There are tons of things to do in Los Angeles that are always within reach—and you can easliy spend several years here and still have a long LA bucket list. We can pack our cars at any time for trips to the best beaches or sweat it out on hilly hikes (you know, there are more places than just Runyon). But the memories that stand out as the best of 2013 are from LA's one-of-a-kind events and festivals that make each calendar year exciting. Click through the slide show for a trip down memory lane: our favorite things we saw in 2013.
RECOMMENDED: Look back at the best of 2013 in Los Angeles