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Things To Do in LA in July

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine! The 4th of July is just around the corner, bringing with it a host of exciting events and celebrations. Keep an eye on our event list, which will be updated throughout the month, so you don’t miss out on any of the festivities. Have an amazing summer!

Manifestation, Habits & Routines: Summer Virtual Check-In w/ Erika De La Cruz

July 13th, April 6th, 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Feeling the need to recenter yourself for the second half of the year? If you’re looking for a boost in motivation and a chance to revisit your 2024 manifestations, we’ve got just the thing for you! Join our Editor-in-Chief Erika De La Cruz for a special event – Manifestation, Habits & Routines: Summer Virtual Check-In. This free virtual event will teach you techniques to turn your dreams into reality. Be sure to RSVP for free.

Outdoor Showing of ‘Pitch Perfect’ – Movies Under the Stars

July 13th, 8:30 pm

Location: One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA

Experience summer magic at One Colorado, Pasadena’s hotspot for shopping, dining, and entertainment! Join the stars in The Courtyard on July 13th for a special showing of “Pitch Perfect”. To pre-register for this free movie experience click HERE. VIP seating is also available with a $50 receipt from any One Colorado venue. Don’t miss out on unforgettable nights in Old Pasadena!

The Taylor (Swift) Party

July 13th, 8 pm

Location: Belasco Theater, 1050 S Hill St, Los Angeles

Experience The Taylor Party, the ultimate Taylor Swift-inspired dance extravaganza! This enchanting event will take place at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles on July 13th starting at 8 PM, promising a magical celebration of Taylor Swift’s music. Join fellow Swifties as they dance through all of Taylor Swift’s iconic eras. Guests are encouraged to dress in outfits from their favorite era, gather friends, and come ready to party in style! Click HERE to get your tickets! 

The Asada Fest

July 13th, 4-10 pm

Location: 1005 Mateo St, Los Angeles

Craving Carne Asada? Embark on a flavorful journey and savor a variety of tacos from Southern California and Mexico! Join the excitement at the eagerly awaited carne asada celebration in Downtown LA’s bustling Arts District on Saturday, July 13th! A prime destination for creating unforgettable carne asada experiences and enticing all with the irresistible aroma of mesquite-grilled meats. Click HERE to learn more. 

43rd Annual Lotus Festival

July 13th, 12 to 9 pm

Location: 751 Echo Park Lake Ave, Los Angeles

Love flowers and nature? Here’s your opportunity to visit the 43rd Annual Lotus Festival in LA. Witness the Lotuses in full bloom on opening day on July 13th from 12 to 9 pm. While there take pictures of the magnificent flowers, eat snacks and treats, and wonder around Echo Park. Click HERE for more information!

Queen Paint & Sip

July 14th, 6pm

Location: 733 N West Knoll DR, West Hollywood

Adore Queen and have a passion for art? This Sunday there is an exclusive Queen-themed Paint & Sip at Le Parc’s stunning rooftop lounge. The rooftop features panoramic views of West Hollywood while allowing painters to sip on drinks and dine on food. The event will also feature dancing which is perfect for Queen lovers. Click HERE for more information!

Dior Pop-Up at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Now – September 2nd, 9 am-6 pm

Location: 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills

Dior is taking over the pool at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel this summer for its second year. The upper deck is transformed with pink and grey Dior surf-inspired cabins which frame the outside of the pop-up boutique. You can shop Maria Grazia Chiuri’s ‘Soleil’ and ‘Sauvage’ prints – highlighting sketches of nature and a constellation of suns – across a range of beachwear and accessories, from signature handbags to glassware created with summer in mind. This is open to hotel guests and non-hotel guests. More info here.

The Concern Foundation’s 49th Annual Block Party

July 13th, 6 pm

Location: 5515 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Ever wanted to explore Paramount’s Studios Hollywood iconic backlot while supporting a good cause? Don’t miss the Concern Foundation‘s 49th Annual Block Party! This extravaganza features food, drinks, live entertainment, and a chance to wander Hollywood’s backlots. This year’s theme is “Mission Concern – Conquering Cancer, The Final Frontier.” Grab your tickets HERE.

Duke Dumont All Night Long 

July 13th

Location: Red Studios Hollywood, 846 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles

If you’re in the mood to dance your way into summer, Framework presents Duke Dumont All Night Long at the iconic Red Studios Hollywood. This event features a headline performance by your favorite house producer, Duke Dumont, in one of Hollywood’s top-tier studio environments. Framework, in collaboration with Goldenvoice, transforms this century-old historic landmark into an electrifying dance celebration you won’t want to miss! Click HERE to learn more! 

Red, White & Blue Bash

July 17th, 6 pm – 8 pm

Location: 8801 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Interested in learning more about Culver City? Come socialize with locals and support local businesses and artists at the Hometown Hangout event series, hosted by The Shay on July 17th. Enjoy live music and your favorite American food while experiencing everything the Red, White & Blue Bash has to offer. Learn more HERE!

Spotlight: Benson Boone

July 18th, 7 pm

Location: GRAMMY Museum, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Excited to delve into the creative process of Benson Boone, a Billboard Charting Hot 100 artist, and discover the magic behind his latest album, Fireworks & Rollerblades? Don’t miss your opportunity to catch him live! Start your day with a visit to the Grammy Museum, then mark your calendar for Thursday, July 18th at 7 pm to witness Benson Boone’s electrifying new music. Click HERE to get your tickets now! 

1212’s Late Night Event

July 19th, 8:30 pm

Location: 1212 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Summer is heating up, and if you need a fun Girls’ Night Out or just an excuse to party, 1212 Santa Monica is having a Late Night event! Enjoy a night of unparalleled excitement with a DJ spinning the hottest tracks from the center of the restaurant. Sponsored by 818 and Matemaker, this epic night is one you don’t want to miss. Grab your tickets on Posh now and get ready to dance the night away! Click here to learn more.

Chaotic Singles Pool Party

July 20th, 1 pm – 6 pm

Location: 8462 West Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069

Single and ready to mingle? Join the Chaotic Singles Pool Party at Hotel Ziggy on July 20th! Sponsored by Match and mio, this event features a vibrant pool atmosphere with delicious mocktails available. Expect over 300 singles to attend—don’t miss out on the ultimate pool party for singles! To get tickets, click HERE. 

Summer Poolside Cinema Series

Now – September 1st, every Sunday

Location: 101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Santa Monica’s iconic Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is embracing the term ‘long summer nights’ by welcoming hotel guests and locals to enjoy the return of the property’s beloved Summer Poolside Cinema Series in partnership with Hulu. There will be diverse selection of films including family-friendly classics, rom-coms, action-packed flicks and more in an immersive, themed ambiance. There will also be special surprise moments the summer series featuring giveaways, photo moments, and more. See the lineup and buy your tickets HERE.

Night Markets at the Bungalow

 Now – August 29th, every Thursday

Location: The Bungalow Santa Monica, 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Celebrate the spirit of community every Thursday with delectable cuisine, expertly crafted cocktails, live music, and vibrant ambiance at the Bungalow. This summer, enjoy food from Tacos 1986, the Boiling Crab, and the Lonely Oyster, along with celebrity guests. The kickoff evening features Jason Momoa guest bartending with his vodka brand, Meili, and an appearance by Aaron Paul with his mezcal brand, Dos Hombres. Best of all, this family-friendly event is free and open to all ages.

Candle Making & Wine Tasting

Now-July 19th

Location: 23130 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA 91307

Check out this unforgettable experience of crafting your very own candle while drinking some of the best wines. Let your creativity shine bright as you learn how to make your own candle from Laura Yochum from Prostainable. As your candle sets, delve into a diverse range of Malibu Wines which will be handpicked to complement the candle-making experience. This is a perfect date night idea or bonding activity with a group of friends. This event is 21+ and tickets are selling quick. Find more info and buy tickets HERE.

Barnsdall Park’s Wine Tasting Series

May 31st-August 30th, 5:30pm-9pm

Location: Barnsdall Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Spend the evening at Barnsall Park’s infamous wine tasting series that has returned for their 15th season. This series will be happening every Friday, so make sure you mark your calendar! Visitors can enjoy the cultural campus for wine tasting while also checking out the COLA exhibition through July 20th at DCA’s LA Municipal Art Gallery, and wine tours will include tours of the interior of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House. Find more info and buy your tickets HERE

Foster Love Gala

July 19th, 5 pm

Location: 16500 Scientific, Irvine, CA, 92618

Foster Love  – the amazing non-profit that is dedicated to improving the lives of children in foster care – invites the public to attend their super special A Million Dreams gala. Spend the evening celebrating the power of compassion and community, and raise awareness and funds to continue to further their mission on providing love, stability, and opportunities to help children in foster care. You will hear from inspiring speakers, heartwarming stories, and getopportunities to connect with other supporters who aim to make a difference in the lives of foster kids. If you’re interested in making a difference, find more info and purchase your tickets HERE.

Dine LA Restaurant Week

July 12th – July 26th

Location: Various locations across LA

Craving a culinary adventure? Join Dine LA  Restaurant Week in LA with over 300 restaurants offering special menus and discounts! Some of our faves include a $55 per person 3 course dinner at La Bohème West Hollywood and 1212 Santa Monica with a delightful lineup of dishes and dessert. Also, Da Barbara – Hollywood’s Italian hidden gem awarded Italy’s prestigious 2-fork honor by Gambero Rosso is offering $35 lunch and $45 dinner menus featuring chef Barbara Pollastrini’s pasta masterpieces and innovative dishes.  Check out the full lineup of restaurants for this delicious event HERE!

Cirque du Soleil Presents KOOZA

Now – August 4th

Location: Laguna Hills Mall, 24155 Laguna Hills Mall, CA 92653

Cirque du Soleil brings a stunning show to Southern California titled KOOZA that you won’t want to miss. KOOZA is an innovative journey viewed through the perspective of The Innocent, an endearing yet naïve clown looking for his place in the world. KOOZA takes you through the self-discovery journey of The Innocent, who is miraculously transferred to a bizarre but exotic world. Get your tickets for a performance perfect for date night or family night out.

Neon Brush LA: Sip & Paint Workshop in the Dark

July 25th-July 28th

Location: The Three Clubs, 1123 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038

We love a good painting workshop, especially this one. Sip on a drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) while you create your own art. The Three Clubs is transforming into this unique retro-futuristic atmosphere allows you to immerse yourself in fluorescent neon-lit setting to create and have fun! Bring your friends for an unforgettable night of fun and unleash your creativity. Tickets are selling quick, so make sure you reserve your spot HERE.

KCRW Summer Nights

Now – September 21st

Location: Southern California

Love outdoor music? Join KCRW for their annual Summer Nights! These events are happening all throughout Southern California in notable locations such as Union Station and Descanso Gardens. All ages are welcome, and the event is free. There will be dancing, music, food, and much more. Click HERE to RSVP.

Bar Louie Food Deals

Now – July 29th

Location: Various locations across Los Angeles

Looking for some fun ways to celebrate July? Bar Louie has you covered with fantastic offers across their 64 locations! Kick off Independence Day Weekend with $4 Domestic Draft beers from July 4th-7th and rewards members can earn discounts from July 1st-7th because nothing says freedom like cheap beer! Celebrate National Mojito Day on July 11th with $8.50 Havana Classic Mojitos during Happy Hour, refreshingly minty and perfect for pretending you’re on a tropical vacation. Toast to National Tequila Day on July 24th with Happy Hour specials on premium tequilas and signature cocktails because tequila fixes everything (well, almost). Indulge in 50% off decadent truffle fries for National French Fry Day on July 12th, because truffle oil makes everything better. Celebrate National Wing Day on July 29th with 50% off bone-in wings during Happy Hour because who can resist saucy, delicious wings. Click HERE to learn more.

America’s Secret Los Angeles 

July 11st – September 1st, 7 pm – 9 pm

Location: Voss at Beverly Center, 8th floor, 8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Discover “America’s Secret Los Angeles” this summer! The eighth floor of the Beverly Center hosts an unforgettable journey into America’s scandalous past. Featuring an immersive walkthrough museum, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, and the hilarious variety show “Red, White & Who Knew!” hosted by the fabulous Shequida Hall as Lady Liberty herself. Dive into history with humor and scandal in this one-of-a-kind experience that redefines how you see the nation’s past. Don’t miss out! Buy your HERE.

Mulholland Trail Horseback Tour

Now – September

Location: 3400 Beachwood Dr, Los Angeles

Ever wanted to see the Hollywood sign while horseback riding? Now’s your chance with the Mulholland Trail Horseback Tour. See a view of both the ocean and Hollywood sign while experiencing the true California lifestyle. Start your travels on the iconic Beachwood Drive and then travel through the iconic Hollywood Hills. Don’t miss this iconic opportunity and get your tickets HERE.

Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Game at Dodger Stadium

Now – September

Location: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles

Nothing is better than experiencing this summer with a dodger dog in one hand and a live baseball game in the other. Experience a chance to watch your favorite players hit a home run or beat your archnemesis. Not only is the baseball game fun to watch but the food ranging from pizza to sushi is even better. A baseball game would be the perfect gift for your partner or friend who is a Dodger’s fan. Click HERE to purchase tickets!

K-9 Comedy at Fluffology

July 27th, 7:30 – 10 pm

Location: 11128 Magnolia Boulevard Los Angeles

Looking for a community of dog lovers? If you have a love for dogs and comedy the K-9 Comedy at Fluffology hosted by Stateside Comedy is perfect for you. Included in your 25 dollar ticket is a comedy show featuring 5 comedians and an open bar. What would a comedy show be without bringing your dog along? Click HERE to purchase your tickets today!

***Past Events***

Cinespia Free Screening

July 10th, 7 pm

Location: Hollywood Forever Cemetary, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Check out LA’s ultimate cinematic experience, Cinespia film screening, for its 23rd season under the stars at LA Historic Park. LA’s favorite cinematic experience will be hosting a free screening of Prime Video’s upcoming animated series: Sausage Party: FoodTopia, which follows Frank, Brenda, Barry, and Sammy as they try to build their own food society. Don’t miss this ultimate summer experience while enjoying free tasty treats, fun photo opps and other special surprises. Find tickets HERE!

Star and Stripes Pool Party

July 4th, 2 pm

Location: 6516 Selma Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028

Ready to dive into some Wild West fun? Desert 5 Spot will be hosting their notorious Swimsuits & Cowboy Boots Wild West Pool Party from 2 pm until late. Enjoy live musical performances by Eternity Speedway and DJ sounds by Ariana Gavrilis. Grab a bite at the Cowboy Cookout for burgers and hot dogs, and stop by Jada & Jon’s Trading Post to shop from local vendors. Planning a staycation? Tommie Hollywood is offering 15% off for those who book a room with their “Come for the Party, Stay for the Night” package. Click HERE to learn more!

Paséa Hotel & Spa 4th of July Celebration

July 4th

Location: 21080 CA-1, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Fireworks are already mesmerizing to look at but can you imagine how magical they would look over the ocean?  Experience it at the Paséa Hotel & Spa right on PCH in Huntington Beach which has an incredible view of the pier. Paséa will have their annual fireworks over the ocean on July 4th.

Universal Studios 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 

July 4th

Location: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

Amusement parks are one of the most magical places to go and nothing is better than a holiday at the park.  Celebrate independence day at Universal Studios with its annual dazzling display of 4th of July fireworks, live music, themed décor, and more. All festivities are included in the price of theme park admission. Throughout the day, guests can experience attractions while enjoying the rhythmic beats of the fife and drum bands along with festive decor throughout the park. At 9 pm the festivities will ramp up as colorful fireworks illuminate the nighttime sky to the tune of familiar universal-themed music and patriotic favorites. Get your park ticket here.

KABOOM!

July 4th, 4:00 pm

Location: 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

What better way to celebrate America’s birthday than with food, music, and monster trucks. KABOOM!, Fairplex’s annual heart-pounding, patriotic tribute to America will be back for 2023 and will feature a riveting display of fireworks, motocross, and monster truck show. Secure your Fourth of July plans now.

**Check out our full list of the Best Places to watch 4th of July Fireworks in LA.**

LA Venice Beach Walking Food Tour

Now – July 8th

Location: The Venice Whaler, 10 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292

Check out this secret walking food tour in Venice Beach. Explore the Venice’s amazing food bursting with flavor, creativity, and stunning street art. Start your 3 hour tour in the Venice Canals, and travel through the infamous Venice Skatepark, and end at the Ocean Front Walk! Indulge in LA’s finest culinary delights while learning about the rich culture and history of Venice. Find more info and tickets HERE.

Feature image courtesy of Malibu Wines and Andaz Weho