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Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA This Weekend, Sept 27-29

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 Baja Festival at the Aquarium of Pacific, Old Tyme Fall Festival, Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Family Farms and more!

Baja Festival at Aqurium of Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting its 18th annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival featuring live entertainment, crafts, educational programs, and special activities. This Aquarium weekend festival celebrates the beauty and diversity of Latino cultures through song, dance, art, and cultural displays.

“Boo-uena” Park

6631 Beach Blvd.

Buena Park, Ca 90621

Sept 28, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate Buena Park's mystery & history this weekend at the 3rd annual old Tyme Fall Festival! This event showcases the City's Historical Society with historical tours of the Whitaker-Jaynes Estate, storytelling in the historic Bacon House, arts and crafts for kids, local on-stage entertainment, food trucks, fall-themed vendors, and more.

Underwood Family Farms

3370 Sunset Valley Rd.

Moorpark, CA 93021

Sept 28th - Oct 31st

The 22nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Family Farms starts this Saturday. Weekend Festival admission 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.

Chinatown’s LA Plaza Village

555 N Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Sept 27 - 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!

Discovery Cube LA

11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Sept 28th - 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.

Various Locations

Sept 28th

Experience the national parks this Saturday for Free! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone this Saturday in celebration of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort . It celebrates the connection between people and green space in their community, inspires environmental stewardship, and encourages use of open space for education, recreation, and health benefits.

Glendale Central Park

201 E. Colorado St.

Glendale, CA 91205

Sept 28th

5:30 pm

This Saturday, celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Pixar film “Up” at Glendale’s Grand Central Park as part of Street Food Cinema. Doors open at 5:30 pm, the music performance begins at 6:30 pm, and then at 8:00 the movie begins. (The film is rated PG.) (FREE)

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)

Musco Center for the Arts

Chapman University

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

Sept 28th


All your favorites from Pixar are coming to the Musco Center stage in a way you’ve never seen them before: in concert with a live symphony orchestra! This visually stunning, high-definition, multi-media family show features montages of memorable clips from every one of Pixar’s 14 films including Cars, WALL-E, Ratatouille, A Bug’s Life, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., and Brave accompanied live by an orchestra featuring professional musicians playing side by side with Chapman student musicians.

Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica, CA

Sept 28th

5:30pm - 10:30pm

Be transported to the bustling café’s and hidden corners of 19th-century Paris in Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème. The opera will be transmitted live in high-definition video from nine cameras at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to a large LED screen on the Santa Monica Pier. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and experience the music and romance of La Bohème under the stars. Don't forget to RSVP for a FREE GIFT, attendance tips and updates on activities, food, performances and more. (Not recommended for kids under 10) (FREE)

Los Angeles Central Library

630 West 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Sept 28th

11:00am - 4:00pm

The Los Angeles Libros Festival is a bilingual book festival that celebrates the diversity of LA, and the importance of bilingualism for families and communities in the LA region. Celebrating oral traditions, the festival features stories and music from Latin America—including México, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia—and the United States. (FREE)

Venice Blvd to Main Street

Venice, CA

Sept 29th

10:00am - 6:00pm

The Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice spans world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard, dubbed the coolest block in America by GQ Magazine. The mile-long street’s eclectic boutiques and artisan eateries infuse the festival with local Venice flavor. This highly anticipated summertime tradition is 35 years strong and features free festival admission, 350 Quality Vendors, top food trucks and booths, kids' rides and games,

four music stages, and more. (FREE)

Writing for Plants, A Botany Workshop

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Sept 29, 2019

11:00 am - 1:00pm

Kids can be a resident botanist for a day at Hammer Museum this Sunday! Observe, chart, and write imagined histories of a few bizarre, beautiful, and rare plants. Led by poet, children’s picture-book writer, and magazine editor Michael A. Reyes. These workshops are designed for up to 20 students. Reservations are encouraged. (FREE)

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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