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.


The Rose Parade
Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91184

American Girl Store at the Grove
189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Weller Court, Little Tokyo
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Burbank Central Library
110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

King Gillette Ranch
26876 Mulholland Hwy Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
Calabasas, CA 91302

Norwalk City Hall Lawn
12700 Norwalk Blvd
Norwalk, CA

Los Angeles Ballet
11755 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Dana Wharf
34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

Olvera Street
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Festival of Arts / Irvine Bowl Park
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Fowler Museum at UCLA
308 Charles E Young Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803

Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Western
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91107

Multiple Venues
various
Los Angeles, CA

Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Santa Monica, CA 90402

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA
Peek-a-Boo Stroll-Thru: A Puppet Marvel!
Bob Baker Marionette Theater - 10:00 AM Pick
Ride of the Ventura Harbor Witches
Ventura Harbor Village - 3:30 PM Pick
Newport Dunes Drive-In Movies
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort - 8:30 PM Pick
LA Zoo Drive-In Movies
LA Zoo - 8:00 PM Pick
Drive-In at Santa Anita Park
Santa Anita Race Track - 8:30 PM Pick
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