10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for October 23, 2017

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in. So here it is!


Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, October 23, 2017. May it lead you to adventure!

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The Grove in Los Angeles
The Grove. Credit: Brian Champlin

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1. [9 a.m] There’s a Great Pumpkin Hunt happening at the South Coast Botanic Garden from October 1 through November 30 everyday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Highlights include an imaginative scavenger hunt, light hiking, a pumpkin shop and access to the gorgeous 87-acre grounds. Great for families. Halloween costumes are welcome.

2. [10 a.m.Boo at the L.A. Zoo returns for a spooktacular season. Highlights include a “Nocturnal Adventure” maze,  “Animals and Boo” creepy crawler encounters, pumpkin-carving demos and other family-oriented fun.

5. [6 p.m.] Monday night karaoke at Hanjip

6. [6:30 p.m.The Gold List: a launch party event for Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants list

8. [7 p.m.Gabrielle Union’s Real Life Book Club Tour with Cari Champion at The Grove Barnes & Noble.

3. [7 p.m.NPR Presents: Tom Hanks in Conversation with David Greene on Monday at the Bovard Auditorium on the campus of USC.

7. [8 p.m.] Drinky Draw at Angel City Brewery.

9. [9 p.m.Tegan and Sara’s “The Con X: Tour” at Ace Hotel Theatre.

10. [9:30 p.m.] Attention runners! Tonight is We Run L.A. – a nighttime group run event hosted by Los Angeles Marathon starting near Grand Park. FREE

4. [various] Checkout The Nightmare Before Christmas with 4-D Effects at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood October 20-31. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. Happening all week long. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

DEAL OF THE DAY: $7.50 tix to Winter Fest at the OC Fairgrounds (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.


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