KNX Weekend Hot List: What to Do This Weekend in LA

Rebekah Sager
August 15, 2019 - 2:54 pm

It's gonna' be a hot one in SoCal this weekend and KNX has you covered. From ice-cream tastes to an all FREE festival, and great food and wine, get out and enjoy the City of Angels. 

Friday, Aug. 16.

BBQ Music Fest

You’ve probably been to some BBQs this summer — but now it’s time to go to the granddaddy of them all: BBQ Music Fest, where the best U.S. pitmasters go grill-to-grill against local ones. There’s even live music, karaoke and a kids’ area — so you can digest and go back for more!

5 PM  -- 16400 Brookhurst St. Fountain Valley, CA

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Echo Park Rising 

Now in its ninth year celebrating music, creativity, diversity, and small businesses of Echo Park. The music festival features multiple live music stages and activities such as free tours of the historic Jensens Rec Center, a Echo Park Lake history & nature walk, a free screening of A Hard Day’s Night at the Echo Park Lake, special happy hour menus at surrounding restaurants, discounts at local storefronts and much more. Happening all weekend. FREE

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Angels vs. White Sox

Friday. 7:07 PM Tie Dye Shirts

Saturday 6:07 PM 70s Throwback Weekend

Sunday 1:07 PM Family Sunday & Kids Run the Bases

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Saturday, Aug. 17.

Pacific Wine & Food Classic

Sat, Aug 17, 2 PM – Sun, Aug 18, 5 PM

Pacific Wine & Food Classic was voted as one of the 10BEST Food Festivals in North America by USA Today 2019 and is the Winner of The LA Times Best Event in OC 2018. It has also been acclaimed as one of the Top 10 Events in the World by the International Food, Wine & Travel Writer's Association.

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina -- 1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

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LA Taco Festival

The LA Taco Festival showcases some of East LA's tastiest tacos. Families can enjoy food, music, and togetherness in the heart of DTLA at the free, family-friendly event.

 9 AM – 5 PM

Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA

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Sunday, Aug. 18.

CicLAvia presents Meet the Hollywoods 

An event where West Hollywood, Hollywood, and East Hollywood are turned into a public recreational space for the day. Attendees can walk, bike, roll, or stroll though some of LA’s most iconic streets from the Hollywood Walk to Fame to West Hollywood’s rainbow crosswalk. FREE

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Smorgasburg LA’s 3rd Annual Ice Cream Alley 

Bigger and better than ever with awesome scoop vendors, one-of-a-kind collaborations, plus its own dedicated beer garden with extended hours until 6 p.m. Happening every Sunday through September 1.

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Jazz on the Lawn

A series of free summer concerts at Santa Monica’s Gandara Park every Sunday in August. In addition, to live music there will be free dance lessons, food trucks and picnic games. FREE.

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Los Angeles Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints

1:00 PM  

ROKiT Field at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, CA

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