If you’re looking for something to do – you’ve come to the right place!
When it comes to entertaining, the City of Stars has got quite the reputation… Get ready to kick off summer with upcoming museum openings, outdoor movies, and food festivals! We’ve conducted a list of a few of the best things going on in Los Angeles this June.
1. Beyond The Streets, Through June
Beyond The Streets (BTS) is a premier exhibition of graffiti and street art that celebrates the soaring height of the modern art movement. Inside of a 40,000+ sq ft of industrial indoor and outdoor space, the groundbreaking multimedia showcase will include paintings, sculpture, photography, installations, and more. Learn more here.
Location: 1667 N Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. See it on Google maps.
2. Jim Henson Exhibition, Through June
Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Jim Henson and discover his groundbreaking approach to puppetry and transformative impact on contemporary culture. The exhibit will feature more than 100 objects and twenty-five historic puppets including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Ernie and Bert, Grover, and other popular favorites. Learn more here.
Location: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049. See it on Google maps.
3. FIGfest, Every Friday in June
This free and open to the public music series celebrates its sixth year at the FIGat7th plaza in Downtown Los Angeles. Running for four consecutive Fridays, the urban concert venue will host performances by led by R&B, hip-hop, pop, soul, dance, and electronic artists. Learn more here.
Location: 7th & Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90017. See it on Google maps.
4. LA Wine Fest, June 2 – June 3
Coming back to Los Angeles in its 13th season is the LAWineFest and it’s planning on bringing wines, brews, and spirits from all over the world. Sip on samples at each station in addition to food trucks, live entertainment, plus seminars and more! Learn more here.
Location: 777 S Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021. See it on Google maps.
5. 8th Annual Pedal on The Pier, June 3
Cycle for a cause at the 8th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser helping to raise money for Los Angeles’ underserved youth. The entire Santa Pier is turned into a cycling studio with more than 100 teams riding on stationary bikes. The goal is to reach this year’s goal of $1,000,000 through the Harold Robinson Foundation. Learn more here.
Location: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401. See it on Google maps.
6. Urban Air Market, June 3
The largest outdoor marketplace for sustainable design is making its way back to Los Feliz for an incredible one-day shopping experience. With over +100 independent artists, designers and makers offering the best in sustainable fashion, jewelry, home decor, beauty and so much more. Learn more here.
Location: Los Feliz Village, Los Angeles, CA 90027. See it on Google maps.
7. Los Angeles River Ride, June 3
Enjoy a great day of bicycling beside the LA river and through DTLA to Long Beach alongside over 2,000 other riders. There are 5 rides to choose from, ranging from 2 to 100 miles, customizing each rider’s experience. All participants receive a free one-year membership to LACBC, a finisher’s medal, a commemorative t-shirt, and a goodie bag! Learn more here.
Location: 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027. See it on Google maps.
8. Kevin Hart at the Hollywood Bowl, June 7
Kevin Hart returns to the stage with the Irresponsible Tour! Basing his material from personal experiences with his family, friends, and loved ones – fans across the country know Hart as America’s biggest (in popularity, not stature) comedian. Learn more here.
Location: 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90078. See it on Google maps.
9. LGBT Night at Dodger’s Stadium, June 8
Celebrate LA Pride for the 6th annual LGBT night and 2nd consecutive, official 2018 LA Pride kickoff part at Dodger Stadium! The special event ticket package includes your ticket to the game along with an exclusive Dodger’s LGBT night item. Dale Scott, the first openly gay umpire in baseball history, will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch and the national anthem will be sung by actor/singer Brian Justin Crum. Learn more here.
Location: 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. See it on Google maps.
10. LA Pride, June 9 – June 10
Pride makes it way back to West Hollywood to celebrate Pride month! Over the weekend expect WeHo to be decked out in colors and cheerful crowds enjoying the parade and festival with headliners Kehlani and Tove Lo. For over 40 years, LA Pride has been a champion for equality, diversity, and inclusion in the LA community and beyond. Learn more here.
Location: 647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. See it on Google maps.
11. E3, June 12 – June 14
For three exciting days, a gamer’s paradise comes to town for the world’s premier event for computer and video games. Leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies, and never-before-seen products will be showcased. E3 is where digital worlds meet real innovation! Learn more here.
Location: 1201 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. See it on Google maps.
12. AlienCon, June 15 – June 17
AlienCon 2018 brings together all those seeking the truth about extraterrestrial existence throughout history! Alien fanatics gather for a three-day event focusing on a fundamental desire to explore the unexplained, to solve the world’s mysteries. Take part in celebrity autograph and photo sessions with some of the biggest names in alien exploration and pop culture. Learn more here.
Location: 300 E Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101. See it on Google maps.
13. The KTOWN Night Market, June 15 – June 16
For the 4th year in a row, the KTOWN Night Market is returning to Koreatown for a weekend of live music performances, delicious food offerings, and trendy Korean-beauty shopping. Trending foods such as sushi burritos and bulgogi fries will be among the many foodie options available! Learn more here.
Location: 701 S Catalina St, Los Angeles, CA 90005. See it on Google maps.
14. DTLA Donut Fest, June 16
The Union Station will be hosting a one-day edible exploration of LA’s favorite pastry at the first-ever DTLA Donut Festival. The festival will also feature a “live fry” donut station making hot apple fritters to order and third-wave coffee vendors for dunking along with donut-compatible offerings including wood-fired pizza and craft beer. Learn more here.
Location: 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. See it on Google maps.
15. 9th Annual Video Con, June 20
Made for both the creators and viewers of the online video industry, VidCon 2018 is a celebration of bringing together a global community that believes online video is the most important cultural force since motion picture. Starting in 2010 by the “Vlogbrothers,” VidCon is now an annual event where the people of the internet can connect with people in real life! Learn more here.
Location: 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802. See it on Google maps.
16. B.E.T. Fan Fest, June 21 – June 24
B.E.T. fan fest takes course at L.A. live during the last weekend of June hosting a variety of events including a celebrity basketball game, a sneaker expo, fashion show, and three nights of artists performing on the BETX Live and main stage. Unplug yourself from the city life and immerse yourself into one of the most celebrity-packed events in Los Angeles this summer! Learn more here.
Location: 800 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. See it on Google maps.
17. Bloom Los Angeles, June 22 – June 24
This interactive pop-up art show will be spread out over 100,000 square feet of lush grass in Griffth Park on June 22, 23 & 24. With nearly a dozen large-scale installation art pieces there are plenty of opportunities to snap a selfie and let your inner flower child run free. Learn more here.
Location: 5202 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, 90027. See it on Google maps.
18. The LA Taco & Beer Festival, June 23 – June 24
What more do you need to know about this event other than there will be tacos? L.A. Taco & Beer festival is back for 2018 featuring unlimited taco tastings from some of the top restaurants in the region along with unlimited craft beer tastings from local and regional breweries, cider houses, and beyond.
Location: 5300 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038. See it on Google maps.
19. Rooftop Cinema, Through June
Movies, stunning sunsets, panoramic views… talk about perfect summer nights! Imagine watching a movie while enjoying a panoramic view of one of the most iconic cities in the world. In addition to sitting rooftop in a comfy lounge chair, you can truly live in those unforgettable cinematic moments with the state-of-the-art wireless headphones that block out the outside world. Learn more here.
Location: 6121 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. See it on Google maps.
Also published on Medium.