Los Angeles November 2017 Events
Los Angeles Farmers Markets Ongoing
Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk 2017 Nov 9
The Downtown Art Walk is an on-going, innovative community art festival in downtown Los Angeles. The Art Walk is free, self-guided and open to the public. The venues include various galleries along Spring and Main Street, but some works are displayed outdoors as well.
Designer Con Nov 11 & 12
Attention toy geeks, illustrators, underground-art lovers and anyone with a sense of humor and a love for plushy things: Find your inner child at the annual Designer Con, where more than 350 vendors and artists will showcase toys, art, design and collectibles at the Pasadena Convention Center. Check the website for the full schedule.
Silverlake Flea 2017 Nov 11
While you dig around for hand-selected vintage items, handmade gems, rare vinyl, collectible turntables and more, there is live music, several food trucks and other entertainment to aid your discoveries.
The Whisky Extravaganza 2017 Nov 16
Taste a diverse assortment of the world’s finest whiskies at The Whisky Extravaganza, a traveling celebration of the caramel-colored liquor. Take your souvenir tasting glass on a spirited tour of whiskies from all over the globe, including rare and lesser-known malts. There’s also a variety of culinary delights and premium imported cigars to complement a couple fingers of your favorite brand.
The Great Los Angeles Walk Nov 18
Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the Great Los Angeles Walk debunks all of those clichés about walking in L.A. Hundreds of walkers start the free urban hike on one side of the city and, nine hours and 17 miles later, end up at the other. You can hop on or off the walk whenever you’d like, and though no reservations are required, RSVPs are appreciated.
Burbank Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair 2017 Nov 18
Burbank Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair is a seasonal festival that takes place at Multiple Locations in Downtown Burbank.
Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair Returns to Pasadena Nov 18-19
The ultimate indie shopping and arts fair is returning for a two-day event at Pasadena’s own Central Park. This community shopping event will be hosted in the heart of Old Town Pasadena on November 18 and 19. The event boasts over 200 handmade makers ranging in products from home décor, food and houseware, to fashion accessories and body products.
Enchanted: Forest of Light Returns to Descanso Gardens in November Nov 19 – Jan 7
Last autumn, Descanso Gardens debuted Enchanted: Forest of Light, a unique interactive nighttime experience, too much acclaim. In November, this beautiful attraction will be back! Enchanted: Forest of Light offers visitors an aesthetically stimulating and vibrant one-mile path route along ten distinct light displays at some of the most gorgeous areas of Descanso Garden, including the Japanese Garden and the Oak Grove. Tickets will go on sale to the public starting October 16 at 10 a.m. You can see Enchanted every evening from 5 to 10 p.m. from November 19 through January 6, 2018, except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
‘On the Lot in Los Feliz’ Food Truck Lot Nov 20 – Christmas
On the Lot in Los Feliz sets up shop at the parking lot at Our Mother of Good Counsel for a Monday-night array of gourmet food trucks. This is one of the more well-known food truck spaces where you’ll enjoy easy access to a variety of delicious dishes. Generally you’ll get to choose from at least three or four of Los Angeles’ favorite food trucks, such as Mandoline Grill, Canter’s Deli Truck and Green Olive. You can usually check Twitter to spot which trucks will be appearing on any given Monday.
Turkey Trot Los Angeles Nov 23
Celebrate Thanksgiving with this catchall family-friendly event along Downtown’s Spring Street, chock-full of races, games and activities. Work off those calories in either the 5K or the 10K run/walk (there’s also a 1K “Widdle Wobble” for kids 10 and under). Or you can dress up like a turkey and join the costume contest or compete in the potato-sack race and turkey-calling contest.
Hollywood Christmas Parade 2017 Nov 26
Celebrities, marching bands and massive floats welcome the holidays at Hollywood Christmas Parade. People of all ages can hear some of today’s most popular music artists perform and see their favorite TV show characters fly through the streets. A variety of other performers and guests make this annual event unique and special each year to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.
Topanga Vintage Market Nov 26
Topanga Vintage Market hits Pierce College in Woodland Hills the fourth Sunday of every month. Renowned for its array of vintage goods from over 170 of Los Angeles’ best vintage, antiques, and collectibles dealers, this flea market has been praised by the likes of Architectural Digest, LAist, Angeleno magazine, California Home + Design, and the Los Angeles Daily News. You’ll find Mid-Century Modern goods, Victoriana, fashion from the 1890s to the 1980s, rare books and much more.