10 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN Downtown LA | december 2017
No More FOMO. Plan out your month with the city’s best culture, concerts, eateries and more.
THINGS TO DO DOWNTOWN LA december
THINGS TO DO
December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Foxy Fridays; Chayil Maison Nail Salon
Jump start your weekend with mimosa’s, music and beauty treatments! Treat yo self and have the pleasure of getting your nails, hair and makeup done between 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Expect DJ’s, drinks and epic makeovers.
December 9, 10
Winter Holiday Festival; Pershing Square
Slide into the holiday with this free winter holiday festival. Sled down 90 tons of snow, jumpers and amusement rides. Partake in lots of food, beverages, craft booths and get that photo opp with Santa! Also enjoy the ice skating rink for an extra charge.
Gift Making Craft-A-Thon; Opodz
Get your art and crafts on and spend the day making gifts for your loved ones. There will be a variety of stations where you can silkscreen, paper craft, decoupage and so much more! Entry fee of $29 includes all materials and instruction.
FOOD + DRINK
Sip. Shop. Eat!; The Collective Market/Allies
Indulge your senses and venture where food, style and drinks meet. Sip custom drinks. Shop a curated selection of unique vendors, and Eat fresh food and desserts from local vendors. Entry is free and drink tickets are on sale now.
December 14, 21
Finally Open In LA/Welcome To DTLA; Eight Bar (Whole Foods)
Drink up and make merry this holiday season with Modern Time Brewery as they takeover Eight Bar located inside Whole Foods. Enjoy special rare beers and take-a-ways (while supplies last). Expect $5 beer and $10 beer flight. Plus free hugs, handshakes and dreams (while supplies last).
ARTS + CULTURE
December (All Month)
Happy Place; Palmetto Street
Find your happy place and discover a world where you belong. Happy Place is a pop-up experience filled with smiles, laughs, multi-sensory immersive rooms, one-of-a-kind installations and tons of selfie moments you don’t want to miss out on! Capturing pictures for your social media and sharing the happiness among your followers is highly recommended, so get your tickets and then grab your camera and your friends!
December 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17
29Rooms; Row DTLA
Celebrate the metaphoric power of creativity and explore how art shifts perspectives, incites change across culture and influences emotions. Have a first look at the highly anticipated West Coast debut of 29Rooms – a fascinating exhibition of style, culture and technology brought to you by Refinery29. This sold out event will span two weekends in December. If you’re lucky, maybe you can find an available ticket somewhere (fingers crossed for you).
MUSIC + NIGHTLIFE
Silent “Trap” Party; Globe Theatre
Don a pair of Urban Fetes headphones and get ready to get your silent “trap” party on. Shake your groove thing to your favorite Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae and Top 40’s Hits. At midnight, enjoy nothing but trap vibes ftw! Silent parties have been around for decades, but Urban Fetes is bringing back the rave-like shindig with a modern twist. Basically, there’s no party like a silent party, because a silent party don’t stop!
Wintertramp; Pershing Square
Time to werq it out because WinterTramp is coming to town! One of Los Angeles’s favorite summer parties is partnering with DTLA Proud and Tito’s Handmade Vodka to sleigh DTLA this holiday season! 10% of all proceeds will benefit DTLA Proud. In addition, Tito’s Handmade Vodka will match all funds raised dollar-for-dollar. Expect fierce and frigid DJ sets (to name a few) from Aaron Elvis, Josh Peace, Whitney Fierce, champagne, beer and booze specials, a pansexual winter wonderland extravaganza, Town Tramps Luke Nero and Mario Diaz, plus so much more!
Pictureplane NYE; The Lash
Bring in the New Year with a live performances and DJ’s. This NYE Travis Egedy of Pictureplane will be taking over with a live musical performance. As seen on tour with the likes of Crystal Castles and Major Lazer. DJs for the night include Danny Lethal, Matthew Pernicano, Lulo, Hurricane and Travis Castle. Roaming photography all night by Alex Kacha.
On a personal note, I’ll catch you all next year. Happy (almost) 2018 bbs! xo. aneesah.
Want more? Then be sure to check out Happening In DTLA’s Events Calendar for updates on exciting things happening in the city throughout the month of December.