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The Best Special Events & Things to Do in Los Angeles This Weekend | June 28 – 30

This sunny and warm final weekend of June in Los Angeles is brimming with special events you won’t want to miss. After a five-year hiatus, Friday night wine tasting events are back at the Barnsdall Art Park West Lawn. A $45 ticket gets you a flight of wine curated by Silverlake Wine, plus access to a rotation of food trucks, all supported by tunes from local DJs and sweet sunset views of the Hollywood Sign and Griffith Park Observatory. The series continues every Friday through August 30. On Saturday, June 29, 2024, at 8:00 PM, head to the Hollywood Bowl for the Roots Picnic: ‘Hip-Hop Is the Love of My Life,’ a centerpiece of the BET Fan Fest. Questlove and The Roots will be hosting a “picnic” at L.A.’s favorite summer venue, bringing along talented friends like Queen Latifah, Common, Digable Planets, Arrested Development, The Pharcyde, and Black Sheep. Also on Saturday, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, check out the ‘Dear Long Beach’ Film Series at Long Beach Community Media Arts at Place LB. This event brings together four diverse emerging filmmakers who created a series of personal Super 8 diary/essay films focused on Long Beach, CA. Celebrate the completion of this project with a free public film screening in the Wrigley neighborhood of Long Beach. And that’s not all—there are plenty more events and something special for everyone inside the post!

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | July 28 – July 30

Summer in Los Angeles is sizzling with many must-attend events happening this weekend! To name a few: Experience Summer Nights at the Tar Pits, where you can sip drinks from the Tar Bar, explore the museum after hours, and groove to music courtesy of DJs. Celebrate Quincy Jones’ 90th Birthday Tribute at the Hollywood Bowl with stars like George Benson and Jennifer Hudson performing timeless hits. Then, join the action-packed Venice Beach Games featuring over 80 sports and fitness events, from parkour to hula hooping. But that’s not all! Our curated list is filled with plenty more exciting events that will keep your summer vibes soaring in the City of Angels! Don’t miss out on these thrilling happenings and make the most of your time under the LA sun!

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | July 21 – July 23

Get ready for an exhilarating summer in Los Angeles with a fantastic lineup of events! First up, the Marina Del Rey Summer Concert Series presents Cowboy Junkies at Burton Chase Park on July 22, 2023. Enjoy symphonic and pop concerts against the stunning waterfront backdrop for free! On July 23, head to Los Angeles State Historic Park for FoLAR’s 2nd Annual River Fest featuring an open-air film festival, live DJ, art, education activities, food trucks, and more. Discover the interconnectedness of nature, health, art, and the L.A. River. Later that day, join LADOT and CicLAvia for Venice Boulevard: Explore the Corridor, where guided group bike rides and walks take you through protected bike lanes and surrounding neighborhoods, celebrating transportation safety improvements. Bicycles, skates, scooters, and strollers are all welcome at this event. Plus there’s plenty more special events and things to do this weekend so don’t miss out on these thrilling experiences amidst the scorching summer vibes of Los Angeles!

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The Best Events This Weekend in Los Angeles | June 16-19

Los Angeles is brimming with exciting events this weekend, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Get ready to transport yourself back to the 1980s at the Roaring ’80s Night at the Los Angeles Zoo, featuring live music, silent disco, food trucks, and even a paint party. For those looking for a good laugh, catch Ali Wong’s hilarious stand-up show at the Long Beach Convention Center. Dance enthusiasts can experience the mesmerizing performances of Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, showcasing pieces set to the music of Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and others. Literature aficionados can join in the global celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses at the Hammer Museum’s Bloomsday event, featuring readings, music, and Irish cheer. Lastly, the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival offers a fantastic lineup curated by Kamasi Washington and Herbie Hancock, promising a weekend filled with soulful melodies. So, mark your calendars and indulge in the vibrant culture and entertainment Los Angeles has to offer!

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