10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [5-6-2023]

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How is your Saturday in Los Angeles looking? Hopefully a lot better by the time you’re finished reading this list!

Below you’ll find our top three picks for today (May 6) in L.A. followed by a bullet list of seven other quick ideas to consider.


Things To Do For Saturday in Los Angeles

Pedal Power: A Mobility Festival at Ivy Station -> This Saturday, hop off the Expo Line at Culver City’s Ivy Station for a free family festival featuring a bike skills course for kids, a community ride, music, food, and plenty of bike friendly vendors/partners on hand including Walk ‘n Rollers, CC Pride Ride & Rally, Bike Culver City, CicLAvia, LADOT, and more. Runs 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get more info here.

GO METRO: Take the E Line to Culver City station

L.A. Taco’s Taco Madness -> L.A. Taco’s annual extravaganza of taco tastings comes to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes this Saturday with a tantalizing lineup of the city’s best taqueros, including Sonoratown, Villla’s Tacos, Tacos Don Cuco, Evil Cooks, GoGo’s Tacos, and more. Tickets range between $10-$70 depending on the number of prepaid food vouchers you get, and whether you want basic admission or early access. Event runs 5 p.m. to midnight. Get more info here.

GO METRO: Take the B, D or L Lines to Union Station

2nd Valley Asian Cultural Festival -> Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this Saturday with the 2nd Annual Asian Valley Cultural Festival at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, hosted by the West Valley – Warner Center Chamber of Commerce. The event flyer promises food, music, dance, shopping, children’s activities, and more. Free admission. Runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info here.

More Events Accessible By Public Transit -> Check out our guide to the best things to do this weekend taking L.A. Metro.

* Goldstar Discounts -> Remember that Goldstar.com has great deals on tickets for a range of upcoming events in Los Angeles. Get $59 to Les Misérables at the Pantages, $14 tix to the LA County Fair, or $52.50 tix to LAWineFest.

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Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Free Comic Book Day returns with activations and special deals at shops around L.A. County, including Collector’s Paradise Pasadena and Comics Factory.
  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a free family festival at The Rose Bowl featuring a community marketplace, live entertainment, sport activities and movie screenings.
  • This Saturday and Sunday, SoCal Moms takes over the grounds of The Autry Museum in Griffith Park for a massive family-friendly festival called Great Big Family Fun Day.
  • Non-profit Elevate Burbank hosts a Multicultural Arts Festival this Saturday featuring performers, artists, musicians, local food trucks, art show, food trucks, a kids’ area, and select local vendors and nonprofit organizations sharing resources for the community.
  • LitFest Pasadena returns for a weekend of dynamic literary talks, workshops, readings and panel discussions and interactive literary experiences. Free to attend on both Saturday and Sunday.
  • This Friday to Sunday, Scent Fair LA presented by The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Darin Klein & Friends comes the Craft Contemporary with a curated lineup of cutting-edge fragrance makers exhibiting their work, all paired with related programs and hands on workshops.
  • As part of Metro Arts Presents, Tres Souls brings an afternoon of nostalgic bolero music to Union Station’s ticket concourse this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

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