L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Splash House to Pride in the Park, and More

Plus, "The Wizard of Oz" screening, Pride Fridays at Melrose Rooftop Theatre, and other cool happenings.

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

Splash House (Palm Springs): Splash House is set to make a return to the Renaissance, Margaritaville, and Saguaro hotels for the newly expanded triple weekend season. fusing forward-thinking electronic music, poolside partying, and resort amenities with the desert landscapes of Palm Springs, Splash House is the perfect summer event. The festival lineup includes Diplo, Channel Tres, Dombresky and Noizu, and more. General admission is $159 – $219; purchase yours here.
When: Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14, and Friday, Aug. 19 through Sunday, Aug. 21
Where: Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, 92262
Margaritaville Resorts,1600 North Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92262
Saguaro,1800 East Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92264

Jussi Grznar's Landscape In Movement Exhibit (Venice): Award-winning photographer Jussi Grznar will be debuting his first US solo exhibition, Landscape In Movement. The 18-image series documents some of the world's most extraordinary places and (their) relations (interactions) with elements such as temperature, gravity, wind, topography, climate and humankind. The exhibition will be on display from June 8 to 14. To celebrate, there is going to be a launch event sponsored by Juneshine and Le Zinqué.
When: Now through Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 90291

Flyer: Courtesy of Santa Monica Place

Made with Pride Marketplace (Santa Monica): Santa Monica Place is teaming with Streetlet to host a weekend pop-up market that celebrates inclusivity and diversity. Made with Pride will showcase over 15 LGBTQIA+ business owners including Artaya, Luca, and more. The marketplace will also host art installations by Amanda Wallace, special workshops, and a live DJ.
When: Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, 90401

Photo: Courtesy of Randi Roberts/Fever

Alaska Thunderfck's "Drag: The Musical" (Hollywood): Alaska Thunderfck is bringing "Drag: The Musical" to Los Angeles, just in time for Pride month. The first two days will feature three showings of the hit musical followed by a party and DJ sets by Bob the Drag Queen on Friday and Trixie Mattel on Saturday. On Sunday, there will be an all-day Pride party hosted by Manila Luzon with drag queens, DJs, drink specials, surprise guests, and more. Tickets start at $20; see the full list of prices and events here.
When: Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12
Where: The Bourbon Room, 6356 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Floor, L.A., 90028

Bridgerton Afternoon Tea Experience (DTLA): High society Angelenos are invited to partake in an evening of Bridgerton-inspired festivities. From the same team who brought you The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience, Bridgerton Afternoon Tea is the latest event inspired by the Netflix series. Guests will be able to enjoy a traditional tea party among royalty and more. Tickets start at $85 per person; save your spot here.
When: Now through Saturday, June 11 (Select Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

Rising Japan MusicFest (Norco): Guests can enjoy L.A.'s first-ever Japanese music and food festival. Performers include Travis Japan, Nulbarich, and more. One-day tickets are $35, and two days are $65. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 12 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Silverlakes Sports Complex, 5555 Hamner Ave., Norco, 92860

Getty 25 Celebrates Koreatown (Koreatown): As a part of its 25th anniversary, the Getty Center is teaming up with the Koreatown Youth & Community Center (KYCC) for a city-wide festival. Learn more about Koreatown's diverse communities and cultures with hands-on art workshops, food, live music and performances, and more. The event is free to the public.
When: Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 12 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Liberty Park, 3700 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., 90010

L.A. Opera Presents Aida (DTLA): The L.A. Opera is showcasing the spectacular Aida. Experience the epic love story up and personal for the first time in 16 years. The production will feature a full chorus, orchestra, ballet, and stunning designs from LA artist Retna. Tickets start at $34; choose your seats and dates here.
When: Select Dates through Tuesday, June 21
Where: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Doors. Metaverse, Schmetaverse (WeHo): Doors.—the innovative emerging fashion, art, and beauty online and experiential brick-and-mortar retail platform—is bringing its New York-based pop-up "Metaverse, Schmetaverse" to L.A. Shop unique fashion, art, and beauty from over 50 independent fashion designers and cult niche brands from 20+ countries, including Y/ Project, Juun J, Private Policy, Emily Westenberger, Maison Audmi, and more.
When: Now through Sunday, June 26
Where: 8382 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90069

L.A. Art Box Presents Belonging (Melrose): The L.A. Art Box is teaming up with Parangal Dance Company for Belonging, a Filipino American Arts and Culture Experience. The collaborative showcase will highlight Filipino American creatives through their own visual narratives. Admission is $10; purchase them here.
When: Now through Sunday, June 26 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: L.A. Art Box, 8020 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Photo: Courtesy of Daring

Daring x Ronnie's Kitchen (Hollywood): The plant chicken brand, Daring is partnering with the newly opened Ronnie's Kitchen + Cocktails. The gastropub's menu will include Daring Foods' Sweet Chick Sandwich, Chicken Sandwich, and Loaded Fries.
When: Serving Now
Where: Ronnie's Kitchen + Cocktails, 5936 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 0028

A Forest for the Trees (Boyle Heights): A Forest for the Trees is the latest immersive show coming to L.A. Created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino, the all-age limited-time experience will allow guests to journey through a surreal forest of magic, music, and wonder with animatronic trees and sculptures. Tickets range from $10 to $50; purchase them here.
When: Ace Mission Studios, 516 South Mission Rd., L.A., 90033
Where: Now through summer 2022

The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience (DTLA): Immerse yourself in the world of Netflix hit series Bridgerton. Mix and mingle with the city's best and enjoy cocktails and partake in an evening of music and dance. Tickets start at $49; purchase them here.
When: Now through the summer
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

Thursday, June 9

Pride Bingo (Beverly Grove): The Grove is celebrating Pride Month with a Bingo night. Play and win prizes and gift cards from brands such as Alo Yoga, ALMA, and more. Tickets are $45 per person; food and drinks are included with your purchase. Get 20% off and complimentary parking with code: GROVE20.
When: Thursday, June 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Thursgays (Santa Monica): Thursgays Santa Monica is the hottest LGBTQ event on the Westside! There will be Queen Bingo featuring special guest hosts every Thursday. Dance the night away to classic disco, house, 90s, hip-hop and more. Register for the free event here.
When: Thursday, June 9 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: The Room Santa Monica, 1325 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, 90404

Friday, June 10

Pride Fridays at Melrose Rooftop Theatre (WeHo): In honor of Pride, Melrose Rooftop Theatre will be screening the best LGBTQIA+ films every Friday throughout June. This week's screening will be Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Angelenos can choose between two ticket options: a general admission ($35 per person) and a complete dinner and a movie VIP package with a seasonally-driven three-course tasting menu from E.P. Restaurant ($65 per person). Find out more here.
When: Friday, June 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Melrose Rooftop Theatre, 603 North La Cienega Blvd., WeHo, 90069

SkyBar Swim Week Party & Bikini Fashion Exhibit (WeHo): Skybar is hosting a Swim Week LA Party and Bikini Fashion Event. The upscale party will feature swimwear from several designers and music by DJ CJ. The best way to secure your entrance is with a table! Tickets are $25; purchase them here.
When: Friday, June 10 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Skybar Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Saturday, June 11

Pickwick Vintage Show (DTLA): The Pickwick Vintage Show is hosting their outdoor shopping event for the first time at Row DTLA. Guests can shop from over 45 local vintage vendors who will be selling clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Entry is limited and reservations are required. Tickets start at $10; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

Love Yoga x Thompson Hollywood (Hollywood): The Los Angeles yoga studio Love Yoga is teaming up with Thompson Hollywood for complimentary rooftop classes. Stop by the open-air rooftop for the one-hour class and enjoy complimentary mimosas or fresh fruit juice. Attendees can book their space via hollywoodyoga@thompsonhotels.com. Meanwhile, hotel guests can reserve their spot at the front desk.
When: Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Thompson Hollywood, 1541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Make Peace with Daily Exfoliation Event with Dermalogica (Beverly Grove): Dermalogica is partnering with Sephora to launch their latest innovation, Daily Milkfoliant. Stop by The Grove's Sephora exclusive event with a very special guest in the makeup industry. Activities for the event include complimentary face mapping analysis, educational activations, and free gifts with purchases. The first 50 guests to purchase $75 of Dermalogica products will also receive a limited-edition affirmation sweatshirt. Register for the free event here.
When: Saturday, June 11 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Sephora, 189 The Grove Dr., J1A, L.A., 90036

L.A. Pride in the Park (Chinatown): Celebrate the month of Pride at this in-person, festival-style event. Filled with music, vendors, food, drinks, and exhibitors booths, this event will highlight the LGBTQ+ community. Performers include Christina Aguilera, Anitta, Syd, and many more. Tickets are $75 for general admission; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, June 11 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: L.A. State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

Wizard's Summer Fest (West L.A.): As a part of the efforts of allowing the youth to learn the importance of a work-life balance and entrepreneurship, Wiz has set to host the ultimate Summer's Fest of 2022. This family-friendly event will have activities for kids, outdoor games, food, and raffles. Learn more about the event here.
When: Saturday, June 11 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 4601 West Slauson Ave., L.A., 90043

Go Campaign's Vintage Hollywood Benefit (Santa Monica): Presented by Go Campaign, the 2022 Vintage Hollywood event will be hosted by comedian and actor Joel McHale. The intimate outdoor event will showcase an exclusive group of wineries and restaurants. Participating restaurants include GoGo's Tacos, JAR, and more. Tickets are $350; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, June 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Park, 500 Broadway, Santa Monica, 90401

Sunday, June 12

Melrose Trading Post (Fairfax): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting its 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 are $5; buy them online here.
When: Sunday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Robe Looks Featuring Jalen Ramsey Pop-Up Shop (Melrose): The resale platform Robe has teamed up with Superbowl Champion, Jalen Ramsey of the LA Rams to open a Melrose Ave. pop-up shop. The pop-up will feature the athlete's pre-loved designer apparel and shoes. The one-day only shop will also have plant-based burgers provided by Vurger Guyz, refreshments from Vybes, CBD beverages, and Liquid Death spring water, and music by DJ TMLLLS. Find out more here.
When: Sunday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: 7964 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90048

A Conversation with Judy Baca (Brentwood): Renowned Los Angeles artist Judy Baca has been at the forefront of public art design and execution for over four decades, transforming the urban landscape with the help of hundreds of community participants. In conversation with curator Julian Brooks, Baca reflects on some of the public mural projects she has led, with an emphasis on their evolving preparatory processes and questions around preservation. Tickets are free, and if you're unable to attend in person you can watch the conversation on Zoom.
When: Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m.
Where: Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A., 90049

A Journey to Self: An Evening of Art, Sound, Poetry, and Movement (DTLA): Patricia M. Torkan and movement artist Benjamin Levy will be hosting a community offering of deep mediation and journey through a sound bath. The wellness event will also have a portion dedicated to journaling, soulful movement, and reflection. Yoga mats and socks will be provided. The event is free with RSVP.
When: Sunday, June 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 620 South Main St., L.A., 90014

Cinespia The Wizard of Oz Screening (Hollywood): Celebrate Judy Garland's 100th Birthday with a screening of her most beloved film, The Wizard of Oz. Benefitting Project Angel Food, the musical screening will honor the iconic actress and Pride month. Bring your family, friends, or best Judys for a free themed photo booth. Tickets range from $20 to $30, purchase them here.
When: Sunday, June 12 at 9 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90038

Tuesday, June 14

Bumble IRL: Belle's Beach House Happy Hour (Venice): Bumble is hosting several pop-up events across Los Angeles for people to meet and connect with. The app is treating guests to drinks at the Venice Belle's Beach House. Come hang out and meet other singles in your city. Limit one drink per user, first come first serve, while supplies last. Make sure to show your app at the door. Find out more here.
When: Tuesday, June 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Belle's Beach House, 24 Windward Ave., L.A., 90291

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