L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From the World's Largest Nerf Battle to Fourth of July Celebrations, and More

Plus Hollywood pool parties, movie screenings, 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

Sparrow Italia's New Brunch Offering (DTLA): Sparrow Italia is launching its new coastal Italian brunch program this weekend. The menu will feature elevated brunch offerings such as the Summer Melon Carpaccio with burrata, duck prosciutto, shallot marmalade, and balsamic pearls, the Caprese Omelet with on-the-vine roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, garlic, and pesto, and the Tiramisu Waffle featuring espresso, zabaglione custard, and Frangelico. Make your reservations here.
When: Saturday, July 2 through Sunday, July 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Hotel Figueroa, 939 South Figueroa St., Suite 200, L.A., 90015

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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 Sunday, July 31 (Select Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

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 Monday, Sept. 5

Wednesday, June 29

Female Founders Night (DTLA): Benny Boy Brewing is hosting an evening of networking with fellow female entrepreneurs. Join the Benny Boy Brewing Co-Founder Chelsey Rosetter for a panel discussion, tasting, and a tour of the brewery and cidery. Tickets are $15; purchase them here.
When: Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Benny Boy Brewing, 821 Daly St., L.A., 90031

Thursday, June 30

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert (Hollywood): Take on Voldermort with Harry Potter and the gang at this special Hollywood Bowl. Watch the full film accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Tickets start at $80; purchase them here.
When: Thursday, June 30 at 9 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Ave., L.A., 90068

Friday, July 1

Backyard BBQ (Avalon): Catalina Museum for Art & History invites visitors to kick off the 4th of July weekend at the museum's Backyard BBQ. Enjoy live entertainment, games, contests and BBQ favorites for the whole family. Tickets for Catalina Museum's Backyard BBQ are $15 for museum members, $20 for non-members and $5 for children (3-15). Purchase your tickets here.
When: Friday, July 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Catalina Museum for Art & History, 217 Metropole Ave., Avalon, 90704

Saturday, July 2

Summer Lodge Pool Party at Skybar (WeHo): Summer Lodge is kicking off the Fourth of July weekend at the Skybar's rooftop pool. Enjoy sweeping views of the Los Angeles poolside and DJ sets. Make your reservations for the 21+ event here.
When: Saturday, July 2 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Skybar at the Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Poolside Cinema How To Train Your Dragon Screening (Santa Monica): The Fairmont Miramar Hotel's summer Poolside Cinema series is back! Enjoy film and food from FIG poolside with a screening of the family-friendly How To Train Your Dragon. Booking is live via Fairmont Miramar's website here. The tickets are complimentary for hotel guests, and $20 for non-hotel guests.
When: Saturday, July 2 at 7 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

Jared's Epic Blaster Battle (Inglewood): Jared's Epic Blaster Battle, the world's largest Nerf Battle, is hosting its seventh consecutive event at the Sofi Stadium. The family-friendly four-hour event will allow guests to play with their own laser toys on an inflatable obstacle course. Tickets are $45; buy them here.
When: Saturday, July 2 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Sofi Stadium, 3919 Pincay Dr., Inglewood, 90305

Sunday, July 3

Fourth of July Weekend at Sixty Hotel (Beverly Hills): Ella at Sixty Hotel is hosting a brunch and rooftop pool party. Stop by and enjoy drinks, bites, and music. Make your reservations here, and visit the spot for their extended pool hours the following day.
When: Sunday, July 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Sixty Hotel, 9360 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90212

The Hideout – Pool Party (Beverly Hills): Nothing says Happy Fourth of July like a popping pool party. Join Wicked Paradise for their Hideout Pool Party featuring Spanish Tech House. Tickets range between $10 to $300; find out more here.
When: Sunday, July 3 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: SLS Hotel, 465 South La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 90048

Photo: Courtesy of Mondrian Los Angeles

SuperSecret Pool Party at Skybar (WeHo): If you haven't been to one of the SuperSecrets monthly parties over the past few years, come check out one of the most fun, happiest and dance-loving communities in L.A. Head to Skybar for an epic pool party this Independence Day weekend. Enjoy sweeping views of the Los Angeles poolside and DJ sets. Make your reservations here.
When: Sunday, July 3 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Skybar at the Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Monday, July 4

Fourth of July Block Party (Palisades Village): Palisades Village is pleased to present a lively 4th of July Block Party. The event will feature live musical entertainment, fun photo moments, star-spangled crafts, face painting, balloon art, and more. This party is complimentary and open to the public.
When: Monday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Swarthmore Avenue at Palisades Village, 15225 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, 90272

Orlove's Annual 4th of July Pool Party & BBQ (WeHo): Orlove is taking over the Skybar for a holiday party and BBQ. Dress in your best swim apparel and enjoy music, cocktails, light bites, and more. Tickets start at $25; grab yours here.
When: Monday, July 4 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Skybar at the Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Independence Day at Melrose Rooftop Theatre (WeHo): Celebrate Independence Day in style at the Melrose Rooftop Theatre. Guests can either enjoy the movie or take part in the spot's Dinner + Movie experience which features a three-course dinner. Tickets for the 21+ event start at $35 and the special offering is $65; purchase your tickets here.
When: Monday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Melrose Rooftop Theatre, 603 North La Cienega Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Cinespia Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Hollywood): Celebrate the Fourth of July with a screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off at the iconic location. After the film, guests can watch the fireworks. There will also be snacks, music by a live DJ, a free photo booth, and more. Tickets are between $rom20 to $44; buy them here.
When: Monday, July 4 from 9 p.m. to 11:55 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90038

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