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Summertime Happenings In DTLA

Level up your summer (and avoid FOMO) by filling your SoCal days with these exclusive in-person activities.

Grand Performances, June - September 2021

This iconic (and free) outdoor concert series features live performances by a mix of highly sought-after and intriguing international DJs and bands. Anchored at the newly overhauled California Plaza, the series is returning for its 35th season. Add artists Talib Kweli, The Do-Over, and Cut Chemist to your summer diary.


The 95th Annual AmericaFest, July 4, 2021

AmericaFest, hosted at the Rose Bowl, is a celebration of everything red, white, and blue—and undoubtedly the most explosive show in L.A. Let your patriotic vibes soar while engaging in carnival-inspired fun followed by motocross stunts. Fireworks set off at 9 pm sharp.


L.A. Smorgasburg, reopening July 4

If you're anything like us, then you've missed Sunday strolls through dozens of restaurant stalls and pop-up shops for every mood. But thank the heavens, Smorgasburg L.A. is coming back, finally. Taste test your way through L.A.'s culinary landscape, and gleefully fill your stomachs like it's 2019. Many restaurants and makers are returning from previous years, but there will be new stalls to try, too.


Stay close to all the action and enjoy 25% off your stay with us this summer.