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.
FIGFest 2018: Gabriel Garzon-Montano with Jarina De Marco
Free and open to the public, FIGFest transforms the outdoor plaza at Figat7th into an intimate summer concert venue with performances by leading hip hop, R&B, pop, soul, and electronic artists.
Gabriel Garzón-Montano takes the stage with layer upon layer of his characteristically thoughtful, sultry, saturated soundscapes that oscillate between new soul, electronic, funk and R&B. Creative visionary Jarina De Marco takes the stage prior, whose unique blend of global rhythms and defiant resistance embody the sound and color of a multi-ethnic future.
FIGat7th, 735 S. Figueroa St, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DTLA Donut Festival
Mark your calendars for a one-day edible exploration of LA’s favorite pastry at the first-ever DTLA Donut Festival at Union Station. Stroll through the The Whole Donut Marketplace showcasing donuts in all their many forms. From plain, glazed, and filled; to traditional and new wave varieties. Also in store are “donut-adjacent” treats including churros, apple fritters, and donut holes. This event is not to be missed!
Union Station Los Angeles, 800 N Alameda St. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
La Bulla: A Lucha Libre Experience, Featuring Mil Mascaras
Plaza De La Raza at Olvera Street will host the 4th annual La Bulla: A Lucha Libre Experience. This event celebrates the beloved culture and spirit of Lucha Libre and will honor the legendary luchador (wrestler,) Mil Mascaras, or Man of a Thousand Masks. A percentage of all proceeds from ticket sales, art sales, and other event activities will benefit the Plaza De La Raza Cultural Center.
The 21 & over event will feature an art exhibit showcasing over 100 various artists. Also in store will be various arts & crafts, live music, food vendors, a fashion show, a live art competition, and movie screenings
You can purchase tickets here.
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 North Main St. 7:00 pm – 1:30 am
Lucky Wheels Garage Bike Night at Wendell, DTLA
Wendell Bar, Lucky Wheels Garage, and Moto FAM join forces to make a killer Sunday for motorcycle riders and aficionados. The evening begins with a group ride at 6pm from Lucky Wheels through the beautiful hills and ending up back in DTLA at Wendell Bar.
Burgers by Meatzilla, a raffle with prizes provided by local businesses, rad tunes by Vinyl Club, Lagunitas drink special. There will also be a secure parking lot near the bar to store your vehicle while you hang out.
No need to own a bike to come hang, just join after 8pm at Wendell, you won’t regret it!
Wendell Bar, 656 South Main Street. 6:00pm – 8:00pm Group Ride, 8:00pm till late at Wendell