With so many options in Los Angeles, making plans can be quite the task. Luckily, you have us. If you’re in need of plans this weekend August 12-14, we’ve got you covered. Check out our amazing selection below!
Using technology to recreate animated displays of Monet’s masterpieces you’ll be immersed directly into the paintings themselves, making you feel as if you’ve stepped into one of his works, like his most famous paintings, “Water Lilies” or “Springtime.” These incredible images have taken over L.A., and will be departing the city of angels at the end of August. Immerse yourself in Monet’s magnificent works before the experience leaves, grab your tickets here.
The early bird gets the worm, or in this case, a sublime spectacle of meteors showering through a starlit sky. The Perseid meteor shower, which has been active for some weeks now, is set to peak on the night of Friday, August 12, and the morning of Saturday, August 13. Get the full details here!
The Lilly Rose is an intimate tea parlor by day and a seductive speakeasy by night. Of course, this is no ordinary tea room. Their underground space is decked out in whimsical decors such as their red plush couches, posh ceramic tea sets, Zoltar fortune teller, and vintage pinball machine―all accompanied by dim lighting and colorful stained glass lamps. Their High Tea & Highballs service that offers a selection of warm loose leaf teas, herbal-infused cocktails, and a tower filled with delectable sweet and savory bites. Get the full scoop here.
Time flies when you’re surrounded by books. If you’ve always been one to lose yourself to literature, you have to check out Southern California’s oldest independent bookstore with its very own in-house wine bar.Vroman’s, the famous Playhouse District bookshop, is all about creating a welcoming environment suitable for customers that travel from near and far to get their fix, so why not truly make their establishment a reader’s paradise by offering a selection of wines from Los Angeles and beyond? Get the full details on this charming spot here.
Sip, sing and “proust!” your way through the weekend at the 2nd Annual Long Beach Oktoberfest. You’ll get a taste of the beloved “Volksfest” in Germany with authentic brews like Paulaner Golden Oktoberfest Bier while partaking in boozy traditions. Tickets are now on sale, so get your friends and grab your tickets here!
The legendary concert series is back and they’re lighting up major cultural hubs after hours throughout the summer. Expect live performances from bands, infectious sets by Anthony Valadez and Jeremy Sole, mouthwatering drinks and food. This Saturday, they’ll be setting the vibes right at Descanso Gardens. Get all the details here!
Anegelons are invited to celebrate and learn about Japanese history through events and installations around Little Tokyo from August 13–21, 2022. Folks can expect all kinds of incredible festivities from an Anime Deko-Car Show, to lovely cultural dances and exhibits that include displays on bonsai trees, calligraphy, and so much more. There’s also an incredible grand parade taking place this Sunday, August 14. Get all the details here!
Start your weekend off right with a free roller-rink disco party right over the sea! From Friday through Sunday, Benefit Cosmetics is hosting the ultimate roller disco party at the iconic Santa Monica Pier. Skate rentals and one-hour sessions are free with RSVP. Put on your best disco outfit and get ready to groove along to their perfectly curated music. The fun doesn’t stop there though! To really set the vibe, Klarna is hooking up guests with a FREE cocktail. All you’ll have to do is download the app and show the bartender to redeem it. Get all the info here!
Los Angeles is home to multi-million-dollar mansions, custom-made cars worth more than small islands, and, now, crippling gas prices. But there are some ways to enjoy this bustling coastal paradise that won’t bankrupt you; they’ll merely require a little planning. So if you’re just saving up for your next avocado toast or those mounting parking tickets, browse this list of free things to do in LA. Check out the list here!
10. Immerse yourself in a world of mysteries, illusions & enchanting music at this intimate spectacle
At the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Carlo will wrap audiences in a wondrous world of illusions, mentalism, and theater where live music from electronic musician Solitary Science builds up to a climactic variation on the deadly bullet catch. Be sure to hold your breath, as Carlo will perform his wildest tricks at the heart of an elegant and stunning turn-of-the-century parlor room. Witness this grand spectacle in person and book your tickets here!