Los Angeles August 2021 Events

Los Angeles August 2021 Events

Los Angeles Continues to Return to Normalcy with Many Options for a Great Visit

Average temperature low and high: 64°-84°
August in Los Angeles is warm and sunny, and it is one of the clearest months of the year. With the ideal weather combined with the fact that COVID restrictions were lifted in June, leaving the city open at full capacity, expect lots of fun outdoor activities happening throughout the month.

August Event Calendar

Jerk Chicken Festival

Jerk Chicken Festival

Experience rich culture, good food, good music, and great vibes at the Jerk Chicken Fest! Delicious dishes like jerk chicken, jerk pork, jerk shrimp, jerk fish, and more! In addition to authentic eats, there will also be a line up of live performances from renewed international artists. This free festival has a goal of spreading of cultural awareness; it will also feature, costumes, animals from the Caribbean, an organic farmers market, and more!

Taste of Brews Long Beach

Back for the 10th year bigger and better, the Taste of Brews event is one that you  won't want to miss! Taste some of the best craft beers and select hard ciders, seltzers, and kombucha. There will also be food from some of the best restaurants in the area. Tickets for the 4-hour session (noon to 4pm) starts at $40, and tickets are $30 for the 3-hour session (1pm to 4pm); prices will increase at the gate. Admission includes beer tastes, drinking water, and live entertainment.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Los Lobos have had a long career and a devoted fanbase since the 1970s, and they haven't slowed down since. Their style of music blends Chicano rock, Americana, and roots music and creates electrifying performances that have thrilled fans for decades. Click here to get your tickets. 

BBQ Music Fest

BBQ Music Fest

As a contest between locals and national barbecuers, BBQ Music Fest promises a lot of great food, as the cooks will be bringing their A game if they want to win. Beyond that, there will be live bands and DJs to complement your multiple meals.

Hard Summer

Hard Summer

Hard Summer is a massive EDM festival, where all of electronic music's various subgenres gather for a roaring music festival whose notoriety has spread worldwide. Full of spectacular music, visuals, and pyrotechnics, this year Hard Summer is headlined by Future and DJ Snake. Get your tickets here.

Flashback Classic Car Show

Flashback Classic Car Show

LA is renowned for its car culture, and the classic cars displayed at the Flashback Classic Car Show exemplify the long history of the automobile in the urban sprawl of LA. A charitable event, see the classic cars and contribute to a good cause. Information is available here. 

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne and Young money take over the iconic LA Memorial Coliseum! A multitalented performer, Lil Wayne will help you break free of the post-pandemic blues.

Los Angeles Events in August

Concerts

Sports

Theater & Headliners

Nightclubs

Sun, Aug 01 at Academy Nightclub Day Trip Day Trip ft. Solardo
Sun, Aug 01 at Echoplex GayC/DC with Nerd Halen
Thu, Aug 05 at Exchange Rusko
Fri, Aug 06 at Exchange NGHTMRE
Sun, Aug 08 at Academy Nightclub Day Trip Day Trip ft. Mr. Carmack
Sat, Aug 14 at Exchange Dillon Francis
Sun, Aug 15 at Academy Nightclub Day Trip Day Trip ft. Omnom & Friends
Wed, Aug 18 at The Viper Room OURS with The Revel
Thu, Aug 19 at The Viper Room OURS with The Revel
Fri, Aug 20 at Echoplex Surfer Blood (Rescheduled from 05/08/20)
Fri, Aug 20 at Exchange Flosstradamus
Sat, Aug 21 at Echoplex William Elliot Whitmore
August Club Events

Things to Do in Los Angeles in August

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival
Watch Shakespeare come to life this summer. From August through September, see Shakespeare in Griffith Park. Each show has a pre-show right before each performance that is held in the Old Zoo section of the famed park. Admission is free so bring a blanket, some chairs, and a light dinner and enjoy the show!

Sizzling Summer Nights

Sizzling Summer Nights
Held at the Autry in Griffith Park, Sizzling Summer Nights allows guests to dance the night away as they grove to L.A.’s best salsa and Latin fusion bands. These outdoor parties also include free dance lessons with a professional instructor and access to the museum galleries. There’s a separate dance floor for kids, so it’s perfect for the entire family. There are also tacos, margaritas and other light refreshments available for purchase.