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July 2024 in Los Angeles (Best Things to Do) ๐Ÿ†

Various events and experiences in Los Angeles during July

Plan your perfect July in Los Angeles. From festivals & concerts to hidden local experiences and outdoor adventures, explore LA's best events and activities for the month of July 2024.




1. Celebrate the 4th of July

@ Grand Park's Block Party

๐Ÿ“ 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles

๐ŸŒ Website: Grand Park's Block Party

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 4th

The Grand Park "4th of July Block Party" is the largest, FREE, 4th of July celebration on the west coast, featuring live music, food trucks, and family-friendly activities across several city blocks. Guests can enjoy a festive atmosphere with a drone light show replacing the traditional fireworks.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: Music will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop.

2. Take a Beach Day

@ Santa Monica Pier

๐Ÿ“200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Santa Monica Pier

Enjoy a beach day in July at the famous Santa Monica Pier, where there is a perfect mix of relaxation and entertainment (amusement park rides!). Right by Pacific Pier, you can swim, sunbathe, shop, and even dine ocean-side along the pier.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: Enjoy one of the best sunsets by riding the Ferris Wheel.

3. Fight Zombies in Outbreak

@ Player One VR World

๐Ÿ“ 2926 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Player One VR World

Escape the sun in the most immersive virtual reality gaming experience with Outbreak, voted the # 1 zombie game in the world. Utilizing advanced VR technology, 2 to 8 players can team up to run, gun, and survive a zombie apocalypse. There are also single-player VR setups, as well as a VR gaming sit-down motion ride.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: Player One VR World is the largest FREE-ROAM VR location in California.


4. Dress Up

@ Anime Expo

๐Ÿ“ 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Anime Expo

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 4-7th

The Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center is North America's largest Japanese pop culture event full of different events for thousands of people who want to experience a strong sense of appreciation for anime. There will be a gaming area, interactive events, cosplaying, live concerts, new anime movie/TV premieres, and more.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: There will be late-night K-pop & J-pop dance parties.

5. Celebrate Bastille Day 2024

@ La Boheme

Bastille Day 2024 at LA Boheme by French Tuesdays event flyer

๐Ÿ“ 8400 Santa Monica, West Hollywood

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Bastille Day 2024

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 14th

Celebrate Bastille Day on Sunday, July 14th, from 6PM to 1AM at La Boheme in West Hollywood. Enjoy French Cancan and Cabaret dancers, aerial performances, and music by DJ Warren. Savor dinner, drinks, and capture memories with our photobooth and AI photographer.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: LA Today readers get a special 25%-off tickets with promo LATODAY25.

6. Light Up Lanterns

@ Lotus Festival

๐Ÿ“ 751 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Lotus Festival

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 13-14th

The 43rd Annual Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake celebrates the culture and people of the Philippines, specifically their tradition of lantern lighting. The purpose of the lantern lighting is to bring people closer together to celebrate the meaning of life. Each guest will be provided with their own lantern to decorate and light up the sky with.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: See the guided tours of Echo Park Lake's Lotus Beds.

7. Go See Blink 182

@ SoFi Stadium

๐Ÿ“ 1001 Stadium Dr, Inglewood

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Blink 182 @ SoFi Stadium

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 6th

For 1-night only, the iconic band Blink 182 will be performing at 7PM at the SoFi Stadium for their "One More Time" tour. Buy tickets now with your favorite concert-goers to experience some of their most famous songs live, like All The Small Things and I Miss You.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: You never know when it will be their last tour...

8. Pub Crawl

@ Red, White, & Brew

๐Ÿ“ Multiple venues

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Red, White, & Brew Pub Crawl

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 6th

The Saturday after the 4th of July, Pub Crawls will be hosting an epic bar crawl event in Long Beach beginning at 4PM and finishing with a free after-party. Participants will have entry into multiple venues, low-price drink specials, food, live music, and a photographer and videographer to capture the afternoon.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: After the crawl, check out the fireworks display over Alamitos Bay.

9. Relax with Puppies

@ Laughing Frog Yoga

๐Ÿ“ 1406 Marine St, Santa Monica

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Laughing Frog Yoga

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 13 & 27th

If you love puppies and are interested getting active in a relaxing environment, then Laughing Frog Yoga's puppy yoga is the perfect event in LA for something new. On two different days in July, the organization will be hosting one yoga event with rescue Bulldogs and another with various breeds of puppies.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: A portion of each ticket will be donated to local animal rescues.

10. Experience Kawaii Art

@ Japan House

๐Ÿ“ 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Japan House LA

๐Ÿ“… Date: OPEN until Nov. 3rd

The "KAWAII is Art -EXPRESS YOURSELF-" exhibit at Japan House LA is a free, cultural experience by artist Sebastian Masuda, who aims to share a deeper look into the kawaii art style and it's cultural importance. Kawaii translates directly to "cute", using bright colors and characters to create a childish ambiance.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: See the rare "yoshikitty" dolls, making their U.S. debut.

11. Taste New Foods

@ 626 Night Market

๐Ÿ“ 285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia

๐ŸŒ Website:ย 626 Night Market

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 5-7th & 12-14th

Held at the Santa Anita Race Track, the 626 Night Market is a Californian food festival that is inspired by the famous open-air bazaars in Asia. There will be over 250 different attractions and stands at the event including food, merch, crafts, artists, games, live concerts, and entertainment.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: The 626 Night Market also features full bars with limited-edition cocktails.

12. Savor Wine

@ Uncorked Wine Festival

๐Ÿ“ 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles

๐ŸŒ Website:ย Uncorked Wine Festival

๐Ÿ“… Date: July 27th

Located at the California Science Center, the Uncorked Wine Festival is a wine-lovers paradise full of wine tastings of over 100 different wines and bubblies from all over the world, as well as different spirits, seltzers, and canned cocktails. The event will feature after-hours access to the museum, a DJ, and gourmet food trucks.

๐Ÿช„ Insider Tip: VIP tickets grants you early access to the event, exclusive areas, and more.




  • Summer

  • Humid

  • Hot

  • Average High is 84 Degrees Fahrenheit

  • Average Low is 64 Degrees Fahrenheit


  • Water

  • Sunscreen

  • Bathing Suits

  • Cooler Clothes (shorts, flip-flops)


  • July is one of the busiest times of the year for tourism in LA.

  • Expect lines at tourist attractions.

  • Popular beaches will be very crowded.

  • Consider Uber as parking can fill up fast.

  • There will be street closures during the 4th of July.




July in Los Angeles is full of new events and experiences, offering something for everyone. We hope you found something to enjoy, but fear not, we have more options for you.

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