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, Saturday, September 29, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [10 a.m.] The California Vegetarian Food Festival comes to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood for an amazing display of veggie eats, insightful speakers, and cruelty free entertainment. Check for discounted ticketsbefore making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
2. [10 a.m.] The Watts Tower Day of the Drum Festival celebrates community cultures through music, dance and interactive performances. FREE
3. [11 a.m.] KCRW’s Music Tastes Good event returns to Long Beach’s Marina Green Park on September 29-30, bringing a massive combination of carefully curated food from around the U.S. and an amazing music line up. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
4. [11 a.m.] Oddities Flea Market, hailing from Brooklyn, specializes in the fabulously unique, and it’s now coming to Los Angeles for the very first time. Taking place at Downtown’s Globe Theatre, shoppers will enjoy three floors of curated vendors offering unconventional items like taxidermy, medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens and more.
5. [11:30 a.m.] Oktoberfest returns to Santa Anita Park for two days of Bavarian beer tastings, stein drinking, live music, dancing, and all that comes with this German themed celebration. Be sure to use the promo code PROST18 to save $10 on your ticket purchase.
6. [7 p.m.] Celebrate over 100 years of wine-making in Los Angeles at the San Antonio Winery Harvest Festival, with wine and beer samplings, food, live music and more.
7. [5 p.m.] The 80th Annual Chinatown Moon Festival happening at Mandarin Plaza and Central Plaza will feature a live music stage, craft beer garden, cultural performances, food vendors, workshops, shopping and more.
8. [7:30 p.m.] A massive light installation will cover the Walt Disney Concert Hall as part of the LA Philharmonic’s centennial kickoff celebration. The installation projects images from the past and possibly the future of the concert hall, titled ‘WDCH Dreams.‘ Free to view starting at 7:30 p.m., and running from September 28 through October 6.
9. [8 p.m.] Summer Happenings at The Broad is a series of late-night events featuring music, performance and art. Now in its third year, the evening series is inspired by The Broad’s new exhibition, A Journey That Wasn’t which explores artists’ representations of time, memory and repetition. This month the series will highlight Gang Gang Dance, faUSt, Re-TROS, Kim Gordon + YoshimiO, Terry Riley, EYE, DJ Stretch Armstrong, Matmos, MIIIA, Banjee Ball + Ranika (formerly Kevin) JZ Prodigy, Asian Dope Boys + Aïsha Devi, Michael “5000” Watts, Total Freedom and Arto Lindsay and more.
10. [8 p.m.] Jason Moran and The Bandwagon Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music and Media at Ford Theatres.
DEAL OF THE DAY: $17.50 tix to a Skylent Disco at OUE Skyspace(via Goldstar)
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.