March in LA is pretty awesome, don’t you agree? This weekend you can take your kids to try out everything boysenberry at Knott’s or pick your own fruit at a nearby farm. What’s it gonna be?

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Street Food Cinema Drive-In
Ready to watch a classic movie while staying safe and cozy in your car? Head to the SFC: Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport, for Toy Story 3 on Fri., followed by Moana on Sat. Fri. & Sat. More details.

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. More details.

Los Angeles Zoo
After closing to the public during LA’s most recent coronavirus surge, the Zoo is welcoming guests with timed, advanced tickets. Visit them online to secure your spot. Fri.-Sun. More details.

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Discover roaming peacocks, hidden waterfalls, climbing trees and more with a visit to the 127-acre botanical gardens in Arcadia.  Fri.-SunMore details.

Wee Jammin’ with Little Play Society
While Little Play Society was unfortunately forced to close its indoor brick-and-mortar space, the beloved kids gym offers socially distanced, outdoor classes. Sign up for a Wee Jammin’ session and get ready to jam with your little one. Sat. More details.

Aquarium of the Pacific (Outdoors Only)
Reserve your tickets now to return to Long Beach’s Aquarium, where kids can check out the Moon Jelly Touch Lab, Shark Lagoon (including touch pools), Lorikeet Forest, Penguin Habitat and more! Fri.-SunMore details.

Pick-Your-Own Fun at Underwood Farms
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 9a.m. to 5p.m. Currently in season? Mandarins, carrots, cauliflower, tomatoes galore and so much more! Fri.-SunMore details.

Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival
This spring, Knott’s salutes its boysenberry heritage with a Taste of Boysenberry Festival, taking place on select dates March 5-May 2. Although the park is closed, folks can enjoy this outdoor event, which will serve up over 65 boysenberry-style food and drink items, from boysenberry mashed potatoes to boysenberry ICEE floats. Event details.

—Shannan Rouss