Fun Events For An Epic Labor Day Weekend

Unfortunately, the endless SoCal summer is coming to a close. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have one last hurrah in the Southland and enjoy the surf, sun, and sand. From the coolest outdoor concerts to the yummiest food festivals, to the best art shows and exhibits all over the City Of Angels, there’s plenty to do in L.A. to keep you busy, well-fed, and having fun. So, make sure you scope out our action-packed weekend guide for free events, exclusive offers, and fashionable fêtes—it’s the R29-approved way to landing the perfect Labor Day weekend plans!

Cinespia Cemetery Screenings Presents:
Edward Scissorhands

When: September 3, at 7 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard (at North Beachwood Drive); 323-469-1181.


Cinespia Cemetery Screenings Presents:
This Is Spinal Tap

When: September 4, at 7 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard (at North Beachwood Drive); 323-469-1181.

FYF Fest
This Altamont-hosted festival includes Yacht, Cults, Girls, Broken Social Scene, and more.

When: September 3, from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring Street (at West College Street); 323-441-8819.

Swimming With Sharks: Downtown Standard Rooftop Party
When: September 3, 1 p.m. – Sundown
Where: The Standard Downtown, 550 South Flower Street (at West 6th Street); 213-892-8080.

Grand Opening, Weekend at Windows Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel In Beverly Hills
When: Sept 3, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Windows Lounge at Four Seasons Beverly Hills, 300 South Doheny Drive (at Burton Way); 310-273-2222.

Los Pobladores Walk And City Of Los Angeles Birthday Celebration
When: Saturday, September 3 from 6:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site, 125 Paseo de la Plaza (at South Main Street); no phone.

Free Show: Carina Round, Forest City Lovers Show At Bardot Hollywood
When: September 5, at 9:00 p.m.
Where: Bardot, 1737 Vine Street (at Hollywood Boulevard); 323-462-1307.

Free Show: Electra, Young Hunting, Death Kit, And Paper Angels At Bootleg Theater
When: September 5, at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Boulevard (at South Lake Street); 213-389-3856.


The Taste Food And Wine Festival Hosted by L.A. Times and Giada DeLaurentis
When: September 2 at 7 p.m. to September 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Various locations, see

Free Show: Kissing Cousins, Writer, Sneak Peek, And Kristeen Young At The Echo
When: September 5, at 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Echo, 1822 W Sunset Boulevard (at Glendale Boulevard); 213-413-8200.

Fiesta Hermosa: Arts and Crafts Festival And Carnival
When: Labor Day Weekend, September 3 to September 5, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Hermosa Beach Pier, 21 Pier Avenue (at 12th Street); 310-372-2012.

Free Show: Big Black Delta, Kate Crash, Tennis System, Sonoio At The Satellite
When: September 5, at 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Satellite, 1717 Silver Lake Boulevard (at Effie Street); 323-661-4380.