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. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Sunday, July 29, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [10 a.m.] The 56th Annual California Watermelon Festival July 28-29 at the Hansen Dam Soccer Fields in Lake View Terrace will host delicious watermelon-themed activities, all-you-can-eat watermelon, carnival rides, games, contests, and live entertainment.
2. [11 a.m.] The Midsummer Scream Convention from July 28-29 is a horror convention featuring dozens of presentations from creative professionals, Halloween industry vets, entertainment, onsite haunt experiences and more. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
4. [11 a.m.] 23rd annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival. FREE
5. [11 a.m.] The Hammer’s Family Flicks Film Series will screen Kirikou and the Sorceress at 11 a.m. Tickets are free on a first come first serve basis. FREE
3. [noon] Head to the Long Beach Crawfish Festival July 27-29 to enjoy world class crawfish, New Orleans-style food, music, dance lessons, and more by the shore. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
6. [5 p.m.] Summer Concerts in the Park at Garfield Park in South Pasadena. FREE
7. [7 p.m.] Back for the 15th year in a row, The Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare in the Park at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park with a free performance of Titus Andronicus on Saturday and Sunday. FREE
8. [8 p.m.] The Setup presents Stand Up Trivia Night at Bar Lubitsch. The trivia portion will be movie and comedy related and in between breaks there will be stand up. FREE
9. [8 p.m.] See an all-star cast in a special production of Annie at the Hollywood Bowl July 27-29. On the bill is Ana Gasteyer, David Alan Grier, Megan Hilty, Lea Salonga, Steven Weber and more. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase.
10. [various] The Summer Playwrights Festival will show 30 plays in eight days from July 29 through Sunday August 5 at the Road on Lankershim in the Historic Lankershim Arts Center in North Hollywood.
DEAL OF THE DAY: $10 tix to the LA County Fair opening weekend (via Goldstar)
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.