.”
Juneteenth Celebration 2019
California African American Museum (CAAM)
600 State Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90037
Come out to the California African American Museum for their Juneteenth Celebration happening on Saturday, June 15th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. “Bring your picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon at CAAM” with DJ sets and family activities for all ages (including making family quilt squares, creating wearable art, designed ancestor masks, and more). RSVP online for this free event.
Pasadena Chalk Festival
300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA
The city of Pasadena hosts its annual Chalk Festival this weekend on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm each day. This free, fun-filled event features live music and entertainment, a special Kids Chalkland, the “chalk of fame,” a classic car show, and much more. Check the website for a schedule of events.
10th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival
Leimert Park Village
Degman Blvd. (between 43rd St. and 43rd Place), Los Angeles, CA 90008
The 10th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival is happening this weekend on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th in Leimert Park Village. Enjoy a variety of activities at this free event including musical and dance performances, arts and crafts, games, face painting, fashion shows, an artists’ market, food, and much more.
26th Annual Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance
Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
The 26th Annual Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance is happening on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Spend Father’s Day marveling at a variety of “high quality classic automobiles and luxurious new models” on display at this free event. Gourmet food trucks will also be nearby for this event.
Father’s Day BBQ
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Celebrate Father’s Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific with a special barbecue on Sunday, June 16th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. “The celebration includes admission, a delicious meal, and crafts for the kids.” Reserve tickets online. The fee includes all-day admission ($74 for adults and $43 for children 3-11).
Father’s Day Rides
Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St., El Segundo, CA 90245
Spend Father’s Day at the Automobile Driving Museum with Father’s Day Rides from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 16th. Take a ride in 5 classic cars dating back to the 1930’s through the 1970’s. Children must be at least 55” to take a ride in the cars. Tickets are available online. ($10 for adults; $8 for seniors 62+; $5 for teens 11-17; and free for children 10 and younger).Complimentary beer tasting will also be available to visitors 21 and over.
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