10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for May 20, 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, Saturday, May 20, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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

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1. [9 a.m.] The fourth annual Rose Festival returns to Descanso Gardens for two fragrant filled days of celebrating one of America’s favorite flowers.

2. [10 a.m.] The 34th Annual California Strawberry Festival returns Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard on May 20-21 for a weekend-long event packed with everything any strawberry lover could ever ask.

9. [11 a.m.] The Venice Spring Fling brings a free, full day of music and the arts to Windward Plaza Park. Starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday. FREE

3. [11 a.m.] The 2017 SoCal BBQ Bash & Expo at the Fairplex includes cooking classes, demonstrations and workshops led by world-renowned grillers & chefs, as well as a Kids Korner. Oh, and lots of ‘cue to sample!

4. [11 a.m.]  In celebration of comic books, the supernatural and other out-of-the-ordinary media,  the first-ever East LA Comic Con comes to El Gallo Plaza in East Los Angeles.

5. [noonEEEEEATSCON, a brand new food festival from The Infatuation, is coming to Barker Hangar in Santa Monica starting at noon this Saturday.

7. [noon] Malibu Guitar Festival.

6. [5:30 p.m.Eat|See|Hear brings a screening of Grand Budapest Hotel to the Santa Monica High School Greek Amphitheater. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

8. [sunrise-sunset] Machine Project’s Fiesta Perpetua at Echo Park Lake. FREE

10. [variousLitFest Pasadena is a two-day event featuring literary themed happenings and special guest author appearances at locations throughout the Playhouse District. Starts at 11 a.m. this Saturday! FREE

DEAL OF THE DAY: $10 tix for a Comedy Store Headliner Show with Bobby Lee, Theo Von, and guests (via Goldstar)

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


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