10 Amazing Things To Do In Downtown LA This Month

Plan out your month with the city's best culture, concerts, eateries and more.
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10 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN Downtown LA

No More FOMO. Plan out your month with the city’s best culture, concerts, eateries and more.

THINGS TO DO DOWNTOWN LA July

THINGS TO DO

July 7, 14, 21, 28

Friday’s With Dublab; Grand Central Market

Enjoy live DJ sets along with food and drinks in a lively and upbeat atmosphere. Whether it’s funk, soul, disco, modern dance, or classics from around the world – the dublab DJ’s will select the right tracks to get you in the groove and ready to ring in the night.

July 14, 28

Summer Nights In The Garden; Natural History Museum

Get in touch with your senses as you ring in the evening under the stars. Sip on garden-inspired cocktails. Listen to ambient music. Embark on a botanical tour. All of this plus more during Summer Nights In The Garden. Pro-tip: RSVP two weeks before each event to guarantee your spot.

July 14

Show-Your-Spirit-Animal Quiet Clubbing Party; FigAt7th

Release your inner spirit animal and get ready for another round of dancing and fun at the one-and-only animal silent clubbing party! Whether you’re a cat, monkey or lion – everyone’s invited! Unfamiliar with silent clubs? No worries. All you need to is bring a set of wireless headphones with you and maybe a friend or two. Heck – go solo dolo! Do your thing and have fun as you dance the night away in the FigAt7th Courtyard and Plaza.

FOOD + DRINK

July 8, 9

2017 Salsa Festival; Pershing Square

Spice up your life and get ready for an afternoon screams, muy caliente! This summer the 2017 Salsa Festival hits Pershing Square. For two days friends and families can enjoy a day of salsa tasting and related festivities in DTLA. The festival will feature tons of local food vendors, a margarita bar, live music, dancing and of course – tons of salsa to sample!

July 21, 22, 23

Delicious Little Tokyo; Little Tokyo

Excite your taste buds at Delicious Little Tokyo. The 2nd annual three-day culinary experience returns to heart of Little Tokyo. Get ready to delve into culinary demos, workshops, food tours, and workshops at various Little Tokyo shops and eateries all weekend.

Find more things to do in our July 2017 events calendar.

ARTS + CULTURE

July 8, 9

Renegade Craft Fair; LA Historic Park

Take in breathtaking views of the LA Skyline as you explore a carefully curated roster of local and nationally artisan talent at the Renegade Craft Fair. Enjoy a stellar lineup of food trucks, craft drinks, DJ sets and DIY workshops during this one-of-a-kind weekend shopping experience.

July 15

Summer Train Festival; Union Station

Tour the most vintage trains of Los Angeles this summer at Union Station. Explore vintage train cars that date back to 1927 all the way to 1959. Highlights include: model trains, a kids zone, food trucks and live entertainment.

Find more things to do in our July 2017 events calendar.

MUSIC + NIGHTLIFE

July 15, 22, 29

DT Stage Concert Series; Pershing Square

Release you inner 90’s kid at Pershing Squares DT Stage Concert Series. This free weekly series will feature the likes of The Wallflowers, the B-52s and Toad the Wet Sprocket (1990’s F Yeah).

July 21, 22, 23

FYF Fest; Exposition Park

Prepare yourself for the best summer line up as FYF Fest returns to Exposition Park. The annual festival marks the return of Missy Elliott, alongside epic headliners Bjork, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails. This two-day event has now expanded to three. Basically, get your hands on some weekend passes before they run out!

July 29

Motherland Landing: Funk And The Afrofuturist Universe Of ’77; Grand Performances

Celebrate cosmic geniuses George Clinton, William “Bootsy” Collins, Maurice White, Sun Ra and more at Grand Performance’s Motherland Landing. If you love funk, you will not want to miss out on this evening acknowledging 40 years of music that ignited dance floors and shaped R&B and hip-hop music forever.

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 July.

Aneesah Moore
Aneesah Moore
Lifestyle Writer | Event Director at

Los Angeles based event director, vegetarian, lifestyle writer and muse; with a B.S. in Marketing. A dreamer and optimist at heart. Aneesah hopes to encourage readers to go out and explore the city. Follow the journey via Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter: @ineedsomemoore