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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, May 17-19

Updated: May 20, 2019


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. Our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles this weekend includes Annual Bug Fair at Natural History Museum, Pick Pico Street Fair, MOTA, Strawberry Festival, and many more!


33rd Annual Bug Fair

Natural History Museum

900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

May 18th – May 19th

The annual Bug Fair is happening this weekend at the Natural History Museum this weekend. Celebrate our winged, squirmy, and bug-eyed friends, visit exhibitors, learn about bug-related products, enjoy bug-inspired artwork and jewelry, and more. There will also be bug hunts, arts and crafts, bug chef cooking presentations, and much more. Bug Fair is included with regular Museum admission.

Pick Pico

Pico Blvd & Overland

Los Angeles, CA

May 19th

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pick Pico includes over 100 booths featuring local businesses, non-profits, local government, and food and drink vendors. STOP BY OUR BOOTH (#27) NEAR THE KIDS ZONE to win prizes for your kids. Enjoy live entertainment and a huge kids zone including arts and crafts. This is a free event, and rain or shine, all vendors and entertainers are waiting for you!

Wake Up With the Waves

Santa Monica Pier Playground

1600-1622 Ocean Front Walk

Santa Monica, CA 90401

May 18th

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy an interactive story time by Story Pirates including music, dancing, and more this weekend at Santa Monica Pier with “Wake Up With the Waves”. This is a free event and is recommended for children ages 2-10.



ARTSea

Marina “Mother’s” Beach

4101 Admiralty Way

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

May 18th

11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Enjoy ARTSea this weekend featuring pop-up galleries and art installations, family-friendly interactive workshops, food trucks, live music, a marketplace, and more. This event is free, but you need to register online.

18th Annual Russian Arts and Cultural Festival

Plummer Park

7377 Santa Monica Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA

May 19th

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

The 18th Annual Russian Arts and Cultural Festival includes a retro car show, authentic Russian food, live performances, games for kids, an art show, and more.

MOTA 2019

May 19th

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This sunday, you can explore all the MOTA museums for free. Celebrating a diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the Arroyo Seco area, MOTA Day features six unique history-based museums that preserve and perpetuate early Los Angeles life. MOTA museum members include The Autry's Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus, the Gamble House, Heritage Square Museum, the Los Angeles Police Museum, the Lummis Home and Garden and the Pasadena Museum of History. In addition to its ongoing regular displays and exhibits, each museum will feature a distinctive slice of Southern California history.

Avengers

El Capitan Theatre Hollywood

6838 Hollywood Blvd

Hollywood, CA 90028

May 18th - May 19th

Various times

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Circus Vargas

Stonewood Center

251 Stonewood St

Downey, CA 90241

May 17th – May 19th

Various Times

Run away with the circus, for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. A magnificent, mega-hit production guaranteed to thrill and enchant children of all ages. Arrive 30 minutes early for an entertaining, interactive pre-show celebration, where kids can create their own magic under the big top, learning circus skills such as juggling, balancing and more!

California Strawberry Festival

College Park

3250 Rose Avenue Strawberry Meadows

Oxnard, CA 93033

May 18th – May 19th

10:00 am - 6:30 pm

The huge, annual festival dedicated to all things strawberry returns to Oxnard. Over 50 food booths, contests, rides and attractions, over 200 Arts & Crafts vendors, concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, and family fun will be there! You can enjoy music, games, food, and a kids' area with rides and attractions.

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