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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ongoing Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

Back of the Hand All Stars
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Thursday, 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

Artists & Fleas LA
Artists and Fleas
Every third, third Sunday, Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM



 
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