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February 2018
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

August 2018
August 3 - August 5
MacArthur Park Levitt Pavilion, West 6th Street and South Park View Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Feria Agostina de Los Ángeles

This cultural event celebrates the heritage of the Central American community in Southern California. The festival provides important information about health, legal, financial, and community services to the working families of the First Council District of the City and also features live performances from musical groups of diverse communities. Friday 6:00 – 10:30 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Sponsor: El Rescate

September 2018
September 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States

Skirball Harvest Festival

The festival includes live music, dancing, food, and market in celebration of the fall harvest season and the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Check website for cost Sponsor: Skirball Cultural Center

October 2018
October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eagle Rock, Colorado Blvd at Eagle Rock Blvd 90041 CA United States
Free

19th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival

The 19th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival (ERMF) is produced by Center for the Arts Eagle Rock in partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar and CD14. This “By Locals, For Locals” community street festival celebrates the diverse talents and imaginations of the musicians, artists, community members and merchants of Northeast Los Angeles. We’d love to see you there! Saturday, October 6th, 2018 4PM-10PM Colorado Blvd at Eagle Rock Blvd 90041 Band, Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Sponsorship, and Vendor applications now open. Visit…

October 25 - November 2
El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Day of the Dead – Novenario Procession

As part of the Day of the Dead celebration, this is a Pre-Colombian Novenario procession and includes blessings each night beginning at 7:00 p.m. Sponsors: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Olvera Street Merchants

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Sea Scare – Earth Day Sustainability Fest

See Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in a different light as it is transformed into an underwater world of chills, thrills, and gills. Come in costume and join in the masquerade, trick-or-treat throughout the aquarium at six treat stations, or walk along the docks of the “Port Town.” Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grier Musser Museum, 403 S. Bonnie Brae Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
$6 - $12

Halloween Haunted House Tour

The Grier Musser Museum will celebrate Halloween with children’s readings, ghosts, goblins, and witches. The entire museum will be decorated for this Halloween party. This special day includes guided tours and refreshments. Sponsor: Grier Musser Museum

October 31 @ 6:00 pm
Santa Monica Blvd., Between La Cienega Blvd. & Fairfax Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

West Hollywood Halloween Carnival

The much-anticipated West Hollywood Costume Carnival takes place annually along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood. From divas to drag queens to Dracula, more than 400,000 people participate in one of the world’s largest colorful Mardi Gras-style street celebrations. It’s truly the place to see and be seen, as Halloween revelers show-off their creative flair by strolling the beautiful boulevard in original and outrageous costumes. From 6:00 p.m. until the ghouls go away Sponsor: City of West Hollywood

November 2018
November 3 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Cemetary, 1847 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA United States
Free

Woodlawn Cemetery Día de los Muertos

The community is invited to join in this traditional celebration of life and death featuring an opening procession, a workshop to create offerings for loved ones who have passed, a blessing with traditional music and dance, self-guided tours of the grave sites of local people of interest, and musicians performing throughout the cemetery honoring those who have passed. Sponsor: City of Santa Monica

November 15, 2018 - January 15, 2019
Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
$9

Downtown on Ice Outdoor Skating Rink

Situated amid the Downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers, the rink will be open for ice skating daily, including holidays. There will also be a variety of free activities, including live concerts, youth programs, and special events. Mondays through Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Fridays through Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks


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