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7 Exciting Things You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekend

By Secret Los Angeles

A little inspiration for your weekend in L.A.

With restrictions loosening up, the city is beginning to look like its old self. Here are a few of our favorite ways to make the most of this gorgeous weekend.

1. Enjoy A Cocktail Soiree On This Magical Rooftop 

Credit: Skybar at Mondrian Hotel

Wicked Paradise cordially invites you to one of their infamous rooftop parties at SKYBAR, an open-air, ivy-covered pavilion perched above the Pool at Mondrian, and that’s not an invite you want to turn down. Reimagined and reset to meet COVID- Secure guidelines, the cocktails continue to flow, and as the drama unfolds with secret guests DJ’s every hour this will be the ultimate poolside soiree not to be missed. Book tickets here. 

2. Immerse Yourself In The Vivid Visualizations Of Mikael B. At Maddox Gallery

Contrast the bleakness of 2020 with the vivid large-scale creations of Danish L.A.-based artist Mikael B. Step out of your mind and get lost in a universe of color explosions contained within a mix of organic lines and 3D geometric shapes with ‘Flow State.’ The solo exhibition will open at the Maddox Gallery from May 1. While the show is completely free, limited viewings are available and you’ll need to make a reservation here.

3. Glide Over Stunning Crystal Waters In A Transparent Kayak At Lake Tahoe

Explore Secret Cove and other treasures troves on this dreamy adventure. Yes, moving into Yellow Tier status with an increasing amount of second doses being administered means we’re officially hitting the road again—well, at least we’re all boasting about it on social media again. Naturally, Lake Tahoe’s incredible white sand beaches, bordered by the snowcapped Sierra Nevada Mountains, spring to mind. Not only does it offer stunning scenery geographically and architecturally, but it is filled with a ton of thrilling outdoor activities. Namely, kayaking the vast waters on a transparent kayak.

4. Unravel The Mysteries Of Tudor Mansion With This Interactive CLUE Experience In L.A.

The elusive Mr. Boddy has been murdered and guests will explore the legendary rooms of Tudor Mansion to solve the mystery. Walk through a labyrinth of secret passageways and unexpected locations, follow the trail of evidence and interrogate infamous suspects at this exclusive CLUE Live! outdoor experience.

5. Experience An Enchanting Candlelight Concert At An Open-Air Oasis In L.A.

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This dreamy Candlelight concert series is ever-evolving and never ceases to dazzle audiences. This spring you’ll find incredible performances happening at stunning outdoor locations, bathed in flickering candlelight. From Oscar-winning scores to Beethoven, you’ll get to listen to top talent performing curated pieces in a range of genres. Here are concerts to catch this season:

6. Laugh Out Loud With Comedy On The Beach

L.A.’s legendary live comedy scene has been dormant for about a year now but it’s finally back with this Comedy On the Beach experience from the creators of the Venice Comedy Compound Ahmed Ahmed & Jason Rogers. It combines all of the things we love most about L.A. in one evening: an iconic beachfront setting, hilarious national headlining comedians and delicious offerings. Tickets sell out fast, so don’t wait. Book your spot here.

7. These Mammoth Sunflowers Are Blooming At This Stunning New Farm In Costa Mesa

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Hana Fields in Costa Mesa is bursting with swathes of bright yellow sunflowers that are currently in bloom. The Sunflower Fields is Tanaka Farms’ all-new location and after an extremely busy opening over Mother’s Day weekend, they are now taking bookings for May. While being surrounded by these cheerful petaled beauties is a treat on its own, you’ll also be able to continue a 4000-year-old tradition and harvest a few for yourself. Find out more here.

Featured Image: Skybar at Mondrian Hotel