Free Things To Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend, Dec 22nd- Dec 25th, 2017 + BONUS CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES - Kid 101

Free Things To Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend, Dec 22nd- Dec 25th, 2017 + BONUS CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES

Winter Nights

Honestly, it’s a true delight at the Winter Wonderland and the excitement is a way high up at The Village while they celebrate the season with exclusive seasonal performances and unique festive experiences. With an array of performances from the Sugar Plums, MUSYCA, and the LA Dance Academy, live ice sculpting, holiday stilt walkers, interactive photo experiences, live sketching, children’s craft stations, exclusive retailer celebrations, and a real snow play area! Enjoy all the great performances by The Sugar Plums and the Los Angeles Youth Ballet. Kids of all ages can have fun here for free.

It’s a kid’s night out at Westfield Topanga and the Village, 6600 Topanga Canyon, Boulevard Canoga Park, California, 91303 on until Friday, December 22nd, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Phone: 818-594-8732

CHOC Toy Drive

Christmas is a season of giving, so join in as they give back this holiday season and brighten it up for the children at CHOC. They will be partnering with Orange Coast Harley Owners Group to benefit the children by collecting and delivering new, unwrapped toys. Durable, cleanable toys are best for a hospital setting. Bring a child’s toy valued at $5 or greater to receive 25% off general admission on the day of your visit. One discount per ticket per toy; cannot be combined with any other promotions

CHOC Toy Drive will be taking place until Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 at 5:00 pm at Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618.

Phone: 949-428-3900

Las Posadas

Las Posadas is an act of the holy voyage of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem with traditional songs, bold and beautiful costumes, and vibrant music that gives life to the best Christmas story. During Christmas Eve the crowd gathers as the pastors, or shepherds, are guided by the angel to ask for shelter at one of the shops on Olvera Street. Although no one agrees initially, later Mary and Joseph are finally given shelter and songs of celebration. At the climax, each guest is given a cup of hot champurrado and a piece of yummy pan dulce or sweet bread. To mark the Christmas Eve this act will end with a live Mary and Joseph, honoring the birth of Jesus. This show is ideal for kids of the age 5 and up, the entry is free.

Reveal the true meaning of Christmas at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 from Friday, December 22nd, 2017 to Sunday, December 24th, 2017 at 6:00 pm.


Santa at the Paley Center for Media

Bring the family to Beverly Hills this holiday season! Santa will be visiting the city on select dates, spreading holiday cheer and hosting fun festivities for the whole family. Join Santa Claus at The Paley Center for Media for a screening of your favorite holiday television specials. Remember to bring your camera so you can take family photos to remember for years to come. Entrance to The Paley Center for Media is free.

Santa at the Paley Center for Media will be taking place from Thursday, December 21st, 2017 to Sunday, December 24th, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Paley Center for Media, 465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Phone:(310) 786-1091

Winter Wonderland

Come join in for the Winter Wonderland Christmas Extravaganza! Attractions include Live Music, “Kindness for Kids” Toy Giveaway, Choir Caroling, Horse and Carriage Rides, Snowmachine play area, hot chocolate and cider and Bake Off. So much to experience for free, so step in and have some fun.

Winter Wonderland hosted by the Destiny Christian Center International, 44628 10th St W, 44628 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534 on Sunday, December 24th, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

FIGat7th Kids Club

This is where kids can explore their inner talent related to art, these workshops are ideal for all children of ages 3 and older. Christmas is all about decoration so use their Holiday Snow Globe Ornaments to make sparkling assemblage, jewels, dazzling decorations and more to make a snow scene ornament. This kids club is a fun workshop specially designed for children and it is free and open to all.

Take part in workshops related to Christmas at FIGat7th, 735 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90017 on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm.

Phone: 213-955-7170

Santa Claus at Malibu Country Mart

This could be the best time in the year to treat your kids and the kids are waiting for fun-filled excitement which is right here! Join Santa for a full-filled Christmas, and kids can drop in for some their favorite holiday events of Christmas season. On December 23rd get to visit Santa Claus as he is visiting the Bu’, enjoy live carolers, and get to see real live reindeer! Little merrymakers of all ages are welcome; take the pleasure to step in for free.

Visit Santa the happy man at Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, California 90265 on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 and Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Phone: 310-456-7300

L.A. County Holiday Celebration

The 58th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration will be held at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. There is so much here from choirs, music ensembles, and dance companies assembled from the many neighborhoods. Celebrate the heritage and cultures of LA during this festive season, with a non-stop three-hour extravaganza. Enjoy all this for free and guess what even the parking is free! The pre-show activities begin at 12:30 pm and the doors open promptly at 2:30 pm. This event is ideal for kids of the age 3 and up. The admission is free, there is no reservation so ensure you come soon to get your spot.

This event will be held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90012 on Sunday, December 24rd, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Phone: (213) 202-5858

Kling Street Kids

This could be your lucky day, do not miss it as this destination is packed with entertainment, games, activities, live music, food, and more! The best of refreshments are here that include Starbucks, Krispy Kreme, hot chocolate, pizza, cupcakes, cookies, etc. you are also welcome to play all day in sow as they have 10 tons of snow delivered for sledding! Tap your feet to the live music by the Beat Buds, train rides, pony rides, glitter tattoos, and much more! Elders can take part to win tickets to Ellen, Dodger games, Laker games and more in the silent auction. Adopt a Pillow Pet for a good cause the funding will benefit will be hand delivered to Children’s Hospital LA on Christmas Eve. This awesome event is best suitable for kids of all ages, and is free to attend.

Make merry at the 16th Annual Kling Street Kids Toluca Lake, 10501 Kling Street, Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Storytime at Vroman’s


Every Saturday’s get ready for your little ones to hear a great fascinating story with the Vroman’s own Mr. Steve. He is all ready to host Storytime in the Kids’ Section so do not wait just drop in for some fun time. Little ones will be engaged in his enchanting story, the narration will get anyone into a new world as Mr. Steve has that magic to capture and transport anyone into the story! This event is ideal for kids of the age 2-7. No admission the entry is free.

Take pleasure is listening to a great story at the Vroman’s Bookstore – 695 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, California 91101 on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 10:00 am.

Phone: 626-449-5320

Winter Consignment Sale

Shopping for Christmas?? Everything you need is here in the Northridge, Valley Kids Consignment. The stuff is loaded here get all that you what for your kids, from toddlers to teens, there are items for purchase for all ages. From a range of toys, books, strollers, infant car seat sets, walkers, pack n plays, swings, a maternity clothes, bedding, toy sets, hats, ride on toys, play mats, educational toys, shoes, DVD’s, video games, baby gear, stuffed animals, balance bikes, dresses and winter wear, holiday items, clothes of all sizes and so loads more! The trend is always updated here so you can find something new to shop. Little ones of all ages are welcome to shop for free. It costs $ 15.50 to registration if you wish to sell there.

Shopping for Christmas?? Everything you need is here at the Northridge, Valley Kids Consignment , 18425 Nordhoff Street, Los Angeles, California from Friday, December 22nd, 2017 to Monday, December 25th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Grand Park lights Up The Holidays

Grand Park will be lit up magically for the holidays, families can stroll after sunset to enjoy the twinkling lights of the season and see the park come alive with park-inspired holiday décor for the holidays with a 45-foot tree as a highlight. Bring the family this holiday season! Santa Claus will be spreading holiday cheer and hosting fun festivities for the whole family. Free

Grand Park lights Up The Holidays will be taking place until Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at Downtown, Grand Park, 200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Phone:(213) 972-8080

Free Day at OCMA

This is a promising community that is wide-spread and ever-changing, it aims to enrich the lives of people through modern and contemporary art. Each week, on Friday the OCMA visitors can enjoy free admission and get to know a lot about art and how it can influence our lives. The parking is free in the museum’s lot. Young art lovers of the age 6 and up can come forward to experience this event. No entry fees step in for free.

Have a great day at Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, California 92660 on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Phone: (949) 759-1122 



The Farmers Market at The Promenade at Westlake is where you can get the best to enjoy. This spot holds so much from fresh local produce, artisan goods, savories and sweets, kids crafting, music and more. Moreover, shopping goers should come to see the weekly goods while the little ones can enjoy in their petting zoo, crafts, special animal appearances, music, and loads more. Kids of all ages can have a blast time here for free.

The fun is unlimited at the Westlake Village, 100 Promenade Way, Thousand Oaks, California on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Phone: 818-637-8923

Selfies with Santa

Santa Claus is waiting for the company of your cool kids to hang out, in the Food Court at FIGat7th. Step in and make your favorite expression while you take selfies with him. Forget all about the photo packages and awkward poses; Cali-kids will take his smartphone and extend an arm with their favorite cool guy from the North. Have a great day with your kids no matter what age they belong to all are welcome for free.

Give it your best shot at the FIGat7th Plaza, 735 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90017 from Friday, December 22nd, 2017 to Monday, December 25th, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Phone: 213-955-7170

Go Little Tokyo Holiday Marketplace

Shogun Santa is coming to town to cheer up kids and sprinkle the holiday spirit, Little Tokyo is a community where you can find all the unique cultural programs, community events, and dining and shopping experiences. It can be said that it is one of the most vibrant cultural hubs in Los Angeles’, there are various landmarks all around this historic walkable neighborhood, Shogun Santa will be available for photos which kids can treasure as a memory. Boys and girls of all ages are welcome here for free.

Find everything you need at the Little Tokyo, including Japanese Village Plaza, 335 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, California 90012 from Friday, December 22nd, 2017 to Monday, December 25th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Kids Club

The Lakewood Center Kids Club joins hands with the Nat Geo team this time; hence it’s a great opportunity for your child to learn in a fun, interactive setting. In this event, the team National Geographic Kids will feature loads of activities and games that focus on discovery through play.  So come to play while you discover, too. Kids in the age group 1-8 can take part here. Admission is free.

This time the kids club is all set to open with a big bang at the Lakewood Center, 500 Lakewood Center, Lakewood, California 90712 on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Phone: 562-633-0290

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