Summer in Los Angeles offers a number of exciting events for visitors to enjoy. From outdoor activities to visiting world class museums, there’s so much to choose from! Check out this guide for some ideas on how to spend your summer in L.A.
Spending an evening at a cemetery might not seem like a way you’d want to spend your night. However, thanks to Cinespia, it might just be exactly how you want to spend your night. Cinespia hosts outdoor movies at the famous Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This summer, you can see shows such as The Neverending Story, Almost Famous, Casablanca, Spirited Away, Alien, Raiders of the Lost Art, Vertigo and more! Visit the official website for more information today.
Spend your summer afternoons exploring the impressive museum scene that Los Angeles has to offer. One of the most popular museums in the city is LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Boasting over 150,000 pieces of art spanning ancients times to the present, the museum is the largest art museum in the entire Western U.S. Additionally, the museum is FREE after 3pm, Monday through Friday.
The Broad is new art museum that has taken the city by storm. The museum features contemporary art pieces as well as rotating exhibits. General admission to the museum is FREE, guests simply need to reserve their tickets in advance on the official website. There is also a stand by line that guests can wait in if they did reserve their tickets online. Visit one of L.A.’s most popular art museums today!
The Getty Center is another popular destination that not only offers works of art but also stunning gardens, beautiful architecture and impressive views that overlook Los Angeles. The center displays pre-20th century European paintings, manuscripts, drawings, decorative arts, and sculptures as well as photographs from the 1830s to the present.
One of the best ways to spend a summer day in L.A. is a visit to the Santa Monica Pier. Enjoy Pacific Park, the only amusement park of its kind on the West Coast featuring carnival rides and games, a roller coaster and a Ferris Wheel. On the pier you can also enjoy restaurants, bars and even a summer concert series!