Explore LA: The Fun Marches On with a Host of Free Events

Saint Patrick's Day

From kites to kilts to sunset hikes, here are some fun ways to explore LA without spending a dime. 

March 11

  • Head to the Redondo Beach Pier for the annual Festival of the Kite. Come to watch, or stay to participate in competitions like the highest flying kite. 

March 13

  • Join a museum guide and Park Ranger for a sunset tour in and around the Griffith Observatory. Sunset Walk & Talk tours take place from 6:45–7:45pm.

March 14

March 16

  • Stop by from 2:00–9:45pm to gaze at the moon, stars, and far away galaxies during the Griffith Observatory’s monthly Public Star Parties
  • Help heal the environment with Heal the Bay during their Nothin’ But Sand beach cleanup from 10am–12pm.

March 16 + 17

  • Celebrate LA's wild side at NHMLA’s LA Nature Fest! Talk with scientists, build your own birdhouse, and learn more about the nature around us. Free for Members or with paid admission.

March 17