L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Mickey & Friends Holiday Village to Vulture Festival and More

From Pickwick Vintage Fashion to Rooftop Cinema Club and more events!

Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939 Exhibit (DTLA): Union Station is showcasing a year-long temporary exhibit called Chinatown 1880 to 1939. The exhibition invites guests into the center of this once vibrant community of families, businesses and associations through historic photographs, oral history recordings and augmented reality.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Fall 2024
Where: Los Angeles Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., L.A., 90012

The Breeders' Cup (Santa Anita): The Breeders' Cup World Championships is the two-day, 14-race, year-end culmination that every horse, jockey, trainer, and owner across the globe has in their sights, with $31M at stake in purses and awards. Various ticket packages are available, with tickets starting at $50. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit here.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 4 at 9 a.m.
Where: Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Dr., Arcadia, 91007

TrollsFest (Century City): Celebrate the new Trolls movie, "Trolls Band Together", at the Westfield Century City Mall. Guests will step into the world of music, dance and adventure as the Trolls come together for a colorful music festival. TrollsFest will offer an array of activities and experiences that will transport attendees right into the heart of the Trolls universe. Fans will experience mini-golf, various photo opportunities with the Trolls costume characters, and much more!
When: Friday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Nov.5
Where: Westfield Century City Mall, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Bloom x Vita Coco Melrose Ave Pop-Up (WeHo): Bloom Nutrition and Vita Coco have teamed up to put on a two-day "Wellness Wonderland" pop-up. Guests can expect photo booth/photo moments, a mocktail bar, lounge spaces, and more. The event is open to the public.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 8425 Melrose Ave., WeHo, 90069

Disney's Mickey & Friends Holiday Village' Experience (Venice): To kick off the holiday season, Disney is hosting an immersive pop-up marketplace, "Mickey & Friends Holiday Village." The shoppable experience will feature products from over 70 noteworthy collections including Baublebar, Forever 21 and more. The experience also includes a post office and holiday house. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 5 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 606 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

In Todo Craft Fair (DTLA): In Todo will return with the third installment of their Holiday Craft Fair. Get an early start to your holiday shopping plus support 120+ artists and makers. From fashion and footwear to homegoods and plants, this pop-up will feature products created by BIPOC vendors. Tickets range from $10 to $15; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m.
Where: Frankie L.A., 300 South Mission Road, L.A., 90033

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

Vulture Festival (Hollywood): Vulture Festival is back for its 10th year in a row! The pop culture spectacle will feature various panels table reads, cast reunions, and unique surprises as only Vulture can create. Curated by the editorial team, this year's Vulture Festival includes everything from an acting class from Henry Winkler, a holiday sing-a-long with Matt Rogers, superlatives with Weird Al, art talking with Sharon Stone and Jerry Saltz, Billy Porter receiving Vulture's Honorary Degree, getting gayotic with MUNA and Meg Stalter, and more – there is something at Vulture Festival for everyone. See the full lineup here and grab your tickets here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 12 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: L.A.

Rick Castro Forever (Hollywood): The exhibition at Hollywood Forever will display 87 of Castro's most captivating photographs from 1986 through 2022, curated by Hollywood Forever's President Tyler Cassity. The 87 works feature mask wearing as well as portraits of different figures related to Hollywood Forever. The free and open to the public exhibition will reflect themes of love, melancholy, meditation and remembrance with inclusions of masks images as an offering for Día de Los Muertos.
When: Now through Thursday, Nov. 30
Where: The Hollywood Columbarium at Hollywood Forever, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, 90038

Thursday, Nov. 2

Speedy Ortiz with BATHS, and GracieHorse (Echo Park): Speedy Ortiz will be performing their highly awaited and highly praised album Rabbit Rabbit at the iconic venue. They will be supported by BATHS and GracieHorse. Tickets are $16; purchase them here.
When: Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Echo, 1822 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90026

Friday, Nov. 3

Rooftop Cinema Club- 13 Going On 30 Screening (Arts District): Enjoy the ultimate open-air cinema experience in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Atop the 4th floor terrace of Level, this is the perfect place for cinema at cityscape. Watch the film, "13 Going On 30". Tickets start at $19.50 for a seat. Purchase tickets here.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

Saturday, Nov. 4

Pickwick Vintage Show (DTLA): Shop from over 50 local vendors at this month's Pickwick Vintage Show. The vintage show will feature products like clothing, accessories, jewelry and more. Tickets start at $10; buy them here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

Sunday, Nov. 5

UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital's 24th Annual Party on the Pier (Santa Monica): For its 24th year, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital's annual 'Party on the Pier' will be returning. The experience will include unlimited access to rides, carnival games, and more. Tickets for carnival games and experiences sold separately. This is a cashless event; only cards will be accepted.
When: Sunday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90401

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Disney+ "The Santa Clauses" Winter Wonderland (Century City): Season 2 of the Disney+ Original series "The Santa Clauses," is bringing Christmas to town! Celebrate the series at the Westfield Century City Mall's upcoming Winter Wonderland activation. Check out Santa's sleigh, his life size snow globe and his elves' "Polar Rink" performance.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Westfield Century City Mall, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

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