With festivals being the new “thing”, Los Angeles has been constantly busy with new upcoming events and activities. Finding something to do in the Los Angeles area, isn’t a struggle but knowing what’s happening can be. For most events, planning ahead is essential to making the most of an experience. Purchasing tickets or reserving a spot should be done as soon as possible to avoid the disappointment of tickets being no longer available. From food events to date night activities, there’s always something exciting and different to do when using this guide. Here’s a list of fun and exciting events coming to Los Angeles and surrounding areas during the month of September. I’ve organized these events by food, music, shopping and fun activities. Enjoy!
LA Times The taste
When: September 1-3, 2017
Where: Paramount Pictures Studios Time: Varies
Pricing: Free Weekend Passes Sold Out, Experience/Other Tickets Starting at $95 Website: Click here!
LA Times The Taste is bringing together the most popular and talked about restaurants from all over the Los Angeles and surrounding areas to one place over the labor day weekend. Besides food, this event will have cooking demos and wine seminars.
626 Night MarkeT
When: September 1-3, 2017
Where: 285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
Pricing: $5 Admission
The 626 Night Market is a festival which I’ve heard great things about. Compared to most food festivals being during the day, the night market is changing things up by staying open late. It’s located in Arcadia and offers a variety of food and merchandise vendors as well as entertainment. With tickets being only $5 and free parking, this event offers a little bit of everything.
Redondo Beach Lobster Festival
When: September 22-24, 2017
Where: 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Time: Friday 6pm-11pm, Saturday 12pm-11pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm
Pricing: General Admission Starts at $15 Website: Click here!
Enjoy an amazing variety of seafood and steaks beach front at the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival. This is the 22nd annual festival and promises delicious food, music and fun.
Made In LA Music & Arts Festival
When: September 2-3, 2017 Where: Golden Road Brewing, 5410 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Time: 12pm
Over Labor Day Weekend, Golden Road Brewing will be hosting Made in LA for an event filled will live music, art and beer plus all proceeds of this event will be going to charity. Besides great music, there will be delicious food trucks and an art show.
When: September 8-10, 2017 Where: Doheny State Beach
Pricing: Starting at $100 for a single day pass
The Ohana Festival will be hosting many talented artists like Jack Johnson and HAIM at Doheny State Beach. This 3 day event gives you the opportunity to buy a weekend pass or just a one day pass.
When: September 15-16, 2017 Where: Glen Helen Regional Park
Pricing: Starting at $75
Nocturnal Wonderland is a huge festival for electric music lovers. This event is known for offering over 60 artists throughout the weekend as well as camping and multiple parties. 2 day tickets are starting at $120 and one day tickets are $75.
Silver Lake Picture Show
When: September 14, 2017 to watch Scream
Where: Sunset Triangle Plaza
The Silver Lake Picture show is a fun and free outdoor movie viewing opportunity in Los Angeles. Offering a variety of famous films to productions by local filmmakers, this show is surely to have something you’ll love to watch with your friends and family.
Halloween Horror Nights
When: Multiple Days September 15 through November 4
Where: Universal Studios
Pricing: Starting at $65
Halloween Horror Nights is the ultimate horror experience that is starting September 15th. Prepare to be scared and fully surrounded by the scariest actors all over Universal Studios. This year there will be 8 mazes that are guaranteed to be scarier than ever. Ticket prices are starting at $65 for general admission. Front of the line and vip experience tickets are also available.
Eat See Hear
When: Multiple Dates in September
Where: Autry Museum, 4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles, CA 90027 Price: Starting at $8
Eat See Hear is an outdoor movie opportunity at the Autry Museum. For only $8 you can watch a movie picnic style while being surrounded with live music and multiple food trucks.
Cinespia Cemetery Screenings
When: Multiple Dates in Setember
Where: Hollywood Forever, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Price: $16
With the season of Halloween almost here, who wouldn’t want to watch a movie at the famous Hollywood Forever. This event is almost sold out so if you are interested, I definitely recommend purchasing tickets as soon as possible.
Abbot Kinney Festival
When: September 24, 2017
Where: Abbot Kinney Blvd between Venice Blvd and Main Street
Time: 10am-6pm Price: Free
The Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice California on “coolest block in America” is going to offer 300 different vendors with trendy and high quality items available. This event will have multiple shopping opportunities, food trucks, live music and so much more. This event is family friendly and offers multiple activities for kids to enjoy.