(SEPT. 5) Local merchants on or near Abbot Kinney, the thoroughfare that runs diagonally through Venice, come together every month to feature the best artists, gifts, products and music in the area. Local charities benefit as art junkies, couples and families descend on the always funky beach community. And, of course, beverages are available.
200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
EL GRITO MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY - Celebrated every 16th of September, El Grito is the Mexican Fiesta par excellence! On this day Mexicans all over the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanishrule and 2014 will be no different, with the annual celebration on City Hall steps attracting over 25,000 attendees.
Culver and Washington Blvds and Dusquene Ave, Culver City, CA 90230
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Anyone who's been paying attention to the local food scene is well aware of the explosion of Culver City as a foodie destination. With the downtown area well scrubbed from streetscape improvements, locals and visitors alike can experience the area's resurgence first hand by checking out the city's Third Wednesdays, where about two dozen businesses get together to provide art work, music, food and other entertainment.