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21 Really Cool Things to do This June in Los Angeles (2017)

May 31, 2017 by We Like L.A. Staff

Need stuff to do this month in Los Angeles?

We looked ahead on our calendar to focus in on some of the best events happening in June around Los Angeles that you should probably have on your radar. After all, better to get your tickets now than wait till the last minute and find out your favorite event is sold out.


June 2017 event highlights include Prom Night at the Museum of Broken Relationships, the Los Angeles Bread Festival, L.A. Beer Week, a We Like L.A. summer kickoff party at Rooftop Cinema Club, Arroyo Seco Weekend, Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier, and much more.

Our complete rundown starts after the jump.


Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series

Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series from 2013. Credit: T. Tseng via flickr cc

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 1. Prom Night at the Museum of Broken Relationships (June 1)

On Thursday, June 1 The Museum of Broken Relationships and the folks at We Like L.A. are co-hosting a Prom Do-Over that’s going to take you back in time to party like it’s 1999 (and you won’t even need a DeLorean). -> More information

2. The Pancakes & Booze Art Show in Downtown LA (June 2-3)

Get ready for another round of live art, great music, copious amounts of pancakes and plenty of booze because the Pancakes & Booze Art Show is back! -> More information

3. I3 Arts Fest: An Interactive, Immersive & Innovative Festival in Downtown L.A. (June 2-3)

The Interactive, Immersive & Innovative Public Arts Festival will be hosted at three separate locations in DTLA with unique art installations. -> More information

4. National Trails Day: Trail Maintenance in the Santa Monica Mountains (June 3)

Celebrate National Trails Day by helping to maintain the safety and beauty of public trails in Malibu at the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area on June 3. -> More information

5. Los Angeles Bread Festival (June 3-4)

This FREE 2-day food event is returning for a 3rd year of bread-centric festivities including bread making workshops, pop-up demonstrations and jam vendors. -> More information

6. The 20th Annual SoRo (South Robertson) Community Festival (June 4)

This FREE community festival will feature live music, community art projects, a tree adoption ceremony, a treasure hunt, vendor booths, a kids zone and more. -> More information

7. Monrovia Music Fest: Free Festival Returns to San Gabriel Valley (June 4)

The FREE Monrovia Music Fest returns to the Library Park Memorial Fountain in Old Town Monrovia on June 4 with indie bands, a craft beer garden, food truck, family friendly activities and a Bark Park! -> More information

8. The 8th Annual LA Food Fest Returns to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (June 10)

The annual summer tasting event features over 100 food vendors, local DJs, 6 craft cocktail bars, 5 craft beer gardens and an iced coffee lounge. -> More information

9. The 39th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl (June 10-11)

June 10-11, the L.A. Phil will take you through the world of jazz with a line-up of special guests during fast, upbeat and sweat-inducing live music. -> More information – Discount tickets (via Goldstar)

10. The 2017 L.A. Pride Festival in West Hollywood Park (June 10-11)

The two-day L.A. Pride Festival will feature live music, performances, special gusts, parade floats, fun activities, dancing and more. -> More information

11. Sunday Sessions at Grand Park (June 11)

Come to Downtown’s Grand Park for the first of four summer Sundays featuring free music in tribute to L.A.’s house music scene. The June 11 lineup features Aaron Paar, Tony Watson, Scott K, and Vikter Duplaix. -> More information

 12. The 2017 Dew Tour’s Summer Skate Competition in Long Beach (June 15-18)

This 4-day skateboarding event features a three-part street course, stand-alone bowl, interactive sponsor village, plus a host of individual and team competitions. -> More information

13. Outdoor Movies at Skirball (June 16 + June 30)

Celebrate summer while watching movies that rock (i.e. feature great music) during Outdoor Movies at the Skirball. The summer lineup kicks off on June 16 with School of Rock and continues on June 30 with That Thing You Do! -> More information + Discount tickets (via Goldstar)

14. KTOWN Night Market & Silk Show Sample Sale (June 16-17)

KTOWn Night Market will feature over 100 local food and merchandise vendors along with food options such as fish cake, sushi tacos and fried chicken, plus a sample sale and live music. -> More information

15. L.A. Dessert Festival (June 17)

Dessert Goals, Los Angeles’ newest dessert festival, comes to Downtown L.A.’s Cooper Design Space on June 17 for your #UltimateCheatDay. Indulge in every sweet treat your heart desires as you frolic through this sugar haven. Some of sweet vendors include L.A. favorites Coolhaus, AmazeBowls, Milk Jar Cookies, Honey & Butter, The Pudding Truck and Gotta Have S’more. -> More information

16. 12th Annual LAWineFest at The Row in Downtown Los Angeles (June 17-18)

LAWineFest is returning for two afternoons of unlimited tastings with participants from local and national wineries, artisan brands, and even craft breweries! -> More information + Discount tickets (via Goldstar)

17. L.A. Beer Week (June 17-25)

Los Angeles Beer Week is back! This ninth annual event features dozens of beer-centric events over nine days in numerous locations all over the Southland. -> More information

18. We Like L.A. Summer Kickoff Party at Rooftop Cinema Club (June 20)

Rooftop Cinema Club and We Like L.A. are starting summer the season in style with a special Summer Kickoff Party and screening of Dazed and Confused at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood on June 20. -> More information

19. Arroyo Seco Weekend (June 24-25)

Arroyo Seco Weekend is a two-day food and music festival at beautiful, shady Brookside Park, next to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Headliners include Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. -> More information

20. Grand Performances (various)

Grand Performances, one of L.A.’s longest running series featuring free cultural entertainment, returns on June 2 for a summer filled with staged readings from award-winning playwrights, internationally acclaimed musical performers, and even beer tasting events, all taking place at California Plaza in Downtown L.A. -> More information

 21. KCRW Summer Nights (various)

KCRW’s slate of free summer events kicks into high gear on June 3 with the premier of the One Colorado performances in Pasadena. The action moves to the beach on June 22 with the 2017 premier of the Twilight Concert music series at the Santa Monica Pier, with Khalid + Bibi Bourelly scheduled to perform. -> More information

Be sure to check the We Like L.A. Events Calendar for updates on fun things happening around the city throughout June. You can also sign up for our daily/weekly newsletter if you want events sent straight to your inbox.