Wednesday 22nd October 2014,

Things To Do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles things to do, including free places to go, events, attractions, family fun and weekend trips!


LA Weekly’s Plate

LA Weekly’s Plate

Get your calendars set and keep your belly empty for LA Weekly’s Plate food and wine festival on March 3. Los Angeles’s longtime alternative weekly newspaper hosts its 5th annual food and wine event at Petersen Auto Museum in the heart of the City of Angels. Food and wine festivals happen all the time in [...]

January 16, 2013 Kris

Bock Fest 2013

Bock Fest 2013

**Photo/editorial review** If the organizers of Bockfest 2013 learned anything from their event on Jan. 26, 2013, it better be that they’re going to need a bigger venue. So many people came out to try all the Bocks and other beer sampled that the event’s success was obvious. Bockfest was packed, and it’s a testament [...]

December 26, 2012 Kris

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

The Inland Empire is full of Holiday events going on nearly every weekend from now until the end of December! Hopefully this list will help you and your family catch at least one event near you!   Chino “Chino’s Youth Christmas Parade & Fair”  12/812 @ 9AM. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the corner of Riverside Drive [...]

November 21, 2012 Ashley

Localicious in Santa Monica Review

Localicious in Santa Monica Review

The second annual “Good Food Festival” began with food insights and ended with savory delights! On November 3rd, LACMA hosted the “Good Food Conference” where farmers, chefs, community leaders and foodies of all kinds filled the museum to participate in the “Good Food Revolution”. This movement is dedicated to promote healthy eating and more jobs [...]

November 8, 2012 Ashley

Craft Ladies Present Craft for the Cure

Craft Ladies Present Craft for the Cure

It might be a bit of a trek – but it will be well worth it to spend a fun night in Hollywood with the Craft Ladies.  The “Craft Ladies” comedy web series is harnessing the power of crafting to fight breast cancer with their event Craft For The Cure on October 23 from 7 [...]

October 20, 2012 Rina G

Dia De Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Dia De Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

If your a fan of Dia de Los Muertos art and tradition then you wont want to miss the 13th Annual Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The annual celebration features 100+ alters, hundreds of Aztec Ritual dancers, art, food and a performance from Grammy Award Winning and home town natives Ozomatli. The event [...]

October 16, 2012 Claudia Amezcua

Color Vibe Los Angeles 5k Run

Color Vibe Los Angeles 5k Run

Tired of the same old 5k run. Looking for something to add a little color? Your in luck as Color Vibe is coming to the Fairplex in Pomona offering a unique twist to the traditional 5k run. The run takes participants in a run of their life as they are blasted with colors through the [...]

September 27, 2012 Claudia Amezcua

Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) 2012 Hollywood Review

Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) 2012 Hollywood Review

Halloween Horror Nights 2012 at Universal Studios Halloween is bigger and better than ever, with impressive new mazes, shows and scare zones. [...]

September 22, 2012 ThingsToDo

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest 2012 in the Inland Empire presents no shortage of opportunities to wash down your pretzels with beer, brats and dancing throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties! Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Big Bear is hands down the most talked about Oktobfest in the I.E. As I.E. Weekly reports, you might as well be in Germany, [...]

September 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

Taste of Arcadia with Penny Davidi and Jyll Everman!

Taste of Arcadia with Penny Davidi and Jyll Everman!

  “The Next Food Network Star” and “Chopped All-Stars” contestant Penny Davidi is coming to the “Los Angeles County Arboretum” with “The Next Food Network Star” Finalist Jyll Everman  to judge the annual “Taste of Arcadia”! With the beautiful arboretum as the perfect backdrop local restaurants, caterers, and wine/beer vendors battle it out Monday, September [...]

September 13, 2012 Ashley

Batman Live – Anaheim & Los Angeles – Review

Batman Live – Anaheim & Los Angeles – Review

If you’re looking for fun with the family, Batman Live pitted all your favorite Batman villains against Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, and Alfred. The cast and crew put on a wonderful display of magic, pyrotechnics, choreography, and design.  The wardrobes included bits and pieces that alluded to each of the Batman epics from the 1990s. [...]

September 6, 2012 Alex C Payne

DAYGLOW LA 2012 – Life In Color: The E.N.D

DAYGLOW LA 2012 – Life In Color: The E.N.D

For the second year in a row, Los Angeles will be graced with “Americas Largest Paint Party” “Life In Color: The E.N.D” (formerly DAYGLOW) at The Shrine Expo Hall on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 8:00pm. Life In Color: The End – Preview August 28th By: John Faheem The Worlds largest paint party (18+ event) started in 2006 [...]

August 29, 2012 John Faheem

Big Boy’s Block Party Featuring Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean

Big Boy’s Block Party Featuring Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean

BIG BOY and FUZZY (of Los Angeles’ number one Hip Hop Station POWER 106) and GUERILLA UNION (the promoters behind world-class events such as ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL SERIES and SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL) have just announced the launch of BIG BOY’S BLOCK PARTY. The first annual event has locked in performances by LUPE FIASCO, BIG SEAN, [...]

August 23, 2012 ThingsToDo

Hard Haunted Mansion Nov. 3rd in Downtown LA

Hard Haunted Mansion Nov. 3rd in Downtown LA

Tickets for this year’s Hard Haunted Mansion, or Hard Day of the Dead, go on sale August 11th at 12pm (PST). The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 6pm to 2am at LA Historic Park in Downtown LA. In the past, this event has featured artists such as Skrillex, DJ [...]

August 11, 2012 Andrea C

Mad Decent Block Party on Aug. 25th in LA

Mad Decent Block Party on Aug. 25th in LA

The Mad Decent Block Party presented by Puma is invading Downtown LA again! It is set to take place at LA Center Studios on August 25th. The event will be from 12pm to 8pm and is all ages! Another great thing—it’s free! “Mad Decent” is the record label founded by DJ/Producer, Diplo. It features artists [...]

August 11, 2012 Andrea C

Calvin Harris at Lure Nightclub Hollywood

Calvin Harris at Lure Nightclub Hollywood

One of the world’s best DJs, Calvin Harris, is invading Southern California when he performs at Lure Nightclub in Hollywood on August 10. Of Scottish decent, he’s gained no small amount of notoriety for his hit “Feel So Close,” which has been used in major car commercials. Tickets are $100, a score given that Lure’s [...]

August 6, 2012 Kris

L.A. County Fair 2012

L.A. County Fair 2012

The 90th anniversary L.A. County Fair arrives Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 31st and continues until Sunday, September 30th. The nation’s largest county fair promises 23 days of excitement for all by offering an eclectic mix of world-class concerts, educational, diverse and interactive exhibits, mouth-watering food, unique shopping, exciting horse racing, a thrilling carnival [...]

August 1, 2012 John D.

BAM Fest (Beer, Art, and Music Festival) Santa Monica

BAM Fest (Beer, Art, and Music Festival) Santa Monica

Save the date for October 6 when the Beer, Art and Music Festival hits sunny Santa Monica. A festival celebrating art, music, and craft beer (hey, it’s another form of art), BAM is one of the pioneering events of its kind on L.A.’s westside. It offers a trifecta of locally produced art, music, and suds [...]

July 26, 2012 Kris

Los Angeles Epicurean Festival

Los Angeles Epicurean Festival

**Editorial/Photographic Review Dated August 27, 2012** The Los Angeles Epicurean Festival was nothing short of an awesome blend of wine, deserts, meats and fancy treats when it kicked off at Los Angeles’s historic Vibiana cathedral on Sunday, August 26. Sampled for event goers were scores of wines with an international flavor. Indeed, many of the [...]

July 25, 2012 Kris

The Power of the Riff Festival @ The Echoplex August 11′th

The Power of the Riff Festival @ The Echoplex August 11′th

Looking for the most extreme musical event of the summer? Then look no further and prepare yourself for The Power of the Riff Festival at the Echoplex on August 11’th! The Echo and Echoplex are well known for bringing underground tunes to happy hipsters in L.A and surrounding areas, but for an entire day the [...]

July 20, 2012 Matthew B

Pete and Pete Reunion Show @ The Orpheum in Los Angeles on August 28

Pete and Pete Reunion Show @ The Orpheum in Los Angeles on August 28

Jerkweeds everywhere rejoice. The Cinefamily group, masters of nostalgia and found footage from years past, is teaming up with FYF to bring to life the dreams of millions of 90s kids by creating the first and only Pete and Pete Reunion Show. The show will take place on August 28 at the end of Cinefamily’s [...]

July 17, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Hangar 18 Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms

Hangar 18 Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms

Indoor rock climbing is one of the best ways to get into shape while having a great time and there is no better place to try out rock climbing than Hangar 18. While there are many reasons to love Hangar 18, the real reason they are such a great gym is because of how affordable [...]

July 16, 2012 Matthew B

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen and the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network have teamed up for Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day! Thursday, July 26th, 2012, at all participating Dairy Queen’s one dollar, or more, from every Blizzard purchase will go towards helping out the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. This is a great cause that greatly helps out all of [...]

July 15, 2012 John D.

Free viewing of LA Phil Rehearsals @ The Hollywood Bowl

Free viewing of LA Phil Rehearsals @ The Hollywood Bowl

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is known for many things, especially their amazing live performances, but one thing people don’t know is their free rehearsals. Every Tuesday and Thursday the LA Phil at the Hollywood bowl allows anyone who would like to come and watch their dress rehearsals for absolutely free! In fact, they are known [...]

July 13, 2012 John D.

Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt in Pasadena

Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt in Pasadena

Iconic bookstore, Vromans, presents a fun and inventive way to explore Pasadena by hosting its first ever “Where’s Waldo” contest. Visit 10 out of the 17 businesses listed, find Waldo, receive a special “I found Waldo” card, and bring them back to Vromans for a special button and be entered in a contest for a [...]

July 5, 2012 Ashley

The Lakes at El Segundo – Review

The Lakes at El Segundo – Review

A good round of golf should feel like you’re on vacation; an emergence of beautiful scenery, architecture, great people, food and a game of golf to keep reality in check. I recently had the opportunity to play at The Lakes at El Segundo in El Segundo, CA to see how some of those ideas come [...]

July 5, 2012 Samuel E

Old Pasadena Film Festival 2012

Old Pasadena Film Festival 2012

Showing a wide variety of genres that reflect the urban setting of Old Pasadena alleys, courtyards, and buildings. Most movies are screened in unique outdoor settings and unconventional indoor spaces. All movies are FREE! July 5th  @ 8:30PM- Batman (One Colorado Courtyard, 41 Hugus Alley) July 6th  @ 8:00PM- A Map for Saturday (Distant Lands, [...]

July 3, 2012 Ashley

FYF Fest 2012 Lineup Announced!

FYF Fest 2012 Lineup Announced!

After months of agonizing anticipation, the good people behind the FYF Fest (formerly the Fuck Yeah Fest) finally made good on their promises and constant teasing by announcing the lineup for this year’s fest. Taking place on September 1 and 2 at the L.A. State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, FYF is one of [...]

June 18, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Hiking in Inland Southern California!

Hiking in Inland Southern California!

Looking for something to do this summer that’s fun and easy on the wallet? Go hiking! Southern California has an overwhelming number of hiking trails. From Joshua Tree to Los Angeles there are literally a lifetime of trails to explore. Since there are really too many trails to choose from we’ve compiled a small list [...]

June 15, 2012 Matthew B

Animal Collective @ The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Animal Collective @ The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Animal Collective is going to be going on tour again this fall and they are about to sell tickets for their L.A. date on June 12th, 2012. For those that don’t know, Animal Collective has been making their own, and might I add very unique, brand of music since 1999. They blew up on the [...]

June 11, 2012 John D.