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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, June 28-30

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 Library at the Beach, Zentopia, Friday Night Music at The Original Farmer's Market, WLA Sanitation Open House, Drive-in Movie, and more!

Photo Courtesy: Santa Monica Public Library

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Highway

Santa Monica, CA 90402

June 28, 2019

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

It's time for bookish fun in the sun with Santa Monica Public Library at the Beach! Join the public library 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 Surfside Lounge. (Free)

6333 W 3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Jun 28, 2019

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Make the most of LA’s warm summer nights by enjoying live music every week at the Farmers Market. Open and free to the public, the West Patio will come alive every Friday night to feature a range of musical genres from jazz to salsa, rock & roll to reggae and much more.

Third Street Promenade

1254 3rd Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA 90401

June 27, 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.

West LA District Yard

2027 Stoner Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

June 29, 2019

9:00 am – 1:30 pm

This is one of the most anticipated events for families with little kids! This free event features garbage trucks and equipment demonstrations in addition to facility tours, information booths, recycling games, and refreshments. All children receive a special hat at registration and have the opportunity to operate the controls on the trucks. Parents go home with free shade trees and vegetable plants. There is no charge for admission and all ages are welcome. Free food, beverages, and giveaways are available while supplies last. Register online. (Free)

Drive-In Movie

Central Library

630 W. 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071

June 29, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Take the kids the Central Library this Saturday to create your own car, then watch award winning short films. This program is intended for children ages 3 to 8. (Free)

Hollywood Bowl

2301 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

June 29, 2019

8:00 pm

See Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert presented in HD on a giant screens, with the original score performed live by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Tickets are available online.

Venice Blvd., 7th Ave., and Washington Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

June 30, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

CicLavia will be closing the streets in Angelus Vista, Arlington Heights, Harvard Heights, Mid City, and Pico Union to cars, and opening them up for people of all ages and abilities to ride, walk, stroll, roll, run, and smile! CicLAvia is not a race! There's no starting point or finish line—begin where you like and enjoy the day your way. (Free)

Fowler Museum at UCLA

308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

June 30, 2019

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join families of all skill levels as Alex Reed leads participants in a 45-minute imaginative yoga session featuring mindful play, breathing exercises, and relaxing stretches. Little yogis (ages 4+) are invited to pack their bags and join Alex on a whimsical journey around the world during this new monthly yoga series. After yoga, learn about art around the world by traveling through our permanent exhibition Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives with your very own passport in a self-guided gallery adventure! Yoga mats will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! Space is limited.

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.

KAOS Network

4343 Leimert Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90008

June 29, 2019

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Leimert Park Day of the Ancestor Festival of the Mask began 8 years ago with the aim to create a multigenerational event where people could come together to honor ancestors, share information and culture from West Africa and the Diaspora. The Festival features Blessing and then a Procession featuring Drumming, Dance, Masks, and Giant Puppets followed by Performances of Drumming, Dance, Mask Dance, Queen Mothers, and local cultural performance groups. (Free)

Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Boulevard Corsair Field

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Jun 29, 2019

5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Can’t wait for 4th of July? Bring your family and friends to SMC for a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence this weekend. Come early, picnic on the lawn, enjoy continuous entertainment and special exhibits (with plenty of refreshments available for purchase), and cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks salute to America. The event also features The Chris Mulkey Band, and SMC Cheer Squad​. (Free)

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!


Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend


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