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Fun Things To Do in LA With Kids This Weekend, Feb 8-10

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 Lunar New Year Celebrations, Family Nature Club at LA Zoo, Hot Wills at Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and more.

Los Angeles Zoo

5333 Zoo Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Feb 9th

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Have you ever wanted to play outside but just weren’t quite sure what to do? Join the L.A. Zoo’s Family Nature Club this weekend to explore nature up close through unique learning experiences such as finding and sorting natural objects, fort building, and water play.

Universal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza

Universal City, CA 91608

Feb 8th – Feb 18th

Join Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda in Po’s Village and savor Asian dishes at Mr. Ping’s Noodle Shop. Meet Illumination’s Minions in traditional Chinese attire and Mandarin-speaking Megatron from TRANSFORMERS, and new this year is Hello Kitty. Plus, enjoy fun activities, live entertainment and more.

OC Fair and Event Center

88 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Feb 8th – Feb 10th

Various Times

The UVSA Tết Festival is back for the Year of the Pig at the 38th annual Vietnamese New Year celebration. This year’s theme is “Stories of Our Heritage. This is the largest Vietnamese New Year festival in the nation. It is run entirely by volunteers consisting of high school and college students, young professionals, and parents. The goal is to help preserve and share the Vietnamese culture. $6 general admission; free for children 2 & younger. Parking is $9. On Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free admission for guests wearing scout uniform, military uniform, or traditional Vietnamese attire.


Discovery Cube Los Angeles

11800 Foothill Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Now – April 28th

Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest, and safest speed machines, using Hot Wheels diecast cars to experiment and play. Experience the thrill of high-speed racing, design the fastest turbocharged race machine for track conditions, discover the science, technology, engineering, and math that goes into high-speed racing, and more.

El Capitan Theatre Hollywood

6838 Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood, CA 90028

Feb 10th

Various Times

A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner. Watch this favorite Disney Movie at El Capital this weekend and enjoy Character Meet and Greet with Belle before the movie! Tickets are $ 10.

Asian Cultural Festival

Pretend City Children’s Museum

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

Feb 9th - Feb 10th

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pretend City Children’s Museum will provide families with an array of different, fun, interactive activities, character visits and performances inspired by traditional Asian culture at the Asian Cultural Festival from Saturday, February 9, to Sunday, February 10 from 10 am to 2 pm. Each day will feature various cultural activities such as cherry blossom painting, a red lantern art project, and martial arts performances to support the development of children’s hand eye coordination, cultural competence and sensory integration. Families will enjoy visits from a special warrior princess, a dual language story time with Ni Hao Chinese, a karate lesson and other special performances.


Corner of Vine Street and Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood, CA

Feb 8th

11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Explore the world of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part this weekend. Get immersed in the world of Emmet and Lucy as they fight back against General Mayhem and her destructive ways! This 6,000-square foot, fully enclosed, one-of-a-kind space will feature numerous interactive elements from the film and fun authentically themed photo ops. We will see you in the Systar System.

Art District

1147 Palmetto St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

Feb 7th - Feb 28th

Selected Days

Join the largest gallery of Android Jones' artwork Spherical screen fantastic show Virtual games and flights through the worlds of Samskara as well as events and performances. SAMSKARA is a soul's impression, the hardly felt emotional track in the subconscious. The 360° and VR technologies will let you empathize everything what is happening in real time. Samskara will take you on a journey of paintings, optical illusions & virtual reality! Tickets are $29 for adults, $19 for students, and $9 for children. Please check the website for opening days.

Ahmanson Theatre

135 North Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Feb 8th - March 10th

Various times

Matthew Bourne transforms the classic fairy tale into a wartime romance with a twist of Hollywood glamour. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the Blitz. Performed to Prokofiev’s magnificent score, this new production comes alive with heart-stopping choreography, vivid theatrical storytelling, and sumptuous award-winning scenic and costume designs that will transport audiences to the heart of war-torn London for a timeless story of the power of love. Tickets are $25 - $130.

Hill Street

Los Angeles, CA

Sat Feb 9, 2019

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join the 120th Annual Golden Dragon Parade this Saturday with over thousands of individuals lining the parade route. This colorful celebrating along North Broadway in Chinatown has become the premiere cultural event in the Southern California Asian-American Community. The parade theme emphasizes ethnic diversity, Chinese culture and exposure to Chinese-American businesses. Red packets of money (Lai see or Hung bao) and firecrackers add fun and excitement to the Chinese New Year celebration. (Free; Grandstand seats $10 - $20)

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We strongly urge you to confirm any event details, like date, time, location, and admission, with the third party hosting the event.

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