Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates LGBTQ Pride through art and history, focusing on telling the stories of our community and history. This year we take a moment to honor the past through the theme ‘Remembrance.’ Check website for dates, locations, times, and prices Sponsor: City of West Hollywood
For the past forty years, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. With the ocean as a backdrop, the festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend in downtown Hermosa Beach from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The 29th Annual Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade is a wonderful tradition that allows our community to come together to honor our fallen and the families of those gave that gave their lives to insure our freedom. The theme every year is “Saluting the Price of Freedom.” The event will include marching bands, equestrians, floats, and many military displays.
Three colorful forty-foot chariots, handmade in the ancient Indian tradition, are hand pulled by huge ropes down Main St. in Santa Monica, accompanied by musicians, singers, and dancers. The parade ends at the festival site at Ocean Front Park in Venice. At the site, huge tents house exhibits, food stands, and two stages. Free vegetarian meals are served to fifteen thousand attendees. Children’s activities include face painting, arts and crafts, and entertainment for family and kids. Sponsor: International Society for…
Bring your entire family and join the crew at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to learn about underwater robotics. Witness R.O.V. (Remotely Operated Vehicle) demonstrations and much more. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks
The festival will highlight Latin culture with music, art, dance, and culinary delicacies. LA’s Festival of the Americas will offer the public Latin music and dance to delight the senses. The festival will not only bring the Latin-American community together but will also introduce Angelenos to the vast and rich heritage of Latin culture. Sponsor: Yambu Productions
For the past forty years, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. With the ocean as a backdrop, the festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in downtown Hermosa Beach. Sponsor: Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce
Tours take visitors to a number of off-the-beaten-track points of cultural and historical interest, and will guide those interested in shopping to some of Chinatown’s best bargains and trendiest shops. Monthly on first Saturday $20 per person, RSVP at website Sponsor: Chinatown Business Improvement District
COLCOA, a week of French film premieres in Hollywood, is one of the biggest events dedicated to French cinema in the world, with an exclusive program of seventy films, including world and North American premieres. All films presented with English subtitles. Check website for titles and date/times of films Cost: $12 General Admission, $9 Seniors, $4 Students and under 21 Sponsor: Franco-American Cultural Fund
Watch classic movies on the big screen in some of the world’s most iconic venues during Classic Film Festival. Screenings will take place at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, IMAX, the Egyptian Theatre, and poolside at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Check website for cost, films, locations, and times.