Fun Things To Do With Kids In LA This Weekend, July 6-8


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 free concerts, Late Night Friday at La Brea Tar Pit, Salsa Festival, and more.


Late Night Fridays

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

5801 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

July 6th

5pm - 8pm

Join La Brea Tar Pits & Museum for a Late Night Friday at the Tar Pits. All summer long through August 31, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will be open from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Fridays with Free General Admission. Plus, add on exciting special activities only offered during the Late Night Fridays. (Free)


Abbot Kinney First Fridays

Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Venice, CA 90291

July 6th

5pm - 11pm

On first Friday of each month, families can enjoy a selection of food trucks on Abbot Kinney. Select shops will remain open late, select restaurants will have special promotions, and be on the lookout for special events in pop-up locations.


Salsa Festival in Pershing Square

532 S Olive St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

July 7 - July 8

12pm - 8pm

Spend the weekend of July 7th & 8th living it up with a fun, cultural event. What will you find at the Salsa Festival? Fun for the entire family! You’ll find tons of delicious salsas to sample in the Salsa Tasting Tent, along with local food vendors offering up their best selections throughout the Festival. Live music, dancing, and Beer & Margarita Bar making the Salsa Fest the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon- spice up your weekend! (Free)


Street Food Cinema: E.T.

Will Rogers State Historic Park

1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

July 7th at 6pm

E.T. is playing at Will Rogers State Historic Park on July 7th. Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 8pm. E.T. is a story of a troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Tickets must be purchased in advance online.


Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival

Griffith Park - the Old Zoo

4730 Crystal Springs Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

July 7th - July 22nd

7pm - 10pm

The Independent Shakespeare Company presents free Shakespeare performances for free: A Midsummer Night's Dream. The performance site is at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park. Ample free parking is available. Look for the hot pink signs directing you to the parking lots near the Merry-Go-Round. Parking lot 2 is the closest to the performance site, but be prepared for a bit of a walk up a hill. (Free)


Free Crafts for Kids

Lakeshore Learning

All Locations

July 7th

11:00am - 3:00pm

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

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Sierra Madre Concerts in the Park

Memorial Park Bandshell

222 W Sierra Madre Blvd.

Sierra Madre, CA 91024

July 8th

6pm - 8pm

The City of Sierra Madre hosts an annual summer Concerts in the Park series every Sunday through August. Concerts are free to the public and open to all ages. Concerts begin from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, and are held in the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. next to City Hall. Seating is on the green and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.

To find more events this weekend and every day of the week, please see our Event Calendar.