Weekend Events: August 18 – 20

Get out and do something fun this weekend!

August 18 – August 20 includes Echo Park Rising, Muse ’til Midnight at LACMA, a Soapbox Race in Elysian Park, an Art Deco Festival, the Chocolate & Art Show, and plenty more!

Take a look at the list below.

Urban Lights at LACMA

Urban Lights. Photo Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

Friday August 18th, 2017

1. The Long Beach BBQ Festival. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase.

2. Echo Park Rising.

3. Join the Los Angeles Philharmonic for an evening of music and fireworks at The Hollywood Bowl for Tchaikovsky & Fireworks.

4. Beach Movie Nights at Dockweiler Youth Center.

5. Experience all things Korean during KCON 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

6. KCON Food Street by KTOWN Night Market.

7. Garbage Pail Groundlings at the renowned LA theater.

8. The Music Center’s Dance DTLA series at Grand Park.

9. FIGat7th Downtown Festival.

10. Enjoy some free Shakespeare this summer at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.

11. The Chocolate and Art Show.

12. The 4th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival.

13. 818Day.

14. Pershing Square continues their free summer movie screenings.

15. The Music Center on Location comes to the Ford Theatres.

16. Grand Performances in DTLA.

17. The Barnsdall Art Park’s annual Wine Tasting Nights.

18. Shakespeare By The Sea at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro.

Saturday August 19th, 2017

19. Muse ’til Midnight happening at LACMA.

20. BuskerFest at Long Beach’s East Village Arts District.

21. Family Day: Art for Good comes to The Hammer Museum in Westwood.

22. Marina Movie Nights returns to Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey.

23. The Nisei Week Japanese Festival in historic Little Tokyo.

24. The Queen Mary Presents the 13th Annual Art Deco Festival. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase.

25. Taste of Brews Long Beach.

26. KCRW’s 2017 edition of Summer Nights.

27. Opening Night for Drinkin’ Smokin’ & West Coastin’ — A Group Love/Hate Letter to LA at Think Tank Gallery.

28. The Wallace and Ilegal Mezcal will collaborate in a cocktail class at Bar & Garden.

29. Street Food Cinema at Will Rogers State Historic Park Pacific
Palisades and at Los Angeles State Historic Park.

30. Unique LA at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar.

31. Brouwerij West’s Popfuji summer concert series.

32. Spend the night enjoying a classic film beneath the stars during Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This weekend they will screen Some Like it Hot.

33. Los Angeles brand Project Social T sample sale.

34. CA Hot Sauce Expo in Anaheim.

35. Movies on the Green at the Lou Bredlow Pavilion in Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills.

36. Opening reception for Brandi Milne’s ‘Once Upon a Quiet Kingdom’ at Corey Helford Gallery.

37. Shakespeare By The Sea at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro .

38. To Live And Buy in LA, Super Summer Sample Sale at the ROW DTLA.

39. L.A.’s only live animated comedy show Picture This! at The Virgil.

40. Summer of Music at Redondo Pier.

41. Eat|See|Hear at La Cienega Park in Beverly Hills.

42. The Vanishing Trading Post in Downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District.

43. KX Festival at the Levitt Pavillon.

Sunday August 20th, 2017

44. The Red Bull Soapbox Race Los Angeles comes to Elysian Park.

45. Girl Cult Festival at the Fonda Theatre.

46. Los Angeles Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention at The Reef.

47. The West Hollywood Dance Festival.

48. Laguna Beach’s annual Pageant of the Masters.

49. Smorgasburg LA’s 2nd annual BBQ Day.

50. Grand Performances in DTLA.