Say Goodbye to Summer, Hello to Fall with Free Fun Events

For the last month, we've curated and posted lists of events happening each week that are free of charge and full of fun. As we close out summer and head into fall, here is a list of free and fun happenings through the end of September, ending with CicLAvia's massive, free, and most musical event to date, Celebrate LA!: LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia.


September 19

Chill out tonight at Twilight on the Pier in Santa Monica for some serious Island Vibes. 6:30 p.m., 3 acts, 4 stages: steel drums and reggae for all.

September 21

Tonight, celebrate the legendary music of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane at Jazz @ LACMA. Trane Stories will perform a mix of “lyric, poetry, and spoken word as well as Coltrane’s music” starting tonight at 6 p.m.

September 23

Come say hi to the CicLAvia Team and check out tasty new offerings today at Smorgasburg LA at the Alameda Produce Market in DTLA from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 26

Enjoy the sunset and some captivating Eclectic Indie at Twilight on the Pier in Santa Monica starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight.

September 28 

Tonight at 6 p.m., award-winning vocalist Janis Mann closes out the Jazz @ LACMA series for the season. Described as "one of the most authentic and pure jazz voices working today," Janis is known for her ”spontaneity, swing and a bit of sass.”

And finally…

Drumroll please…

September 30

Our big event, Celebrate LA!: LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia: In this special 8-mile CicLAvia in honor of the LA Philharmonic’s 100-year anniversary, the route will stretch from Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Hollywood Bowl, with over a thousand musicians, artists, dancers, and family activities. Streets will close to motorized vehicles and open to people from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Learn more and plan your Celebrate LA! day by visiting the event page:

Hope to see you there!