Dinosaurs have become “unextinct” at the Los Angeles Zoo this summer. Come and meet 17 life-size dinosaurs, take pictures with the ferocious creatures, and learn how they are connected to the modern day zoo animals. This Mesozoic experience will run until October 31, 2016 at the LA Zoo for a seperate ticketed price of only $5 per person.
OUE Skyspace LA, B5:E5 tallest open-air observation deck located on top of the US Bank Tower is opening to the public and is throwing a free public block party in celebration! The observation deck offically opens on June 25th, and Skysace LA is inviting everyone for this Free all-day event! The block party is from 10 am to 11pm, around the US Bank Tower on S. Hope street between Hope Place and 3rd street. This event will feature live performances, a variety of food trucks, a Community Tent area and specialty beer garden for 21 and older guests, best of all, tickets will not be necessary to visit the observation deck. https://www.skyspace-la.com
Be sure to check out the Street Food Cinema schedule this summer for a movie in the park! Street Food Cinema has several locations all around LA, so no matter where you are at there is location near you! There are various food trucks for your tastebuds to try, and a musical act before the movie for your entertainment! So bring a friend, a blanket and Fido(allowed most dates), and enjoy a movie al-fresco style! Tickets start at $13 for adults.
The largest LGBTQ ticketed festival in the United States is back this weekend! The 46th annual PRIDE Music Festival and Parade returns to West Hollywood Park June 10 thru June 12. Join this three day celebration of the LGBTQ Community and supporters! Headliners include Carly Rae Jepsen, Charli XCX, and sister power duo Krewella! Come for the music, stay for the art-exhibits, foodtrucks, and pop-up bars! Single day tickets are $15 and three day passes are just $45.
A park full of books on a beautiful, Southern California weekend. What could be more perfect? Spend this Saturday and Sunday digging through piles of books, new and old, talking with local book vendors and avid readers alike. The event will include signings by guest authors, readings and giveaways. This event is fun for the whole family! Date: April 9-10 Location: USC, Exposition Park Time: 10:00am Price of Event: $1.00 For more information, check out the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books website.
Switch up your moving viewing experience and spend a night under the stars watching a great film. Simultaneously take advantage of breezy California “Winter” and Los Angeles’ rich film history with the Rooftop Film Club. Recent showings have included classics such as Casablanca and the Big Short and current hits like The Big Short and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Tickets sell out fast, so jump on it before it’s too late! Date: Through the end of May Time: See Website Location: Ricardo Montalbon Theatre, 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles Event Fee: $19 per screening For more information, including movie listings, dates and times, check out the Rooftop Film Club site!
Calling all witches and wizards! The Southern California theme park world is about to be magically transformed with the Grand Opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter happening at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016. The popular books and movies will instantly come to life through rides, shopping and interactive experiences. The park is here to stay, but don’t miss out on the historic grand opening. All muggles are welcome! Date: April 7, 2016 Location: Universal Studios Hollywood Time: Times Vary, see website Price: $129+ per day More Info: Click here!
Enter the wondrous world of comic boos at this year’s WonderCon at the LA Convention Center. Take in all that popular media has to offer in one place. Tickets go fast, but you won’t want to miss out on a chance to discover old classics and new favorites with communities of other super-fans. Date: March 25- March 27, 2016 Location: Los Angeles Convention Center Time:Friday 12:00–7:00, Saturday 10:00–7:00, Sunday 10:00–5:00 Price:$30/day More Info: Click here!
LA’s favorite Shopping Mall is ready for the holidays! The West Coast version of the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting of NYC, The Grove’s Tree Lighting Event promises a Hollywood touch to an already starry event. With appearances and performances by both Meghan Trainor and Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) accompanied by a 55-piece orchestra, you’re going to want to be at the Grove on November 14th from 7-9pm. Spend the day shopping at the mall and then hunker down to get the best seats in the house no later than 5:00. Spots fill up quick, so bundle up and bring snacks to steak out while you wait for the event to start. The Grove Christmas Tree Lighting is a great
Take advantage of one of the most notorious art installation in recent history, Random International’s “Rain Room” (2012) now showing at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA). Using sensor touch technology, the Rain Room is easier experienced than explained. First finding a home at New York’s MoMa, the piece has made it’s way to the West Coast and is currently setting up shop in LA from November 1, 2015 to March 6, 2016. While at the piece, take advantage of the trip and visit LACMA for the countless other beautiful and sublime offerings. Be careful to wait this one out– Public Tickets may sell out sooner rather than later. Trust us when we say that this is not