25 Things To Do with Kids in Culver City

A bucket list for Culver City families - things to do with West LA kids

By now you've probably already checked a few items off our LA bucket list of 100+ things to do with Angeleno kids before they become Angeleno adults. But some days Mom can't face the 405; sometimes we just need ideas to fill an hour or two without leaving the 'hood. We get it. That's the inspiration for our series of neighborhood fun lists; whether you're an expert on your neighborhood who somehow missed one of these, a new mom, or parents scoping the area to see if it's worthy of your fun-loving family, we've got some ideas for you when you've got kid time to kill around Culver City.

  1. Ride the Ballona Creek bike path
  2. See an Actors' Gang family show in Media Park
  3. Go for a swim at the Culver City Plunge
  4. Visit the exotic rescue animals at the STAR Eco Station
  5. Try a free intro fencing class at Beverly Hills Fencers' Club (in Culver City!)
  6. Have Little Saplings set your kids up to tend a kid-friendly veggie garden
  7. Wander the Tuesday afternoon Farmers' Market
  8. Boogie to the free summer concerts at City Hall
  9. Hike up to the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook
  10. Check out the model trains and play with the Thomas set at Allied Trains
  11. See a show at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
  12. Skate, go to a hockey game, or watch a competition at Culver Ice Arena
  13. Enjoy a Culver City Public Theatre show in the park
  14. Run through the lion fountain next to the Culver Hotel
  15. Drop in on a family program at Westfield Culver City
  16. Join in a storytime or book club at the Culver City Library
  17. Attend a Culver City Symphony Orchestra concert
  18. Escape heat or rain running and playing at Under the Sea
  19. Create art projects out of funky recycled stuff at reDiscover's Saturday open hours
  20. Take a tour of Sony Pictures' historic film studio
  21. Make stuff at Lakeshore's free Saturday craft sessions
  22. Try a free archery class from Los Angeles Archery
  23. Indulge in some fabulous French pastries at La Dijonaise
  24. Explore the puzzling Museum of Jurassic Technology
  25. Bake cookies, bring them to your local fire station, and get a tour of the station and engines