Lollapalooza @ Grant Park, Chicago, IL
Aug 2 – Aug 5 all-day

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and EDM bands and artists, dance and comedy performances and craft booths. It has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups and various visual artists.

Dear Media Podcast featuring WorkParty @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm

WorkParty™ is a movement for a new generation of women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms. It’s also the forthcoming book & podcast from Create & Cultivate Founder & CEO, Jaclyn Johnson.

Hard Summer Music Festival @ Glen Helen Amphitheater & Regional Park in Southern California
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
Instagram and Instastories for Style Influencers @ Beverly Hills, CA
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You’ve got brains, you’ve got style, you’ve got the social media skills. So, how can you leverage Instagram to become a style/fashion/beauty star? Join us at the Breguet Boutique in Beverly Hills for a discussion of the ins-and-outs with social media leaders such as our own Editor-in-Cheif, Kinya Claiborne, Fox anchor Susan Hirasuna and many more of those in the Instagram and beauty business!

Long Beach Jazz Festival @ Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach CA
Aug 10 – Aug 12 all-day

Once again, the 29th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival (LBJF) #LBJazzFest keeps the focus on jazz. Featuring artists whose performances are rooted in JAZZ, The Long Beach Jazz Festival serves up JAZZ in all its forms– mainstream… contemporary… fusion… IT’S All ABOUT JAZZ—jazz lightly spiced with R&B, funk, soul, gospel and blues. It’s a Jazz Feast promising something for everyone. Performers include Jeffrey Osborne; BWB featuring Norman Brown / Kirk Whalum; Dave Koz and David Sanborn;  Kenny Lattimore; and Kim Waters

One Million Crayon Drive @ Culver City, CA
Aug 11 all-day

Crayon Collection is an amazing organizaiton that recycles slightly used crayons from restaurants and donates them to schools in need. The average teacher spends $900 out of their own pocket each school year so their students can have the supplies they need. Studies have proven that children with arts education perform better in all subjects, including math, reading and writing. And very exciting, the event will be the largest crayon drive in history and will officially set the Guinness World Record! It will be very visual, with a million crayons making up a huge maze and hundreds of LA teachers coming to pick up free crayons for the school year! They will also have students repackaging used crayons into little bags along with a note that will then be donated to students in need.

Corona Electric Beach Pool Party @ West Hollywood, CA
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Experience all the fun in the sun with Corona Electric Beach featuring world-renowned DJs. Traveling across the US and partnering with festival pioneers, Corona Electric Beach is where “Beats meet the beach.”

Burbank Comedy Festival @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 12 – Aug 18 all-day

Top celebrity headlining comedians, and over 200 of the hottest new talent from around the world, will converge in Burbank, California, for the 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival. Past performers have included Adam Carolla, Jeff Garlin, Jimmy Dore, Tom Segura, Christopher Titus, Carol Leifer, Kevin Pollak, and many more. The Burbank Comedy Festival offers the next generation of talent the opportunity to perform and connect with top entertainment professionals, to encourage the expansion live comedy into the community, and to do some funny business in Downtown Burbank.

Teen Choice Awards @ The Forum, Inglewood
Aug 12 all-day

The Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show that airs on the Fox network. The awards honor the year’s biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, television, fashion, and more, voted by teen viewers (ages 13 to 19). Winners receive a full size surfboard designed with the graphics of that year’s show.

Tacos on Pico @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Open to the public, the evening will showcase the Jonathan Gold “Pico…where I learned to eat.” mural by Hattas Murals, in honor of the revered critic who has given so much to the city of Los Angeles, the dining public, and the restaurant industry. Trejo’s Tacos will provide free tacos to the first 200 in attendance. Attendees are also encouraged to donate to the GoFundMe campaign, created by friends of the Gold-Ochoa family to assist them with immediate expenses.

Kate Somerville +Retinol VitaC Power Serum Launch Event @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instagrammable mommnets, snacks, goodies and more!

Pacific Wine & Food Classic @ Newport Beach Dunes Waterfront Resort
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day

The annual Wine & Food Festival will feature more than 100 not-to-miss summer inspired experiences. A small sampling of what festival guests can enjoy include: A Summer Wine Garden, Celebrity Cruise Silent Disco, Taco & Beer Lounge by Towne Park Brewing and Chela’s, Paella and Sangria Lounge by Villa Roma, Official “Pacific Burger” by Burger Boss, “Off the Hook Seafood” by Anderson’s Seafood, Fresh Baja Shellfish Bar, Gelato Bar featuring Classic Summer Flavors by Golden Spoon, Live Broadcast of The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, US Foods Chef Lounge,Sommelier Wine & Food Journey by BXCR Wine Bar, Melissa’s Produce Grilled Corn and so many more delicious happenings.

Tradlands x Scout Classic Pop-Up @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come and meet the team and shop special deals! Free T-shirt with purhase for first 25 customers plus complimentary snacks and drinks.

Project Angel Food’s 27th Annual Angel Awards @ Project Angel Food’s 27th Annual Angel Awards
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Angel Awards Gala is a magical night under the stars in Hollywood and has long been considered one of the most enduringly spectacular events on the summer calendar. The gala takes place at Project Angel Food headquarters, where the entire parking lot and adjacent street is transformed into a stunning venue worthy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Dining in this glamorous environment, guests will feast on delicacies created by some of Los Angeles’ most famous Chefs, including Rory Herrmann, Chef/Owner Barrel & Ashes who is the evening’s Culinary Director, Jason Neroni, Chef/Owner Rose Café who will create the starters, Neal Fraser, Chef/Owner Redbird/Vibiana who will craft the main courses and Private Chef Stuart O’Keeffe on dessert. All of the food for the evening will be prepared in the Project Angel Food kitchen. The evening will feature cocktails and a silent auction followed by dinner, the awards program and a live auction and entertainment.

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) @ Radio City Music Hall, New York
Aug 20 all-day

The MTV Video Music Awards is an award show presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival @ Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Aug 22 – Aug 26 all-day

The seventh annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented with founding partners FOOD & WINE and Lexus, is set to feature three-nights and four-days of unrivalled tastings, dinners, lunches, seminars, book signings, cooking demonstrations, and special events, showcasing the finest in food and drink culture.

Headquartered in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, with main events directly in front of the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall and The Broad museum, the Los Angeles Food & Wine festival will also feature tastings, dinners, lunches, seminars, cooking demonstrations, and special events located across parts of greater Los Angeles including Downtown, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Hollywood, and more.

In addition to the extraordinary culinary talent on-hand, Los Angeles Food & Wine has been lauded for its headlining musical performances from award-wining artists, including Questlove and The Roots, Beastie Boys founding member Mike D, 2015 Academy Award-winner Common, and Grammy-nominee Gavin DeGraw.

Hellen’s Sample Shop Grand Opening @ DTLA, CA
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Free merchandise, food, drinks, music, give-aways and much more!

NYX FACE Awards @ Nokia Live Center in Los Angeles, CA
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm

NYX has announced the FINAL 6 who will be traveling out to LA for the last and final round of the competition to name ‘Beauty Vlogger of the year’. The judging panel made up of Ingrid Neilson, Ve Neil, Megan Mcintyre, and Melissa Giannni. In addition, NYX has added an exciting performance part to this year’s live show! The musical performance will be put on by YouTube’s pop sensation Chloe x Halle and Alyssa Edwards.

Burning Man @ Nevada’s Black Rock Desert
Aug 26 – Sep 4 all-day

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. In this crucible of creativity, all are welcome.

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance @ Pebble Beach, CA
Aug 26 all-day

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is often said to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile. Only the most beautiful and rare automobiles are invited to appear on the famed eighteenth fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links each year, and connoisseurs of art and technology congregate to see beautifull and rare automobiles are invited to appear on the famed eighteenth fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links each year, and connoisseurs of art and technology congregate to see them.

Cleo Winemaker Dinner @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
Reserve your seat for this exclusive winemaker dinner at Cleo Mediterraneo featuring a menu of Cleo favorites crafted by Chef Danny Elmaleh and a pairing of fine wines from Algodon Fine Wines. 
LA Times The Taste @ Los Angeles, CA
Aug 31 all-day

Savor the city as The Taste, Los Angeles Times’ annual celebration of the Southern California culinary scene, returns to the Paramount Pictures Studios backlot this Labor Day weekend and adds sessions in Costa Mesa at The MET over three autumn days in October. Hosted by The Times Food staff – Jonathan Gold, Amy Scattergood, Jenn Harris and Noelle Carter, each edition of The Taste will include three individual events over three dates. Unlimited tastings from the region’s best kitchens, a variety of wine, beer and cocktails, plus access to demonstrations and seminars are included with admission.

Cheat Day Land @ Los Angeles, CA
Sep 1 all-day

If you’ve ever dreamt of donuts while pumping iron, or simply wished that being bad didn’t have to be so bad for you, then Cheat Day Land may well be the place for you. Rubi Rymenmy; creator and founder of Art Flying Aerial is presenting Cheat Day Land to Los Angeles, CA. Cheat Day Land is a space where healthy lifestyle advocates can take a break from their dietary restrictions and indulge in whatever strikes their fancy for the day. Everyone’s entitled to a cheat day after all. Cheat Day Land will open its doors from September 1st-30th! Indulge in 30 days of cheat meals while you can!  Bring your appetite, snap some photos for #TheGram, and dive in to all of your favorite guilty pleasures! Cheat Day is coming!

Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival @ Philadelphia, PA
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day

Made in America, the JAY-Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend, returns to Philadelphia for a seventh year. A primary goal of Made in America is to continue the festival’s positive impact on the communities involved. Since the inaugural two-day concert in 2012, the event has generated $102.8 million in economic impact for the city.  This year, the festival, produced by Roc Nation, will continue to benefit the ACLU of Pennsylvania as well as United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Abercrombie & Fitch, Citi, Monster Energy and Puma’s commitments to the arts, as well as the community, make each a perfect fit with Made in America. The festival not only honors artists and music lovers, but it also benefits organizations that are vital to accomplishing much needed positive work.

WCOL Country Jam @ Columbus, OH
Sep 1 all-day

Ohio’s largest country music event, 92.3 WCOL Country Jam + Campout will feature artists Brett Young, Chris Lane and Craig Campbell to the CST Utilities Main Stage, as well as award-winning and highly-acclaimed country artists Sam Hunt, Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay, and many more!

StyleCon. @ New York, NY
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm

StyleCon brings together a community of fashion and beauty lovers and modern millennials to celebrate women’s empowerment and build networks, as well as offering the latest updates on trending fashion and beauty products and services!

An Evening of Comedy + Music @ New York City, NY
Sep 12 all-day

An Evening of Comedy + Music, headlined by Jerry Seinfeld, with Leslie Jones, Gad Elmaleh, and Sebastian Maniscalco, along with musical performances by John Legendand other surprise musical guests. This event will be in support of the life-changing work of GOOD+ Foundation, a national organization focused on improving outcomes for families and children living in poverty.

An Evening on the Beach @ Santa Monica, CA
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

On Thursday, September 13, the ultimate summer evening returns with the eighth annual An Evening on the Beach, presented by Audi, at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica, to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels of Los Angeles. The oceanside celebration is a truly unique food and wine experience, allowing guests to enjoy an evening of delicious dishes, glass in hand and toes in the sand.

A group of LA’s best chefs present decadent bites, served alongside beer and wine tastings, specialty cocktails, and great live music for guests to enjoy while the summer sun sets over the ocean. Dress is casual, shoes are optional, and proceeds will help to provide 3,000 meals needed to feed homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents across the Los Angeles area every day.

This year’s chef line-up includes Zach Pollack of Alimento and Cosa Buona, Gino Angelini of Angelini Osteria, Genevieve Gergis of Bestia and Bavel, Ray Garcia of Broken Spanish, Jonathan Grahm of Compartes Chocolates, Denis Crutchfield and Shannon Swindle of Craft Los Angeles, Hilary Henderson of CUT Beverly Hills, Mimmo Bruno of Di Stefano Cheese, Chris Feldmeier of Gabi James, Jason McClain, Adina Rivera-Schaefer and Masa Endo of The Jonathan Club, Charles Olalia of Ma’am Sir, Jude Parra-Sickels of Majordōmo, Miles Thompson of Michael’s Restaurant, Enrique Cuevas of Mikkeller DTLA, Zak Walters of The Misfit and Ingo’s Tasty Diner, Dahlia Narvaez of Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza and Chi Spacca, Carlos Cabrera of Petrossian, Mark Peel of Prawn, and Brian Bornemann of Viale dei Romani.

Specialty cocktails will be created and presented by Shawn Lickliter of Republique, in addition to a martini bar complete with Petrossian caviar-stuffed olives. For the first time this year, Hermosa Brewing Company will present a selection of their local, craft beers.  A group of guest vintners will showcase a number of their wines, including Ascension Cellars, BeeKeeper Cellars, Bonaccorsi Wine Company, Dr. Loosen Wines, Golden State Wine Co., Kalin Cellars, Malibu Vineyards, The Malibu Vineyard, Navarro Vineyards, Nellcote, Revenant Winery, and Workman Ayer, with many more to come.

Tickets are $190, including parking, and are on sale now through the event website

Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island @ Newport Beach, CA
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun, food and music!