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 today includes Snow Day LA, Moonlight Forest at Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden, ICE at Santa Monica, and much more!
Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden
301 N Baldwin Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91007
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.
1324 Fifth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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
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+)
The Second City
6560 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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)
Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA
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)
Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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!
Los Angeles Coffee Festival
Magic Box At The Reef
1933 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90007
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
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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