By: Kayla Faught
Spring has sprung! Now is the time to get out and enjoy the gorgeous weather and many
activities happening throughout this month with your family. These events allow for social
distancing and family time.
Got a sweet tooth? Sugar rush is a fully immersive candy-themed, outdoor walkthrough. This event has it all, live performances, floats, art installations, and plenty of places for photos.
Reservations are required this event is running through May 2nd, get your tickets at:
2021 L.A. Billboard Project
The billboard project is a great way to see public displays of art while in your car, social distancing. There are 30 billboards across Los Angeles featuring artists chosen by a blind submission process. It is a great way to engage your children in culture, get to ask them questions about what they like and do not like, and how art makes them feel.
Access the map here:https://www.laparent.com/events/2021-l-a-billboard-project/
Fair Foodie Fest
This event has so many options, even your picky eater will find something delicious to eat. Every weekend in April at the Toyota Center you can visit the outdoor food festival and give your little ones a chance to try amazing foods as well as rides and games.
Book your tickets in advance: https://www.fairfoodiefest.com/
Cayton Creators Outdoor Community Program
On Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1-am and 11am the Cayton Children’s museum has creative arts programming. The themes vary from week to week and pre-registration is required.
Pre- Register here: https://caytonmuseum.org/caytoncreators
LA Zoo’s Walk for the Wild
Between Earth day, April 22nd and Endangered Species Day, May 21st, the L.A. zoo is hosting a fundraising event that allows you to participate by getting moving. Track your family’s activities, running, biking, walking, dancing, ect. And register to earn money for the zoo as well as get your family moving.
Register here: https://www.lazoo.org/plan-your-visit/special-experiences/walkforthewild/
Underwood Family Farms Strawberry Picking
Strawberry season at this fully functioning farm runs between mid-march and june. Along with giving the whole family a way to engage with their food, there are also animals to see and a wagon ride.
Find out more at: https://www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com/
Beverly Hills Farmers Market Earth Day
On Sunday April 25th, the Beverly Hills Farmers Market will hold special Earth Day festivities. On top of all of the typical joys coming from a farmers market, it was also offer free shredding and compost giveaways and open up the opportunity to speak with your kids about the earth.
FInd out more at: http://www.beverlyhills.org/departments/publicworks/recyclingandconservation/earthdaycelebration2021/
Shrek 20th Anniversary
This family favorite is returning to select theaters on April 25th, 28th and 29th. Laugh with your family as well as enjoy a Dreamworks short “To: Gerald” and the trailer for the new “Spirit: Untamed”
Get tickets at: https://www.fathomevents.com/events/shrek-20th-anniversary
Neighborhood Science Tuesdays
The LA Public Library hosts a weekly program series focusing on the amazing science we can find in our own neighborhoods. These events have different speakers each week. Currently these events are being held virtually, but will give your family an excuse to go outside and explore the nature around you.
Find out more at: https://lapl.org/whats-on/calendar?field_event_tags_tid=10884
Taste of Boysenberry Festival
Knott’s Berry Farm is hosting a tasting event of their famous little berry. The festival includes unique boysenberry treats and drinks, handmade goods, and crafts by local artisans. This event runs every weekend in April.
Get tickets at: https://www.knotts.com/