10 Things To Do For This Sunday in L.A. [10-16-2022]

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Beverly Gardens Park. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

Well, thanks a lot Dodgers. 111 regular season wins and then a flame out in the first round against the NLDS. Ugh… at least there’s some fun stuff going on today!

Below you’ll find our top three picks for today (October 16) in Los Angeles followed by a bullet list of seven other quick ideas to consider. Hope you find something to distract you from gut wrenching disappointment.


Things To Do For Sunday in Los Angeles

BlocktoberFest -> On Sunday, Culver City’s Maple Block Meat Co. goes all-in for a day of BBQ, games, and live music, along with brews from Three Weavers, Paperback and El Segundo Brewing. Tickets (including unlimited food samples) starting at $55 per person, with an unlimited drink-plus-food ticket going for $75. More info here.

Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament -> This Sunday, Gustavo Arellano’s Great Tortilla Tournament host the final showdown that answers the question “Who makes the best tortillas in Los Angeles?” Going down at Smorgasburg at ROW DTLA, join fellow tortilla enthusiasts for a day of food, DJ sets, tortilla painting  and tortilla guidance with Gustavo and very special guests at the ¡Ask A Tortilla Expert! Free to attend. More info here.

Enchanted Garden at L.A. Arboretum -> This Sunday’s first-ever adult Halloween event at L.A. Arboretum features tarot readings, creature encounters, themed cocktails and special performances, including a candlelight reading of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven in the gazebo. Tickets for non-members are $40. Get more info here.

Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • The two-day Beverly Hills Art Show comes to Beverly Gardens Park this Saturday and Sunday with over 200 artists expected to participate.
  • Saturday and Sunday, Oktoberfest returns to Santa Anita Park for afternoons of Bavarian beer tastings, steins, live music, and dancing.
  • Each Sunday in October, The Academy Museum screens an award-winning “ghost story” feature film at the Ted Mann Theater. This weekend, catch a screening of 1964 Japanese horror classic Kwaidan.
  • Everson Royce Bar celebrates seven years in business this Sunday with an epic anniversary party that includes live bands, DJ sets, free cake, mystery shots, food specials and the rollout of an entirely new happy hour menu.
  • Loews Santa Monica’s monthly drag brunch returns this Sunday at the hotel’s signature oceanfront restaurant. RuPaul drag performer Naysha Lopez hosts the event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Descanso Gardens’ latest version of the family-friendly Carved includes brand new UV light installations by Belgian artists Tom&Lien Dekyvere, alongside a hay maze, pumpkin house, and hundreds of carved pumpkins inside the Camellia Forest.
  • Mercadito Monarca and the Playhouse Village Association team up to host a free Dia de los Muertos festival in Pasadena today from noon to 6 p.m.

BONUS: Dine L.A. runs from Oct 14-28, and while there are dozens of deals to choose from, We Like L.A. co-founder Christina Champlin has a rundown of the top ten on her radar.

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