B2B Marketing Expo Oct. 2-3
Discover AI, marketing analytics, lead generation and more revealing marketing technologies you didn’t even know existed. Experience the awe-inspiring knowledge of 250+ speakers from the likes of Google, Microsoft, NIKE, Social Chain, and IBM.
Time and Place: Los Angeles Convention Center
Lexus All-Star Chef Classic Oct. 2-5
Engaging dining experiences, allowing fans to enjoy the world-class cuisine of renowned chefs, prepared in a specially designed festival and stadium setting, unlike any other food event.
Place: L.A. Live: 800 Olympic Blvd.
Buccaneer Days Oct. 3-6
Established in 1989, this popular event on the shore of Isthmus Cove is now a legendary 4-day pirate party, with live evening entertainment on multiple stages, fantastic gruel and grog (that’s pirate for food and drink), multiple bars, daytime DJs, a treasure hunt, costume contest, photo booth and more.
Place: Two Harbors, Avalon
San Gabriel Dumpling & Beer Fest Oct. 4
Featuring dumplings, craft beers, desserts, DJs, and live entertainment! The dumpling and food vendors participating in this year’s Dumpling & Beer Fest will compete for a Best Dumpling Contest and a Most Original Dumpling Contest.
Time and Place: 6-10:30pm / Historic San Gabriel Mission District
Wags and Walks Benefit Gala Oct. 5
Fun and fundraising to support our dogs in need with host Judy Greer and special guests Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell. Time and Place: 6:30-11pm / Taglyan Complex, Hollywood
Contact: 866-588-9247 / http://bit.ly/WWxGala2019
Say NO Bullying Festival Oct. 5
Will feature messages from bully prevention influencers, some of today’s hottest musical talent, exhibit/resource booths, food, celebrities and a massive group of supporters.
Time and Place: 11am-3pm / Griffith Park, Los Angeles
Bark at the Park Oct. 5
Dog lovers and their friends: it is time for another round of canine capers at this annual event featuring vendor exhibits, fun games and activities for your playful pooch. Raffle proceeds benefit the Los Angeles County Lancaster Animal Shelter.
Time and Place: 10am-6pm / Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park, Lancaster
Contact: 661-723-6077 / www.lancasterbarkatthepark.org
LA Family Day Oct. 5
Hosted by Nickelodeon “All That” star Josh Server, LA Family Day will offer delicious food, carnival activities, fun photo booths, a live auction and special performances. Proceeds go toward T.J. Martell Foundation’s cancer research programs at Children’s Hospital LA.
Time and Place: 12-3pm / The Grove, Los Angeles
American Humane Hero Dog Awards Oct. 5
This exclusive, star-studded event will be aired this fall on October 23 at 8pm ET/7pm CT in conjunction with the network’s pet adoption advocacy initiative, Hallmark Channel’s Adoption Ever After, which aims to empty shelters and pet homelessness.
Time and Place: 6-10pm / The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills
POP Katoons Oct. 5-6
The new fun-packed festival for kids and parents that celebrates the magic of entertainment under one roof!
Time and Place: 10am-4pm / Pasadena Convention Center
Semi-Annual Flea Market Oct. 6
Car Show, Family Entertainment, Food & Fun!
Time and Place: 7am-4pm / Antelope Valley Fair & Event Center
Denim, Diamonds & Stars for Autism Oct. 6
The fundraiser will feature a VIP & general cocktail reception, silent & live auctions, live entertainment, seated gourmet dinner catered by Four Seasons Hotel award-winning chefs, and an exciting program of celebrity presenters, live entertainment, and a special tribute to 2019 honorees.
Time and Place: 4:30-9:30pm / Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Contact: 877-9ACT-TODAY / www.DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net
Reyes Adobe Days Oct. 10-13
Come to the park to enjoy food trucks, crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, music & more! Parade on Saturday will begin at 10am.
Time and Place: Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills
Vegan Fashion Week Oct. 10-15
This season’s theme, “Fashion is Activism,” will explore the challenges surrounding ecological and climate change through the lenses of fashion, creativity, ethics, ecology, science, technology, and legal practices.
Time and Place: See website for schedule of events.
Taste of Conejo Oct. 11
Food and wine enthusiasts will enjoy an all-inclusive evening of exceptional food, wine, beer and spirit tastings from over 60 local restaurants, breweries and wineries.
Time and Place: 6-9pm / Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
JetBlue Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon Oct. 11-13
Runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. Half marathoners continue down Ocean Blvd while full marathoners veer right and head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium.
Place: Downtown Long Beach
Halloween in Burbank Oct. 11-31
Haunted Adventure, Halloween Skatefest, Floating Pumpkin Patch, Little Pumpkins Tot Party, and Halloween Carnival.
An Evening with No Limits Gala Oct. 12
Presented by No Limits for Deaf Children and Families. The gala will be filled with delicious food, great entertainment and unforgettable memories!
Time and Place: 6-9:30pm / Skirball Cultural Center, LA
Malibu Pie Festival Oct. 12
Pie baking contest, live music, gift baskets, kids’ activities and delicious homemade pies served all day!
Time and Place: 11am-4pm / Malibu United Methodist Church
Steel Beach BBQ Fundraiser Oct. 13
Benefits the Veterans Reintegration Center aboard Battleship IOWA which connects veterans to supportive community families as they transition back into civilian life. BBQ, craft beer, wine tastings, line dancing, and live music.
Time and Place: 4-7pm / Battleship IOWA Museum, San Pedro
Hispanicize 2019 Oct. 17-19
The largest annual event for Latinx trendsetters, content creators and newsmakers, as we celebrate 10 years of bringing together the movers and shakers of the Latinx community.
Place: InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
Panamanian International Film Festival in LA Oct. 18-20
Designed to cast a spotlight on the emerging film industry in Panama and the Americas.
Place: The Downtown Independent, DTLA
City of Westlake Village City Celebration Oct. 19
White Oak Elementary Family Festival, food trucks, craft beer, wine, a teen area for ages 13 and up, displays and activities, dance and game zone, local community performances, magic show, a shredding event and more.
Time and Place: 3-8pm / Westlake Village Civic Center
West Covina Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk and 1K Fun Obstacle Course Run Oct. 19
Proceeds will benefit the West Covina Senior Center and West Covina Kiwanis programs for the children.
Time and Place: 7:30-11am / Cortez Community & Senior Center
Out of the Darkness Greater LA Walk Oct. 19
A three-mile walk while raising funds to fight suicide and support those touched by suicide in our community. The event includes speakers, entertainment, remembrance activities, and a community resource fair.
Time and Place: 10am-12:30pm / Santa Monica Pier
Glendale Fall Festival Oct. 19
Features a petting zoo, pony rides, food, games, arts & crafts, face painting, music, bounce house, pumpkin patch, carnival games & the popular Glendale Rocks! Climbing wall.
Time and Place: 11am-2pm / Pacific Community Center & Park
Scare Down in Downtown Oct. 19
Events include Scavenger Hunt, Haunted Boo-Tique, Trunk or Treat, Scare Zone, Fortune Tellers, Music, Games & Fun!
Time and Place: 6-9pm / Downtown Torrance
Kidspace Pumpkin Festival Oct. 19-20
Activities include a petting zoo, pony rides, bouncers, carnival games, and seasonal crafts. Festival admission is free, as are live music and performances, and select crafts.
Time and Place: 8am-7pm / Brookside Park, Pasadena
LA Cancer Challenge 5K Walk/Run Oct 20
Fundraiser Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Chip Timed Event, T-Shirt and Custom Running Bib, as well as a Fit Family Expo with food & beverage booths, activity tents, and Candyland Kids Zone.
Time and Place: 7:30-11:30am / Wilson Plaza - UCLA
AIDS WALK Los Angeles Oct. 20
The theme for the 2019 event is “AIDS Has Met Its March,” which calls upon participants to continue the fight in our efforts to make AIDS history.
Time and Place: 8:30-11:30am / L.A. City Hall
West Edge Design Fair Oct. 24-27
Offers the best in modern design in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair provides an opportunity to shop from 200 premium design brands.
Place: Barker Hangar, Santa Monica
Malibu Halloween Carnival Oct. 25
Open to the public. Appropriate for children ages 2-10. Carnival Games. Food trucks. Bounce Houses. Art activity.
Time and Place: 3-5:30pm / Malibu Bluffs Park
BooLVD Halloween & Harvest Festival Oct. 26
Costumes, candy and pumpkins, oh my! Ghostly train rides, Corn Maze, Carnival games, Costume contest, Magic Show, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin decorating, Cookie decorating, Pumpkin carving demonstration.
Time and Place: 1-5pm / between Sierra Hwy & Genoa Ave
Scarium of the Pacific Oct. 26
Enjoy special Halloween programs, including the annual children’s costume contest, creepy coloring contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, and kooky crafts, and meet eerie animals.
Time and Place: 9am-5pm / Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
Contact: 562-590-3100 / www.aquariumofpacific.org
Diamond Bar Halloween Party Oct. 26
For kids and pups and features free games for children, recommended for ages 2 to 8, crafts, prizes, photo stations, airbrush tattoos, doggie games, and a doggie costume contest. Trick or treating for all attendees.
Place: Pantera Park: 738 Pantera Drive
Calabasas Trunk or Treat Oct. 31
Trick or Treat from trunk to trunk of local businesses and locals that have come out to show their support for their community! Enjoy popcorn, games, candy, activities, prizes and more.
Time and Place: 3:30-5pm / Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Trick-or-Treat on 2nd St. Oct. 31
Bring a bag for your candy and your very best attire, walk around 2nd street until your little one tires.
Time and Place: 4-6pm / Belmont Shore, Long Beach