WEEKEND EVENTS | April 29 – May 1

The weekend is here and so is our round-up of local fun! This April 29 through May 1, enjoy a range of activities and events from around town. From comedy festivals to chili cook-offs and more, we have you covered!


Netflix is a Joke: The Festival

When: April 29 – May 8

Where: Various Locations

What: If you are a fan of Netflix’s stand-up specials, you won’t want to miss this weekend’s comedy festival! Netflix is a Joke: The Festival takes to the stage (25 stages to be exact) this weekend through next weekend only. Catch over 13 comedians IRL at this hilarious comedy event.


When: Until May 29 

Where: The Ahmanson

What: The Broadway Tony + Grammy award-winning show ‘Hadestown’ heads to The Ahmanson’ for a limited run. See Anaïs Mitchell’s transporting musical in DTLA for most of May. 

PATH’s Taste of Home

When: April 30

Where: Hollywood

What: Give back this weekend at PATH’s first-ever food fundraising event. Taste of Home kicks off this Saturday as an event to combat homelessness. Held at the Sunset Las Palmas Studios, the event will feature unlimited bites from Broad Street Oyster Co., DTLA Brazilian spot Caboco, Hotville Chicken, and more!


Bergamot Station Arts Center Spring Fling

When: April 30 

Where: Santa Monica

What: Celebrate the joy of spring at this Saturday’s open house event at Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station. Check out artwork at over 20 galleries, and hear directly from artists and curators, and participate in workshops.

Ever Present

When: April 30 

Where: The Getty Center | Westside

What: During the month of April you have a chance to see a range of experimental and ephemeral performances and listening sessions. Roam the grounds as you find sonic and movement-based performances from eight varying artists.

An Evening with Fran Lebowitz

When: April 28 – May 1 

Where: The Broad Stage| Santa Monica

What: An Evening with Fran Lebowitz? Say less. The sharp-witted and hilarious New York writer and comic will be gracing The Broad Stage with her presence this week only, so don’t miss out.


Family Paint Party

When: May 1 

Where: El Torito | Woodland Hills

What: What could be more fun than a family paint night? Enjoy the Original Paint Nite with local artists Elizabeth Grebler as she walks you step by step to create your own masterpiece. Likewise, experience is not necessary. 

Hart Park BioBlitz for the City Nature Challenge

When: May 1

Where: 24151 Newhall Ave | Santa Clarita

What: Join the City Nature Challenge at Hart Regional Park! Learn how to share your photos on iNaturalist and contribute to biodiversity research.

Thrift Affair LA

When: April 30 

Where: 16350 Mandalay Dr | Sherman Oaks

What: Thrifting fun for the whole family! With 15-20 private sellers, this weekend’s Thrift Affair LA is a must-go and likewise, a must-buy. In addition to a trove of fashion finds, there will also be food, drinks, music, and a children’s play area.


CONEJO VALLEY | April 29 – May 1

Simi Valley Street Fair

When: April 30

Where: Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley

What: This one-day community event will offer over 350 vendor booths. Likewise, this will be made up of artists, crafters, businesses, commercial vendors, Simi Valley City services booths, and food vendors. In addition, there will be non-stop entertainment, a beer and wine garden, and a kids’ activity zone (free to kids 12 and under).

Santa Monica Mountains Fund “Picnic for the Park” Fundraiser

When: May 1 

Where: King Gillette Ranch | Calabasas

What: Santa Monica Mountains Fund will host Picnic for the Park – the organization’s first in-person general fundraiser in three years. This celebration of our beautiful local mountains will feature live music, a picnic dinner, a short film screening, a live Q&A, and a silent auction.

45th Annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off, Car Show & Craft Brew Fest

When: May 1 

Where: Conejo Creek North Park | Thousand Oaks

What: Enjoy this weekend’s 45th Annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off, Car Show & Craft Brew Festival! This Sunday, May 1st – is your time to taste and vote for your favorite chili. In addition, this all-day, family-friendly extravaganza will certainly be a memorable event for the entire community.