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10 Best Things to Do in Los Angeles in June (2024)

FoodieLand Market in Los Angeles, California. People exploring the various restaurant, food truck, and food stands in an open air market setting.

Looking for the best events, activities, and free things to do in LA this June? From festivals like FoodieLand and exciting parties like Hollywood Carnival, we've curated a list of the top 10 best things to do, plus a couple of bonus experiences you won't want to miss.


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Best Things To Do In Los Angeles In June

 

1. FoodieLand Night Market

📍 Location: 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103

🗓️ Date: June 21-23

💰 Price: $


FoodieLand Night Market is a multicultural food event with over 185 vendors at the Rose Bowl Stadium along with  shopping experiences, games, and live entertainment. There will, of course, be great food from food trucks, stands, and restaurants of all different cuisines: from classic barbecue to Chinese and Japanese food and more.


🪄 Insider Tip: Tickets can be purchased on eventbrite and not at the door, so be sure to buy yours now.


📍 Location: 506 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

🗓️ Date: See website

💰 Price: $$


Experience world-class magic in a historic setting with David Minkin, International Champion of Magic, at the iconic Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. The Magic Show at the Biltmore show features breathtaking magic paired with authentic, captivating narrative.


🪄 Insider Tip: If you want a great seat, be sure to grab a special VIP ticket before they're sold out.


3. Beach Movie Nights

📍 Location: 12505 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

🗓️ Date: See website

💰 Price: FREE


Starting this summer on June 7th, the Dockweiler Youth Center will be hosting family-friendly free movie nights on the beach. All of the movies begin at 8PM and although they are free, RSVP's through their website are recommended so that you can stay up to date with any last minute film changes and/or cancellations. Movie screenings are kid-friendly and include classics such as Shrek and The Mighty Ducks.


🪄 Insider Tip: Bring your own seating and blankets to stay warm and comfortable.


4. L.A. Taco's Taco Madness

📍 Location: 501 North Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

🗓️ Date: June 15

💰 Price: $


L.A. Taco is a blog-style website that consists of a group of journalists who report on some of the biggest cultural things in Los Angeles - food and art - but mainly taco's. This year, L.A. Taco is hosting their 15th annual Taco Madness, a 21+ event in La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Downtown Los Angeles that features 12 of Los Angeles's best taquerias serving tacos and beers, along with DJ's to keep the energy moving and some cool live graffiti art. At the end of the event, the judges of the festival will announce their best in-show winner for the best taco.


🪄 Insider Tip: There will be food celebrities in attendance, such as chef David Chang and Bricia Lopez.


5. Pawlympics

📍 Location: 3911 South Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

🗓️ Date: June 30

💰 Price: $


For the first time, the Los Angeles Coliseum is hosting the Pawlympics, a day of fun and friendly competitions between dogs as well as photo ops, pet business shops, and the opportunity to meet other dog lovers and owners. All dogs and owners are welcome to attend the event to observe and browse around the market of shops set up inside the LA Coliseum with pet goodies, or to take part in the different events and contests happening throughout the day.


🪄 Insider Tip: For an extra $10, you can purchase a ticket that donates money to animal shelters as well as receive a swag bag for your pup with all different types of goodies.


6. Salsa Night At Spire 73

📍 Location: 900 Wilshire Boulevard, Floor 73, Los Angeles, CA 90017

🗓️ Date: June 9

💰 Price: $


Spire 73 is a classy rooftop restaurant and bar, the tallest open air bar in the Western Hemisphere, and it sits atop the InterContinental Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. On Saturday, June 9 they will be hosting a Salsa Night where guests are welcome to learn how to Salsa Dance to classic tunes while enjoying delicious cocktails and stunning views of the Los Angeles skyline.


🪄 Insider Tip: Guests will also be able to order food from Spire 73's seasonal menu during the event.


7. Hollywood Carnival

📍 Location: Varies

🗓️ Date: June 20-23

💰 Price: $$$


The Hollywood Carnival is celebrating their tenth anniversary with seven action-packed parties taking place around Los Angeles at different venues over the course of three days, with their most famous event being the Hollywood Boulevard parade on June 22 from 10AM-3PM. All of the events are a way to bring the community together through live music, beautiful costumes, and exciting parties representing Los Angeles culture.


🪄 Insider Tip: Tickets are selling out so be sure to check their website before you attend.


8. LAWineFest

📍 Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802

🗓️ Date: June 1-2

💰 Price: $$


LAWineFest in Long Beach takes place at Harry Bridges Memorial Park at the Queen Mary, and it is Los Angeles's signature celebration of everything wine related. Thousands of people get together each year for the exciting festival to enjoy local wines, craft cider, kombucha, and beer, delicious food, wine education, live music, and more.


🪄 Insider Tip: Although GA tickets are the most popular, be sure to check out their VIP tickets for special perks such as entry to the VIP Boutique Garden.


9. Now That's What I Call A 90's Party

📍 Location: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029

🗓️ Date: June 1

💰 Price: $


The Virgil is a cocktail bar and entertainment venue on the edge of Silver Lake that hosts a variety of fun themed parties like their upcoming event on June 1, NOW That's What I Call A 90'a Party. The night-club like venue will have a full bar and live DJ's spinning tracks all night to some of your favorite iconic 90's musicians and performers, like Brittany Spears, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Jennifer Lopez, and way more.


🪄 Insider Tip: Virgil is like two bars in one, as each side of this circular connecting bar often has a different DJ.


📍 Location: 12257 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

🗓️ Date: June 22

💰 Price: FREE


The Venice Fest in downtown Mar Vista, California is a one-day event that is a complete takeover of Venice Boulevard with numerous shops, activities, and performers such as live music, food trucks, beer gardens, designers, artists, classic car exhibitions, yoga, dog friendly experience, games, and so much more. It is the perfect opportunity for members of the community or tourists to spend the day meeting new people, shopping, eating, and exploring the culture of Southern California.


🪄 Insider Tip: You can adopt a dog.


Bonus Events:

11. Maggiano's Lasagna Kid's Cooking Class

📍 Location: 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, California, 91367

🗓️ Date: June 9

💰 Price: $30 for Children, $25 for Adults


Maggiano's Little Italy Italian Restaurant in Woodland Hills Los Angeles is offering up an exciting Lasagna Kid's Cooking Class for children ages 5 to 12. The kids will be able to enjoy a hot breakfast buffet and then work with the Executive Chef to make fresh lasagna to bring home for the family.


🪄 Insider Tip: Adult admission is required for each child attending, but includes a hot breakfast buffet while the children take part in the class.


12. KCRW Summer Nights

📍 Location: See website

🗓️ Date: See website

💰 Price: FREE


KCRW is a broadcasting company and radio station that connects Southern California with music, news, and culture. This year, they have returned with their ever-popular Summer Nights parties, which is always one of the best things to do in Los Angeles in June. It is located at some of the best cultural venues in Southern California and each party is free, available to all ages, outdoors, and feature some of the company's best DJ's, live bands, interesting exhibitions, and more.


🪄 Insider Tip: Summer Nights in Chinatown is one of the crowd favorite events.


 

General Information & Tips

June in Los Angeles

 

1. Weather

Los Angeles in June sees temperatures rising to an average high of around 75°F and a low of 63°F, with warmer days and plenty of sunshine. Pack light, cool clothing for the daytime but don't forget a light jacket or pants for the cooler evenings. Be sure to check the forecast before your trip and adventures.


2. Crowds & Tourism

June marks the beginning of summer for a lot of schools all over America, which means an influx of tourists and travelers in Los Angeles.


3. Local Lifestyle

Los Angeles in June offers a variety of events for all ages to kick off the summer, from major events like FoodieLand Night Market and the Hollywood Carnival to more intimate gatherings like Magic at the Biltmore with David Minkin and Maggiano's Lasagna Kid's Cooking Class.

 

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