Los Angeles Weekend Events Roundup June 6-9

The weekly Bungalow Night Market in Santa Monica starts June 6.

Pride events, summer launches, National Rosé Day and more: There’s lots to celebrate in L.A. this weekend. Here are our top Los Angeles weekend event picks for June 6-9.

Edited by Alicia Luchak.

EVENTS

Bungalow Night Market
Starts June 6. The weekend starts early this summer at the Bungalow, located at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. Every Thursday through the fall, the Santa Monica hotspot right across the street from the beach will be capping off the week right with food trucks, family-friendly outdoor seating, live DJs, and a cozy string-light illuminated atmosphere. 5-10 p.m. Free. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. thebungalow.com

 

 

Contemporary Crafts Market
June 7-9. More than 200 artisans will be on site exhibiting and selling their custom creations of functional, wearable and decorative art at this 35th annual event. Shop one-of-a-kind furnishings, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, blown glass and more available for purchase. F-Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $8 GA; children 12 and under, free. visitpasadena.com

 

 

First Fridays
June 7. See a whole new side of the Natural History Museum at this monthly after-hours series with bands, DJs, cocktails, food trucks and science discussions. This month, learn about earthquakes and groove to Gavin Turek. See website for schedule and ticket prices. 900 Exposition Blvd., Exposition Park, 213.763.3466. nhm.org

 

 

 

Inner-City Arts’ Summer on Seventh 
June 8. Relish a night full of art installations, live music on a rooftop, studio tours, great food and refreshments. What makes the evening even more enjoyable? Knowing that proceeds support equal access to arts education for the underserved L.A. kids and teens. 6 p.m-midnight. $55-$110. 720 Kohler St., downtown. Tickets

 

 

 

L.A. Pride Festival
June 8-9.  West Hollywood’s annual festival feting the LGBTQ+ community and their allies features a block party and concerts by headliners Meghan Trainor and Years & Years. The weekend kicks off with a free outdoor concert by Paula Abdul. The Pride Parade, which travels along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, attracts thousands of spectators. See website for complete schedule. West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.969.8302. lapride.org

 

SPONSORED
Father’s Day BBQ & Brews

Upcoming | June 16. Treat your dad to a one-of-a-kind experience this Father’s Day. Enjoy BBQ & Brews from a 1000 feet up! Chow down with an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet.  Watch the final round of the PGA US Open, the Dodgers vs. Cubs, and try your luck at a Street Swings Golf games. The BBQ & Brews Package also includes eight beer samplings, unlimited soft drinks, souvenir taster and a ride on the Skyslide. (Kids ages 5-12 get unlimited rides.) Noon-6 p.m. $35-60. 633 W. 5th St., downtown. Tickets

 

FOOD + DRINK

Bon Temps
Opens June 7. Chef Lincoln Carson’s new modern California brasserie in the Arts District is the Michael Mina Group and Superba veteran’s first solo restaurant. The dinner menu includes an extensive raw bar selection alongside a range of canapés and Carson’s takes on French fare. F-Sa 5:30-10:30 p.m., Su-Th 5:30-10 p.m.; closed Tuesdays. 712 S. Santa Fe Ave., downtown. bontempsla.com

 

 

Eataly’s Summer Weekends 
Starts June 7. The Italian-style marketplace kicks off a season of cooking classes, wine tastings, walking tours and more. With a wood-burning grill, fresh ingredients, craft signature cocktails and a bloody mary bar, Eataly’s rooftop restaurant Terra has all of the fixings to be the ultimate summer brunch spot. See website for schedule. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City. eataly.com

 

 

Milk Bar Cake Class
June 7. Sip and snack while you learn how to bake and decorate a signature Milk Bar confetti birthday cake and cake truffles at this Pride-themed event. What you bake is yours to take home. Proceeds benefit AIDS Healthcare Foundation. 7-9 p.m. $95. 7150 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. Tickets

 

 

 

National Rosé Day
June 8. Go grab a glass (or bottle) at Same Same, renowned for its spicy Thai food and fine wine. In honor of the “holiday,” the popular Silver Lake gem will be serving Capitelles des Feres rosé bottles for $22. Or peruse the carefully curated wine list to pair nicely with their flavorful menu. 2835 W. Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake. 213.273.8424. samesamethai.com 

 

 

Russ and Daughters Pop-Up
June 8. Get a taste of the wildly popular family-owned bagel and cured fish shop from New York. The pop-up at The Rose in Venice will be serving up some of Russ and Daughters’ one-of-a-kind dishes such as scrambled eggs with caviar and chocolate babka French toast. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (or until the food runs out). 220 Rose Ave., Venice. 310.399.0711. russanddaughters.com

 

 

ARTS + CULTURE

Indecent
Now Playing. This Tony winner from Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel tells the true story of the passionate artists who risked their lives to perform a groundbreaking piece of theater, Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance. See website for show times and ticket prices. Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave., Downtown, 213.628.2772. centertheatregroup.org

 

 

Phantom of the Opera
Opens June 6. Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic returns to L.A. with new staging, choreography and scenic design. The cast and orchestra of 52 breathe new life into the beloved story and score. See website for show times and ticket prices. Hollywood Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.468.1770. hollywoodpantages.com

 

 

Playboy Jazz Festival
June 8-9. This year’s lineup features Kool & the Gang, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Angelique Kidjo, Sheila E., Boz Scaggs and more. Comedian George Lopez hosts. 3 p.m. See website for ticket prices. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

 

 

 

Photos: Bungalow Night Market courtesy The Bungalow. Contemporary Crafts Market courtesy @contemporarycraftsmarket/Instagram. First Fridays courtesy @nhmla/Instagram. LA Pride Festival courtesy @lapride/Instagram. Milk Bar Baking Class courtesy Milk Bar. Inner-City Arts’ Summer on Seventh courtesy @innercityartsLA/Facebook. Father’s Day BBQ & Brews by Skyspace. Bon Temps courtesy @bontemps.la/Instagram. Eataly’s Summer Weekends courtesy Eataly. National Rosé Day courtesy Same Same. Russ and Daughters courtesy @Russanddaughters/Instagram. “Indecent” by T. Charles Erickson. “Phantom of the Opera” courtesy @hollywoodpantagestheatre/Instagram. Playboy Jazz Festival courtesy @hollywoodbowl/Instagram.

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