Daily Events

The Los Angeles Events Guide

Think of us as the guy that always knows about cool parties. Not actually that guy, we’re not that cool. We’re the guy next to that guy. So put down the Advil. We know that planning can be a headache. That’s why we’ve provided you with a comprehensive guide to events in LA.

Start by checking out the “daily listings” category for sites which post a variety of events, or choose a category if you’re looking for something more specific.

 
FAVORITE EVENTS

There are some of our favorite events. Maybe they’ll become some of your favorites too.

Cheap Events

These are all events that cost $5 or less. Fun can be cheap in Los Angeles.

Popular Events

These are some of the more popular events. Go find out if you agree.

 

DAILY EVENTS

 

Monday Events

 

School Night at Bardot
Live bands and DJ sets every Monday at Bardot.
1737 Vine St.,
     Hollywood, CA 90028
Every M
8pm – 2am
FREE w/ RSVP (via website)

WRITE CLUB Los Angeles
2 opposing writers. 2 opposing ideas. 7 minutes apiece. Audience picks a winner. Writers compete for cash going to a charity of their choosing.
2220 Beverly Blvd,
     Los Angeles, CA 90057
2nd M
7pm – 8pm
$8

 

What’s Up Tiger Lily?
Free comedy on Monday nights in Gower Gulch.
6122 Sunset Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90028
Every M
8pm
FREE

Hot Tub @ The Virgil
Hosted by Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal, Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen is a weekly variety show that features comedy from LA’s best comics and sketch groups, new music, and the occasional oddity.
4519 Santa Monica Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90029
Every M
8pm
$5

 

Harmontown @ Meltdown Comics
A show by Dan Harmon (creator of Community and the upcoming Rick and Morty) and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway). It’s a different show every time.
7522 W Sunset Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90046
Every M
8 pm
$10

Keep it Clean @ Public House
A weekly comedy show that’s been running for over 2 years in the heart of Los Feliz. Free comedy, free beer and all the laughs you can make.
1739 N. Vermont Ave
     Los Angeles, California 90027
Every M
10 pm
FREE

 

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Tuesday Events

 

$1.50 Movie Nights
Discount movies at the Regency Theater in North Hollywood.
6355 Bellingham Avenue
     North Hollywood, CA. 91606
Every Tu
$1.50

Tuesday Night Project
Music, Poetry, and Open Mic in Downtown LA
Aratani Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso
     Los Angeles, CA 90012
Every Tu
FREE

 

Holy F**k Free Comedy
Free comedy at the Downtown Independent
251 S. Main Street,
     Los Angeles, CA 90012
Every Tu
9 pm
FREE

Comedy Night at Best Fish Taco in Ensenada
Stand-up comedy outside in the heated outdoor cabana. This event is FREE and ALL AGES. Come laugh, have a drink, and enjoy some delicious (and cheap!) tacos. Called “one of the hottest comedy clubs” by LA Weekly.
1650 Hillhurst Ave.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90027
1st & 3rd Tu
7 pm – 9:30 pm
FREE

 

Drunk on Stage @ Akbar
Stand-up comedy in a Silverlake gay bar.
4356 Sunset Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90029
Every Tu
8 pm – 9:30 pm
$5

Put Your Hands Together @ UCB
UCB LA’s only weekly standup show. Produced by aspecialthing records and created/hosted by Cameron Esposito (LA Weekly Comedy Act to Watch in 2013), PYHT puts on 75 minutes of the best & brightest comics every Tuesday night at 8 PM. UCB tickets often sell-out so buy in advance and show up at least 10 minutes early.
4356 Sunset Blvd. (Fountain & Sunset),
     Los Angeles, CA 90029
Every Tu
8 pm
$5

 

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Wednesday Events

 

The Highland Park Show @ Cafe de Leche
“The Highland Park Show” has featured talent from such shows as ‘Conan’, ‘The Daily Show’, ‘The Office’, ‘Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell’ and more… Every month is a different, eclectic line up of performers delivering smart, funny, FREE comedy. Wine, beer, water and of course, coffee are available. Fun little neighborhood show with BIG talent!
5000 York Blvd.
     Los Angeles, CA 90042
1st W
7:30 pm
FREE

Venice Uground @ Del Monte Speakeasy
A comedy show featuring LA club regulars and nationally recognizable names. Featured in LA Weekly’s “Best of 2012” list, and followed by FREE burlesque at 11:30 pm. The show is at the Del Monte Speakeasy, which is located under Townhouse.
52 Windward Ave.,
     Venice, CA 90291
Every W
9 pm
FREE

 

The Parlor Social Comedy Show @ Echoes Under Sunset
FREE COMEDY every Wednesday in Echo Park brought to you courtesy of Terrence Newman, Myke Wright, and Wes Hudson.
1310 Glendale Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90026
Every W
9 pm
FREE

Vaudeville Comedy @ Home Restaurant
A Night Of FREE Stand Up Comedy in Silverlake.
2500 Riverside Dr.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90039
1st & 3rd W (Varies)
9 pm
FREE

 

Facebook @ Upright Citizens Brigade
Each week 2 audience members are randomly plucked from the audience to get their FACEBOOK page examined and then turned into long form improvised comedy scenes based entirely on their profile, pictures, comments and status. Starring: Owen Burke, Chad Carter, Rob Huebel, Seth Morris and Paul Scheer plus special guests.
5919 Franklin Ave.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90028
Every W
9:30 pm
$5 (Sells out in advance, buy tickets early and shows up 10 minutes before the show)

 

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Thursday Events

 

Dance Right
Weekly dance party at La Cita.
336 S Hill St.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90013
Every Th
10 pm
FREE

Odd Thursdays
Free comedy at the Palace Restaurant.
2112 Hillhurst Ave.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90027
1st, 3rd, and 5th Th
9 pm
FREE

 

Melrose Night
Monthly food, art, and entertainment on Melrose.
7763 Melrose Ave
     Los Angeles, CA 90046
1st Th
6 pm
FREE

Metro Art Tour
Docent-led tours of art in the Metro stations of Los Angeles.
Hollywood & Highland Station
6801 Hollywood Blvd.,
     Hollywood, CA 90028
1st Th
7 pm
FREE

 

LA Art walk
Giant artwork in downtown Los Angeles
Main St. & Spring St.,
     Los Angeles, CA
2nd Th
FREE

The Grind @ Westside Comedy Theater
M.I.’s Westside Comedy Theater’s flagship long form improv show. Incredible improv brought to you by the guys who own and run the theater.
1323-A 3rd St.,
     Santa Monica, CA 90401
Every Th
10 pm
FREE

 

The Business @ Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
A weekly comedy show that features Chris Garcia, Sean O’Connor, Beth Stelling, Chris Thayer, and special guests.
2106 Hyperion Avenue
     Los Angeles, CA 90027
Every Th
8:30 pm
$5

The Josh and Josh Show @ Bar Lubitsch
A free weekly comedy show with great comedians and no drink minimum, or maximum.
7702 Santa Monica Blvd
     West Hollywood, CA 90046
Every Th
8:30 pm
FREE

 

Yamashiro Farmers Market
A free weekly comedy show with great comedians and no drink minimum, or maximum.
1999 N. Sycamore Ave.
     Hollywood, CA 90068
Every Th (April – September)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FREE

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Friday Events

 

First Fridays in Downtown Venice
Art, booze, shopping, and more.
1st F
FREE

Noho Dine-Out Friday Nights
Weekly meet-up of food trucks during the summer with live music.
11452 Burbank Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 91601
Every F
5:30 pm – 9 pm
FREE (plus the price of food)

 

Free Jazz @ LACMA
Free Jazz at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
5905 Wilshire Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90036
Every F
6 pm
FREE

First Fridays @ Natural History Museum
A concert series held in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles where can listen to some cool bands, get a drink, and wander throughout the museum.
5905 Wilshire Blvd.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90036
1st F (Jan – Jun, varies)
8 pm – 10 pm
$20

 

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Saturday Events

 

Pomona Art Walk
Giant artwalk in Pomona.
S Garey Ave & E Mission Blvd.,
     Pomona, CA 91766
2nd & Last Sat
3 pm (2nd Sat) & 6pm (Last Sat)
FREE

Saturdays off the 405
Outdoor music at The Getty Center.
1200 Getty Center Drive
     Los Angeles, CA 90049
Sat (Varies)
6pm – 9pm

 

Metro Art Tour
Docent-led tours of art in the Metro stations of Los Angeles.
Hollywood & Highland Station
     6801 Hollywood Blvd.,
     Hollywood, CA 90028
1st Sat
10 am
FREE

Silverlake Arts and Crafts Fair
Local flea market with clothes, food trucks, and more on the second Saturday of every month.
1511 Micheltorena Street,
     Los Angeles, CA 90026
2nd Sa
10 am – 4 pm
FREE

 

12 Shiny Nickels @ Westside Comedy Theater
Twelve Shiny Nickels is a one-hour standup comedy showcase featuring twelve comedians each doing five minutes of their best material. It features performers from television and film including shows such as Comedy Central’s Live At Gotham, Conan and The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.
1323-A 3rd St.,
     Santa Monica, CA 90401
Every Sa
11 pm
FREE

ASSSSCAT @ Upright Citizens Brigade
Featuring a rotating cast of: Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Chad Carter, Sean Conroy, Andrew Daly, Joe Wengert and Zach Woods, plus special guest improvisers and monologist.
5919 Franklin Ave.,
     Los Angeles, CA 90028
Every Sa
8 pm
$10 (Sells out in advance, buy tickets early and shows up 10 minutes before the show)

 

The Tomorrow Show @ Trepany House
A bizarre comedy variety show hosted by Ron Lynch (The Sarah Silverman Program, Tim & Eric). Every week is a brand new show with a variety of comedy, music, videos, magic, and madness. Located at the Trepany House at The Steve Allen Theatre
4773 Hollywood Blvd.
     Los Angeles, CA 90027
Every Sa
Midnight
$8

Hollywood Boulevard Walking Tour
A 3.5 hour walking tour that offers visitors the opportunity to see Hollywood from a historic preservationist’s point of view. Organized by the Hollywood Heritage Museum.
2100 North Highland Avenue
     Hollywood, CA
Every Sa
9 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

Angelino Heights Walking Tour
This 2.5 hour Angelino Heights tour explores the architecture and history of this charming Victorian neighborhood east of Echo Park and south of Dodger Stadium.
1st Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

Art Deco Walking Tour
This 2.5 hour Art Deco tour provides an in-depth look at the history, materials, and style of Art Deco architecture popular in Los Angeles in the 1920s and 1930s.
Pershing Square
     Los Angeles, CA
Every Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

Broadway: Historic Theatre and Commercial District Walking Tour
The Broadway Historic Theatre and Commercial District tour explores the social, cinematic, and architectural history of this unique street. Once the entertainment epicenter of Los Angles, Broadway was home to dozens of major retail and clothing stores, as well as twelve movie palaces built between 1910 and 1931.
Every Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

Modern Skyline Walking Tour
Experience the skyscrapers, plazas, and public art that define the bustling financial district today, and discover how they relate to both the past and the future of Los Angeles, one of the great cities of the world.
1st & 3rd Sa
2 PM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

Spring & Main Walking Tour
This tour explores the former financial heart of the city, an area of Spring Street and Main Street that has a rich past and a vibrant future.
2nd & 4th Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

Historic Downtown Walking Tour
The Historic Downtown tour provides an overview of the historical and cultural landmarks of downtown Los Angeles. Covering a wide range of architectural styles, and including anecdotes about the people behind the buildings, this tour is a great way to become acquainted (or re-acquainted) with the unique character of downtown L.A.
Every Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

Union Station Walking Tour
The Union Station tour covers architecture, art, culture, and social history as it celebrates one of the great landmarks of Los Angeles, the 1939 Union Station.
3rd Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

Highland Park Walking Tour
This tour explores the rich and varied architectural and social history of the Sycamore Grove area of Highland Park, one of Los Angeles’ oldest neighborhoods.
Every Sa
10 AM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

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Sunday Events

 

Jet Rag One Dollar Sale
Clothes for one dollar fill the parking lot at Jet Rag on Sunday mornings.
825 N La Brea Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Every Su
FREE (plus $1/item)

Melrose Trading Post
Weekly Flea Market at the Fairfax High School.
7850 Melrose Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Su
$1 (with coupon in link)

 

Rose Bowl Flea Market
Very large flea market in Pasadena held once monthly.
1001 Rose Bowl Dr.,
Pasadena, CA 91103
2nd Su
$8

Crashbar Improv
A weekly free improv show at the Impro Theatre
1107-a El Centro Ave.,
Los Angeles CA 90026
Every Su
7 pm
FREE

 

Metro Art Tour
Docent-led tours of art in the Metro stations of Los Angeles.
Hollywood & Highland Station
6801 Hollywood Blvd.,
Hollywood, CA 90028
1st Su
10 am
FREE

Neal Brennan and Friends
Stand up comedy with Neal Brennan (co-creator of “The Chappelle Show” and director of “The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard” and his famous friends!
1323-A 3rd St.,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Every Su
8:45 pm
$5

 

The Nerdist Writer’s Panel
An informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker with professional writers about the process and business of writing. Proceeds from the live panels benefit 826LA.
Meltdown Comics
7522 W Sunset Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Every Su
4 pm
$10

Shitty Jobs @ Upright Citizens Brigade
The show interviews a random member of the audience about their worst job, and then spins it into fully improvised show filled with creepy bosses, depressed co-workers, and jerk-ass customers. Cast: Eric Appel, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Donald Glover, DC Pierson, Ben Rodgers, Charlie Sanders, and Ben Schwartz.
5919 Franklin Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Every Su
8 pm
$5 (Sells out in advance, buy tickets early and shows up 10 minutes before the show)

 

Millenium Biltmore Hotel Walking Tour
The Millennium Biltmore Hotel tour explores the architecture and rich history of this magnificent hotel, known in its early days as “The Host of the Coast.”
506 S. Grand Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Every Su
2 PM (Must reserve in advance)
$10

 

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