Abbot Kinney Festival, Gelato Fest, Fred Segal x Credo Pool Party, and & More L.A. Events This Week

Plus, you've still got time to catch the Museum of Weed before it closes this weekend.

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.

Ongoing Pop-Up Shops & Events

Astr the Label pops up at The Grove (Beverly Grove): Shop the cult-favorite L.A. label IRL when the direct-to-consumer brand pops up at The Grove for the month of September. Pick up the affordable brand's fall collection, which is comprised of dreamy floral dresses, sexy silhouettes, delicate tops, and more ($49 to $188).
When: Now through September 29
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Weedmaps' Museum of Weed (Hollywood): Get to know your mary jane at Weedmaps' Museum of Weed in partnership with Vice Media's creative agency, Virtue. The 30,000-square-foot exhibit will highlight the history of cannabis and social justice issues through seven informative rooms: Visitors over 18 can learn about the pre-Prohibition uses of hemp, the Reagan-era laws that led to the mass incarceration of minorities for marijuana offenses, how pop culture helped normalize (and legalize) the plant, and much more; plus, an interactive Plant Lab will explain the difference between cannabinoids and terpenes and more. Tickets are $35 (18+) and VIP tickets are $200 (21+ only); get more details and buy them online here.
When: Now through to September 29
Where: 720 North Cahuenga Blvd., L.A., 90038

Wrangler's retrospective pop-up at Fred Segal (West Hollywood): For six weeks, iconic denim brand Wrangler is taking over Fred Segal's pop-in space for a six-week experiential shop that showcases the brand's fashion legacy throughout the decades. Shoppers can score exclusive handmade-in-America pieces inspired by different stylish eras, such as the "Bluebell 1919" capsule of patch-covered jumpsuits, jackets, and tees; tie-dye tees and hoodies, studded leather jackets, and more from the '60s-inspired "War & Peace" collection; groovy button-downs and jeans from the "Psychedelic" '70s range; and and frayed denim cutoff shorts, muscle tees, and jumpsuits from the '80s-approved "Racing" line. Plus, the Greensboro, N.C.-based company's Indian Bobber Scout mascot will also be in the house for selfies.
When: Now through October 20
Where: Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069

Friday, September 27

Fred Segal x Credo Beauty Pool Party (West Hollywood): Say sayonara to summer with Credo Beauty and Fred Segal at the AKA West Hollywood hotel's rooftop pool. Enjoy drinks by Joia, Bev, and Oki; makeup touch-ups and popsicles by Tower 28; and even a butt mask station with Bawdy Beauty founder Sylvia Weisenberg. Plus, the first 50 partygoers will score gift bags stuffed with clean beauty products and more. Into it? RSVP by emailing your deets to
When: Friday, September 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: AKA West Hollywood, 8500 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069

Pixi Glow & Go beauty bash (Century City): Get pampered at Pixi's L.A. flagship at Westfield Century City, where beauty buffs will enjoy gratis personalized skincare and makeup mini-treatments, surprise gifts, deluxe samples, refreshments, and more. There's a $25 reservation fee (which will go towards your in-store purchase); save your spot and buy your ticket online here.
When: Friday, September 27 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Pixi Beauty at Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2380, L.A., 90067

Saturday, September 28

Gelato Festival (West Hollywood): Treat your sweet tooth at the inaugural Gelato Festival, which is taking over the Pacific Design Center's plaza with the world's largest mobile frozen dessert laboratory, all-you-can-eat gelato tastings from some of L.A.'s best restaurants, gelato flavor competitions, eating contests, games, and more. Expect to enjoy flavors like Mexican chocolate, strawberry herbal sorbet, pineapple butter, mangonada, and more; plus, all attendees can vote for their favorite gelato artisan (who'll take home a gold medal and the chance to compete in the Gelato Festival World Masters in 2021). The delicious fest will also donate a portion of proceeds to Project Angel Food, an L.A.-based nonprofit that cooks and delivers free and healthy meals to those facing life-threatening illnesses. Get more details here and buy tickets ($25 each or buy two, get one free for a limited time) online here.
When: Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily)
Where: Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 90069

Lulus L.A. pop-up shop (West Hollywood): Shop the affordable online retailer IRL at its first L.A. pop-up shop on Melrose Avenue, where the brand's latest fall womenswear, bridal collection, date-night dresses, and more will be on offer.
When: Saturday, September 28 to Sunday, October 6 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; closed Mondays)
Where: 8175 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 90046

Sunday, September 29

Abbot Kinney Festival (Venice): Shop, eat, drink, and dance at the 35th annual Abbot Kinney Festival. Expect over 130 vendors offering clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home decor, stationery, and more; enjoy everything from burgers to Greek grub to vegan food and more from over 18 food trucks; and enjoy live music from local bands. There'll also be a beer garden (fast passes for $35 will be available) a Kidsquad with rides, bouncy slides, activities, and more (wristbands for unlimited access are $90 in advance and $100 at the door), and a music-filled parade that will kick off the festivities at 9:45 a.m.; get more details here.
When: Sunday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Venice Boulevard and Main Street, Venice, 90291

Tuesday, October 1

Mignonne Gavigan pops up at The Grove (Beverly Grove): Shop the whimsical bohemian brand's artful clothing and accessories at its first-ever L.A. pop-up shop at The Grove. Beloved by Jessica and Katy Perry, the brand will bring its fall and holiday collection of womenswear and jewelry to the popular shopping haunt, including an exclusive "Canyon" range of earrings inspired by L.A.
When: Tuesday, October 1 to Sunday, November 30
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Saturday, October 5

The Grove's L.A. Family Day (Beverly Grove): Party with your fam for a good cause at The Grove's L.A. Family Day, which benefits nonprofit cancer research organization T.J. Martell Foundation. Hosted by actor Josh Server, the celebration will feature performances by JD McCrary, Nickelodeon star JoJo Siwa, and former Fifth Harmony member Ally Brooke, and will include food, drinks, and swag bags. Tickets are $50 for kids and $75 for adults (ages 3 and under are free); see more options (including family admission and sponsorship packages) and buy them online here.
When: Saturday, October 5 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

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