L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Just Like Heaven Music Festival to Mother's Day Events, and More

Plus, Health-Ade hits a home run with the L.A. Dodgers!

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

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Dine L.A. (Multiple Locations): Foodies, it's here! Score food and drink deals for $15 and up while exploring our city's culinary scene during Dine L.A.'s annual event. Participating eateries include first-timers 1917 Wine Bar + Bistro, Eataly, and many more. See the full roster and book reservations here.
When: Now through Friday, May 12
Where: Multiple Locations

Mother's Day Outdoor Co-Creation Event (Glendale): Over at The Americana at Brand, at the Cobblestone by the Fountain, join Golden Goose for a special outdoor celebration where guests will have an opportunity to shop the latest from the brand and discover the Golden world through co-creation, an exclusive experience with artisans to personalize sneakers and turn them into customized works of art.
When: Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Ste 330, Glendale, 91210

Mother's Day Wine Tasting + Brunch (DTLA): 1917 Wine Bar + Bistro is giving Mother's the gift they really want for their holiday, wine! They are offering a Mother's Day Wine Pairing that features a four-course menu paired with some of the best wines in the Riboli Family Wines portfolio. Guests can make their reservations for the 21+ weekend experience here for $85.
When: Saturday, May 13 through Sunday, May 14
Where: 1917 Wine Bar + Bistro, 737 Lamar St., L.A., 90031

Paramount Showcase FYC Pop-Up (Hollywood): Paramount will be hosting a pop-up showcase that will offer fans an immersive experience with interactive rooms based on the network's hit shows. Featured activations include Yellowstone, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, and many more. Fans can get a head start and register for the event here.
When: Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Athletic Club, 6525 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90028

Bob Marley "One Love Experience" (Hollywood): Produced by the Marley family and Terrapin Station Entertainment, the Bob Marley One Love Experience is now open to the public. The multi-room exhibit features the entire Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Bob Marley Archive which includes photographs, vinyls, and more memorabilia. Tickets start at $20; buy them here.
When: Now through Sunday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ovation Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028

World of Barbie® in Los Angeles (Santa Monica): Experience the world of your favorite toy, Barbie®. This interactive exhibit gives guests the chance to live out their life-size Barbie® dream. Visit the Dreamhouse, Fashion Studio, Theater, Museum and more. Adult tickets start at $35. Purchase your admission here.
When: Now through Friday, June 30
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., St. 196, Santa Monica, 90401

Stranger Things: The Experience (Montebello): Hawkins is coming to Los Angeles for the first time! Netflix and Fever have teamed up to create a new immersive experience inspired by the Stranger Things universe. Visit the infamous Hawkins Lab and the Upside Down. Tickets are limited and prices will start at $49 per person and can be booked here.
When: Now through Sunday, Nov. 5
Where: 1345 North Montebello Blvd., Montebello, 90640

Thursday, May 11

Quinteto Astor Piazzolla at CAP UCLA (Westwood): The Latin Grammy-winning ensemble Quinteto Astor Piazzolla is coming to UCLA for a special performance. Don't miss the group's first performance at Royce Hall! Tickets start at $39; buy them here.
When: Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m.
Where: Royce Hall, UCLA, 10745 Dickson Court, L.A., 90095

Friday, May 12

Pamper Me Fashion Show (El Segundo): Treat your mom to a night all about her with Tapizon's Pamper Me fashion show featuring local vendors and a culinary debut from Tapizon's new Chef De Cuisine, Leandro Watarai! Chef Watarai will be debuting a spectacular four course meal served with wine all weekend long for only $48 per person! Pamper your mom to an evening of fashion with styles from local boutique, Frocks & Rocks, beauty and selfcare from Stacy Kaine, and jewelry by Auradela. Following the fashion show, Tapizon will be open to the public for dancing and drinks with live music from DJ Rob, starting at 9:00 pm
When: Friday, May 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Tapizon Restaurant, 450 Main St., El Segundo, 90245

Health-Ade x Dodgers "A Home Run for Your Gut" (Elysian Park): The beverage brand Health-Ade was made with the purpose to improve digestion while boosting your energy, mood, and immunity. This year, they released their kombucha in cans, which are available throughout the Dodger Stadium, and a delicious 'Pink Lady Apple' mocktail is served up at the speakeasy. As the official kombucha partner for the L.A. Dodgers, Health-Ade is taking over the game against the Padres. Learn more about the brand here and don't forget to order you Health-Ade at the game!
When: Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., L.A., 90012

Saturday, May 13

Mother's Day Market at Kiff Kafe (West L.A.): Kiff Kafe is hosting a 'Mother's Day Market' in collaboration with Fair Trade L.A. Guests can shop for sustainable, ethical, and fair trade products from cultural artists. Plus, the first 50 people will receive free swag bags with products worth $50. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Kiff Kafe, 12229 West Pico Blvd., L.A., 90064

Casa Madera Launches Brunch (WeHo): Casa Madera is thrilled to welcome guests for their very own weekend brunch. The brunch will offer a wide variety of sweet and savory brunch-exclusive menu items including Poppy Seed Pancakes, Churro French Toast, Salsa Verde, Eggs, and Huevos Rancheros.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Where: Casa Madera, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Ex Nihilo Mother's Day Shopping Event (Hollywood): Smell that? It's mom's new swoon-worthy, signature scent. Parisian perfumer Ex Nihilo is hosting a bespoke Mother's Day shopping event at its iconic blue flagship store, located in L.A.'s coolest neighborhood, the Sycamore District. Guests can create custom bouquets and enjoy complimentary fragrance bottle engraving by Sugey Iribe with any fragrance purchase between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. The event will also feature refreshments by United Sodas. Make mom feel like the queen she is with Ex Nihilo's intoxicating Vesper Glitz fragrance inspired by Paris nights, or My Sweetest Morphine, an elegant olfactory bouquet of lilac, mimosa, and rose.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Ex Nihilo, 926 N. Sycamore Ave., Suite 103, L.A., 90038

Day of Black Docs at AFI (Hollywood Hills): Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers (BADWest) announces the in-person return of its 16th annual signature fundraising event–Day of Black Docs. Moderated by film critic and journalist Tim Cogshell, the day-long event will include screenings of films that depict the Black experience, as well as panel discussions and Q&As with the filmmakers. Tickets are available for one ($15) or both ($25) blocks and reserved seating tickets are available for $50. Purchase them here.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: American FIlm Institute, 2021 North Western Ave., L.A., 90027

Just Like Heaven (Pasadena): Enjoy a throwback lineup of indie bands, DJs, and singers at Just Like Heaven Festival. Headliners Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be joined by MGMT. They will be joined by Future Islands, Empire of the Sun, M83, and many more, along with a special performance from the recently reunited NYC band The Walkmen. GA passes start at $149 + fees and VIP passes start at $369 + fees.
When: Saturday, May 13 at 12 p.m.
Where: Brookside At The Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemont Ave., Pasadena, 91103

Palm Tree Music Festival (Dana Point): Palm Tree Crew is bringing its tropical-inspired festival series to the sands of Doheny State Beach. Festival headliners include Kygo, Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo, and more. Learn more here.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Doheny State Beach, 25300 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 92629

Jared's Epic Blaster Battle (Inglewood): Jared's Epic Blaster Battle is back with it's the largest and most incredible foam blaster battle of all time! Tickets include entry to participate in a 4 hour series of more than 15 amazing foam flinging battles, exclusive merchandise, collectibles, and more. General Admission is $44.99; buy your pass here.
When: Saturday, May 13 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: SoFi Stadium, 1001 Stadium Dr., Inglewood, 90301

Sunday, May 14

Big Ghia Bake Sale (Beachwood Canyon): Big Ghia is hosting a Big Bake Sale to help the Downtown Women's Center. Local chefs like Julia Sherman and Zach Hall will be selling their baked goods for purchase. Tickets are $45; and guests can purchase them here.
When: Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 5921 Canyon Cove, L.A., 90068

Mother's Day Brunch at Caldo Verde (DTLA): This Mother's Day, James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and renowned restaurateur Caroline Styne invite guests to celebrate the mother figure(s) in their life by indulging in Caldo Verde's festive brunch menu. Make your reservation here.
When: Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Caldo Verde, 1100 South Broadway, L.A., 90015

Tapizon's Bossa Nova Brunch with Mom (El Segundo): In honor of Mother's Day, Tapizon will be hosting a Mother's Day brunch with live bossa nova music from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Following Mother's Day brunch, Tapizon will also be having live reggae music from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Tapizon will offer their standard menu as well as a special four course meal with a glass of wine, crafted by Tapizon's new Chef De Cuisine, Leandro Watarai. This amazing special is offered all day for just $48!
When: Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Tapizon Restaurant, 450 Main St., El Segundo, 90245

Mother's Day Brunch at Hotel June (Westchester): Hotel June's signature poolside restaurant Caravan Swim Club will be serving a Mother's Day Brunch inspired by a trip up the coast. Guests can enjoy decadent Oaxacan Cinnamon Buns, spicy Cali Benedicts and more alongside fresh seasonal mimosas all enjoyed al fresco in one of the area's best patios. Make your reservation here.
When: Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Caravan Swim Club, 8639 Lincoln Blvd., L.A., 90045

Redbird Mother's Day Brunch + Dinner (DTLA): Redbird will be serving Mother's Day brunch ($65+ per person) and dinner ($75+ per person) prix-fixe menus in the Main Dining Room and Lounge at Redbird on Sunday May 14th. Kids' menus will also be available for those 10 and under for $21+ per person. Reserve your spot here.
When: Sunday, May 14
Where: Redbird, 114 East 2nd St., L.A., 90012

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