25 Cool Things To Do in LA this Weekend with Kids: First Fireworks, Railway's Last Run
Y'all might not have noticed, but it is now officially and truly summer in these parts, and the events this weekend reflect it. There's a rooftop block party, camping and fishing in local parks, and a music and art fest featuring Las Cafeteras. And those are just a few of our favorite things to do in LA this weekend! We are minutes away from the 4th of July weekend, which—spoiler alert—is going to have fireworks aplenty this year. In fact, some are even taking place early, like this weekend.
And while favorites, like the Hollywood Bowl and the Cabrillo Aquarium, are back, we're also saying goodbye to a beloved local railway. There's still time for one last ride into the sunset, so grab your tickets and climb aboard.
It's time for beaches, summer camps, hot summer blockbusters, blooming lilac fields, and all manner of fun in the sun—just check out our Summer Fun Guide for all the best summer activities in LA. Meanwhile, keep reading for our hottest picks for this weekend in LA...
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Places featured in this article:
Ruben S. Ayala Park
Westfield Fashion Sqaure
El Capitan Theatre
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
Various locations in Thousand Oaks, including:Thousand Oaks Community Park
North Weddington Park
Various OC Parks, such as Craig Park
Santa Monica Airport Interim Open Space
Various Locations, including: Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Station
Marina del Rey Parking Lot 2
The Roadium Open Air Market
Various Locations, including Sears Parking Lot
Warner Center Park
Shutters Hotel on the Beach
Universal Studios Hollywood
Knott's Berry Farm
Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Soak City Orange County
Buccaneer Bay at La Mirada Splash
Malibu Aquarium Shop
El Pescador Beach
Rincon Park County Beach
Table Rock Beach