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 Dec. 2011

Nov. 30, 2011Dec. 1, 2011

Sports
Golden Boy Presents Fight Night Club
12/1/2011
Club Nokia @ L.A. LIVE

Museum
Reel to Reel: Sinatra Sings
12/1/2011
GRAMMY Museum

Holiday Event
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
12/1/2011
Millennium Biltmore Hotel

Holiday Event
LA Chinatown Christmas Tree Lighting
12/1/2011
Chinatown Central and West Plazas

Performance
d-LUR, Omi and Von Ukuf at Exchange LA
12/2/2011
Exchange LA

Miscellaneous
Crocker Club Fridays - 1920's Bank Turned Cocktail Social Dance Club
12/2/2011
The Crocker Club

Holiday Event
Holiday Tree Lighting at L.A. LIVE
12/2/2011
L.A. LIVE

Holiday Event
Children''s Storytime: 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' by Dr. Seuss
12/3/2011
Millennium Biltmore Hotel

Special Event
Climb For Life
12/3/2011
Figueroa at Wilshire Skyscraper

Performance
World City at the Music Center
12/3/2011
W.M. Keck Amphitheatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
Kitka & Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre
12/3/2011
W.M. Keck Amphitheatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall

Benefit
The WunderGlo Foundation''s FLUSH COLON CANCER Poker Tournament and Live Auction
12/3/2011
O'Melveny Los Angeles

Holiday Event
'Miracle on 34th Street' Screening
12/4/2011
Million Dollar Theater

Museum
Target Sundays at CAAM: Celebrating Family, Community & the Future
12/4/2011
California African American Museum

Concert
Chamber Music
12/6/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Comedy
The Frolic Show ( headlining comics w/ no cover )
12/7/2011
Far Bar

Miscellaneous
Wine Wednesdays: Quivira Vineyards
12/7/2011
The Mixing Room - JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Museum
Reel to Reel: Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix At The Isle of Wight
12/8/2011
GRAMMY Museum

Holiday Event
The Joey Altruda Trio performs A Charlie Brown Christmas
12/9/2011
Grand Performances California Plaza

Special Event
Crocker Clu Fridays: DJ Disko Drew
12/9/2011
The Crocker Club

Presentation
LA in the 19th Century: The Images of Carleton Watkins
12/10/2011
Los Angeles Central Library, Taper Auditorium

Theater
Beyond the Diagnosis - Más allá del diagnóstico
12/10/2011
Los Angeles Theatre Center

Concert
Fall Recital - The Colburn Academy
12/10/2011
Thayer Concert Hall at the Colburn School

Concert
Boston Symphony Orchestra
12/10/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
Christmas for the Kids
12/10/2011
Grand Central Market

Holiday Event
Winter Holiday Festival
12/10/2011
Pershing Square

Special Event
Target Free Family Saturday: That’s a Wrap
12/10/2011
Japanese American National Museum

Performance
A Project for Disastrous Success
12/10/2011
Morono Kiang Gallery

Film
Die Hard
12/10/2011
Devils Night Drive In

Concert
Spanish Composers and Cava
12/11/2011
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Concert
Colburn Chamber Music Society with Jennifer & Laura Frautschi
12/11/2011
Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School

Holiday Event
Rejoice! A Classical Christmas
12/11/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Presentation
Especially Now: Create the World Together
12/11/2011
Los Angeles Theatre Center: Theater 1

Concert
MARIACHI USA Christmas
12/11/2011
Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

Museum
Reel to Reel: Looking Back On Love, With Special Guest Lenny Kravitz
12/12/2011
GRAMMY Museum

Holiday Event
Messiah Sing-Along
12/12/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Film
Naomi Uman- The Ukrainian Time Machine: Fragments from a Diary
12/12/2011
REDCAT

Holiday Event
True Holiday Tales with Charles Phoenix and Friends
12/14/2011
Grand Performances

Holiday Event
A Chanticleer Christmas
12/15/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
95.5 KLOS Mark & Brian Christmas Show Ft. Steve Miller Band, Sammy Hagar
12/15/2011
Nokia Theatre @ L.A. LIVE

Holiday Event
Music Center Holiday Sing-Along
12/16/2011
Music Center Plaza

Holiday Event
Holiday Organ Spectacular
12/16/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Event
Upground
12/16/2011
Grand Performances

Music
Christmas With Bessie
12/17/2011
HM157

Benefit
Whisker Wonderland
12/17/2011
City of Los Angeles North Central Animal Shelter

Holiday Event
Holiday Sing-Along - LA Phil
12/17/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Tour
MONA's Holiday Lights Neon Cruise
12/17/2011
Chinatown

Concert
Stevie Wonder's 16th Annual House Full of Toys Benefit Concert
12/17/2011
Nokia Theatre @ L.A. LIVE

Holiday Event
Handel: Messiah
12/18/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
Gloss Show-LIVE!
12/18/2011
First & Hope Supper Club/Bar Fedora

Comedy
Charles Phoenix: Retro Holiday Slide Show
12/18/2011
REDCAT | Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

Holiday Event
Menorah Lighting, Hanukkah Celebration
12/20/2011
Pershing Square

Holiday Event
A Swingin’ Christmas with John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey
12/20/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
Latin Love Affair - One Night Stand with South American & Mediterranean Wines!
12/21/2011
Buzz Wine Beer Shop

Comedy
The Frolic Show (headlining comics, no cover)
12/21/2011
Far Bar

Holiday Event
Kwanzaa Celebration
12/22/2011
Pershing Square

Holiday Event
52nd Annual LA County Holiday Celebration
12/24/2011
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Holiday Event
Christmas Eve Dinner
12/24/2011
Patina Restaurant

Holiday Event
Christmas Eve Dinner
12/24/2011
Cafe Pinot

Special Event
Christmas Eve Dinner
12/24/2011
Kendall's Brasserie and Bar

Special Event
Christmas Eve Dinner
12/24/2011
Nick + Stef's Steakhouse

Film
Non Compos Mentis: Jerry Powell & the Delusions of Grandeur
12/27/2011
Downtown Independent Theater

Miscellaneous
Gay Origins @ Exchange LA
12/29/2011
Exchange LA

Holiday Event
New Years Eve at Las Perlas
12/31/2011
Las Perlas

Holiday Event
New Year's Eve @ the Biltmore's Smeraldi's
12/31/2011
Millennium Biltmore Hotel

none
A Midnight in Paris - Countdown to the New Year
12/31/2011
J Restaurant & Lounge

Holiday Event
The Bootlegger's Ball
12/31/2011
The Edison Downtown

Dance
New Year's Eve at Suede
12/31/2011
Suede Bar & Lounge

Holiday Event
New Year's Eve with Pink Martini
12/31/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Event
NEW YEAR'S EVE 2012 at the Mayan
12/31/2011
The Mayan

Holiday Event
New Year's Eve Dinner and Jazz Trio Performance
12/31/2011
Noé Restaurant

Holiday Event
New Year's Eve Bash
12/31/2011
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Grand View Room

Holiday Event
An Uptown New Years Eve, Downtown at Rivera
12/31/2011
Rivera Restaurant

Holiday Event
New Year's Eve 2012 at The Association
12/31/2011
The Association LA

Special Event
Downtown Countdown Rooftop NYE Party
12/31/2011
ICON Ultra Loung - The ROOFTOP

Dance
Decentralized Dance Party- NEW YEAR''S EVE!
12/31/2011
The Streets of LA

Ongoing Events

Exhibit
1001 Inventions
5/27/2011 - 12/31/2011
California Science Center

Exhibit
The Beatles LOVE: A Fifth Anniversary Cirque du Soleil Showcase
6/8/2011 - 2/28/2012
GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
BARBRA STREISAND
8/29/2011 - 2/1/2012
GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
Posing Beauty in African American Culture
9/7/2011 - 12/3/2011
USC Fisher Museum of Art

Exhibit
A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed
9/8/2011 - 6/3/2012
LA Public Library - Central

Exhibit
FABULOUS! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010
9/13/2011 - 12/17/2011
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Training
UCLA Extension Fall Quarter Classes Begins!
9/19/2011 - 12/16/2011
UCLA Extension at Figueroa Courtyard

Exhibit
Places of Validation, Art & Progression
9/29/2011 - 4/12/2012
California African American Museum

Exhibit
UNDER THE BIG BLACK SUN: CALIFORNIA ART 1974-81
10/2/2011 - 2/13/2012
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Sports
LA Kings 2011-2012 Season
10/7/2011 - 4/5/2012
STAPLES Center

IMAX
Flying Monsters 3D in IMAX (DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE)
10/7/2011 - 12/31/2011
California Science Center

Sports
LA Clippers 2011-2012 Season
10/13/2011 - 4/22/2012
STAPLES Center

Exhibit
Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design & Activism in Post-War Los Angeles
10/15/2011 - 2/19/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Miscellaneous
Kings Home Game Day Burgers & Brews
10/25/2011 - 12/31/2011
The Mixing Room - JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Exhibit
Conserving Beauty
10/28/2011 - 4/17/2012
USC Fisher Museum of Art

Theater
Bring It On: The Musical
10/30/2011 - 12/10/2011
Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center

Theater
Vigil
11/2/2011 - 12/18/2011
Mark Taper Forum

Theater
East West Players Presents THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE
11/3/2011 - 12/4/2011
David Henry Hwang Theater

Exhibit
4th Annual Art Sale Fundraiser
11/5/2011 - 12/2/2011
DAC Gallery

Exhibit
NAKED HOLLYWOOD Weegee in Los Angeles
11/13/2011 - 2/27/2012
MOCA Grand Avenue

Exhibit
KENNETH ANGER - Icons
11/13/2011 - 2/27/2012
MOCA Grand Avenue

Holiday Event
Downtown On Ice
11/17/2011 - 1/16/2012
Pershing Square

Exhibit
Desire for Magic: Patrick Nagatani
11/19/2011 - 1/15/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Exhibit
The Experimental Impulse
11/20/2011 - 1/15/2012
REDCAT

Holiday Event
The Collection Project for LA Animal Shelters
11/25/2011 - 1/7/2012
Pussy & Pooch Pethouse & Pawbar

Holiday Event
LA Kings Holiday Ice
11/26/2011 - 1/5/2012
Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE

Shopping
Macy's Friends & Family
11/29/2011 - 12/5/2011
Macy's

Performance
David J: Silver for Gold (The Odyssey of Edie Sedgwick)
11/30/2011 - 12/4/2011
REDCAT

Holiday Event
Winter Afternoon Tea
11/30/2011 - 12/24/2011
Millennium Biltmore Hotel

Miscellaneous
McCormick & Schmick''s Holiday Season Promotion for Group Events
12/1/2011 - 1/31/2012
McCormick & Schmicks

Theater
The Many Murders of Kristopher K. Kringle
12/1/2011 - 12/18/2011
Archway Studio/Theatre

Concert
Salonen conducts Shostakovich's Orango
12/2/2011 - 12/4/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE HERALDS THE SEASON WITH HOLIDAY WONDERS: FESTIVAL OF CAROLS
12/3/2011 - 12/10/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Shopping
The 4th Annual UNIQUE LA Holiday Show
12/3/2011 - 12/4/2011
California Market Center's Penthouse

Special Event
A NIGHT OF CHAMPAGNE & DIAMONDS by Stein Diamonds
12/7/2011 - 12/8/2011
STEIN DIAMONDS PRIVATE SHOWROOM

Concert
PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: The Hollywood Sound
12/8/2011 - 12/11/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Museum
Andrea Bocelli: Story of A Voice
12/8/2011 - 2/12/2012
GRAMMY Museum

Theater
The Other Side of The Frame
12/9/2011 - 12/18/2011
Company of Angels at The Alexandria

Exhibit
Convergent De-evolution
12/10/2011 - 1/10/2012
POVevolving

Shopping
Renegade Craft Fair
12/10/2011 - 12/11/2011
LA Historic Park

Shopping
12 Days of Twinkle
12/12/2011 - 12/24/2011
Pussy & Pooch

Concert
12 Nights of Christmas
12/12/2011 - 12/23/2011
Pershing Square

Concert
Handel's Messiah
12/13/2011 - 12/14/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Event
Las Posadas at Olvera Street
12/16/2011 - 12/24/2011
Olvera Street

Dance
CalArts Winter Dance
12/16/2011 - 12/17/2011
REDCAT

Concert
Labadie conducts Mozart
12/16/2011 - 12/18/2011
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Rock Around the Rink
12/16/2011 - 12/17/2011
Pershing Square

Art Walk
Under One Sun, a Group Exhibition
12/16/2011 - 2/3/2012
DAC Gallery

Special Event
Verizon Training Ground
12/17/2011 - 12/19/2011
L.A. LIVE

Holiday Event
Breakfast with Santa at the Music Center
12/17/2011 - 12/18/2011
Music Center

Concert
Downtown On Ice Lunchtime Concert Series
12/19/2011 - 1/6/2012
Pershing Square

Sports
Lakers 2011-2012 Season
12/25/2011 - 4/22/2012
STAPLES Center

Shopping
Lowest Prices & Closeouts of the Year
12/26/2011 - 12/30/2011
Macy's Dowtown LA

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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

Thursday Beer Tasting Social
Urban Radish
Every Thursday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 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


Regular Monthly Events

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

Downtown Flea
Downtown Flea
Every fourth Sunday, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Art Walk

Every, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday Night Cafe

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

Hells Belles Burlesque Presents: Whiskey Royale
First & Hope American Bistro
Every first Thursday, 09:00 PM - 11:00 PM



 
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