Free, Fun Ways to Explore LA Heading into Memorial Day Weekend | May 20–27

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Celebrate bike month and the unofficial start of summer with these free, fun events happening around town.

Wednesday, May 22

  • Kick off UCLA's Centennial Celebration with music from KCRW DJ Jason Bentley, the UCLA marching band, games, food trucks, an appearance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and opportunity to see City Hall drenched in blue and gold light at Grand Park from 6:30–8:30pm. (P.S. CicLAvia is thrilled to partner with UCLA on our annual Heart of LA route. Stay tuned...)

  • Head to Mid City to unwind with sunset yoga in the garden, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7pm, at The Underground Museum.

Thursday, May 23

  • Join CicLAvia's Executive Director, Romel Pascual, and leaders across industries exploring ideas on how to change how we move and live during Ford's City of Tomorrow Symposium in DTLA. RSVP required.

Saturday, May 25

  • Grab some friends and stroll through Artists and Fleas, a free fair offering a line-up of art, design, food, and vintage merchandise. Find them at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Westminster in Venice Beach from 11am–4:30pm.

Sunday, May 26

  • Head to Spread the Zine, a free workshop offering insight into how to make your own zine from 1–3pm at the California African American Museum.  

And if you're looking to take a staycation and hit a bike path this Memorial Day weekend, here's a great list of options from our friends at LAist.