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Celebrate the Holiday Season in Downtown LA

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Downtown LA

Check out our guide to holiday shopping in Downtown LA. Spend a day shopping in Downtown LA and discover LA’s most walkable neighborhood. You’ll find unique gifts for everyone on your list, historic sites, daily holiday events, outdoor ice skating, and award winning restaurants.
Explore Downtown LA's Urban Frontier

Explore Downtown LA's Urban Frontier

Discover 17 cultural & historic sites. Stay and play with offers from DTLA eateries, shops, and hotels

Upcoming Events

[Pompeii: The Exhibition]

Pompeii: The Exhibition 5/21/2014 - 1/4/2015

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[Las Posadas on Olvera Street]

Las Posadas on Olvera Street 12/16/2014 - 12/24/2014, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM

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[Christmas Eve at Cafe Pinot]

Christmas Eve at Cafe Pinot 12/24/2014, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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[Christmas Eve at Nick + Stef''s Steakhouse]

Christmas Eve at Nick + Stef''s Steakhouse 12/24/2014, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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[55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration]

55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration 12/24/2014, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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[Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Bolero: Ravel's Dance For Orchestra]

Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Bolero: Ravel's Dance For Orchestra 2/7/2015 - 2/14/2015, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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[Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf]

Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf 4/25/2015 - 5/2/2015, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

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[Menudo & Pozole Food Festival]

Menudo & Pozole Food Festival 11/15/2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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15% Off Purchase

15% Off Purchase
Located at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM,) this gift shop is a g... More

Unlimited Small Plates Brunch

Unlimited Small Plates Brunch
Enjoy Border Grill's new Unlimited Small Plates Brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm f... More

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Our Downtown Guides are here to help

Downtown Guides

Looking for something? Let us help.
Have a question? Look for our Downtown Guides, with the signature info symbol on their sleeves. They can provide directions, share printed maps & guides, and more. More
Purple Patrol

Purple Patrol

Keeping Downtown LA safe, clean, and friendly.
Get safety updates with our BID Alerts, or look for our Purple Patrol in the Downtown Center and Historic Downtown districts. More
Getting Around

Getting Around

How to Get Here
Getting into and around Downtown is easier than ever. Go Metro on four rail lines, ride the DASH for 50 cents, hail a taxi, or find a parking lot. More

Regular Weekly Events

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

Certified Farmers Market @ FIGat7th
7+FIG @ Ernst & Young Plaza
Every Thursday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Regular Monthly Events

Art Walk

Every, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

FIGat7th Kids Club - 2nd & 4th Saturdays
Every second Saturday, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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