Things To Do In DTLA This Weekend June 29 – July 1

You can party like Drake, tour awesome taco spots around the city, visit haunted hotels, or show off your talent at an open mic. Let Happening in DTLA help plan your weekend right!

There’s always things 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.


June 29

Taco Tour by LA Cycle Tours

During this bicycle tour, you will be taken to what we consider are some of LA’s best taco spots. You will experience a taco tour of Los Angeles that takes your body and taste buds on an unforgettable ride to some of LA’s hidden gems. We will ride through different neighborhoods, historic sites and we’ll stop at various taco stands and trucks so you can experience one of LA’s most popular on the go foods.

Booking and other information about Taco Tour can be found at

Drake Party


Celebrate the drop of Drake’s highly anticipated album, scorpion at The Reserve in DTLA.  

Drake Party is a celebration of all things Drake, they’ll be playing all the classics plus the newest tracks. Get in free before 10:30 with an exclusive RSVP!

Drake Party takes place at The Reserve, 650 S. Spring St. Party goes from 9 PM – 2 AM and is  21+. RSVP at


June 30

DTLA Pub Crawl / Club Crawl

Party with 30-50+ other locals and tourists on this special event to four of the best bars and clubs that Downtown LA nightlife has to offer! Enjoy drink specials, no cover charges and express entry to all venues for an unforgettable night out.

The line up this time includes:

Golden Gopher – 9:30pm meet up & check in / free welcome shot with a drink purchase / $5 select beers / $8 Bees Knees

Clifton’s – express entry / DJ 1st floor / band and swing dancing 2nd floor / impromptu burlesque shows popping up all night / feels like you are partying in a museum!

The Reserve – newest LA nightclub / old bank vault basement club / two rooms with dance floors and DJs

Ending Club for this Saturday – TBA

Tickets for the DTLA Pub Crawl can be purchased here.


Murder, Mystery & Ghost Tour

Go on an exploration of the noir underbelly of Los Angeles – and enjoy cocktails in a some haunted hotels.

First stop is the Biltmore Hotel, where the famous Black Dahlia, Elizabeth Short, was last seen alive. Next, the notorious Cecil Hotel – nicknamed the suicide hotel for reasons you’ll learn about on this tour. From there, visit the Alexandria Hotel, where Rudolph Valentino’s ghost haunts his old penthouse suite, then the Barclay Hotel, temporary home to two serial killers. After that we head to the Halls of Justice, site of the trials of Charles Manson’s, before finishing at the Los Angeles Pueblo, scene of the 1871 Chinatown Massacre.

The Murder, Mystery & Ghost Tour starts at Pershing Square at 6:00pm then goes on for 2 miles.  More details and booking info can be found here.


July 1

Soulful Sundays

The first Sunday of every month brings the hottest open mic and jam session in the city to Comfort LA.

Soulful Sundays gives an opportunity to those looking to strut their stuff on stage. There’s more space, more vendors, and the same great food, good music & good vibes!

OPEN MIC RULES-If you want to sign up for the open mic follow our IG @soulfulofnoise. The sign up sheet will be posted the day of the event. Bring your music on a flash drive. The Dj plays your record and our house band, The Noise, will learn your music on the spot. The Dj cuts the track and you perform with the band. Each artist is allowed to perform ONE record, and if the crowd wants to hear more then by all means keep them entertained!

Soulful Sundays takes place at Comfort LA, 1110 E 7th St. The event is free with an RSVP here.

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