Summer is by far the best season in Los Angeles. Don’t you agree? There’s an endless supply of fun to be had, and nothing stopping you from getting out there and enjoying it with your whole family: no school, no schedules, and so much more daylight!
We’ve rounded up the Best Summer Fun Los Angeles has to offer, all in one great Guide, with lists of Concerts, Movies, Southern California Beaches, Ice Cream Scoop Shops, Summer Freebies, Splash Pads, Best Beach Playgrounds, and even more!
MomsLA is your source for Things To Do in Los Angeles with Kids!
Start with 100 Days of Summer Fun!
Need to fill up those summer days? Check out or 100 Days of Summer Fun post to findsomething amazing to do every day from June 1st to September 8th, 2019!
Take in a Summer Movie Under the Stars! Or enjoy one of the Summer Bargain Movies on our list.
We have a list of all of the great places to see an outdoor movie all over Los Angeles from the valley to the westside to DTLA to the South Bay! And some of them are FREE!
Or an Outdoor Summer Concert
There’s nothing like listening to music outside during the summer in LA. You’ll find so many fun venues to hear your favorite bands (and discover sone new ones!) in concet post.
Check out the Best Splash Pads in Los Angeles!
Sometimes you just need to let the kids run around and get wet on those hot Los Angeles Summer days. We have a list of some lovely places the entire family will enjoy visiting.
Best Beach Playgrounds
in Los Angeles
Going to the beach with kids is one of the best things about living or visiting Los Angeles. There are some gorgeous beach playgrounds and we want to help you find them!
Find the Best Family-Friendly Beaches
Spend the day at one of these beautiful beaches in Los Angeles! Boogie board, swim, splash or just lay on the beach!
And here are the Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Southern California!
Walking in the sand with your best pal is one of the great things about living in California. Here is our list of the best dog-friendly beaches in the area.
Looking for a treat? Check out our Guide to Ice Cream Scoop Shops.
Ice cream is an art form in Los Angeles. You’ll find experimental to good old fashioned Ice Cream parlors on this list.
Or how about the Best Shave Ice
Shave Ice is the perfect treat for summer. Chekc out our list of great places to find it.
Want to spend time at one of LA’s great Public Pools?
Los Angeles doesn’t just have great beaches to go to, but you’ll find some great pools to visit on those hot summer days.
And don’t forget to check out theBest Hotel Pools in Southern California:
And if you’re looking for a staycation, why not hit one of the great hotels and swim in their pools. There are also hotels that offer day passes, which can be a lot of fun for kids and also moms on their own.
With all this swimming to do, your little ones may need Swim Lessons.
No matter where you live, you’ll find a great place to take kids on this list.
Taking kids to a water park is a great way to beat the heat and we’ve got a list of some of our favorites!
Los Angeles has some great parks with beautiful playgrounds. Here is a list of our favorites.
Kids love to be outside during the summer. You’ll find parks all over Los Angeles where you can lay down a blanket and have a picnic.
Los Angeles has some great shopping and the indoor and outdoor malls have great stores plus restaurants and entertainment. Check out our list!
Looking to get out of the heat while having a great afternoon with kids? Check out our list of the Best Kid-Friendly Museums in Los Angeles. You’ll find great art, culture or science along with air conditioning and sometimes a great cafe!
These are the Best Bike Trails for Kids in Los Angeles
Hit one of these Los Angeles bike trails for a fun day out with kids.
Here are some great Family-Friendly Hikes in Los Angeles!
Los Angeles has excellent hiking for kids of all ages. You’ll find easy walking trails to more difficult hiking.
If you want to take your hiking adventure one step further, check out one of these campgrounds for families.
Here are the Best 4th of July Celebrations in Los Angeles
Los Angeles goes all out for the 4th of July with some of the best fireworks shows in the country. Whether you want to head to the water or go to the ballpark, you’ll find great places to celebrate independence day.
These are good year-round! Our list of Places Where Kids Eat Free in LA
Eating out can be expensive so we really appreciate when restaurants offer a kids eat free deal.
For those days when it’s just too hot to go outside, but your really need to run around, head to one of these great indoor play places!