There are a million and one Los Angeles events in July 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 July 2015. Enjoy!
For the 4th of July…
Americafest at the Rose Bowl is an explosive celebration of all things red, white and blue from the classic American food, to a motorcycle stunt show, to the renowned fireworks display. This event offers a goldmine of inflatable rides, games and crafts available for kid-friendly fun, so bring the whole gang!
Date: Saturday, July 4
Location: Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena
If you’re on the hunt for a lively way to celebrate Uncle Sam, head over to Grand Park, and watch Downtown LA light up! Grand Park hosts a unique block party, featuring mouth watering food trucks, live music and more. The celebration begins while the sun is still high in the sky, so bring yourself for an all-day picnic. Your four-legged friends are totally invited as well!
Date: Saturday, July 4
Location: Grand Park, Downtown
Also be sure to check out, July Fourth Late Night BBQ at Aquarium of the Pacific and All- American 4th of July on the Queen Mary!
For the beauty gurus…
You’ll find your favorite Youtubers, celebrities and make-up gurus gathered in celebration of beauty and fashion, and working together to forge the future of beauty inside and out. BeautyCon includes a keynote panel by Cosmopolitan.com editor Amy Odell and Youtube’s Bethany Mota, as well as appearances by Zendaya, Joe Zee, Stella Hudgens, Christina Milian and more.
Date: Saturday, July 11
Location: The Reef – A Creative Habitat, Downtown
For the foodies..
In its seventh year now, the Original Farmers Market hosts a cornucopia of vendors guaranteed to provide you with enough food to resemble a four-course feast. A diverse showcase of over fifty eateries and grocers help you taste every corner of Los Angeles and the globe in under four hours.
Date: Tuesday, July 14
Location: The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles
Tickets: $40 advance registration; $45 at the door
For the pet lovers…
Mix and mingle with fellow Downtown dog owners with an evening of music, local pet vendors and adoptions!
Date: Wednesday, July 8
Location: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Downtown
Tickets: Free, but make sure to register your pup and your self in advance!
For the sports fanatics…
America’s largest pro surfing competition attracts the world’s elite, who compete for a hefty cash prize while wowing about 200,000 beach boys and girls with their skill, grace and innovative board designs. Heating up the festivities are live bands, a sports expo and after-parties with the friendly locals.
Date: Saturday, July 25- Sunday, August 2
Location: Huntington Beach, Orange County
For the Night Owl…
The midnight snacker’s greatest fantasy is just a car ride away. Come hungry, and come caffeinated! 626 Night Market‘s lively atmosphere, with over 150 Asian street food and booze peddlers, live music, artists, films, games, and beyond, won’t put itself to bed until 1am.
Date: Friday, July 3- Sunday, September 6
Location: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia
On nights when the Music Center is usually “dark” (there are no other performances going on), be part of the rotating groups of guests that watch performances from four LA dance ensembles in and around the Music Center campus during this site-specific series.
Date: Monday, July 13 – Tuesday, July 21
Location: Music Center, Downtown