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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Sept 13-15

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 Mexican Independence Day, Mid Autumn Food Festival, TarFest, American Girl's Free Fall Festival and many more.

Tarfest 2019 La Brea Tar Pits 5801 Wilshire Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Sept 14, 2019

12pm – 7pm

The 17th Annual Tarfest event is happening this weekend. TARFEST celebrates local artists, musicians and culture with DJ performances throughout the day, live painting by local legends, art installations curated from the world-class LA art community, a Lagunitas Biergarten & Cocktail Lounge, as well as the best food trucks in Los Angeles.

Fireworks Finale: Earth, Wind, & Fire Hollywood Bowl 2301 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

All Weekend

One of the most celebrated bands of all time, Earth, Wind, & Fire folds a message of peace, spirituality, and love into incendiary funk, R&B, and soul jams this weekend at Hollywood Bowl. Together with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Thomas Wilkins – plus a sky full of fireworks – Earth, Wind & Fire will make this "September" one to remember.

81st Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Central Plaza 943 N. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Sept 14, 2019

5pm – 9pm

Celebrate the full harvest moon and give thanks for a bountiful harvest. Enjoy live musical performances, traditional Chinese cultural demonstrations, the chance to view the moon through telescopes, Mooncake samples from Chinatown’s bakeries, food, and more.

Street Food Cinema: The Little Mermaid Griffith Park – Crystal Springs Picnic Area 4730 Crystal Springs Dr.,

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Sept 14, 2019


Enjoy an outdoor showing of The Little Mermaid this Saturday in celebration of 30th anniversary of this family-favorite film! Doors open at 5:30 pm, live musical performances start at 6:30 pm, and the movie begins at 8:00 pm. Food trucks will also be on-site. (The film is rated G). Check ticket availability online.


1101 W. McKinley Ave.

Pomona, CA 91768

Sept 5, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019

Various times

Head out to LA County Fair to watch chickens hatch, cheer pig races, ride ponies, pet kangaroos and ostriches, bungee jump, ride elephants, listen to live music, and mingle with hogs, heifers, and hares. More than 70 rides and attractions make the LA Fair the largest carnival collection in North America. Be sure to check the fair's website for special deals on tickets and/or parking before heading out, and for the day's hours.

CineMalibu: Frozen Malibu Bluffs Park 24250 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90265

Sept 14, 2019


The City of Malibu is hosting an outdoor screening of the film Frozen this Saturday for families. The event features pre-movie festivities including a story time with special guests, an art activity, face painting, and more. The movie begins at sunset. Seating is first-come, first-served. Bring blankets, chairs. You can also bring your own food. (The film is rated PG.)

Mexican Independence Day El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument

Los Angeles, CA

Sept 14 – 15, 2019

10am – 8pm

Celebrate Mexican Independence this Sunday at Olvera Street this weekend. Enjoy cultural activities, artisan exhibits, food, live musical performances, historic displays, and more at this free event.

Helms Sunset Cinema: Labyrinth Helms Walk 3270 Helms Ave.,

Los Angeles, CA 90034

Sept 14, 2019

7:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Join on Helms Walk on Helms Avenue, for the annual Sunset Cinema series. This year Helms Walk is kicking it way back to the 1980s, with some film classics the whole family will enjoy. This week is Labyrinth, a suspenseful fantasy where a 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. Run time is 101 Minute and the film is rated PG. Chairs will be provided.

Dinner Theater Specials Pirates Dinner Adventure

7600 Beach Blvd.,

Buena Park, CA 90620

Sept 2019

Time Varies

Set sail for excitement with Pirate’s Dinner Adventure! Raise your glass and cheer as the spirited buccaneers dazzle you with magic, swashbuckling, and sword play at Pirates Dinner Adventure. This September Pirates Dinner Adventure is offering specials with tickets as low as $34 for adults and $29 for kids which includes the show and 3 course meal.

American Girl Store at the Grove

189 The Grove Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Sept 14, 2019

3pm - 5pm

American Girl hosts a free Fall Festival for girls ages 8 and up. Your little girl can play a round of Blaire Bingo, inspired by 2019 Girl of the Year Blaire Wilson. At Guessing Station kids can wager on the weight of a plump pumpkin, or the number of candy corns in a jar. Fall crafting includes making “boo boxes” or decorating felt acorns, and, plus leaving a gratitude leaf on the Grateful Tree. Pumpkin-shaped cookies are offered as a sweet treat (while supplies last). This event is free and open to the public.

COAST Ocean Ave.

Santa Monica, CA

Sept 15, 2019

10am – 4pm

The City of Santa Monica hosts its annual COAST event this Sunday. A two-mile stretch of streets will be closed to cars and open to people of all ages and abilities to bike, skate, scoot, run, walk, and roll. The festivities at this carnival of wheels include art activities, music, and food as well as a pop-up roller rink, a kids’ bicycle rodeo, a public skate park, jump roping fun, and lots more. Check the website for a map of the route.

Pirate Day Kidspace Children’s Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd.,

Pasadena, CA 91103

Sept 15, 2019

11am – 4pm

Enjoy Pirate Day at Kidspace Children’s Museum this Sunday with the whole family. Talk like a pirate, have fun with pirate-themed activities, participate in a special sing-along, and more. All activities are included in general admission.

Spider Pavilion Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Sept 15, 2019

The annual Spider Pavilion returns to the Natural History Museum this Sunday. This seasonal Spider Pavilion (only on view in the fall) is a one-of-a-kind experience! Stroll through the open-air pavilion and marvel at the many different spiders and their intricate webs. Timed tickets are available online.



Fun Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles This weekend


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