Kids Events Near Los Angeles This Weekend

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Are you trying to figure out what to do with the kids this weekend? Check out our top picks for this weekend’s event in the Los Angeles area! There’s events for everything from beach lovers to arts & craft lovers and everything in between! Get your kids out of the house for a day of family fun!


1. Surfing Santa Competition

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If your family loves to surf, loves to watch surging, or just love the beach, this event is just for you! The Annual Surfing Santa and Stand Up Paddle Board Contest is a celebration of the season that supports efforts to raise money for Surfers Healing, an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of kids living with autism by providing the gift of surfing. The contest takes place on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point, CA where surfers and SUP boarders battle it out in the waves dressed as Santa or other holiday-inspired characters. Check out this fun family event here


2. Long Beach Motorcycle Show

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Fathers and Sons will rejoice that the Long Beach Motorcycle Show is  back in town! The International Motorcycle Shows-Long Beach offer enthusiasts an all-access pass to the world of motorcycling. The tour showcases hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for new and experienced riders, and gives enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to check out the latest gear and aftermarket accessories, as well as hours of entertainment. You can see more details here


3. Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

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What child isn’t obsessed with parades!

Known as the twisted sister of the conventional Rose Parade, the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade began as a grassroots event in 1978 to gain national attention for its eccentric satire. The parade which has spawned numerous off-beat replicants across the country has been highlighted in the Wall Street Journal. It was also named by Readers Digest as “America’s Best Parade,” and featured in the book 50 Places You Must Visit Before You Die. Check out this epic parade information here.


4. Renegade Craft Fair

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Calling all craft-loving families! Join us for a festive winter Fair featuring 300+ giftable Makers and Designers, workshops, vinyl DJ sets, craft food trucks, and seasonal cocktails. (Yes, we said seasonal cocktails!) Click here to check out the fun. 

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for something to do next week, you can see all the kids events in L.A here