On your mark… get set… Sunday! The overcast weather may not be your ideal backdrop, but my guess is that today’s racers will find the drizzle quite refreshing.
Below you’ll find our top three picks for today (March 19) in Los Angeles followed by a bullet list of seven other quick ideas to consider. Enjoy your day!
Things To Do For Sunday in Los Angeles
Latina Fest at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes -> Celebrate the Latina entrepreneurial spirit at LA Plaza this Sunday with Latina Fest. The packed schedule features over 100 exhibitors, a fashion show, morning yoga session, kids zone, experiential activations and more. Tickets start at $10. Starts at 11 a.m. More info here.
Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival -> On Sunday, the 2023 Wistaria Festival returns to Sierra Madre with an up-close of “The World’s Largest Blossoming Plant.” The main festival takes place in Downtown Sierra Madre, with over 100 arts, crafts and food vendors alongside The Sierra Madre Auto Show. A shuttle (ticketed) will be available to take visitors up to see the record-breaking vine. More info here.
LA Marathon -> The course for the 2023 Los Angeles Marathon begins near Dodger Stadium, weaves south through DTLA, then heads as far west as San Vicente and Montana. Chances are if you’re reading this then you’re not running, but you may want to hop over to cheer on the racers as they tackle the 26-mile challenge. Either way, if you’re heading out on this Sunday you’ll want to be aware of street closures and possible traffic implications. Check out this handy map for an overview.
* Goldstar Discounts -> Remember that Goldstar.com has great deals on tickets for a range of upcoming events in Los Angeles. Get $50 tix to L.A. Beer Fest, $30 tix to Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo at Microsoft Theater, or $15 tix to Street Food Cinema at The Autry.
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Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today
- Long Beach Cambodian Restaurant Week kicks off this Sunday and runs through March 26. Organized by United Cambodian Community to shine a light on Cambodia Town restaurants in the city of Long Beach, featured eateries are offering $5, $10, $15 and $20 menu specials including $8 wings from Shlap Muan to multi-course $20 meals from Udom Khmer. More info here.
- 626 Night Market is back in Santa Monica from now through May with a smaller version of their popular Asian-fusion food market.
- Pacific Opera Project’s The Magic Flute AKA #Superflute adapts Mozart’s The Magic Flute through the lens of 90’s video game characters, with Mario, Luigi, Donkey Kong, Zelda, and Princess Peach taking on the roles of Papageno, Tamino, Queen of the Night, and others.
- In the run-up to the new PBS series Marie Antoinette (premieres this Sunday at 10 p.m. PBS SoCal) you can check out a free pop-up experience celebrating all things Versailles at 3rd Street Promenade (between 2nd / 3rd & Arizona) this Friday to Sunday. Runs noon to 8 p.m. on each day.
- This Friday to Sunday, the Hollywood Burlesque Festival brings a weekend of classes, workshops, vendors and performances to Vermont Hollywood.
- This Saturday and Sunday, The Getty’s Sounds of L.A. concert series returns with a pair of performances by vocalists Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso and Sandino González-Flores.
- The 45th annual South Gate Azalea Festival & Carnival brings four days of family fun, food trucks, games, and live music to South Gate Park.
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