10 Things To Do For This Sunday in L.A. [5-29-2023]

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Sunday at Smorgasburg LA. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

Sunday. The midpoint of Memorial Day weekend. If you haven’t yet strayed from the couch since clocking out of work on Friday, we might have a few suggestions to nudge you along.

Here’s how we break it down below: One great idea where you can get there by Metro, three top picks to point you in the right direction, and six other quick ideas for those who just need lots of options. Enjoy your day!


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

Every Wednesday we map out a guide to the best free things to do for the weekend taking L.A. Metro. For this Sunday, we recommend Marina Culture Jam, spring series presented by The Department of Beaches and Harbors and The Music Center, which takes place at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey. a Part II of the The Marina Culture Jam features a ceremonial and social dance performance by the Korean Classical Music & Dance Company, as well as traditional Filipino folk dance and music by Kayamanan Ng Lahi. A cultural workshop accompanies the event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free to attend. More info here.

GO METRO: Take the 108 Line to Mindanao / Lincoln

Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday

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

L.A. Zine Fest FA TP > This Sunday, the world of DIY printed materials and magazines lives on at the annual Los Angeles Zine Fest. Coming to the Expo Arts Center in Long Beach, expect an afternoon of over 200 zine vendors, plus a chance to check out hands-on workshops, panels, and DJ sets. Runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. More info here.

Corgi Nationals  -> This Sunday at Santa Anita Park, the folks behind SoCal Corgi Beach bring together some of the fittest dogs around to showcase the pure athleticism (and joy!) of corgis. See the pups race for top prize, and in between check out Corgi-centric vendors, carnival rides, and food vendors. Tickets start at $12. More info here.

Fiesta Hermosa FA > Memorial Day weekend in Hermosa Beach means one thing: Fiesta Hermosa! This May’s three-day festival features a makers marketplace with over 250 vendors, live music and a carnival. Runs Saturday to Monday, starting at 11 a.m. each day. Admission is free for most areas, but it’ll cost you $5 to get into the (beer) garden. More info here.

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • The LA Fleet Week Expo (open to the public) will be held adjacent to the Battleship IOWA in San Pedro from Friday to Monday. FA
  • Beginning this weekend, The Broad’s newest (specially ticketed) exhibition displays over 120 artworks and archival materials of the late New York artist and activist Keith Haring. M
  • Topanga Days returns over Memorial Day weekend for three days (Saturday to Monday) of games, food and live music, capped by a Memorial Day parade.
  • Check out over 200 antique and specialty sellers every fourth Sunday of the month at the Torrance Antique Street Fair.
  • The Oath of the Sword (considered the earliest known Asian American film production) screens at The Academy Museum’s Ted Mann Theater this Sunday, with live musical accompaniment.
  • Smorgasburg LA’s annual Burger Day returns this Sunday with an array of burger pop-ups and specials from vendors including New York’s Chopped Cheese, Softies, SolRád, and others.

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