Afternoon Delight at the Standard, DTLA

RSVP online and pay at the door to join one of LA’s longest-running pool parties. Hang out poolside and dance to house beats on the Standard’s famous rooftop deck. Then, cool down with a Popsicle and take in the city views. Life is good. RSVP here. Dates: June 14, July 5, August 16, September 20…

Game Night at the Grand Central Market

Looking for a low-key hangout idea with your friends or a date? Hoping to relieve some stress from the workweek? Every Thursday, the iconic Grand Central Market downtown hosts a free game night with classics like Cards Against Humanity, Jenga and even ping-pong. While you’re there, sample the delicious fare of some of their vendors.…

WAVEY Pool Party at Hotel Figueroa, DTLA

Take the Red or Purple Line to the 7th Street/Metro Center Station, and you’re just a 5-minute walk from one of the summer’s most epic pool parties. Every other Sunday starting June 21st, Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak will be laying down the beats and turning up the heat on Hotel Figueroa’s super chic pool deck.…

4th of July at The Vermont

  Join us on the pool deck for a July 4th celebration with amazing views of fireworks across the city. Invite your friends and family and come party under a star-spangled sky. Food and drinks will be provided from 4-6 PM.

Live Music This Summer in Los Angeles!

Some of the hottest bands today are stopping by LA this month, and we can’t wait to let down our hair and have a good time. We’re talking Death Cab for Cutie + Tuneyards, Ryn Weaver, Van Halen, Charli XCX + Bleachers, and Juanes. Who are you most excited to see? For more information about…

The Best Outdoor Movies in LA this Summer

Nothing says “summer in Los Angeles” like a movie and a picnic at the park…or maybe even at the cemetery. With different events offering different experiences—like food trucks, live music and DJs—the possibilities are endless. Check out one of our top picks for outdoor movie series: Street Food Cinema, Cinespia and Eat|See|Hear.

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USC Football Season

September marks the official launch of college football season, and we couldn’t be more excited. You can cheer for the USC Trojans at three home games this month: September 5, 12 and 19. Purchase your tickets in advance through the USC Ticket Office website and Fight On!

LA County Fair

Funnel cake hamburgers. Fried peanut butter pickles. Chocolate covered bacon. Are you drooling yet? We are. The LA County Fair is our favorite way to wind down bikini season and kick off fall. The fun starts Labor Day weekend and runs through September 27. Learn more here.

LA’s Annual La Feria de Los Moles

Thousands of visitors descend upon Olvera Street every year to indulge in one of Mexico’s most famous foods– mole. Made with nuts and seeds, dried chili peppers, spices and—of course—chocolate, this decadent sauce comes in many variations. Sample them all at La Feria de los Moles on Sunday, October 4.