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Malibu Chili Cook-Off and Carnival   Aug. 30-Sep. 2 
This Malibu tradition will bring you amazing food and entertainment featuring some of your all-time favorite local restaurants, businesses, artisans, and DJ performances! All proceeds from the Chili Cook-off will benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Malibu.  
Time/Place: 23575 Civic Center Way  



LA County Fair   Aug. 30-Sep. 22 
The premiere destination for visitors to engage in all kinds of activities including rides, animal shows, sumptuous food, music and much more.  
Time/Place:  See website for schedule. / Pomona Fairplex  
Contact: 909-623-3111 /


The Other Art Fair   Sep. 5-8 
Will delight and inspire art lovers with appearances from a distinguished Guest Artist, immersive art projects and theatre performances, live music, a mouth-watering restaurant and bar area, and much more.  
Time/Place:  Barker Hangar, Santa Monica  



The Original Catalina Wine Mixer   Sep. 6-7 
Youll enjoy live music, DJs, dancing, fantastic food and cocktails, fun activities and fine wines from popular West Coast wineries. Of course every Original Catalina Wine Mixer features an official screening of Step Brothers at historic Avalon Theatre.  
Time/Place: 6-11:30pm / Descanso Beach Club, Avalon  
Contact: 877-778-8322 /


Voice For the Animals Wait Wait...Dont Kill Me! Comedy Gala   Sep. 7 
Lily Tomlin, Margaret Cho, Pete Holmes, Leslie Jordan, and Allee Willis will perform an unforgettable night of stand-up comedy. Live auction, and vegan after party. All proceeds benefit Voice for the Animals, a 501C3 foundation.  
Time/Place: 7pm / The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, Santa Monica  
Contact: 323-904-4400 /


Moon Festival Spectacular   Sep. 7-8 
Celebration of traditional Chinese and Asian heritage that include arts, music, food, and many other activities.  
Time/Place: 11am-9pm / Santa Anita Park, Arcadia    



Building Bridges Black Unity Tour   Sep. 7-8 
Celebrating and honoring our ancestors, repairing the Black family and community, bringing together like-minded groups and organizations to develop plans for social and economic growth in our communities, empowering Black entrepreneurs, and mobilizing and organizing our people for the shift taking place.  
Time/Place: 10am-7pm / City Banquet Hall, Compton  


Very Special Innovation Fair!   Sep. 14 
This fair welcomes all families and children of all ages and abilities to come discover and learn through our hands-on experiences.  Get inspired by interacting with robots, virtual reality and drones. 
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / STEM3 Academy, Valley Glen  
Contact: 818-623-6386 /


L.A. Loves Alexs Lemonade   Sep. 14 
Fantastic fare, cocktails for a cause, childrens activities, extravagant silent and exhilarating live auctions, and more. Raises funds and awareness for Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) and its mission to find better treatments and cures for all kids with cancer.  
Time/Place: 12:30-4:30pm / UCLA-Royce Hall  



Open Arts & Music Festival   Sep. 14 
All-day live music with mainstage performances, craft beer garden, interactive arts workshops and activities, arts market featuring local artists, all day activities for kids food vendors and more!   
Time/Place: 3-10pm / Alex Theatre, Glendale  



Summit Beer Festival   Sep. 14 
A chance to taste through 170 California craft breweries. Taste samples from San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Central California and Los Angeles!  
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Marina Green Park, Long Beach  


Tarfest   Sep. 14 
A free Music and arts celebration with art-making stations for kids of all ages. Live music, DJs, dance workshops, Food trucks, Beer garden and more.  
Time/Place: 12-7pm / LaBrea Tar Pits Park  


Grand Park + Outfest Present PROUD Picnic + Movie Night   Sep. 14 
The Music Center continues its series of intimate events that invite the Los Angeles LGBTQ and ally community to celebrate and connect. A showcase of short films from the Outfest Fusion Festival along with a feature full-length presentation.  
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Grand Park, LA  


Rosemead Moon Festival   Sep. 14 
This FREE ADMISSION night festival features a night market full of delicious Asian street food & drinks as well as games and entertainment from over 120 vendors!  
Time/Place: 3:30-11:30pm / 8838 Valley Blvd.  


Cops & Cowboys   Sep. 14 
Join the Mid-Valley Community Police Council (MVCPC) for their annual event.  
Time/Place: 5:30-10pm / Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas  
Contact: 818-994-4661 /


Doggie Paradise   Sep. 14 
A full day of entertainment and workshops, puppy photo-ops, pup arts and crafts, doggie free runs, mobile grooming, splash pools, ball pits, treats, merchandise, pet adoptions, cutest dog contest and activities fit for all dogs and humans alike.  
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Queen Mary, Long Beach  



Sunset Sip 2019   Sep. 14 
Supporters come together to raise funds to support the life-saving mental health services that The Guidance Center provides to over 3,700 disadvantaged children and families a year. Unlimited wine tastings, a 3-course dinner, silent and live auctions, wine pull, a photo booth pop-up, and more!  
Time/Place: 6:30-10pm / Hotel Maya, Long Beach  
Contact: 562-485-2276 /


Nautica Malibu Triathlon   Sep. 14-15 
Thousands of participants will gather to compete in the half-mile ocean swim, 17-mile bike ride and 4-mile run. The Nautica Malibu Triathlon helps support the Pediatric Cancer Research Program at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.  
Time/Place: 6:50am-1pm / Zuma Beach  



COAST Open Streets Event   Sep. 15 
Two miles of car-free streets filled with roaming musicians, hands-on activities and an assortment of participatory classes.  
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / COAST Santa Monica  


Celebration Bridal & Special Event Expo   Sep. 15 
Fashion Runway Show with Bridal & Special Event Apparel. Wedding & Special Event Planners.  
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, LA  
Contact: 310-890-1969 /

LA Fashion Festival: Sustainability   Sep. 20-21 
Showcasing progressive ideas via an immersive cultural experience of film, retail, innovation, and beauty influences. 10am-10pm / PHYLM Studios, LA  



L.A. Street Festival   Sep. 20-21 
Fast-paced, street-style basketball that has millions of players worldwide in its Los Angeles premiere: the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters. 
Time/Place: 12-9pm / 888 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo  


Homeboy Industries Annual 5K Run/Walk   Sep. 21 
You can expect a morning filled with fun, music and excitement as you embark on a fitness adventure throughout historic downtown Los Angeles.  
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / 130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles  


The League for Children Gala   Sep. 21 
Join us at The League for Childrens Diamonds are Forever Gala for an evening of cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, dancing and guests! Proceeds benefit Childrens Bureaus work to prevent and treat child abuse in Southern California.  
Time/Place: 6-9pm / The Montage Beverly Hills  



Westchester Arts & Music Block Party   Sep. 21 
Benefiting the Emerson Avenue Community Garden, with live music and dance, art, kids activities, garden tours, food trucks, and socializing plus a beer and wine garden!  
Time/Place: 12-8pm / Emerson Avenue Community Garden, LA  
Contact: 310-641-8556 /


LA Short Film and Script Festival   Sep. 21 
Local, National and International films. Enjoy Awards Ceremony, Film Screenings, Q&As and more.  
Time/Place: 12-7pm / Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica  


Global Energy Race   Sep. 22 
With your help, Grupo Bimbo and its brands all over the world will donate more than 1.5 million slices to food banks.  
Time/Place: 7am-12pm / Pershing Square  



Teal Run   Sep. 22 
Please join us for a day of hope, love and support for women with ovarian cancer and their families and friends. Net proceeds will be used to support ovarian cancer research through Stanford and the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.  
Time/Place: 7:30-11am / Campbell Park, Campbell  



Imagine Fest   Sep. 22 
A community festival featuring yoga, live music, healthy food trucks, and advocacy for social justice. All proceeds from Imagine Fest go to support the non-profit organization, Unlikely Heroes, in their fight to end human trafficking.  
Time/Place: 11:30am-7pm / The Event Center, Agoura Hills  


Barnsdall Art & Craft Fair   Sep. 22 
Showcases diverse work from the Art Center students and faculty including handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, cards, prints, paintings, drawings and photography.  
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles  
Contact: 323-644-6295 /


Bumblebee Foundation Inaugural Poker Tournament   Sep. 28 
Celebrities, a raffle and high-end silent auction items. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Patient Aid Program which directly supports local pediatric cancer patients and their families.  
Time/Place: 1-4pm / The North Ranch Center, Westlake Village  


Los Angeles Real Estate Grand Expo   Sep. 28 
The theme of this years Grand Expo will be How to Invest in a Shifting Market. An entire day celebrating real estate investing and you can be involved.  
Time/Place: 9am-6pm / Olympic Collection, LA  



40s On The Fantail - Wine, Beer & Food Festival!   Sep. 28 
Experience the 1940s with live music, Swing Dance Lessons, VIP Tours, Photo Ops and more. Enjoy fine vintages, craft beer and delicious bites, while raising funds for Mission 22.  
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Battleship IOWA Museum, San Pedro  


Pinot Palooza LA   Sep. 28 
Boutique spirits, craft beer, and a range of curated bites from some of the citys leading chefs and restaurants. 
Time/Place: 12-6pm / City Market Social House, LA  



Rancho Los Cerritos 175th Celebration   Sep. 28 
The ceremony will include a Brewery Knolls beer garden featuring Liberation Brewing Co., food trucks, a 175th birthday cake-cutting ceremony led by a special guest, music, tours of the house, and an art contest.  
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach  
Contact: 562-206-2040 /


Trinity Classic Golf Tournament   Sep. 30 
Cajun cuisine, French Quarter tastings, on-course challenges, Bourbon Street cocktail hour, live entertainment, awards presentation and opportunity drawings. Proceeds benefit children who have been victims of abuse.  
Time/Place: 11am-8pm / South Hills Country Club, West Covina  
Contact: 909-426-0773 /


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