Los Angeles Farmers Markets Ongoing
Lantern Festival Mar. 7
This event culminates the Lunar New Year festivities with engaging community booths, museum tours, live entertainment, music, and arts & crafts.
Location: 425 N. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
More Information: http://camla.org/lalanternfestival/
L.A. Festival of Colors Mar. 7-8
L.A.’s Festival of Colors brings the traditional Indian custom of Holi—during which revelers douse each other in colorful powder as a way to welcome spring—to the West coast.
Location: Whittier Narrows Park, The Meadows
More Information: http://www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/
Kite Festival Mar. 8
This event features a gigantic kite 25 feet wide, a dance performance, live music, and prizes for the best handmade kite, highest-flying kite, youngest flyer, etc. at Redondo Beach Pier. This event is FREE to attend.
Location: Redondo Beach Pier
More Information: http://www.redondopier.com/
PaleyFest Mar. 13-22
Join us at the world-renowned Dolby Theatre, as the hottest stars delight fans with exclusive behind-the-scenes scoops, hilarious anecdotes, and breaking news stories. Enjoy a screening followed by a discussion with your favorite stars live on stage, capped off by a Q & A with the audience.
Location: Dolby Theatre
More Information: https://media.paleycenter.org
Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 14
Bagpipers, marching bands, cars decked out in green and festive pups from the Irish Setters Club of Southern California all make their way across the seven-block route.
Location: Hermosa Beach
More Information: http://business.hbchamber.net
Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle Mar. 14
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 5K & Fun Run along the beautiful roads of Calabasas. With a race start and finish at the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center runners will enjoy the post-race St. Patrick’s Day Celebration featuring Live Irish Music, Kids Inflatables / Carnival Games, Face Painting, Irish Step Dancers, Beer Garden featuring an Irish Coffee Bar, and much more!
Location: Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center
More Information: https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Calabasas/CalabasasShamrockShuffle
L.A. Nature Fest Mar. 14-15
The Natural History Museum is celebrating that amazing urban wilderness with garden tours, nature walks and early morning bird walks. Come out over two days for music and family-friendly performances, as well as crafts and animal presentations.
Location: Natural History Museum
More Information: https://nhm.org/calendar/la-nature-fest
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Bar Crawl Mar. 14 & 17
Join us on Saturday, March 14th or Tuesday, March 17th for DJ’s, drink / food specials, and leprechaun photo booth at this year’s biggest Hollywood St. Paddy’s Day party!
Location: Los Angeles, CA
More Information: https://www.hollywoodclubcrawl.com/st-patricks-day/
Rockin’ Shamrock Mar. 15
It’s time for the Rockin’ Shamrock 5k, 10k, 15k, or Half Marathon! This is a fun run that is clock timed (not chip timed).
Location: Santa Monica, CA
More Information: https://www.abetterworldrunning.com/
Arcade Expo Mar. 20-22
Bump and tilt your way to pinball wizardry at the Arcade Expo. This three-day tournament and expo at the Museum of Pinball (700 S Hathaway) includes free play on 1,100 modern and retro arcade cabinets and pinball machines.
Location: Museum of Pinball
More Information: http://www.arcadeexpo.com/
Annual Airport ArtWalk Mar. 21
The ArtWalk is a fun-filled day of artistic exploration within this creative campus. Attendees are invited to watch art and ceramic demonstrations, participate in art and theater workshops, and enjoy live music and food trucks.
Location: Santa Monica Municipal Airport
More Information: https://www.smgov.net/Portals/Culture/
LA County Yarn Carwl Mar. 26-29
At this four day event you will have the opportunity to spend quality time with fellow yarn-lovers, meet-up with friends, and discover the local yarn shops you’ve always wanted to visit. The dedicated entrepreneurs behind 18 of LA’s best local yarn stores are hard at work planning an event to remember. We invite all fiber enthusiasts — knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers, and felters — to explore the many shops in Los Angeles County. Gather your best yarn friends, dust off your in-car games and favorite tunes, and make your plans to traverse LA’s freeways on a mission to visit every shop on the passport. For this event, at each shop you can pick up a pin, opt to purchase a commemorative tote, check out free patterns, enter to win prizes, join in on a trunk show, and enjoy special discounts on gorgeous yarns, patterns, and supplies.
Location: Throughout San Fernando Valley and LA County
More Information: https://layarncrawl.org/
Latin Food Fest Mar. 27-28
Enjoy celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, tasty appetizers, beer, wine, spirits, live music, and MUCH more.
Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park
More Information: https://latinfoodfest.com/events-los-angeles/
Montrose Brewfest Mar. 29
Enjoy craft beer and yummy appetizers and other samples at the Montrose Brewfest!
Location: 2200 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA 91020
More Information: http://brewfest.montrosechamber.org/