Things to Do

The best things to do in LA, including popular events, festivals, attractions & tours, free activities and entertainment.


This week's top events

Literary Death Match

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This combustive, competitive reading series pits acclaimed authors against one another to perform in front of three chatty judges.

  1. Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd
  2. Until Tue Jul 22
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Silent Frisco

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Get your dancing shoes ready for another round of this silent disco with a Daft Punk vs. Radiohead playlist.

  1. Wokcano 1413 Fifth St
  2. Fri Jul 11 - Fri Sep 12
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Friday Night Wine Tastings

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

A few years in and already a summer tradition, Barnsdall Park’s wine tastings regularly attract sell-out crowds.

  1. Barnsdall Art Park & Hollyhock House 4800 Hollywood Blvd
  2. Until Fri Aug 29
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Dance Downtown

  • Free

The Music Center offers a free, joyous mashup of music and dancing all summer long.

  1. Music Center 135 N Grand Avenue
  2. Until Fri Sep 19
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Upcoming events

Three Day Rule's Summer Suds Bash

  • Price band: 1/4

Head to Angel City Brewery for an adult field day full of drinking, lawn games and brewery tours.

  1. Angel City Brewery 216 S Alameda St
  2. Sat Jul 12
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Saddle Up LA

  • Price band: 3/4

Giddy-up for a good cause as the Life Group LA mounts this annual horseback ride in support of HIV/AIDS awareness.

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Chinatown Summer Nights

  • Free

This all-ages monthly event is definitely among the liveliest of LA's summer concerts.

  1. Chinatown Central Plaza 943 N Broadway
  2. Sat Jul 12
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Family Jam at the LA Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

The LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens is throwing a family-friendly, after-hours party with "An Evening in Brazil" theme.

  1. Los Angeles Zoo 5333 Zoo Dr
  2. Sat Jul 12
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Hey There Muscles

  • Free

The Incredible Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno, leads the first of this free, weekly fitness class.

  1. Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier
  2. Sat Jul 12 - Sat Aug 16
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Colorado Street Bridge Party

  • Price band: 2/4

Celebrate the legacy of Pasadena's century-old arch bridge as Pasadena Heritage throws a party in its honor.

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Moonlight Rollerway Jubilee

  • Price band: 2/4

Put any form of entertainment on roller skates, and it will be instantly better, like this evening of costumed musical acts, all on skates.

  1. Moonlight Rollerway 5110 San Fernando Rd
  2. Sun Jul 13
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Grease Sing-A-Long

  • Price band: 2/4

Get your fix of G-rated summer lovin' at this year's Grease Sing-A-Long at the Hollywood Bowl.

  1. Hollywood Bowl 2301 N Highland Ave
  2. Sun Jul 13
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Seasonal festivals & fairs

Friday Night Wine Tastings

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Barnsdall Art Park & Hollyhock House 4800 Hollywood Blvd
  2. Until Fri Aug 29
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Grand Performances

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. California Plaza 350 S Grand Ave
  2. Until Sat Sep 13
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  1. Music Center 135 N Grand Avenue
  2. Until Fri Sep 19
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  1. Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier
  2. Until Thu Sep 11
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Los Angeles Attractions & Tours

Getty Center

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. 1200 Getty Center Drive, at I-405
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Natural History Museum

  • Critics choice
  1. Exposition Park
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  1. 1600 Ocean Front, at Colorado Avenue
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  1. 1151 Oxford Road, off Huntington Drive
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  1. 4730 Crystal Springs Dr
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The Grove

  • Critics choice
  1. 189 The Grove Dr
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Hollywood Bowl

  • Critics choice
  1. 2301 N Highland Ave, at US 101
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 5905 Wilshire Blvd
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Disneyland Resort

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 1313 S Disneyland Drive
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Griffith Observatory

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. 2800 E Observatory Road
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  1. 100 Universal City Plaza
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