Things To Do In DTLA This Weekend

You could spend a Dark Night in the epicenter of the entertainment world, start your new career as a florist, vibe out to some music for a good cause, or spend an evening with "The Dude." Start planning your weekends with Happening in DTLA!

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.

Friday, June 8th – Downtown Dark Nights: Birthday Edition

Celebrate 10 Years of epic entertainment at L.A. LIVE during Downtown Dark Nights, Birthday Edition presented by Absolut. This free event will be full of music, art, live performances and more. Participating restaurants on the L.A. Live campus will offer unbeatable $5 food and drink specials. The popularity of the Dark Night events has been steadily rising, and that’s sure to continue with the biggest Dark Night yet!

Downtown Dark Nights takes place at L.A. Live, 800 Olympic Blvd. The event is slated to start at 6:00pm and run until Midnight. Entrance is free!

Saturday, June 9th – Street Food Cinema: The Big Lebowski


Street Food Cinema is the largest event series in Los Angeles, featuring cool outdoor movies, tasty food trucks, live music, interactive games and more! The movie that will be showing this time around is The Big Lebowski!

There will be a band performing and plenty of food trucks to enjoy.Street Food Cinema takes place at LA State Historic Park, 1245 N Spring St. Doors open at 5:30pm, the movie starts at8:30pm. Purchase tickets here.

Saturday, June 9th – 89.9 KCRW presents Summer on Seventh 2018 feat. Mayer Hawthorne

Inner-City Arts and 89.9 KCRW team up this summer in support of equal access to arts education for the kids and teens of our city. Summer on Seventh is a special night of art installations, live music on a rooftop, food, drinks, studio tours and more.

This year will feature music by Mayer Hawthorne with a special dj set by Mark Ronson.

The event is 21+ and all proceeds from the event support high quality arts instruction and programming for underserved LA youth.

Food and drinks will be available from Cassell’s Hamburgers, Everson Royce Bar, Guerrilla Tacos, Pizzanista, Plant Food for People, Silverlake Wine, and Starry Kitchen.

Summer on Seventh takes place at Inner-City Arts, 700 Kohler St. Event goes from 6:00pm to Midnight. Tickets can be purchased here.

Sunday, June 10th – Angel City Brews & Blooms

Put a little pep in your step and join Alice’s Table at Angel City Brewery to offset LA’s June gloom. Come partake in the creation of your own, beautiful floral arrangement in LA’s Downtown Arts District. A pint of Angel City’s delicious beer is included with each ticket. All materials will be provided, including: flowers, vases, aprons, and other tools you will need to create your arrangement.

Angel City Brews and Blooms takes place at Angel City Brewery, 216 Alameda St. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.