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6 Exciting Things To Do & Eat In LA August 26th-29th

Pride parties, pop-ups, and more.

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Updated August 26th, 2021

September and October are typically the hottest months of the year in LA, so if you’re a thermostat enthusiast, summer is kind of just getting started. If you’re not, this weekend holds major existential meaning. Are you desperately trying to soak up the remaining days of the proverbial unofficial summer? You’ve come to the right place. This weekend is filled with pride parties, pop-ups, and much more.

DTLA Proud

DTLA Proud Festival

$$$$ 532 S Olive St.

Pride is returning to Downtown’s Pershing Square this weekend for their annual DTLA Proud Festival. The event runs from August 27th-29th and will feature an array of live performances, DJs, film screenings, art installations, food trucks, bars, and outdoor dance parties. Admission is free on Friday and $10 on Saturday and Sunday.

Redbird

$$$$
$$$$ 114 E 2nd St

If you’re looking for a good spot to pregame any of Downtown’s Pride events, check out Redbird. The longstanding spot on 2nd street is bringing back their Happy Hour this week for the first time since before the pandemic. It runs weekly from Wednesday to Friday, 5-6pm, and features $10 cocktails, snacks, and wines by the glass.

The Ford

A Night Of “Pinoy”tainment

$$$$ 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E.

This Sunday, August 29th at The Ford Theatre in Hollywood, experience a night celebrating on-the-rise and established Filipino American performers from the worlds of hip hop, comedy, music, and dance. Featured performers include AJ Rafael, Jules Aurora, Kaba Modern, and much more. Tickets are $45.

Lawless Brewing

Lawless Brewing Co.

$$$$ 5275 Craner Ave

It’s still very much summer, but maybe deep down you’re already in full-on Halloween mode. If that sounds like you, head to Lawless Brewing Co. in North Hollywood this Sunday. Running from noon to 8pm, their Spooky Sunday event is an all-day tribute to scary movies, Halloween specials, and much more. The event is family-friendly, and will include food trucks, photo ops, and lots of beer.

Unique Markets

Unique Markets

$$$$ 777 S Alameda St.

Running this Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm, this curated day festival inside RowDTLA is back and all outdoors this year. Tickets cost $10-30, and include free portraits, beverages, DIY jewelry, and more. If you get hungry, there’s a rooftop patio with food provided by Shake Shack.

Doshi

Kismet

$$$$ 4648 Hollywood Blvd

Doshi, the NYC-based dosirak specialist, is popping up at Kismet in Los Feliz this Saturday, the 28th from 12-3pm. Along with $20 dosirak sets, they’ll also be selling Doshi tote bags, plus there will be plenty of wine and outdoor seating to go around.

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