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Fun Things To Do With Kids in Los Angeles This Weekend, Feb 7-9

Updated: Feb 12


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 with kids in Los Angeles this weekend includes LA Art Show, Superhero Day at LA Zoo, African American Art Festival, Earth Explorers at Discovery Cube, Mr. V's Big Top Dream at Circus Vargas, and many more!


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LA Art Show

Los Angeles Convention Center 

1201 S Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Feb 6th - Feb 9th


The LA Art Show is featuring over 120 galleries from more than 20 countries exhibiting painting, sculpture, works on paper, installation, photography, fashion, design, video and performance. The fair offers an extraordinary array of works and experiences in specialized sections.


Mr. V's Big Top Dream

Circus Vargas

777 N. Front St. Burbank, CA 91502

Feb 6th - Feb 9th

Various Times


Circus Vargas' New 2020 production ” Mr. V’s Big Top Dream" brings back acrobats, daredevils and flying trapeze! Run away with the circus for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure! A magnificent, mega-hit production guaranteed to thrill and enchant children of all ages.


DC Presents: Reading with Zoo-per Heroes at the L.A. Zoo

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens 5333 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Feb 8, 2020

10:30 am – 4:30 pm

LA Zoo is partnering with DC for a superhero day of learning and fun. This special one-day event features talks with the authors and artists behind DC’s middle grade graphic novels The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid, Dear Justice League, Diana: Princess of the Amazons, DC Super Hero Girls, and Super Sons, plus draw-alongs with book illustrators, crafts, and meet and greets with a Batman costumed character! All event activities are included with paid admission.

African American Art Festival

STAR Eco Station 10101 Jefferson Blvd.

Culver City, CA 90232

Feb 8, 2020

11 am - 4 pm


The Annual African-American Art Festival features live entertainment, children’s art exhibits, African drumming and dancing, games, local vendors, and more. Tours of the STAR Eco Stations are available for a fee (adults $8; children 16 and under $6). 


National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

Discovery Cube Los Angeles 

11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Feb 6th - May 3rd


Let your imagination run wild as you embark on an epic adventure! Step into the shoes of a National Geographic explorer as you take a journey to the wildest places on earth. In this highly interactive exhibition, you can discover the amazing animals and plants thriving in the most extreme environments.

Rare Books L.A.

Pasadena Masonic Temple 

200 S Euclid Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

Feb 8th

8:00am - 4:00pm


Shop and browse centuries’ worth of rare volumes during this book fair featuring specialists in ephemera, antiquarian books, fine prints, photography and more from throughout the United States. ($10/person)

Emperor's New Clothes

Morgan-Wixson Theatre

2627 Pico Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Feb 6th - Feb 16th


The Emperor challenges the boy that asks for his daughter’s hand in marriage to beat him in some of his favorite games, including a live action game of chess! Meantime, the royal fashion designer is afraid of losing her job to two crafty tailors who catch the Emperor and his court in their web of false beliefs. ($12-$15)

San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival

San Gabriel Mission District 320 S. Mission Dr.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

Feb 8th

11 am - 8 pm


The San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival combines tradition with modern celebrations. Families will enjoy a street food fair, marketplace, carnival games, a chalk art contest, live performances, and a special kids zone.

Monster Jam + Pit Party

Angel Stadium of Anaheim

2000 Gene Autry Way Anaheim, CA 92803

Feb 8th


See the massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers and crews, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities. Enjoy an exclusive extra hour with the Pit Party Early Access Pass. Get in an hour earlier and beat the crowds so you have more time to see the trucks, meet the drivers and get autographs. Show time is at 6:30 but gates open at 5. Get there at 2:30 for the Pit Party.


Lunar New Year at Disneyland

Disney California Adventure Park 1313 Disneyland Dr.

Anaheim, CA

Feb 6th - Feb 9th


Lunar New Year celebration starts this weekend at Disney California Adventure Park. Learn about Asian cultures, enjoy special appearances by popular Disney characters, marvel at Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession, enjoy Asian cuisine with a Disney twist, enjoy lots of live entertainment, and more.


Smorgasburg LA

ROW DTLA 

777 S Alameda St.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

Feb 9th


Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America attracting more than 20,000 people each weekend to eat from a hundred local vendors. There is plenty of free (for two hours) parking in the nearby parking garage.

Pop-up Studio: Old Stuff for a New Painting

Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Feb 9th

11 am - 1 pm


Use paint and other traditional materials to create a collaborative, technology-inspired mural with artist Isabel Beavers. This lively drop-in workshop is inspired by the exhibition Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit. This workshop is designed for children ages 5 and older. (Free) 





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