Los Angeles hosts a wide variety of annual events that showcase the city’s diverse culture, entertainment, and attractions. Here are some of the top yearly events in Los Angeles that were highly anticipated and well-received.

  1. Rose Parade and Rose Bowl GameJanuary 1st: A traditional New Year’s Day parade featuring elaborate flower-covered floats, followed by the Rose Bowl college football game in Pasadena.
  2. LA Art ShowJanuary: A major art fair showcasing contemporary and traditional art from around the world.
  3. Academy Awards (Oscars)February/March: The most prestigious awards ceremony in the film industry, held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
  4. LA MarathonMarch: A major annual marathon that attracts runners from around the world, stretching from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica.
  5. Coachella Valley Music and Arts FestivalApril: One of the most famous music festivals in the world, held in Indio, featuring top musicians and artists.
  6. LA Times Festival of BooksApril: An annual book festival held at the University of Southern California (USC) featuring author discussions, book signings, and literary events.
  7. LA Pride Festival and ParadeJune: A colorful celebration of LGBTQ+ pride, featuring a parade and various events in West Hollywood.
  8. Griffith Park Free Shakespeare FestivalSummer: Free Shakespeare performances at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.
  9. Sunset Strip Music FestivalAugust: A music festival celebrating the music and culture of the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood.
  10. Los Angeles County FairSeptember: A massive fair in Pomona with entertainment, food, carnival rides, and exhibitions.
  11. Día de Los Muertos CelebrationsOctober/November: Various events and festivals celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead in different neighborhoods across Los Angeles.
  12. Hollywood Christmas ParadeLate November/Early December: A holiday parade featuring celebrity appearances, marching bands, and festive floats along Hollywood Boulevard.