Things To Do

10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [11-18-2023]

November 18, 2023 by Brian Champlin
Echo Park Lake
Overcast morning at Echo Park Lake. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

A lot of clouds, a shower here or there, and some fog to close out the night. Is it enough to derail today’s social agenda? You’ll have to be the judge.

This Saturday in Los Angeles you’ll find the Great Los Angeles Walk, the Burbank Winter Wine Walk, a new exhibition at The Broad, Complexcon, L.A. Zoo Lights, and more. Check out our full list of picks below.


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

Jackalope PasadenaM FA > Bi-annual, indie craft market Jackalope returns Saturday and Sunday to Central Park in Old Pasadena for a two-day pop-up marketplace featuring over 200 vendors offering an array of original, handmade goods and vintage wares. Free to attend as always. Runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, and it’s happening rain or shine.

Go Metro: Take the A Line to Del Mar Station

Three Top Picks To Do This Saturday

M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission

Great Los Angeles WalkFA TP > This longstanding bi-pedal tradition returns on Saturday with a journey that, for the first time, will include a touchpoint in Griffith Park. The route begins starts at at the Bear Statue just south of Fern Dell, then moves along Franklin Avenue to Fairfax and Western and then back to Griffith Park. Free to participate. Walk starts at 9 a.m. The walk will happen rain or shine! More info here.

Burbank Winter Wine Walk -> Celebrate the season with a wine stroll this Saturday in Downtown Burbank. Guests will enjoy wine tasting stations, live entertainment and a street lined with vendors to help you shop for the holidays. Entertainment and the marketplace is free to attend, the wine tasting portion start at $55 a person. Event is rain or shine. More info here.

Desire, Knowledge, and Hope (with Smog) at The BroadM FA > Debuting this Saturday, Desire, Knowledge, and Hope (with Smog), is the latest exhibition from The Broad’s private collection of 21 Los Angeles-based artists. Named after John Baldessari’s masterpiece ‘Desire, Knowledge, and Hope (with Smog)’ delves into themes that contemplate Los Angeles as a city in constant flux and unrest, as well as addressing societal concerns transcending geographical boundaries. Works on display include Ed Ruscha, Barbara Kruger, Doug Aitken, Lari Pittman, Catherine Opie and Mike Kelley. The exhibit runs November 18 – April 7, 2024. More info here.

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Renegade Craft market pops up Saturday and Sunday at Los Angeles State Historic Park with over 200 craft designers, artists, and creative vendors
  • L.A. Zoo Lights kicks off this weekend, and will run through January 7, 2023.
  • This Friday to Sunday, check out some indie art while sipping on beers during the LRG BREW Art Show at Long Beach Beer Lab. Hosted by Los Ruano Gallery the show will feature 20 artist and over 100 paintings.
  • The LA Auto Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center for a ten-day affair featuring a who’s who of automotive exhibitors, plus vehicle test drives, activations, and family-friendly entertainment.
  • It’s Alive! A Plant Based Horror Marketplace returns on Saturday to Common Space Brewery.
  • Complexcon returns this Saturday and Sunday to the Long Beach Convention Center for two-day event featuring a food experience curated by First We Feast, a streetwear and sneaker marketplace, plus a live musical performances headlined by Kid Cudi.

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