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The LA Girl’s Top Los Angeles Events in April 2015

Top 8 April Los Angeles Events: Dine LA Happy Hour Week

There are a million and one Los Angeles events in April 2015 and it’s hard to sift through pages of concerts, festivals, and happenings when there’s just so many options. Fortunately, you’re smart and you’re okay with someone doing the work for you. Well here’s my list of my top picks of Los Angeles Events in April 2015. Enjoy!

For the bookworms…

Top 8 April Los Angeles Events:  LA Times Festival of Books

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1. LA Times Festival of Books
This event isn’t just for serious bookworms, it also includes live music, poetry, art – and yes lots of books.
Dates: Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. + Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: USC, Downtown
Tickets: FREE General Admission; Tickets required for certain events, $35+

For the foodies…

2. Kinfolk Soul Food Festival 2015
For the lovers of soul food, this highly anticipated cultural festival will feature award-winning chefs and recording artists.
Dates: Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 4 p.m.
Location: Exposition Park, USC/Downtown
Tickets: $35+

3. LA Beer Fest
Sample over 200 beers and pair it with food from 15+ food trucks with a DJ, two bands and more.
Dates: Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 12 – 3 p.m. and 5 – 8 p.m.
Location: LA Center Studios, MacArthur Park/Downtown
Tickets: $40+

Top 8 April Los Angeles Events: Dine LA Happy Hour Week

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4. Dine LA Happy Hour Week
If you love Dine LA’s restaurant week, you’ll probably love this new event they’re kicking off with late-night and extended specials.
Dates: Monday, April 27, 2015  – Friday, May 1, 2015
Location: Various restaurants
Prices: Varies

For the artsy…

Top 8 April Los Angeles Events:  Eastside Handmade

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5. Eastside Handmade
Shop handmade goods by independent and local artisans at this market.
Dates: Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: SHOPCLASS, Highland Park
Tickets: FREE

For the fans…

Top 8 April Los Angeles Events: WonderCon

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6. WonderCon Anaheim
Let out your inner fangirl or fanboy and immerse yourself in a weekend full of sneak peeks, Q&A’s and special guests.
Dates: Friday, April 3 2015 – Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Tickets: $16-55

For the family…

Top Los Angeles Events in April 2015: PicnicDTLA

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7. PicnicDTLA
Bring the entire family and the pups down for some music, food trucks, improv, recipe swap, picnic contest and more!
Dates: Sunday, April 18, 2015 | 12 – 4 p.m.
Location: Grand Park, Downtown
Tickets: Free

For the audiophiles…

8. Fleetwood Mac
One of my favorite bands is coming in to town again this month!
Dates: Friday, April 10, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Location: The Forum, Inglewood
Tickets: $60+

Top Los Angeles Events in April 2015: GetYourPhil'15

Photo Credit: LA Philharmonic

 

9. Get Your Phil
Enjoy an exclusive prix fixe dinner at Blue Cow Kitchen and then see the LA Philharmonic in action at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Dates: Friday, April 10, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Location: Downtown LA
Tickets: Dinner $25, Concert Tickets $65+
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