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Best Things to do with LA Kids Age 3-5 in May

    Fiesta Hermosa

    05/25 - 05/27

    South Bay

    Free

    3-5, 6-8, All Ages

    Fiesta Hermosa, the festival taking place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday...

    Topanga Days

    05/25 - 05/27

    West LA

    $15 - $50

    3-5, All Ages

    Tucked away in picturesque Topanga Canyon, this Memorial Day weekend festival has become a favorite ...

    Memorial Day at Battleship IOWA

    05/27

    South Bay

    Free (Pier-side activities)

    6-8

    Join Battleship IOWA and crew this Memorial Day in a special ceremony. The day begins with a remembr...

    Japanese Cruise-In

    05/26

    Central LA

    Free for spectators (parking & Museum admission not included)

    All Ages

    Hundreds of Japanese street, show and track cars gather at The Petersen for the Museum’s large...

    La Pintoresca Family Fun Day

    05/25

    San Gabriel Valley

    Free

    0-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Enjoy a community celebration at La Pintoresca Park with loved ones, friends, and neighbors at the A...

    Final Fridays at Rose Bowl

    05/31

    San Gabriel Valley

    Free

    All Ages

    Final Fridays will be making its way to the shaded oaks and immaculate grounds surrounding the Rose ...

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    Circus Vargas in Woodland Hills

    05/01 - 05/13

    San Fernando Valley

    $15 - $72

    3-5, 6-8

    Marvel at the sights and sounds emanating from the big top, just as audiences did decades ago. The m...

    LA Sanitation Open House – West Valley

    05/18

    San Fernando Valley

    Free (but ticketed)

    3-5, 6-8

    The Open House will feature trash trucks and equipment demonstrations in addition to facility tours ...

    Museums of the Arroyo Day

    05/19

    Central LA

    Free

    All Ages

    Experience art, architecture, family fun, music, entertainment and historical discoveries in the cel...

    Balboa Island Artwalk

    05/19

    Orange County

    Free

    All Ages

    The Balboa Island Artwalk is the premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of...

    Bug Fair

    05/18 - 05/19

    Central LA

    $6 - $15

    3-5, 6-8

    Bug Fair is a two-day festival celebrating our winged, multi-legged, squirmy, and sometimes bug-eyed...

    Golden Streets Pasadena

    05/19

    San Gabriel Valley

    Free

    All Ages

    During Golden Streets Pasadena, a free, family-friendly event, streets are opened to all forms of no...

    Family Nature Club at LA Zoo

    05/11

    San Fernando Valley

    $5 plus General Admission

    All Ages

    If you always wanted to experience nature with your family but weren’t quite sure where to start, ...

    Arts & Crafts at Adobe Reyes

    05/11

    Ventura County

    Free

    3-5, 6-8

    Free arts & crafts workshop each second Saturday of the month at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site...

    A Faery Hunt Show & Fairy Birthday Party

    05/11

    Central LA

    $15 - $25

    3-5, 6-8

    Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt Best Children’s Theater in Los Angeles. Join in and discover th...

    Mother’s Day at Pretend City

    05/11

    Orange County

    Free (with museum’s admission)

    3-5, 6-8

    Make sure that the moms in your child’s life have a memorable Mother’s Day. Celebrate them with...

    Strider Bike Race

    05/04

    Central LA

    Free Spectator Admission

    0-2, 3-5

    Pack Up the Pacifier, it’s Time for Strider® Cup Racing. Toddlers Around the World Prepare to Rac...

    Historical Venice Cinco de Mayo

    05/04

    West LA

    Free

    All Ages

    Come out and join the Historical Venice Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival! A culturally rich and col...

    Festival of Masks Workshop

    05/04

    Central LA

    Free

    3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Join this free community art workshops to prepare masks and costumes for the Leimert Park Day of the...

    Ten Thousand Birds

    05/04

    Central LA

    Free

    3-5, 6-8, All Ages

    In affiliation with Bird LA Day, Synchromy will stage the Los Angeles Premiere of “Ten Thousan...

    OC Parks’ outdoor activities

    05/04

    Orange County

    free - $5 (depending on activity)

    3-5, All Ages

    Get outside and kick-off the month of May with three outdoor activities presented by OC Parks. Famil...

    Photoville LA

    05/02 - 05/05

    Central LA

    Free

    All Ages

    For the first time in its 7 year long history, Photoville comes to Los Angeles! Photoville LA featur...

    LA Sanitation Open House – East Valley

    05/04

    San Fernando Valley

    Free (but ticketed)

    3-5, 6-8

    The Open House will feature trash trucks and equipment demonstrations in addition to facility tours ...

    Cars N Copters on the Coast Show

    05/05

    Orange County

    Free

    All Ages

    Cars N’ Copters on the Coast benefits the Huntington Beach Police and Community Foundation. The ev...

    Walk & Roll Festival

    05/05

    West LA

    Free

    3-5, 6-8

    The Walk & Roll Festival is a free event for the entire family. Have fun learning to bike in the

    LA Fire Department Day

    05/11

    Central LA

    Free

    0-2, 3-5, 6-8

    During LA’s annual Fire Department Service Day, all fire stations in the City of Los Angeles w...