Fun Things To Do With Kids in Los Angeles This Weekend, Jan 31- Feb 2

Updated: Feb 7


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 Earth Explorers at Discovery Cube, Painting Event at American Girl, Home Depot Kids Workshop, Mr. V's Big Top Dream at Circus Vargas, and many more!


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National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

Discovery Cube Los Angeles 

11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Jan 30th - 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.

Painting Event at American Girl Place

189 The Grove Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Jan 31st

4:00pm - 6:30pm


Join American Girl Place for an afternoon of painting led by Queen of Arts. Explore your artistic side like Joss Kendrick, the newest Girl of the Year and take home your very own 11 x 14 masterpiece. Finish the fun with a delicious dinner alongside fellow doll lovers in the cafe.

Sensory Friendly Saturday

GRAMMY Museum 800 W. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Feb 1, 2020

11:00 am


The Grammy Museum is hosting a Sensory Friendly Saturday. The Museum is committed to increasing access to our interactive, educational space by providing a sensory-friendly environment designed for patrons of all ages and abilities and their families. (Free)

Emperor's New Clothes

Morgan-Wixson Theatre

2627 Pico Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020

11:00am


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)

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Home Depot - All Locations

Feb 1, 2020

9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Create a loving memory with your child at this Heart String Art Workshop. As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting and more. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. (Free)

Golden Dragon Parade

Hill Street

Los Angeles, CA

Feb 1, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00pm


In celebrating over one hundred years of tradition, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles presents the 121st Annual Golden Dragon Parade. With over thousands and thousands of individuals lining the parade route and thousands viewing the telecast each year, this colorful celebration along North Broadway in Chinatown has become the premiere cultural event in the Southern California Asian-American Community. (Free)

Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory

2800 East Observatory Road

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 pm - 10:00pm


This is a chance for the whole family to look at the Sun, Moon, visible planets and other objects, to try out a variety of telescopes, and to talk to knowledgeable amateur astronomers about the sky and their equipment at Griffith Observatory. (Free)

Hot Wheels Garage

Automobile Driving Museum

610 Lairport Street

El Segundo, CA 90245

Feb 1, 2020

10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join Automobile Driving Museum this Saturday for Hot Wheels Garage! Enjoy life-sized Hot Wheels, Raffle Prizes, Hot Wheels + Endless Tracks, Train rides, Zoom Go-Karts, and more! (Free for kids under 10, children 11-17 $5, adults $15)

Grand Opening of Beleaf Cafe

10250 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles CA 90067

Feb 1, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm


You're invited to celebrate the opening of Beleaf Café this Saturday. Enter for a chance to win an iPad, and the first 50 customers will receive a Beleaf tote, and first 100 customers will receive Beleaf Burger. Plus, enjoy $1 tacos all weekend.  Beleaf Cafe takes an innovative approach to healthy cuisine, offering inspired, fine-casual dining focused on plant-based sources, made fresh daily from organic or local produce.


Lunar New Year at Disneyland

Disney California Adventure Park 1313 Disneyland Dr.

Anaheim, CA

Jan 31 - Feb 9, 2020


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.


Mr. V's Big Top Dream

Circus Vargas

777 N. Front St. Burbank, CA 91502

Jan 30 - Feb 9, 2020

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.

Disney's Frozen The Broadway Musical!

Pantages Theatre

6233 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Jan 30th - Feb 2, 2020


FROZEN will celebrate its North American tour through February 2, 2020. A mysterious secret. A family torn apart. As one sister struggles with being an outsider and harnessing her powers within, the other sets out on a thrilling adventure to bring her family together once again. Both are searching for love, but they’ll learn that to find it they’ll have to look inside themselves first.

African Mask Workshop

American Museum

600 State Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 pm - 4:00pm


Sculptor Beulah Woodard had a lifelong interest in African culture and in 1935 was inspired to produce the sculpture Mask, on view in LA Blacksmith. Make your own small mask in soft copper. Ages 6 and up. (Free)

Groundhog Day at Pretend City 

Pretend City Children’s Museum 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

Feb 2, 2020

11:00 am


Celebrate with Punxsutawney Phil and learn about Groundhog Day at Pretend City! Find out if we have a long winter or an early spring. You will also be learning why Americans celebrate this unique holiday, make your own Punxsutawney Phil puppet using brown paper bags, and explore with shadows and light. (Included in admission of $13.95 per person)

LA Summer Overnight Opportunities Fair

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm


View an array of summer overnight options, talk to camp and program directors, pick up brochures and receive advice and tips. Participating summer overnight programs will include traditional camps, specialty camps, community service programs, language immersion programs, sailing programs, outdoor adventure, teen travel, academic programs — and more! 





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