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February 2018
February 25 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 7:00 pm
Ocean Front Park, Venice Beach
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States
Free

Festival of the Chariots

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…

February 25 @ 11:00 am - August 18 @ 3:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Robotics by the Sea

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

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$25 - $50

LA’s Festival of the Americas

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

February 26 - September 3
Downtown Hermosa Beach, Intersection of Valley Drive and Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA United States
Free

Fiesta Hermosa

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

May 2018
May 2 - August 24
NewFilmmakersLA On Location 2018

Call for Entries: NFMLA ON LOCATION: Los Angeles Video Project

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is thrilled to invite you to create a short film for the 2018 On Location film competition! Tell us your story in a narrative, documentary, commercial or animation format that positively highlights Los Angeles to the rest of the world. Create original, branded entertainment with Los Angeles as the experience. These short films will celebrate our fabulous City of LA and answer the question “What is your LA?” This competition is an excellent opportunity for you…

June 2018
June 1 - October 31
Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East,
Hollywood, CA 90068 United States
Varies

Ford Theatres 2018 Summer Season

The historic Ford Theatres presents a summer season of music, dance, theatre, film, and family events in its 1,200-seat outdoor amphitheatre. Picnicking is encouraged! Food and beverages are available for purchase onsite. Check the website for scheduled events and costs.

June 1 - September 30
Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA United States
Varies

Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl is the summer venue for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Nearly 80 concerts are presented during summer each year, including orchestral, jazz, popular, and world music. Sponsor: Los Angeles Philharmonic

June 1 - August 31
California Plaza, 350 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Grand Performances Free 2018 Outdoor Concert Series

Grand Performances’ summer series celebrates our City’s rich diversity through performing arts. Reflecting the best of global culture through an eclectic line up of world music, dance, and theater at a stunning outdoor venue in Downtown LA, Grand Performances is where Angelenos make summer GRAND. 8:00 p.m., Check website for full schedule Sponsor: Grand Performances

June 1 - August 31
MacArthur Park Levitt Pavilion, West 6th Street and South Park View Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Summer Concert Season at Levitt Pavilion – MacArthur Park

Located in MacArthur Park, the Levitt Pavilion offers 50 concerts this summer, featuring internationally recognized musicians and critically acclaimed performers. Enjoy music from around the world and across America with family and friends! Thursdays through Sundays at 7:00 p.m. Sponsor: Friends of the Levitt Pavilion – MacArthur Park

June 2 - September 30
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA United States

Theatricum Botanicum 2018 Summer Repertory Season

Join the annual summer season of Shakespeare and the classics set in a rustic, outdoor amphitheater located in a natural canyon ravine. Picnickers are welcome. Check website for time and performance. Cost: $10 – $33 Adults, Free Children 5 and under Sponsor: Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

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