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Weekend roundup

June 8-11


L.A Pride in the Park

June 9 & 10. LA Pride in the Park returns headlined by Megan Thee Stallion and Mariah Carey. This year’s festival not only promises an array of food and beverages, bars, diverse local vendors and LGBTQ+ exhibitors, but also offers a substantial sober space, exciting sponsor giveaways and a designated area for the leather community. The newly introduced Trans Galleria will spotlight the creativity of LA’s trans community. Friday, at 3 p.m. Saturday, at 1 p.m. 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

Boat Cinema

Starts June 9. Experience the unique Boat Cinema at Castaic Lake this summer, featuring a mix of nautical-themed films and timeless classics. Rent a mini electric boat that seats up to five people ($199-$249) or watch from the beach ($15) with a great view of the sand-based screen. Along with beachside music, there are options for pre-ordered picnic or charcuterie boxes and even pizza delivery to your boat and canoe-based concessions. Friday-Sundays, starts at 8:15 p.m. 32132 Castaic Lake, Castaic. boatcinema.com

Rosé on Rose Wine Fest

June 10. Join the inaugural “Rosé on Rose” wine fest on National Rosé Day at Venice’s Rose Avenue. Enjoy the coastal ambiance with rosé tastings, music, art, games, vendors, photo ops and a disco recovery lounge. With a wristband, you gain access to rosé-themed specials, exclusive merchandise deals at Parachute and Yanapuma, wine flights from Venice Beach Wines and more. Part of the proceeds will support the Venice Family Clinic. Saturday, 12-5 p.m. and after party, 5-7 p.m. 551 Rose. Ct., Venice. Get Tickets Now

Food + Drinks

Capri Arrives in Eataly

Now Open. Eataly Los Angeles has permanently established its coastal Italian pop-up on the main shopping floor. Capri offers a Southern Italian dining experience with a menu that includes fresh seafood, traditional pasta, spritzes and regional wines. The new layout features a wine bar, a special crudo menu, a limoncello-focused beverage program and a guest chef series with some of the city’s top crudo chefs. Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles. eataly.com

La Lo La Rooftop

Now Open. Nestled on the 34th floor of the AC Hotel Downtown LA, La Lo La Rooftop is a Spanish restaurant offering a panoramic view of the city. Savor an array of cocktails and Spanish-style tapas, including gambas al ajillo and grilled skirt steak skewers, set amid lush greenery and cozy heated seating areas. To round off the meal, try the churros with dark chocolate ganache. Accompanying the dining experience is a rotating program of live music and DJs, adding to the vibrant ambiance. Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-12 a.m. 1260 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles. lalarooftop.com

Sunset Hours

Now Open. Paloma Venice invites you to celebrate Summer with their new Sunset Hours. Whether in the oasis lounge or at the bar, try their $10 bites and glasses of wine, or enjoy a crafted cocktail for $12. Tuesday-Friday, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. 600 Venice Blvd., Venice. paloma-venice.com

Arts + Culture

LA: In Dialogue

June 9-11. Join Broadway’s shining star, Bernadette Peters, known as Sondheim’s unrivaled muse, for an enchanting evening of song. She’ll perform from the award-winning Broadway shows and Grammy-recognized albums that have earned her acclaim. Friday and Saturday, at 8 p.m. Sunday, at 2 p.m. 300 E Green St, Pasadena. pasadenaplayhouse.org

Hotels + Shopping

Made with PRIDE Marketplace

Until End of June. Santa Monica Place, in collaboration with Streetlet, brings back Made with PRIDE Marketplace as part of the citywide SaMo PRIDE celebrations. It spotlights over 20 diverse LGBTQIA+ business owners, showcasing a unique range of goods and services rooted in Southern California. This year’s dynamic lineup includes new and returning vendors, representing a broad spectrum of ownership that spans women, Black, Latinx, AAPI, Indigenous and immigrant entrepreneurs. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica. santamonicaplace.com

Photo credit: Pride Marketplace l by SaMo Pride and ACE Agency. Capri by Alexis Fraser. Mariah and Stallion by L.A Pride. Cocktails by La Lo La Rooftop. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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