Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Aug 23-25

Updated: Sep 2, 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 Free National Park Day, Fiesta La Ballona, Brick Fest Live, Summer Concert Series, Cardboard Yacht Regatta, and more!

Fiesta La Ballona

Veterans Park

4117 Overland Ave.

Culver City, CA 90230

Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019


This spectacular summer festival features live performances, carnival rides and games, food trucks and a food court, and a vendor village showcasing local groups and artisan wares. New this year are “Plunge Into Fiesta”, Silent Disco at the Entertainment Tent, and Imagine: Zero Waste World’s sustainability activities. (Free)


Brick Fest Live

Pasadena Convention Center

300 E Green St

Pasadena, CA 91101

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm


Among the many brick-building highlights are: The Glow Gallery: A "dark, mysterious world" of intricate and elaborate LEGO creations; Brick Fest Speedway: Build and race custom built LEGO derby cars down one of the 35-foot long tracks; Inspiration Stations: Add to existing LEGO builds ; Collaborative Building Activities: Contribute to a Guinness World-Record sized mystery floor mosaic. You can also visit the Video Game Arena, play LEGO Mini Golf and LEGO trivia, and make a LEGO mosaic tile.

Skate Rattle and Roll Retro Roller Rink

Union Station

800 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

12:00 pm


This weekend only, you can “lace up” and step back in time for the ultimate roller-skating experience as Union Station transforms the Historic Ticket Course into a Retro Roller Rink. The rocking roller disco is the ultimate summer escape and will feature retro DJs spinning both classic dance grooves from the 70s, 80s to today’s top pop hits. Skating phenoms the L.A. Roller Girls will be performing throughout the events and will be on hand to offer tips and tricks to even the most novice skaters.


LevittLA Summer Concert Series in MacArthur Park

Levitt Pavilion - MacArthur Park

Los Angeles, CA 90057

Aug 24, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019

7:00pm


LevittLA brings a series of free summer concerts to MacArthur Park, with shows Thursday through Sunday evenings. Bands vary in style widely. Prior to each show, a Kidzone offers free art activities, games, and more. The Sunday Family Series shows feature cultural celebrations for everyone.


Cardboard Yacht Regatta

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Highway

Santa Monica, CA 90402

Aug 24, 2019

6:30pm - 9:30pm


The Annenberg Community Beach House hosts its annual Cardboard Yacht Regatta this Saturday. Teams of two construct yachts from cardboard and duct tape, vying for awards in a variety of categories before racing across the vintage pool.


Mar Vista Kids & Craftz Festival

Mar Vista Branch Library

12006 Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Aug 24, 2019

10 am – 2 pm


This special event will provide families with back to school fun and celebrate the history of Mar Vista with lots of awesome activities. Enjoy poetry, a mobile graffiti yard, arts and crafts, story time, and much more.



Los Angeles' Birthday Celebration

Olvera Street

Aug 24, 2019

6 am - 1 pm


Gather on Olvera Street to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles. Birthday cake, historic re-enactments, artisan demonstrations, exhibits, and live music are all planned. Guests can bike or walk to El Pueblo from Mission San Gabriel following the historic route of our first settlers. A classic collection of vintage automobiles is on display at the Monument as part of the birthday celebration as well. (Free)


Free Entrance Day

All National Park locations

Aug 25, 2019


This Sunday is National Park Service’s 103rd Birthday and you are invited to celebrate with free entrance to national parks on this day. Some parks will be hosting special birthday events. Check the website for more information.


All-Out ‘80s Anniversary Event

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W. 3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Aug 25, 2019

2 pm – 7 pm


Celebrate the Farmer’s Market 85th Anniversary with its All-Out ‘80s Anniversary Event happening on Sunday from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The ultimate 80s extravaganza includes Karaoke, a photo booth with 80s props, arts and crafts, music, and lots of fun!


Jazz on the Lawn

Gandara Park

1819 Stewart St.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Aug 25, 2019

5pm – 7pm


Enjoy Jazz on the Lawn this Sunday with your family. Pack a picnic and take advantage of one of the food trucks that will be on-site, and relax on the grass. The fun also includes free dance lessons as well as family-friendly pre-concert activities. (Free)



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Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend