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September 2018

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 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

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

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

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

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 Cemetery, 1847 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA United States

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

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

December 2018

December 1 - December 31
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
$28 – $30

Enchanted: Forest of Light

Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate, or an adult beverage within the within the Enchanted experience. Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 15th at 10:00 a.m. at Sponsor: Descanso Gardens

December 1 - December 2
8th Street – Los Angeles, 8th Street at Normandie Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States

Navidad en la Calle Ocho, Los Angeles

The Christmas Navidad en la Calle Ocho festival is considered the biggest toy giveaway and one of the most important festivals in the community. This two-day event will include entertainment on four stages, free toys and products, clowns, and small rides. Come celebrate the joy of the Christmas spirit and the happiness of children. Site: 8th St. & Normandie Ave., Los Angeles When: December 1 & 2, 12:00 noon. – 10:00 p.m. Sponsor: Edgar N. Palacios Fundación ECUA-USA


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