Summer may be coming to an end, but there are still plenty of fun, free things to do in and around Los Angeles this week! Enjoy our curated list.
Get on out there and enjoy this beautiful city! Here are some fun free things around town the week of September 3, 2018.
Looking for things to do that won't cost you a penny? Here's CicLAvia's roundup of free events happening through Labor Day 2018.
Below is this week's roundup of free, fun events across Los Angeles from the CicLAvia Team.
Your guide to free events around town from your friends at CicLAvia.
by Dana Variano, Digital Manager
I took a walk over to the Alex Theatre on Brand Blvd in Glendale this morning. I wanted to take a closer look at one of the neighborhood’s landmarks, and I’m glad I did. The theatre’s exterior is absolutely stunning, and the feeling of film history as you stand in the courtyard was inspiring. As a film and history buff since my teenage years, I can’t wait to have this historic landmark as the backdrop of the upcoming CicLAvia.
by Dana Variano, Digital Manager
Last week, I went to Glendale with Gabe to meet with a superstar in the active transportation field: seventeen year old Kenny U., from Glendale, California. You see, I've wanted to meet Kenny for quite sometime now. About a year ago, a new player in the active transportation social media scene emerged. @KenU092 started sharing his public transportation journeys, and being the first to like and retweet my social media posts. Since then, he’s become one of CicLAvia’s biggest social media fans and supporters. Kenny was super excited that CicLAvia was coming to Glendale, his hometown. So we had to meet in person to find out a little bit more about our biggest fans –and I’m glad we did. We met at the beautiful Glendale Transportation Center, and chatted about his passion for public transport, CicLAvia coming to Glendale, and guava cheese pastries.
Our friends at barrio.LA took a field trip to Atwater Village in advance of June 11 CicLAvia - Glendale Meets Atwater Village presented by Metro. Check out their adventure below! Plus, don't forget to participate in the CicLAvia Produce Program on Sunday, June 11! Get a free limited edition CicLAvia tote bag when you purchase fruits or veggies from participating vendors at the Atwater Village Farmers Market! Pick up a field guide at the event to learn more.
by Alex Merlino, Finance Director
What happened when CicLAvia joined forces with Ivy Station at CicLAvia - Culver Meets Venice? We saw thousands of smiles and appreciative people who took advantage of the Ivy Station-sponsored Bike Valet. Those thousands of happy people joined more than 100,000 active participants on the 20th CicLAvia on March 26th. And Ivy Station’s Bike Valet was a hit! It gave people the opportunity to safely park their bikes, while enjoying and exploring the local shops of downtown Culver City, Mar Vista, and Venice.
by Alex Merlino, Director of Finance
Earlier this week, I spoke with Tom Wulf at Ivy Station, sponsor of CicLAvia - Culver City Meets Venice free bike valets. Ivy Station is the newest Transit-Oriented-Development (TOD) to begin construction in Culver City in 2017. TODs are vibrant, livable, sustainable communities located within a half mile of public transit. Ivy Station, consisting of a state-of-the-art office, residences, a boutique hotel, restaurants & cafés, retail and open space, is sure to become a new destination for both visitors to Culver City and local residents alike, and is located at the base of the Culver City Expo line station.