Things to Do in Los Angeles This Weekend (June 23, 2023 – June 25, 2023)
VidCon Anaheim, the annual flagship event that brings together fans and top digital creators from YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and more, will kick off at the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend. $85+; Friday – Saturday; Anaheim Convention Center – 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802
Chef Najat Kaanache will be joining The Aster Rooftop for the June edition of the Food as Art series! An immersive pop-up culinary experience led by Moroccan guest Chef Najat Kaanache, guests will embark on a journey to Morocco with plates inspired by her travels, offering a bold spirit, vibrant plating, and standout flavors. $185 (nonmember) and $150 (member), +$80 (wine pairing); Friday – Sunday, 6 – 9:00 pm; 1717 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.962.1717
We’ve got your ultimate guide to LA Pride and WeHo Pride. Show your solidarity and support, and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community with colorful parades, drag brunches, concerts, pop-ups, and more! Love is Love!
Here in LA, booze and brunch go together like peas and carrots. Whether you want Waffles, Eggs, or Avocado Toast, nothing complements your meal like an ice-cold cocktail, especially if that glass is endless. But where can you find these brunches with bottomless cocktails and tasty bites? Don’t stress; I got you. I’m here to give you a list of the best bottomless brunches in Los Angeles. So all you have to do is grab a cute brunch outfit and your date, and get ready to indulge in fun, good food, and drinks. Cheers!
Cinemauto is partnering with the county of Los Angeles, Holly J. Mitchell, and Parks + Recreation, to bring a free interdisciplinary two-part cultural experience, exploring creativity in the intersection of nature, the outdoors, and the communities missing from the conversation through a community event. They’re transforming the GREAT LAWN at Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park into an alternative art space exploring multiple genres through various cultural pillars offering outdoor experiences. They’ll present a film screening of Real Women Have Curves, thematic, DJ set, digital art, and educational workshops + activities. Free; Saturday, 12 – 3:00 pm (FREE workshops are reserved for neighborhood residents) and 5 – 9:00 pm (FREE event open to all); Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park – 905 E El Segundo Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90059
Spend an evening under the stars with LA’s top celebrity chefs and restaurants. Hollywood Under the Stars is a preliminary culinary event hosted by Paramount Studios to raise money for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels. The evening features live entertainment and mouthwatering food from such popular LA restaurants as Hank’s, Qué Padre, Alexander’s Steakhouse, and Georgia’s Restaurant. $250 – $5,000 (use code HUTS23 for 10% off); 6/24, 6:30 pm; Paramount Pictures – 5515 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038; 323.956.1777
The LA comedy show, bringing you some of the best comics in town, with no drink minimum or maximum, is back! Hosted by two of my favorite comedians, @MarinaQuin & @jackiegold, Whiskey N Donuts is one of the funniest (and cheapest) comedy experiences around. Free; Saturday, 7:00 pm; followed by karaoke; The Good Nite – 10721 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Biite Club and RE:Her invite guests to BYOB (bring your own bibs) for a Caribbean Summer Seafood Boil with Rashida Holmes. Casa Vega will host this seafood boil with a West Indian twist featuring clams, peel-and-eat shrimp, snow crab, Moo’s Craft BBQ Szechwan andouille sausage, Casa Vega corn on the cob, cocktails, and more! 10% of proceeds will be donated to RE:Her. $120; Sunday, 12 – 4:00 pm; 13301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Calling all cocktail lovers! Art Beyond the Glass is back, and over 100 of LA’s top bartenders will wow you with their cocktails and flair as you eat, drink, enjoy live music, and shop in the art gallery and marketplace. Proceeds benefit Outfest and ARAR. $55; Sunday, 3 – 7:00 pm; Catch One – 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019; 323.737.1159