Fun Things To Do With Kids In Los Angeles This Weekend, June 15-17


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 Chalk Festival, Car Show, Street Food Cinema, Candytopia, Pixar Fest, and many more. To find more event this weekend and every day of the week, please check our event calendar.


Pasadena Chalk Festival

Paseo Colorado

280 E Colorado Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91101,

Sat Jun 16th - Sun Jun 17th

10:00am - 7:00pm

The annual Chalk Festival features more than 600 artists adorning the sidewalks of Paseo Colorado. There is an area to create Father’s Day cards plus free face painting from 12 pm to 5 pm on Saturday & Sunday! There will also be live Music and entertainment all day! (Free)


Nothin’ But Sand: Venice Beach Cleanup

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

1600 Ocean Front Walk

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Sat Jun 16th

10:00am - 12:00pm

This is a great experience for you and your family to get involved in the community and environment. All you need to do is show up…and bring reusable supplies, if possible! Each volunteer will need to register individually. (Free)


Rodeo Drive Car Show

200-400 Rodeo Drive

Beverly Hills, Ca 90210

Sun Jun 17th

10:00am - 4:00pm

The Rodeo Drive Committee presents the Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance every year on Father’s Day. Each year a theme is selected to feature the superb combination of rare automobiles and motorcycles highlighting the past, present and future at the crossroads of fashion, design and entertainment. (Free)


Candytopia

Santa Monica Place

395 Broadway #142

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 15th - Jul 22nd

If you ever dreamed of nibbling your way through Candyland or scoring a Golden Ticket, this is the right place for you. Treat yourself to Candytopia, and let your taste-buds and your imagination soar! This four-month interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. Take your family and your sweet tooth for an experience like none other! (Cost: $23-$30)


Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Foundation

40 Presidential Dr.

Simi Valley, CA 93065

June 15th - Aug 19th

What do pants, the pony express, cannons, paper money, skis, violins, bakhlava and “hooray!” have in common? Genghis Khan introduced them all to the West. Not Genghis the brutal barbarian of Western history books, but Genghis the great civilizer and lawmaker, whose empire brought each of these innovations to the west, including 13th Century Mongolian-style democracy.

Now the most comprehensive exhibition of Genghis Khan and his treasures invades the Reagan Library, its only Southern California stop on an international tour that has drawn more than a million visitors. (Cost: $15-$25)


Pixar Fest

Disney California Adventure Park

1313 Disneyland Dr

Anaheim, CA 92802

June 14th - Sep 3rd

This weekend, get ready for a Pixar-themed event at the Disneyland Resort. The characters from timeless films like Toy Story, Monsters, Inc. and Up connect together in ways that go much deeper than a movie screen, and their stories of friendship intertwine with our own—making us laugh and cry… and reminding us all of what’s truly important. Pixar Fest celebrates these unbreakable bonds at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park with a one-of-a-kind celebration featuring the debut of an all-new nighttime spectacular and the return of 2 fan-favorite parades—in addition to new Pixar experiences, Characters, décor, atmospheric entertainment, limited-edition merchandise, and themed food & beverage options. (Cost: Various)

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Sidewalk Speedsters at Peterson Museum

Petersen Automotive Museum

6060 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

June 14th - Oct 14th

A special exhibit dedicated for children fascinated with fast cars! The display features a diverse range of child-sized race cars, from old to new, electric-to-gas powered to sophisticated, and affordable to luxurious. With a focus on cars that could be “raced” by adolescents in competition, the exhibition Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-up World of Children’s Cars examines the development, purpose and meaning of vehicles that were often campaigned in friendly competition, but because of their tiny size, effectively preclude their use by adults. (Cost: $8-$16)


Street Food Cinema

Various Locations

June 14th - Oct 27th

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

June 14th - 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 enduringly 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 Admission)


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatricum Botanicum

1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd

Topanga, CA 90290

June 14th - 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. (Cost: $10-$38.50)


Pool Days at Annenberg

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Hwy

Santa Monica, CA 90402

June 14th - Sep 3rd

10:00am - 7:00pm

The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public facility located on 5 acres of oceanfront property. Annenberg Community Beach House opens up the pool for fun and splashes during hot days and on summer days. Admission to the Beach House is always free; the only charge is for pool use. No online reservations; passes go on sale at 9am. Age: 3 and up (Cost for Pool: Adults $10; Kids $4)



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