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Fun Things To Do With Kids in Los Angeles This Weekend, June 22-24


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 Bloom, Public Star Party, CicLAvia, Festival of Mask, ICE at 24th Street Theatre, and many more.


BLOOM

Griffith Park

5202 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 9002

Jun 22nd - June 24th

Various Times

This weekend, delight in the beautiful creations, snap a selfie (or 500), stick your toes in the soil, envelop yourself in the scent of wild jasmine, soak in a tub of fresh lavender and picnic under the flower teepees. With giant dandelions to wish under, a rolling field of pinwheel poppies and a House of Flowers, you will be playing in rose petals and weaving yourself into a sea of jacaranda. (Cost: $27 per person)


Coasterthon Catastrophe

An Amusement Park Musical

6448 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, Ca

June 22nd

Various Times

A family-friendly musical comedy about two best friends, Brett and Griffin, who get stuck upside down on a roller coaster during a roller coaster marathon at famed theme park Fun World. (Cost: $10)


Harbor District Yard Open House

1400 N Gaffey Street

San Pedro, CA 90731

Jun 23rd

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. (Cost: Free)

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Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory

2800 E Observatory Rd

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Jun 23rd

2:00pm - 10:00pm

Free public star parties are held monthly at Griffith Observatory, and the whole family get a chance to look at the Sun, Moon, visible planets and other objects, to try out a variety of telescopes, and to talk to knowledgeable amateur astronomers about the sky and their equipment. (Ages: 5 and up, Cost: Free)


Meet Me at Reed

Reed Park

1130 Lincoln Blvd

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Jun 23rd

3:30pm - 7:30pm

The City of Santa Monica hosts the 2nd annual Meet Me at Reed outdoor performance series at Christine Emerson Reed. Spend a day relaxing and playing in the beautifully re-landscaped park. Take picnic blankets, lawn chairs, food and (non-alcoholic) beverages, and enjoy the free entertainment and activities.


CicLAvia The Valley

Multiple Hubs Panorama City Hub

Roscoe & Van Nuys Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

Jun 24th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Panorama City, Arleta and Pacoima will host the country's largest open streets event. Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space! You are encouraged to leave your cars at home and bike, walk, skateboard, or push a stroller to discover our beautiful city at non-motorized speeds. CicLAvia offers a wide variety of activities for families including music, performances, food trucks, and more. (Cost: Free)


Free Crafts for Kids

Lakeshore Learning

All Locations

Jun 23rd

11:00am - 3:00pm

Join your nearest Lakeshore Learning Store this Saturday for free and fun crafts for kids. The West LA, Newton, New Hyde Park & East Brunswick locations also have crafts available on Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm (Age: 3 and up, Cost: Free)


Festival of Masks

Leimert Park Village

4343 Leimert Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

Jun 24th

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Festival of Mask features a procession, and live musical performances at which traditional artists, youth groups, and diverse community members celebrate the global African village, venerating ancestors, and paying homage to their shared heritage through mask-making and dance. This year’s festival is highlighting Brazil and its diasporic, artistic connections to Leimert Park. (Cost: $45+)


ICE

24th Street Theatre

1117 West 24th Street

Los Angeles, CA, 90007

June 23rd - June 24th

3 pm & 7:30 pm

24th Street Theatre's latest contribution, ICE, is a bilingual, humorous journey in search of what it means to be "American". With a love of baseball, Tia Victoria's salsa recipe and the help of a talking truck, two cousins work day and night to make their taco truck the "Uncle Sam" of mobile restaurants. (Ages: 7 & up, Cost: $10-$24)

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Long Beach Bayou Festival

Queen Mary Events Park

1126 Queens Hwy.

Long Beach, CA

Jun 23rd - Jun 24th

11 am - 9 pm

The Long Beach Bayou Festival features cultural music, cuisine, and dance from a place called ‘home’-- New Orleans and the Louisiana Bayou Country. Delight in the specialties of Cajun and Creole cuisine and savor the many delicacies and flavors of the Big Easy. Rich in cultural music traditions, the Long Beach Bayou and Blues Festival presents a wide range of groups, featuring Cajun, Zydeco and Blues artists. (Cost: $25+)


Family Fun Day

Annenberg Space for Photography

2000 Ave. of the Stars

Century City, CA

June 23rd

11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Take the whole family for a free day of art and fun at the Annenberg Space for Photography in beautiful Century Park! Enjoy the current exhibits and spend the day in the park where there will be a host of free activities to fill your afternoon, including live music, arts and crafts, magic shows, a petting farm, and more!

Admission is free, but you are encouraged to take new school supplies to donate to the Assistance League of Los Angeles who will deliver them to children in need.


Free Summer Movie

Beauty and the Beast

George Elder Park

1950 Wilcox Ave.,

Monterey Park, CA 91754

Free screenings of Beauty and the Beast is on June 22 at George Elder Park. Take a blanket and chairs to sit on the grass and watch this beautiful movie on the giant screen. The screening begins at sunset. (Cost: Free)


Eric Carle’s Birthday

Zimmer Children’s Museum

6505 Wilshire Blvd. #100

Los Angeles, CA 90048

June 24th

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This Sunday, celebrate the great Eric Carle with story time and by making your own Very Hungry Caterpillars in the Art Studio at Zimmer Children's Museum. (Cost: $7.50 per person)


For more fun things to do with kids in Los Angeles this weekend and every day of the week, check our event calendar.