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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Nov 9-12

There is always so much to do with kids in Los Angeles, and at Fun With Kids in LA, we are we are dedicated to bring you the best of them. Our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles this weekend includes Snow Day LA, Moonlight Forest at Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden, Free Entrance Day at National Parks, OZ Live Show at Nine O'Clock Players, ICE at Santa Monica, and much much more!

1324 Fifth Street

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Now - Dec 31st

Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into Ice at Santa Monica, into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink. Admission & Skate rentals are $15. Locker Rental are $10 with $5 refund upon key return. Hot dogs, cocoa, and other snacks are available for purchase.

The Old Lodge

2002 Stadium Way

Los Angeles, CA 90026

Nov 9th - Dec 30th

LA's first winter themed tubing park is back with awesome new activities. The Festivities include Falling Snow Flurries, Multiple Tubing Lanes, Winter Skating Rink, Penguin Lounge (plus a free Onesie Snuggie), Animated Penguin Light Path, Giant Snow Globe Photo Booth, Games, and More. Food and Drinks are available for purchase. (Cost: $12+)

Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden

301 N Baldwin Ave

Los Angeles, CA 91007

Now – Jan 6th

A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.

1367 North St. Andrews Place

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Nov 10th - Dec 2nd

2:00 pm

See the show everyone has been raving about! When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog Toto are whisked away to the magical land of Oz. As they follow the Yellow Brick Road to meet the Wizard and find their way home, Dorothy and Toto come upon a rubber-legged Scarecrow that needs a brain, a kindly Tin Man missing a heart, and a lovable Cowardly Lion who wants courage.

Together they battle the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys until Glinda the Good Witch helps them get to the Emerald City. Will the great and powerful Oz grant Dorothy and her friends their wishes? Find out in this dazzling musical filled with wonderful songs and thrill after thrill.



The Second City

6560 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Nov 10th – Nov 11th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Fun and appropriate for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, is great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! Because there’s a rotating cast you’ll see a different cast and games each week. (Cost: $5)

9390 N Santa Monica Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Nov 11th

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wallis Annenberg is offering three awesome kids show for free this Sunday. The nationally acclaimed kid-centric company, returns to The Wallis from 11 am to 12 pm for a musical sketch comedy geared particularly for toddlers. Then at 12:00 pm, three-time Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen leads a salsa dance class as part of The Wallis’s wildly popular Dance Sundays. At 2:30 pm, Steven’s Puppets returns with a free special performance of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast. (Free)

Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA

Nov 10th – Nov 11th

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The largest Native American arts fair in Southern California, the Autry’s American Indian Arts Marketplace features 200 Native American artists from more than 40 nations. Enjoy a full weekend of food, performances, children’s activities, artist demonstrations, and the annual Short Play Festival from Native Voices, the Autry’s award-winning resident theatre company. (Cost: $6-$14)

National Parks

Various Locations

Nov 11th

Experience the national parks for free this Sunday! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. (Free)



Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central Ave.,

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Nov 10th

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a day of crafts, performances, and other activities inspired by real-life heroes at JANM. Some of the activities include making your own superhero cape, superhero masks, snap a selfie in your new super outfit, write a letter of appreciation to a veteran, and more!

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Nov 11th

11:00 - 1:00 pm

Join Karina Esperanza Yánez in challenging stereotypes and celebrating your identity in this workshop inspired by the art of Adrian Piper.

The Hammer program includes storytelling in the galleries. The library program is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Magic Box At The Reef

1933 S Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Nov 9th – Nov 11th

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

This weekend-long event will feature not only exceptional coffee but incredible local food, cocktails, live music and art for the whole family to enjoy. Meet local and international roasters, taste hundreds of different coffees, and celebrate Los Angeles’ vibrant coffee scene. (Cost: $27+)

Thousand-Oaks Sing-along Theatre

2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd.

Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Nov 10th

Anna and Elsa will be on-board Live on Stage to guide the crowd as they get ready for the winter season by reliving the magic of Disney's animated hit Frozen in a sing along event the whole family can enjoy. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. (Cost: $23)

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