Hey Angelinos, July has arrived! It's time to get out your planners and take note -- BOXFOX is here with our monthly curated calendar to help you plan the most F U N month of the summer!
J U L Y 1 // Dirty Dancing + Fireworks // Santa Monica
The Hollywood Forever Cemetery Movie Nights Presents Dirty Dancing + Fireworks! Bring your blanket and a picnic dinner (+ summer drinks, obvi) and enjoy a movie under the stars! What more does one need on a perfect summer night? Tickets start at $12!
J U L Y 2 // 626 Night Market // Santa Anita Park
Browse and shop at one of the biggest food festivals this July with hundreds of food, merchandise, arts and crafts, and not to mention ENTERTAINMENT! The entrance fee is only $3! 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Don’t forget to check out the #626squad for event day specials and discounts!
J U L Y 4 // Fourth of July
C E L E B R A T E A M E R I C A ! ! !
J U L Y 6 // Harry Potter in Concert // Hollywood Bowl
Here’s for all you Harry Potter fans! Starting @ 8 p.m., the film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, will play in high definition while John Williams performs live music! Don’t miss out!
J U L Y 9 // Renegade Craft Fair // Los Angeles Historic State Park
Enjoy a summer celebration of local and national makers and artisan talent! The fair will also include local food trucks, DJ sets, photo booths, and more! Be ready to shop! 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
J U L Y 1 1 // J Cole Concert // The Forum
Watch J Cole perform his “4 your Eyez Only” tour! Get hyped! You know it will be #lit!
J U L Y 1 2 // LA Times Ideas Exchange With Bill Nye // Theater at the Ace Hotel
Come out and listen to Bill Nye’s scientific mindset approach to thinking, creativity, and problem-solving and, more importantly, to discuss his new book, "Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap into Radical Curiosity and Solve Any Problem." Doors open @ 6:15 p.m. and starts @ 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost between $25 and $100.
J U L Y 1 4 - 1 6 // Lobster Festival // Port of Los Angeles
You can’t miss the world’s largest lobster festival this July! Feast on the world’s famous Maine lobster rolls, lobster mac & cheese, and lobster quesadillas. Shopping and free entertainment will be going all day as you chow down on anything and everything lobster!
J U L Y 1 5 // The Sandlot // Griffith Park
The Eat|See|Hear series presents the Sandlot. Doors @ 5:30 p.m.. Music @ 7 p.m.. Movie @ 8:30 p.m. Bring pillows and blankets and enjoy the movie! THERE IS FREE PARKING! “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!”
J U L Y 1 5 - 1 6 // Lotus Festival // Echo Park Lake
The festival begins @ 12 p.m.! Admission and entertainment are F R E E!! Bring $ if you plan to enjoy the food and merchandise! Expect to see the lotus flower beds in full bloom!
J U L Y 1 8 // Taste of the Farmer’s Market // Los Angeles
Enjoy a full evening (pun intended) of yummy tastes from over 50 of the Market's top-rated restaurants and eateries. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 with advance purchase or $40 at the door.
J U L Y 2 1 - 2 3 // FYF Fest // Exposition Park
Headliners are Missy Elliot, Bjork, Frank Ocean, and Nine Inch Nails! Check out the full lineup here! Gates open @ 5 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday!
J U L Y 2 3 // Melrose Trading Post // West Hollywood
Find anything from handcrafted goods to unique and beautiful furniture, to that oversized denim jacket you’ve been searching for. The Melrose Trading post offers up an incredible selection of flea market goods sure to satisfy the vintage-seeker, trendsetter, and bargain shopper in all of us. E V E R Y S I N G L E S U N D A Y from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Rain or Shine.
J U L Y 2 4 // Orange County Fair // Costa Mesa
An entire month of F U N! July 14th through August 13th! YAY!
J U L Y 2 6 // Summer Sunset Cocktail Cruise // Newport
The Summer Sunset Cocktail Cruise includes complimentary appetizers and not to mention bar drink specials! From June 21st through October 26th, every Wednesday and Thursday. Enjoy the Sights & Sips!
J U L Y 2 8 // Taste of Asia // Downtown LA
The Taste of Asia presented by Los Angeles Feast is an Asian-Inspired food and cocktail tasting event. Indulge in the Asian grub! Starts @ 8 p.m.
J U L Y 2 9 // US Open of Surfing // Huntington Beach
The first day of the US Open! Go check out the cute surfer boys and get your tan on!
J U L Y 3 0 // John Mayer // The Forum
John Mayer. Enough said.