Apr 1, 8
Reykjavík Festival: Maximus Musicus; Walt Disney Concert Hall
Learn about instruments and Iceland's captivating music scene at this kid-friendly concert, led by the lively Icelandic illustrated mouse, Maximus Musicus.
Through Apr 2
YoungArts Los Angeles; Various locations
See some of the city's most talented high schoolers perform everything from jazz to poetry after a week spent with creative luminaries.
Apr 4–May 14
Into the Woods; Ahmanson Theatre
Take a journey into the woods with classic fairytale characters, and new ones, and find out what happens when wishes do come true. Note: Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Long Beach Grand Prix; Downtown Long Beach
Watch high-powered cars tear up the streets of Long Beach alongside rock-climbing walls and racing simulators for kids at the Long Beach Arena.
Harry Potter Roller Skating Night; Moonlight Rollerway
Lace up your Muggle skates and roll around the not-Quidditch pitch at this annual Harry Potter celebration.
So Cal Corgi Beach Day; Huntington Beach
Hit the beach with fellow devoted dog owners at this adorable corgi meet-up.
Apr 8-May 21
Renaissance Pleasure Faire; Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
Prepareth thy schedules and costumes for the return of the oldest Ren Faire in the country, with plenty of performances and jousting.
Big Bunny's Spring Fling; Los Angeles Zoo
Get acquainted with cute creatures through themed crafts, rabbit petting zoos, live music and photo ops with the Easter Bunny and spring fairies.
Easter Hoppening; Malibu Bluffs Park
Celebrate a laidback Easter on the waterfront with this egg hunt and activity-filled fair.
Egg-ceptional Celebration!; Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Take part in an egg scramble and egg-expedition on the arboretum grounds.
The Bunny Trail; Juan Bautista de Anza Park
Hop on over to Calabasas' Juan Bautista de Anza Park for this annual Easter egg hunt.
Egg Bowl; Rose Bowl Stadium
Search for Easter eggs on the biggest grass field imaginable: the Rose Bowl.
Apr 15, 22, 29
The Great Los Angeles River CleanUp; Various locations
Do your part in restoring the river with this all-ages, coordinated cleanup effort across 15 different spots.
Easter Fest; Grand Hope Park
Partake in one of several Easter egg hunts along with bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts, and more during this kid-friendly, Downtown celebration.
Apr 15, 16
Kidspace Egg Hunt; Kidspace Children's Museum
Pet real bunnies and search for hundreds of candy-filled eggs hidden throughout the Galvin Physics Forest at this Pasadena celebration.
Apr 22, 23
California Poppy Festival; Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park
Mark the annual poppy bloom after a wet winter as Lancaster hosts a family-friendly street fair inspired by the bright-orange state flower.
Apr 22, 23
Festival of Books; USC
Feed your child's bookworm tendencies with two days of readings and performances, including appearances by children's book authors and illustrators.
Apr 22-May 19
Wild for the Planet; Los Angeles Zoo
Learn how to make a positive impact on the environment during an interactive puppet show and listen to special conservation-themed zookeeper talks and animal feedings.
Apr 22, 23
Grand Butterfly Release; Kidspace Children's Museum
Watch hundreds of butterflies set free into the air at this springtime tradition. Visit Kidspace in the weeks prior to adopt a painted lady caterpillar (food provided).
Through Apr 28
theBlu; Natural History Museum
Swim alongside manta rays, angler fish and a blue whale—without ever getting wet—during this 6-minute virtual reality exhibition.
Through Sept 4
Butterfly Pavilion; Natural History Museum
Wander around the Natural History Museum’s seasonal pavilion as hundreds of free-flying moths and butterflies flutter overhead.
Free museum days; Various locations
Make the most of free days at LACMA, the Natural History Museum and more, plus always-free museums like the Hammer, Getty and Broad.
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