Things to Do in Downtown LA This Month

Let us help you curate your month with some of the coolest events around.

There’s always something to do 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 month in the community! For our full calendar of events, just click here.

Food Tour of Downtown Los Angeles

$48 || Various Dates All Month

Savor the sights, sounds, and flavors of Downtown LA on this fun food tour. Groups are lead on a leisurely three-hour walking adventure through the extraordinary downtown area. Learn about the history of the city’s early settlers, Hollywood’s heyday, architectural background and the transformation of L.A.‘s culture and food scene will all be covered. Along the way, you’ll get to enjoy tastes from unique eateries, including the best bakeries, authentic ethnic restaurants, and renowned establishments currently creating a buzz in the foodie universe.

Purchase tickets here.

SAMSKARA – Immersive Art Experience

$29 || All Month Long || Wisdome LA

Welcome to Wisdome LA – new immersive art park in Arts District
We are dedicated to presenting the avant-garde transformational experiences and unforgettable events in a unique Los Angeles Arts District multiple projection domes setup.

SAMSKARA is an immersive art exhibition featuring works of transformational artist Android Jones.

Samskara includes: Full dome mapping projection show, Android Jones art gallery, Microdose VR experience, Interactive photo experience.

Get your tickets here.

Street Food Cinema: Fight Club

$14 – $23 || Sept 14 || LA State Historic Park

The first rule of Fight Club is don’t forget your picnic blanket.

Join hundreds of other blood-thirsty fight fans for a night of brawling at the LA State Historic Park. Food trucks and vendors will be on hand, along with the huge projector that has come be an icon of Downtown LA in the summer.

Get your tickets here.

Self-Care is Sexy

$22 – $100 || Sept 15 || Navel LA

Self-Care is Sexy is a networking mixer created for aspiring men and women to connect with other aspiring men and women to establish lasting connections.

The mission of the event is to connect individuals in all realms of the business.  Bringing together photographers, models, influencers, fitness enthusiasts, and business owners to develop their network through relationship marketing.

Join us for a fun afternoon filled with food, yoga, fitness, fashion, mimosas, and other SELF-CARE activities!

Get tickets for this event here.

Art Battle Los Angeles

$15 – $100 || Sept 18 || Exchange LA

Artists have 20 minutes to take their canvases from blank to beautiful, battling not only the clock but each other as well. Watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the winner!

All artwork created will also be available via silent auction.

Be a part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online here!

Get tickets for this event here.

The Brick Bar: Los Angeles at Boomtown Brewery

$25 || Sept 19 – Sept 21

This pop-up bar is a nostalgia trip like no other. Nearly 1 million Lego blocks will be transported to Boomtown Brewery in the Arts District for an event even your childhood imagination couldn’t conjure up. The bar will feature sculptures made completely from Lego blocks as well as an abundance of blocks for people to shape their creations.

For tickets click here.

LA Fashion Festival: Sustainability

Free with Registration || Sept 20-21 || PHYLM Studios

A 2-day festival taking place on September 20, & 21 at PHYLM Studios, the LAFF 2019 program will include daily screenings of fashion films, workshops, masterclasses, pop-ups, lectures, and stimulating experiences.

While the conversation on sustainable fashion continues to gather momentum, LAFF 2019 would like to take it further by asking: how can we make sustainable fashion more accessible and inclusive? Sustainability shouldn’t be a luxury; it should be a way of life.

Register for this event here.


$10 || Sept 21 || LA Art Share

Ever wonder how your favorite theme parks were designed to be as fantastic as they are? Now’s your chance!
We’re hosting a one night Art Show featuring art, designs, and other works created by the brilliant minds behind some of your favorite theme park attractions and experiences including: Meow Wolf, Warner Brothers, Disney, Evermore Park, and Universal Studios.

2019 LA Beer Fest

$45 – $85 || Sept 28 || LA Center Studios

The 11th annual LA Beer Festival follows last year’s sold-out event, and this year’s promises to be even better. The event will feature dozens of international and domestic beers, over a dozen food trucks (food sold separately) as well as live bands, Power 106 DJ, and a dueling piano bar. The 2019 LA Beer Festival will take place at LA Center Studios Studios from 2 pm to 6 pm.

Get tickets for this event here.




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