- Head downtown for the grand opening of Grand Park. Take the Metro Red Line to the Civic Center station for free opening events on Saturday & Sunday. More info Protected content
- Chinatown Summer Nights returns Saturday evening with a free party in Chinatown Plaza. KCRW DJs spin toe tapping tunes for all ages. Cooking and other cultural demonstrations, food trucks etc. More info Protected content
- HOT & SPICY FESTIVALS THIS WEEKEND: The 19th Annual Crawfish Festival in Long Beach is always awesome and an entertainment/food bargain. More info Protected content
- More spice at the 19th Annual Salsa Festival in Oxnard. More info Protected content
Summer in L.A. is all about the experience and not so much about the money. Grab your friends, a cooler, a blanket, and a picnic. You'll find plenty of free and low cost al fresco entertainment all over town.
Check out this year's SUMMER OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE for more of our favorite places for hot summer entertainment.