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
DTLA Proud Festival (DTLA): Angelenos can celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Pershing Square. This three-day festival will feature screenings, performances, DJs, art installations and more. Proceeds from the festival will help build the DTLA PROUD Community Center. Tickets for the 21+ fest start at $10; purchase them online here.
When: Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, Aug. 29 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., L.A., 90013
Unique Markets L.A. Summer Market (DTLA): Unique Markets is making its return to Row DTLA this weekend. Shop from over 100 vendors and enjoy a Shake Shack pop-up, DIY jewelry making and IG-worthy photo booth opportunities. Featured venues include Folk Project, Arivka Jewelry and Bato Bato. Tickets for one day are $10, VIP tickets are $20, and two-day passes are $15 and can be purchased here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021
626 Night Market Opening Night (Arcadia): Orange County's favorite foodie event is back! 626 Night Market will have a phased reopening with reduced capacity. The three-day festival will feature 250+ food, merchandise, crafts and more. Tickets are $5; buy them online only here.
When: Friday, Aug, 27 through Saturday, Aug. 28 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., & Sunday, Aug. 29 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Dr., Arcadia, 91007
Michael Stars Vintage Tee Tour (Multiple Locations): In celebration of Michael Stars' 35th anniversary, the brand is hitting the road with a mobile "tee tour." The Michael Stars Vintage truck will be making stops across SoCal. Guests can shop for nostalgic screen-printed tees featuring the iconic original '80s and '90s designs. See the full lineup above.
When: Now through Friday, Aug. 27
Where: Multiple Locations
Cardboard City Pop-Up (Santa Monica): Cardboard City is back! This family-friendly pop-up is heading to the Third Street Promenade. Enjoy inspirational cardboard art from local artists at the 10,000-square-foot retail space. Bring your kiddos so they can learn about art, creativity and sustainability. Cardboard City is free and open to the public! Find out more here,
When: Now through Sunday, Aug. 29 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 1231 Third St Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401
Clash de Cartier (Melrose): There's a new exhibition in town and, this one invites you into the world of Cartier. Visit the Clash de Cartier Exhibition, a unique experience that allows guests to explore the special Clash [Un]limited capsule jewelry collection along with music by special guest contributor, Finneas.
When: Now through Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 8552 Melrose Ave., WeHo, 90069
The Lost Warhols Presents "Bling Bling" By Randall Byers Opening (Beverly Hills): Art curator Karen Bystedt and The Lost Warhols are bringing a new gallery to the Beverly Center. The Bling Bling Gallery by Randall Byers will feature large-scale art pieces and photo opps. Admission is $10; find out more here.
When: Now through September
Where: Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 90048
The Oasis Rooftop Cocktail Lounge (DTLA): There's a new rooftop spot popping up at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, guests can be transported to a Marrakesh-inspired hideaway. The spot will be decorated with beautiful cabanas, photo backdrops and delicious curated cocktails, of course. Tickets are $45.00 per person; buy them here.
When: Now through Saturday, Sept. 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, 900 West Olympic Blvd., L.A., 90015
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood (Burbank): Warner Bros. Studio Tour is back and they have a new look! The popular Hollywood attraction invites guests to their walkthrough studio tour for a behind-the-scenes look at some movie magic. Check out props and recreated sets from films like the D.C. Universe and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Guests can also enjoy some delicious bites and drinks inspired by the series Friends. Tickets are $57 (For SoCal residents) $69 (For non-residents); buy them online here.
When: Ongoing Thursdays through Mondays
Where: Warner Bros. Studio, 3400 Warner Blvd., Burbank, 91505
Thursday, Aug. 26
Clueless Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club Drive-Up Opening Night (Santa Monica): Blending the movie magic of drive-ins and rooftop theaters, Rooftop Cinema Club is launching its new Drive-Up Cinema Experience. Filmgoers can choose to "drive-in" or "drive-up," and enjoy their film from their vehicle or dedicated Lawn Box. Kicking off the series is a screening of Clueless. Tickets for a Lawn Box start at $29, while the Movie Buddy Vehicle is $25. Purchase them online here!
When: Thursday, Aug. 26 at 8 p.m.
Where: Rooftop Cinema Club @ Santa Monica Airport, 3233 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica, 90405
Friday, Aug. 27
Rooftop Cinema Club The Nightmare Before Christmas Screening (El Segundo): Halloween is coming a little early this year! Rooftop Cinema Club is back and, they are bringing their movie nights back on the roof. The outdoor theater will be screening 1993's The Nightmare Before Christmas. Tickets for one lounge seat start at $19.50; book your spot now.
When: Friday, Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.
Where: Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo, 1310 E Franklin Ave., El Segundo, 90245
End of Summer Wine Festa (Century City): Summer may be coming to a close but, Eataly is offering guests a great way to say goodbye to the season. The eatery is offering unlimited tastings of 20+ different Italian wines along with wine experts to teach you about what goes on behind the vineyards. They will also be shaking up an exclusive cocktail for guests to enjoy. Tickets are $50; buy them here.
When: Friday, Aug. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Eataly, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067
Saturday, Aug. 28
Flying Embers Brewery & Social Club Summer Block Party (Arts District): Ready for the hottest block party of the summer? Flying Embers Brewery & Social Club is throwing a free street extravaganza featuring live art, games, food trucks and Flying Embers products for purchase. Guests can also party to music provided by Mary Droppinz, Ria Bird, Oz Good and more.
When: Saturday, Aug. 28 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 581 Industrial St., L.A., 90021
Micro Kickboard Pop-Up featuring Sean Nicholson (Playa Vista): Roll on to Runway Playa Vista for Micro Kickboard's Pop-Up store. Shop for the cutest and fun-est scooters perfect for all ages. Pro scooter extraordinaire Sean Nicholson will be stopping by and providing trick demonstrations for visitors.
When: Saturday, Aug. 28 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Runway Playa Vista, 12760 West Millennium, Playa Vista, 90094
Hello Stranger feat. BrainStory, Chola Orange & Shiro Schwarz (DTLA): Chola Orange and Brain Story will be performing at the popular free Frand Performances venue. They will be bringing their psychedelic, soulful sets to Hello Stranger's 'Black and Brown Get Down.'
When: Saturday, Aug. 28 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Grand Performances, 350 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071
Sunday, Aug. 29
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, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046
Posh Peanut Grand Opening (Glendale): Posh Peanut is inviting guests to their grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting. The children's clothing brand will be opening its first pop-up boutique at The Americana at Brand.
When: Sunday, Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210
Art Walk (Leimert Park): Art lovers are in for a treat! Leimert Park is hosting an Art Walk for guests to explore countless cultural pieces that celebrate centric to afro-futurism, youth, art and technology. Register for the free event here.
When: Sunday, Aug. 29 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 4343 Leimert Blvd., L.A., 90008
Wednesday, Sept. 1
Freeform Halloween Road Tickets Go on Sale (Montecito Heights): Halloween lovers rejoice! From Oct. 1 to Oct. 5. Freeform will be taking over the Heritage Square Museum in Los Angeles for Halloween Road. This socially distant walkable experience invites guests to enjoy combining the worlds of The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus and other favorites. There also will be brand new activations including, a 21+ beer and wine garden. Tickets are $37 and, they will be released on Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. Get the details on how to grab them here.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m.
Where: Heritage Square Museum, 3800 Homer St., L.A., 90031
Yardbird Reopens (Beverly Grove): The Beverly Center's eatery Yardbird is set to open on Sept. 1. The restaurant offers satisfying dishes made with a heavy dose of love and pride, farm-fresh ingredients, classic Southern cooking, culture, and hospitality. Guests will be able to enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner menus from this delicious spot.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 90048