Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.
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Ongoing Pop-Up Shops & Events
Skims Pop-Up (Beverly Grove): Kim Kardashian's curve-hugging shapewear and loungewear brand Skims is launching its first official pop-up at the Grove in partnership with Nordstrom. Visitors can shop the brand IRL for the first time and enjoy free sweet treats from Morgenstern's Ice Cream with any purchase.
When: Now through Friday, May 7
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036
Caruso's Earth Day Clothing Drive & Offerings (Multiple Locations): Caruso's The Grove, Americana at Brand, and Palisades Village are hosting a clothing drive at each destination in exchange for redeemable dining, fashion and lifestyle discounts. In honor of Earth Day, each shopping complex is teaming up with Clothes the Deal, to raise clothing items for professional business attire to low-income men, women and at-risk youth. Guests can drop off their items at each location's concierge desk and receive offerings from Blue Ribbon Sushi & Grill, FRAME and more.
When: Now through Monday, April 19
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210
The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036
Palisades Village, 15225 Palisades Village Ln, Pacific Palisades, 90272
Fair Foodie Fest Farmer's Market (Ontario): After holding court at the Anaheim Angel Stadium, the Fair Foodie Fest is making its way to Ontario's Toyota Arena for a couple of weeks. Guests can receive their free ticket and purchase funnel cakes, teriyaki bowls, and more treats.
When: Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 25
Where: Toyota Arena, 4000 East Ontario Center Parkway, Lot F, Ontario, 91764
Sugar Rush (Woodland Hills): A candy-filled interactive walk-thru experience is coming to Westfield Promenade. Sugar Rush lets guests journey through 40,000 square feet of colorful installations, candy-lined pathways, and more family-friendly outdoor spaces. Admission for one is $30 and group admission starts at $55 for two people; see more options and buy them here.
When: Now through Sunday, May 2
Where: Sugar Rush, (Westfield Promenade) 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, 91367
Knott's Taste of Boysenberry Festival (Buena Park): Knott's is bringing back their annual springtime food fest, only this time as an outdoor covid-friendly event. Guests can try from over boysenberry-infused food and drink items at Knott's Taste of Boysenberry Festival. While rides remain closed, the theme park will be partially open for the event and feature 20 artisan local crafters to shop from. Tickets for the festival's tasting card start at $45; buy online here.
When: Select dates from now through Sunday, May 2
Where: Knott's Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, 90620
Desert X 2021 (Coachella Valley): The Desert X 2021 exhibition is heading back to the Coachella Valley for its spring event. The public art show will allow guests to check out work from various artists all throughout the desert. Check out the full lineup of participating artists and their commissioned works' locations here.
When: Now through Sunday, May 6
Where: Various locations in the Coachella Valley
Rumble Outdoor Fitness Classes (Santa Monica): Looking for a unique way to stay in shape? Santa Monica Place and Rumble are teaming up to bring boxing-inspired group fitness classes to the Place's rooftop deck. The 45-minute class will feature 10-round full-body workouts with their specially designed equipment. Rumble's outdoor classes start at $32 per class or $225 for 10 classes and can be purchased here.
When: Now through May 31
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., Santa Monica, 90401
Spring Garden at the Beverly Center (Beverly Grove): Capture picture-perfect memories at the Beverly Center's spring garden, located at the shopping center's Third Street entrance. Expect flower blooms, lemonade stands, and many other selfie-ready spaces.
When: Now through May 31
Where: Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 90048
Thursday, April 15
Bluemercury Presents Furtuna Masterclass (Virtual): Tune in as Furtuna Skin's CEO and co-founder, Kim Walls and Candace Marino of The LA Facialist discuss luxurious benefits and clinical results of Furtuna's Cuore Collection. Learn about the best skincare tips and routines from the experts themselves! Register for the free event here.
When: Thursday, April 15 from 12 to 1 p.m.
Our L.A. Voices: A Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest (Virtual): Grand Park is bringing their annual spring arts experience online. Our L.A. Voices: A Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest will feature free performances from local artists, visual arts exhibitions, workshops and more. The weekly show will kick off this week.
When: Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m.
Friday, April 16
Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival Opening Day (Expo Park): The Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival is hosting five days of online screenings and outdoor drive-ins. The lineup includes features, short films, music, and more from the LGBTQIA+ community. Tickets for the drive-in start at $30 while the online portion of the show is $10 per screening. Grab your tickets here.
When: Saturday, April 16 through Tuesday, April 20
Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Lawn, 900 Exposition Park Dr., L.A., 90037
Poolside Dinner & a Movie- Mama Mia Here We Go Again (DTLA): Looking for movie night options outside the house? The JW Marriott Los Angeles Live is continuing their Poolside Dinner & Movie series. Starting this weekend, visitors can kick off their movie nights with a screening of Mama Mia Here We Go Again. Tickets for the movie plus snacks are $45; buy them here.
When: Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott Los Angeles Live, 900 West Olympic Blvd., L.A., 90015
PCH Movies & Moonlight- Aquaman (Long Beach): 2ND & PCH is bringing back their family-friendly movie nights starting with a screening of DC's Aquaman. The socially distanced event is complimentary for the community and seats are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Guests can also purchase to-go menus from the shopping center's many restaurants including Hungry Angelina, Noble Bird Rotisserie and more.
When: Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 2ND & PCH, 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90803
Gastro Mechanics "Torched" (Hollywood): The team behind the Gastro Garage is continuing their rooftop takeover of the rooftop of the W Hollywood Hotel for their pop-up dining experience. The catering crew will present their one-of-a-kind, blowtorch-powered eight-course "Mechanic's Menu." Tickets are $100 per person and available here.
When: Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 90028
Saie Carbon Neutral Road Trip (Beverly Grove): To celebrate its new water-based gel Dew Blush, clean beauty brand Saie is embarking on a carbon-neutral road trip and making pit stops around L.A. The brand is offsetting every mile that the Dew Blush truck drives this month by way of Gold Standard carbon credits. Expect gifting and samples as well as retail therapy of some of the brand's spring-ready beauty products; check out the full itinerary here.
When: Friday, April 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Sephora at Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Beverly Grove, 90048
Saturday, April 17
Brave Robot x Alfred Free Earth Day Vegan Affogatos (Melrose): In honor of Earth Day, vegan ice cream company Brave Robot is teaming up with Alfred to give away free affogatos at its Melrose location. Enjoy some delicious coffee and animal-free frozen treats while supplies last.
When: Saturday, April 17 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Alfred Coffee Melrose Place, 8428 Melrose Pl., West Hollywood, 90069
Ron Herman Flea Market (Melrose): Ron Herman is hosting their fee outdoor flea market on Melrose. Guests can shop from vendors like Luna Reece, Lenita by Grita, and more. Visitors can also fill out an application to rescue a furry friend from Big Love Animal Rescue.
When: Saturday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Ron Herman, 8100 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046
Saie Carbon Neutral Road Trip (West Hollywood): To celebrate its new water-based gel Dew Blush, clean beauty brand Saie is embarking on a carbon-neutral road trip and making pit stops around L.A. The brand is offsetting every mile that the Dew Blush truck drives this month by way of Gold Standard carbon credits. Expect gifting and samples as well as retail therapy of some of the brand's spring-ready beauty products; check out the full itinerary here.
When: Saturday, April 17 from 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: Craig's, 8826 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, 90069
Sunday, April 18
Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting their weekly flea market. Visitors can shop art, clothing, furniture, beauty products and more from local vendors. Safety protocols include limited capacity and mandatory masks. Tickets to RSVP for the Melrose Trading post are $5; buy online here.
When: Sunday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046
Field of Dreams at The Electric Dusk Drive-In ( Glendale): The Electric Dusk Drive-In and Secret Movie Club are screening 1989's Field of Dreams. Grab your car and bring your own snacks or purchase some from the concession stand to watch the show. Early bird tickets are $23; buy them here.
When: Sunday, April 18 at 8 p.m.
Where: Glendale Sears Parking Lot, 211 West California Ave., Glendale, 91203
Saturday, April 24
Cruel Summer Roller Rink (Century City): In honor of its new series Cruel Summer, Freeform is hosting a '90s-style roller rink at the Westfield Century City. Guests can enjoy nostalgic music and more at the 16 and up event, and sessions are open for 20-minute time slots on both days. Reservations are available at the event's website, and in-person walk-ins will be available on a limited basis.
When: Saturday, April 24 (12 to 6 p.m.) and Sunday, April 25 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Where: Cruel Summer Roller Rink at Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067
Thursday, April 30
Handle With Care L.A. Benefit: Sunset Strip Drive-In Double Feature (Hollywood): The Los Angeles non-profit Handle with Care is throwing a drive-in double feature movie night. Visitors can watch back-to-back screenings of Clueless and Mean Girls for a good cause. General admission is $50 and proceeds will benefit Handle With Care; buy tickets here.
When: Friday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Andaz Hotel, 8401 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069
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