Shaqtoberfest, Boo at the Zoo, and More Cool Things To Do in Los Angeles this Weekend

I think we found the cutest pumpkin in the patch. Photo courtesy of Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival at AGRIscapes, Facebook
I think we found the cutest pumpkin in the patch. Photo courtesy of Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival at AGRIscapes, Facebook

Looking for the best things to do in Los Angeles this weekend? Here are some of our favorite events and activities to add to your list this weekend.

The spooky season has begun! With Knott's Spooky Farm opening this weekend, now all our theme parks are in full pumpkin mode. Underwood Farms is celebrating the harvest, Discovery Cube LA is putting the spooky in science, and everyone is going Boo at the LA Zoo. For non-hallowed fun, you can read all about the OC Children's Book Festival, take flight at the Pacific Airshow, and gaze (or howl) at Earth's favorite satellite at International Observe the Moon Night.

Our favorite orchards are open for apple picking, so this is a glorious weekend to drive to Oak Glen and pick apples, sample cider, and stroll in the orchards. For apple picking near Los Angeles, local corn mazes, and so many other great fall activities, check out our Fall Fun Guide for Los Angeles Kids.

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More Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week With Kids:

Be sure to check with the venue for its COVID guidelines and requirements before heading out to any event. Many places in LA require guests to show either proof of vaccination or a negative test; masking guidelines differ from venue to venue.

Places featured in this article:


Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival at AGRIscapes

Kidspace Children's Museum

Night Of The Jack (King Gillette Ranch)
Kids Club Concerts at the Grove
The Grove - 10:00 AM Pick
Free Day at the Skirball
Skirball Cultural Center - 12:00 PM
Gene Autry's Birthday
Autry Museum - 12:00 PM
OC Auto Show
Anaheim Convention Center - 4:00 PM
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