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Best Late Night Activities For Southern California Families


Let's face it: sometimes you just want to go out with the entire family and have a great time and not worry that a place is going to close early. Luckily for LA and Orange County residents, there are a ton of options for those looking for fun activities that stay open late.


Vineland Drive-In Movie Theater
443 Vineland Ave
City of Industry, CA 91746
(626) 961-9262

With all of the indoor movie theatres that are offered these days, it's no wonder why Vineland Drive-In has captivated LA residences with its nostalgic charm. Offering standard audio, projection, and a snack bar, you'll get to enjoy movies from the comfort of your own car. Don't fret though as the movies playing are hardly old. They offer movies you'll see in any other theatre in Los Angeles, including all new releases as they are released.

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K-1 Speed Go Kart Racing
19038 S. Vermont Ave.
Torrance, CA 90248
(310) 532-2478

At Torrance's K-1 Speed, racing enthusiasts and those just looking for a thrill will get an adrenaline filled evening racing around a track. Perfect for adults, kids and families, it's open 7 days a week until 10pm on the weekdays and midnight on weekends too. Here, you'll get to compete and go head to head with friends and family, or with complete strangers, as you get the real racing experience. The race track, which is indoors, is also professionally designed and provides racers with both a fun environment and a safe one to test out your racing skills. All go-karts are electric and are top of the line, ensuring the ability to be shut off remotely in the event of an accident.


Lucky Strike
Hollywood & Highland
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 467-7776

Offering not just one, but two locations, Lucky Strike is undoubtedly LA's coolest bowling spot to hone in on your skills. Kids love the experience too as Lucky Strike has turned bowling into a VIP experience complete with great music, plush interiors and a nightclub fun vibe. The LA Live Lucky Strike offers 18 state of the art lanes, along with great food, whereas the Hollywood is similar in size and also offers terrific food to accompany your game.

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Ultrazone Laser Tag
14622 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 789-6620

Known as one of the best laser tag places in Los Angeles County for its great service, large video game arcade and reasonable prices, Ultrazone is a great place to bring your kids for an evening out. Open until 10pm on weeknights and midnight on the weekends, you'll get to step into a high-tech laser tag room where your kids will have fun dodging lasers and strategizing with teammates in order to stay in the game!

Related: Best Places For Laser Tag In Los Angeles


Camelot Golfland
3200 E Carpenter Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 630-3340

Billed as the largest miniature golf facility in the country, Camelot Golfland in Anaheim offers everything from mini golf to waterslides, laser tag and a huge arcade for kids and adults to have a blast with. Tickets here are extremely reasonable too, so it makes for a perfect night out for a family where you'll get to enjoy a ton of activities for the entry price. Inside the arcade, over 200 games await, and once you're done shooting aliens, head over to the 5000 square foot state of the art laser tag arena to put your skills to the test!


Laser Island
Upland Village Center
207 E Foothill Blvd
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 982-0044

Offering a unique blend of entertainment perfect for the family, Laser Island provides excitement of playing inside a glowing, black lit 4,000 square foot indoor laser tag arena. Filled with fog, and music, it promises to be fun for everyone involved. Once you and your team have competed in laser tag, you can journey outside for 9 holes of Tiki Golf, or their form of miniature golf. There's more though! A terrific arcade, as well as pizza and more are offered, making it a great place to go with kids during a weekend evening or during the week. It's open till 9pm on most weekdays, and midnight on the weekends, so your kids will get plenty of time to have a bunch of fun!


Brunswick Classic Lanes
1800 Hamner Ave
Norco, CA 92860
(951) 734-8410

For the late night owls, Brunswick Classic Lanes in Norco is the perfect place to visit. Open till midnight during the week and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays, it's a great place to ensure everyone will have a great time. From bowling, billiards, video games, food and beverages, there really is something for everyone here!

Desiree Eaglin admires all you on-the-go night owls, she's up late every night too but she's doing stuff like baby feedings and diaper changes. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can follow her on Twitter too.
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