Time flies by incredibly fast! Check your calendar – it’s Memorial Day Weekend! Moreover, this week has blessed us with the perfect weather, so it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun! It’s truly starting to feel like summer with all the outdoor movie theatres and concerts going on. Whether you’re looking to spend time on the beach or in the city, there’s plenty to do during this long weekend. Check out the following Memorial Day Weekend events in Los Angeles:
TOPANGA DAYS COUNTRY FAIR
Drive up to Topanga Canyon and enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend festival! It has become a local tradition to celebrate music, food, and arts Bohemian-style. You’re in for the ‘60s hippie crowd, vegan food vendors and healing arts. If you’re coming with kids, the festival offers an arts and crafts session for your little ones. No pets allowed. For more information, visit the event website.
LA LA LAND IN CONCERT
Big fan of the Oscar-winning La La Land? You’re in luck because you now have an opportunity to enjoy all your favorite songs like Another Day of Sun and City of Stars live at the Hollywood Bowl! Composer Justin Hurwitz will conduct the Academy Award-winning score with the fireworks grand finale. The concert will premiere over the two nights of the Memorial Day Weekend. For tickets, visit their website.
SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES FESTIVAL
This Memorial Weekend festival has a strong New Orleans vibe. The two-day annual event will satisfy the music tastes of both blues enthusiasts and those into Cajun/zydeco tunes. Try Louisiana delicacies like jambalaya and alligator sausage and take part in a bead-filled Mardi Gras. For the line-up and more, check the event website.
L.A. ZINE FEST
Step into the world of printed lit at L.A. Zine Fest! The vent displays over 175 exhibitors of zines, small press publications and comics from across the country. You do not want to miss the fest’s free readings and workshops on topics like “how to run your own DIY music venue”. For more information, check out the event website.
HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT POOL PARTY
After a 2003 restoration by Dodd Mitchell, Roosevelt hotel has become an A-listers spot for pool parties. The hotel has its most dramatic design touches in the Dakota steakhouse, at the Library Bar and around the pool. It is a fun place to spend your Memorial Day Weekend! Get some sun, have some cocktails and enjoy your time with the people that you love.