Fun Things To Do In LA With Kids This Weekend, June 8-10


There is always so much to do with kids in Los Angeles, and at Fun With Kids in LA, we are dedicated to bring you the best of them. Activities to do with kids this weekend include Street Food Cinema, World Ocean Day, PJ Mask Meet & Greet, Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival, Dino Fest, and many more.


Street Food Cinema

Various Locations

June 9th

Enjoy outdoor family evenings with food trucks, music, and a movie under the stars. Take your our own blankets or low chairs. Be sure to check the rating for family-friendly movies! (Cost: $6-$19)


The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Fri Jun 8th - Sun Sep 2nd

Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Jim Henson, and discover his groundbreaking approach to puppetry and transformative impact on contemporary culture. Explore Henson’s popular productions—from The Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, and Sesame Street to Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth—through character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, costumes, film and television clips, and behind-the-scenes footage. Then design your own puppet and try your hand at puppeteering in this highly interactive exhibition. (Free with general admission)


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatricum Botanicum

1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd

Topanga, CA 90290

Jun 7th - Sep 3rd

The natural beauty of our Topanga wilderness transforms once again into an enchanted forest, peopled by lovers and fairies. Comic misadventures, mistaken identities and unrequited love come together to create the Bard’s most magical romp. The perfect experience to introduce your family to the world of Shakespeare. For a truly memorable evening, tickets may be purchased for a garden buffet dinner held prior to select performances of Midsummer Night’s Dream. Age: 5+ (Cost: $10-$38.50)

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PJ Mask at the LA Zoo

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Fri Jun 8th Sat 9th

10:00am - 3:00pm

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens presents special costume character meet-and-greets featuring PJ Masks, airing daily on Disney Junior, at the Los Angeles Zoo. The PJ Masks will be visiting the Zoo on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To ensure optimal guest experience for this high-demand meet-and-greet activity, reservations are required; one reservation per family group (up to six people). Limit one reservation per family. (Free with your admission)


South Los Angeles District Yard Open House

786 S Mission Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90023

Sat Jun 9th

9:00am - 2:30pm

Here's your chance to see the city's trash trucks up close! Honk the horns, take a ride, see the maintenance facilities, and see a character called Mr. Recycle share information about recycling. Food and drink are offered free of charge, as are trees to take home, mulch, games, and prizes. (Free)


World Oceans Day

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

3720 Stephen M White Dr

San Pedro, CA 90731

Sat Jun 9th

10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate the ocean and share how important it is in our lives. Family-oriented activities include arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, animal stories, a guided beach walk, a close-up look at baby animals and more. (Free)

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Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival

1600 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92661

Sat Jun 9th - Sun Jun 10th

10:00am - 5:30pm

The Balboa Yacht Club hosts their Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival on June 9th & 10th this year. You won’t want to miss this unique event featuring exceptional wooden boats on land and in the water. The free event is open to the public and attracts nearly 4,000 people to enjoy the marine art, people’s choice awards for best-in-class vessels, delicious food, lively music and special activities.

A Complimentary Shuttle and Water Taxi runs all day for convenient, free off-site parking. Enjoy a day filled with fun on the waterfront in appreciation of the timeless beauty and craftsmanship of privately owned boats of all sizes, power and sail. (Free)


Dockweiler Fun-A-Palooza

Dockweiler Youth Center

12505 Vista Del Mar

Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Sat Jun 9th

11:00am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a petting zoo, bounce houses, rides, face painters, balloon artists, carnival games, camp activities and live entertainment. Learn all about the exciting recreational programming at the DYC! For faster entry into the event and access to the rides & attractions, you must show a printed or digital EventBrite ticket showing acceptance of the liability waiver. Click here for a printable version of the event flyer.


Pasadena Playhouse Block Party

El Molino Ave. & Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91101

Sat Jun 9th

12:00pm - 10:00pm

Join thousands of people in a celebration of arts and culture as Pasadena Playhouse celebrates its centennial anniversary with a FREE block party on El Molino, in partnership with the Playhouse District Association. Enjoy activities in the Kids’ Zone centered around a stage erected in the Playhouse Courtyard. Experience interactive and immersive activity booths created by community partners and local art organizations. (Free)


Dinosaurs Around the World

Discovery Cube LA

11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

June 7th - Sept 3rd

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grab your prehistoric pass to Pangea and step into Dinosaurs Around the World! This exhibit brings to life the 172 million year reign of the dinosaurs. You will experience the Age of Reptiles through advanced animatronics, fossils, and authentic casts. See examples of dinosaurs from around the globe, such as the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex of North America or the swift Velociraptor of the Gobi Desert. Price: Included in Museum admission.


Lego Star Wars Days

Legoland

One Legoland Drive

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Sat Jun 9th- Sun Jun 10th

10:00am - 6:00pm

Lego Star Wars Days are Back with awesome activities. Travel to a galaxy far, far away.... Enjoy awesome activities such as LEGO Star Wars scavenger hunts, costume contests, build challenges, character meet and greets, and more! (Free with general admission)


REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival

Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Sat June 9th - Sun Jun 10

12:00pm

An action-packed weekend of short films highlighting the most innovative and magical animation techniques, as well as mesmerizing live-action films from around the world. You will be inspired by these exhilarating works from more than two dozen countries — including Argentina, Switzerland, Japan, Mexico, France, Belgium, Croatia, The Netherlands, and more! (Cost: $5/per person)

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Pool Days at Annenberg

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Hwy

Santa Monica, CA 90402

Sat June 9th - Sun June 10th

10:00am - 6:00pm

Annenberg Community Beach House is open for fun and splashes this weekend. Admission to the Beach House is always free. The only charge is for pool use. No online reservations are necessary. Pool passes go on sale at 9am. Ages: 3 & up. (Cost: Adults $10; Kids $4)

For more things to do with your kids this weekend, or on any other day of the week, see our Event Calendar.


At Fun With Kids in LA, we are dedicated to bring you the most family friendly activities in Los Angeles. If you want to share any events with us, please contact us at FunWithKidsinLA@gmail.com.


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