Free Family Nights

The first Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 8:00pm is Kidspace's Free Family Night.  Admission to the Museum is FREE for everyone during these hours only. Families can engage with special programming and performers that highlight cultures and traditions from around the world. Expect crowds and long admission lines during the spring and summer months.




Tuesday, March 7

Celebrate the Holi Festival, a springtime celebration from the country of India. The Holi Festival is also known as the festival of colors and community. The evening’s festivities conclude with a traditional color throw!

Enjoy a special cultural performance at 6:00pm.



Tuesday, April 4

Celebrate science fiction!

Join our intergalactic gala by dressing up as your favorite science fiction character. Build your own spaceship in our Imagination Workshop and travel the stars in our new Discovery Dome® planetarium. 

Special performance in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater at 6:00pm, followed by an Intergalactic Costume Parade in the Trike Tracks area at 6:30pm.




Tuesday, May 2

May Day is Lei Day on the Hawaiian Islands and we’ll be making our own leis to celebrate! “Tour the islands” of Hawaii and learn about the distinct and fascinating culture of each island through the leis that represent them.

Don’t miss the Hula dance performance at 6:00pm in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater.    



  • Stay in close proximity to your children at all times.
  • Shoes are required at all times with the exception of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Early Childhood Learning Center.
  • Please be respectful of Museum exhibits, staff, and guests.
  • Kidspace has a set number of guests that can be allowed into the Museum at any one time. Guests will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no pre-registration for admission.
  • Kidspace reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone that poses a threat to the well-being of Museum guests or property.

Free Family Night is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the City of Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission, 3M, and Community Bank, Pasadena.