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Event Date

Event Description




June 6th

Fairytales in the Park:

Peter Pan 2

Live theatrical performance designed to introduce children to live theater at the right price. Bring water, juice, snacks, picnics. Blankets and low-slung chairs are recommended.

11:30 am

Foxfield Park, 31965 Foxfield Dr., Westlake Village (Lakeview Canyon & Lindero Cyn. Rd.)


June 6th

Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival

With proceeds benefiting Heal the Bay, enjoy watching the races, live music and hula dancers. Children ages 8 and older may register for competitions such as an ocean swim, a surfboard race, sprint and distance runs and more. There are also non-competitive activities including limbo and water games.

7:30 am-4:30 pm

Santa Monica Beach next to the Pier

Varies. Some activities for the family are free!

June 6th-7th

Palos Verdes Street Fair and Music Festival

This event features 200 exhibitors that include arts and crafts booths, a dog show, food competitions, a free petting zoo, a carnival, free pony rides and live entertainment on two stages.

Sat.: 10 am-10 pm; Sun.: 10 am-9 pm

Promenade on the Peninsula

550 Deep Valley Dr.,

Palos Verdes

Free admission; there is a fee for the rides and games

June 6th

Bureau of Sanitation Open House

Truck demonstrations and tours, free food and refreshments, games, prizes and tree adoptions

9 am-2:30 pm

South LA District Yard

786 S. Mission Road, Los Angeles


June 7th

Balboa Island Parade: Anchors Aweigh

An island tradition filled with children on bikes, island dogs,

decorated golf carts and floats, drill teams,

marching bands and more. There will be activities for kids after the parade. The bridge closes at 10 am so get there early.

11 am-2 pm

Balboa Island, at the end of Jamboree Blvd., Newport Beach


June 7th

Kids in the Courtyard

Craft a Comb

Explore the beautiful combs on view in The Art of Hair in Africa and then create your own lovely hair adornments.

1-4 pm

Fowler Museum, UCLA, Westwood Blvd. And Sunset Plaza, Los Angeles

Free. There is a fee for parking.

June 13th

Pioneer Jamboree

Experience life as it was for the pioneers in the Conjeo Valley. Gold panning, fossil digging, Chumash games, tours of the museum, music, games, handcrafted wooden toys and butter churning.

10 am-4 pm

Stagecoach Inn and Museum

51 S. Ventu Park Rd., Newbury Park

Adults: $6, Seniors: $5, Children: $4, Children (under 3): Free, Family pack: $20

June 13th

Frozen Sing Along

Sing your favorite songs while watching Frozen. Costumes encouraged! All ages.

3 pm

Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library

501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice


June 13th

Family Day: Patterns Everywhere

Patterns can be found all throughout the museum and even be found outside in the Sculpture Garden. Take a stroll and take note of what you see, then make a pattern collage.

1-3 pm

Norton Simon Museum

4111 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

Included with admission. Adults: $12, Children: Free.

June 14th

Balboa Strawberry Festival

Create a strawberry smoothie while you ride a bike powered by a blender, sample strawberry themed treats, art easels, strawberry planting activities, make your own kites, sand art, rides and more.

10 am-6 pm

Ventura Blvd., from Balboa Blvd. to Amestoy Ave. in Encino

Free admission. Cost for the kids activities.

June 20th

Star Party

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.

2 pm-9:45 pm

Griffith Observatory

2800 East Observatory Rd.,

Los Angeles


June 20th-21st

Los Angeles County Irish Fair & Celtic Music Festival

Traditional Irish music, dance, music, food, an Irish pride parade featuring the 42nd Highland Pipers, sheep herding, carnival rides, games and storytellers.

10 am-7 pm

El Dorado Regional Park

7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach

Adult $20, Seniors and Students $15, Children ages 12 and younger: Free; Parking is $7.50

June 20th-21st

Pasadena Chalk Festival

Watch hundreds of artists spend two days on their hands and knees creating spectacular chalk murals on concrete areas in every style imaginable. Families share the day with each other as children create complimentary Father’s Day cards in KID’S CHALKLAND, and have their faces painted.

10 am-7 pm

Paseo Colorado, Pasadena


June 20th

Evening Cultural Program

Start the summer solstice with Chumash songs and stories with Ted Garcia, Hereditary Chief of the Southern Clan of the Chumash. Bring a flashlight. All ages welcome.

6:30-8 pm

Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center

4121 Potrero Rd., Newbury Park


June 20th-21st

International Mud Celebration

The goal for this worldwide event is to connect children with nature, the outdoors, and the joys of getting messy. Activities include making a mud pie art project, crafting homemade seed bombs, collaborating on a communal mud mural and more.

10 am-5 pm

Kidspace Children’s Museum

480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena

Adults and Children: $11

June 20th-21st

Long Beach Bayou Festival

Kids Stage, crafts for kids, music, crawfish eating contest, clowns, balloons, face painting, reptile show, dance lessons, dancing and food.

Sat.: 11 am-9 pm; Sun.: 11 am-8 pm

Rainbow Lagoon Park, Shoreline Dr., Long Beach

Adults: $30, Children: Free

June 27th-28th

Riviera Village Summer Festival

Over 200 arts and crafts vendors plus live music, amusement park rides and games, food and more.

Sat.: 10 am-7 pm, Sun.: 10 am-6 pm

Riviera Village, Catalina and Ave. 1, Redondo Beach


June 27th

Saving Wildlife International Animal Show

Learn and meet many fascinating wild animals. This exciting animal program is fun and educational!

2 pm

Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

9945 E. Flower St.,



June 27th-28th

Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier

Enjoy hundreds of costumed pirates and three pirate ships. Sword fights, cannon and musket battles, a treasure hunt, adult and children's costume contest, an interactive kid's zone, live and dj entertainment, a pirate encampment and more.

Sat.: 10 am-9 pm

Sun.: 10 am-6 pm

Belmont Pier

15 39th Place, Long Beach

Free admission; Parking can be found in the parking lot between the pier and the Belmont Plaza Pool

and the parking lot east of the pool.

June 28th

Victorian Day at the Park

Bring a picnic, dress up if you wish and enjoy a fun celebration in a pretty setting.  The event features live music and a visit from the Kickapoo Indian Medicine Show.

12-4 pm

Los Encinos State Historic Park

16756 Moorpark St., Encino


June 28th

Midsummer Festival

Celebrate the Swedish culture with the raising of the maypole, dancing, singing, children’s games, giant waterslide and swimming in the pool.

8:30 am- 6 pm

Vasa Park

2854 Triunfo Cyn., Agoura


June 28th

The Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

A day to celebrate the rich traditions of Africa. Participate in art workshops and enjoy life-sized puppets, music, and spoken word performances inspired by annual rites practiced in villages throughout Nigeria.

10 am-8 pm

4343 S. Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles


June 2015 Event Calendar for Families in Los Angeles


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