Sep
26
Thu
Metropolitan Fashion Week @ Los Angeles City Hall
Sep 26 all-day

(MetroFW), the most fashionable week in Hollywood, kicks off its annual festivities with a fashion show featuring unique costumes and haute couture gowns and industry fashion awards, September 26 – October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall and various locations throughout Los Angeles. MetroFW will be hosted and produced by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo and Univision.Metropolitan Fashion Week Los Angeles festivities begin with the Opening Night & Fashion Design Contest at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles on Thursday, September 26, hosted by Sam Rubin, entertainment reporter for the KTLA Morning News. Inspired by Project Runway, Designers will showcase one Greek Mythology Inspired Masterpiece, couture gown or costume. The winner will have the opportunity to participate in the Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall. Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards, will take place Saturday, October 5, 2019, at The Iconic Los Angeles City Hall and hosted by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and television personality for Telemundo and KTLA, and Christine Devine, six-time Emmy® Award winning television news anchor for KTTV’s Fox 11 News. The festivities will open with a special dance number featuring Emmy nominated choreographer Dmitry Chaplin.The Closing Gala & Fashion Awards will recognize outstanding contributions in costume design, fashion and more. Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity by supporting a special charity each year. This year’s fashion week supports Project Imagination. Metropolitan Fashion Week will donate a Christmas Tree/Holiday Kit to selected families in need throughout the Los Angeles area.

Metropolitan Fashion Week LA @ Los Angeles, CA
Sep 26 – Oct 5 all-day

Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and soon, New York. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers on one runway!

CFO Awards @ Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

At this awards dinner, The 13th annual CFO Awards will recognize L.A. County finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. Given the challenging and ever-changing economic climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team. Nominations are submitted for Public Company, Small Private Company, Large Private Company and Nonprofit Organization.

Sep
28
Sat
LOS ANGELES HAUNTED HAYRIDE @ Griffith Park
Sep 28 all-day

The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride announced plans for a completely reimagined and unparalleled haunted experience for 2019, including an expanded lineup of event attractions and ghostly theme for the very first time. Produced by Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, the highly anticipated Halloween attraction will return to Griffith Park for the 11th consecutive year on Saturday, September 28 – Saturday, November 2, 2019. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00AM PT. For the very first time and due to popular demand, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will be open following Halloween, through Saturday, November 2, 2019. This year, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will transform the Griffith Park grounds into Midnight Falls, an eerie and mysterious fictitious village set in 1985, where time stands still and it is always Halloween. Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is making a sizeable investment this year, resulting in an entirely new experience, from new attractions to new characters. Every scare zone, maze, ride, character, set and narrative are entirely new and reimagined.

Gelato Festival @ Plaza of the Pacific Design Center
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Long known as a celebrity haven where fashion, art, and architecture effortlessly blends with dining and nightlife, West Hollywood’s Design District is adding another international marquee name to its roster with the widely acclaimed Gelato Festival. Set at the plaza of the Pacific Design Center on September 28 and 29, this will be the final American round of culinary competitions in 2019 where the “coolest” chefs gather to impress both a professional tasting panel as well as thousands of fans who will vote for their favorite expression of Italy’s most famous frozen dessert.The Gelato Festival will run from 11am until 7pm, with live entertainment and art complimented by an exhibition tent featuring some of LA’s finest restaurants to pair alongside the official competing flavors which include Mexican Chocolate with sweet mole and cacahuate, Strawberry Herbal Sorbet, Pineapple Butter Gelato, and Mangonada with chamoy sauce and tajin spices among many others. A wristband entitles guests to all you can eat competing gelato flavors while participating in all the Gelato Festival activities and the vote to decide The Best Gelato in West Hollywood. The winner will continue the journey towards the Gelato Festival World Masters in Italy, the ultimate stage in competitive gelato. Air Italy travels with Gelato Festival as the Global Partner.

Sep
30
Mon
NYX FACE Awards @ Nokia Live Center in Los Angeles, CA
Sep 30 all-day

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.

Oct
4
Fri
Korean Masters Dinner @ All-Star Chef Classic
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm

On October 4th experience the culinary traditions and techniques of Korea first-hand, as five masters of Korean cuisine showcase their artistry in this five-course, fine dining affair. Each course is paired with thoughtfully selected wines and cocktails to enhance your dining experience.

Oct
5
Sat
Eat See Hear Presents PSYCHO @ Autry Museum of the American West
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us Saturday, October 5, as Eat|See|Hear, the original traveling outdoor cinema series, closes out its 2019 season with a special viewer’s choice screening of the classic 1960 Hitchcock thriller, PSYCHO! Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer to run away with her boyfriend, is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother. Projected on to the largest inflatable movie screen on the West Coast, the film will follow a musical performance by L.A.-based retro indie rocker MAWD and bites from some of L.A.’s most delicious food trucks.(Doors 5:30pm, Music 7pm, Movie 8:30pm)

Oct
8
Tue
LA Fashion Week (LAFW) @ Petersen Automotive Museum
Oct 8 all-day

LA Fashion Week (LAFW) returns this October with a jam-packed lineup at the celebrated Petersen Automotive Museum showcasing an exciting line up of talented and innovative international and US-based fashion designers. The Spring/Summer 2020 lineup kicks off with an exclusive invite-only show on October 8th where world-renowned international fashion designer and former Chanel and Givenchy Creative Director, Julien Macdonald, will present a never before seen ready-to-wear Spring 2020 collection. The five-day week of extraordinary fashion starting October 8 through October 12, includes California’s own Coral Castillo, known for her edgy yet feminine fashions, recognized for her work as the winner of this year’s Moss Adams Fashion Innovator (MAFI) Award. Castillo’s October 11th show is sponsored by Moss Adams’, a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity as the presenting sponsor for the evening. This season LAFW is receiving support from sponsors including an exclusive bottled water sponsorship from the pioneer of ionized alkaline water in the U.S., Essentia Water, influencer engagement support from legendary LA clothing retailer Fred Segal, accommodations provided by The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most iconic luxury and historic hotels, and exclusive VIP gifting products from e-commerce giant, JoyBuy.com.

Oct
13
Sun
Food Event 2019 @ Saddlerock Ranch
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Food Event will be held at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills and will feature 40 of LA’s iconic restaurants, selected by our editorial team, serving tastings. Some notable restaurants include: Alta Adams, Calabra, Fia, Gracias Madre, L’Antica Pizzeria de Michele, Pasta Sisters, Pikoh, and Yours Truly. The day will also feature live cooking demonstrations from Anne Conness, Brendan Collins, Keith Corbin, and Vartan Abgaryan plus boutique wine tastings, craft brews, and creative cocktails.

Oct
16
Wed
FounderMade Discovery Show @ Santa Monica, CA
Oct 16 all-day

Showcase your innovations face-to-face with top consumer companies, retailers, brands, investors, media and influencers.

Oct
17
Thu
Latin AMAs @ Hollywood, CA
Oct 17 all-day

The “Latin American Music Awards” pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the tradition of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted award show. The three-hour special showcases electrifying musical performances in English and Spanish because music transcends language.

Oct
18
Fri
5th PANAFEST @ The Downtown Independent, DTLA
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

PANAFEST by PIFF/LA returns on October 18-20, 2019. Times are Friday, October 18th, 2019 from 5 pm to Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 11:59pm. PIFF/LA will celebrate its fifth edition at a new venue: The Downtown Independent on Main St, DTLA. PANAFEST features the work of Latinx filmmakers from throughout the Americas, Spain, and the Caribbean. In Spanish and in English. PANAFEST screens shorts, documentaries, animated films, 360 VR projects, and feature films. Plus, networking, panels, and parties.

Oct
24
Thu
9th Annual Legacy of Vision Gala @ Beverly Hills, CA
Oct 24 all-day

Los Angeles Mission strives to be a world leader among Missions that provide for the poor, restore the addicted and eliminate homelessness.

Nov
8
Fri
Summit LA19 @ Downtown Los Angeles
Nov 8 all-day

Summit, one of the world’s premier ideas festivals with a global community of today’s brightest leaders, announced today details on the Culinary program for their annual flagship event. Summit LA19 will take place November 8th-11th, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles, and feature renowned chefs, authors, bartenders, and brands in the food and beverage industry, as they educate, inspire and sustain over 3,000 attendees throughout the weekend. Featured culinary pioneers will join the world class lineup, including the mother of the American Farm-to-Table Movement Alice Waters; Co-Owner of Mozza Restaurant Group Nancy Silverton; artist, designer, and urban farming champion Ron Finley aka “The Gangsta Gardener;” chef and author Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza and Mama Rabbit; activist, sommelier, and award-winning bartender Ashtin Berry; as well as food personality and James Beard Award winner Bill Esparza.Summit will incorporate ingredients from local farms in their daily offerings, and donate food product to local shelters in partnership with Twice New, a foundation that redistributes event food product and service items to local charitable organizations. Lunches will feature a plant-forward menu in partnership with Executive Chef Haru Kishi, Adina Neimerow and The Copper Key.Summit will also produce a number of thematic dining events including a groundbreaking cannabis dinner, natural wine pairings, a Kamayan style Filipino feasts and sustainable southern comfort cuisine. The event also offers exclusive reservations at some of DTLA’s hottest local restaurants.
In addition to feeding guests through these various pop-ups, experiences and surprises, Culinary will present hands-on workshops, cooking and mixology classes, and talks on important threads in hospitality, food and drink, including health, policy, and inclusion.

Nov
10
Sun
2019 “E! People’s Choice Awards” @ Barker Hangar in Santa Monica
Nov 10 @ 9:00 pm

The “E! People’s Choice Awards” will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 10th starting at 9pm ET/PT, with “E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” kicking off at 7pm ET/PT.“Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” the “E! People’s Choice Awards” are both produced by Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski.

Sep
26
Thu
Metropolitan Fashion Week @ Los Angeles City Hall
Sep 26 all-day

(MetroFW), the most fashionable week in Hollywood, kicks off its annual festivities with a fashion show featuring unique costumes and haute couture gowns and industry fashion awards, September 26 – October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall and various locations throughout Los Angeles. MetroFW will be hosted and produced by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo and Univision.Metropolitan Fashion Week Los Angeles festivities begin with the Opening Night & Fashion Design Contest at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles on Thursday, September 26, hosted by Sam Rubin, entertainment reporter for the KTLA Morning News. Inspired by Project Runway, Designers will showcase one Greek Mythology Inspired Masterpiece, couture gown or costume. The winner will have the opportunity to participate in the Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall. Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards, will take place Saturday, October 5, 2019, at The Iconic Los Angeles City Hall and hosted by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and television personality for Telemundo and KTLA, and Christine Devine, six-time Emmy® Award winning television news anchor for KTTV’s Fox 11 News. The festivities will open with a special dance number featuring Emmy nominated choreographer Dmitry Chaplin.The Closing Gala & Fashion Awards will recognize outstanding contributions in costume design, fashion and more. Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity by supporting a special charity each year. This year’s fashion week supports Project Imagination. Metropolitan Fashion Week will donate a Christmas Tree/Holiday Kit to selected families in need throughout the Los Angeles area.

Metropolitan Fashion Week LA @ Los Angeles, CA
Sep 26 – Oct 5 all-day

Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and soon, New York. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers on one runway!

CFO Awards @ Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

At this awards dinner, The 13th annual CFO Awards will recognize L.A. County finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. Given the challenging and ever-changing economic climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team. Nominations are submitted for Public Company, Small Private Company, Large Private Company and Nonprofit Organization.

Sep
28
Sat
LOS ANGELES HAUNTED HAYRIDE @ Griffith Park
Sep 28 all-day

The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride announced plans for a completely reimagined and unparalleled haunted experience for 2019, including an expanded lineup of event attractions and ghostly theme for the very first time. Produced by Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, the highly anticipated Halloween attraction will return to Griffith Park for the 11th consecutive year on Saturday, September 28 – Saturday, November 2, 2019. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00AM PT. For the very first time and due to popular demand, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will be open following Halloween, through Saturday, November 2, 2019. This year, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will transform the Griffith Park grounds into Midnight Falls, an eerie and mysterious fictitious village set in 1985, where time stands still and it is always Halloween. Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is making a sizeable investment this year, resulting in an entirely new experience, from new attractions to new characters. Every scare zone, maze, ride, character, set and narrative are entirely new and reimagined.

Gelato Festival @ Plaza of the Pacific Design Center
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Long known as a celebrity haven where fashion, art, and architecture effortlessly blends with dining and nightlife, West Hollywood’s Design District is adding another international marquee name to its roster with the widely acclaimed Gelato Festival. Set at the plaza of the Pacific Design Center on September 28 and 29, this will be the final American round of culinary competitions in 2019 where the “coolest” chefs gather to impress both a professional tasting panel as well as thousands of fans who will vote for their favorite expression of Italy’s most famous frozen dessert.The Gelato Festival will run from 11am until 7pm, with live entertainment and art complimented by an exhibition tent featuring some of LA’s finest restaurants to pair alongside the official competing flavors which include Mexican Chocolate with sweet mole and cacahuate, Strawberry Herbal Sorbet, Pineapple Butter Gelato, and Mangonada with chamoy sauce and tajin spices among many others. A wristband entitles guests to all you can eat competing gelato flavors while participating in all the Gelato Festival activities and the vote to decide The Best Gelato in West Hollywood. The winner will continue the journey towards the Gelato Festival World Masters in Italy, the ultimate stage in competitive gelato. Air Italy travels with Gelato Festival as the Global Partner.

Sep
30
Mon
NYX FACE Awards @ Nokia Live Center in Los Angeles, CA
Sep 30 all-day

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.

Oct
4
Fri
Korean Masters Dinner @ All-Star Chef Classic
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm

On October 4th experience the culinary traditions and techniques of Korea first-hand, as five masters of Korean cuisine showcase their artistry in this five-course, fine dining affair. Each course is paired with thoughtfully selected wines and cocktails to enhance your dining experience.

Oct
5
Sat
Eat See Hear Presents PSYCHO @ Autry Museum of the American West
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us Saturday, October 5, as Eat|See|Hear, the original traveling outdoor cinema series, closes out its 2019 season with a special viewer’s choice screening of the classic 1960 Hitchcock thriller, PSYCHO! Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer to run away with her boyfriend, is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother. Projected on to the largest inflatable movie screen on the West Coast, the film will follow a musical performance by L.A.-based retro indie rocker MAWD and bites from some of L.A.’s most delicious food trucks.(Doors 5:30pm, Music 7pm, Movie 8:30pm)

Oct
8
Tue
LA Fashion Week (LAFW) @ Petersen Automotive Museum
Oct 8 all-day

LA Fashion Week (LAFW) returns this October with a jam-packed lineup at the celebrated Petersen Automotive Museum showcasing an exciting line up of talented and innovative international and US-based fashion designers. The Spring/Summer 2020 lineup kicks off with an exclusive invite-only show on October 8th where world-renowned international fashion designer and former Chanel and Givenchy Creative Director, Julien Macdonald, will present a never before seen ready-to-wear Spring 2020 collection. The five-day week of extraordinary fashion starting October 8 through October 12, includes California’s own Coral Castillo, known for her edgy yet feminine fashions, recognized for her work as the winner of this year’s Moss Adams Fashion Innovator (MAFI) Award. Castillo’s October 11th show is sponsored by Moss Adams’, a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity as the presenting sponsor for the evening. This season LAFW is receiving support from sponsors including an exclusive bottled water sponsorship from the pioneer of ionized alkaline water in the U.S., Essentia Water, influencer engagement support from legendary LA clothing retailer Fred Segal, accommodations provided by The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most iconic luxury and historic hotels, and exclusive VIP gifting products from e-commerce giant, JoyBuy.com.

Oct
13
Sun
Food Event 2019 @ Saddlerock Ranch
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Food Event will be held at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills and will feature 40 of LA’s iconic restaurants, selected by our editorial team, serving tastings. Some notable restaurants include: Alta Adams, Calabra, Fia, Gracias Madre, L’Antica Pizzeria de Michele, Pasta Sisters, Pikoh, and Yours Truly. The day will also feature live cooking demonstrations from Anne Conness, Brendan Collins, Keith Corbin, and Vartan Abgaryan plus boutique wine tastings, craft brews, and creative cocktails.

Oct
16
Wed
FounderMade Discovery Show @ Santa Monica, CA
Oct 16 all-day

Showcase your innovations face-to-face with top consumer companies, retailers, brands, investors, media and influencers.

Oct
17
Thu
Latin AMAs @ Hollywood, CA
Oct 17 all-day

The “Latin American Music Awards” pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the tradition of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted award show. The three-hour special showcases electrifying musical performances in English and Spanish because music transcends language.

Oct
18
Fri
5th PANAFEST @ The Downtown Independent, DTLA
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

PANAFEST by PIFF/LA returns on October 18-20, 2019. Times are Friday, October 18th, 2019 from 5 pm to Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 11:59pm. PIFF/LA will celebrate its fifth edition at a new venue: The Downtown Independent on Main St, DTLA. PANAFEST features the work of Latinx filmmakers from throughout the Americas, Spain, and the Caribbean. In Spanish and in English. PANAFEST screens shorts, documentaries, animated films, 360 VR projects, and feature films. Plus, networking, panels, and parties.

Oct
24
Thu
9th Annual Legacy of Vision Gala @ Beverly Hills, CA
Oct 24 all-day

Los Angeles Mission strives to be a world leader among Missions that provide for the poor, restore the addicted and eliminate homelessness.

Nov
8
Fri
Summit LA19 @ Downtown Los Angeles
Nov 8 all-day

Summit, one of the world’s premier ideas festivals with a global community of today’s brightest leaders, announced today details on the Culinary program for their annual flagship event. Summit LA19 will take place November 8th-11th, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles, and feature renowned chefs, authors, bartenders, and brands in the food and beverage industry, as they educate, inspire and sustain over 3,000 attendees throughout the weekend. Featured culinary pioneers will join the world class lineup, including the mother of the American Farm-to-Table Movement Alice Waters; Co-Owner of Mozza Restaurant Group Nancy Silverton; artist, designer, and urban farming champion Ron Finley aka “The Gangsta Gardener;” chef and author Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza and Mama Rabbit; activist, sommelier, and award-winning bartender Ashtin Berry; as well as food personality and James Beard Award winner Bill Esparza.Summit will incorporate ingredients from local farms in their daily offerings, and donate food product to local shelters in partnership with Twice New, a foundation that redistributes event food product and service items to local charitable organizations. Lunches will feature a plant-forward menu in partnership with Executive Chef Haru Kishi, Adina Neimerow and The Copper Key.Summit will also produce a number of thematic dining events including a groundbreaking cannabis dinner, natural wine pairings, a Kamayan style Filipino feasts and sustainable southern comfort cuisine. The event also offers exclusive reservations at some of DTLA’s hottest local restaurants.
In addition to feeding guests through these various pop-ups, experiences and surprises, Culinary will present hands-on workshops, cooking and mixology classes, and talks on important threads in hospitality, food and drink, including health, policy, and inclusion.

Nov
10
Sun
2019 “E! People’s Choice Awards” @ Barker Hangar in Santa Monica
Nov 10 @ 9:00 pm

The “E! People’s Choice Awards” will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 10th starting at 9pm ET/PT, with “E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” kicking off at 7pm ET/PT.“Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” the “E! People’s Choice Awards” are both produced by Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski.

Sep
26
Thu
Metropolitan Fashion Week @ Los Angeles City Hall
Sep 26 all-day

(MetroFW), the most fashionable week in Hollywood, kicks off its annual festivities with a fashion show featuring unique costumes and haute couture gowns and industry fashion awards, September 26 – October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall and various locations throughout Los Angeles. MetroFW will be hosted and produced by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo and Univision.Metropolitan Fashion Week Los Angeles festivities begin with the Opening Night & Fashion Design Contest at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles on Thursday, September 26, hosted by Sam Rubin, entertainment reporter for the KTLA Morning News. Inspired by Project Runway, Designers will showcase one Greek Mythology Inspired Masterpiece, couture gown or costume. The winner will have the opportunity to participate in the Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Los Angeles City Hall. Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards, will take place Saturday, October 5, 2019, at The Iconic Los Angeles City Hall and hosted by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and television personality for Telemundo and KTLA, and Christine Devine, six-time Emmy® Award winning television news anchor for KTTV’s Fox 11 News. The festivities will open with a special dance number featuring Emmy nominated choreographer Dmitry Chaplin.The Closing Gala & Fashion Awards will recognize outstanding contributions in costume design, fashion and more. Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity by supporting a special charity each year. This year’s fashion week supports Project Imagination. Metropolitan Fashion Week will donate a Christmas Tree/Holiday Kit to selected families in need throughout the Los Angeles area.

Metropolitan Fashion Week LA @ Los Angeles, CA
Sep 26 – Oct 5 all-day

Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and soon, New York. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers on one runway!

CFO Awards @ Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

At this awards dinner, The 13th annual CFO Awards will recognize L.A. County finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. Given the challenging and ever-changing economic climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team. Nominations are submitted for Public Company, Small Private Company, Large Private Company and Nonprofit Organization.

Sep
28
Sat
LOS ANGELES HAUNTED HAYRIDE @ Griffith Park
Sep 28 all-day

The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride announced plans for a completely reimagined and unparalleled haunted experience for 2019, including an expanded lineup of event attractions and ghostly theme for the very first time. Produced by Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, the highly anticipated Halloween attraction will return to Griffith Park for the 11th consecutive year on Saturday, September 28 – Saturday, November 2, 2019. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00AM PT. For the very first time and due to popular demand, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will be open following Halloween, through Saturday, November 2, 2019. This year, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will transform the Griffith Park grounds into Midnight Falls, an eerie and mysterious fictitious village set in 1985, where time stands still and it is always Halloween. Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is making a sizeable investment this year, resulting in an entirely new experience, from new attractions to new characters. Every scare zone, maze, ride, character, set and narrative are entirely new and reimagined.

Gelato Festival @ Plaza of the Pacific Design Center
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Long known as a celebrity haven where fashion, art, and architecture effortlessly blends with dining and nightlife, West Hollywood’s Design District is adding another international marquee name to its roster with the widely acclaimed Gelato Festival. Set at the plaza of the Pacific Design Center on September 28 and 29, this will be the final American round of culinary competitions in 2019 where the “coolest” chefs gather to impress both a professional tasting panel as well as thousands of fans who will vote for their favorite expression of Italy’s most famous frozen dessert.The Gelato Festival will run from 11am until 7pm, with live entertainment and art complimented by an exhibition tent featuring some of LA’s finest restaurants to pair alongside the official competing flavors which include Mexican Chocolate with sweet mole and cacahuate, Strawberry Herbal Sorbet, Pineapple Butter Gelato, and Mangonada with chamoy sauce and tajin spices among many others. A wristband entitles guests to all you can eat competing gelato flavors while participating in all the Gelato Festival activities and the vote to decide The Best Gelato in West Hollywood. The winner will continue the journey towards the Gelato Festival World Masters in Italy, the ultimate stage in competitive gelato. Air Italy travels with Gelato Festival as the Global Partner.

Sep
30
Mon
NYX FACE Awards @ Nokia Live Center in Los Angeles, CA
Sep 30 all-day

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.

Oct
4
Fri
Korean Masters Dinner @ All-Star Chef Classic
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm

On October 4th experience the culinary traditions and techniques of Korea first-hand, as five masters of Korean cuisine showcase their artistry in this five-course, fine dining affair. Each course is paired with thoughtfully selected wines and cocktails to enhance your dining experience.

Oct
5
Sat
Eat See Hear Presents PSYCHO @ Autry Museum of the American West
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us Saturday, October 5, as Eat|See|Hear, the original traveling outdoor cinema series, closes out its 2019 season with a special viewer’s choice screening of the classic 1960 Hitchcock thriller, PSYCHO! Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer to run away with her boyfriend, is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother. Projected on to the largest inflatable movie screen on the West Coast, the film will follow a musical performance by L.A.-based retro indie rocker MAWD and bites from some of L.A.’s most delicious food trucks.(Doors 5:30pm, Music 7pm, Movie 8:30pm)

Oct
8
Tue
LA Fashion Week (LAFW) @ Petersen Automotive Museum
Oct 8 all-day

LA Fashion Week (LAFW) returns this October with a jam-packed lineup at the celebrated Petersen Automotive Museum showcasing an exciting line up of talented and innovative international and US-based fashion designers. The Spring/Summer 2020 lineup kicks off with an exclusive invite-only show on October 8th where world-renowned international fashion designer and former Chanel and Givenchy Creative Director, Julien Macdonald, will present a never before seen ready-to-wear Spring 2020 collection. The five-day week of extraordinary fashion starting October 8 through October 12, includes California’s own Coral Castillo, known for her edgy yet feminine fashions, recognized for her work as the winner of this year’s Moss Adams Fashion Innovator (MAFI) Award. Castillo’s October 11th show is sponsored by Moss Adams’, a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity as the presenting sponsor for the evening. This season LAFW is receiving support from sponsors including an exclusive bottled water sponsorship from the pioneer of ionized alkaline water in the U.S., Essentia Water, influencer engagement support from legendary LA clothing retailer Fred Segal, accommodations provided by The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most iconic luxury and historic hotels, and exclusive VIP gifting products from e-commerce giant, JoyBuy.com.

Oct
13
Sun
Food Event 2019 @ Saddlerock Ranch
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Food Event will be held at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills and will feature 40 of LA’s iconic restaurants, selected by our editorial team, serving tastings. Some notable restaurants include: Alta Adams, Calabra, Fia, Gracias Madre, L’Antica Pizzeria de Michele, Pasta Sisters, Pikoh, and Yours Truly. The day will also feature live cooking demonstrations from Anne Conness, Brendan Collins, Keith Corbin, and Vartan Abgaryan plus boutique wine tastings, craft brews, and creative cocktails.

Oct
16
Wed
FounderMade Discovery Show @ Santa Monica, CA
Oct 16 all-day

Showcase your innovations face-to-face with top consumer companies, retailers, brands, investors, media and influencers.

Oct
17
Thu
Latin AMAs @ Hollywood, CA
Oct 17 all-day

The “Latin American Music Awards” pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the tradition of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted award show. The three-hour special showcases electrifying musical performances in English and Spanish because music transcends language.

Oct
18
Fri
5th PANAFEST @ The Downtown Independent, DTLA
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

PANAFEST by PIFF/LA returns on October 18-20, 2019. Times are Friday, October 18th, 2019 from 5 pm to Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 11:59pm. PIFF/LA will celebrate its fifth edition at a new venue: The Downtown Independent on Main St, DTLA. PANAFEST features the work of Latinx filmmakers from throughout the Americas, Spain, and the Caribbean. In Spanish and in English. PANAFEST screens shorts, documentaries, animated films, 360 VR projects, and feature films. Plus, networking, panels, and parties.

Oct
24
Thu
9th Annual Legacy of Vision Gala @ Beverly Hills, CA
Oct 24 all-day

Los Angeles Mission strives to be a world leader among Missions that provide for the poor, restore the addicted and eliminate homelessness.

Nov
8
Fri
Summit LA19 @ Downtown Los Angeles
Nov 8 all-day

Summit, one of the world’s premier ideas festivals with a global community of today’s brightest leaders, announced today details on the Culinary program for their annual flagship event. Summit LA19 will take place November 8th-11th, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles, and feature renowned chefs, authors, bartenders, and brands in the food and beverage industry, as they educate, inspire and sustain over 3,000 attendees throughout the weekend. Featured culinary pioneers will join the world class lineup, including the mother of the American Farm-to-Table Movement Alice Waters; Co-Owner of Mozza Restaurant Group Nancy Silverton; artist, designer, and urban farming champion Ron Finley aka “The Gangsta Gardener;” chef and author Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza and Mama Rabbit; activist, sommelier, and award-winning bartender Ashtin Berry; as well as food personality and James Beard Award winner Bill Esparza.Summit will incorporate ingredients from local farms in their daily offerings, and donate food product to local shelters in partnership with Twice New, a foundation that redistributes event food product and service items to local charitable organizations. Lunches will feature a plant-forward menu in partnership with Executive Chef Haru Kishi, Adina Neimerow and The Copper Key.Summit will also produce a number of thematic dining events including a groundbreaking cannabis dinner, natural wine pairings, a Kamayan style Filipino feasts and sustainable southern comfort cuisine. The event also offers exclusive reservations at some of DTLA’s hottest local restaurants.
In addition to feeding guests through these various pop-ups, experiences and surprises, Culinary will present hands-on workshops, cooking and mixology classes, and talks on important threads in hospitality, food and drink, including health, policy, and inclusion.

Nov
10
Sun
2019 “E! People’s Choice Awards” @ Barker Hangar in Santa Monica
Nov 10 @ 9:00 pm

The “E! People’s Choice Awards” will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 10th starting at 9pm ET/PT, with “E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” kicking off at 7pm ET/PT.“Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019” the “E! People’s Choice Awards” are both produced by Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski.