Best events in Los Angeles

Check out the top events in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hollywood Bowl
1. Hollywood Bowl
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254 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Music Venue
Ardi
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for it…
John
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for it…
Jamielle
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for i…
1. Hollywood Bowl
1. Hollywood Bowl
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254 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Ardi
Ardi
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for its band shell, a distinctive se…
John
John
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for its band shell, a distinctive se…
Jamielle
Jamielle
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for its band shell, a distinctive s…
2. Echoplex
2. Echoplex
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31 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
Point of interestEstablishment
Tim
The Echo and its sister bar, Echoplex commonly have avante-garde youthful concerts and DJ events. A more low-k…
Eva
Located below (downstairs from) The Echo, this is a 650 capacity music venue with a small outdoor patio. The R…
Andi And Alicia
A leading venue for indie bands. April through October, catch the free, kid-friendly Sunday evening Grand Ole …
2. Echoplex
2. Echoplex
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31 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
Tim
Tim
The Echo and its sister bar, Echoplex commonly have avante-garde youthful concerts and DJ events. A more low-key sneakers-n-jeans outing.
Eva
Eva
Located below (downstairs from) The Echo, this is a 650 capacity music venue with a small outdoor patio. The Rolling Stones played an intima…
Andi And Alicia
Andi And Alicia
A leading venue for indie bands. April through October, catch the free, kid-friendly Sunday evening Grand Ole Echo roots/Americana showcase.
3. Silver Lake Wine
3. Silver Lake Wine
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33 local reviews
2395 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-662-9024
Liquor storeFoodStore
Joanne
This wine store hosts tasting events on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays....a great place to stop by for a wine …
tim
Excellent wine shop in walking distance. Wine tastings and events almost every night of the week.
Diana
Silver Lake Wine is undoubtedly the best place in the neighborhood to purchase a bottle of vino. But in line w…
3. Silver Lake Wine
3. Silver Lake Wine
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33 local reviews
2395 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-662-9024
Joanne
Joanne
This wine store hosts tasting events on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays....a great place to stop by for a wine flight. Its and incredibly so…
tim
tim
Excellent wine shop in walking distance. Wine tastings and events almost every night of the week.
Diana
Diana
Silver Lake Wine is undoubtedly the best place in the neighborhood to purchase a bottle of vino. But in line with the social vibe of the nei…
4. Cinefamily
4. Cinefamily
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11 local reviews
611 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323-655-2510
Point of interestEstablishment
Lisa
Amazing events and movies
Orla
Shows indie new releases and special events. Every night there is some cool screening or event here.
Isabel
Go see a film. The way LA locals do.
4. Cinefamily
4. Cinefamily
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11 local reviews
611 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323-655-2510
Lisa
Lisa
Amazing events and movies
Orla
Orla
Shows indie new releases and special events. Every night there is some cool screening or event here.
Isabel
Isabel
Go see a film. The way LA locals do.
5. Skylight Books
5. Skylight Books
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29 local reviews
1818 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-660-1175
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Holly
This is one of the best independent bookstores in LA. There is a very active calendar of readings and other ev…
Grace
A local favorite, Skylight has something for everyone, as well as frequent events that bring in famous talent…
Elizabeth
Great, local bookstore. You'll find everything about film, Los Angeles and art in this store.
5. Skylight Books
5. Skylight Books
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29 local reviews
1818 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-660-1175
Holly
Holly
This is one of the best independent bookstores in LA. There is a very active calendar of readings and other events. Lots of books about LA a…
Grace
Grace
A local favorite, Skylight has something for everyone, as well as frequent events that bring in famous talent. Ideal for browsing books and …
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Great, local bookstore. You'll find everything about film, Los Angeles and art in this store.
6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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433 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Art Museum
Lisa
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission…
Pamela
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission…
mari
Just a few blocks down, about a 10 min walk. This art museum is known for its very popular pillars which remai…
6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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433 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Lisa
Lisa
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission one day a week. Parking fee. …
Pamela
Pamela
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission one day a week. Parking fee. …
mari
mari
Just a few blocks down, about a 10 min walk. This art museum is known for its very popular pillars which remain lit throughout the night. Al…
7. Abbot Kinney Blvd
7. Abbot Kinney Blvd
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150 local reviews
Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles
Route
Maddy
First Fridays on Abbott Kinney - The event starts around 6 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. first Friday of every …
Lisa
First Fridays on Abbot Kinney - The event starts around 6 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. first Friday of every mo…
Benjamin
A must see street. Lots of great innovative food, shops, art galleries, and fashion. Named "Coolest Block in…
7. Abbot Kinney Blvd
7. Abbot Kinney Blvd
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150 local reviews
Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles
Maddy
Maddy
First Fridays on Abbott Kinney - The event starts around 6 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. first Friday of every month. Shops stay open late. …
Lisa
Lisa
First Fridays on Abbot Kinney - The event starts around 6 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. first Friday of every month. Shops stay open late. Lot…
Benjamin
Benjamin
A must see street. Lots of great innovative food, shops, art galleries, and fashion. Named "Coolest Block in America" by GQ magazine. Ch…
8. The Americana at Brand
8. The Americana at Brand
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123 local reviews
889 Americana Way, Glendale
Closed now
+1 818-637-8982
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Sylvia
Anthropologie, Apple, H&M, live music, movie theater, fun events and more. It's designed by the same people as…
Emma
Architecturally unique outdoor chandelier lit, pedestrian promenade with top-notch shops, cafes, restaurants, …
Kendall
Great outdoor mall with tons of cute shops and restaurants. A trolley that runs throughout and dancing water …
8. The Americana at Brand
8. The Americana at Brand
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123 local reviews
889 Americana Way, Glendale
Closed now
+1 818-637-8982
Sylvia
Sylvia
Anthropologie, Apple, H&M, live music, movie theater, fun events and more. It's designed by the same people as The Grove, but less crowded.
Emma
Emma
Architecturally unique outdoor chandelier lit, pedestrian promenade with top-notch shops, cafes, restaurants, holiday events & a spectacular…
Kendall
Kendall
Great outdoor mall with tons of cute shops and restaurants. A trolley that runs throughout and dancing water fountains give the Americana a…
9. Annenberg Community Beach House
9. Annenberg Community Beach House
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34 local reviews
415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica
Closed now
+1 310 458-4904
Beach
Leslie
The large outdoor beach front pool. Also has some good free cultural events now and then. Docent led tours of …
Lisa + Joe
Beautiful space, right on the beach. Ongoing series of free concerts, lectures, readings and exhibits. Events …
Cristian
This five-acre beach house accommodates a main house has a recreational room for board games, Ping-Pong and cl…
9. Annenberg Community Beach House
9. Annenberg Community Beach House
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34 local reviews
415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica
Closed now
+1 310 458-4904
Leslie
Leslie
The large outdoor beach front pool. Also has some good free cultural events now and then. Docent led tours of the Marion Davies Guesthouse f…
Lisa + Joe
Lisa + Joe
Beautiful space, right on the beach. Ongoing series of free concerts, lectures, readings and exhibits. Events take place mostly on Tuesdays …
Cristian
Cristian
This five-acre beach house accommodates a main house has a recreational room for board games, Ping-Pong and classes and events; a swimming p…
10. Pershing Square
10. Pershing Square
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9 local reviews
532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-847-4970
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
LEVEL Furnished Living
Pershing Square is in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles at 532 S. Olive St. Pershing Square features an open a…
Brenda
Modern park known for its 10-story purple bell tower features summer concerts & community events.
Beautiful L.A.
Enjoy free entertainment under the twinkling lights of downtown LA during summer and skating at the Holiday I…
10. Pershing Square
10. Pershing Square
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9 local reviews
532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-847-4970
LEVEL Furnished Living
LEVEL Furnished Living
Pershing Square is in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles at 532 S. Olive St. Pershing Square features an open and elevated ayan-style amphith…
Brenda
Brenda
Modern park known for its 10-story purple bell tower features summer concerts & community events.
Beautiful L.A.
Beautiful L.A.
Enjoy free entertainment under the twinkling lights of downtown LA during summer and skating at the Holiday Ice Rink in winter. This Outdoo…
11. ArcLight Hollywood
11. ArcLight Hollywood
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143 local reviews
6360 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
+1 323 464-1478
Movie Theater
Anna
Not everyone knows that Arclight Hollywood offers great Q&As with filmmakers and hosts cultural events. Check …
Jahel
There is no week that there is no a movie premiere or event in this venue. Pricey but super nice.
Demitra
The Cinerama dome boasts assigned seats, often has film premieres and events and is in the heart of Hollywood…
11. ArcLight Hollywood
11. ArcLight Hollywood
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143 local reviews
6360 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
+1 323 464-1478
Anna
Anna
Not everyone knows that Arclight Hollywood offers great Q&As with filmmakers and hosts cultural events. Check it out.
Jahel
Jahel
There is no week that there is no a movie premiere or event in this venue. Pricey but super nice.
Demitra
Demitra
The Cinerama dome boasts assigned seats, often has film premieres and events and is in the heart of Hollywood.
12. Chinatown
12. Chinatown
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51 local reviews
Chinatown, Los Angeles
NeighborhoodPolitical
Paula
Just north of downtown is Chinatown that has numerous restaurants and special events all year long.
Peggy J
Chinatown is a neighborhood in Downtown Los Angeles, that became a commercial center for Chinese and other A…
Paul
So many great restaurants in China Town. I like the selection at the Far East Plaza at 727 N. Broadway which h…
12. Chinatown
12. Chinatown
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51 local reviews
Chinatown, Los Angeles
Paula
Paula
Just north of downtown is Chinatown that has numerous restaurants and special events all year long.
Peggy J
Peggy J
Chinatown is a neighborhood in Downtown Los Angeles, that became a commercial center for Chinese and other Asian businesses in Central Los…
Paul
Paul
So many great restaurants in China Town. I like the selection at the Far East Plaza at 727 N. Broadway which has many popular restaurants, a…