Things To Do

Here’s a Big List of FREE Things To Do in L.A. This November [2015]

October 31, 2015 by Brian Champlin

As you’re planning out your November activities, keep in mind there are plenty of ways to explore Los Angeles without spending an arm and a leg. In fact, many are free. and we always enjoy curating as many of those ideas as possible!

To that end, in addition to our always-relevant big list of free & fun things to do around Los Angeles, we put together a quick link rundown every month of things to do you may want to take advantage of.


Our November 2015 list starts below, listed in chronological order.

For other ideas for free things to do, we suggest you check out this comprehensive listing of free museum days for November and a list of free guided hikes/walks that we put together.


Lunch time Grand Park

Lunch time in Grand Park. Credit: Brian Champlin

[NOV 1] VegFest (including free samples) to celebrate World Vegan Day.

[NOV 1] Get a FREE taco at Tacos Tu Madre grand opening.

[NOV 1] Special METRO Art Tour for Day of the Dead

[NOV 1Self Help Graphics Dia de los Muertos in Boyle Heights

[NOV 1] Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Rose Hills

[NOV 1San Pedro Day of the Dead

[NOV 5] Free Screening of The Artist at California Plaza in DTLA

[NOV 5The Grand Opening of ICE in Downtown Santa Monica

[NOV 5-8] The Only in Hollywood Music + Arts Festival

[NOV 5-12] The AFI Fest

[NOV 6] Sleepless: An After-Hours Party at the Music Center in DTLA.

[NOV 7] Get FREE Tasti D-Lites for Planet Smoothie Opening in Santa Monica

[NOV 7-8] The Jackalope Arts Fair in Old Pasadena’s Central Park.

[NOV 7-8] The NKLA Super Adoption Event at the La Brea Tarpits.

[NOV 12] Free screening of 500 Days of Summer in California Plaza in DTLA

[NOV 12The Downtown L.A. Art Walk.

[NOV 14] The Grove Christmas and tree lighting ceremony.

[NOV 14] Free screening of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid at the Fourth Annual Conejo Valley Film Festival.

[NOV 14-15] Inglewood Open Studios Art Tour

[NOV 15] The Barnsdall Art Center Holiday Sale

[NOV 15] Hollywood Sign Summit

[NOV 18] The UCLA Game Arts Festival at the Hammer Museum

[NOV 21] Public Star Party at Griffith Observatory

[NOV 21] The Great Los Angeles Walk

[NOV 21] Shakespeare Aloud, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark PART I

[NOV 24Griffith Observatory’s monthly sunset walk lead by a park ranger.

[NOV 26] Ranger Ernie leads an advanced 10-mile hike to the Hollywood Sign on Thanksgiving morning. Scheduled meet-up time is 7:00am at the Griffith Park Ranger Station/Visitor Center.

Have anything you think we should add to the list? Shoot us an email at [email protected].