September Los Angeles County Events Calendar


Fiesta Hermosa     Aug. 30-Sept. 1
The ”largest arts & crafts fair in Southern California”. Over 300 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handicrafters. 10am-6pm. Downtown Hermosa Beach.

Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival     Aug. 30-Sept. 1
We present jazz, blues, reggae, R&B, Afro-beat, traditional African drumming, spoken word, hip hop, comedy, a fashion show and hair show. Vendors that will offer a wide variety of food and beverages including healthy options for vegans and vegetarians.10am-7pm. 4318 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 596-0955 /

Burbank International Film Festival     Sept. 3-7
Our mission is to promote up-and-coming filmmakers by providing a gateway to expand their careers in the entertainment industry. We shine a light on the unknown talent of today, helping them become the celebrated filmmakers of tomorrow. (818) 601-2082 /

Ankara Festival Los Angeles     Sept. 6
The event showcases various aspects of African culture through fashion, music and entertainment. It features both local and international participants which include: fashion designers, musicians, dancers, comedians and actors. (213) 327-7149 /

168 Film Festival     Sept. 12-13
It’s a glitzy red carpet affair held in Los Angeles, the capitol of storytelling. Filmmakers vie for awards in over 20 categories of artistic and technical merit. Aratani Theatre (JACCC): 244 S San Pedro Street. (818) 557-8507 /

Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival     Sept. 12-14
Lobster lovers enjoy a scenic outdoor park along LA’s historic waterfront, and shops at Ports O’ Call in San Pedro. Guests enjoy dancing, street performers, a pirate camp, tall ships, shopping for arts and crafts, and musical performances by some of today’s best up-and-coming acts. (310) 798-7478 /

Say I Do Wedding Expo     Sept. 13-14
SAY I DO in México Expo, you will find a great variety of products and services for your wedding or honeymoon in one of the most popular and fabulous destinations. Los Angeles Convention & Exhibition Center.

Pars Equality Center Autumn Gala     Sept. 13
Features an evening of celebration, dancing, Persian cuisine, as well as other activities to raise funds for the non-profit organization that provides legal and social services to the Iranian American community. 7pm. Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City: 555 Universal Hollywood Drive.

Galpin Annual Car Show     Sept. 14
Join us for a day of fun! Cool cars, BBQ, music, refreshments, and activities for kids. 10am-4pm. Galpin Motors: 15505 Roscoe Blvd., North Hills. (818) 778-2540 /

Pasadena Greek Festival     Sept. 19-21
Come and try a variety of classic Greek dishes! Live music by the Olympians and special guests from Greece. Bring the kids and let them loose in our Kid’s Fun Zone with rides, carnival games and more! Santa Anita Park: 285 Huntington Dr., Arcadia. (626) 600-1672 /

Sunset Strip Music Festival     Sept. 20-21
Headlined by Jane’s Addition (performing its iconic “Nothing’s Shocking” album) and Empire of the Sun, with appearances by Mayer Hawthorne, Kaiser Chiefs and Cold War Kids. West Hollywood: Santa Monica and San Vicente. (310) 659-7368 /

California Beer Festival     Sept. 20-21
Saturday, experience Craft Beer Heaven with over 130 craft beers on tap, food trucks and live music. Sunday is the Blues & BBQ Festival!12:30-5pm. Beer sampling times: 1pm-4:30pm. Mission Park, Ventura. (805) 351- 5650 /

Tarfest     Sept. 20
Musica, art, food and drink. Free Concert at the LaBrea Tar Pits Park. All ages. Admission is free. Hancock Park: 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.

FARE Walk for Food Allergy Los Angeles     Sept. 21
Brings together thousands of people who are seeking a safer world for the 15 million Americans living with food allergies. This special day will include fun activities for the entire family. Columbia Park: 4045 190th Street, Torrance. (703) 563-3055 /

Tiny Tot Olympics     Sept. 21
Opening Ceremonies begin at 12:00 PM sharp with a torch run and group stretch.  Children ages 2-6 will participate in a variety of events that include t-ball, soccer, gymnastics, sprints, bounce house and more. Malibu Bluffs Park: 24250 Pacific Coast Highway. (310) 317-1364

Thai Cultural Day     Sept. 21
Thai Massage, Antiques, Art & Craft, Silk, Cultural Demonstrations by E-san Association, Kickboxing, Children’s Activities, Painting Demonstration. Barnsdall Park: 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles.

Neon Dash     Sept. 26
The original night time color 5k Event that’s been sweeping the Country faster than a kitten video on YouTube! Join thousands in this fun-filled, illuminating event that’ll leave you glowing in head-to-toe goodness! 6-10:30pm. StubHub Center: 18400 Avalon Boulevard, Carson.

Redondo Beach Lobster Festival     Sept. 26-28
This year’s Lobster Festival will be rockin’ with More to Sea featuring more food, more music, more fun and more sun! Seaside Lagoon. (310) 376-6911 /

Baja Splash Cultural Festival     Sept. 27-28
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its thirteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival featuring live entertainment, crafts, educational programs, ethnic cuisine, and much more. 9am-5pm. 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. (562) 590-3100 /

Abbot Kinney Festival     Sept. 28
Takes place along a mile-long stretch of the world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, arguably the “coolest block in America”. The Boulevard’s eclectic boutiques, artisan eateries and influential art galleries infuse the festival with a local flavor that makes this event unique and not to be missed. 10am-6pm.

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