10 Things To Do Under $10 Weekend in L.A. (starting January 12, 2018)

Wouldn’t it be great if someone put together a rundown of all the best free and cheap things to do this weekend in Los Angeles? Well here it is.

This weekend’s budget to-do list includes Fiesta Perpetua, the Frogtown Show, a NoHo ArtWalk and much more!


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Echo Park Lake
A gorgeous day at Echo Park Lake. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

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10 for $10 or Less

1. [FREE] Free performances of Freud’s Last Session at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble. Simply use promo code WELIKELA online or call them to reserve tickets. FRIDAY

2. [FREE] Head to Echo Park Lake for Fiesta Perpetua! Acclaimed experimental Mexican vocalist Carmina Escobar will lead a 40-member Oaxacan youth brass band in a performance on floating rafts and at spots surrounding the picturesque lake. SATURDAY

3. [FREE] L.A.’s only live animated comedy show Picture This! is back with another free show at The Virgil. This time they’ll also showcase live animated improv for the first time. SATURDAY

4. [FREE]  Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a service and community event at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. In honor of the beloved civil rights figure, Baldwin Hills will host a day of giving back with a variety of free services for individuals and families. SATURDAY

5. [FREE] Looking for a little free comedy this weekend in NELA? The Frogtown Show is a free monthly comedy show that takes place at Spoke Bicycle Cafe along the L.A. River. Light bites, wine and beer specials will be available for the evening. SATURDAY

6. [FREE] NoHo ArtWalk (second Saturdays) SATURDAY

7. [FREE]  The Wallis in Beverly Hills will host “Dance Sundays” with famed actress/dancer/choreographer Debbie Allen. Suitable for the whole family, each month will feature a special dance theme, this month it’s Flamenco. SUNDAY

8. [FREE] The annual Happy Birthday Marion! event returns to celebrate the popular silent-era film actress with a fabulous vintage style party at the Annenberg Community Beach House. SUNDAY

9. [FREE] Friendship Buddies is a weekly stand-up comedy show at the Verdugo Bar in Glassell Park. Come hangout in the back patio, enjoy a cocktail, and LOL to outstanding stand-up comedians in Los Angeles. SUNDAY

10. [FREE] Enjoy a Ranger-led community (advanced) hike to Mt. Hollywood. It will be a 7-mile roundtrip trek. The group will meet at the Mineral Wells Picnic Area on Sunday morning at 7 a.m. SUNDAY

5 MORE Options…

Here are 5 other things to do this weekend that may not be under $10 but still are worth knowing about:

  2. Story Pirates Live Radio Show SATURDAY
  3. The Burger & Beerfest comes to Santa Anita Park SATURDAY
  4. Anime Impulse SATURDAY-SUNDAY
  5. DTLA Breweries United Fest ’18. SUNDAY

Want more? Check out all of our full list of 27 awesome things to do this weekend in Los Angeles or visit the We Like L.A. Events Calendar page.

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