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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Oct 4-6


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 Harvest Festival at Underwood Family Farms, Avocado Festival, The Lion Guard, The Great Pacific Airshow and much more!

Nights of the Jack

King Gillette Ranch

26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302

Oct 3rd - 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.

33rd Annual California Avocado Festival

800 Linden Avenue

Carpinteria, CA 93013

Oct 4th - Oct 6th


Visit the 33rd Annual California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria this weekend with over 80 music acts. There will be an Avocado Expo, a food court with loads of creative ‘cado inspired dishes, a kids zone, an arts and crafts venue, lessons in avocado grafting, FFA restored antique tractors, and the Largest Avocado Contest. (FREE)


Abbot Kinney First Fridays

Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Venice, CA 90291

Oct 4th

4 pm - 10:30 pm


Every first Friday of each month, families can enjoy a selection of food trucks on Abbot Kinney. Select shops will remain open late, select restaurants will have special promotions, and be on the lookout for special events in pop-up locations.


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.

L.A. Family Day

The Grove

189 The Grove Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Oct 5th

12 pm – 3 pm


This Saturday is L.A. Family Day at the Grove. This special event features lots of fun and high-energy entertainment and live music for families. Tickets are available online. Proceeds from sales will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for innovative and groundbreaking cancer research. Tickets are limited and start at $50 per person.

Annual Southeast Asia Day

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

Oct 5th

9 am – 5 pm


The Annual Southeast Asia Day will highlight the beauty and diversity of the cultures of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Indonesia. Enjoy live musical and dance performances, cultural craft demonstrations, arts and crafts, and more. Activities are included in general admission. (Get a coupon for $10 off adult admission.)


6th Annual Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk

W-10 Olvera Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012
Oct 5, 2019
10 am - 7 pm

Celebrate the Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk this weekend with over 30 artists from the greater Los Angeles community selling original artwork, jewelry, accessories, clothing, face painting & more. The Muertos Artwalk is a hand-curated show designed to highlight the work of local artists.  Shop small and shop local by supporting these artists, and the merchants on Olvera Street. This family-friendly event is open to all and helps to create awareness about the traditional events hosted each year by the Olvera Street Merchants Association Foundation.

CicLAvia – Heart of L.A.

Westlake to Downtown L.A.

Oct 6th

9 am – 4 pm


This 6-mile route takes families through Westlake, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Boyle Heights, and Downtown L.A. CicLAvia, is a non-car event where streets are only open for cyclists, pedestrians, and runners. It’s not a race, so families can explore the city at their own pace. You can enter and exit anywhere along the route.


Universal Studio Halloween

100 Universal City Plaza

Universal City, CA 91608

Sept 27th - 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.


The Great Pacific Airshow

5901 Engineer Drive

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Oct 4th - Oct 6th

11: 30 am - 5:00 pm

The Great Pacific Airshow provides viewers with an avenue to celebrate patriotism, adventure, and technology through the dozens of airborne performers and their incredible acrobatic feats. Produced by Huntington Beach-based creative + production agency Code Four, The Great Pacific Airshow is a family-friendly, inspiring event that thrills people of all ages.


Tanaka Pumpkin Patch

5380 3/4 University Dr.

Irvine, CA 92612

Now - Oct 27th

9 am - 6 pm


The Tanaka Farms features continuous wagon ride, petting zoo, corn maze, and U-Pick vegetable patch as well as acres of pumpkins and a produce market stand. Admission is $4 per person (Children 2 years and under are free.) The Wagon Ride is $6 for unlimited rides. (Children 2 years and under are free.) The Hello Kitty Entry Package is $20 and includes: Admission, Wagon Ride, Barnyard Educational Exhibit, and a limited Edition Sanrio + Tanaka Farms Hello Kitty Gift.

Nick Jr. Live! Move to the Music

The Dolby Theatre 6801 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028

Oct 5th - Oct 6th

10 am & 2 pm


Dora and her PAW-some co-hosts, Marshall and Rubble team up with their Nick Jr. friends, live on stage together, in a one-of-a-kind adventure sure to excite the whole family. Sing, dance, clap, cheer and move to the music with Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol, Dora The Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blue’s Clues and You, Blaze and the Monster Machines and Top Wing in an unforgettable musical spectacular! Tickets are $23 & up.





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