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Fun Things To Do in LA With Kids This Weekend, Jan 4th - Jan 6th


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 Dino Fest at Zimmerman Children Museum, Disney on Ice, Bricks LA 2019, Mammoths and Mastodons at La Tar Pits, and much more!


Dino Fest

Zimmer Children’s Museum 6505 Wilshire Blvd. #100

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Jan 6th

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Things are getting Mesozoic at the Zimmer with a Dino Fest this weekend. Zimmer will be opening their Art Room for a slew of dinosaur inspired activities. You can make “dinosaur bones” to take home, put together dinosaur skeletons, and even crack open “rocks” to find the “fossils” inside. Go dressed as your favorite dinosaur and get a discounted admission!

L.A. Zoo Lights

5333 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This week is the last chance you can see the LA Zoo Lights until the next year. Explore this wild wonderland of light under the stars at the beautiful L.A. Zoo. Tickets are available online for purchase.

Meet Me at Reed Family Fun

Reed Park 1133 7th St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Jan 5th

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

At Meet Me at Reed Family fun, you can play, meet neighbors, and connect with other families. There will be games and activities led by Santa Monica Community Recreation, kid-friendly entertainment by special guests and community partners, and a selection of food trucks. Rain may affect programming. Call Call (310) 458-8300 to find out about cancellation.

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Mammoths and Mastodons

La Brea Tar Pits

5801 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

This is a new exhibit at The La Brea Tar Pits Museum. The exhibit features life-sized models, hands-on activities and the latest research on these amazing creatures. At this exhibit you can see these creatures come to life, find real fossils, and more. Please check the website for hours.

Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream

300 E Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90802

Jan 4th – Jan 6th

See Lightning McQueen, Mater and the Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into undersea fun with Ariel in The Little Mermaid’s kingdom. Experience the adventures of Buzz, Woody, and the Toy Story gang as they race for home. Join sisters Anna and Elsa, Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn true love comes from within.

From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, your family’s beloved Disney moments will come to life.


Bricks LA 2019

Pasadena Convention Center 300 E. Green St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

You are invited to explore over 19,000 square feet of fan built models, shop with vendors for sets and unique gifts, and let your imagination run wild in the play area! Public exhibit hours are Saturday the 5th from 9am to 5pm and Sunday the 6th 9am to 4pm. Bricks LA VIB activities for builders will take place January 4-6th, 2019.

Moonlight Forest

Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden

301 N Baldwin Ave

Los Angeles, CA 91007

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

This is the last week you can go to this fantasy forest of lights. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest. This is a must see. Just make sure you wear warm clothes, even hats and gloves because it can get very cold there at night. Get special $5 off discount with code ‘FriendsandFamily2018’ provided by Moonlight Forest only for our audience.

Enchanted Forest of Light

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 91011

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

Another event that will be gone till next year is the Enchanted: Forest of Light, which is an interactive, nighttime experience featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens. Tickets range from $28-$30 for the general public, and $23–$25 for Descanso Gardens members.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Natural History Museum 900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

This is the last week you can enjoy the wildlife Photographer of the Year at NHM. Wildlife Photographer of the Year uses photography to challenge perceptions about the natural world, helping promote sustainability and the conservation of wildlife. Go explore the world’s best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth.

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice

800 Olympic Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Jan 4th - Jan 6th

This week you can still enjoy the LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. LIVE's Microsoft Square. Skate your way into the new year at The LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink.

Oshogatsu Family Festival

Japanese American National Museum 100 N. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Jan 6th

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Japanese American National Museum to celebrate the year of the Boar with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances! Full schedule of the events are listed on their website.


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We makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy of the information in our events calendar. We strongly urge you to confirm any event details, like date, time, location, and admission, with the third party hosting the event.