You've undoubtedly been bombarded with the same tired questions from non-Angelenos: How do you celebrate Christmas without snow? Don't you wish you had real seasons? With unwelcome weather patterns out of the equation, we like to think that L.A.'s amazing events set milestones for us to look forward to. From homegrown festivals like FYF, CicLAvia and LA Pride to blockbuster bashes like Coachella, we've rounded up our favorite events throughout the year. Whether you're looking for something to do today, this weekend or in the coming months, look no further than our Los Angeles events calendar for 2017.
Red, White & BBQ presented by Time Out L.A.
Kick off your 4th of July weekend with our Red, White & BBQ bash. We're heating up the summer with classic cook-out fare from some of the city's top spots. Expect to enjoy great food, such as pulled pork sliders, hot links and BBQ chicken as well as enjoy games, DJ music and a Socialbooth presented by Francis Coppola Diamond Collection wines and a beer garden presented by Golden Road Brewing. Our charity partner Inspiring Artisic Minds will be on hand with information about their organization—and providing our bartending staff, to boot. Participating vendors include Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, the Carving Board, Cheezus and Lucille's BBQ. Location: START Los Angeles, 2272 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles Your ticket includes: A tasting from each of participating restaurant Two drinks, including options from Francis Coppola Diamond Collection wines and Golden Road Brewery DJ, games, and socialbooth presented by Francis Coppola Diamond Collection wines. Session times: Session One VIP: Noon to 2:30pm Session One GA: 12:30pm to 2:30pm Session Two VIP: 3:00pm to 5:30pm Session Two GA: 3:30pm to 5:30pm Ticket pricing: Early bird: $20 General Admission: $25 VIP: $35 VIP tickets include a half hour of early admission to the event as well as an extra drink ticket and an entry in an exclusive giveaway Things to know: All attendees must be 21 or over, with valid ID All sales are final and nonrefundable By purchasing, ticket buyer accepts Tim