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Itineraries in Downtown LA

Itineraries in Downtown LA

Explore Downtown LA with these park once and play FREE itineraries. Plan your day in Downtown LA today.
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

[Bliss: 19th-Century Wedding Gowns from The Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection]

Bliss: 19th-Century Wedding Gowns from The Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection 2/19/2014 - 7/5/2014, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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[22nd Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design]

22nd Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design 2/19/2014 - 4/26/2014, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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[Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game]

Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game 3/29/2014 - 9/14/2014, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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[Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum]

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum 4/13/2014 - 9/1/2014, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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[REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival 2014]

REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival 2014 4/26/2014 - 5/11/2014, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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[Kids 4 Kids 5K & 10K Run/Walk]

Kids 4 Kids 5K & 10K Run/Walk 4/27/2014, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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L.A.'s Cinco De Mayo Festival 5/3/2014 - 5/4/2014, 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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Colburn Academy Spring Recital 5/3/2014, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

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[Mother's Day Brunch]

Mother's Day Brunch 5/11/2014, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


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[Daughters of the Purple Sage]

Daughters of the Purple Sage 5/17/2014, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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[The 17th Annual Hope For Firefighters Event]

The 17th Annual Hope For Firefighters Event 6/5/2014, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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[Zenshuji's 56th Annual Obon Matsuri Summer Festival]

Zenshuji's 56th Annual Obon Matsuri Summer Festival 7/12/2014 - 7/13/2014, 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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[Latin-American Food Festival]

Latin-American Food Festival 7/20/2014, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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[Ecuadorian Festival & Parade]

Ecuadorian Festival & Parade 8/10/2014, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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[Menudo & Pozole Food Festival]

Menudo & Pozole Food Festival 11/16/2014, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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[Taste of Tamales]

Taste of Tamales 12/14/2014, 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

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

Art Walk

Every, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM



 
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