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Things to do this weekend in Los Angeles: Sept 14-16

Things to do this weekend in Los Angeles: Sept 14-16

We curate an L.A. weekend itinerary of the city’s best concerts, culture and cuisine, every week, just for you.


Escort your pooch to dOGUMENTA, an art exhibition designed for dogs at FIGat7th.

Roam the Los Angeles Zoo after-hours during Roaring Nights, a late-night bash featuring live bands, food trucks, boozy drinks, a dance party, zookeeper talks and live animal encounters.

Get an early start to Halloween on the opening evening of Halloween Horror Nights. Universal Studios’ big-budget terrifying tradition includes mazes themed to Stranger Things, Poltergeist, The First Purge and more.


Get to know Downtown Glendale at the Glendale Open Arts & Music Festival, a free community festival with music from Allah-Las, arts and craft markets, beer and wine gardens and more.

Meet more than 120 local writers, designers, cartoonists and artists at the Long Beach Zine Fest, a showcase of independent publishing at the Expo Arts Center.

Keep outdoor movie season going as Street Food Cinema screens Selena at Los Angeles State Historic Park and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at Brand Library Park, Cinespia shows Saturday Night Fever at Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Eat|See|Hear wraps up its season with A League of Their Own at the North Hollywood Recreation Center


Peruse handmade wares from 55 independent designers during the Unique LA Pop-Up, this free event at Culver City’s Platform from the celebrated market series.

Head to the Geffen Playhouse for a matinee of The Cake. A baker hesitates to create a wedding cake for two women in this play from This is Us writer Bekah Brunstetter.

Take a pick between a pair of concerts tonight. See appearances from Patti Smith, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O, skateboarder Tony Hawk, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and others at Pathway to Paris, a climate change benefit concert at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. Or listen to sunny, dreamy tunes as the War on Drugs and Alvvays play the Hollywood Bowl.

Find more things to do this weekend by clicking each day or by heading over to our weekend calendar. 

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