Special Events

Hollywood Farmers Market

Every Sun from 8am-1pm. Farmers, artisans, food vendors and entertainment. Ivar and Selma Avenue between Hollywood and Sunset, (323) 463-3171. www.seela.org

Walk of Fame Ceremonies

Check web for upcoming Walk of Fame ceremonies (323) 469-8311. www.walkoffame.com


Cinderella

Saturdays thru July 27 presentedTheatre West in Association with Storybook Theatre. A delightful telling of the Fairy Tale for children. http://theatrewest.org/onstage/storybooktheatre/


Constance Jewell Lopez as Fairy Godmother. Charleene Closshey as Cinderella. Photo credit: Dina Morrone.


Motown the Musical

Apr 28-Jun 7. Pantages Theatre. True American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and more. hollywoodpantages.com




SCI-FEST LA: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival. 

May 5-31. Annual month-long festival of eye-popping, short Sci-Fi plays starring famous actors from iconic TV franchises like STAR TREK, LOST, HEROES, FRINGE, etc. as well as special events and panels.  This year's line-up includes a new play by horror legend, Clive Barker.  Runs Tuesdays-Saturdays at 8 PM; Sundays at 3 PM at the ACME Theatre in Hollywood.  Tickets and performance schedule at:  Sci-Fest.com

The 29th Annual Bug Fair at NHM: The Year of the Butterfly
NHM's Most Popular Weekend Returns

Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17, 2015
www.nhm.org/bugfair

Tomorrowland

May 22 - June 17, 2015, at El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood. Internationally Acclaimed Magician Greg Wilson to Present All New Magic Show, "The Magic of Imagination" Live Onstage Before Every Screening. Plus, Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at How the Filmmakers Created the World of TOMORROWLAND including Costumes, Props and Concept Drawings.
https://elcapitantheatre.com/



Friday Night Music at the Market

May 29-Aug 28, 7-9pm. Farmers Market at third and Fairfax. Free concert performances every Friday on the West Patio featuring L.A.'s best musicians. www.farmersmarketla.com

 21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show

Saturday, June 6: Farmers Market at Third and Faifax.  Nearly 100 breathtaking American classic cars-everything from customs, to hot rods and trucks-will be on display throughout the Market for up-close viewing from 11 to 5 p.m. The 21 st annual show will pay tribute to the Ford Thunderbird's 60 th anniversary. 

    Hollywood Fringe Festival

    June 11-28.  Multiple venues throughout Hollywood. An annual, open-access, community-derived event celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community. www.hollywoodfringe.org

     

    The Phantom of the Opera

    Jun 11- Aug 2.  Pantages Theatre.  hollywoodpantages.com

     

    37th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 13-14, 3 pm. Hollywood Bowl.www.hollywoodbowl.com

    45th Annual Beastly Ball at the L.A. Zoo

    Jun 20, 6 pm. One of L.A.'s biggest and most popular fund-raisers, this annual event attracts nearly 1,000 attendees and raises about $1 million annually for the L.A. Zoo. www.lazoo.  

    The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2015

    June 25-Aug 30, Thu-Sun, 7pm.  Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo & Juliet. Free. www.iscla.org


    Shakespeare in the park.  Aerialshot by Colin Burgess

    Sing-A-Long Sound of Music

    June 26, 3pm. Hollywood Bowl. Celebrating the Film's 50th anniversary. www.hollywoodbowl.com 

     

    Roaring Nights at the L.A. Zoo

    Jun 26, 7 pm. 1st of 3 summer music series features live bands, DJ dance party, food trucks, full-service bars, zookeeper talks, and visits to animal habitats. www.lazoo.org        

     

    4th Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival

     June 27, 11am-4pm. A celebration of our cultures and traditions. Hollywood Blvd. will miraculously transform into a Grand Carnival & Street Extravaganza. Following the parade the celebration will continue at Carnival Culture Village, 6831 Hawthorne. laculturefestival.com

     

    26th Annual Mariachi USA

    June 27.  Hollywood Bowl. The premier mariachi music festival in the world. www.mariachiusa.com

    4th Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival.

    June 27. The parade will begin at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Vermont Avenue and end east of Highland Ave. Between the hours of 11:00 A.M and 4:00 P.M. Throughout the entire parade a rolling Street closure will be in effect. The Boulevard will be closed temporary as the parade travels towards Highland Ave. The streets will re-open immediately as the parade passes each intersection. Traffic will be allowed to flow throughout the parade, both North and South bound, across Hollywood Boulevard.

    Following the Parade, our celebration will continue into our Carnival Culture Village. The Carnival Culture village is located on 6831 Hawthorn Ave. And will feature food, arts & crafts, and live entertainment from around the world. We highly anticipate that this cultural fusion will attract a significant amount of local attendees and tourists from our diverse multi-cultural society. We are excited as we look forward to our 4th Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival.

    Taste of Farmers Market

    July 14, 5-9 p.m. At 3 rd and Fairfax. For one special evening, embark on a culinary adventure you won't soon forget. Visitors can enjoy delicious food from more than 50 great Market shops for one great price. For ticket information, visit www.farmersmarketla.com in June.

    2015 Fall Festival

    Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 17-18, Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax. All Day : Observed since 1934, the oldest annual event at the Market features a bounty of live music, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, pie-eating contests, regional farmers and photo-op cut-outs. The two-day celebration runs all day long, each day, with merchants dressed in costume and the Market decorated for autumn.