All SoCal Events


‘KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’ ‘KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’
Mar. 24, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

The California Science Center welcomes the largest King Tut exhibition ever in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the tomb discovery. Boasting more than 150 artifacts from the pharaoh’s tomb, 40 percent of the items will be traveling…




‘Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World’ ‘Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World’
Mar. 27, 2018 - Sep. 9, 2018

Find over 200 rare artifacts at this new exhibition examining the cultural and artistic connection between Greece, Rome and the…




“Leonard Bernstein at 100” “Leonard Bernstein at 100”
Apr. 26, 2018 - Sep. 2, 2018

Making its West Coast debut, explore the most comprehensive retrospective of world-renowned American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein (Candide, West Side Story). The traveling exhibition will showcase over…




Eat/See/Hear Eat/See/Hear
May. 5, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018

Traveling outdoor movie-event series, presented by Showtime, boasts the largest outdoor inflatable screen on the West Coast, as well as food trucks and…




“In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art” “In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art”
May. 6, 2018 - Sep. 9, 2018

Explore more than 125 Iranian works of art in a variety of mediums at this ground-breaking exhibition at the…




YNK’s Final Menu YNK’s Final Menu
May. 9, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2018

Orange County bar YNK launches its final menu that celebrates Tiki culture by way of Polynesia. Fear not, the beloved bar plans to pop up elsewhere in the future. Enjoy playful versions of the classic island drinks, including…




“Rick Bartow: Things You Know Cannot Explain” “Rick Bartow: Things You Know Cannot Explain”
May. 12, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

Transcending the notions of Western and Native art, explore the first major retrospective of contemporary artist Rick Bartow. The American artist, and member of the…




“Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary” “Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary”
May. 20, 2018 - Aug. 26, 2018

The Getty Research Institute and the Wende Museum of the Cold War have joined forces to explore a time in…




Barnsdall Art Park: Friday Night Wine Tastings Barnsdall Art Park: Friday Night Wine Tastings
May. 25, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2018

Sip wine and picnic in the heart of Hollywood every Friday night this summer at this 10th annual wine tasting fundraiser. For opening night, held in conjunction with the…




“The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited” “The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited”
Jun. 1, 2018 - Sep. 2, 2018

See puppets including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog and Bert and Ernie at the Skirball’s new exhibition devoted to…




"Epic Tales from Ancient India" "Epic Tales from Ancient India"
Jun. 9, 2018 - Sep. 3, 2018

Featuring more than 90 works of art from the Museum’s world-renowned Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Indian paintings, the exhibition is arranged by larger-than-life narratives based on…




OC Parks Summer Concert Series OC Parks Summer Concert Series
Jun. 21, 2018 - Aug. 23, 2018

Rock out to popular local and national artists at this outdoor concert series on Thursday nights. Save your spot on the grass and then grab some grub from the food trucks or drinks from…




Silver Lake Picture Show Silver Lake Picture Show
Jun. 21, 2018 - Sep. 13, 2018

Heading into its 7th summer season, this outdoor film series screens feature films alongside short films made by…




Summer Concert Series at Pete’s Sunset Grille Summer Concert Series at Pete’s Sunset Grille
Jun. 22, 2018 - Sep. 29, 2018

Come get your groove and your grub on at local hotspot Pete’s Sunset Grille, where guests and locals alike can enjoy down-home themed menus and free live concerts with SoCal’s top bands every…




International Summer Organ Festival International Summer Organ Festival
Jun. 25, 2018 - Sep. 3, 2018

Come to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion for a series of concerts designed to demonstrate the sound of the historic 1914 Spreckels Organ—the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world. This year’s lineup includes…




Festival of Arts Fine Art Show Festival of Arts Fine Art Show
Jul. 5, 2018 - Sep. 1, 2018

See a breathtaking showcase for artists and art lovers at California’s longest-running outdoor fine art exhibition featuring works by 140 juried artists. The Festival of Arts includes a wide variety of media such as…




“African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies” “African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies”
Jul. 7, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

See a celebration of Africa’s artistry and boundless creativity, captured with photographs and film covering the last 15 years in over 45 African countries by renowned artists…




Pageant of the Masters: "Under the Sun" Pageant of the Masters: "Under the Sun"
Jul. 7, 2018 - Sep. 1, 2018

Arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world, you will be amazed by 90 minutes of tableaux vivants (“living pictures”). In the incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, real people pose to look exactly like…




The District at Tustin Legacy’s Summer Nights The District at Tustin Legacy’s Summer Nights
Jul. 7, 2018 - Aug. 25, 2018

Looking for something to do with friends and family this summer? Enjoy live music under the stars every Saturday when The District at Tustin Legacy kicks off its Summer Nights concert series. Experience top talent bands and…




LACMA 3D Double Vision Exhibition LACMA 3D Double Vision Exhibition
Jul. 15, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2019

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) just opened its 3D: Double Vision exhibition offers a survey of the history of 3D artwork, tackling the nature of perception and our relationship with the technology that creates the images. See website for hours and ticket prices. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. lacma.org




“Barefoot in the Park” “Barefoot in the Park”
Jul. 28, 2018 - Sep. 2, 2018

Fresh off a honeymoon at the Plaza Hotel, free-spirited Corie and her buttoned-down husband Paul find themselves struggling to adjust to married life in their run-down New York walk-up in this…




“Much Ado About Nothing” “Much Ado About Nothing”
Aug. 12, 2018 - Sep. 16, 2018

Three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall makes her triumphant return as director to the Summer Shakespeare Festival theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies…




“Seize the King” “Seize the King”
Aug. 21, 2018 - Sep. 16, 2018

Playwright Will Power’s world-premiere play is a five-person, full-throttle reinterpretation of…




“The Phantom of the Opera” “The Phantom of the Opera”
Aug. 23, 2018 - Sep. 2, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” featuring new….




U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Aug. 31, 2018 - Sep. 3, 2018

Over 300 tons of sand will be dumped on Broadway Pier for 12 master sculptors to work with as they compete for…