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
Families will find lots of fun things to do in Los Angeles with your kids this last weekend of March, March 29th through March 31st. Attend the Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair at the L.A. County Arboretum, enjoy Bubblefest at the Discovery Cube Orange County, celebrate springtime at Underwood Family Farms, and more!
Krazy Krafts Day for Kids
The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd., Carson, CA 90745
Krazy Krafts Day for Kids is happening at The International Printing Museum on Saturday, March 30th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This fun-filled event features lots of hands-on activities including papermaking, bookbinding, screen-printing t-shirts, Origami, letterpress printing, and much more. Tickets are $10 each and are available online or at the door.
40th Annual Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007
The 40th Annual Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair (LAEEF) is happening Saturday, March 30th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Families will have the chance to learn about sustainable living through local environmental resources and lots of hands-on activities and interactive presentations. Enjoy music, science scavenger hunts, art activities, nature games, and much more. The Fair is included in general admission ($9 for adults; $6 for students with ID and seniors 62+; $4 for children 5-12; free for children under 5).
6th Annual Mariachi Women’s Festival
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
320 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel, CA
Families are invited to the 6th Annual Mariachi Women’s Festival happening on Saturday, March 30th from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. Enjoy award-winning traditional mariachi music as well as dance performances by Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles. An outdoor pre-concert begins at 5:30 pm featuring mariachi women and girls from the community. Arts and crafts as well as food will also be available throughout the Festival. Tickets start at $25.
Urban Ocean Festival
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
The Urban Ocean Festival is happening at the Aquarium of the Pacific on Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, March 31st from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. This annual event celebrates southern California’s coast. Enjoy art exhibitions, mural painting, poetry readings, educational activities, a recycled fashions showcase, and more. The event is included in general Aquarium admission. ($29.95 for adults; $26.95 for seniors 62+; $17.95 for children 3-11). Click here for a coupon for $10 off adult admission.
Discovery Cube Orange County
2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bubblefest XXIII begins Saturday, March 30th and continues through April 21st at the Discovery Cube Orange County. “Bubblefest features hands-on bubble science and the amazing Mega Bubblefest Laser Show starring Deni Yang and Melody Yang.” There are lots of interactive activities as well, giving visitors the opportunity to learn “bubble science from surface tension, elasticity, air pressure, and geometric properties.” This is a very popular event; it’s recommended that families should purchase tickets in advance. Check the website for ticket information.
Easter Springtime Festival
Underwood Family Farms
3370 Sunset Valley Rd., Moorpark, CA 93021
Underwood Family Farms hosts its annual Easter Springtime Festival beginning on Saturday, March 30th and continuing until Monday, April 22nd. The Festival includes many fun activities including a tractor-drawn wagon ride, lots of fun photo opportunities, a giant haystack, games and races, and much more. Certain activities (such as pony rides, face painting, and the moon bounce) require additional tickets. Certain shows only happen on the weekends as well. Festival Hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. Weekday admission is $8, weekend admission is $12, and Easter Weekend Admission (April 19, April 20, April 21) is $12. Children under 2 are free.
Art Without Walls: Togetherness Café
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
The Hammer Museum invites families to participate in Art Without Walls: Togetherness Café on Sunday, March 31st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This special activity invites participants to think about the meals that bring their family together. Children will re-create their “favorite dish out of clay and other materials, taking inspiration from artist Allen Ruppersberg, then write a recipe for togetherness.” All recipes will then be combined into a digital book. This activity is led by artist Teresita De la Torre and is recommended for children ages 5 and up.
Torrance Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival
4045 190th St., Torrance, CA 90504
The Cherry Blossom Festival is happening on Sunday, March 31st from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free festival will feature a variety of live performances as well as arts and crafts activities, demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, and more. Pack a picnic, bring your beach chairs, and enjoy a day spent among the blossoming cherry trees.
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.