LOS ANGELES 2020 EVENT CALENDAR
Los Angeles Farmers Markets Ongoing
Dinosaur Encounters Weekends Through February
Get close to a living, breathing dinosaur! Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features life-size dinosaur puppets. Each presenter focuses on a different topic, including theories on dinosaur behavior, extinction, adaptation, and the relationship between birds and dinosaurs. Please note these puppets are very large, realistic interpretations of wild animals. Please prepare small children accordingly.
Location: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
More Information: https://nhm.org
Gold Dragon Parade & Chinese New Year Festival Feb. 1
The 121st Chinese New Year Parade and Festival in Chinatown features activities for the kids, traditional foods, live entertainment, and much more.
More Information: http://www.lagoldendragonparade.com/
LA Art Show Feb. 5-9
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.
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center
More Information: www.laartshow.com/
Cowboy Show Feb. 7-8
This event features professional bull riders who compete to see who can last the longest atop a bucking bull.
Location: Staple Center
More Information: https://www.staplescenter.com/
Los Angeles A Capella Festival Feb. 7-8
Performances by HIVE, Street Corner Renaissance, Backtrack, and Business Casual. Competitions, workshops and master classes also take place during this three-day event.
Location: El Segundo, California
More Information: http://la-af.com/
One Love Cali Reggae Fest Feb. 7-9
One Love Cali Reggae Fest is a three day festival that will take place at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach. Some of this year’s performers include the Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, Rebelution and more.
Location: Queen Mary
More Information: www.onelovecalifest.com
Cupid’s Undie Run Feb. 8
Run in your undies because those affected with neurofibromatosis (NF) can’t cover up their tumors to feel more comfortable, so why not? Start a team of your friends, join a team, or run solo, just come out, have a blast, and raise some money for NF research (and get some cool prizes too!).
Location: The Buffalo Club
More Information: https://cupids.org/
Valentine’s Day Tea Feb. 8
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style in our historic Stagecoach Barn. Enjoy an unforgettable afternoon of tea, a full buffet lunch and charming live music. Reservations are required.
Location: The Banning Museum
More Information: www.thebanningmuseum.org
Los Angeles Bachata Festival 2020 Feb. 13-17
The Los Angeles Bachata Festival is the perfect dance festival for those looking to show off their skills while learning a thing or two from seasoned dance instructors.
Location: The Westin Los Angeles Airport
More Information: www.labachatafestival.com
Modernism Week Feb. 13-23
Modernism Week features mid-century modern architecture, design, landscape, and culture in the Palm Springs area. More than 350 events are featured including neighborhood tours, martini parties, a classic car show, a garden show, and much more!
Location: Palm Springs, California
More Information: www.modernismweek.com
2020 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show Feb. 15-16
Meet with thousands of destination experts from around the world who can help you personalize the trip that’s right for you.
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center
More Information: https://travelshows.com/shows/los-angeles/
L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5k & 10k Feb. 15-16
The L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Festival is returning for another year of celebration and fun activities! The event features various activities including a 5K/10K run, a 20-40 mile bike ride, dog walk, food, drinks, and more!
More Information: www.firecracker10k.org
Free Tuesday at Descanso Gardens Feb. 18
Tickets are free and must be reserved online in advance. Tickets are available starting January 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Descanso Gardens
More Information: https://www.descansogardens.org/
African American Festival Feb. 22-23
This event features line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers, storytellers, cultural displays, handmade crafts, and ethnic food.
Location: Aquarium of the Pacific
More Information: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/