Open up your costume closet for Venice Mardi Gras. Photo by CJ Gronner/Blogtown
Open up your costume closet for Venice Mardi Gras. Photo by CJ Gronner/Blogtown

Free in February: 24 Things To Do that Don't Cost a Thing

In a month full of eclectic holidays, it isn't hard to find free activities for the whole family. From Chinese New Year to Black History Month, President’s Day to Groundhog Day, Valentine's to Mardi Gras, LA is hopping in February, and joining in can be totally free. Kick off the celebrations with the 24 free admission events below.


Hill Street
Start: Hill and Ord Streets; End: Broadway and Cesar Chavez
Los Angeles, CA

Alhambra Street Festival
Valley Blvd.
Alhambra, CA 91801

The Chinese Language School of Southern California
3951 Grand View Blvd Grand View Boulevard Elementary School
Los Angeles, CA 90066

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument
125 Paseo de la Plaza Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

UCLA Planetarium
405 Hilgard Room MS 8224
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

STAR Eco Station
10101 Jefferson Blvd
Culver City , CA 90232

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

San Gabriel Mission District
320 S Mission Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Westside JCC
5870 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Big Sunday
6111 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Union Station
800 N. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Jackie Robinson Center and Park
1020 North Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA

Venice Beach
Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90290

Shoreline Village
Shoreline Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Los Angeles Ballet
11755 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Varying Locations, such as Bronson Cave Trail
2950 Canyon Drive Griffith Park ·
Los Angeles, CA

Amoeba Music
6400 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90018

Your Local IHOP Restaurant
3100 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20010

Library Park Memorial Fountain
321 S. Myrtle Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
19152 Placerita Canyon Rd.
Newhall, CA 91321
Earth Hour
Your house - 8:30 PM Pick
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari
Facebook Live - various times Pick
Virtual Tour: Museum of the American Revolution
Museum of the American Revolution - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
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