Weekend Events: August 6-8

Have a weekend full of fun, music, and culture. This weekend’s event guide has something for everyone to enjoy!

Los Angeles

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival

fun, music, and culture

When: August 7 – September 5, 2021

Where: Griffith Park | Los Angeles

What: “All the worlds a stage and the rest are merely players”. This August the stage is set at the Old Zoo and Griffith Park and the players are the Independent Shakespeare Co. Enjoy this series of lively productions taking place every week throughout the month until September 5. 

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks

fun, music, and culture

When: August 6 – 7, 2021

Where: Hollywood Bowl |  Los Angeles

What: Don’t miss this beloved annual tradition conducted by Bramwell Tovey. Featuring the iconic 1812 Overture music with the LA Phil, the USC Trojan Marching Band, and the Bowl’s stunning pyrotechnic display.

Sing for Hope Pianos

fun, music, and culture

When: August 5-September 6, 2021

Where: Various Locations |  Beverly Hills

What: If you love art and music then you’ll be thrilled to witness Sing for Hope’s Piano Pop-up. Featuring artist’s designs, the pianos can be found stationed throughout the Beverly Hills area. So who will be playing the keys? The musician in residence is you! The community is invited to partake in this public art display as a way to inspire creativity and togetherness.

Westside and Beach Communities

Seeing Red: Cold War Blockbusters of the 1980s

When: August 6-September 10, 2021

Where: Wende Museum | Culver City

What: From Red Dawn to Top Secret!, the Wende Museums’ latest exhibit examines the blockbuster films of the 1970s that were inspired by the Cold War. The outdoor film screening is free and open to the public. 


Crazy Rich Asians – Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo

When: August 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Where: Rooftop Cinema Club | El Segundo

What: An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia’s rich and famous. Enjoy the smash hit film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ for this weekend’s Rooftop Cinema Club screening in El Segundo.

Ted Lasso “Believe” Fan Experience

fun, music, and culture

When: August 7, 2021 | 11:00 AM

Where: Santa Monica  |  On the Corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and 2nd Ave.

What: The Ted Lasso Season 2 celebration continues in LA for another weekend pop-up. The Ted Lasso “Believe” Fan Experience is a celebration of “Ted Lasso” and its fans. Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a massive tailgate in Santa Monica. The event includes free giveaways, the double-decker “Believe Bus,” freestyle soccer performers, free food, fun games, fan contests, and a live DJ.

San Fernando Valley

The Los Angeles Show: Jewelry + Art + Antiques + Vintage

When: August 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Where: Glendale Civic Auditorium | Glendale

What: Enjoy over 40 exhibitors from across the country at this stunning show at Glendale’s Civic Auditorium. Offering fine antique furniture, jewelry, and watches, and more, The Los Angeles Show is a must for collectors. 

SoCal Families for Safe Streets Summer Picnic!

When: August 7, 2021 | 12:00 PM

Where: Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Recreation Center | Sherman Oaks

What: Join SoCal Families for Safe Streets for a family-friendly picnic. The event will include free food and fun. Stop by for a great cause and to learn more about making LA’s streets safer for everyone!


Electric Dusk Drive-In Presents: Godzilla vs. Kong

When: August 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Where: Electric Dusk Drive-In | 236 N. Central Ave. | Glendale

What: Everyone’s favorite Valley drive-in returns this weekend for the blockbuster film ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’. Witness two titans go head to head in this 2020 remake of the epic battle between nature’s largest forces. Tickets can be purchased early or same-day. Films are screened in the Glendale Sears Parking Lot.

Conejo Valley

Santa Clarita Soundtraac Family Music Festival

When: August 7-8, 2021 

Where: Central Park | Santa Clarita

What: Outdoor music festivals continue to return. This weekend the first annual Santa Clarita Soundtraac Family Music Festival invites you to a two-day family-friendly event. Taking place at Central Park on Bouquet Canyon Road, the festival features national performing acts like Plain White T’s. There will also be food trucks, drinks, and midway games to entertain adults and children alike.

Summerfest Carnival

When: August 4-15, 2021 

Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds | Ventura

What: Enjoy a day full of carnival fun at Summerfest. Ventura’s two-week-long fair kicks off this week and features rides, games, food, and fun. Admission is free, with ride tickets available to book in advance on their website.

Seussical The Musical 

When: August 14, 2021 | 10:00 AM

Where: Studio Channel Islands | Camarillo

What: Come out and let your imaginations run wild, for, with Seuss, anything is possible! Enjoy this live production of the Broadway smash hit Seussical the Musical. The performance will be presented by Center Stage Players and Arts Repertory at Studio Channel Islands outdoor theatre in old town Camarillo.