Los Angeles September 2022

Los Angeles September 2022 Events

Los Angeles September 2022 Events

Spend Your Labor Day Weekend in LA!

Average temperature low and high: 65° - 83°
The September calendar in Los Angeles is packed with stuff to do! If you're in town for Labor Day Weekend, you're in luck, because there are lots of fun ways to celebrate! There's E Hula Mau, a Hawaiin cultural event, a lobster festival with the best crustaceans from Maine, and The Taste, an event that celebrates SoCal’s unique and vibrant food scene. Even if you're not in LA for Labor Day weekend, there's still lots of other fun to be had throughout the month!

September Event Calendar

Lobster Festival

Lobster Festival

For more than 20 years, the annual Lobster Festival has brought together thousands of people. It's held in a picturesque location on a grass lawn near a seawater lagoon. In addition to delicious fresh lobster from Maine, this event will also feature tasty eats in a food court, a comfy VIP Lounge, free souvenir e-photos, arts & crafts booths, a live sports tent, a live reptile exhibit, adult beverages, a karaoke lounge with a live band (Friday and Saturday night), a magic show, face painting, and inflatable bounces. 

Primavera Sound Los Angeles

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See your favorite artists perform live at Primavera Sound, an 3-day international beach music festival.  All genres will be represented from Kacey Musgraves' country sound to industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails.  Tickets start at $242.

Nocturnal Wonderland

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Centered around art, camping, and music, Nocturnal Wonderland is a crowd-pleasing EDM festival that promises a weekend of memories that will stay with you long after you leave.

Knott's Scary Farm

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Your favorite rides mixed with scary mazes and terrifying monsters...don't miss out on Knott's Scary Farm during October. Referred to as the biggest Halloween event in Southern California, this annual thrill will feature mazes, shows, scare zones, and rides, plus 1,000 monsters roaming the grounds of Knott’s Berry Farm. It is recommended for ages over 13. Ticket information and pricing can be found online.

Desert Daze

Desert Daze

Head to Lake Perris, California for one of the most beloved eclectic music festivals. Showcasing numerous psychedelic and alternative rock artists, including Wu-Tang Clan and the Flaming Lips in previous years, this festival features multiple stages, weekend passes, and various camping options. Attendees can choose to purchase general admission tickets starting at $99.00 for an early bird price, and camping and vehicle camping packages will be available as the event gets nearer. Stay tuned for more information.

Fly Into The Blue: Airshow Viewing Experience 2022

Fly Into The Blue: Airshow Viewing Experience 2022

The three-day Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach showcases the world's best display teams who perform spectacular stunts – flying right over the Pacific Ocean. The weekend affair delivers an action-packed lineup of events featuring the world’s best aviators, an exhilarating boat race around Catalina Island, live music on the beach, and so much more. During the airshow, Paséa will have multiple viewing areas for locals and guests including: - The expansive Ocean Lawn which offers unhindered views of the ocean & sky – great for families and large groups. - Treehouse Lounge (21+) where visitors can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the airshow with rooftop seating and cocktails in hand. 

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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Head down to Chinatown Los Angeles, a neighborhood steeped in culture and history, for the annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. This unique cultural experience celebrates the full harvest moon and it is a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. There will be traditional Chinese cultural demonstrations, hot local bands and the chance to peek at the full moon through scientific telescopes!

Universal Studios - Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios - Halloween Horror Nights

Face your fears at Universal Studios™ Halloween Horror Nights™this month. One of the most popular ways to celebrate Halloween, Universal Studios turns their theme park into a real-life scary movie. It will feature 10 haunted mazes, 5 scare zones, a stage show, and thrilling rides at Universal Studios. Shrill-seekers will have a ton of fun. Costumes and masks are not allowed at this event. It's recommended for ages over 13. Ticket purchasing and pricing information can be found online.

After Dark Tour: Tales from the Other Side

After Dark Tour: Tales from the Other Side

An eerie night with only a flashlight in hand at one of the most famous cemeteries in the country... Get exclusive access to Hollywood Forever Cemetery on this two-and-a-half-hour walking tour. The tour costs $99 per person with tax, and it includes complimentary champagne, candy, and popcorn. There will be complimentary parking available, this tour is available for guests 16 years old and up.

Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at a special festival that will feature music, dancers, a carnival, authentic Mexican food, and historical displays. Held on Olvera Street in Downtown L.A. the special event is free and great for the entire family.

Tarfest Music & Art Festival

Tarfest Music & Art Festival

The laid back Tarfest is held at the La Brea Tar Pits Park and is free for the entire family. The unique annual festival features live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and kids’ activities. It’s a fun way to spend a lovely afternoon enjoying the fresh air and good vibes!

Ohana Festival

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Enjoy rock music from the hottest artists at the Ohana Festival, created by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder to bring together people who love music and to raise money to protect the environment that provides for everyone.  The three-day event has previously featured artists such as Brandi Carlile, Beck, and Pearl Jam.  It also offers seminars and panels on different topics regarding conservation and environmentalism.  

So Cal HoeDown

So Cal HoeDown

This year's So-Cal Hoedown will be one for the books. It will feature a stacked lineup performing across 3 stages, food trucks and vendors serving great food and drinks, and more. Get ready to head down to the beautiful San Pedro, California for a great time. Click here for more info. 

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Rooftop Cinema Club

Rooftop Cinema Club
Watch contemporary and classic films on a deck chair under the beautiful night sky at the Rooftop Cinema Club. Held either in Downtown LA at Level (for those 18 and over) or in Hollywood at NeueHouse (for those 21 over), it’s a great way to spend the last days of summer!

Roaring Nights At The L.A. Zoo

Roaring Nights At The L.A. Zoo
Visit Roaring Nights at the L.A. Zoo if you want to party, but you're out of touch with the latest sounds, or you're just a bit of a dork.  You can expect live music, the best food trucks, animal encounters, silent disco, and more. It offers fun, fascinating explorations at the intersection of music, art, and wildlife.