10 Awesome Things To Do In Los Angeles In May 2019

Malia Wooten Malia Wooten

10 Awesome Things To Do In Los Angeles In May 2019

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

Summer is right around the corner, but living in Southern California kind of feels like a head start on the season. Enjoy the last moments of Spring by attending one of the many things going in the city! The month of March is filled with festivals, tastings, and immersive experiences and we’ve conducted a list of the best things going on in Los Angeles! Yup, making plans just got that much easier.

Check out a boozy art show with endless pancakes

This premiere pop-up art show is traveling the nation with plans to head to Los Angeles on May 3 and May 4! And we’re not talking about your run of the mill gallery, believe us, this is no stuffy wine-and-cheese, pretentious, someone-gag-me art event. It’s an innovative reimagining of the art show concept! Learn more here.

Witness the ultimate throw down at Lucha Vavoom

Lucha Vavoom is like nothing you’ve ever seen before! People go crazy for this unique combo of authentic Mexican wrestling combined with insane performances and comedy! Watch luchadores body slam, pounce, and pulverize their competitors, as dreamy burlesque dancers charm and enchant the crowd! Grab your costume and join the fun from May 3 through May 5. Learn more here.

Go to a beachside music festival

Beachlife Festival takes place right on the Redondo Beach coastline over the course of three days (May 3-5)! With a laid-back line-up featuring headliners like Bob Weir, Brian Wilson, Violent Femmes, Willie Nelson, Best Coast, Ziggy Marley, Grace Potter and more – your chill level will definitely exceed your expectations. Learn more here!

Satisfy your tequila and taco cravings in Santa Clarita

California’s Largest Traveling Tequila & Taco Music Festival is headed to Santa Clarita on May 10 & 11! Join them for mouthwatering food, great drinks and fun in the sun! Live music, margaritas, craft beer, and art vendors – sounds like a pretty good weekend to us. Learn more here!

Catch an immersive rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

If you’re a fan of Shakespeare, you’ve got to see this play. Rome teeters on the brink of civil war as Caesar’s ambition for a crown threatens the stability of the Republic. Through May 11, witness this brilliantly put together play which is considered to be part ghost story, part political murder thriller. Learn more here!

Head over to the Rose Bowl for a flea market

On the second Sunday of each month (May 12), dozens of vendors gather up there best possesions for one of the city’s most iconic flea markets. Find everything ranging from new and old, hand-crafted and salvaged, the cheap and the costly – just be sure to bring cash! Learn more here.

Treat your Mother with a live Mariachi band brunch

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a mexcellent brunch on May 12! Treat mom to mouth-watering authentic Mexican entrees, omelets, fresh seafood, brekkie, salads, and some delicious desserts – then, top her special day off with a spectacular mariachi show. Because what says “I love you Mom” louder a live Mariachi band? Learn more here.

Get free tickets to explore space at JPL

Once a year, NASA and Caltech open the doors to its robotic research lab for space enthusiasts, conspiracy theorists, and children of the galaxy alike! Embark on a stellar journey filled with tours, demos, and presentations on May 18 and May 19. The best part is that tickets are free! Learn more here.

Scare yourself silly at this spooky pop-up museum

If you like scary movies, then you’ll love I Like Scary Movies, a 25,000-square-foot wonderland of terror-fueled photo ops! This pop-up museum isn’t anything like its food-oriented contenders. Picture walkthrough experience allows you to pose and interact with scenes and settings from IT, Beetlejuice, The Lost Boys, The Shining and Nightmare on Elm Street. Learn more here!

Catch the modern day Aladdin movie in theaters

Will Smith is Genie… enough said. Learn more here!

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