Things To Do

10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for August 12, 2016

August 12, 2016 by Brian Champlin

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, Friday, August 12, 2016.

May it lead you to adventure!

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View of DTLA from Vista Hermosa Park

View of DTLA from Vista Hermosa Park. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

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1. [5:30 p.m.]  Barnsdall Park’s Friday Night Wine Tasting.

2. [6 p.m.Downtown Festival at FIGat7th w/Lyrics Born. FREE

3. [6 p.m.] Movie Under the Guns in San Pedro screens Brave. FREE

4. [8 p.mGrand Performances in DTLA will host performances by Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre – FishEyes Friday and Disco Manila Saturday. FREE

5. [8 p.m.Beach Movie Nights at Dockweiler Youth Center featuring  a screening of Inside Out. FREE

6. [8 p.m.] Sundance NEXT FEST opening night.

7. [8 p.m.Once Upon a Canyon Night at Coldwater Canyon Park. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

8. [8 p.m.] Dance DTLA at The Music Center w/KCRW DJ Anthony Valedez. FREE

9. [various] HollyShorts Festival.

10. [various] 5th annual Marina Del Rey Film Festival.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $18 tix for Bloc Party at The Hollywood Bowl (via Goldstar)

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