10 Amazing Things To Do In Downtown LA This Month

Plan out your month with the city's best culture, concerts, eateries and more.

 

LOS ANGELES, CA - July 10: The LA Food Fest on July 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brian Feinzimer)
Photo by Brian Feinzimer

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 June

THINGS TO DO

June 9

First Friday; Natural History Museum

Gather your friends because First Fridays is rapidly approaching! Now you can get your DJ and dinosaurs on the first Friday of every month. KCRW will host an evening of music as they allow visitors of all ages to stay late for a night out at the Natural History Museum. Each month offers a different lineup of musical guests, DJ’s, scientist-lead tours and guided museum tours.

June 11

Sunday Sessions; Grand Park

Jump start your summer vibes with Sunday Sessions at Grand Park. This all ages season-wide tribute to LA’s house music scene in the park is an afternoon treat fit for all ages.

FOOD + DRINK

June 10

LA Food Fest, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Foodies unite and get your stretchy pants ready because LA Food Fest is back for one day only. LA’s favorite food tasting event returns with more world class award winning top chefs, restaurants, street eats, out of town headliners plus more. Sample signature bites from a curated selection of 100+ food vendors and enjoy drinks in the craft beer garden, craft cocktail bar, or iced coffee lounge. There’s also a tequila tasting if tequila’s your thing. Everyone’s favorite ice cream social returns as well. One ticket will give you access to eat and drink to your hearts content (F YES).

June 17

Dessert Goals, Cooper Design Building

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Dessert Goals. The NYC based dessert festival is making it’s debut in LA and will feature 30+ of the best dessert vendors from LA and beyond. They’ll be serving up all the treats. All you have to do is grab your tickets and prepare your palate for the sweetest day ever.

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

Movies

June 7

The Goddess Project; Au Lac 

Watch what happens when two filmmakers pack up their lives into a school bus and embark on the most transformative adventure of their lives. Determined to empower the feminine voice, The Goddess Project displays the collective experience that women in the United State face today. Through powerful conversations with over 100 women. This screening is free and will take place at Bar Fedora located in the back of Au Lac DTLA.

June 24

Last Remaining Seats; Orpheum Theatre

Grab your ticket and get ready for the Last Remaining Seats presented by The L.A. Conservancy. Watch classics like Jaws, E.T. and Wings. These crowd pleasers will be screened across Downtown’s grand old movie palaces throughout the month of June and will include a special introduction plus Q&A.

ARTS + CULTURE

June 8, 9, 10, 11

Los Angeles Design Festival; Fashion District

Celebrate LA’s outstanding design culture at the LA Design Festival. Tours, exhibition panels and parties will be staged all over the city at this annual design fest. Highlights include home tours and an opening night bash in the Fashion District along with a furniture show.

June 13

Pop Up Magazine; The Theatre At Ace Hotel

See never-before seen or heard multimedia stories performed on stage by writers, filmmakers, radio producers, photographers, and musicians. Pop-Up Magazine brings together the best kinds of creatives and puts them onstage to share and discuss their work. All pieces performed at the show are original, new and unpublished. They’re either created for the event or as part of a larger ongoing project. This means you get to have a first look at work from some of the biggest names in fiction, film, photography and more. This is a once and a lifetime creative experience. Nothing is going to be recorded (unless you use Snapchat or Instagram stories).

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

MUSIC + NIGHTLIFE

June 16

TGIT; Pattern Bar

Get your groove on every third Thursday at Pattern Bar. This month will feature a bunch of throwback jams curated and mixed by Resident DJs WillYouAreNot and Andy Mez. Enjoy specialty CBD haute couture cocktails that will make you believe that every little thing is gonna be alright.

June 22, 23, 24

The BET Experience; Staples Center

Experience three nights of concerts at STAPLES Center. See Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, and many more. This BET Experience is going to be pure fire. Are ya’ll ready for this?! I hope so.

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 June.

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