All the Best Things to Do This Weekend With Kids In Los Angeles

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!

We’ll update this page every Monday 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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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 weekend June 21st- June 23rd. Learn about Antarctic Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, cool off at Pershing Square, enjoy Star Wars Day at the Orange County Zoo, and much more. 

And don’t forget to check out our guide to 100 Days of Summer Fun with something fun to do from now to September!

Summer Solstice
Griffith Observatory
2800 E. Observatory Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

The Griffith Observatory is celebrating the Summer Solstice on Friday, June 21st. This Observatory offers brief talks and presentations twice a day — at local noon (not the same as 12:00 pm) and sunset. These events are free. Check the website for details.

Summer Splash
Pershing Square
532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 

Cool off and have some fun at Summer Splash on Friday, June 21st from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free event (recommended for children ages 7 and older) features water slides, a balloon artist, stilt walker, ice cream (while supplies last), and lots of fun. Be sure to bring a towel, flip flops, and dry clothes. 

Odd Nights at The Autry
The Autry Museum
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Families are invited to Odd Nights at The Autry on Friday, June 21st from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. This fun event features live music, food trucks, vendors, and a special kids area. Certain Museum galleries will also be open. Admission is $5 at the door; kids 12 and under are free. Autry Members are free as well. Tickets may be purchased online in advance.

Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day
Natural History Museum 
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007

Saturday, June 22nd is Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day at the Natural History Museum. From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, families can learn from NHM paleontologists, enjoy the new temporary exhibit Antarctic Dinosaurs, talk with museum educators, and more. The event is included in general museum admission. (Don’t forget to use code FAMILYDAY online or at the door to receive $2 off adult general admission.) 

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Star Wars Day
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA 92869

The Orange County Zoo invites families to Star Wars Day on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This fun day includes crafts, games, and lots of fun photo opportunities. “Zoo animals will receive special treats and there will be animal meet-and-greets throughout the day.” Visitors are encouraged to come dressed in Star Wars attire/costumes. All activities are included in Zoo admission. ($2 per person, ages 2 and under are free). 

PBS SoCal’s 5th Annual Summer Learning Day: Lift Off to Learning
Columbia Memorial Space Center
12400 Columbia Way, Downey, CA 90242

The Columbia Memorial Space Center is hosting the 5th Annual Summer Learning Day on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The theme is “Lift Off to Learning.” Enjoy live entertainment, hands-on activities, learning resources, photo opportunities with PBS KIDS characters, access to the Columbia Memorial Space Museum, and more. The event is free. 

2019 Seal Day
Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles
3601 Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 

The 27th Annual Seal Days happening on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free event includes outdoor seal viewing, live musical performances, food trucks, arts and crafts, games, and more. “This year’s theme is Halloween in June, complete with professional costumed visitors, a Trunk-or-Treat experience with world famous Star Cars – vehicles from stage and screen, and a costume contest for those who come dressed for fun!” All events are free.

9th Annual MarinaFest Boat Show and
Discover Marina del Rey
Burton Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

The 9th Annual MarinaFest Boat Show is happening this weekend on Saturday, June 22nd (10:00 am to 6:00 pm) and Sunday, June 23rd (11:00 am to 5:00 pm). Enjoy harbor tours, tall ships, food, music, kids’ activities, and much more at this special event. On Sunday, June 23rd from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, families can also enjoy Discover Marina del Rey, a free event featuring “information booths from various organizations on health, safety, and the environment.” Enjoy special children’s activities, marionette shows, food, and more. 

Summer SOULstice
Main Street (from Pico Blvd. to Marine St.), Santa Monica, CA

Summer SOULstice is happening on Sunday, June 23rd from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm! Celebrate the summer season in Santa Monica with an open-street festival that is closing down Main Street. Enjoy live music on multiple stages; more than 100 vendors; a special “Kids Korner” featuring a petting zoo and rock climbing wall; and much more.  Check the website for a schedule of events.

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