Brides & Bubbles Open House May 4
Prize raffle, champagne, appetizers & a tour of our venue!
Time/Place: 6:30-8pm / The Sky Room, Long Beach
Contact:562-800-0508 / www.theskyroom.com
La Habra Citrus Fair May 5-7
The largest non-commercial event in North Orange County featuring award winning Youth Expos, thrilling rides, a variety of entertainment, wide selection of food, beer & wine cantina and merchandise vendors.
Time/Place: Fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm / 321 E La Habra
Contact:562-697-1704 / www.citrusfair.com
BBQ & Beer Festival May 5-7
Mouthwatering BBQ, Live Entertainment, and Handcrafted Brew straight from the Local Breweries themselves!
Time/Place: Santa Clarita Central Park
Contact:805-628-9588 / www.bbqandbeerfestival.com
Los Angeles Dance Festival May 5-7
An array of dance classes, workshops, and performances mixing different dance style from modern to avant-garde.
Time/Place: Theatre Raymond Kabbaz, West Los Angeles
Contact:562-412-7429 / www.ladancefest.org
Dress For Success Pop-up Shop May 6
Youth ages (16-24) will experience a truly fun filled day where they will receive free professional clothing, free resume assistance, access to legal services, and free HIV/STD testing.
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / Community Dev. YMCA: 820 Long Beach Blvd.
McKinley Children’s Center Champions of the Heart Gala May 6
Compassionately transforming the lives of youth and families through innovative education, counseling, and social services; Inspiring hope to achieve success.
Time/Place: 6-11pm / Avalon at Pomona Fairplex
Contact:909-670-1577 / www.mckinleycc.org
PurpleStride Los Angeles May 6
PurpleStride is the signature event of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. A day filled with hope and inspiration to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer!
Time/Place: 7-11:30am / Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Contact:877-272-6226 / www.purplestride.org/losangeles
Carson Cinco De Mayo Celebration May 6
Special Presentation by Mariachi Divas. Free Admission.
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Carson Park: 21411 Orrick Ave.
Mariachi Festival May 6
Bands will include youth, teen, and adult musicians. Food, crafts, games, rides, a beer garden, and vendor booths.
Time/Place: 4-11pm / Pioneer Blvd., Artesia
Contact:562-860-3361 / www.cityofartesia.us
#FYIXPO- Teen Health and Wellness Expo May 6
Pilates, strength training, yoga, meditation, cardio and more. A vendor fair will be offered.
Time/Place: 1-3pm / Malibu City Hall
Calabasas Fine Arts Festival May 6-7
Over 150 painters, jewelers, potters, sculptors, photographers, glass artists, woodworkers and more.
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Commons at Calabasas & the Calabasas Civic Center
Contact:818-224-1657 / www.calabasasartscouncil.com
Manhattan Beach Art Sale May 6-7
Handmade artworks by City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation students, instructors and staff!
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Joslyn Community Center Sunrise Room
Contact:310-802-5450 / www.ci.manhattan-beach.ca.us
Lancaster Chamber Flea Market May 7
Family Entertainment! Food! Car Show! Shopping! Community Stage and more!
Time/Place: 7am-4pm / Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance May 7
Viewing of world-class vintage automobiles and motorcycles. Gourmet food, beverages and libations. Marketplace of automobilia, books, fine art, jewelry, fashion and antiques.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills
Contact:310-285-6830 / www.greystoneconcours.org
Monterey Park Cinco de Mayo Celebration May 7
Performances by popular local and regional performers. Authentic Mexican food as well as several fundraising raffle drawings.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Barnes Park Amphitheater
Artwalk on the Boardwalk May 7
Time/Place: 8am-5pm / Redondo Pier
Contact:310-372-1171 / www.redondo.org
Verdugo Mountains 10K May 7
The largest single-event Trail Run in Southern California. Race Expo and Free Pancake Breakfast.
Time/Place: 8am-1pm / Brand Park, Glendale
ASCRS Run For Sight May 7
This healthy lifestyle activity will showcase the dynamic urban landscape of L.A. and the city’s vibrant commercial center.
Time/Place: 6:30-9am / LA Convention Center
Pan Am Fiesta May 11-14
Do you like a family-friendly mix of amusement rides, live music with dancing, crafts for sale, and food trucks and food booths?
Time/Place: Mayfair Park, Lakewood
Contact:562-866-9771 x2408 / www.lakewoodcity.org
Play Days Carnival May 11-14
Features tons of family fun with big carnival rides, kiddie rides, games and plenty of your favorite foods & beverages.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Barnes Park, Monterey Park
Contact:626-307-1388 / www.montereypark.ca.gov
Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza May 13
Raises awareness and funds for the Westside Food Bank to help end the issues of hunger and food insecurity in L.A.
Time/Place: 1-4pm / 2306 Midvale Avenue, West Los Angeles
West Coast BBQ Classic May 13
Over 50 barbeque pit masters and amateur grillers will once again come together for a classic showdown.
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / The Queen Mary, Long Beach
Contact:562-435-3511 / www.queenmary.com
Mother’s Day Tea & Exhibition Preview May 13
Champagne reception. Preview of the “Made in the Mojave” exhibition. Luncheon highlighting locally grown and sourced ingredients. Art as Fashion fashion show. Tea & Dessert.
Time/Place: 11:30am-2pm / Lancaster Museum of Art and History
Contact:661-979-4092 / www.lmpaf.org
Mother-Daughter Tea Party May 13
The event features live entertainment, crafts, souvenir photo, and door prizes.
Time/Place: 11am-1pm / La Mirada Activity Center
Contact:562-902-3160 / www.cityoflamirada.org
Monrovia Fountain to the Falls Run/Walk & Health Fair May 13
Medals will be awarded to the best time male and female.
Time/Place: 6am-12pm / Library Park Fountain
Contact:626-256-8246 / www.cityofmonrovia.org
Burbank Fire & Police Service Day May 13
Fun for all ages with emergency vehicles and other fascinating and interactive public safety items on display!
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Burbank Police & Fire Headquarters
Contact:818-238-5850 / www.burbankca.gov
Saint Bruno Carnival May 19-21
Annual Parish Carnival. New games, carnival rides, variety of fresh foods.
Time/Place: Saint Bruno Parish and School: 15740 Citrustree, Whittier
Contact:562-947-5637 / www.stbrunochurch.org
Agoura Hills Fire Service/Public Safety Day May 20
Helicopter flyover, Kidz Zone, open ambulance, canine search and rescue team, hot dogs and snowcones.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Fire Station 89: 29575 Canwood St.
Contact:818-597-7361 / www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us
Torrance Armed Forces Day 5K Run/Walk May 20
Presented by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce and UCLA Health in partnership with Village Runner.
Time/Place: 8-11am / Del Amo Fashion Center
Contact:310-540-5858 / www.torrancechamber.com
Annual Family Campout May 20-21
After setting up your tent, join in family games.
Time/Place: 1pm-10:30am / Begg Field, Manhattan Beach
Contact:310-802-5448 / www.ci.manhattan-beach.ca.us
Relay for Life La Mirada May 20-21
Help raise money to help the American Cancer Society.
Time/Place: 9am-9am / Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center
Contact:213-700-7485 / www.relayforlife.org/lamiradaca
The Beverly Hills artSHOW May 20-21
The free show features art by 240 artists from around the nation who showcase their work.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Beverly Gardens Park
Dinner Dance Extravaganza May 21
Ohh la la! An evening in Paris! Join us for a Prom Themed evening featuring a live ballroom band, dinner, dancing, wine and so much more!
Time/Place: 5-8pm / La Verne Community Center
Contact:909-596-8726 / www.ci.la-verne.ca.us
Sand and Sea Ball May 21
Benefits music and dance programs in the Santa Monica-Malibu public schools. Inspired by “Dancing with The Stars.”
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Contact:310-396-4557 / www.sandandseaball.com
Russian Arts and Culture Festival May 21
Music, food, crafts and jewelry, art exhibits, activities for children, sports, live theater and exhibits by local businesses.
Time/Place: 11am-7pm / Plummer Park, West Hollywood
Contact:323-848-6501 / www.weho.org/russian
Finish the Ride, Run, Walk N’ Roll May 21
All proceeds will benefit Streets Are For Everyone (SAFE), a non-profit organization.
Time/Place: 6am-1pm / The Autry Museum, Griffith Park
Contact:844-884-7233 x801 / www.finishtheride.org
South Bay Beer & Wine Festival May 21
Tasting of all beer, wine and food is unlimited, and each festival attendee receives a great souvenir glass to take home.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Ernie Howlett Park, Palos Verdes Estates
Artesia Memorial Day Ceremony May 25
Join us to recognize Memorial Day and honor the men and women of the armed forces who are no longer with us.
Time/Place: 4:30pm / Artesia Park Veterans Memorial
Contact:562-860-3361 / www.cityofartesia.us
La Cañada Flintridge Fiesta Days May 26-29
A small town community celebration.
Contact:818-790-4289 / www.lacanadaflintridge.com
The Marco and Sandra Johnson Smooth Jazz Festival May 27
Gourmet food, wine and live music by Jazz superstars.
Time/Place: 5pm / Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
Contact:661-726-1911 / www.destinationlancasterca.org
Eat Drink Vegan May 27
Unlimited pours of the region’s best craft beer, wine, ciders, kombucha, cold brew, craft sodas and, new this year, tea tastings. Top restaurants, food carts, trucks, and vendors.
Time/Place: 2pm / Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena
Contact:323-930-5700 / www.eatdrinkvegan.com
Whittier Memorial Day Observance May 29
Historic military vehicle displays, a plane fly over and more!
Time/Place: 11am-2pm / Rose Hills Memorial Park
Contact:323-887-4837 / www.whittierchamber.com
Inglewood Memorial Day Service May 29
Join us in recognizing past and present war heroes.
Time/Place: 11am-1pm / City Hall Memorial Obelisk
Contact:310-412-8750 / www.cityofinglewood.org