Weekend Events | Father’s Day Weekend

Father’s Day weekend has arrived! Check out what’s happening throughout town as summer goes into hyperdrive. There is certainly no shortage of fun to be had with family and friends from June 14 through June 16. 

Los Angeles Weekend Events | Father’s Day Weekend

Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival

When: June 15 – June 16

Where: Hollywood Bowl

What: Eager to experience jazz greats from past and present? Prepare for smooth harmonies and soulful grooves at the annual Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival this summer. Over two days, enjoy performances by Jodeci, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, and more. Since it’s at the iconic Hollywood Bowl, bring a bottle of wine, gather some friends, and groove along to the finest in jazz music.

Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance

When: June 16

Where: Rodeo Drive – Beverly Hills

What: Rodeo Drive comes alive with an impressive display of supercars and motorcycles, both vintage and modern, in this beloved Father’s Day tradition.

Friday Night Wine Tastings

When: May 31 – August 30

Where: Hollyhock House

What: Now a cherished summer tradition in Los Angeles, Barnsdall Park’s wine tastings have made a triumphant return after a five-year hiatus. Located atop Olive Hill on the west lawn of the historic Hollyhock House, these Friday evening fundraisers offer attendees the chance to enjoy fine boutique wines provided by Silverlake Wine. For an additional $25, you can also tour the iconic Hollyhock House during the event. The experience is enhanced by a spectacular sunset and stunning 360-degree views of the city, making it a perfect summer evening outing for Father’s Day weekend.


Westside & Beach Communities Weekend Events | Father’s Day Weekend

The Long Beach Juneteenth Celebration

When: June 15 

Where: Long Beach

What: Celebrate Black culture at this free Long Beach festival, offering a variety of family-friendly activities, local vendors, delicious food and drinks, and vibrant music. The highlight of the event is a special set by Anderson .Paak, performing under his DJ Pee .Wee moniker. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and lively atmosphere of this community celebration!

Off the 405

When: June 1 – August 24

Where: The Getty

What: Hilltop sunset views and emerging bands make this Getty tradition a must-visit for Angelenos from both sides of the 405. This year’s lineup of free Saturday night shows includes Hailu Mergia (June 1), Slauson Malone 1 (June 15), Helado Negro (July 20), Julia Holter (July 27), and Woods (August 24). Tip: To avoid traffic and crowds, arrive early, preferably after 3pm when the parking fee drops to $15 (or $10 if you wait until the show starts). This way, you can explore the exhibits, which remain open until 8pm on Saturdays, and avoid the dinner rush.

Outdoor Movies at the Skirball

When: May 31 – July 12

Where: Skirball Cultural Center

What: Settle into the Skirball Cultural Center’s courtyard for a series of outdoor screenings. In conjunction with its exhibition, “Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak,” the Sepulveda Pass museum will feature screenings of “The NeverEnding Story,” “Where the Wild Things Are,” and “Pan’s Labyrinth.”

San Fernando Valley Weekend Events | Father’s Day Weekend

Propagating California Native Plants

When: June 14

Where: Theodore Payne Foundation

What: Discover the art of vegetative propagation this Father’s Day with California native plants using specimens from the TPF gardens. In this hands-on session, you’ll learn how to start and grow plants from cuttings. Whether you’re a professional or a gardening enthusiast, this informative course will equip you with essential propagation techniques for your home or community garden. Each participant will take home a flat of 50 plant starts for their own garden. The class also includes an informative tour of the TPF propagation facilities. All materials are provided.

Santa Clarita NAACP Juneteenth Celebration

When: June 14

Where: City of Santa Clarita Activities Center

What: The Santa Clarita NAACP branch invites everyone to celebrate the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom with an Adult Game Night Mixer. This year’s event promises an entertaining evening filled with board and card games, interactive activities, friendly competitions, and prizes, along with a specially curated signature cocktail menu. It’s a perfect opportunity for those over 21 to bring friends and family for a night of fun and celebration.

Swingin’ Soul Night

When: June 15

Where: The Mayflower Club | North Hollywood

What: Swingin’ Soul Night returns on Saturday, June 15th, featuring special guest DJ Ashley Cohen Conner from Arizona! Enjoy a full bar, spacious dance floor, free parking, and a complimentary dance lesson. Dance the night away to the best 50s and 60s Soul and R&B hits.


Conejo Valley Weekend Events | Father’s Day Weekend

Summer Season at Theatricum Botanicum

When: Until October 20

Where: Topanga

What: For over 50 years, this iconic venue has attracted theater enthusiasts to its enchanting open-air stage for captivating productions. Nestled in Topanga Canyon, the 299-seat amphitheater welcomes audiences of all ages with a diverse array of plays, from Shakespearean classics to folktales. This season’s highlights include William Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, as well as ‘Wendy’s Peter Pan’, *Tartuffe: Born Again’, and ‘The Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx/Latine Vote’.

Ojai Wine Festival at Lake Casitas

When: June 15, 12pm – 4pm

Where: Lake Casitas Recreation Area, 11311 Santa Ana Rd, Ventura

What: Celebrate Father’s Day at the 36th Annual Ojai Wine Festival, the longest-running wine festival in Ventura County. The event returns to the picturesque setting of Lake Casitas in the Ojai Valley. This idyllic venue offers the perfect backdrop to sample award-winning wines, craft beers, fine spirits, ciders, kombucha, and spiked seltzers. Attendees can look forward to an extensive selection of wineries and craft breweries, complemented by a variety of gourmet food trucks serving delicious culinary delights.

Father’s Day Car Show at Channel Islands Harbor

When: June 16, 10am – 3pm

Where: Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 Pelican Way, Oxnard

What: The Father’s Day Car Show at Channel Islands Harbor on Sunday, June 16, 2024, from 10 am to 3 pm, will showcase an eclectic mix of custom cars, hot rods, low riders, motorcycles, and classics. It’s the perfect opportunity to display your rides and reconnect with friends and family. The event will also feature food trucks, a raffle, music, and numerous vendors. Proceeds will benefit Food Share of Ventura County.