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Fun Things To Do This Weekend With Kids in Los Angeles, Jan 3-5!

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 Festival of Sleep at Pretend City, Discounted Late Nights at the Aquarium of the Pacific, Antarctic Family Day at Natural History Museum, and much more!

Pajama Party – Celebrate the Festival of Sleep

Pretend City Children’s Museum 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

January 3, 2020

11:00 am

Head to Pretend City Children’s Museum for a Pajama Party this Friday and learn about the importance of healthy sleeping habits through a variety of special activities. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite jammies. Adults who wear pajamas will receive $1 off general admission.

1324 5th St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Jan 3rd – Jan 20th

2 pm -10 pm

Ice at Santa Monica is an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink that is perfect for families and kids who love to ski. You can also book private or group skating lessons. Ice at Santa Monica is a seasonal event and will last till January 20, 2020.

Discounted Late Night

Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

January 3, 2020

5 pm - 8 pm

Take advantage of the Aquarium of the Pacific Discounted Late Night this Friday. The entire Aquarium  (except Lorikeet Forest) will be open for exploring. Watch the nighttime activities of the animals, touch a shark, and enjoy the beautiful evening lighting of the Aquarium’s architecture.

Los Angeles Zoo

5333 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Jan 3rd - Jan 5th

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This weekend is your last chance to see the amazing Lights at the LA Zoo! Explore this wild wonderland of light under the stars with your family!

Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanical Garden

301 N Baldwin Ave

Los Angeles, CA 91007

Jan 3rd - Jan 12th

This evening wonderland is a must see before it is gone. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 91011

Jan 3rd - Jan 7, 2020

Enchanted: Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.

Natural History Museum 900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

January 4, 2020

A variety of special activities and programs are planned this Saturday to coincide with the Museum’s temporary exhibit Antarctic Dinosaurs . Activities include storytimes, scavenger hunts, hands-on stations, and more. Antarctic Family Day is included in general museum admission. 

Museum of Illusions

6751 Hollywood Blvd

Hollywood, CA 90028

Jan 3rd -- Jan 5th

Discover a world of mind blowing 3D murals at Museum of Illusions. Located on Hollywood Blvd, tourists and locals, friends and family, people of all ages can visit us and create unforgettable memories. The Museum of Illusions is the place to be to have fun and let your imagination soar.

Pantages Theatre

6233 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Now - Feb 2, 2020

FROZEN will celebrate its North American tour through February 2, 2020. A mysterious secret. A family torn apart. As one sister struggles with being an outsider and harnessing her powers within, the other sets out on a thrilling adventure to bring her family together once again. Both are searching for love, but they’ll learn that to find it they’ll have to look inside themselves first.

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

January 3, 2020

If you have never been to LACMA, you can get a free poster, discounts, and a welcome gift every first Friday of the month at LACMA. Plus, if you are a L.A. County resident, you can get free admission after 3pm.

411 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105

January 3, 2020

Get a free admission to Norton Simon Museum this Friday after 5pm and check out the collection of art and a fantastic outdoor garden.

Japanese American National Museum 100 N. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

January 5, 2020

11 am - 5pm

It is the year of the Rat this year and Japanese American National Museum is celebrating it. Enjoy live performances and cultural demonstrations, crafts, food, face painting, museum scavenger hunt, and much more at this free event. Check the website for a schedule of the day’s events. Admission is free but RSVPs are requested.



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