35 Awesome Free Activities and Things To Do in Los Angeles with Kids in April

Don't miss Free First Fridays at Kidspace Museum in Pasadena. Photo courtesy of the museum
Don't miss Free First Fridays at Kidspace Museum in Pasadena. Photo courtesy of the museum

Right now, my grocery bill is a sight to behold and it costs a pretty penny to gas up my SUV. The good news is, there are tons of fun, free activities and things to do with kids in Los Angeles in April. In addition to the kid-friendly free museums that are always available to explore, there are a bunch of free Easter egg hunts at parks and beaches all over town, plus loads more free activities, events, family days, and Earth Day celebrations. Read on to learn 35 ways you can create family memories this month without spending a dime!

Discover all the free activities and events near you in our Free Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles Guide, which includes a roundup of all the Free Museum Days in Los Angeles plus a list of 60+ Birthday Freebies for Kids.

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Places featured in this article:


Kidspace Children's Museum

Downtown Garden Grove - Multiple Zones

Columbia Memorial Space Center

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Glendora City Hall, Public Library and Plaza

Tarzana Recreation Center

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
Knott’s Peanuts Celebration
Knott's Berry Farm - various times
Lunar New Year at Disneyland
Disney California Adventure Park - various times
Exhibition: Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898 - 1971
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures - various times
Stranger Things: The Experience
Montebello - various times
Neighborhood Guides
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