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10 Best Things to Do in LA in February (2024)

Geoffrey's in Malibu for Sunset Dining in Los Angeles County during February

From romantic experiences in LA and Mardi Gras festitivies to the biggest art fair on the West Coast, here are LA Today's picks for the 10 best things to do in Los Angeles in February 2024.

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1. The Notebook Valentine’s Party

The Notebook Valentine's Day Party at Los Angeles Theatre

📍 Location: Los Angeles Theatre, 615 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

📅 Dates: February 14th

💰 Price: $-$$$

A special Valentine's Day event for both couples and singles, set in the historic Los Angeles Theatre, celebrating love with a screening of the classic movie: "The Notebook." 🪄 Insider Tip: Dress in 1940s attire to fully immerse in the vintage vibe. 👉 Relive the romance

2. Night Dive at the Aquarium

Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific

📍 Location: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

📅 Dates: February 23rd (additional dates in March)

💰 Price: $-$$

Experience an adults-only (18+) evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific, featuring live music, art installations, drinks, food trucks, all while exploring marine life under the cover of night. 🪄 Insider Tip: Budget-friendly for members and special exhibits are often open late. 👉 Plunge into the night

3. Cali Vibes Festival

Cali Vibes show schedule 2024

📍 Location: Marina Green Park, 386 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

📅 Dates: February 16-18th

💰 Price:  $$-$$$

Dance to the beat of reggae and soak in the ocean vibes at the Cali Vibes festival celebrating reggae and roots music with Gwen Stefani, Wiz Khalifa, and The Roots. Attendees can enjoy the laid-back California lifestyle with live performances by the ocean. 🪄 Insider Tip:  Early arrival gets you a prime spot. 👉 Feel the rythm

4. Dine at the Pacific Ocean

Geoffrey's Malibu sunset dining

📍 Location: Geoffrey’s Malibu, 27400 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265

📅 Dates: Varies

💰 Price: $$$

A luxurious dining experience (with a view!) offering exquisite meals and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, perfect for sunset watchers, LA foodies, and romantic occasions. 🪄 Insider Tip: Sunset reservations enhance the experience. 👉 Taste the view

5. LA Art Show

Art for the LA Art Show 2024

📍 Location: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

📅 Dates: February 14-18th

💰 Price: $-$$$

The West Coast's largest art fair, showcasing contemporary artworks, performances, and installations from around the globe, held at the world-famous Los Angeles Convention Center. 🪄 Insider Tip: Opening night offers exclusive experiences. 👉 Discover the art

6. Chinatown Firecracker Run

Chinatown Firecracker Run and Walk with Dogs

📍 Location: Chinatown, Los Angeles

📅 Dates:February 24-25th

💰 Price:  $-$$

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at this fantastic event with a run, walk (dog's included), or bike through the beautiful, vibrant streets of Chinatown, accompanied by many cultural festivities. 🪄 Insider Tip:  The opening ceremonies are a cultural spectacle. 👉 Run/Walk/Ride

7. Super Bowl Watch Party

Watch Party for the Super Bowl at Grand Central Market

📍 Location: Grand Central Market, 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

📅 Dates:February 11th

💰 Price:  Free-$$ (Free entry with various food/drink prices)

The biggest Super Bowl party in town, set in the bustling Grand Central Market, where fans gather for food, drinks, and football on the big screen. 🪄 Insider Tip:  Early arrival secures the best spots. 👉 The Ultimate Game Day

8. A Taste of New Orleans: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras at the Original Farmer's Market in LA

📍 Location: The Original Farmer’s Market, 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036

📅 Dates:February 9-11th, 13th

💰 Price:  Free-$$

A lively Mardi Gras celebration with all the trimmings: live jazz, authentic Cajun cuisine, and colorful festivities in an open-air market setting. 🪄 Insider Tip: Check out the gumbo contest. 👉 Experience Mardis Gras LA-style

9. Cupid’s Undie Run

Cupid's Undie Run in Los Angeles

📍 Location: The Buffalo Club, 1520 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

📅 Dates: February 10th

💰 Price:  $-$$$ (Fundraising event)

Race for charity in your undies at this fun and cheeky run where participants dash in their undies to raise funds for a great cause, followed by an energetic, festive party.🪄 Insider Tip:  The after-party is where the fun continues. 👉 Strip down for a cause

10. A Musical Odyssey: John Williams Spotlight

Walt Disney Concert Hall for the John Williams Spotlight

📍 Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

📅 Dates: February 2-4th

💰 Price: $$-$$$ (tickets vary based on seating selections)

Experience cinematic music history live with a tribute to the legendary composer John Williams at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, featuring iconic film scores that have captivated audiences for decades. 🪄 Insider Tip:  Surprise guests often appear. 👉 Experience the musical journey


February 2024 in Los Angeles

Weather: February continues the mild winter trend in Los Angeles, with average highs around 69°F (21°C) and lows around 50°F (10°C). Rainfall is possible, so it's wise to be prepared for occasional showers. Layering is key, with recommendations for comfortable walking shoes, light to medium jackets, and carrying a raincoat or umbrella just in case.

Crowds & Tourism: February sees a slight uptick in tourism, especially around Valentine's Day and the Presidents' Day weekend. However, it's still a relatively quiet time to enjoy the city's offerings without the peak season crowds.

Local Lifestyle: The month of love brings a variety of cultural events and celebrations across the city. Fitness resolutions are still in full swing, with outdoor activities benefitting from the cooler weather. Special events celebrating Valentine's Day, the Super Bowl, and Mardis Gras in


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