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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, June 21-23

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 Father's Day weekend includes Summer Splash at Pershing Square, Tacotopia, Odd Nights at The Autry, 9th Annual Marina Del Rey Boat Show, Zentopia, and more!

Summer Splash

Pershing Square

532 S. Olive St.

Los Angeles, CA

June 21, 2019

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join for a free Summer Splash this Friday at Pershing Square for some serious summer fun. This event features water slides, a balloon artist, stilt walker, ice cream (while supplies last), and it is free to public. Be sure to bring a towel, flip flops, and some dry clothes for the kids.

Third Street Promenade

1254 3rd Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 7, 2019 – June 30, 2019

Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experience is fun for all ages, and for all the non-taco lovers out there, if that exists, there are plenty of swoon worthy photo opportunities throughout the exhibit that aren’t tacocentric. The space features more than twenty-five unique environments with larger-than-life installations ranging from the Goddess of Tacos to an oversized bowl of Guac in the Guac is Extra installation.

The Autry Museum

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

June 21, 2019

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

You are invited to Odd Nights at The Autry this Friday for a fun event featuring live music, gourmet food trucks, special kids area, and a variety of SoCal Vendors. Plus access to select Autry galleries 'til 9pm. Admission is $5 at the door; kids 12 and under are free. You can also buy tickets online.

Natural History Museum

900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

June 22, 2019

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Learn what NHM paleontologists uncovered during recent exciting excavations through the newest temporary exhibit, Antarctic Dinosaurs, run into dinosaurs at the Encounters show, and talk with museum educators about the extensive fossil collections. Use code FAMILYDAY online or at the door to receive $2 off adult general admission.

Columbia Memorial Space Center

12400 Columbia Way

Downey, CA 90242

June 22, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Columbia Memorial Space Center is hosting their 5th Annual Summer Learning Day this Saturday. Enjoy entertainment and activities, free learning resources, information about summer programs, photo opportunities with PBS KIDS characters, and access to the Columbia Memorial Space Museum. This event is free and open to public.

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!

Burton Chace Park

13650 Mindanao Way

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

June 22, 2019

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

June 23, 2019

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy harbor tours, tall ships, food, music, kids’ activities, water bus, water tours, live music, and much more at this special event. On Sunday, enjoy Discover Marina del Rey, a free event featuring information booths from various organizations on health, safety, and the environment, and free kayaking lessons, children’s activities, marionette shows, food, water boat show, and more.

Main Street

Santa Monica, CA

June 23, 2019

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Celebrate summer in Santa Monica with an open-street festival that is closing down Main Street. Enjoy live music, more than 100 vendors, special “Kids Korner” featuring a petting zoo and rock climbing wall, and much more. Check the website for a schedule of events.

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. Childern 5 and under are free.


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