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10 Things to do in LA this August (2022)

Warner Bros Tour

If you are a big fan of Friends, Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Man, or other major movies such as Harry Potter, then we have the perfect tour for you. Pick a day where your schedule is cleared because you won’t want to miss this opportunity for an ultimate Warner Bros Tour. Each admission guarantees a 3-hour tour (1-hour guided tour + 1.5-hour self-guided tour) where you get to visit the backlot exterior sets, sound stages, archives, the Batcave and Batmobile Collection, the Prop Department, the DC Universe Exhibit, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, the list is endless. You will also visit original sets, including the living room from Two and a Half Men, Central Perk Café from Friends, and design your own Batmobile and movie costumes. Plus, you can even test green screen technology. For our movie fans out there, this one is for you!

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Coffee Fest Los Angeles

Calling out all of our coffee connoisseurs (we know you’re out there), this festival was made for you. Happening at the Los Angeles Convention Center, make sure to secure your tickets to learn from industry experts and try some delicious new products. Connect with top brands, learn more about our local coffee, and mingle with other coffee business owners because you just might discover your newest fav coffee spot.

August 28th – 30th

Coffee Fest Tickets

Hollywood Bowl

Ever watched a movie with an orchestra performing the score live to picture? If not, then now is your chance if you want to experience the thrill of the classic hit, Back to the Future, on Hollywood Bowl’s big screen with a live score performance.

August 5th & 6th, 8 pm PST

Back to the Future with the LA Phil

Academy Museum of Motion Arts

Still haven’t been to the biggest museum in LA? Reserve your tickets for August to secure a spot to attend and learn about the past, present, and future of film. Experience all the fabulous exhibitions, and don’t miss the opportunity to reserve tickets to enjoy the feeling of receiving an Oscar. Spend the night feeling like the star you are!

Sunday-Thursday 10 am to 6 pm PST

Friday-Saturday 10 am to 8 pm PST

And the Oscar goes to…

Immsersive Frida Kahlo

If you enjoyed the Van Gogh Immersive Experience, then you will absolutely love the Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience. As you stroll through the immersive gallery, learn more about Mexican-born artist Frida Kahlo’s life experiences through her beautiful art displayed in large projections with a musical score. This experience is only open until August 16th, so hurry and secure your spot before it’s too late (You won’t want to miss it).

Sunday, 11 am – 6:30 pm PST

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5 Saturday 11 am – 8:30 pm PST 

Thursday, 11 am – 3 pm PST

Immersive Frida Kahlo Tickets

The Music Center Dance DTLA

Get your groove on this summer under the stars with The Music Center’s Dance DTLA. For five days in August, enjoy a FREE evening of dancing on Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center. Bust out your newly learned moves as some of LA’s top DJs and local bands will play live.

August 5th, 7 pm – 11 pm: Vogue Night

August 12th, 7 pm – 11 pm: K-Pop

August 19th, 7 pm – 11 pm: Disco

August 26th, 7 pm – 11 pm: Bachata

Get Your Groove On

Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free, LA

Want to learn more about one of the greatest rappers ever to live? Now is your chance to learn more about Tupac’s life, music, and legacy. Start jamming out to some of his top songs like To Live & Die in L.A. or Dear Mama to dive into this Tupac learning experience completely. 

Monday & Wednesday 12 pm – 7 pm PST

Thursday 12 pm – 8 pm PST

Friday 12 pm – 9 pm PST

Saturday 11 am – 9 pm PST

Sunday 11 am – 7 pm PST

Every Time I Speak I Want the Truth to Come Out

Candlelight: Tribute to Taylor Swift

We’ve got something for all you Swiftie fans! Happening at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church, enjoy an intimate atmosphere in a venue filled with candlelights, fellow T-Swift fans, and overall just an unforgettable night. A string quartet will be performing a tribute to Taylor Swift, and yes, they are bound to play some of your favorite songs like Shait it Off, Lover, I Knew You Were in Trouble, and more.

August 18th, 6:30 pm & 9:00 pm

A Tribute to Taylor Swift Tickets

Magic Show & VIP Potion Cocktail Experience

Alakazam! This Magic show and Cocktail experience is only happening on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays this month. Each ticket will feature a fun and enchanting magic show and a magic potion cocktail (Yum). You can also purchase additional food and cocktails separately, so let the magical night begin.

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 8:30 pm

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Salsa & Bachata Lessons & Social

Dance the night away on the floor of the gorgeous Victorian nightclub to take beginner & intermediate Salsa & Bachata lessons. After learning to dance to Latin music, stay to mingle with new people and show off your new moves as the DJ plays some of your favorite hit songs. Now, go get your moves on and have a fabulous time.

August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, 8 pm PST

Tickets for Salsa & Bachata Lessions

Featured Image Photo Courtesy of Joshua White, Courtesy of Academy Museum of Motion Pictures