Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.
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Amboy x DTown Cheeseburger Pizza (Canoga Park): Try DTown's delicious new flavor. The Cheeseburger Pizza is made with DTown's 1946 Cheese Pizza, Amboy's quality burger meat, American cheese, caramelized onions, pickled peppers, and burger sauce.
When: Now through Tuesday, Aug. 15
Where: DTown Pizzeria at Topanga Social, 6600 CA-27, Canoga Park, 91303
19th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival (Hollywood): The Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will return for its 19th edition. Kicking off this week, the film festival will showcase the best and brightest short films from around the globe. This Year's festival features 4 Oscar-qualifying categories, Best of Fest Grand Prix, Best Live Action Short, Best Short Animation, Best Short Documentary. Find out more and purchase your passes here.
When: Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 20
Where: Multiple Locations
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 still hasn't been announced but stay tuned.
When: Friday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 13 & Friday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 20
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
Tickets: General Admission is $159 – $219; purchase yours here.
Hulu Presents 'Only Murders in the Building' Escape Room (Century City): In honor of season three of Hulu's "Only Murders in the Building" premier, The Escape Game will host a special themed room for this weekend in L.A. Hulu will transport guests into the world of Only Murders in the Building through a limited-time mystery experience. Fans will relive some of their favorite moments from the series, interact with familiar props, find Easter eggs for season three, and of course, solve mysteries. Guests can RSVP here!
When: Friday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: The Escape Game L.A., 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067
Benefit x Ulta Pop Up: Experience Your Lash FAN-tasy (Downey): The #1 Prestige mascara brand in the US, Benefit Cosmetics, is celebrating the launch of their brand New Fan Fest Mascara. Benefit x Ulta Pop Up to experience the product firsthand with our Bene-experts, capture content in our lash fan-tasy funhouse mirror with an exclusive AR filter and compete to win a pink ticket for the grand prize of $1k worth of Benefit's best-sellers! The event is free to the public!
When: Saturday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 13
Where: Ulta, 9020 Apollo Way, Downey, 90242
Prosperity Market's Black Business Scavenger Hunt (Multiple Locations): Prosperity Market is hosting its annual Black Business Scavenger Hunt. In honor of Black Business Month (August), Prosperity Market founders Kara Still and Carmen Dianne have created an interactive map with 75+ Black businesses across food, fashion, wellness, and entertainment, encouraging participants to visit and support local shops, cafes, galleries, and more. Participating businesses include Alta Adams, Bloom and Plume, High Fidelity, just to name a few. FInd out more here.
When: Now through Friday, Aug. 25
Where: Multiple Locations
Exclusive Wanderlust Flavor- Doc Brown Ice Cream (Canoga Park): Topanga Social culinary partner Wanderlust Creamery will be launching a special limited edition: "Doc Brown Ice Cream." Mad Lab Coffee Roaster's 50% Peru-washed and 50% Ethiopian beans giving nuances of chocolate, mulberry, and marshmallow against Wanderlust Creamery's classic rich butterfat custard ice cream.
When: Now through Wednesday, Aug. 30
Where: Wanderlust Creamery at Topanga Social, 6600 CA-27, Canoga Park, 91303
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 Monday, Sept. 4
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., St. 196, Santa Monica, 90401
The Friends Experience Pop-Up (Lakewood): The popular Friends Experience is heading to Long Beach for the summer. Fans of the hit show can revisit some of the series' most iconic moments with this interactive experience created by Original X Productions (OGX), Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group. Timed entry tickets are available starting at $30; buy yours here.
When: Now through Saturday, Sept. 16
Where: 4661 Silva St., Lakewood, 90712
Mastro's Ocean Club's Prix-Fixe Summer Menu (DTLA): Mastro's Ocean Club is now offering a prix-fixe summer menu for $80 per person available now until September 29. The multi-course menu features a choice of an appetizer such as: Lobster Bisque (+$10), Spicy Mambo Salad and Shrimp Cocktail, an entree such as the 16oz Double Cut Pork Chop, Petite Filet, Herb Roasted Branzino, a choice of two small sides including Black Truffle Butter Sautéed Wild Mushrooms and Creamed Corn, and a selection of dessert including the Personal Signature Warm Butter Cake. Check out the full menu here.
When: Now through Friday, Sept. 29
Where: Mastro's Ocean Club, 1200 South Figueroa St., L.A., 90015
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, Aug. 10
Mount Gay Mobile Rum Shop (Venice): Mount Gay Rum is celebrating the summer with a mobile rum shop in Venice Beach. Stop by and enjoy complimentary refreshing Mount Gay cocktails along with tasty snacks. Can't make it IRL? Not to worry! Mount Gay, in partnership with Cocktail Courier, is also offering a limited-edition Après the Day Cocktail Kit to cocktail enthusiasts to enjoy at their next at-home gathering.
When: Thursday, Aug. 10 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Belles Beach House, 24 Windward Ave., Venice, 90291
Grateful Grooves (Venice): Sip to the sounds of local Los Angeles musicians at Café Gratitude's monthly Grateful Grooves. Performing this week are local artists Samwyse and Brina Chaco. Make your reservations here.
When: Thursday, Aug. 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Café Gratitude, 512 Rose Ave., Venice, 90291
Sid The Cat Presents Kiltro, with Jamie Drake (Hollywood): Denver-based band Kiltro is performing their sophomore album Underbelly and the iconic Hollywood venue. Don't miss them and the opener Jamie Drake. Tickets are $18.99; purchase them here.
When: Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.
Where: Gold-Diggers, 5632 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90038
Friday, Aug. 11
PCH Movies & Moonlight Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Screening (Long Beach): 2ND & PCH is bringing back their family-friendly movie nights starting with a screening of "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish". 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 Urban Plates, Noble Bird Rotisserie and more.
When: Friday, July 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 2nd & PCH, 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90803
Saturday, Aug. 12
Glendale Fire & Police Department Pancake Breakfast (Glendale): The Americana at Brand, Caruso's retail, dining and entertainment destination, is hosting a special Pancake Breakfast on The Green benefitting the Glendale Police and Fire Departments. Attendees can stop by and enjoy breakfast along with family-friendly activities such as painting, balloon artists, music by Sophia Don, and more. Tickets are $20 per person for anyone over three years of age. All proceeds will benefit the Glendale Fire & Police Departments.
When: Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale 91210
Elephant Parade Exhibit Opening (Santa Monica): In celebration of World Elephant Day on August 12, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. and the Santa Monica Art Museum, in collaboration with the worldwide exhibition Elephant Parade®, are pleased to unveil an exhibit featuring a selection of handcrafted five-foot-tall elephant sculptures from the creative minds of entertainment icons including Katy Perry, Tiésto, Lily Tomlin, Khloé Kardashian, Cesar Millan and Oliver Benjamin. The opening day will have the six sculptures out for free public viewing. The Elephant Parade exhibit will remain on view at the museum through Friday, September 22.
When: Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Art Museum, 1219 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401
Pickwick Vintage Show (DTLA): The Pickwick Vintage Show is hosting their outdoor garden event. Guests can shop from over 65 local vintage vendors who will be selling clothing, jewelry and accessories. Entry is limited and reservations are required. Tickets start at $12; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021
Cool Fam Fest (Hollywood): Fashion Mamas is hosting its 2nd annual Cool Fam Fest. The event will feature a shopping station perfect to grab looks for the kiddos, delicious food and drinks from spots like Poppi and Sandra's Tacos. There will also be back-to-back DJ sets by Bella Ferrada, Lindsay Luv, Victoria Rawlins and Lani Love. Learn more and purchase tickets (kids are free!) here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 12 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Second Home Hollywood, 1370 North St Andrews Pl., L.A., 90028
Sunday, Aug. 13
Prime Video's 'Red, White & Royal Blue' (Multiple Locations): Prime Video film, "Red, White & Royal Blue," a show stopping, film-themed, double decker karaoke bus is going on a tour of L.A. Angelenos can hop on and party to a themed setlist perfectly tied to the film. The bus tour will kick off at Milk Bar where the iconic bakery will be handing out their delicious slices of "Birthday Cake" with a Red, White & Royal Blue makeover (while supplies last). The bus will then make its way over to Rocco's and Hamburger Mary's for additional stops of karaoke, giveaways, and more.
When: Sunday, Aug. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Milk Bar, 7150 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046
Rocco's, 8900 Santa Monica Blvd., WeHo, 90069
Hamburger Mary's, 8288 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90046