California Science Center has a new exhibit: Life! Beginnings. Photo by Jamie Pham
California Science Center has a new exhibit: Life! Beginnings. Photo by Jamie Pham

Father's Day Weekend in LA: Best Things To Do in LA with Kids

Today we're going to talk about things to do in LA this weekend. Why? Because California reopened this week, and for the first time in a long time, we can confidentially say there is a lot going on this weekend in LA—and beyond! For starters, it's Fathers Day in LA and that means cars, cars, cars, and also baseball. (And there are plenty of other events this weekend—we're not pigeonholing dads.)

The Solstice is this weekend, which means summer activities in LA are in full swing. There are festivals, blooming gardens (the Huntington reopens the Children's Garden), and tons of fun summer camps in our Summer Camp Guide. Make sure to gas up your cars, cars, cars because summer in LA also means road trips—there are so many day trips from LA, it's hard to know where to start. (I call shotgun.) And if your idea of summer is a new Disney Pixar movie we know where to find it, whether you want to watch inside or at a local drive-in.

First thing on your list of things to do?  Keep reading, for our hottest picks for this weekend in LA.

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Now, it's time to check on what's happening for fun weekend events in LA this Father's Day weekend.


Places featured in this article:

Multiple streets through Beverly Hills

Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Marina del Rey Parking Lot 2

Los Angeles State Historic Park

Various Locations, including Fred Hesse Park

Leona Valley Community Building

Roundhouse Aquarium Teaching Center (Managed by Oceanographic Teaching Stations, Inc.)

various boarding locations, including Burton Chace Park
upcoming events
Virtual Playground Opera
virtual - 10:00 AM
Scratch Junior Coding Camp for 4 to 7 Years
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 10:15 AM
Intro to Excel Sheets Programming Course
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 11:30 AM
Gaming with Unity-Csharp Coding Camp for Kids
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 12:00 PM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides