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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Oct 25-27

Updated: Oct 25, 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, The Adventure of Peter Rabbit, Halloween Carnivals, Trick-or-treat in Little Tokyo, Fishy Fest, and much more!


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Halloween Carnival

Malibu Bluffs Park

24250 Pacific Coast Hwy

Malibu, CA 90265

Oct 25th

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm


The Halloween Carnival at Malibu Bluffs Park is a free event designed for children ages 2-10. The fun includes carnival rides, bounce houses, art activities, games, face painting, food trucks, and more. Trunk-or-treating will happen between 3:00 pm and 4:30 pm with a giveaway. (Free but some activities require tickets)


3rd Annual Contest and DJ Dance Party

Redondo Beach Pier

500 Fisherman’s Wharf

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Oct 25th

5pm – 8 pm


This Friday is the 3rd annual contest and DJ Dance party at Redondo Beach, This free event features free boat rides, DJ Selfie Wall, Sponsor Giveaways, music, trick-or-treating on the Boardwalk and Pier, and more.


Trick-or-Treat in Little Tokyo

Japanese Village Plaza

335 E. 2nd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Oct 26th

5 pm – 8 pm


Head to Little Tokyo this Saturday for some fun trick-or-treating! Small business owners will be passing out treats. In addition, there will be many kid-friendly activities available on 2nd Street. Check the website for details.


Jack and The Giant

Assistance League Theatre 1367 North St. Andrews Place Los Angeles, CA 90028

Oct 27th at 2 pm


With singing, dancing and fantastical characters, "Jack and the Giant" is another gorgeous production of Nine O'Clock Players full of fun and excitement for audiences of all ages! Tickets are only $15 per person and you can purchase them online.

Spooky Science

Monster Academy Presents the Great Haunt

Discovery Cube Los Angeles

11800 Foothill Blvd

Sylmar, CA 91342

Now - Nov 3rd

10 am – 5 pm


Creep around Discovery Cube Los Angeles, find clues, and solve riddles with your favorite friendly monsters as Spooky Science Presents: The Great Haunt featuring the Monster Academy. Discovery Cube’s Spooky Science resident monsters are teaming up to lead you on the Great Haunt – a special tour through Discovery Cube’s exhibits. The Monster Academy map of the Cube will guide you through a set of riddles and lead you to where each clue is located. If you solve the mystery, you will get your own special treat!


Nights of the Jack

King Gillette Ranch

26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302

Now - 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!

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit

Theatre West

3333 Cahuenga Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

Now - Apr 4th 2020

1 pm


Storybook Theatre's version of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale is hopping into Theatre West this Fall. As always at Storybook, there will be plenty of audience participation and singing and dancing. You can even expect audience members to join in a special version of “The Bunny Hop.” This funny version is specifically created to appeal to children and the whole family.


Day of the Dead Celebration

Old Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

Oct 25th – Oct 26th

6pm – 9 pm


Old Pasadena is celebrating the Day of the Dead this weekend featuring a Salsa dance party, community altars, Calavera face painting, craft activities, and much more. Check the website for the list of activities.


Marina Spooktacular

Burton Chace Park

13650 Mindanao Way,

Marina del Rey, CA

Oct 26th – Oct 27th


Marina Spooktacular features activities for all ages and scare levels! Step onboard Haunted Pirate Ships, explore through a graveyard treasure hunt, find your way through the kids giant grid maze, decorate pumpkins, enjoy live entertainment, and much more. This event is free but RSVP is requested.


Scarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

Oct 26th – Oct 27th

9 am – 5 pm


This weekend, the Aquarium of the Pacific becomes the Scarium of the Pacific. Get into the Halloween spirit with a children’s costume contest, arts and crafts, storytelling, face painting, and magic shows. There will be underwater pumpkin carving and a chance to learn about “eerie animals” in the Great Hall. Activities are included in the price of general Aquarium admission.


Boo-nion Station

Union Station – South Patio

800 N. Alameda St.,

Los Angeles, CA

Oct 27th

12 pm – 6 pm


Union Station transforms into “Boo-nion Station” this weekend for a family-friendly event that features a mystical Halloween Village and delightfully devilish activities for kids. Enjoy crafts, face painting, performances, puppet shows, tarantula tattoos, and more. Stroll through the Treats-on-Track Trail, to pick up some yummy treats! There will also be a costume contest, a “Monster Mash Dance Party,” food trucks, and more. Check the website for details.


Fishy Fest

Heal the Bay Aquarium

1600 Ocean Front Walk,

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Oct 26th – Oct 27th

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Heal the Bay Aquarium hosts Fishy Fest this weekend to celebrate Halloween and Día de los Muertos. Create holiday crafts and masks, enjoy face painting and spooky stories, explore the marine animal artifact graveyard, experience a glow-in-the-dark deep-sea experience, and more. A costume parade and trick-or-treating will be held during Sunday’s event. Check the website for a schedule of activities.


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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