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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, June 7-9

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 Abbot Kinney First Fridays, Friday Night Disco, DTLA Donut Fest, Tacotopia, World Ocean Days, BoldPas: A Day of Art & Play, and more.


Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Venice, CA 90291

June 7, 2019

5:00 pm

Join Abbot Kinney for a fun and festive night out in Venice. Whatever food you're craving, chances are you'll find it on Abbot Kinney, along with special merchant events and late hours. Select shops will also remain open late, and select restaurants will have special promotions. It is also national Doughnut Day and National Chocolate and Ice Cream Day this Friday, so make sure to save some room for some yummy deserts after dinner. Check the map to find out where food trucks will be located.

Fowler Museum at UCLA

308 Charles E. Young Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

June 7, 2019

11:30 am

The Fowler Museum is hosting a special story time this Friday at 11:30 am. Enjoy a reading of A Bucket of Blessings, and after the reading, a Museum Educator will lead you on an exploration of the exhibitionIndia’s Subterranean Stepwells while learning how stepwells are used to store water in India. (Free)


506 N Larchmont Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90004

June 7, 2019

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Enjoy Kids DJ, Music, Lights, Games, Bubbles, Karaoke & Character Performers this Friday! Great way to End the Week with your little ones! For ALL Ages! Check out our Friday Night Bites menu.

Third Street Promenade

1254 3rd Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 7, 2019 – June 30, 2019

Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experience is fun for all ages, and for all the non-taco lovers out there, if that exists, there are plenty of swoon worthy photo opportunities throughout the exhibit that aren’t tacocentric. The space features more than twenty-five unique environments with larger-than-life installations ranging from the Goddess of Tacos to an oversized bowl of Guac in the Guac is Extra installation.

Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Now - June 16, 2019

Hershy Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts with Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story. Felder will take you on a journey into the life and music of Impressionist composer Claude Debussy. Not recommended for kids 12 and under.

Saturday & Sunday

Union Station

800 N. Alameda St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

June 8, 2019

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 2nd Annual DTLA Donut Fest will take you into the center of the donut renaissance with a one-day edible exploration of LA’s favorite pastry. The momentously mouthwatering event will showcase the donut in all its many forms: plain, glazed and filled; traditional; and new wave. There will also be baking demonstrations in the “Donut Worry Be Happy” area as well as donut-themed arts and crafts. Check the website for a list of participating vendors. (Admission is $5; children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available online. Admission is $7 at the festival).

World Oceans Day

Heal the Bay Aquarium

1600 Ocean Front Walk

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 8, 2019

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate World Oceans Day at Heal the Bay Aquarium this Saturday with your family. 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. This special day is designed to “honor the ocean and the life it contains.” Enjoy lots of fun activities including games, scavenger hunts, crafts, and more. (Admission is $5 for ages 13+; free for children 12 and younger)

Dockweiler Youth Center

12505 Vista Del Mar

Playa del Rey, CA 90293

June 8, 2019

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Beach Fun-A-Palooza is happening this Saturday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This event features a petting zoo, rides, face painting, games, bounce houses, live entertainment, balloon artists, and more. You will also have the chance to learn about the recreational programming available at Dockweiler Youth Center this summer. RSVP online. (Free)

Hollywood Modern Warehouse

4317 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90004

June 8, 2019

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Amazon's Treasure Truck is coming to Los Angeles again this Saturday! Amazon's Treasure Truck and Amazon Baby Registry invite you to a pop-up registry experience that allows you to get hands-on with a must have baby registry essentials and enjoy an array of surprise and delight moments.

Santa Monica Library

601 Santa Monica Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 8, 2019 – June 9, 2019

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

3rd St. Promenade: Color Me Proud Sidewalk Chalk Drawing is happening this weekend to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusiveness and acceptance. Also check out an incredible light installation that spans miles of city streets and lights up the sky with a rainbow of colors. With a focus on family-friendly art, events and community connection, City partners will host food festivals, story hours, silent discos and so much more to help celebrate love in every color.

BoldPas: A Day of Art & Play

Throughout Old Pasadena

Pasadena, CA 91105

June 8, 2019

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BoldPas: A Day of Art & Play in Old Pasadena returns this Saturday for a massive, BOLD display of temporary street art and engaging public activities. The event, staged in Old Pasadena’s historic 19th-century alleys, is free to the public and offers a one-day-only opportunity to encounter artistic, ephemeral interventions in unique urban spaces. BoldPas features installations that are BOLD – showcasing bright colors, surprising scale, and unique materials. (Free – worth the drive)

19th Annual River Ride

The Autry Museum

Los Angeles, CA

June 9, 2019

Join over 2,000 LACBC riders and supporters this Sunday at the 19th Annual LA River Ride, and explore the LA River from Griffith Park to Long Beach. From free 2-Mile Kids’ Ride and 15-Mile Family Ride to 36-Mile Ride, 50-Mile Half Century, and Century Ride along the LA River Path – there’s an adventure for everyone. Register online. (Kids are free)


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