The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Los Angeles

Venice Beach at sunset | Photo courtesy of Eric Demarcq, Discover Los Angeles Flickr Pool

Thanks to its gorgeous year-round weather, Los Angeles is the epitome of the Southern California lifestyle. As the days grow longer and the nights heat up in the summer, L.A. offers even more things to do under the sun and stars. From outdoor movies and concerts to red-hot hotel pools and world-famous beaches, read our guide to the best ways to have summer fun in L.A.

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"Purple Rain" courtesy of Kelly Lee Barrett/Cinespia

OUTDOOR MOVIES

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Photo courtesy of the Santa Monica Pier, Facebook

SUMMER CONCERTS

Four Spectacular Events at the L.A. Convention Center

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Wagyu tomahawk and sides | Photo courtesy of The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse

dineL.A. Summer (July 13–27, 2018)

Presented by the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, dineL.A. is a 15-day event that showcases Los Angeles as a premier dining destination while highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences L.A. has to offer. More than 300 restaurants are offering special lunch and dinner menus, with select participants like The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse featuring the dineL.A. Exclusive Series. Book Now →

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Runyon Canyon at sunset | Photo courtesy of artem.aleksenko, Flickr

HIKING IN L.A.

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El Matador State Beach | Photo courtesy of Shawn Park, Flickr

EIGHT GREAT BEACHES

L.A.’S HOTTEST HOTEL POOLS

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Malibu Creek State Park | Photo courtesy of 45SURF, Flickr

TOP 10 OUTDOOR FILM LOCATIONS

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Splash Pad | Photo courtesy of Annenberg Community Beach House, Facebook

Beat the Heat with the Family

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The Strand | Photo courtesy of Visit Redondo Beach, Facebook

Los Angeles Beaches by Bike

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Picnic at Pan Pacific Park | Instagram by starsandshoes

BEST PLACES FOR A PICNIC


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