10 Things To Do in L.A. For Under $10 This Weekend [7-22-16 to 7-24-16]

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As you probably already know we do a twice-weekly rundown of our favorite to-dos and happenings around Los Angeles (pushed out Monday AM and Thursday AM).

However, it occurs to me that sometimes event-seekers just want stuff that’s down-and-dirty, cheap-and-easy.


With that in mind, here are 10 quick, fun ideas for this weekend each costing less than $10 that might be good to keep on your radar.

For all prices listed we’ll generally note the true cost including any service fees, as sometimes is the case with our ticket-affiliate partner Goldstar.

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Vista Hermosa Park in Downtown L.A. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

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10 Under $10

1. [$10] Eat|See|Hear screens 500 Days of Summer in Pasadena. SATURDAY (via Goldstar)

2. [$3] 626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park. FRIDAY-SUNDAY 

3. [FREENatural History Museum’s Summer Nights in The GardenFRIDAY

4. [FREE] Zocalo Public Square Summer Movie Series: Little Miss Sunshine. FRIDAY

5. [FREE] Old Pasadena Summer Cinema. FRIDAY-SUNDAY

6. [FREE] National Park Rangers Will Lead a Pokémon Go Walk in Silver Lake’s Bellevue Park. SATURDAY

7. [FREEMovie Picnic Night at Alhambra Park is a free Chinese outdoor movie showcasing Chinese language films (with subtitles!) this weekend they will screen The Monkey King 2. SATURDAY

8. [FREE] US Open of Surfing. SATURDAY-SUNDAY

9. [FREE] Free Farmer John Food Truck. SATURDAY-SUNDAY

10. [FREE] The Good Weekend marketplace. SUNDAY

5 MORE Things…

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

  1. The Port of Los Angeles Lobster FestivalFRIDAY-SUNDAY
  2. History Lit at the Pasadena Museum of History. FRIDAY-SUNDAY (via Goldstar)
  3. Johnny Ramone Tribute at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. SUNDAY
  4. Unlimited Milk & Cookies at Kyoto Rooftop Garden in DTLA (plus Painting and Dinner!). SUNDAY
  5. Once Upon a Canyon Night. SUNDAY

Want more? Check out all of our full list of 55 awesome things to do this weekend in Los Angeles or visit the We Like L.A. Events Calendar page.

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