Los Angeles events June 2017. Fun things to do in LA & Orange County. Father's Day events, music festivals, art fairs, plays, shows. LA events in Los Angeles June 2017.

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Find fun things to do with this calendar of events in Los Angeles & Orange County.

Distance is from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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Second-chance prom

June 1, 2017 (7 to 9:30 p.m.)

Hollywood (8.8 miles NW)

Bring a date or go alone to the Prom Do-Over for ‘90s tunes, throwback high school dance decor, a prom photo area, and a display of “10 Things I Hate About My Ex” at Museum of Broken Relationships for age 21+.

Underground art show

June 2 - 3, 2017

Downtown (2.6 miles east)

Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition of 150 artists, with pancakes, live music, body painting, and multimedia displays at Lot 613 for age 21+.

Jazz festival

June 2 - 4, 2017

Newport Beach (46. 4 miles SE)

Newport Beach Jazz Festival promises “a stylish weekend complete with world-class jazz acts, tasty food and drinks, shopping, and dancing on the lawn at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.”

Car show

June 3, 2017 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Whittier (19.1 miles SE)

See 400 vintage and classic cars plus 20 military vehicles displayed along 10 blocks of tree-lined streets at the Uptown Whittier Car Show, which has two stages of live music, vendors, and a kids’ zone at Greenleaf Avenue & Philadelphia Street. Free.

Gluten-free expo

June 3 - 4, 2017

Pasadena (11.4 miles NE)

Sample and buy products from 100 vendors at the Gluten-Free Expo at Pasadena Convention Center.

Pacific Islander Festival

June 3 - 4, 2017

Long Beach (24.6 miles south)

Pacific Islander Festival has traditional craft demonstrations, entertainment, music, hula dancing, Tahitian drumming, and ancient Hawaiian games at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Neighborhood festival

June 4, 2017

Beverlywood (7.7 miles west)

SORO Fest has a music and dance stage, food trucks, a beer garden, an arts village, an eco village, and a kids’ zone on South Robertson Boulevard (from Cattaraugus Avenue to Beverlywood Street). Free.

Bicycle ride

June 4, 2017

Griffith Park & Long Beach

Join one of 10 rides beginning in two locations and ranging from 2 to 100 miles in length at Los Angeles River Ride, with snacks and a post-ride expo with live music and a beer garden. Kids 12 and younger free.

Family music festival

June 4, 2017

Monrovia (20.5 miles NE)

Hear rock, pop, reggae, and blues at the Monrovia Music Fest, and shop from vendors at Library Park.

Small-town parade

June 4, 2017 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Newport Beach (48 miles SE)

Get across the bridge before it closes at 10:45 a.m. to see the Balboa Island Parade, which has kids on bikes, pets, marching bands, drill teams, and vintage cars, followed by music, dancing, and a beer garden. Free.

Wine dinner at the zoo

June 8, 2017 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Griffith Park (10 miles north)

This month, the Sustainable Wine Dinner Series features wine from Paso Robles, a gourmet dinner, a talk by a zoo professional, and an up-close animal encounter at the Los Angeles Zoo for age 21+.

Design festival

June 8 - 11, 2017

Downtown (multiple locations)

Los Angeles Design Festival promotes “design excellence” with 35 events that celebrate design in all of its many forms citywide, especially at Row DTLA.

Malibu food festival

June 9 - 10, 2017 (9 p.m., VIP 8 p.m.)

Calabasas (28.5 miles NW)

Dress “upscale casual” for Calabasas Malibu Food & Wine Festival, a charity event with fine food, wine, beer, and spirits at The Commons at Calabasas for age 21+.

Wine tasting

June 10, 2017 (3:30 to 5:30 p.m.)

Downtown (2.5 miles NE)

Taste a range of cabernet wines costing $2 to $400 and see which you prefer before labels are revealed during Cabernet College at Eat.Drink.Americano.

Food festival

June 10, 2017 (3:30 p.m., VIP 2)

Los Angeles (3.2 miles south)

L.A. Food Fest has 100 food vendors, a beer garden, wine, cocktails, entertainment, and a culinary stage at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Your ticket includes ALL food and beverages!

Paddleboard race

June 10, 2017

Santa Monica (14.4 miles west)

Watch paddleboarders & swimmers race for cash prizes, lifeguards run and row rescue boats, and volleyball players compete at Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival, with live bands, hula dancers, a beer garden, and a rum bar at the Santa Monica Pier. Free.

Beer festival

June 10, 2017

Anaheim (31 miles SE)

Orange County Big Summer Beerfest promises “unlimited samples of over 100 craft beers, wines, and spirits” with live bands, DJs, games, and food trucks at Angel Stadium.

Latin American street fair

June 10, 2017

Pomona (31.3 miles east)

Sancocho Festival features Latin food, music, and dance at the Fairplex in Pomona. Children age 13 and younger are free.

Beer tasting

June 10, 2017 (2 p.m., VIP 1 p.m.)

Anaheim (32.9 miles SE)

SoCal Brew Fest features unlimited tasting of 60 craft beers, live music, and food trucks outdoors at The Phoenix Club for age 21+.

Wooden Boat Festival

June 10, 2017

Newport Beach (47 miles SE)

Tour exceptional wooden boats (barefoot or in boating shoes) and then vote for your favorite at the Wooden Boat Festival, which also has art, live music, and food vendors at Balboa Yacht Club. Free, including parking.

Jazz festival

June 10 - 11, 2017

Hollywood (8.5 miles north)

George Lopez is this year’s master of ceremonies at the Playboy Jazz Festival featuring “an all-star line-up of illustrious jazz greats, next generation leaders, and festival perennials” at the Hollywood Bowl.

Gay festival

June 10 - 11, 2017

West Hollywood (8.9 miles NW)

The all-ages L.A. Pride Festival features three stages of live electronic, pop, hip hop, Latin, and R&B music at West Hollywood Park.

Comic con for kids

June 10 - 11, 2017

Pasadena (11.4 miles NE)

Kid Kon is a family-friendly convention all about comics, movies, celebrities, cartoons, TV shows, toys, books, and video games at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Irish fair

June 10 - 11, 2017

Long Beach (24 miles SE)

Irish Fair and Music Festival has Irish bands, dancers, bagpipers, an Irish dog show, arts and crafts, sheepherding, Irish food, a bar, and a kids’ area at El Dorado East Regional Park (near 7575 E. Wardlow Rd).

Greek festival - San Bernardino

June 10 - 11, 2017

San Bernardino (62.2 miles east)

Small and friendly Inland Empire Greek Fest On the Hill [sound] serves authentic Greek food, homemade pastries, beer on tap, live music, and a bit of dancing at St. Prophet Elias Church.

People in the street

June 11, 2017 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Glendale (7.8 miles north)

Walk, bike, or roller skate for three car-free miles from Glendale to Atwater Village during CicLAvia. Cars cross the route at six intersections. Minors need helmets. Free.

Taste of the Nation

June 11, 2017 (1 p.m., VIP 12:30)

Culver City (8.2 miles west)

Enjoy gourmet food from 40 restaurants, fine wine, beer, cocktails, and a silent auction at Los Angeles Taste of the Nation at Media Park.

Gay parade for human rights

June 11, 2017 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

West Hollywood (8.9 miles NW)

This year ResistMarch for human rights replaces the LGBTQ Pride Parade. It begins at 8 a.m. with speeches at Highland Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard and goes 3.2 miles to a second rally in West Hollywood. Free.

Puerto Rican music festival

June 11, 2017

Long Beach (24.2 miles south)

Crowds attend family-friendly Dia de San Juan Festival to hear live salsa and Latin music, shop for crafts, and eat Caribbean food at Rainbow Lagoon Park.

Electronic games expo

June 13 - 15, 2017 (SOLD OUT)

Downtown (0.2 miles south)

Billed as the world’s premier event for computer, video, and mobile games, Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) welcomes fans of video games age 17+ to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Film festival

June 14 - 22, 2017

Culver City (8.4 miles west)

Focusing on the work of independent storytellers with unique voices and innovative visions, L.A. Film Festival screens independent films, TV, online content, and filmmaker-driven studio titles at ArcLight Cinemas.

Free concert

June 15, 2017 (6 to 8:30 p.m.)

Downtown (0.7 miles NE)

You’re welcome to bring a chair or blanket to Concerts on The Bloc, which offers a free beer, food and drinks for sale, and plenty of music (R&B/soul, indie rock, retro-futuristic jazz, and pop) at 700 S. Flower Street.

Tasting event

June 15, 2017 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Downtown (1.9 miles NE)

Wear “festive, cocktail attire” to the Good Food Gala, where “local farmers and L.A.’s finest chefs pair up to bring you an unforgettable tasting menu” with cocktails at Vibiana.

Dessert festival

June 17, 2017 (noon to 6 p.m.)

Downtown (0.9 miles east)

Dessert Goals promises 30 dessert vendors who have “treats available for purchase with an average price point of $5 per dessert” and offers $50 dessert workshops indoors at Cooper Design Space.

Beach festival

June 17, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)

Newport Beach (47 miles SE)

Summer Fest promises live local bands on a beach-side stage, drink samples, food trucks, and a vendor village at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

Wine festival

June 17 - 18, 2017

Downtown (2.3 miles SE)

Taste wine and beer, hear live music, browse artisan boutiques, and visit food trucks at the L.A. WineFest at The Row, 777 S. Alameda Street.

Sidewalk chalk festival

June 17 - 18, 2017

Pasadena (11.4 miles NE)

Admire beautiful chalk art on concrete at the Pasadena Chalk Festival, which has kids’ activities, animation art, live music, and a Sunday car show at Paseo Colorado outdoor mall. Free.

Movies on the beach

June 17 - Oct. 21, 2017 (dusk)

Huntington Beach (40 miles SE)

Buy a ticket online to see popular films at BeachFront Cinema at Huntington State Beach. Read what to bring with you on the guidelines page. Showing this month:
  • June 17 - Jurassic Park

Father’s Day restaurants

June 18, 2017

multiple locations

OpenTable lists restaurants that offer special menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner on Father’s Day.

Car show

June 18, 2017 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Beverly Hills (9.9 miles west)

Join beautiful people admiring beautiful cars (both old and new) at Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance. Free.

Walt Disney train day

June 18, 2017 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Griffith Park (11.3 miles north)

Once a month on Walt Disney's Barn Public Day, you can visit Walt Disney’s Barn Museum, see a railway coach car from Disneyland, and check out a miniature train depot in north Griffith Park. Review. Free.

Father’s Day Cruise

June 18, 2017

Marina del Rey & Newport Beach

Celebrate Dad on a Father’s Day Cruise that includes brunch or dinner and two hours of coastal views.

Father’s Day on a tall ship

June 18, 2017 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Dana Point (61 miles SE)

Climb aboard the “Spirit of Dana Point” for a Father’s Day Adventure at Sea, which includes breakfast and then joining the crew in handling lines and raising sails on the open ocean, departing from Dana Point Harbor.

Music day

June 21, 2017

multiple locations

Hear dozens of musicians of all ages and skill levels playing in public places during Make Music Los Angeles on the longest day of the year.

All-ages zoo concert

June 23, 2017 (6 p.m.)

Griffith Park (10 miles north)

‘’60s Summer Safari offers music (Motown, ‘60s pop classics, and surf sounds), food trucks, and characters from “Despicable Me 3” at Los Angeles Zoo .

Beer week

June 23 - 25, 2017

multiple locations

L.A. Beer Week begins with a festival the first day at Los Angeles Center Studios, and then it continues in local breweries, bars, and restaurants coordinated by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild for age 21+.

Design festival

June 23 - 25, 2017

Downtown (0.2 miles south)

Billed as America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design showcases modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, kitchen and bath, and garden and outdoor materials, with speakers and classes at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Greek festival - Irvine

June 23 - 25, 2017

Irvine (43.4 miles SE)

A Taste of Greece promises delicious Greek food and pastries, Greek folk dancing, carnival rides, and a gift boutique at Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church.

Greek festival - Ventura County

June 23 - 25, 2017

Camarillo (56.7 miles west)

Known for its outstanding food, Ventura County Greek Festival also has a taverna, traditional music, and dance groups at Freedom Park near Camarillo Airport.

Santa Barbara festival

June 23 - 25, 2017

Santa Barbara (98 miles NW)

The highlight of the three-day Summer Solstice Celebration in Alameda Park is a creative parade Saturday at noon on State Street with floats, giant puppets, whimsical costumes and masks, music, dancing, drumming and performances. Free.

Musical: Legally Blonde

June 23 - Aug. 6, 2017

North Hollywood (13.6 miles NW)

Based on the hit movie with Reese Witherspoon, Legally Blonde is an upbeat song-and-dance tale at the Cupcake Theater.

Discount tickets $9 to $50 at Goldstar.

Shakespeare by the Sea

June 23 - Aug. 19, 2017

Los Angeles & Orange County

See “Macbeth” and “The Taming of the Shrew” during Shakespeare by the Sea at 25 different venues. Free.


June 23 - Aug. 31, 2017

multiple locations

These discount ticket prices include all taxes and fees.

Free music downtown

June 23 - Sept. 22, 2017

Downtown (1.4 miles NE)

Hear an eclectic mix of music on summer weekends at Grand Performances in the Grand Performances outdoor amphitheater at California Plaza. Free.

Classic film festival

June 24, 2017 (8 p.m.)

Downtown (1 mile NE)

See a different classic film every Saturday and Wednesday in various historic theaters at Last Remaining Seats, which also has backstage tours, panel discussions, and post-show film trivia.

Skateboard music festival

June 24, 2017 (5 to 10 p.m.)

Long Beach (23.7 miles south)

Part of Summer and Music festival in Long Beach, FKA 720 [formerly 720 Pine] is an “all-skateboarding all-chill event” with skateboarding and bands playing at 330 N Waite Court. Free.

Beer festival

June 24, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)

Long Beach (26.2 miles south)

Beer Camp on Tour promises “hundreds of craft beers, the city’s best food trucks, live music, and good times” in the park at the Queen Mary.

Weird night cruise

June 24, 2017 (8 to 10 p.m.)

Dana Point (61 miles SE)

See glowing plankton and sea creatures on the Bioluminescence Night Cruise aboard the 65-foot R/V Sea Explorer departing from Dana Point Harbor.

Food festival in Orange County

June 24, 2017 (12 to 7 p.m.)

Dana Point (66 miles SE)

Sample 50 varieties of wine and 80 craft beers at Orange County Food, Wine and Music Festival, which also has artwork, food vendors, and live music at Sea Terrace Park. Kids 12 and younger are free.

Discount tickets $40 (VIP $100) at Goldstar.

Music festival in Pasadena

June 24 - 25, 2017

Pasadena (11.5 miles NE)

Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons, and Weezer headline Arroyo Seco Weekend, which includes plenty of indie acts and heritage artists, plus high-end restaurant food and drink, and a kids’ area at Brookside Park.


June 24 - 25, 2017

Redondo Beach (19.6 miles SW)

Oklahoma! is Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Pulitzer Prize winner with classic songs and a love story at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

Discount tickets $37 to $77 at Goldstar.

Louisiana music festival

June 24 - 25, 2017

Long Beach (24.2 miles south)

Enjoy culture and cuisine of Louisiana Bayou Country at Long Beach Bayou Festival. Dance to blues and zydeco, eat Cajun and Creole food, visit the kids’ area, and watch the king and queen lead a parade with a traditional jazz band (Sat. 5 p.m. & Sun. 3:30 p.m.) at Rainbow Lagoon Park.

Small Renaissance fair

June 24 - 25, 2017

Corona (49 miles SE)

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival has costumed street performers, family games, battles in the field, food vendors, and craft shops in a German Renaissance village among shade trees at Crossroads Riverview Park on weekends and Memorial Day.

Discount tickets $16 (child $9) at Goldstar.

Downton Abbey star in clever romance

June 24 - July 16, 2017

Westwood (13 miles west)

Constellations is the eloquent and moving story of a chance encounter between a beekeeper and a physicist and all of the possibilities that could unfold at Geffen Playhouse.

Discount tickets $22 to $90 at Goldstar.

Shakespeare in the park

June 24 - Sept. 3, 2017

Griffith Park (9.1 miles north)

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival has pre-show activities before each performance at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park. Free.
  • June 24 - July 23: Measure for Measure
  • July 29 - Sept. 3: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Outdoor movies

June 24 - Sept. 16, 2017 (begins May 6)

Los Angeles area

Eat See Hear screens crowd-pleasing films with food trucks, local bands, and high-definition audio visual projection on a 52-foot screen.
  • June 24 - Grease (North Hollywood)

Discount tickets $16 for two at Groupon.

Free music concerts

June 24 - Sept. 23, 2017

multiple locations

KCRW public radio presents Summer Nights, “a series of outdoor shows featuring live band performances and DJ sets” in Southern California venues. Free.

Santa Monica festival

June 25, 2017

Santa Monica (14.6 miles west)

Family-friendly Summer Soulstice features six music stages, kids’ activities, vendors, a wine garden, and a beer tent on Main Street a block from the beach. Free.

Solstice festival

June 25, 2017 (12 to 4 p.m.)

Fullerton (27.4 miles NW)

Summer Solstice Festival has live music, food vendors, a craft beer garden, and plenty of family activities outdoors at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. Free.

Dance show

June 26 - 27, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)

Westwood (15.3 miles NW)

Shaping Sound: After the Curtain by Travis Wall tells the uplifting story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his true love in Royce Hall at UCLA.

Discount tickets $34 to $48 at Goldstar.

Rock concert

June 27, 2017 (8 p.m.)

Hollywood (8.5 miles north)

Queen (We Will Rock You; We Are The Champions) performs with vocalist Adam Lambert of “American Idol” at the Hollywood Bowl.

Discount tickets $30 to $40 at Goldstar.

Films about revolution

June 27, 2017

Westwood (12.6 miles NW)

People Power is a series of films about successful grassroots political movements around the world at the Hammer Museum. Free.

Free movies on the beach

June 27 - Aug. 22, 2017

Long Beach (27.3 miles south)

Watch popular films all summer at Moonlight Movies on the Beach, beginning at sunset with food and snacks for sale at three locations. Free.

Concerts on the pier

June 29 - Aug. 17, 2017 (7 to 10 p.m.)

Santa Monica (14.4 miles west)

The Twilight Concerts attract crowds every Thursday night (except July 6) at Santa Monica Pier. Free.

Disney’s mermaid

June 30 - July 2, 2017

Redondo Beach (19.6 miles SW)

Based on the book by Hans Christian Anderson and the movie by Disney, The Little Mermaid is a live show about King Triton’s daughter Ariel, who longs to be human, at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

Discount tickets $9 to $50 at Goldstar.

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