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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Aug 16-18

Updated: Aug 25, 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 pop-up library at the beach, movies on the lawn, odd nights at the Autry, LA Taco Festival, and many more.


Santa Monica Public Library at the Beach Annenberg Community Beach House 415 Pacific Coast Highway

Santa Monica, CA 90402

August 16, 2019

10am – 3pm


Join Santa Monica Public Library at the Beach on the beach for a fun-filled day of family friendly activities like Seaside Storytime and Nautical Crafts, sign out books from curated collection of beach reads, enjoy games like bocce and ladder toss, or kick back, relax and read in the shade of the Surfside Lounge.


Odd Nights at The Autry The Autry Museum 4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

August 16, 2019

6pm – 11pm


You are invited to Odd Nights at The Autry this Friday for some serious family fun. The event features live music, food trucks, vendors, and a special kids area. Certain Museum galleries will also be open. Admission is $5 at the door; kids 12 and under are free. You may purchase tickets online in advance.


Movies on the Lawn: Beauty and the Beast Stoner Park 1835 Stoner Ave., Los Angeles, CA

August 16, 2019

7:30 pm


Enjoy a free outdoor screening of Beauty and the Beast (Rated PG) this Friday at Stoner Park. The festivities include prizes and giveaways. Bring a blanket. There will be occasional prizes, snacks, and more. The movies begin when it gets dark and will be projected on a screen.



L.A. Taco Festival Grand Park 200 N. Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

August 17, 2019

12pm - 8pm


The annual L.A. Taco Festival combines a popular food, tacos, with a worthy cause – helping homeless youth succeed. The Festival features delicious food, live musical entertainment, vendors, and fun. Admission is free though donations are greatly appreciated.


Hands On History Santa Monica History Museum 1350 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401

August 17, 2019

11am – 12pm


Children and their parents are invited to this free series held monthly on a Saturday morning at the Santa Monica History Museum. Each session will include a short, age-appropriate history lesson in the galleries followed by a related craft or activity.. This month, children will create shadow puppets. RSVP is requested, but registration is also available at the door. Every workshop is offered free of charge.


Kids Food Festival Kidspace Children’s Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91103

August 17, 2019

10am – 3pm


The Kids Food Festival is happening this weekend to celebrate and educate families about making balanced food choices and to help create wholesome lifelong eating habits for both kids and parents. Fun activities include live performances, food sampling, cooking classes, scavenger hunt, and more. You can purchase tickets on line.


Jurassic Park in Concert Hollywood Bowl 2301 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

August 16, 2019 – August 17, 2019


Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, the action-packed adventure of Jurassic Park pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Tickets are available online.


Eat See Hear Outdoor Movie: Mrs. Doubtfire La Cienega Park 325 S. La Cienega Blvd.,

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

August 17, 2019

5:30pm


See the family-friendly film Mrs. Doubtfire (PG-13) on a big screen as part of the Eat See Hear Series. Doors open at 5:30 pm, music performances begin at 7:00 pm, and the movie starts at 8:30 pm. Food trucks will be on site as well. Bring blankets. You can purchase tickets online.


Wings Over Camarillo

Camarillo Airport

555 Airport Way

Camarillo, CA 93010

Aug 17, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019

9am - 5pm


The annual air show at Camarillo Airport features flight demos with aerobatic routines by nearly 90 aircraft including vintage planes, experimental crafts, and WWII fighters. You will have opportunity to seat in the planes and talk to the pilots and crews. There will also be aerobatic performances from 12pm-4pm each day. There will be a variety of food and street vendors on site.

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Garden Concerts for Kids

Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Aug 18, 2019

4:00pm to 5:30pm


Garden Concerts for Kids is a free outdoor music series for kids and their families in the Getty Center's Central Garden featuring some of the best children's musical artists from across the nation. Bring a picnic blanket, and enjoy a day with your family at Getty Center.



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Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend