Community Events

Dog Day at the Cathedral

Our Dog Day event draws 1,500 Downtown LA residents and 1,000 of their four-legged friends to the 2.5-acre plaza at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels for a community-building event. Attendees enjoy mingling, music, pet-related vendor displays, giveaways, and great food.

Next Event: July 11, 2018

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Public Safety Appreciation BBQ

For the 19th consecutive year, the DCBID will host its annual community BBQ to acknowledge law enforcement and public safety personnel for making Downtown LA a safe and vital community. The event is held at Bank of America Plaza where guests enjoy a barbeque lunch, live music, giveaways, and more.

Next Event: September 27, 2018

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DTLA Halloween Festival

On the evening of Monday, October 31, more than 1,900 children and their parents attend our annual Annual Halloween Festival at Grand Hope Park at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). Attractions include bouncy houses, puppet shows, arts and craft tables, and trick-or-treat doors. Tickets include snacks, candy, and other treats.

Next Event: October 31, 2018

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Resident Mixer Series

As part of our community outreach, the DCBID produces a quarterly Resident Mixer in Downtown LA. We invite residents within DCBID boundaries to enjoy appetizers, drinks, and a brief presentation of the resources we provide to residents.  

Next Event:  June 2018