Photo courtesy of Long Beach Festival of Flight
Photo courtesy of Long Beach Festival of Flight

Free in November: 30 Free Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles

As we shift gears from picking pumpkins to picking Christmas trees, many of us brace for the high cost of the Season of Giving. With all the ways we need to spend this month, it's a relief to know there are still plenty of things to do in Los Angeles in November without ever swiping a credit card. From the Day of the Dead to Santa’s Sled, it's time to kick off winter with a frugal bang.

Places featured in this article:


Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop - Participating Locations

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

El Centro Cultural de Mexico

Felipe de Neve Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Ritchie Valens Recreation Center

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

Colorado Blvd between Eagle Rock Blvd and Townsend

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
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