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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, July 26-28

Updated: Jul 30, 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 Family Sand Castle Family Day, Samskara, Kids Week Activities, Orange County Fair, Outdoor Movie: Home Alone, Dragon Boat Festival, and much more!

Mercy Watson To The Rescue

Morgan-Wixson Theatre

2627 Pico Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90405

July 26th – July 28th


Based on Kate DiCamillo’s book series, Mercy Watson To The Rescue is a rollicking romp of a play by Victoria Stewart. The story follows a beloved young pig named Mercy who lives with Mr. and Mrs. Watson in a comfortable family home. Mercy finds adventure and excitement at every turn in her simple suburban neighborhood when all she wants is some hot buttered toast!


The Morgan-Wixson Theatre's Youth Education Series (Y.E.S.) brings children's books and stories to life onstage, introducing kids to the wonder of live theater and encouraging literacy. Read the book, see the show! Recommended for preschool ages and up.


Into the Woods

Hollywood Bowl

2301 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

July 26th – July 28th

Various Times


Enjoy a performance of Into the Woods at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend. You get to be a part of an enchanted world of magic beans, towering giants, and handsome princes. Tickets are available online.

Samskara

Think Floyd “Beyond the Wall

Wisdome Immersive Art Park 1147 Palmetto St

Los Angeles, CA 90013 July 26th - July 27th

11am - 12am


The highly anticipated Think Floyd “Beyond the Wall” experience is this weekend which includes mind blowing visuals, customized 360 projections, and a futuristic exploration of the music of Pink Floyd!


Kids Week Activities

Vroman’s Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91101

July 26th


Vroman’s Bookstore is hosting special Kids Activities this Friday. All activities are free, but RSVP in advance to make sure there are enough supplies and materials available for everyone. Check the website for a schedule of events.


Final Fridays Food Truck Festival

Rose Bowl Stadium

1001 Rose Bowl Dr.,

Pasadena, CA 91103


Enjoy Final Fridays Food Truck Festival at the Rose Bowl on Friday, July 26th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. In addition to the food trucks, enjoy outdoor games, photo opportunities, tours of the Rose Bowl, and more. Admission and parking are free. Register online.

Orange County Fair

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).


Late Night Fridays at the Tar Pits

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.


Family Sandcastle Building Day

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

3720 Stephen M. White Dr.

San Pedro, CA 90731

July 27th

10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Join Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on Saturday for Family Sandcastle Building Day. Bring your favorite sandcastle building tools and your creativity to this free event. The sand on the beach will already be thoroughly wet down and ready for creative builders!

Outdoor Movie: Home Alone

Eat See Hear

Centennial Square in front of Pasadena City Hall

Pasadena, CA

July 27th


The popular family film “Home Alone” will be on big screen this Saturday as part of the Eat See Hear Outdoor Movie series. Doors open at 5:30 pm, music begins at 7:00 pm, and the film starts at 8:30 pm. Food trucks will be on site as well. Be sure to bring pillows, cushions, blankets, and low chairs. Tickets are available online. The film is rated PG.


Summer Open House

Bergamot Station

2525 Michigan Ave.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

July 27th

11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Bergamot Station is hosting its Summer Open House this Saturday. Enjoy gallery exhibitions, live music, food trucks, and more at this free family-friendly event.


Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

Marine Stadium

5255 E. Paoli Way

Long Beach, CA 90803

July 27th – July 28th


The Annual Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival is this weekend. Enjoy watching one of the largest dragon boat competitions in California. There will be traditional art demonstrations, music, martial arts demonstrations, traditional dance, food, and more.

Dogs! A Science Tail!

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!

Kidz Con

Magic Box@The Reef

1933 S. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90007

July 27th – July 28t

5:00 pm


Kidz Con features children’s fashion brands, sweet delights, and captivating activities. There will be games, arts and crafts, circus acts, lots of photo opportunities, face painting, and much more. This year’s theme is “Circus” so kids are encouraged to come dressed in their craziest outfits. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Tickets are available online.


Barnsdall Arts Sundays

JAC Studio 1

Barnsdall Art Park

4800 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

July 28th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Participate in Barnsdall Arts this Sundays for family-friendly art workshop focusing on a global culture. Different media are explored each week. This week, families will create Turtle Raft Paintings, celebrating the country of Tonga. All materials are provided.

Ethiopia Day at Levitt LA

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

Northwest Corner of Macarthur Park

Los Angeles, CA 90057

July 28th

3:00 pm


Ethiopia Day is a free festival featuring musical performances, arts and crafts, food vendors, fun, and more. Admission is free, but you should RSVP online.


826LA@Hammer: Who’s Got the Art?

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90024

July 28th

11:00 – 12:00 pm


The Hammer Museum is hosting two special events on Sunday. Children 5 and older can participate in Outdoor Art Moves, Summer 2019 led by choreographer/movement director Zoe Rappaport. Families will discover relationships between nature, art, and the creative process during these special movement activities. Free popsicles will be available after the program. Children ages 8-14 will help inspect the galleries, collect clues, and crack the case of a legendary mystery heist. The workshop is designed for up to 20 students, so reservations are encouraged.



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Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend