Whether it’s checking out LEGOLAND‘s newest town Bricksburg or reliving the old west, acting like a superhero or hugging a horse, this weekend is full of new and fun things to do. Scroll below for our top picks!

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Griffith Park Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
Your favorite ponies are back, along with the petting zoo in Griffith Park. Spend time outdoors and socially distanced with a trip to this family-friendly destination that’s finally reopened. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Welcome Back to The Autry
We are thrilled to share the diverse stories of the American West with you in person once again. Admission tickets are now available for purchase onsite. Advance reservations are not required at this time. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Walk and Play L.A.
This family-friendly community event kicks off to celebrate and promote the well-being of children in Los Angeles while raising critical funds in support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and its mission to create hope and build healthier futures. Presented by Disney, this family-friendly event for the whole community celebrates and promotes the well-being of children in L.A. while fundraising to support Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

The Door You Never Saw Before
Part musical, part adventure, this inventive new play is designed to take frustrated kids in quarantine on an outrageously fun journey. After “entering” a door they’ve never seen before, the kids are tasked with saving a faraway city from a villain known only as “The Stench.” Kids will receive a suitcase full of surprises to aid in their quest, and will get to choose where their Zoom story takes them. Filled with musical whimsy and quirky characters, this show is sure to delight kids and parents alike. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Open: The Getty Villa Museum
As always, admission is free—and timed entry reservations must be made in advance. Book now; capacity is limited. Check out our insider take on the Villa and all the things you should see. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Pick Your Own Produce
It’s a short-ish (and so worth it) drive to Moorpark’s Underwood Farms, where the pick-you-own fields are open daily, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Currently in season? Mandarins, carrots, cauliflower, tomatoes galore and so much more! If this location isn’t convenient, here are other pick-your-own farms near LAFri.-Sun. Event details.

Live Music at The Grove
Cue the music! Join us every Fri., Sat. and Sun. for live entertainment as talented musicians perform for all of The Grove to hear. Safely listen and dance to the beat. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Nothing but B.L.K. Flea
Join NBB Flea at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Outdoor Promenade, next to the Farmers Market for a chance to interact with local Black-owned business and vendors. Sat. Event details.

Ancestor Mask Making
Design and create your own mask as you learn about masks of the Senegal region and make a mask to honor your ancestors. The workshop is free and the art will be featured in the virtual procession at the annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks. Maria Elena Cruz leads this journey to image and create art that will be featured in the virtual procession at the annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks at the Leimert Park Art Walk. Sat. Event details.

Open: Sender One
Experience Los Angeles’ world-class climbing center. Featuring 50 ft. walls, a dedicated MoonBoard, & extensive training areas–all kept fresh by our renowned routesetting team. We are currently open to members, 10-punch passes, 5-punch passes, & day passes. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Worth the Drive

Open: The Richard Nixon Library & Museum
Discover why we love this library and check out three new exhibitions that await visitors to the Nixon Library.The President’s original farmhouse birthplace is reopen as well. The Pat Nixon Rose Gardens continue to burst with color, filled with blooming, picturesque annuals, perennials and more. The Gardens—and the flower-ringed Memorial Site of President and Mrs. Nixon—are open and included with regular admission. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

NEW: Avengers Campus at Disney’s California Adventure
Avengers Campus– an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of superheroes – will open June 4 inside Disney California Adventure park. The Campus is comprised of several heroic locations, each hosted by a different Avenger to share their unique powers, technology and knowledge with recruits. Get ready for epic adventures! Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Come & Learn & Hug & Groom Our Horses
Meet The Horses: Tours into the pasture to meet, hug, and groom our rescued horses are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Sun. Event details.

NEW: The LEGO Movie World at LEGOLAND
THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD is opening at LEGOLAND® California Resort, inviting families to step onto the streets of Bricksburg and experience the blockbuster films with six interactive attractions, including Emmet’s Flying Adventure and Unikitty’s Disco Drop. Experience new rides, attractions, restaurants, shops, and more in THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD, where the immersive world of the hit movies comes to life! Fri.-Sun. Event details.

—Andie Huber

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