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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Oct 11-13

Updated: Oct 16, 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 Nights of the Jack, Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market, Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Family Farms, Street Food Cinema, Depot Day at Travel Town Museum, and much more!


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Fall Festival

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W. 3rd St.,

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Oct 10 – Oct 11, 2019


The Original Farmers Market invites you to its annual Fall Festival this weekend to enjoy a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pie-eating contests, live musical performances, arts and crafts, and more. This is a free event is like a favorite country fair in the heart of the big city!


Nights of the Jack

King Gillette Ranch

26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302

Oct 10th - Nov 3rd

Various Times


Nights Of The Jack is an interactive, family friendly Halloween experience. Vast grounds of intricately hand-carved and illuminated jack o’lanterns will amaze you as you make your way through the half-mile trail around King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. This Halloween wonderland features a live pumpkin carver, gift shop, top LA food trucks, and "The Spookeasy Bar", serving specially crafted Halloween cocktails, and tons of other “Instagrammable” moments for all to enjoy!


22nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms

3370 Sunset Valley Rd.

Moorpark, CA 93021

Now - Oct 31st

9 am - 6 pm


The 22nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Family Farms this weekend includes tractor-drawn wagon ride, corn maze, corn stalk labyrinth, Pig Races, Animal Show, Pumpkin House, Pumpkin playhouse, live music and entertainment, access to Pick-Your-Own fields and Pumpkin Patch, Animal Center including Bee Barn, hay pyramids, Fun Hill, Kid's Corral, Farmer Craig's Chicken Show, Combine Slide, Cotton Harvester Slide and more! Check the website for scheduled events.

Street Food Cinema: Beetlejuice

Will Rogers State Historic Park

1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Oct 12, 2019

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Enjoy an outdoor screening of Beetlejuice this Saturday, October 12th as part of Street Food Cinema. The band performs at 6:30 pm, and at 8:00 the movie begins. All tickets must be purchased in advance online. (The movie is rated PG.)


Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour

Chinatown’s LA Plaza Village

555 N Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Now - Oct 20

Various Times


This fully immersive, multi-sensory, walk-through experience will take you around the globe with Hello Kitty and her friends. Explore the 10,000 square foot pop-up as you transport into Hello Kitty’s super cute world and embark on a journey to London, Paris, New York, Honolulu and Tokyo!


Exhibit : The Lion Guard

Discovery Cube LA

11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Now - Jan 5th

Various times


Experience an adventure through the Pride Lands where kids and families will be inspired to protect the Circle of Life. Children will have the opportunity to train in the Lion Guard’s secret lair, explore the power of teamwork by utilizing each of the Lion Guard’s unique traits to go on special missions, and discover and learn about the African savanna and the animals that live there.

Fall Festival

South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd.

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

Oct 12 – Oct 13, 2019

11 am – 5 pm


The South Coast Botanic Garden’s Fall Festival is happening this weekend. Celebrate all-things fall at the first ever Fall Festival in the Garden. Enjoy games and activities, fall wares, food, art pieces from the Garden’s new exhibit “Hide and Seek: Art Meets Nature,” and more. (Adults $9; children ages 5-12 are $4; and children 4 and under are free.)

Aquarium Kids Fun Run

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way,

Long Beach, CA 90802

Oct 12, 2019

9 am – 12 pm


Children ages 5-12 are invited to participate in the Aquarium Kids Fun Run at the Aquarium Of Pacific happening this Saturday. Participants will receive a commemorative marine animal medal, a finisher certificate, and free Aquarium admission. Register online.


Depot Day at Travel Town Museum

Griffith Park

5200 Zoo Dr.,

Los Angeles, CA

Oct 13, 2019

10 am – 3 pm


Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad at Travel Town Museum’s Depot Day this Sunday. Enjoy live music, tours and talks, vintage equipment and vehicles on display, food and train rides available for purchase, demonstrations, and more.

A Sukkot Celebration

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Oct 13, 2019

11 am – 4 pm


The Skirball’s annual Harvest Festival is a celebration of the fall harvest season as well as the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The festival features musical and dance performances, interactive activities, and much more.


Universal Studio Halloween

100 Universal City Plaza

Universal City, CA 91608

Now - Nov 3rd


Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights starts early this year, and features the best special effects to bring pop cultures most famous movies and shows to life. Mazes include Stranger Things, Walking Dead and the new Ghostbusters experience. (Not recommended for kids under 13)


Knott's Spooky Farm

8039 Beach Blvd.

Buena Park, CA

Now - Oct 31

Various Times


Starting this weekend, you can enjoy the spooktacular Halloween season at Knott’s Spooky Farm, a family-friendly Halloween celebration geared for kids ages 3-11. Little ghouls can trick-or-treat through Ghost Town to collect sweet Halloween treats. Camp Snoopy Theater plays host to the “Monsters are Coming” show where children are encouraged to participate in the daily costume contest and much more.


The Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round will be hosting a Roaring Twenties Speakeasy Party with a Vintage Cirque Sideshow. There will be a talented cast of eccentric performers along with other DJ entertainment and live music by Holy Crow Jazz Band. Other highlights include merry-go-round rides, strolling performers, cirque games, dance exhibitions, and more.



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