24th February 2019: 91st Academy Awards
The Academy Awards, often known as the Oscars, is the biggest show in town and attracts everyone who is anyone in the world of movies. Watch as winners gloat and losers produce startling performances, feigning genuine happiness for their rivals.
12th April – 21st April 2019: Coachella
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (also known as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held in the Colorado Desert. Since 1999, this event reunites artists from different genres like rock, indie, hip hop and electronic dance music.
5th May 2019: Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of all things Mexican, on the date that Mexico defeated France in the Battle of Puebla. The largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the world is Fiesta Broadway in Los Angeles.
27th July – 4th August 2019: US Open of Surfing
A week-long event that includes surfing, skateboarding, BMX and live music, the US Open of Surfing is one of the major events in the extreme sports calendar.
August 2019 (TBC): Nisei Week
Little Tokyo’s annual celebration of all things Japanese and Japanese-American. The event culminates with a grand parade.
September 2019 (TBC): LA County Fair
One of the USA’s largest county fairs, this is a real taste of Americana, with rides, music and pageants.
October 2019 (TBC): LA Korean Festival
The largest annual celebration of Korean culture in the United States consists of hundreds of booths, food, entertainment and music in Koreatown.
28th November – 29th November 2019: Black Friday
The day after Thanksgiving almost all the stores offer big sales. In recent years, Black Friday begins Thursday afternoon and goes on throughout the night.