10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [6-29-2024]

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At the Santa Monica Pier Photo by Christina Champlin / We Like L.A.

Alright, it’s Saturday. You’re in Los Angeles. You’re looking for something to do. Per usual, we’re here to help!

Today in L.A. you’ll find Pier 360 in Santa Monica, a Jack Kirby tribute exhibition at Corey Helford, Culver City Pride, the Pirate Invasion in Long Beach, Pasadena POPS at the LA County Arboretum, and much more. Check out the full list below, and enjoy your Saturday!


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

Grand Performances -> The signature summer event series at California Plaza has a pair of activations to check out this weekend. On Saturday, they’ll host the Cali Soul Jam with performances by Chicano Soul Revue, Kelly Finnigan, Andre Cruz & Chris Lujan, and more. Free to to attend, no RSVP needed. Runs 5 to 10 p.m. Get more info here.

Go Metro: Take the A or E Lines to Grand Av Arts/Bunker Hill station.

Three Top Picks To Do This Saturday

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

Pier 360M FA > This two-day, all-ages, free festival hosted at the Santa Monica Pier features ocean sports competitions, interactive games, a beer garden and plenty of live music on both days. The festival runs Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (though some competitions start a bit earlier). Free to attend! More info here.

Kirbyvision at Corey HelfordFA > This Saturday, Corey Helford hosts an opening reception for Kirbyvision: A Tribute to Jack Kirby. The group exhibition celebrates the artwork and influence of American comic creator Jack Kirby, whose legendary contributions to the medium include co-creator of Captain America for Timely Comics (predecessor to Marvel), along with co-credits for Ant-Man, the Avengers, the Black Panther, and the Fantastic Four. The opening night runs 7 to 11 p.m. Free to attend. Cosplay is encouraged! More info here.

Culver City Pride 2024FA > This Saturday in Culver City is all about Pride! The festivities kick off with a 6-mile Pride Ride, departing from Syd Kronenthal Park at 4 p.m. Then at 6 p.m., Main Street in Downtown Culver City comes alive with a community celebration featuring music, speakers, drag performances, food, face painting, and more. The ride requires an RSVP, but the celebration is open to all. More info here.

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Free concerts at MacArthur Park continue this Saturday as Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles presents an evening of ska and latin rock with with performances from Inspector, La Pobreska, and Chencha Berrinches. M FA
  • The annual Pirate Invasion returns to Long Beach this Saturday and Sunday for two days of swashbuckling fun at Shoreline Aquatic Park.
  • The Festival of Forgotten Grapes is a ticketed celebration dedicated to the “underdog” varietals that make California wine so uniquely diverse.
  • The BET Experience Fan Fest continues with Day 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall. M FA
  • The Pasadena POPS kicks off their 2024 Rusnak Summer Concert series this Saturday with a performance of Harlem Nights at the LA County Arboretum.
  • LACMA Sounds summer concert series continues this Saturday with a performance by Brent Fischer + Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Group with Singers. FA

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