10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [6-15-2024]

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Buckle up, because we’ve got a packed day of to-dos to enjoy around the city of angels.

In view for this Saturday in Los Angeles, you’ll find L.A. Taco’s Taco Madness, TARFEST at Pan Pacific Park, a Juneteenth Celebration at CAAM, Latin Sounds at LACMA, the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival, and much more. Kick off your weekend by exploring more options in the lis below!


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

KCRW Chinatown Summer NightsFA > KCRW Summer Nights in Chinatown brings an evening of all-ages fun to Central Plaza, highlighted by sets from KCRW DJs Travis Holcombe and Jason Bentley. Festivities kick off at 8 p.m. Free to attend as always. Get info here.

Go Metro: Take the A line to Chinatown station.

Three Top Picks To Do This Saturday

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

L.A. TACO’s Taco Madness 2024M > After delaying their May event, L.A. Taco’s annual extravaganza of taco tastings officially arrives at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes this Saturday. The 2024 lineup features a dozen of the city’s best taqueros, including Villla’s Tacos, Evil Cooks, Ditroit, La Carreta, and more. Plus there will be handmade stuffed churros by San Diablo Artisan Churros and beers from Boomtown Brewery. Tickets range between $15-$100 depending on the number of prepaid food vouchers you get, and whether you want basic admission or early access. Event runs 6 p.m. to midnight. More info here.

TARFEST: A Day in the ParkFA > On Saturday, The 21st edition of TARFEST pops up at Pan Pacific Park for a one-day festival featuring a reggae and afrobeat musical extravaganza curated by Boomtown LA, free art-making activities, dance classes, artisan booths curated by Runway Boutique, face painting, and local food trucks. Runs 2 to 8 p.m. Free attend. More info here.

CAAM Juneteenth CelebrationM FA > The California African American Museum will host a Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday featuring live music, food trucks, and activities for all ages including storytelling, and discussions on the significance of Juneteenth. Attendees can also explore the museum’s new exhibits. More info here.

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Latin Sounds at LACMA continues at the Dorothy Collins Brown Amphitheate (just north of the La Brea Tar Pits Museum) this Saturday with a performance by Cambalache. FA
  • The city of Santa Monica celebrates Juneteenth this Saturday with an afternoon of music, food and craft vendors, a kid’s activity area, a community stage and local resources, all taking place at Virginia Avenue Park. FA
  • The Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival returns for a two-day concert (Saturday and Sunday) that includes performances by Jodeci, Andrea Day, Kamasi Washington, The Soul Rebels, Seun Kuti and others.
  • Celebrate the start of summer this Saturday at Siam Market with a summer solstice festival offering Thai food vendors, vibrant arts and crafts vendors, and live performances. FA
  • Off the 405 at The Getty continues this Saturday with a performance by Slauson Malone 1. FA
  • Q Con, SoCal’s one and only LGBTQ Comic Convention, is back at Plummer Park in West Hollywood this Saturday. FA

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