Fall festivals, genre films, New Wave and Elote: what to do this weekend in Los Angeles


On Friday, you can take the family to decorate gourds and pick pumpkins at the Brentwood Country Mart Fall Festival, then browse props and TV and movie memorabilia from horror and sci-fi classics at Icons of Darkness. .

On Saturday you don’t want to miss eating and drinking at Guerilla Taco’s Big Brown Beautiful Backyard Bash, then you can decide if you want to rush out and buy tickets to Cut Copy, New Order and Pet Shop Boys or The Black Keys with Band of Horses.

Sunday may be football day with the Rams vs. Cowboys, or if that’s not your pace, catch the grand opening of Dear Bella Creamery in Costa Mesa while the weather is still perfect. for ice cream.


Fall Festival at Brentwood Country Mart: This family-friendly festival will include a pumpkin patch, gourd decorating, cocktail tastings and more.

Free First Fridays at the Kidspace Museum: Over in Pasadena Kidspace Children’s Museum will invite guests to explore for free.

Icons of Darkness: See hundreds of props and memorabilia from horror, sci-fi, genre films and TV on display.

Encanto at the Huntington: This outdoor projection will be complemented by food trucks.

TUMBAO Latin Dance Party: For their first anniversary, TUMBAO is bringing Miami to Los Angeles at the Ace Hotel.

Italian Horror Classics With Secret Movie Club: SMC Will Screen Blood and black lace and kill baby kill in 35mm.

Princess Mononoke at the New Beverly: The acclaimed Studio Ghibli film will screen at the Tarantino Theater.


Bob Baker Marionette at Hollyhock House: This free performance by the famous puppet troupe will take place at 10 a.m.

Dreaming Land Back Into Reality: Clockshop, a local nonprofit, will launch a series about returning land to Black and Indigenous people.

Culver City Art Walk and Roll Festival: Enjoy beer and wine gardens, food trucks, music and more on Washington Blvd.

Archeology Day: The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Calabasas invites families to enjoy shows and artifacts for Archeology Day.

Big Brown Beautiful Backyard Bash: Guerilla Tacos will be selling elote, street dogs, margaritas and mimosas.

Grand Park 10th Anniversary Concert: Performers include Maya Jupiter, Tolliver and more.

Scare Down: Head to downtown Torrance for this family-friendly event of tricks, mazes and more.

UCLA vs. Utah: See both football teams play at the Rose Bowl.

Olvera Street Muertos Art Walk: More than 35 artists will gather in Olvera Street to sell art, clothing and homemade goods in this market for all ages.

BirdyFest: Amazon’s PrimeVideo will hold an event celebrating its new series Catherine called Birdy at the Grove.

LA Kings vs. Anaheim Ducks: This preseason hockey showdown will take place at Crypto.com Arena.

Cut Copy at The Novo: The electropop group will perform.

Black Keys at the Kia Forum: Band of Horses will open for Country-Rock.


CivLAvia: 11 km of free urban “park spaces” in Echo Park, Downtown and Boyle Heights, including the newly reopened 6th Street Bridge, to encourage walking and exploration in the city.

Indigenous Peoples Day Music Festival: Lineup includes Dakota Bear, Dekoy and Bird Singers.

African American History Walk: As part of Pasadena Walktober, the Pasadena NAACP will guide walkers on a 3-mile exploration of Pasadena’s Black History landmarks.

Boy Band Brunch: This themed brunch takes you back to the 90s and early 2000s for $50.

Dear Bella Creamery Grand Opening: Head to Costa Mesa to pick up a scoop of Dear Bella ice cream.

Family Style Food Festival: Streetwear brand The Hundreds has curated some of LA’s hottest restaurants including Osteria Mozza, Mother Wolf and Jon & Vinny’s to serve at this food festival.

World Sake Day at OTOTO: Select a tasting from over 40 different sakes and try some snacks.

Hammer Museum Fall Exhibition Celebration: Join the Westwood Museum in welcoming the debut of its Picasso Papercuts, Joan Didion and Bob Thompson exhibitions.

Rams vs. Cowboys: Los Angeles takes on Dallas at SoFi Stadium.

Mary J. Blige at the Kia Forum: The R&B artist will perform in Inglewood.

Zedd at the Dolby Theatre: See the DJ perform alongside a live orchestra.

Get Salty Comedy Show: Mateo Lane, Rory Scoval and more will perform in this fundraising comedy for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


New Order & Pet Shop Boys at the Hollywood Bowl: New ’80s alternative wave hits Hollywood’s historic venue for two nights this weekend.

Official Opening of the Orange County Museum: OCMA opens its doors this weekend with a 24-hour celebration featuring music, movies, yoga and more.

Highland Park Film Festival: Sci-Fi and Horror in the Hood shorts, a screening of reservoir dogs and tons of original movies to boot.

Tom of Finland Arts and Culture Festival: Celebrate the famous homerotic works of art by Scandinavian artist Tom of Finland and local artists this Saturday and Sunday at the Tom of Finland Foundation.

Ballet Hispánico: The New York-based dance company will perform Saturday and Sunday at The Wallis in Beverly Hills.

Oddities Flea Market: Everything from taxidermy to dark ephemera is on sale at this transplanted Brooklyn flea market.

Benny Boy Brewing Company Oktoberfest: Head to Lincoln Heights at your Vindels and Lederhosen for $1 off mugs of 3 different German beers.


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