There are so many awesome and free things to do in this weekend with the family. Get out there and enjoy life with your kids. Also remember you can always go to our Events Calendar page to get an updated rundown of what’s happening around the city.
Chinatown’s Central & West Plazas
943 N. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012
Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
CRW’s 2017 edition of Summer Nights started in June and continues through August. Summer Nights offers dozens of fun, free all-ages outdoor music shows. This Saturday enjoy FREE music with DJs Jermey Sole and Garth Trinidad in Chinatown.
Burton W. Chase Park
13650 Mindanao Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
August 5, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marina Movie Nights returns to Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey on August 5 with a FREE screening of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Be sure to take a picnic and your family and friends for this fun screening near the water and below the stars!
Santa Monica Beach
1600 Ocean Front Walk
Santa Monica, CA 90401
August 5, 2017 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Join First 5 LA for a fun-filled day at the beach with Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium! The day begins with an environmental talk, light refreshments and beach clean-up at 10 am. All beach clean-up participants will then receive FREE entry to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium where we’ll have fun activities planned including a Potter the Otter Story Time with musical performance, a raffle, and giveaways for participants.
Walt Disney's Barn
5202 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, California 90027
Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hidden inside Griffith Park is the Carolwood Barn also known as Walt Disney’s Barn a historic landmark, where some of Disney’s creations were invented. In 1950, Walt Disney built a 1/8th scale live-steam railroad at his residence in Holmby Hills. He operated the "Carolwood Pacific Railroad" for family and friends until 1953 when he shifted his energies into creating a magical place where families could have fun together. This Sunday the barn will host a FREE open house, giving guests of all ages a chance to come and experience this local treasure.
Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach,
and Redondo Beach
August 5, 6, 2017
This FREE event promotes the four South Bay beach cities, the world’s best lifeguard service, and physical fitness for thousands of participants. Participants range in age from 8 years old to the 80’s. There will be surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, paddleboard races, dory race, and youth events. Click here for the full schedule and times.
El Centro - Lions Park
320 E. Erna Ave.
La Habra, CA 90631
Fri Aug 4, 2017 - Sun Aug 6, 2017
The Corn Festival is the signature event for the La Habra Host Lions Club. Located at El Centro /Lions Park, the festival covers an entire weekend and includes numerous rides and attractions, food, game and craft booths, a market place, live music, a car opportunity draw contest and Miss La Habra, the club queen. Admission is FREE for all!
San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue
August 5, 2017 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vroom Vroom! Get your car lovers and hurry to this fun car classic event. This event is an exciting showcase for custom, celebrity, exotics, and classic cars, and motorcycles. The show runs along San Fernando Boulevard and adjacent streets in Downtown Burbank’s outdoor shopping-dining and entertainment district, and it is FREE. There will be family entertainment, music, and vendor booths.
Kidspace Children's Museum
480 North Arroyo Blvd Pasadena, CA 91103
Sunday August 6, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join Kidspace Children's Museum for a day of adventure and explore the magic of storytelling.
Use your imagination, and build a cardboard castle. Create a storybook potion in Arroyo Adventure. Learn the physics behind the Three Little Pigs in the Imagination Workshop, and paint your story with a messy art project. Adventurous story times are throughout the day, as well as a special presentation at 1:00pm! Admission is $13.