Explore LA: As the Temps Heat Up, So Does the Free Fun | July 8–14

free concert at CicLAvia

Summer is in full swing and there are loads of fun ways to fill these longer days. From concerts and festivals to guided sunset hikes and yoga, here is a sampling of free events happening this week.

Wednesday, July 10 

  • Join a museum guide and park ranger for a sunset tour in and around the Griffith Observatory during a Sunset Walk & Talk from 7:55–8:55pm. 

Thursday, July 11

  • Spend an evening enjoying Opera at the Shore as the Marina del Rey Symphony performs live to Phantom of the Opera starting at 7pm. 
  • Swing through South Pasadena for the next edition of their Summer Concerts in the Park featuring The Wiseguys Big Band Machine from 6–8pm.
  • Head to Hammer Museum for KCRW Summer Nights, a summer concert series, this time featuring Pavo Pavo. Festivities begin at 6:30pm. 

Saturday, July 13

Saturday, July 13 

Saturday, July 13 through Sunday, July 14

  • Celebrate the vibrant cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands during the Lotus Day Festival in Echo Park from 12–9pm, featuring all-ages activities, food, and live entertainment.