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 Aug. 2014

Jul. 31, 2014Aug. 1, 2014

Special Event
WILLIAM Trunk Show
8/1/2014
Daniel Patrick Flagship Store

Special Event
CAUSE Women in Power
8/1/2014
The California Club

Miscellaneous
Friday Night Sing-Alongs: Broadway Favorites
8/1/2014
W.M. Keck Children's Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music
FIGat7th Downtown Festival
8/1/2014
FIGat7th

Shopping
Ted Baker London Sample Sale
8/1/2014
Cooper Design Space

Reading
Mexican Bread - A Family Biography
8/2/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Concert
Survivor and Lou Gramm
8/2/2014
Pershing Square

Film
Street Food Cinema presents: Dazed & Confused
8/2/2014
Exposition Park

Concert
Showtime 2014 - Changing Lives and Saving Families
8/2/2014
David Henry Hwang Theatre

Benefit
Summer on 7th
8/2/2014
Inner-City Arts

Music
Omar Souleyman in Conversation with Henry Rollins
8/3/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Museum
Target Sundays at CAAM - Cool your heels in the shade - CAAM's Annual Summer Party
8/3/2014
California African American Museum

Shopping
ShopWalk DTLA
8/3/2014

Performance
Cal Phil Presents: Magic, Fantasy & Adventure
8/3/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
SKYLTON PARIS
8/4/2014
California Market Center

Performance
An Evening with Nils Lofgren
8/5/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Special Event
SummerSIP: BLENDS
8/6/2014
City Tavern Downtown Los Angeles

Special Event
LAHQ Global Events
8/6/2014
The California Club

Museum
Family Film Day at CAAM - Ethnic Notions
8/7/2014
California African American Museum

Performance
The Drop: Billy Joe Shaver
8/7/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Performance
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles presents Cuatro Corridos: A Chamber Opera
8/8/2014
The Colburn School - Zipper Hall

Dance
The Music Center presents Dance Downtown: Samba
8/8/2014
Music Center

Music
FIGat7th Downtown Festival
8/8/2014
FIGat7th

Special Event
Living, Breathing, Ktitchen - The Marrakesh Express
8/9/2014
Living Breathing Kitchen Pop Up Dinner

Special Event
Splash of LA
8/9/2014

Music
Drum Downtown: Middle Eastern
8/9/2014
Grand Park

Concert
A CATbaret! A One Night Only Celebrity Benefit Concert
8/9/2014
The Belasco Theater

Festival
Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl
8/9/2014
213 Ventures

Film
Street Food Cinema presents: Reservoir Dogs
8/9/2014

Concert
Stan Ridgway and The English Beat
8/9/2014
Pershing Square

Scavenger Hunt
CityRace - Downtown LA: Center of the City of Angels
8/9/2014
Pershing Square

Exhibit
Curatorial Walk-Through & Conversation with Michael Kilgore and Anthony Eve Kemp
8/9/2014
California African American Museum

Museum
Art Workshop - Collage Portaits
8/10/2014
California African American Museum

Special Event
Celluloid Soldiers: Veterans Through Hollywood’s Lens
8/10/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Festival
Ecuadorian Festival & Parade
8/10/2014
Olvera Street

Presentation
Celluloid Soldiers: Veterans Through Hollywood's Lens
8/10/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Concert
Movie Masterpieces
8/10/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
An Evening with Bobby Rush
8/11/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Workshop
Social Security Workshop
8/11/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Miscellaneous
Bingo at SPiN Standard
8/12/2014
SPiN Standard

Special Event
SummerSIP: Big Bold & Beautiful
8/13/2014
City Tavern Downtown Los Angeles

Concert
Friday Night Sing-Alongs: Mariachi
8/15/2014
W.M. Keck Children's Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music
FIGat7th Downtown Festival
8/15/2014
FIGat7th

Presentation
LA in Focus: Gary Leonard in Conversation with Kevin Roderick
8/16/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Special Event
KICKBALL FOR A HOME Celebrity Kickball Tournament
8/16/2014
University of Southern California

Sports
Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship
8/16/2014
City Parking Lot #7

Concert
The Original Wailers & Dread Zeppelin
8/16/2014
Pershing Square

Performance
The Drop: Al Jarreau
8/19/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Special Event
SummerSIP: Pinot Pinot Pinot
8/20/2014
City Tavern Downtown Los Angeles

Meeting
Los Angeles Tourism Market Outlook Forum
8/20/2014
Los Angeles Convention Center

Performance
Masterclass in the Round
8/21/2014
The GRAMMY Museum

Music
FIGat7th Downtown Festival
8/22/2014
FIGat7th

Dance
The Music Center presents Dance Downtown: 90's Night
8/22/2014
Music Center

Reading
Love Songs of the Revolution
8/23/2014
LA Public Library - Central

Concert
Broadway and Bolero
8/24/2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Scavenger Hunt
CityRace - Olvera Street, El Pueblo and Beyond
8/24/2014
Olvera Street

Sports
The University of MMA: Fight Night 8
8/24/2014
Club NOKIA

Special Event
SummerSIP: From Rose to Cabernet, All Wines CA
8/27/2014
City Tavern Downtown Los Angeles

Ongoing Events

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

Tour
Free LA Tour
1/30/2014 - 1/1/2015
Union Station

Exhibit
Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World
3/8/2014 - 9/4/2014
Japanese American National Museum

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

Exhibit
Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game
3/29/2014 - 9/14/2014
Japanese American National Museum

none
Weekend Brunch a La Rive Gauche
4/5/2014 - 9/1/2014
Kendall's Brasserie & Bar

Exhibit
Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum
4/13/2014 - 9/1/2014
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

none
The Unofficial Mad Men Power Lunch
5/6/2014 - 8/29/2014
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

none
Big Mag Boeuf Dinners for Two
5/11/2014 - 8/29/2014
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

none
CYOB - Craft Your Own Burger
5/19/2014 - 8/29/2014
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

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

Special Event
Street Food Cinema
5/24/2014 - 9/20/2014
Exposition Park

Theater
Dinner and a Movie
6/16/2014 - 9/30/2014
Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE

Theater
Regal Summer Movie Express
6/17/2014 - 8/13/2014
Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE

Miscellaneous
$1 Oysters & Green Hour Happy Hour
6/20/2014 - 8/29/2014
Kendall's Brasserie & Bar

Exhibit
Allora & Calzadilla: Apotomē
6/27/2014 - 8/24/2014
REDCAT Theater

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

Concert
Summer Concert Series in Pershing Square
7/9/2014 - 8/17/2014
Pershing Square

Workshop
Four Week Meditation Course: Lift Off
7/13/2014 - 8/3/2014
Evoke Yoga

Theater
We Will Rock You
7/15/2014 - 8/24/2014
Ahmanson Theatre

Exhibit
Superm Fruit at Please Do Not Enter
7/17/2014 - 8/15/2014
Please Do Not Enter

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

Museum
8th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
7/22/2014 - 9/20/2014
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Museum
Bound to Impress: Corsets from The Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection
7/23/2014 - 9/1/2014
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Performance
New Original Works Festival 2014
7/24/2014 - 8/9/2014
REDCAT Theater

Special Event
Movies in the Park: Sci-Fi Double Features
8/2/2014 - 8/3/2014
Grand Park

Shopping
Macy's Diamond Event
8/3/2014 - 8/7/2014
Macy's

Special Event
Self-Realization Fellowship World Convocation
8/3/2014 - 8/9/2014
Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites

Sports
Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament
8/8/2014 - 8/10/2014
Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live

Dance
Vintage Rhythm - Live Band John Reynolds Quartet
8/8/2014 - 8/9/2014
Lindy Loft

Shopping
Apolis Sample Sale
8/8/2014 - 8/10/2014
Apolis Common Gallery

Shopping
Black Halo Sample Sale
8/8/2014 - 8/9/2014
Black Halo

Special Event
Movies in the Park: Sci-Fi Double Features
8/9/2014 - 8/10/2014
Grand Park

Expo/Conference
ScareLA
8/9/2014 - 8/10/2014
LA MART

Dance
The Monsters Show Presents ''Madness & Mayhem''
8/15/2014 - 8/16/2014
590 Santa Fe Ave

Special Event
Movies in the Park: Sci-Fi Double Features
8/16/2014 - 8/17/2014
Grand Park

Theater
Fourth Annual Shorts Showcase at CAAM
8/16/2014 - 8/17/2014
California African American Museum

Festival
4th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
8/21/2014 - 8/24/2014
Downtown Los Angeles

Special Event
Movies in the Park: Sci-Fi Double Features
8/23/2014 - 8/24/2014
Grand Park

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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

Friday Night Flicks
Pershing Square
Every Friday, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Farmer's Market - LA Flower District
The Wall
Every Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 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



 
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