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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, July 12-14

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 Orange County Fair, Family Art Day, 39th Annual Lotus Festival, Story Pirates at Skirball, and more!

88 Fair Dr.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

July 12, 2019 – August 11, 2019

The Orange County Fair start this Friday and continues through Sunday, August 11th. You can enjoy live musical entertainment, shopping, exhibits, animals, rides, food, and more. Check the website for ticket information. (The Fair is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).

Making Mosaics Brick by Brick

17985 Pacific Coast Highway

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

July 13, 2019

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Participate in a drop-in art program, Making Mosaics Brick by Brick this Saturday at the Getty Villa. Just as Ancient Roman artists worked together to create incredible mosaic floors from pieces of marble and glass, families will create in much the same way using the familiar material of colorful plastic bricks. Admission is free but advance entry tickets are required to visit the Getty Villa.

Lucas Museum at Leimert: Family Art Day

Leimert Park Village Plaza

Leimert Blvd. and 43rd Place

Los Angeles, CA

July 13, 2019

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art invites you to a special family art-making day this Saturday. Children can create their own creature masks, have fun with the photo booth, and more. A Star Wars concept artist and a Walt Disney Animation Studio artist will be on hand to “inspire your creations and to talk about using their imaginations to bring fantastic creatures to life.” This event is free and open to public.

Echo Park Lake

751 Echo Park Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

July 13, 2019 – July 14, 2019

12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The annual Lotus Festival celebrates the people, arts, and cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Families will enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, a food court, kid-friendly activities, and much more. This event is free and open to public.

Griffith Observatory

2800 E. Observatory Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

July 13, 2019 – July 14, 2019

The Griffith Observatory is ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing. On Saturday, families can participate in a free Star Party at 2:00 pm. Then, at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm, screenings of the full-length, Sundance award-wining film Apollo 11 will be shown. Tickets are needed for the film screening and are $20 each.

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

July 13, 2019 – July 14, 2019

The Skirball Cultural Center is hosting two family-friendly special events this weekend. On Saturday, July 13th, at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, you can enjoy a presentation by Hip Hop Fundamentals, which “focuses on the themes of youth empowerment, diversity, creativity, and working together, embodies by hop-hop’s four principles: peace, love, unity, and having fun!”.

On Sunday, July 14th also at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, enjoy a performance by Story Pirates. The 45-minute performance “features a cast of six actors, a pianist, and colorful sets, costumes, and props.” Story Pirates “turn kids’ original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals.” All activities are included in general admission.

2927 South Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064

Now - August 29, 2019

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Take a journey through the enchanted world of Zentopia, a one-of-a-kind visual festival. A magical 3D experience that offers a spectacular interactive immersive art experience with many enchanting Instagram worthy moments. A unique immersive art experience, Zentopia is an inclusive space for the young and young at heart to escape into wonderment. Use code Zen5off to get $5 off your admission. Children 5 and under are free.

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum 5801 Wilshire Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Now - August 30, 2019

5 pm - 8 pm

Explore the Tar Pits every Friday through August 30th, and take advantage of free museum admission, as well as the chance to observe scientists at work in the Fossil Lab. Don’t forget to experience the free limited time architectural experience, Serpentine Pavilion on site. The 866-square-foot pavilion is in the park adjacent to the Tar Pits, and is open till 9pm on Fridays.

California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90037

All Summer

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Let curiosity be your guide and discover life from a dog’s point of view in Dogs! A Science Tail. Experience the extraordinary way a dog sees, hears, and smells the world through fun and unique hands-on exhibits in this 9,000 sq. ft. exhibition for humans. You will never look at dogs the same way again!

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

The Wiltern

3790 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

2:00 pm

Head to The Wiltern this Sunday for a screening of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. Doors open at 2:00 pm, and before the movie, kids are in for many treats! Enjoy themed photo opportunities, face painting, coloring stations, and lots more. Ticket information is available online. Children under 3 are free. All seats are first-come, first-served.



Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend


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