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The Best 4th of July Events in Los Angeles: Fireworks, Concerts, Outdoor Movies, & More

The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner, and Los Angeles is ready to light up the night sky with dazzling fireworks and unforgettable celebrations. As the Entertainment Capital of the World, LA excels at hosting spectacular Independence Day events. From Grand Park’s Block Party to fireworks, concerts, outdoor movies, and more, we’ve got the scoop on the best July 4th festivities in the city.

All events take place on Thursday, July 4, unless otherwise noted. Here are the top spots in the Los Angeles area hosting 2024 fireworks shows and celebrations! Stay safe, and stay cool with plenty of shade and water!

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Hollywood Bowl’s Full Summer Schedule | Mitski, Les Miz, Marvel, ’90s Disney, & More | 2024

Get ready to groove under the star-studded Los Angeles sky because the Hollywood Bowl is gearing up for another epic summer of music! Brace yourselves, as the Los Angeles Philharmonic just dropped the bombshell of their Summer 2024 schedule, and it’s hotter than the sun itself! Despite a stormy spring, locals can now dive into daydreams of sunny days and sultry nights filled with the magic of live performances. Imagine romantic evenings as Gustavo Dudamel and his orchestra serenade you, not once, but nine times, including enchanting evenings with Natalia Lafourcade and opera sensations Diana Damrau and Jonas Kaufmann. But wait, there’s more! Zubin Mehta is making a legendary comeback after 30 years, Marvel Studios is premiering their mind-blowing Infinity Saga Concert Experience, and Hollywood Bowl is proudly introducing fresh faces like Laufey, Mitski, and the six-time Latin Grammy-winner Camilo. And if that’s not enough to make your heart sing, buckle up for a star-studded lineup featuring the likes of Beck, Chaka Khan, T-Pain, and the iconic Roots Picnic West Coast extravaganza! Jazz aficionados, rejoice, as the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival makes a triumphant return with Jodeci, Kamasi Washington, and Robert Glasper leading the charge. Plus, get ready to celebrate Henry Mancini‘s 100th birthday and bid adieu to the season with a bang at the July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular featuring Harry Connick Jr. and the sensational Boyz II Men. But perhaps the most anticipated event of the summer is the historic reunion of Herbie Hancock and the original players from the Head Hunters recording for a once-in-a-lifetime jazz spectacle! With tributes, sing-alongs, and fireworks galore, the Hollywood Bowl promises a summer you’ll never forget!

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The Best Events & Things to Do This Weekend in Los Angeles | Fri. March 29 – Sun. April 1

It’s Easter Weekend in Los Angeles, and although it may be rainy and chilly all weekend, there are still plenty of special events and things to do to get you hopping all over town. First up, kick off your weekend with a tantalizing Grilled Cheese and Wine Pairing at Andrew’s Cheese Shop in Santa Monica on Friday, March 29th at 7:30 PM. Indulge in a mouthwatering experience as Andrew’s Cheese Shop unveils their latest culinary masterpiece – open-faced grilled cheeses expertly paired with unique wines, culminating in a decadent float using Elio Perrone’s Bigaro, a sweet blend of Moscato and Brachetto. If you’re craving a cultural extravaganza, head over to The Broad Museum on Saturday, March 30th at 8:00 PM for LA Intersections. Immerse yourself in the vibrant music and spoken word scenes that have emerged in the City of Angels, featuring iconic performers who have shaped Los Angeles culture across various genres. From punk to jazz to rap, this two-part festival-style series celebrates the diverse tapestry of artistic expression in LA. And for those craving a dash of eccentricity, don’t miss John Waters Easter 2024 at the whimsically campy Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo. Book a room, dine with the legendary John Waters and Ricki Lake, and join in the 35th Anniversary screening of the cult classic film HAIRSPRAY, complete with live commentary and a Q&A session. With these egg-citing events lined up, Easter weekend in Los Angeles promises to be an unforgettable extravaganza of flavor, culture, and camp!

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The Best Valentine’s Day Dinner Date Ideas in Los Angeles | Wednesday, February 14 2024

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air, and what better place to celebrate romance than the dazzling city of Los Angeles? LA’s dining scene sets the stage for a culinary Valentine’s Day filled with passion and enchantment. We’ve compiled all of our city’s best Valentine’s, Galentine’s, and Palentine’s dinner date ideas across the city’s thirty-mile zone. Imagine sharing a candlelit dinner with breathtaking views atop one of the city’s toniest rooftop restaurants, or savoring a delectable meal in an intimate courtyard setting. We’ll delve into the most enchanting and gastronomically delightful spots, ensuring your Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles is a celebration of love, flavor, and the perfect setting for a romantic rendezvous. Though you’ll find plenty of restaurants with à la carte menus, our curated list of the best Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menus in L.A. will take further hassle out of planning and choosing.

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The Best Events Happening This New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles | Dec. 31 2023

As the year draws to a close, Los Angeles is set to ignite with many spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations that promise an unforgettable start to 2024. Just to name a few, first up is the Happiest Hour Extravaganza at Dynasty Typewriter, offering a riotous night of stand-up comedy, live music, and a complimentary champagne toast to bid farewell to 2023. Union Station, a 1930s Art Deco gem, transforms into a glamorous Prohibition-era wonderland with Chromeo headlining a thrilling DJ set, live jazz, captivating burlesque performances, and a grand 60-foot custom ball drop. For a more enchanting experience, Descanso Gardens presents the Enchanted Forest of Light, a whimsical journey through illuminated installations across the botanical garden, promising a departure from the commonplace and endless immersive fun. These three events, each offering a unique and dazzling celebration, set the stage for an extraordinary New Year’s Eve in the City of Angels. Plus, there’s plenty more and something for everyone included in our carefully curated list below. Happy New Year’s Eve!

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