Weekend Events: July 8 – July 10

The weekend is here and so is a list of fun things to do locally. Read on for our weekend round-up of happenings this July 8 through July 10!


Lotus Festival

When: July 9 – July 10 

Where: Echo Park

What: The annual Lotus Festival is a community tradition and opportunity to view Echo Park’s beloved floating flowers. Likewise, the festival also includes food, music, and dragon boar races among other fun activities. The event will honor the contributions of Asian-Americans to L.A. along with the Indian community.

Zoo Friday Nights

When: July 8 – July 29 

Where: Griffith Park

What: On select Fridays, the L.A. Zoo invites you to spend the evening enjoying music, dancing, and more under the stars. This twilight animal viewing opportunity will also include educational talks and a cash bar for those 21 and over.

Two Schmucks at Broken Shaker

When: July 10 

Where: Freehand Hotel | Hollywood 

What: What is more summer than drinks on a rooftop with city views? Enjoy one of Barcelona’s best bars this weekend at the Freehand Hotel. On Sunday, July 10, Two Schmucks—also named as 11th best globally by the World’s 50 Best Bars—will pop up on the Downtown L.A. rooftop from 10pm to 2 am. It is walk-ins only.



Long Beach Pride

When: July 8 – July 10 

Where: Long Beach

What: Pride Month may have ended in LA but the celebration continues on in Long Beach. Catch artists like Iggy Azalea and Natalia Jiménez as they headline this two-day ticketed Pride event. The LB Pride festival will also feature a roller rink, a drag makeup station, a silent disco, and more.

Amex Gold x Resy Present: The Boardwalk

When: July 9

Where: Santa Monica Pier

What: For an ideal summer afternoon, Resy and Amex Gold have teamed up to bring you summer fun on the pier. Head over to SM for a boardwalk-inspired fare featuring LA’s top restaurants. Along with delicious food, there will also be boardwalk games, a half-pike skate ramp, and more!

Bergamot Station Summer Celebration

When: July 9 

Where: Bergamot Station | Santa Monica

What: It’s time to celebrate summer! Head over to Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station to peruse over 20 galleries of art. Along with works by different artists, there will also be live performances. 



Movies on the Roof

When: until August 27

Where: Fashion Square Mall | Sherman Oaks

What: Westfield Fashion Square invites you to a joy-filled alfresco film series this summer. Catch flicks like Back to the Future and La La Land, with ticket sales, support Hope of the Valley.

Moonlit Saturdays

When: July 9

Where: The Nitecap | Burbank

What: Treat yourself to some comedy and laughs this weekend. Head to The Nitecap for Moonlit Saturdays. The comedy show features LA’s best comedians, many of whom have appeared on HBO, Netflix, and Showtime. Don’t miss out!

Valley Relics Museum Experience

When: Every Saturday and Sunday

Where: 16781 Stagg Street Hangar C3 & C4 | Van Nuys

What: Visit the Valley’s beloved museum of Pop Culture this weekend! The Valley Relics Museum invites you to join them for a day full of nostalgia and fun. Their one-of-a-kind museum features neon signs, classic cars, a playable retro arcade, and more! Tickets for Valley Relics Museum can be purchased on Eventbrite.



Free Summer Movies in the Park Presents: Encanto

When: July 8

Where: Camarillo

What: Enjoy free summer movies presented by Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District presents. Movies start at 8:15 PM, with an evening that includes food trucks and pre-movie live music, and lawn games.

Channel Islands Harbor Art Festival

When: July 9 

Where: Channel Islands Harbor | Oxnard

What: The annual Channel Islands Harbor Art Festival returns this weekend. Featuring varying artists, you’ll find works of different mediums. Of course, admission and parking are free.

Tiny Porch Concerts at Peter Strauss Ranch

When: July 10

Where: Peter Strauss Ranch | Agoura Hills

What: In cooperation with the National Park Service, Tiny Porch Concerts presents its 2022 Summer Series at Peter Strauss Ranch, on a newly rebuilt stage. While admission is free, donations are encouraged to support the work of the Santa Monica Mountains Fund.