11 Electrifying Things To Do In Los Angeles In January 2020

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11 Electrifying Things To Do In Los Angeles In January 2020

There are so many exciting things to do in LA this month…

A new year means so many great events to look forward to! And if embarking on a new adventure is on your list of resolutions this year, you’re in luck — kick-off this pristine decade with upcoming festivals, expositions, and tastings all month long!

The winter clouds may be rolling in, but when has that ever stopped an Angeleno from enjoying weather below 70-degrees before? You may have to wear a jacket, but you’ll still be able to revel in the many things going on in the city this month. We’ve gathered a list of the best things going on in L.A. this January… Yup, making plans just got that much easier.

1-4. Trade-in your wheels for blades at an outdoor ice rink…

Angelenos try to fit in winter sports whenever they can. Though we pretend to feel left out when it comes to seasons, we have no shame in only breaking out our parkas for cute Instagram pictures and then stuffing it away for next year. Check out a list of L.A’s outdoor skating rinks, here!

6. Catch a classical concert by candlelight…

Calm your mind and experience classical music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of Los Angeles’ most beautiful churches. Simply known as Candlelight, this event invites everyone to relive the greatest works of classical music, from Vivaldi to Mozart to Bach, in an intimate atmosphere. Check out the list here!

7. Join the world in spreading awareness at the Woman’s March

Gracing the nation for a fourth year and counting is the Woman’s March in support of social justice! The Los Angeles sector of the solidarity march begins at 10 a.m. in Pershing Square and concludes with a rally near City Hall in Grand Park. March for a great cause and have fun with fellow passionate Angelenos while you’re at it. Learn more here!

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8. Indulge in donuts and beers at this tasteful bash…

Love donuts? Who doesn’t? Enjoy beer? Us too! Join us for LA’s sweetest bash: Donut Bash! Donut Bash has curated a wide variety of delicious donuts for you to enjoy on a Sunday funday. Sample donuts as you enjoy beer, coffee, and more with a fun-filled tasty event! You’ll also have a say in naming LA’s favorite donut – learn more here!

9. Celebrate the year of the rat at LA’s Chinese New Year Festival…

If you’re just not ready to give up the seasons of Celebrations just yet, ring in the Lunar New Year at the two-day Monterey Park festival on January 11 & 12. Gather to the heart L.A.’s Chinese community to experience a festive street fair filled with blocks of folk art, delectable meals, and a carnival! Learn more here!

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10. Create your own Breaking Bad experience at this WeHo pop-up…

Netflix’s recent release of El Camino probably re-sparked your fondness for the infamous New Mexican duo – lucky for you, a Breaking Bad Experience is heating up the city of West Hollywood. The pop-up restaurant is based on the popular AMC series and popped-up to help promote the series’ latest installment, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie and is in town until January 31, 2020. Learn more here!

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11. Catch the Beauty and The Beast at the Hollywood Majestic…

The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. Learn more here!

12. Join locals and hop on a ‘pantless’ subway ride…

This event is pretty self-explanatory… on Sunday, January 12 Angelenos will be stripping down to their undergarments to participate in the 12th annual Improv Everywhere No Pants Subway Ride. Don’t be surprised if you catch a couple of half-naked commuters in the middle of the afternoon. Learn more here!

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