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From Fourth of July parties to summertime activities, read on for all of the events, pop-ups, restaurant specials and more happening in Los Angeles this month.
On July 29, Kurt Braunohler and Scotty Landes, hosts of the Bananas podcast on Exactly Right, will host the second annual Bananas Splitty in the City 1K. The relaxed, downhill 0.621-mile event (or “un-race” as they like to call it) begins at Frogtown Brewery and ends at The Elysian where there will be a live Bananas podcast taping. Tickets are now available and participants are encouraged to dress as a banana or come dressed in a banana-adjacent costume. Proceeds will benefit the L.A. Food Bank.
Website/ 2421 Michigan Ave 90404
On July 29 at 7p.m., Birdie G celebrates local farmer Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms with a four-course dinner featuring his peak-season, summer produce and organic, heirloom grains from his Tehachapi Grain Project. The evening includes a sugar cube melon welcome cocktail and canapés; Koji Salt-Baked Potatoes with whipped avocado, potato tostones, avocado green goddess and smoked trout roe and Pork Collar Schnitzel dredged in Tehachapi Grain Project Sonora Wheat with watermelon rind and jalapeño relish, among other dishes. Reservations are now open.
Website/ 9355 Culver Blvd 90232
Bing Bing Baby continues it’s two-weekend pop-up at Citizen Public Market from July 27 to 30. Stop in to taste the shaven, all-natural ice cream by the small batch, family-owned company. Falors include Mango Delight, Cookies & Cream, a vegan-friendly Yuzu sorbet and more.
Are you a diehard Swiftie but don’t have tickets to the Eras Tour? Come to one of the six participating cafes in Los Angeles, from July 25 to July 28, and enter to win two tickets to the Eras tour at Sofi Stadium. The participating cafes are in downtown LA, Glendale, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Westfield Topanga, Irvine Spectrum and Victoria Gardens.
Website/ 1233 S. District Drive 90305
The Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas Inglewood IMAX officially opened on July 21. The movie theater has over 1200 seats and is among the first theaters in the world to offer both in-theater dining and IMAX with laser projection. The spacious theater has a modern feel to it with reclining seats, in-theater wait service, a full bar and more amazing amenities.
Website/ 255 N Canon Dr 90210
Aesthetics expert and skincare pioneer Dr. Barbara Sturm is at The Maybourne Beverly Hills to debut her sought-after, high-performance treatments. Guests can experience the treatments in their rooms/suites or opt for a facial at 20,000-square-foot, two-floor spa. The menu includes the super anti-aging facial, clarifying facial and the exclusive The Maybourne Sturm Glow.
Website/ 1332 2nd St Rooftop 90401
Elephante has teamed up with Chamberlain Coffee to serve the ultimate summer drink: Chamberlain Coffee’s Minty Cold Brew. Available July 23 to Aug. 23, the beverage features hints of espresso and mint. What’s more, at Elephante’s Sunday Market, signature Chamberlain Coffee products will be given away like tote bags and matcha tins.
Website/ 1314 7th St 90401
On July 27 from 5 to 9:30 p.m., Tóp Tép co-founders Thao Pham and Nam Nguyen will take over the kitchen for the evening. Serving up a la carte, Vietnamese-inspired dishes, the menu includes banh mi, beef tartare, tuna crudo, dry chicken pho and fresh, seasonal ice cream. Meanwhile, the Esters team will pair crisp wines and cocktails for guests. Reservations are highly recommended!
Website/ 555-3 Mateo St 90013
On July 29 at 11 a.m., chefs Stephanie Izard and Maneet Chauhan will host a summer brunch at Girl & the Goat. The duo will curate a culinary experience that celebrates the joys of summer and the art of brunch. Tickets are now available.
Website/ 6161 W Centinela Ave 90230
Hilton Los Angles Culver City will continue its summer outdoor concert series in partnership with SoCal Sound (88.5FM) and West & Co. restaurant on July 29 at the West Lawn. In addition to live music, there will be bar bites, summer cocktails and more.
Website/ 416 W. 8th Street 90014
On July 29 from 2 to 6 p.m., Broken Shaker at Freehand Los Angeles will host a queer rooftop pool party with Jade. The afternoon will feature DJs Bianca Maieli and Nico Craig and guests are encouraged to wear their best silk robe or pool attire.
Website/ 9700 Wilshire Blvd 90212
Neiman Marcus has debuted the first West Coast location of Schiaparelli. A permanent boutique in the Beverly Hills store, the second-floor shop offers a wide selection of ready-to-wear, evening wear, handbags, leather goods, jewelry, and accessories.
Website/ 2501 Wilshire Blvd 90403
On July 29, The New Bar will host a pickleball tournament at the Santa Monica Pickleball Center to celebrate its one-year anniversary. There will be plenty of bites, prizes, sport, music and an open bar for guests to enjoy. The tournament will be from 1 to 4 p.m. and players can even get tips from Matt Manasse, pickleball coach and pro.
Website/ 259 N Pass Ave 91505
On July 29 at 8 p.m., The Roguelike Tavern will host Cosplay Burlesque. Featured performances include Bea Hela Vicious, Jadyn Starr and St. Soigne.
A number of restaurants around town are offering deals for SAG and WGA members in light of the ongoing strikes. Present your membership card at Akasha and you’ll receive 10 percent off all food and drinks daily or head to A.O.C. on Third Street for happy hour on the patio. Available Monday through Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., deals include 20 percent off the dinner menu and wines by the glass.
Website/ 4137 Anaheim Street 90804
To celebrate its one year anniversary, the Colombian restaurant will host a number of events and offer new items from July 26 to July 30 . This includes an all-day happy hour, drink specials, a new special menu, live music and more.
Website/ 216 S Alameda St 90012
Truly L.A. in the downtown Arts District will host a number of screenings and events for the World Cup. Follow its Instagram @trulyla_ for the full schedule.
Website/ 9040 West Sunset Blvd 90069
Experience Wilde Irish Gin in the Lobby Bar at The West Hollywood Edition from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 31 for a one-night only event. The menu takes inspiration from Oscar Wilde as seen by the evening’s specialty cocktails like Temptation, People, Love, Ambition and Life.
Website/ 6067 Wilshire Blvd 90036
On July 29, the Academy Museum will host an evening with Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E Carter. The event will feature her wonderful work and a discussion about her book, The Art of Ruth E. Carter: Costuming Black History and the Afrofuture, from Do the Right Thing to Black Panther.
Website/ 8700 West 3rd Street 90048
Hosted by OpenTable and Cherry Bombe, Sit With Us will be held on July 24 at A.O.C. Guests will get to enjoy a special meal by chef Suzanne Goin and a portion of proceeds will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Reservations are now open.
Website/ 1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd 90291
From July 7 to 29 and in partnership with MKG, Shay Mitchell's travel and lifestyle brand is popping up along Abbot Kinney Boulevard as an elevated experience akin to a luxury hotel. It is Béis' second-ever brick-and-mortar pop-up and features a shoppable, immersive space that will also host special events including a "room service" happy hour and spa day.
Website/ 800 S. Figueroa 90017
Head to Fogo De Chao to indulge in its limited-time menu for the summer. Just $44, the Best Cuts of Brazil menu includes picanha (the prime part of top sirloin); fraldinha (bottom sirloin); cordiero (lamb picanha); pork ribs; fire-grilled Brazilian cheese; seasonal salads and more.
To celebrate its 15-year anniversary, Hammitt has dropped a new collection that is inclusive of six updated archival styles that showcase the brand's signature aesthetic: black leather, gold hardware and a red zipper. Also, Hammitt recently debuted its collaboration with Selling Sunset star Mary Bonnet. Called The Sunset Collection, it features a variety of white and gold pieces, such as the VIP Satchel and large Allen leather shoulder bag.
Its biggest shopping event of the year, the Nordstrom Anniversay Sale is happening now until Aug. 7 online and in stores (Be sure to stop by The Grove or Westfield Century City!). It features new fall trends, beauty exclusives, 60-plus new brands, customer favroties, free style help, alterations and personalization on site and easy pick up.
Website/ 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd 90049
Back for the twenty-sixth year, the Skirball Cultural Center is hosting its free outdoor concert series throughout the summer. With exciting artists like Billy Valentine, Aveva, Antibalas and more, it is a wonderful place to hear some great music.
Website/ 453 N Canon Drive 90210
Tatel Beverly Hills features live entertainment on Thursday through Sunday for the rest of the summer. On Thursday, Tatel showcases live jazz music, while on Friday and Saturday nights, there are local DJs and cover bands. And on Sunday nights, Tatel turns the outdoor patio into a salsa dance party with authentic drinks to match the music.
Website/ 1821 S. Lincoln Blvd 90291
One day ahead of National Tequila Day, The New Bar will host a tasting of Trejo’s Spirits Zero Proof Tequila on July 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. Guests can connect with Danny Trejo himself and sip on the Zero Proof Tequila specialty cocktails: the Trejo’s Coconut Margarita and an infused chili margarita.
Website/ 712 S Santa Fe Ave 90021
The James Beard Foundation will brings its Taste America series to Los Angeles on July 25 and will celebrate chefs and local restaurants from across town. Hosted at Yangban at 6:30 p.m., the dinner will feature the talents of TasteTwenty chefs Katianna and John Hong of Yangban and visiting TasteTwenty chef Vaughn Good of Fox and Pearl in Kansas City. Tickets are on sale now.
Website/ 20929 Ventura Blvd 91364
Would you want to watch movie while relaxing and enjoying refreshments in a Himalayan salt cave? If so, come to The Valley Salt Cave on July 27 and watch The True Cost and dive into fashion’s impact on the world. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online.
Website/ 9850 Wilshire Blvd 90210
Chef Edoardo Baldi, owner of E Baldi Ristorante, is partnering with Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills to create a one-night-only dining experience. On July 16, A Taste of Tuscany will feature a four-course dinner with a choice of iconic Tuscan dishes including risotto with dorade ragout, sauteed artichokes, shiitake mushrooms and more.
Website/ 33 S Boylston Street 90017
A new independent music venue in downtown, The Bellwether opens up on July 11 with a show by Phantogram. Other special performances that the venue will host for the grand opening include Haim, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara and much more.
Website/ 1355 Ocean Ave 90401
After embracing the Lucky Yu pop-up earlier this summer, the space has reverted back to Blue Plate Oysterette, but will feature its classic menu and a number of Lucky Yu items. Some of the returning menu items include fish and chips, lobster roll and lobster mac and cheese
Website/ 237 S Brand Blvd 91210
On July 15, Bourbon Steak is hosting a give back event where it will donate 15 percent of all the proceeds to Ascencia. Ascencia is a nonprofit that helps with homelessness by providing a safe community where people can have access to resources and housing to rebuild their lives.
Website/ 923 E 3rd Street 90013
To celebrate Bastille Day, the Michelin-starred restaurant will serve croque monsieur made with truffle aioli, comte cheese, smoked ham and A5 wagyu beef and salad nicoise with seared ahi tuna and a hazelnut leek vinaigrette.
Website/ 8475 Melrose Place 90069
On Bastille Day, come to Caviar Kaspia and celebrate France as you indulge in the all-day $10 French 75s, bouillabaisse and happy hour from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.. Then, on July 18, Caviar Kaspia celebrate National Caviar Day with specials including Toro Tartare and a Caviar Flight. The restaurant will also be doing takeout for guests who want to enjoy their caviar from the comfort of their own home.
Website/ 300 Doheny Drive 90048
The Four Season Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has a number of new spa offerings, one being the Aloe Healing Wrap and Massage. This treatment helps hydrate and replenish sun-damaged skin. The other new treatment the hotel is offering are Poolside and In-Room mini treatments where guests receive a massage gun that helps release tension and provide a deep muscle massage.
Website/ 413 North Rodeo Drive 90212
Givenchy just opened a new location on the iconic Rodeo Drive, making it its ninth store in the United States. The store will offer ready-to wear-collections, as well as exclusive collections, shoes, handbags and leather goods.
Website/ 7000 Hollywood Blvd 90028
The Hollywood Roosevelt is embracing summer with a full lineup of programming such as poolside movie nights and renowned DJs setting the vibe to create the perfect hangout spot.
Website/ 8225 Beverly Blvd 90048
Chef Suzanne Tracht at Jar and Raphael Lunetta, chef at Lunetta All Day, will host a collaborative dinner at Jar and will combine their different menus and items. The dinner will be four courses and will include both chefs favorite items together for a new delicious taste.
Website/ 1107 N Kings Rd 90069
Joanna Vargas Salon is now open in West Hollywood as a standalone salon. Replacing her previous space at the Sunset Tower Hotel, the 5,000-square-foot establishment features 10 treatment rooms and a dedicated entrace for VIP clientele. Menu offerings inlude the Triple Crown Royale facial, Supernova Facial, the new Magic Glow Dermaplaning Facial, patented RevitaLight LED beds, relaxation pods and a variety of massages.
Website/ 100 W. Broadway Ave 90802
On July 25, come to King’s Fish House to indulge in the Oyster & Raw Bar. A good cause, 25 percent of the proceeds will go to Brandon’s Village Project of the Calabasas Community Foundation in collaboration with Unlimited Play for a playground for children with disabilities.
Website/ 156 S Robertson Blvd 90048
LVD has opened its first showroom and will be open until Sept. 15. It will focus on Art Deco and the allure of the 1970s with different rotating shows.
Website/ 11611 San Vicente Blvd 90049
Do you want to improve your health and nutrition care? Come to Monarch Athletic Club’s newly opened second location in Brentwood and check out the all-in-one approach providing unlimited medically driven services such as personal training, preventive medicine, physical therapy and more.
Website/ 8430 Sunset Blvd 90069
In honor of Bastille Day, Ospero will have a special dinner menu. The menu will feature traditional French classics such as côte de boeuf with peppercorn sauce and burgundy anails in garlic and herb butter.
Website/ 1902 S. Palm Grove Ave 90016
Come to the High Summer market at Palm Grove Social on July 23. The event is free and will feature some delicious bites and drinks from the cafe as well as many other local businesses and brands. There will also be vendors with clothes, skincare products, home decor and so much more.
Website/ 2140 Florence Ave 90255
Come and enjoy the live music, art, dance and other entertainment to celebrate Frida Kahlo. The event will have local pop-up shops and will celebrate the local community and Frida Kahlo’s art and love for community.
Website/ 143 Main Street 90245
Do you have any tattoos and love to drink beer? At Rock & Brews on National Tattoo Day (July 17), guests can purchase one pint and get the second one for just one cent when they show their tattoo. Also, Rock & Brew is partnering with Body Art Bus to offer free tattoos (up to $50 worth) to the first 20 guests who go by the tattoo truck.
Website/ 1121 Glendon Ave 90024
Come celebrate Bastille Day at Violet Bistro from July 14 to 16. The bistro will have a special menu including bouillabaisse, plateau de fruits de mer, ratatouille and much more.
Website/ 395 Santa Monica Place 90401
World of Barbie has extended its run through Sept. 4 at Santa Monica Place and will feature special after-hour events. World of Barbie allows fans to experience the interactive installation which includes Barbie’s Dreamhouse, DreamCamper, Movie Theater, You Can Be Anything Doll Boxes and so much more.
Website/ 101 Wilshire Blvd 90401
During the July 6 edition of Night Market at The Bungalow Santa Monica, Anderson .Paak— a.k.a DJ Pee .Wee— will guest DJ. Come for an evening of Selva Rey and Maker’s Mark cocktails and bites from Taco’s 1986, Chimmelier, The Icy Guy and more. Night Market happens every Thursday from 5 to 11 p.m. through August.
Website/ 923 E 3rd St 90013
On July 9, Camphor will partner with Salty Magazine for an exclusive dinner event that will feature chefs Max Boonthanakit and Lijo George teaming up with guests chefs Mattia Aggazi and Tamara Rigo of Gucci Osteria and Ian Scaramuzza of Melisse. The menu will showcase the chefs’ collective dedication to local, organic, seasonal produce and appreciation for Southern California. Reservations are now open.
Website/ 200 Santa Monica Pier 90401
Following up its Abbot Kinney stop over the first weekend of July, the Coach Tabby Tour will land at the Santa Monica Pier from July 7 to 9 where guests can shop and explore their flavor of Tabby and enjoy complimentary ice cream.
Website/ 225 N Canon Dr 90210
On July 4, Dante Beverly Hills will open for lunch and dinner at The Maybourne Beverly Hills’ renovated rooftop. Marking its third outpost, the L.A. debut is Dante’s first location outside of New York. Secure a reservation to experience Italian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes paired with aperitivo-style cocktails.
Website/ 189 The Grove Dr 90036
Now through July 27, The Grove hosts Fré’s first pop-up in the United States. The skincare brand offers clean textures, scents and ingredients in its products.
Website/ 8440 Sunset Blvd 90069
Continuing the weekend fun into Monday, the Mondrian Los Angeles pool will host the Pink Pearl Pool Party from noon to 7 p.m. on July 3. Then, on July 4, Skybar’s annual 4th of July Pool Party will commence at 1 p.m. with sounds by Eric Sharp. Tickets for 21+ guests are now available.
Website/ 9882 S Santa Monica Blvd 90212
The Peninsula Beverly Hills has teamed up with Margy’s Monte Carlo. At the spa, you can choose from a lineup of Margy’s luxury treatments, like the Bespoke Firming Collagen Facial, Signature Hydrating Facial and the Super-Lift Haute Couture Facial. Notably, the partnership has kicked off with a month-long branded poolside cabana inspired by the French Riviera where hotel guests and locals can enjoy exclusive Margy’s Monte Carlo treatments by the pool.
Website/ 10 West Harbor Blvd 93001
After a three-year hiatus, the X Games returns to California from July 21 to 23 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds for a weekend of skateboarding, BMX and motocross, in addition to athlete appearances, food, live music, games, entertainment and activations. Elite competitors include Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston, Sky Brown and more.
Website/ 416 W 8th St 90014
Just ahead of the Tuesday holiday, Brokenshaker will host its Fresh Aire pool party in celebration of Independence Day. The rooftop extravaganza takes place from 2 to 7 p.m.; is open to the public and will feature cocktails, small bites and music by Dajar, who will play R&B, Afrobeats and top hits. Come dressed to impress in your best swimwear or summertime look! Tickets are now available.
Cinespia kicks into high gear in July with screenings at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and LA State Historic Park of Fight Club, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, Gremlins, The Fifth Element and Valley Girl. In particular, there will be a fireworks show accompanying the July 1 screening of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.
On July 8, City of Hope and Rapha are teaming up for the third annual Ride with Josh in support of City of Hope’s Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute with rides available for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. Registration is now open.
Website/ 10250 Santa Monica Blvd 90067
From July 2 to 4, indulge in a decadent prix fixe menu at Del Frisco’s just for the holiday stretch. For $67 per person, load up on the likes of dynamite shrimp and wagyu meatballs, filet mignon, strawberry hibiscus cheesecake and other delicious choices.
Website/ 1551 Ocean Ave Suite 90401
Steak lovers near Santa Monica should make reservations for Del Frisco’s Grille from July 2 to 6. For $55 per person, its three-course menu will include the likes of New England clam chowder, lemon dill salmon and flourless chocolate torte, among others. There will also be an optional Daou wine pairing.
Available from July 7 to 6, celebrate Independence Day all week long with Morton’s special offerings. For $129, you can savor a delicious meal for two that includes ahi tuna poke, Maine lobster ravioli and key lime pie or other options.
Website/ 9040 Sunset Blvd 90069
Celebrating all weekend long, the rooftop bar at The West Hollywood Edition will offer The Baja Dog (seabass and king crab sausage) and LA Street Dog (beef frank wrapped in tomato-candied bacon with confetti peppers) alongside its standard poolside menu from June 30 through July 4. Also, hotel guests enjoying the pool will receive mini paleta.
From June 30 to July 4, enjoy the Philadelphia Freedom Chicken Cheesesteak Sandwich for the holiday-only price of $13.
Website/ 930 Hilgard Ave 90024
A savory, unique nod to the holiday, STK will offer happy hour all day and a $17.76 “red, white and blue” steak topping on July 4. It includes lobster, garlic cream and blue corn strips.
Website/ 13534 Bali Way 90292
On July 2 from 1 to 5 p.m., the Marina Del Rey Hotel will host its next Sunday Funday. The event takes place at the hotel’s marina-front, newly renovated pool and will feature local DJs, bites from Salt and seasonal drink specials. Families are welcome and cabanas, daybeds and love seats are available for reservation.
Website/ 796 Vía Del Monte 90274
From 7 to 10 p.m. on July 4, experience the ultimate fireworks viewing party at La Venta Inn. The evening presents the chance to see some of the best views in the city for fireworks, and there will be family-friendly activities and classic American barbecue bites like hot dogs, salads and more by Meg Walker of Made by Meg Catering. Tickets are now available.
Website/ 8500 Beverly Blvd 90048
Tapping into the summer season, Yardbird will offer two specials on July 4: an heirloom tomato salad and The All-American Burger, which comes with a double patty, pork belly, fired pickles and a sunny-side-up egg.
Website/ 6516 Selma Ave 90028
Dedicate Saturday mornings this summer to mindfulness at the Tommie Hollywood. Taking place on the roof at 10 a.m., the complimentary one-hour yoga sessions are in partnership with the Venice-based studio Love Yoga, are open to the public and attendees receive a complimentary drink at Ka’teen brunch following the class. Reserve your spot by emailing [email protected].
You won’t want to miss out on these July events in Los Angeles.
Photography by: Giada Paoloni