Remember it’s the final day of the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival…and our Pick of the Week….the Lexus Grand Tasting takes place today from noon to 3:00 pm. Enjoy over 300 wines from some of the world’s most prestigious wineries. 25 Celebrity Chefs will showcase their culinary skills and provide delicious and decadent tasting samples of their cuisine.


During this remarkable strolling event you will have access to book signings and photo sessions with some of the weekend’s biggest chef celebrities. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience food and wine at its best. IP Access – Gets you early access before General Admission and access to a VIP only Cooking Demonstration before the Grand Tasting. Very Limited Quantities are available. Tickets for this event ranges from $150 – $195.

2022 UPDATE: Unfortunately for all of us the LAFW event is no longer taking place and the website has been shut down. See Destinations Section for a full list of food festivals or CLICK HERE for a direct link to the best LA annual Food Events.Visit the Stories Section; under Dining Drinking – the Events Page to read reviews of these food events or CLICK HERE for the direct link.


In Santa Monica…Head to Bergamot Station for…Tour da Arts, Vol. 6,  the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s sixth annual cultural bike tour. Enjoy theSMMoA-Logo creative side of bicycle culture on this casual, nine-mile ride filled with art, music, and theater. Event runs from noon to 5pm.


Also in Santa Monica…Seaside Soiree on the West End of the Santa Monica Pier…LA’s groundbreaking Silent Frisco brings its vibrant dance party to the Santa Monica Pier for the first time ever! Groove on the West End of the Pier while overlooking the iconic beach and SoCal sunsets on Sundays this summer. Enjoy DJ battles in your headphones on three channels, cooling station and VIP Co-Op Lounge.

This event will take place every Sunday through Sept. 21st.

Today’s event: Aug 24: DJ Valida (KCRW) • Fortune 421 • Red Tide

Aug 31: Dan Wilcox (KCRW) • Lights Down Low DJs
Sept 7: Will Crimes • Shifty Rhythms • Team Supreme
Sept 14: Motion Potion • The Do LaB • theLIFT
Sept 21: Jeremy Sole (KCRW) • The Good Vibe • Motown on Monday

$10 in advance
$30 VIP Co-Op Lounge

Includes hosted beer, wine and mimosas from 5-9pm;

What: Seaside Soiree
Where: West end of Santa Monica Pier
When: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm


In Miracle Mile…

Sun-Aug24-LACMA-HermsCelebrate the Hamilton Press publication of George Herms: The River Book. During this event, The Launch Song of the River Book, a work in progress for voice and coffee grinder, will be presented by the artist.

George Herms: The River Book
Texts by Dave Hickey and the artist
Hamilton Press (Venice), 2014
Two hardcover volumes in a printed slipcase, 408pp, 154 b/w, 244 color, DVD

Free and open to the public;

What: Book Launch
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036
When: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Phone: (323) 857-6000

Ok Kids….don’t for all the great summer music concerts….check our Upcoming Events Page….(SCROLL DOWN)….lots going on, enjoy!