Kids Activities in Santa Monica, CA


"Magic Monday"

Santa Monica Playhouse

Downtown Santa Monica

$30 $19.75

Museum Visit for Two Adults or Seniors, or Two Adults and Two Children at Museum of Flying (Up to 50% Off)

Museum of Flying

Sunset Park

Nearly two dozen planes chronicle aviation from the Wright brothers through the jet age, with emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company

$20 $10

Standup-Paddleboard Rental or Lesson for One, Two, or Four at Malibu Paddle Surf in Santa Monica (Up to 65% Off)

Malibu Paddle Surf

Ocean Park

Instructor with more than 30 years of experience; equipment provided

$60 $30

All-Day Stand Up Paddleboard Rental for One or Two at Poseidon Standup Paddle (Up to 54% Off)

Poseidon Stand Up Paddle

Downtown Santa Monica

Paddleboarders rent boards for all-day trips

$70 $35

$32 for $66 Worth of Services — Baila Baila

Baila Baila

Ocean Park

From the merchant: Spanish through music and movement for children 0-5 years old.

$66 $32

Admission for Two or Four to Santa Monica History Museum (50% Off)

Santa Monica History Museum

Mid-City

Visitors can wander through a replica of a Douglas aircraft or digitally insert their photos onto historical front-page newspaper stories

$10 $5

Three or Five Hours of Guitar Lessons at Sly Mark Music (Up to 78% Off)

Sly Mark Music

Santa Monica

Guitarist teaches students of all ages and abilities tricks that professional guitarists use, customizing lessons to each student

$150 $45

Smoke and Mirrors Presents Magic Monday on July 18-August 29

Smoke and Mirrors Presents Magic Monday

Santa Monica Playhouse

A rotating cast of master magicians and illusionists seen on TV wow audiences in Monday night showcases

$68 $35

Five Open-Play Sessions or a One-Month Kids' Play Membership at We Rock The Spectrum (Up to 51% Off)

We Rock The Spectrum

Mid-City

Kids can run around, play on the swings, and make arts and crafts in a supportive environment that’s welcoming to kids with autism

$75 $45

Scavenger Hunts from Puzzling Adventures (Up to 60% Off)

Puzzling Adventures

Santa Monica Pier

Scavengers enjoy the sights of the city while searching for clues and solving puzzles with friends without the pressure of hurrying through

$49.99 $25

One-Year Individual, Partner, or Family Membership at Santa Monica Museum of Art (Up to 58% Off)

Santa Monica Museum of Art

Pico

One year of museum admission and events such as members' previews, book-club meetings, and workshops

$55 $25

Two 60-Minute Jump Passes for Indoor Trampolining at Sky Zone Van Nuys (Up to 50% Off)

Sky Zone - Van Nuys

Van Nuys

Kids and adults bounce across an open trampoline arena, leap into giant foam pits, or play trampoline dodgeball and basketball

$30 $15

Two One-Hour Jump Passes including SkySocks or Jump Around Party Package at Sky Zone (Up to 41% Off)

Sky Zone

Sky Zone Torrance

Bounce on a massive sea of connected trampolines and angled wall trampolines with Sky Slam, Foam Zone and Ultimate Dodgeball

$32 $19

$14 for Unlimited Rides, Mini Golf, and Water Park at Castle Park- Riverside ($19.99 Value)

Castle Park

Riverside

Kids and adults can hit the amusement park for a day of unlimited rides and mini golf and unlimited admission to Buccaneer Cove water park

$19.99 $14

Two-Hour Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental, or One or Three Lessons from Paddle Surf LA (Up to 65% Off)

Paddle Surf LA

Venice

Learn how to navigate the waters of Marina Del Rey while paddling sturdy longboards

$140 $49

Tickets for a Whale Watching and Dolphin Cruise from Davey's Locker Whale Watchings (Up to 70% Off)

Davey's Locker Whale Watching

Newport Beach

Cruises sail the waters of Orange County to spy blue whales and finback whales during May–October migration and gray whales December-April

$30 $9

Two Hours of Bowling Plus Shoe Rental at Winnetka Bowl (Up to 74% Off)

Winnetka Bowl

Winnetka

Bowling center is also outfitted with a lounge, billiards room, and arcade

$78 $20

Whale-Watching and Nature Cruise for One or Two from Marina Del Rey Sportfishing (Up to 50% Off)

Marina Del Rey Sportfishing

Marina Del Rey

For about three hours, a sightseeing boat searches the ocean for whales, porpoises, dolphins, seabirds, seals, and sea lions

$35 $18

Ice-Skating Outing for Two or Four at Los Angeles Kings Valley Ice Center (Up to 50% Off)

Los Angeles Kings Valley Ice Center

Panorama City

Family ice-skating center with two rinks is run by a former Olympic medalist skater

$22 $11

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Corbin Bowl (Up to 62% Off)

Corbin Bowl

Corbin Bowl

Bowlers fine tune their form on one of 26 high-scoring lanes outfitted with computerized scoring systems

$96 $36

5 or 10 Open-Play Visits at Under the Sea Indoor Playground (Up to 50% Off)

Under the Sea Indoor Playground

Under the Sea Indoor Playground

Imagination and energy run wild as kids traipse through climbing structures and turbo slides surrounded by colorful ocean-themed murals

$55 $34

Two Sunset Crusies or Two Group or Private Standup-Paddleboard Lessons from Pro SUP Shop (50% Off)

Pro SUP Shop

Marina Del Ray

Pros teach the basics of standup paddleboarding; sunset cruises allow paddlers to view wildlife in calm ocean waters

$70 $35

$15 for a Visit for Four to Zimmer Children's Museum ($30 Value)

Zimmer Children's Museum

Mid-City West

Two floors house more than 10 interactive art and science exhibits and free programs such as sing-along and open art studio time

$30 $15

Go-Kart Racing or Birthday Party for Up to 10 at MB2 Raceway (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

MB2 Raceway

Multiple Locations

High-performance electric European go-karts speed around a quarter-mile indoor track at speeds of up to 45 mph

$295 $199

Single-Day Admission or Membership to Museum of Tolerance (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance

Museum of Tolerance

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$31 $17

2.5-Hour Blue-Whale-Watching Cruise for One or Two from Newport Landing Whale Watching (Up to 65%)

Newport Landing Whale Watching

Newport Beach

Spot giant blue whales, gray whales, finback whales, dolphin pods, and other native creatures in their natural habitat

$36 $13

$30 for a One-Year Family Membership to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium ($60 Value)

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Coastal San Pedro

21,000-square-foot aquarium showcases Southern California’s rich marine life; provides educational experiences and exhibits

$60 $30

Two-Hour Wristband for One or Two at Go Kart World (26% Off)

Go Kart World

Carson

Six go-kart tracks entice families and celebrities alike with sprint-car and euro-car racing

$40 $32

Punch Card for 5 or 10 Play Sessions at Kid Concepts (Up to 42% Off)

Kid Concepts

Torrance

Kids can explore a massive playspace complete with a puzzle wall, dress-up area, arts and crafts room, and toddler-only spaces

$50 $30

Zoo Outing for Two or Four to Wildlife Learning Center (Up to $10 Off)

Wildlife Learning Center

Sylmar

Visitors learn about conservation and animal rehabilitation by strolling past landscaped habitats that contain more than 50 animal species

$14 $9

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