Things To Do In DTLA This Weekend July 6-8

Take a unique tour around LA, mingle with Pokemon fanatics, or spice up your life with a bit of salsa. Let Happening in DTLA help you plan your weekend right!

There’s always something to do on weekends in Downtown LA, but sometimes it can be hard to figure out exactly what those things are. Here at Happening in DTLA we make the planning simple!

Below are our picks for events that you’re sure to enjoy this weekend in the community! For our full calendar of events, just click here.


July 6

Ride to the Beach – LA Cycle Tours

Take a one-of-a-kind tour of the city with LA Cycle Tours’ Ride to the Beach. The trip takes you through many neighborhoods and communities including Marina Del Rey, Venice of America, the Venice Boardwalk and then finally ending at the Santa Monica pier. Once at the beach, you decide if you want to ride back or take public transportation to DTLA. The trip back will take you though Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Century city, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park, Angelino Heights and Chinatown. In total, the trip will be about 57 miles.

Ride to the Beach starts near Union Station in Downtown at 6:00pm, more information can be found here.


July 7

Digital LA – Anime Poke Party

Digital LA teams up with Pokemon GO Club Los Angeles & SoCal to bring their 3rd annual Poke Party at CTRL Collective.

At the height of Anime Expo here in Los Angeles, take this opportunity to mingle and have fun with other fans of Pokemon GO and Pokemon in General.

Entrance is free for those in cosplay, or with an anime expo badge.

Anime Poke Party will take place at CTRL Collective, 833 S Spring St. More info and tickets can be found here.

July 8

The Salsa Festival

The Salsa Festival is coming to Pershing Square in Downtown LA. Spend the weekend of July 7th & 8th living it up at this fun, cultural event. What will you find at the Salsa Festival? Fun for the entire family! You’ll find tons of delicious salsas to sample in the Salsa Tasting Tent, along with local food vendors offering up their best selections throughout the Festival. Live music, dancing, and Beer & Margarita Bar making the Salsa Fest the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon- spice up your weekend!

The Salsa Festival is taking place at Pershing Square, 532 S Olive. More info and tickets can be found here.

A writer from the Los Angeles area in his 20-somethings. An enjoyer of good conversations, good compositions, and good drinks. Inspired by the the sights, sounds and ideals of a city which embraces cultures of all different mediums.