Celebrate the gray whale. Photo courtesy of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Celebrate the gray whale. Photo courtesy of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Free in January: 21 Free Things To Do with Kids In Los Angeles

The holidays are over, but just because the decorations are getting packed up doesn't mean the fun has to stop. There are plenty of fabulous free things to do this January, when all those Christmas & Hanukkah gifts start to lose their luster. From dance parties to underwater celebrations, if you're looking to keep busy without spending another cent, we've got you covered. So grab the winter coat and give your credit cards a rest while everyone enjoys these free January events.

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American Girl Store at the Grove

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
upcoming events
(Tue Sep 17, 2019 - Tue Jun 15, 2021) Free Day at the Arboretum

Annenberg Community Beach House
Paleo Playdates
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - 10:00 AM Pick
Cayton Creators Community Program
Cayton Children's Museum - 10:00 AM
Sugar Rush
- 12:00 PM
Open: Arboretum
LA Arboretum - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides