Los Angeles Farmers Markets Ongoing
Melrose Trading Post Every Sunday, 9 AM to 5 PM
Smack dab in the middle of Los Angeles, it’s much more than a mere flea market: live music, a food court, local LA artists and musicians, and expansive grounds bring people out to wile away the day, chat with old friends, and yes, be seen. Fortunately, the Trading Post is also a world-class flea market. With the right balance of new and old, expensive and affordable, the many vendors hustling artwork, succulents, and vintage jackets fill a startlingly expansive space in an urban epicenter.
Rose Bowl Parade Jan. 1
The 130th Rose Parade presented by Honda begins at 8 AM on January 1, 2019, and will feature floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Blvd.
Rose Bowl Jan. 1
The 105th Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will be held on January 1, 2019. The game will feature a traditional match up of teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten. Come early and enjoy pre-game activities including tailgates, Rose Queen and Royal Court appearances, and more.
Yoga Expo Jan. 5
The Yoga Expo is an all-day yoga event at the Pasadena Convention Center, featuring local & national teachers. Studios showcase their unique styles of mind & body practice. The Yoga Expo serves as a platform to empower and strengthen the local yoga community. Connect with local teachers, bring a friend (or make one), explore yoga studios in your area, and taste local and sustainable food & beverages.
Bricks LA Jan. 5-6
Bricks L.A. is a convention for fans of LEGO. Buy a ticket to see their amazing creations and make your own on the weekend at Pasadena Convention Center. Tickets start at $5 and children under five are FREE! http://www.bricksla.com/
New Year’s Race Jan. 6
Celebrate the new year by joining the 10K or 5K New Year’s Race, which has music, food trucks, and a beer garden at Grand Park. http://www.newyearsrace.com/
Boat Show Jan. 10-13
See a wide variety of boats at Los Angeles Boat Show [sound], including performance boats, wakesports boats, deck boats, personal watercraft, sport fishing boats, runabouts, cabin cruisers, dinghies, inflatables, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards at the Fairplex. http://www.losangelesboatshow.com/
Winter DineLA 2019 Jan. 11-25
It’s baaaack. DineLA returns for its annual winter edition for a full 15 days, featuring 400 of L.A. restaurants offering discounted lunch and dinner meals. Lunch menus range from $15-$35 for two courses and dinners range from $29-$99+ for three courses. Prices and dining schedules vary by restaurant. Please contact the restaurant directly to make a reservation and view the menu.
Foster the Future Jan. 12
The 4th Annual Foster The Future 5/10K Run/Walk & Youth Wellness Festival is coming to Pasadena, California just south of the world famous Rose Bowl! Join us on January 12, 2019 for this is a wonderful wellness opportunity to help support the Journey House of Pasadena which provides transitional services to emancipating youth. http://www.fosterthefuturerun.com
Chinese Business Exhibition Jan. 19-20
After more than 30 years of continuous growth and transformation, there are now six exhibition halls and more than 1,000 exhibitors, attracting hundreds of thousands of representatives from different countries and different ethnic groups every year, becoming the largest trade show for overseas Asians. From the food court to the performance stage, the merchants cover everything from clothing and food to entertainment. http://www.asianamericanexpo.com/home/index
LA Art Show Jan. 23-27
The Los Angeles Art Show is the longest running venue for contemporary, modern, historic and traditional art in the country—there’s something for everyone here, from art history majors to avant-garde gallery owners. The show is broadly divided into Modern & Contemporary and Traditional Contemporary sections. The event will feature top galleries and programming, including lectures, tours, special exhibits, and after-parties, and beginning with a benefit opening night premiere party. www.laartshow.com/
Fitness Expo Jan. 26-27
See martial arts, power-lifting, strongman, and wrestling competitions plus 200 vendors of fitness products and services at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This family-friendly event provides the opportunity to discover new health and wellness products, access cooking classes, meet fitness celebrities and much more!
Uncorked Wine Festival Jan. 26
More than 200 wines plus wineries, food trucks, music and a beautiful setting—sounds like a perfect Saturday to us. Uncorked Wine Fest returns to Union Station on January 26, sending wine fiends into a frenzy with some incredible varietals. Tickets include admission and wine tastings. Food is sold separately and pets are prohibited.
Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K Jan. 27
Half Marathon and 5K road race through iconic Griffith Park, plus an expo with music, local vendors and fun for the whole family! Both courses are USATF Certified! All proceeds benefit Los Angeles City Parks.