Did you know that July 4th is the most popular beach day of the year? It makes total sense, but inevitably means that come July 5th, beaches are looking a little more haggard than normal. This year, in coordination with Clean Beaches Week, LA-based beauty innovator QYKSonic is hosting a ‘Clean The Beach’ event at the Huntington City Beach on July 5th as a means to give back to the community and help keep the SoCal coast clean and pristine for everyone!
Dessert Goals is a sugar-filled and highly Instagrammable dessert fest that started in New York City. Two friends Liang Shi and Miraya Berke, who love dessert and decided there needed to be a very cute festival around it. Thus, Dessert Goals was born. This is their 6th festival and 2nd fest in LA. Hosted at the beautiful Cooper Design Space in DTLA, the fest will feature a tightly curated range of the city’s top dessert vendors, hand-picked by us to include both new and well-established purveyors of the most hyped, Instagrammable desserts in LA, and beyond.
More than 80 of the biggest sports and entertainment stars compete on the golf course for charity.
The ESPY® Awards aren’t like other award shows. You might expect a show that concentrates on sports stars, sports shows and sports stories to be mostly attended by sports figures. But you’re as likely to see a beautiful model or handsome actor at the show as a sports star. Celebrities of all types go to the ESPY® Awards because they are unpredictable and always entertaining. Plus, all sports are honored at this show, not just football or soccer.
JULY 11 Grand Opening Night with THE JAZZ CRUISE ALL-STARS featuring SHELLY BERG, KEN PEPLOWSKI, JEFF HAMILTON, CHRISTOPH LUY, RICKEY WOODARD
with special guest, CHUCK REDD
JULY 18 AKIKO-
JULY 25 BRIA SKONBERG QUINTET
AUG. 1 KEN PEPLOWSKI and THE KATIE THIROUX TRIO
AUG. 8 THE FOUR FRESHMEN, In Concert
AUG. 15 TONY GUERRERO
AUG. 22 JOHN PIZZARELLI TRIO, In Concert
AUG. 29 BYRON STRIPLING-BOBBY FLOYD QUARTET, Have Trumpet, Will Swing
SEPT. 5 BILLY MITCHELL & CIRCLE OF FRIENDS featuring BILI REDD
SEPT. 12 BARBARA MORRISON-RICKEY WOODARD QUINTET, Celebrating Barbara’s Birthday
SEPT. 19 TOM KUBIS BIG BAND, Live and Unleashed!
Fashion brand, Z SUPPLY, has a mission aimed at fighting human trafficking and celebrating the stories of each individual. With the #EverydayEveryone campaign, the everyday essentials brand teamed up with The Exodus Road, donating 100% of profits from a specially designed Everyday | Everyone tee to the organization!
Excitingly, Lancôme will attempt to set the Guinness World Record title for the Most people matched with foundation in 8-hours, featuring the iconic Lancome Teint Idole Ultra foundation. Lancôme’s dynamic team will work to match 1,200 passersby within an 8-hour period! Attendees will receive a 10-day sample of their perfect match and the chance to win a grand prize worth up to $500.00 of Lancôme products.
Founded by Parisian entrepreneurs and art collectors Jean-Jacques & Julie Darmon, 5 Art Gallery has become the premiere destination in LA to discover artists from the French urban and street art scene. Ahead of the next event, the gallery has acquired new work by French street and pop artists Barnabe and Jisbar, best known for their cartoon and pop-culture influenced work. They will be exhibiting alongside other French street artists such as BABS, Christophe Catelain, L’Atlas, Pro176, Tanc, MonkeyBird, DON, Xare and Zenoy, as well as pop artists like Richard Orlinski, Lisa Sartor and Vincent Faudemer.
Burgundy’s food, music and wine festival returns this summer for the French holiday Bastille. Rootstock will feature a roster of chart-topping international acts! For further enjoyment there is also a pop-up hotel, food and wine pairings at Chef’s Alley, a guided bike tour through the ancient vineyards and much more.
The Block Party is the organization’s largest fundraiser and this year’s theme is “Kingdom of Concern; An Evening of Feasting, Revelry and Dance.” The food and entertainment focused event is expected to attract 4,000 guests with a goal to exceed last year’s $2 million raised to fund research focused on immunology based methods to treat cancer.
SHARK WEEK: 30 Years of Shark ‘N’ Awe! The Exhibit gives visitors a chance to dive in to three decades of jaw-dropping shark stories and groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Visitors will have a chance to relive the annual ‘fin-tastic’ celebration’s greatest moments through compelling video, never-before-seen photography, props, and costumes, including NBA legend Shaquille O’Neil’s custom wetsuit from the 2018 promo campaign; and the opportunity to get an up-close look at Shark Week’s popular mascot, “Chompie, Jr.” The exhibit, which will occupy 3000 square feet of the Paley Center’s landmark Beverly Hills location, will also offer Shark-themed social photo-ops, and exclusive artifacts from the annual event that has taken viewers to unexplored locations and provided them with extensive insights into the mysterious world of sharks. And rounding out the experience will be an interactive display where visitors can test their knowledge of SHARK WEEK’s thirty-year history through an exciting trivia challenge!
FX will host the Snowfall Summer Kickback to celebrate the season 2 premiere of Snowfall, with an immersive arts space, featuring live DJ sets, art installations, and interactive experiences inspired by LA in the 80s. The Snowfall space will showcase original works and demos by LA artists Upendo Taylor and Beautify Earth, live sneaker art by Soles by Sir, and customization stations to let fans create their own branded swag. While DJs spin classics on the turntables that defined the era, fans can enjoy block party style food from LA favorites In-N-Out and Homeboy Industries.
The Sri Lanka Foundation is hosting the 12th Annual Sri Lankan Day to celebrate the incredible sights, sounds and flavors of the ancient island nation. This highly anticipated multi-cultural Expo is held to entertain and inform those interested in the history and traditions of this Southeastern Asian nation, and to keep those customs alive for immigrants, expatriates, and descendants of Sri Lanka living in Los Angeles. This annual celebration of Sri Lankan culture underscores their thriving community within Los Angeles, with many first-generation immigrants coming to a city known for its diversity, love, and respect for races and nationalities of all types.
Are you a female Boss Babe wanting to meet other women that are just as fabulous as you are? We’ve got the event for you to network with fellow Boss Babes & add to your Boss wardrobe! An exclusive 20% discount will be provided to all attendees during the event. Enjoy exclusive discounts, giveaways, shopping, snacks, juice from Pressed Juicery & a mimosa bar by @Coastal_Cocktails all while meeting new like-minded women who are wanting to expand their professional contacts. Don’t forget to bring your business cards so you can stay connected with your fellow Entrepreneurs!
The American Cancer Society will gather top LA restaurateurs and California vintners for the American Cancer Society’s California Spirit 33 Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City to honor Chef Ming Tsai for his inspiring work in the fight against cancer through his leadership of the national non-profit Family Reach. This signature event will be hosted by celebrated Mexican Chef Javier Plascencia and stands out amongst peer events exemplified by its elegant garden party setting and carefully curated high-end restaurant and spirits partners.
HUM presents its first annual beauty and wellness series, join the, for a day of beauty, wellness, and nutrition. They are bringing together experts, fresh thinkers and transformative activities to help you look and feel your absolute best. This event features workshops, yoga, education, live music, a selfie wall, the first ever collagen bar, and much more! Come as you are–water, mats, and refreshments provided. Special gift bag full of goodies for early arrivers!
Join an all-star lineup of top athletes and entertainers as The ESPYS celebrate the best sports stories of the year. Fans will relive the best plays, biggest upsets and most outstanding performances as the awards are given out.
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!
More than 40,000+ race fans are expected to attend what’s defined as one of the most fabulous, fashionable and fun festivities in the west — Opening Day at Del Mar. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style. Fashion-minded guests may participate in Del Mar’s annual tradition, the Opening Day Hats Contest where entrants compete for cash prizes and judged on creativity and style.
San Diego Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California.
Vote for your favorite nominees and see who wins on Nickelodeon
Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation, will host the 9th annual SeaChange Summer Party. This year’s Summer Garden Party will be hosted by multi-hyphenate and Oceana supporter, Seth MacFarlane and will include a world-class auction and cocktail reception, followed by a gourmet seated dinner and exciting live auction and program. The night will end with a SeaChange Post-Party Lounge, where guests can dance under the stars.
WAGcademy is the first conference gathering the wives and significant others of professional athletes from various sport leagues in the U.S. This one day getaway for the women will cover key topics such as: Purpose and Identity, Healthy Relationships, Making a Difference, Financial Literacy, GirlBoss, Reality TV and more! The purpose of the conference is to connect, inspire, empower, inform, and entertain a diverse group of women navigating life in sports.
This special night features a menu of Cleo favorites crafted by Chef Danny Elmaleh and a pairing of fine wines from DANA.
Come and get up to 80% off of the top fashion brands from The Dreslyn’s warehouse including: 3.1 Phillip Lim, A.P.C., Apiece Apart, Building Block, Caron Callahan, Elizabeth And James, GRLFRND, Golden Goose, Gray Matters, Helmut Lang, IRO, Jesse Kamm, Khaite, Lauren Manoogian, MM6 Maison Margiela, Mari Giudicelli, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Nili Lotan, Nomia, Ozma, R13, Rachel Comey, Raquel Allegra, Rick Owens Drkshdw, Rick Owens, Lilies, Samuji, Shaina Mote, St. Agni, T By Alexander Wang, Totême, Ulla Johnson, and Woman By Common Projects!
AltaMed Health Services, the nation’s largest, independent federally qualified community health center, proudly presents its signature Food & Wine Festivals in Southern California: the Grand Tasting at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom on Thursday, July 26, 5-9 p.m., the 13th annual “East LA Meets Napa: A Celebration of Argentina” at L.A. LIVE on Friday, July 27, 7-10 p.m. and the 4th annual “OC Meets Napa” at a San Juan Capistrano landmark on Saturday, July 28, 7-10 p.m. With the slogan “Savor, Celebrate, Support AltaMed,” all proceeds from the events benefit AltaMed’s programs that provide access to health and dental care, senior services, HIV treatment and prevention, teen mentoring programs, health education and more to families in Los Angeles and Orange County.
Fiddlehead Cellars will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on July 28, 2018 at their Fiddlestix Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills. They will be opening their barn doors to taste through history, popping the cork on many vintages and pouring over 30 wines.
Join the annual food and drink tasting event presented by the Leadership Council!
Walk With Sally hosts their 12th annual White Light White Night! Over 1,000 attendees are expected to come together in a sea of white to support children of families impacted by cancer. Guests can expect 25 of Los Angeles’ best restaurants, craft cocktails from Tito’s Vodka and a special musical performance by Belinda Carlisle of The Go Go’s! With your support at White Light White Night, they are able to continue to increase the amount of families supported through their free mentoring and support services. Thanks to YOU more children than ever will be supported by mentors this year!
The annual White Light White Night, presented by Walk With Sally, is set to feature a night of delectable food tastings, beer, wine and cocktails, and special live entertainment. The night benefits Los Angeles non-profit Walk With Sally, an organization dedicated to providing free mentoring support programs to children of parents or siblings with cancer – one child at a time, one heart at a time. Guests are encouraged to wear white and hospitality and seating will be provided. In addition to the live music, red carpet, and VIP experience, guests will enjoy gourmet bites from over 20 restaurants during the Taste of Los Angeles. The festivities will also include specialty cocktails and a local craft beer garden and boutique wine garden.
If you’ve ever bragged to your friends about how many hot wings you can eat in one sitting, PT’s Entertainment Group is hosting a heated competition for you to put some money where your mouth is. The $4,000 Carolina reaper wing-eating challenge will be held at PT’s Ranch in Henderson, NV, where you can come show just how much you can stuff yourself!
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!
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!
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!