Nothing like one last major festival to close out the summer! Created by Jay-Z, the Made in America Festival will surely bring together the best of the best from music and food for one epic festival that you do not want to miss. For more information and ticket information visit http://www.madeinamericafest.com/16/
Another day, another festival! This time is the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival coming August 21-24, and the best of Los Angeles’ talent will be in attendance! Local chefs will be preparing special themed dishes, and will be conducting live cooking demonstrations to spectators. Wine seminars will also be scheduled, to make the perfect food and wine pairing. So be sure to check out this event if you wish to create dishes like the professionals! http://www.lafw.com/
Summer may soon be over but festival season is still going strong. Coming August 18-21 to Echo Park Los Angeles is Echo Park Rising. This FREE three-day music festival is lined up full of Los Angeles’ best local talent, that you’ll be sure to hear on the radio soon after thanks to this festival, and you can claim to have heard them first! For the foodie in you, several of Los Angeles’ best will bring their best dishes and food specials! http://epr.la/
Angel City Brewery is back at it again for a fourth year in a row with their specially crafted Avocado Ale! In honor of the ale’s return, Angel City Brewery is celebrating with an all day event! The Avocado Festival will be held on August 8, with food parings, brewery tours, live music, and prizes! $1 from every Avocado Ale sold with benefit the Ron Finely project, so come drink and do some good! For more information on this event visit http://angelcitybrewery.com/event/avocado-festival-2016/
Cannot wait for October to get in on the Halloween fun? Scare LA and the Pasadena Convention Center has just the thing to hold you off until October! Scare LA is a horror, open-to-the-public, convention, featuring all things scary! Guaranteed to give you a thrill, Scare LA will feature halloween-style mazes, interactive games, and an event called “Urban Death.” The convention will run August 6-7, tickets start at $35, don’t wait until October for a scarefest! for program informations visit, http://2016.scarela.com/
Enjoy a tropical night as tiki makes its way back to Egyptian Theatre’s 12th Annual Tiki Night! A night of island food, drinks, music, fashion, and dance! Polynesian dancers to entertain and Hawaiian BBQ to taste! Admission includes a commemorative tropical drink to start off the night. Tickets start at $14, come a enjoy this little island getaway!
The Getty Center is back with “Saturdays Off the 405.” Every Saturday at the Getty enjoy a night of art and free live music by up and coming artists. Tickets are not required and these events are free! Check the site for the schedule of artists.
Summer means longer days, which calls for later nights! That’s why Grand Central Market will once again be extending their hours to 10pm all summer, with various vendors creating late night menu specials, fun events almost every night, there will be plenty to do no matter what day you go! For more information and a calendar of events visit their website!
Did you know that Echo park lake is home to the largest Lotus bed in the United States? For that reason, it is the site for the Lotus Festival taking place July 9-10. This festival includes food, ethnic dances, and special cultural performances dedicated to the Lotus Flower. Admission to this event is FREE, festival hours are noon to 9pm Saturday, and noon to 8pm Sunday.
Celebrate with friends and family, at this all-ages Independence Day block party at Grand Park! Enjoy from various food vendors, multiple music stages, game area, dedicated for those ages 4-14, and the grand fireworks show with the iconic L.A. City Hall as a backdrop. Best of all this event is free! Check out the site for more details