10th February 2020: 92nd Academy Awards
The Academy Awards, often known as the Oscars, is the biggest show in town and attracts everyone who is anyone in the world of movies. Watch as winners gloat and losers produce startling performances, feigning genuine happiness for their rivals.
10th April – 19th April 2020: Coachella
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (also known as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held in the Colorado Desert. Since 1999, this event reunites artists from different genres like rock, indie, hip hop and electronic dance music.
5th May 2020: Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of all things Mexican, on the date that Mexico defeated France in the Battle of Puebla. The largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the world is Fiesta Broadway in Los Angeles.
1st August – 9th August 2020: US Open of Surfing
A week-long event that includes surfing, skateboarding, BMX and live music, the US Open of Surfing is one of the major events in the extreme sports calendar.
15th August – 23rd August 2020: Nisei Week
Little Tokyo’s annual celebration of all things Japanese and Japanese-American. The event culminates with a grand parade.
4th September – 27th September 2020: LA County Fair
One of the USA’s largest county fairs, this is a real taste of Americana, with rides, music and pageants.
September 2020: LA Korean Festival
The largest annual celebration of Korean culture in the United States consists of hundreds of booths, food, entertainment and music in Koreatown.
26th November – 27th November 2020: Black Friday
The day after Thanksgiving almost all the stores offer big sales. In recent years, Black Friday begins Thursday afternoon and goes on throughout the night.