10 Things To Do For This Sunday in L.A. [8-27-2023]

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A view of the Hollywood Sign from Captain’s Roost in Griffith Park. Photo by Christina Champlin.

Need some to-dos to fill up your Sunday in Los Angeles? Got you covered.

On our radar you’ll find Festival Chapin at Lafayette Park, a Japan House anniversary celebration, Smorgbasburg’s BBQ Day, and a Prosperity Market pop-up. Check out all the ideas below!


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

On Sunday at Lafayette Park, the 7th annual Festival Chapin continues its celebration of Guatemalan culture and community with special musical artists, traditional Guatemalan cuisine, and shopping crafts from on-site vendors. This year’s performance lineup features Marimba Orquesta Alegría Chapina, Raúl Acosta y Oro Solido and Los Miseria Cumbia Band. Runs 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days. Free to attend. Get more info here.

Go Metro: Take the B or D Lines to Wilshire / Vermont station.

Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday

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

JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles’ 5th AnniversaryM FA > Celebrate JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles’ 5th Anniversary this Sunday with a festival held at Ovation Hollywood’s Level 2 Center Courtyard. Free to attend, the public can enjoy music performances by MIYAVI accompanied by taiko drums as well as a “Savor Japan” zone with street foods, teas, and sweets for purchase. Runs 4 to 8 p.m. More info here.

Prosperity Market and Come Up LA’s Black Business Month CelebrationFA > On Sunday, Prosperity Market and Come Up LA will host a Black Business Month Celebration at Inglewood’s Hollywood Park. Discover 80+ Black-owned businesses offering food, fashion, arts, entertainment, and wellness products. Enjoy live cooking demos, music, and kid-friendly activities. This event is free and open to all, with on-site VIP tickets (21+) available for $20-60. VIPs gain access to the 1010 Wine & Events lounge, where they can sip wines and spirits from Black-owned companies like Common Ground Spirits and Phreshly premium canned cocktails. More info here.

Smorgasburg’s 7th Annual BBQ Day -> Smorgasburg’s 7th Annual BBQ Day returns on Sunday with numerous BBQ specials from vendors and unique collaborations like the Aguachile Rib Tostada by Correas Mariscos x Saulitos BBQ and first time participants from Long Beach’s very own “Cambodian Cowboy” aka Battambong BBQ, to Texas Armenian pop up III Mas BBQ, who specializes in Khorovats. 

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