Thousands of events, openings and happenings.	One handy guide to make sense of it all.
Downtown LA Event Calendar

Thousands of events, openings and happenings.
One handy guide to make sense of it all.

If it's going on downtown, you'll find it here. Bookmark this page for whenever you want to find something to do – whether you're looking for one of downtown's many festivals, exhibitions, and performances, or a special event.

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Events for Oct. 2014

Sep. 30, 2014Oct. 1, 2014

Presentation
Photographer’s Eye - Lowriting
10/1/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Workshop
Understanding Credit + Asset Building
10/1/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Presentation
Lowriting: The Photography of Arturo Meza
10/1/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Special Event
Rivals United Pep Rally
10/2/2014
505 Plaza at City National Plaza

Presentation
Book Launch - Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia
10/2/2014
The Museum of Contemporary Art

Music
Latin Kings of Salsa Presents Luis Enrique
10/2/2014
The Conga Room

Special Event
The Briks presents Love is the Answer
10/3/2014
The Briks Restaurant and Bar

Special Event
Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE
10/3/2014
L.A. LIVE

Special Event
Inside the Kitchen with Patina
10/4/2014
Patina

Scavenger Hunt
Race/LA - The Best of Race/LA: 10 Years
10/4/2014
Pershing Square

Workshop
Tai Chi Workshop
10/4/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Music
Academy Young Artists Performance
10/4/2014
Thayer Hall, The Colburn School

Special Event
CicLAvia
10/5/2014

Concert
Salastina Music Society: Celebrating 5 Years with 5 Young L.A. Composers
10/5/2014
Thayer Hall, The Colburn School

Lecture/Debate
Sidley Austin Artspeaks
10/6/2014
Thayer Hall, The Colburn School

Concert
Green Umbrella: Percussion Marvels
10/7/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Expo/Conference
Casden Real Estate Economics Forecast
10/7/2014
The LA Hotel Downtown

Art Walk
Artwalk Happy Hour
10/9/2014
FIGat7th

Shopping
Exclusive Jewelry Event
10/9/2014
Please Do Not Enter

Workshop
Art College Road Map - A workshop for high school seniors and their parents
10/9/2014
Downtown Art Walk

Shopping
LA Fashion Week at Batchelders
10/9/2014
Batchelders 100 Year Old Dutch Chocolate Shop

Special Event
All Peoples Community Center 72nd Anniversary Celebration - Sowing the Seeds of Change
10/9/2014
The Belasco Theater

Benefit
Dinner With a Cause
10/9/2014
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live

Special Event
15th Annual Public Safety Appreciation Barbeque
10/9/2014
Bank of America Plaza

Film
Lost & Found at the Movies: A Strange Thing Happened on the Way to Ithaca
10/10/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Miscellaneous
The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® Los Angeles
10/10/2014
Vibiana Cathedral

Benefit
Taste of Italy
10/11/2014
Pico House

Lecture/Debate
Culinary Historians - Charles Perry: Where Did Hot Sauce Come From?
10/11/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Dance
World City - Los Masis & Bolivia Corazón de America
10/11/2014
W.M. Keck Children's Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Exhibit
CHOICES Expo, L.A.
10/11/2014
Los Angeles Convention Center

Scavenger Hunt
Race/LA - The Best of Race/LA: 10 Years
10/11/2014
Pershing Square

Scavenger Hunt
CityRace - The Great Chinatown Hunt
10/11/2014
Chung King Plaza

Special Event
The Music Center’s Open House
10/11/2014
Music Center

Exhibit
Red Carpet Art Show Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research Prevention
10/11/2014
California Market Center

Special Event
Pop-Ups! @MusicCenterLA
10/11/2014
Music Center

Music
Colburn Chamber Music Society with Gabriela Montero
10/12/2014
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Special Event
Yoga for a Cure
10/12/2014
YAS Fitness Center
8th+Hope

Concert
Chamber Music Society: All-Beethoven
10/14/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

none
Bugis Street Brasserie One-Year Birthday Promotion
10/14/2014
Bugis Street Brasserie

Miscellaneous
LAHQ: City of Los Angeles Economic Development
10/14/2014
The California Club

Film
FLIX at FIG - Hocus Pocus outdoor movie screening
10/15/2014
FIGat7th

Special Event
South Park's Green Carpet Event
10/15/2014
The Briks

Presentation
Prepare The Ones You Love Great Shakeout Special Presentation
10/16/2014
LA Public Library - Little Tokyo

Special Event
BARK + BBQ at Horse Thief BBQ
10/16/2014
Horse Thief BBQ

Lecture/Debate
Pakistan: Implications for US Security Interests in South Asia and Beyond-Intimate Roundtable Talk with Georgetown Professor C. Christine Fair
10/17/2014
Town Hall Los Angeles Clubhouse

Dance
YNS One-Year Anniversary Dance Party
10/17/2014
Your Neighborhood Studio

Music
Casual Friday: Prokofiev & Dvořák
10/17/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
The Better To Bite You With
10/18/2014
Mark Taper Auditorium, LA Central Library

Presentation
Pros & Cons of the November 4th State Ballot Propositions
10/18/2014
LA Public Library - Central

none
Used Book Sale
10/18/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Benefit
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
10/18/2014
Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live

Special Event
Homeboy Industries Every Angeleno Counts 5k
10/18/2014
Homeboy Bakery

Concert
LA Master Chorale Provides Live Accompaniment to Famed Silent Film at Disney Hall
10/19/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Museum
Going to Bat for Danny’s Farm
10/19/2014
Sports Museum of Los Angeles

Presentation
Pros & Cons of the November 4th State Ballot Propositions
10/21/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Miscellaneous
Bingo at SPiN Standard
10/21/2014
SPiN LA at The Standard Downtown LA

Lecture/Debate
Town Hall Los Angeles hosts Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
10/22/2014
City Club Los Angeles

Special Event
DTLA Social Mixer for the LGBT Community
10/22/2014
Elevate Lounge

Benefit
Pink Pong at SPiN to benefit Barbells for Boobs and Keep A Breast
10/23/2014
SPiN LA at The Standard Downtown LA

Special Event
BARK + BBQ at Horse Thief BBQ
10/23/2014
Horse Thief BBQ

Music
Gibson Dunn Rush Hour Concerts
10/23/2014
Thayer Hall, The Colburn School

Concert
Get Your Phil: Dinner & Concert Packages from LA Phil!
10/24/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Festival
Noche De Ofrenda
10/25/2014
Grand Park

Special Event
LA Law Library Pro Bono Week Public Legal Services Fair
10/25/2014
LA Law Library

Festival
Street Food Cinema: The Shining
10/25/2014
Exposition Park

Reading
Our Odyssey: A Reading of Homer's Epic by the People and for the People
10/25/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Film
NewFilmmakers LA October 25th Screening!
10/25/2014
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles | AT&T Center

Special Event
WILLIAM Sample Sale
10/25/2014
Brigade Clothing Boutique

Presentation
USC Hybrid High School Admissions Information Session
10/25/2014
USC Hybrid High School

Dance
GMCLA/Fred & Jason's 9th Annual Halloweenie Charity Event
10/25/2014
Los Angeles Theatre

Concert
Joshua Bell in Recital
10/26/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
Living, Breathing, Kitchen Rooftop Pop-Up Dinner
10/26/2014
To be disclosed with reservation

Concert
Strings and Serpents
10/26/2014
REDCAT Theater

Comedy
Good Looks
10/28/2014
play

Film
Special preview screening of PBS's Craft in America episode
10/28/2014
Central Library, Los Angeles Public Library, Mark Taper Auditorium

Concert
Chamber Music Society: Bartók and More
10/28/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Lecture/Debate
The Hon. Ashley Swearengin, Mayor of Fresno and Candidate for CA State Controller Speaks to Town Hall Los Angeles
10/28/2014
City Club Los Angeles

Special Event
7th Annual Halloween Party for Downtown LA Families
10/31/2014
Grand Hope Park @ FIDM

Concert
Halloween Film with Live Organ: Nosferatu
10/31/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Ongoing Events

Art Walk
Art Walk
12/12/2013 - 12/31/2016

Tour
Grand Tour of Los Angeles
1/1/2014 - 1/31/2015
404 S Figueroa St

Exhibit
Blue Note Records: The Finest in Jazz
3/25/2014 - 10/15/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
POMPEII: The Exhibition
5/20/2014 - 1/4/2015
California Science Center

Museum
Pompeii: The Exhibition
5/21/2014 - 1/4/2015
California Science Center

Miscellaneous
$1 Oysters & Green Hour Happy Hour
6/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Kendall's Brasserie & Bar

none
California Dreamin': The Sounds of Laurel Canyon, 1965-1977
7/1/2014 - 11/30/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
Donna Summer: Four Seasons of Love
7/2/2014 - 4/1/2015
The GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
Pepe Aguilar...La Leyenda Continúa
7/3/2014 - 2/1/2015
The GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughn
7/3/2014 - 7/1/2015
The GRAMMY Museum

Museum
Designing Hollywood: Sketches from the Christian Esquevin Collection
7/19/2014 - 11/1/2014
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Music
DJ Antiq
9/1/2014 - 12/1/2014
Salvage Bar & Lounge

Theater
Animals Out of Paper
9/4/2014 - 10/5/2014
David Henry Hwang Theater

Theater
Spring Awakening
9/7/2014 - 10/19/2014
Rosenthal Theater, Inner City Arts

Miscellaneous
New Paleo Menu at Patina Restaurant
9/11/2014 - 10/31/2014
Patina

Tour
Free LA Tour
9/11/2014 - 1/1/2015

Music
Colburn Community Chorale Rehearsals
9/25/2014 - 5/1/2015
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Special Event
Prix-Fixe Dinner at Nick and Stef's Steakhouse
10/1/2014 - 11/30/2014
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

Concert
Dudamel & Mahler 5
10/2/2014 - 10/5/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Festival
Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture
10/4/2014 - 10/5/2014
Grand Park

Training
Introduction to Fiction Writing
10/6/2014 - 12/8/2014
UCLA Extension at Figueroa Courtyard

Training
Competing for Federal Grants
10/6/2014 - 10/10/2014
The Grantsmanship Center

Holiday Event
Toy Loan Toy Drive
10/7/2014 - 12/23/2014
LA County DPSS

Festival
Los Angeles Plein Air Festival
10/9/2014 - 10/12/2014
Historic Downtown Los Angeles

Concert
Beethoven Cycle Finale with Dudamel & Andsnes
10/9/2014 - 10/12/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Dance
Australian Ballet - Swan Lake
10/9/2014 - 10/12/2014
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Concert
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
STAPLES Center

Festival
The LA Bluegrass Situation Festival
10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
Ace Hotel

Dance
Vintage Rhythm - Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five
10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
Lindy Loft

Music
Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner with Jace Clayton a.k.a. DJ/Rupture
10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014
REDCAT Theater

Fair
World Wide Art Los Angeles
10/16/2014 - 10/19/2014
Los Angeles Convention Center

Concert
Dvořák's Seventh
10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Toyota Symphonies for Youth: What Do French Fries Sound Like?
10/18/2014 - 10/25/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Shopping
Vintage Fashion Expo
10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014
LA MART

Festival
Festival for All Skid Row Artists
10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014
Gladys Park

Concert
Happy Birthday, Hurricane Mama: Salonen, Sarriaho, Sibelius
10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
LA Dance Project at the Ace Hotel
10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014
Ace Hotel

Music
Get Your Phil: Dinner & Concert Packages
10/24/2014 - 11/14/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
The Furies LA presents - A Beautiful Fool
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014
Ebanos Crossing

Dance
L.A. Dance Project Returns to the Ace Theater
10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014
Ace Hotel

Special Event
USC Hybrid High Info Sessions
10/25/2014 - 1/24/2015
USC Hybrid High School

Art Walk
Brewery Artwalk
10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014
The Brewery Arts Complex

Concert
Mozart & Beethoven
10/30/2014 - 11/2/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Exhibit
Hello Kitty Con2014
10/30/2014 - 11/2/2014
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Holiday Event
ACME Crawloween
10/31/2014 - 11/1/2014
ACME Bars (Library Bar, Sixth St. Tavern, Beelman''s Pub, Spring St. Bar. King Eddy Saloon)

Special Event
Galactik Smack Halloween Bash
10/31/2014 - 11/1/2014
Downtown Playground

Performance
Danny Elfman's Music From The Films Of Tim Burton
10/31/2014 - 11/1/2014
NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live

Holiday Event
Bowlloween 2014 LA Live Halloween
10/31/2014 - 11/1/2014
Lucky Strike Lanes at L.A. LIVE

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Regular Weekly Events

Certified Farmers Market @ Pershing Square | Every Wednesday
Farmers Market (Pershing Square on Wednesdays)
Every Wednesday, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Certified Farmers Market @ FIGat7th
FIGat7th
Every Thursday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Historic Downtown Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Awakening
Exchange L.A.
Every Friday, 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Inception
Exchange L.A.
Every Saturday, 10:00 PM

Grand Park's Marketplace
Grand Park
Every Tuesday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Certified Farmers Market @ Bank of America Plaza
Bank of America Plaza
Every Friday, 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

OG Tasting Dinner @ Mo-chica
Mo-chica
Every Tuesday, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday Wine Tasting Social
Urban Radish
Every Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jazz Wednesdays @ The Radish
Urban Radish
Every Wednesday, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

An Urban Food Experience: Unplugged Sunday Brunch
Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Every Sunday, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Arts District Farmers Market

Every Thursday, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Trivia Night
SPiN LA at The Standard Downtown LA
Every Wednesday, 09:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Arts District Flea Market

Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Game Night
Grand Central Market
Every Thursday, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Acoustic Night with Rod Castro
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Monday, 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Rafael Moreira's Jam Night
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Tuesday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Aaron Poland of The Warsaw Poland Brothers
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Wednesday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Regular Monthly Events

Downtown Neighborhood Council Meeting
Los Angeles Theatre
Every second Tuesday, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Art Walk

Every, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday Night Cafe

Every first Tuesday, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

DJ Son
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every second Friday, 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

DJ Antiq
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

FIGat7th Kids Club
FIGat7th
Every second Saturday, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

FIGat7th Art Walk Karaoke Happy Hour
FIGat7th
Every second Thursday, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM



 
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