A trip to the mall doesn’t just have to be for shopping. Did you know there are free kids’ activities at shopping centers all over Los Angeles and the South Bay? Check out our Free Kids Club events guide below to discover live entertainment, crafts, and family activities. Experience a weekly dose of fun, all for free!
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Guide to Free Kids Club Events in Los Angeles (2023)
Kids Club offers live music, puppet shows, animal encounters, craft activities and more. Kids and caregivers are invited to experience the fun the first Tuesday of every month from 10am – to 12 noon! In addition to the first Tuesday events, Manhattan Village is hosting four special Saturday family events for kids of all ages – Easter Eggstravaganza, Kids Fun with Frogs & Bugs, Halloween Celebration, and Noon Years Eve. The best part is, each event is free!
3200 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Kids Club at the Point kicks off in March 2023 and takes place the 3rd Thursday of each month from 10am – 12pm. Complimentary activities include live music, arts and crafts, and more!
850 S. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245
Every Thursday at 10 am and 11 am, join the Kids Club in Collaboration with Apple TV+ at The Park for live music, story time and more.
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Kids Club at Santa Monica Place is the first Wednesday of every month from 11am to 12pm. Hosted by Twinkle Time, a bilingual, Billboard pop-artist for kids, and featuring live music guests each month. All ages welcome. Event admission is free to attend for parents and children.
395 Santa Monica Place. Santa Monica, CA 90401 – Food Court, Level 3
The Galleria Kids Club is in full swing with a summer line up that includes a magical bubbleoligist and fan favorites, The Beat Buds, among others! Families are invited to experience a weekly free event each Saturday through the end of July with performances from 10 – 11am.
15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Kids Club in Collaboration with Apple TV + welcomes families each week for kid-friendly events on The Green. Every Tuesday at 10 am and 11am, kids are invited to experience live musical performances, story time, puppet shows and so much more.
889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210
Every last Tuesday of the month at 6 pm the South Bay Pavilion offers a fun Kids Club activity for kids 12 and under.
20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson, CA 90746
Every Wednesday in the month of June the Runway hosts a free Kids Club event featuring movement activities, game play, interactive storytelling, and yoga with Wild Child Gym and Zooga Yoga. The events take place from 10 – 11:30am.
12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094
Looking for a free art activity to keep the kids entertained? Stop by Fig at 7th in downtown LA and take home a free craft kit. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month check in at the TASTE Food Hall Courtyard from 2 – 4pm and pick up a take-home art project to complete while supplies last.
925 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Not exactly a kids club, but every Wednesday night the Northridge Farmers Market takes place in the shopping mall parking lot. The free event offers live music, bounce houses and more. Enjoy a meal or a sweet treat from one of the many participating vendors while the kids dance and play.
9301 Tampa Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324
There are currently no monthly events scheduled, but on Friday July 28, Lakewood Center will be hosting is 2nd Annual Family Scavenger Hunt. Families are invited to participate in this interactive race against other teams as they answer Lakewood trivia, locate secret locations throughout the mall based on clues provided and compete in fun family activities.
500 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood, CA 90712
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