Best of Los Angeles Fun Events and Festivals Guide – Spring 2015

 — The Fungodo Best Of Los Angeles Fun Spring Events & Festivals Guide for Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Counties for Spring 2015

 

Your Fun Go Do and See Spring Guide to the Fun Los Angeles Events and Festivals around the Southern California Region.  Our Fungodo Best Of Los Angeles Guide is published to help everyone living and traveling around the LA County, Orange County and San Bernardino County find local events, fairs and festivals.

Los Angeles, California

Hollywood | Los Angeles – California

 

The Los Angeles area is a culture rich destination with a wonderful blend of urban attractions and natural wonders including Islands with ocean sea life, Historic Parks, Zoos and hiking trails throughout the Los Angeles Forest and Mountains.

The layout of the Fungodo Event Guides are mobile friendly so when you are looking for something fun to go do in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Long Beach and Orange County all you need is your mobile phone and Fungodo.com  

The Fungodo editorial team designed the Best Of Los Angeles – Spring 2015  Calendar of events, fair and festivals to provide a quick reference guide for you and your family to quickly find the events, fairs, festivals, and fun things to do in Spring 2015 that your family will enjoy.

 

The Fungodo Best Of Los Angeles Spring Time Events & Festivals are listed by starting date, and include locations across the Los Angeles, Orange and the San Bernardino Counties.  All of the event and festival dates are confirmed and updated as soon as the Fungodo Editorial Teams discovers the information about these exciting Southern California events, fairs, festivals and venues.

Best of Los Angeles Fun Events and Festivals Guide
-— April 2015 —-

Date FUN EVENT AND FESTIVAL GUIDE TITLE

April 1 – 30

Flower Fields Carlsbad Ranch

The Flower Fields Carlsbad, California

The Flower Fields For ten weeks each spring, on coastal farmland in Carlsbad, California, 50-acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers bloom and transform the landscape into a solid expanse of vibrant banded color. The Flower Fields® cover a rolling hillside overlooking the Pacific Coast, and is located halfway between Orange County and San Diego. Presented at the Carlsbad Ranch® from March 1st thru May 10th, 2015 – Open Daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

April 3 – 5, 2015

wondercon-anaheim

WonderCon Anaheim

WonderCon is one of the country’s best comics and popular arts conventions, is held at the beautiful Anaheim Convention Center. WonderCon is literally the sister show to Comic-Con International, embracing all the main aspects of that show, including comics, movies, TV, animation, the Masquerade, and more. Presented at the Anaheim Convention Center all weekend long – April 3rd thru 5th, 2015

April 4 – 30, 2015

Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

The 12th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire is on 20 acres of pure fun! 13 stages offer variety entertainment all day long. In addition, we dazzle you with a fully armored joust, the Queen and her glittering Court, amazing arts and crafts, delicious food, fine spirits, music, dance, parades, rides and games.  Presented at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area from April 4th thru May 17, 2015

 

April 4 – May 16, 2015

Santa Monica Pier Kids Concerts - Wake Up With the Waves

Santa Monica Pier Kids Concerts

Wake Up With the Waves – the interactive Santa Monica Pier Kids Concerts Series for children each Saturday morning  from 10:30AM to NOON at the Santa Monica Pier. It’s fresh-air fun with a rotating cast of musicians and entertainers who get kids engaged with singing, dancing, playing and more! It’s a perfect way to start the day. Then stick around for family fun at the Pier with amusements, rides, restaurants and more!

April 10 – 12, 2015

Americas Family Pet Expo at OC Fair

Americas Family Pet Expo

Americas Family Pet Expo is the world’s largest pet & pet product expo. Exhibitors include retailers, groomers, veterinarians, hobbyist groups, humane rescue organizations, humane societies, breeders, etc. Presented at the Orange County Fairgrounds all Weekend from April 10th to April 12, 2015

April 15 – 19, 2015

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Los Angeles is home to one of the world’s best Cowboy Festivals — the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival!   ince 1994, thousands of guests attend the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival to celebrate cowboy culture with a musical lineup of show-stopping talent and entertainment.  The Cowboy Festival is a fun experience for all ages and interests.  Come and watch history come alive with a Civil War skirmish and demonstrations of trick roping, hatchet throwing, archery, and much more.

April 16 – 19, 2015

2015 Star Wars Celebration

 

2015 Star Wars Celebration

The Star Wars Celebration is the ultimate fan experience focused on a galaxy far, far away…

There has never been a more exciting time to be a Star Wars fan, and Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA will bring fans of all ages together, from all around the world, to celebrate the pop culture phenomenon that is Star Wars — all on the cusp of new Star Wars movies and television shows!  Looking ahead, while celebrating all that has come before, there’s something for everyone at Star Wars Celebration!

April 17 – 19, 2015

Festival of Books - presented by the Los Angeles Times

 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC Campus in Los Angeles California is the largest book festivals in the united states. The festival will be held April 18-19, 2015 and will take place at the University of Southern California Campus beginning with the Festival After Dark

FESTIVAL AFTER DARK  — The  20th-year celebration of the Festival Of Books doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. The LA Times Festival of Books is proud to sponsor a series of evening events filled with drama, laughs and fun. –

 

 April 17 – 19, 2015

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 41st Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach combined with the Long Beach Lifestyle Expo and the IndyCar Series Fan Experience will make this years event is a fungodo experience for all ages.  From virtually anywhere in Southern California, surface transportation will whisk you right to the downtown gates of the Grand Prix circuit with no gridlock worries.  Click Here to download the 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Fan Guide

 April 25, 2015

Jazz Reggae Festival presented at UCLA Los Angeles

 Jazz Reggae Festival – UCLA Campus

The UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival celebrates Los Angeles Jazz Music and its evolving Culture through conscious music, world food, art, and sustainability education. The Jazz Festival crafts an experience that is innovative, relevant, and invigorating. The Jazz Reggae featuresLive Music on Two Stages, Craft Village, Live Art, Picnic Area, Photobooths and Gourmet World Food & Cuisine — presented at Los Angeles Tennis Center – UCLA Campus on April 25th, 2015 from 12:00 Noonto 11:00 PM

Best of Los Angeles Fun Events and Festivals Guide
-— May 2015 —-

Date FUN EVENT AND FESTIVAL GUIDE TITLE

May 1 – 3, 2015

Marvel Universe Live at Los Angeles Forum

 

Marvel Universe Live

Marvel Universe LIVE!  Marvel fans, are you ready to assemble! – Marvel Universe will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe. Will the Mighty Thor shatter the Ultimate Power of the Marvel Universe, the Saga continues…

– presented at the Los Angeles Forum | Friday May 1st thru Sunday May 3rd, 2015

May 1 – 3, 2015

OC Marathon at the Orange County Fairground

 

 OC Marathon 

11th Annual OC Marathon and Finish Line Festival presents a wonderful race day experience for all the  participants, as well as a celebration of the 11th Annual OC Marathon Running Festival.  This year the festival features some line up of 80’s rock bands on main stage. Flashback Heart Attack and our 80’s guest stars will provide awesome music for our finishers and their guests.  Presented at the OC Fairgrounds during the weekend of May 1st – May 3rd, 2015

May 3, 2015

Childrens Day USA

Children’s Day USA

22nd Annual Children’s Day USA started in 1993 as a heart based project of Summer Hansen to promote people of all ages and celebrating life. The Children’s Day Festival was created to inspire everyone to do something wonderful to make our world a better place.  The Children’s Day Festival will take place on the South East Corner Lawn of Eldorado Park on Saturday May 3rd, 2015

 

 

May 10, 2015

Santa Monica Festival

 24th Annual Santa Monica Festival

The City of Santa Monica presents the Free 24th Annual Santa Monica Festival at Clover Park from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  The Festival mission is connecting art, culture, food, sustainability, well being, and transportation to daily living through an electrifying array of programs, activities, and vendors that will delight and entertain people of all ages.

May 10, 2015

Culver City Car Show

Culver City Car Show

12th annual Cruisin’ Back to Culver City Car Show featuring over 400 Classic Cars, Hot Rods, Low Riders and Trucks along with Gourmet Food and, Live Music Entertainment & More!   And, the folks from Hollywood showcase custom automobiles featured in movies from George Barris –  Automobile customizer extraordinaire, creator of the Batmobile, the Munsters’ Koach, the Beverly Hillbillies’ jalopy and so many more great vehicles from the Movies & TV, is coming back to to his roots in Culver City on Saturday May 10th, 2015 – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 May 10 – 31, 2015

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival

18th Annual Koroneburg Renaissance Festival – Now in its 18th year, the Festival again will bring history to colorful life when part of Crossroads Riverview Park in Corona, California is transformed into a hustling, bustling and a bit bawdy old world village.

May 15, 2015

LA Live Dark Nights

Dark Nights at LA Live

Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE are the best nights in Downtown L.A.! These nights are historically “dark” for L.A. LIVE with no other major events happening on campus. These are the top nights for locals to enjoy live music and performances, inexpensive parking, and special offers at participating restaurants!

May 16 – 17, 2015

Beveryly Hills ArtShow

The Beverly Hills artSHOW

The Beverly Hills artSHOW is presented for FREE twice a year, in spring and fall and features art by over 240 exhibitors from around the nation.  The artSHOW exhibitors showcase their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and printmaking. The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes places across four linear blocks of historic Beverly Gardens Park in the heart of Beverly Hills. T

May 16 – 17, 2015

California Strawberry Festival

 

California Strawberry Festival

This year’s 32nd Annual California Strawberry Festival May 16 & 17 in Oxnard, hits all the right notes with the Grammy award-winning “Mariachi Divas” headlining an array of talented artists offering non-stop entertainment on two Festival stages.  Musical styles range from classic rock, top 40 favorites, and R & B, to pop, jazz, Latin, and country, with tributes from the Beatles. When the California Strawberry Festival attendees need a break from dancing, they can visit a variety of 50 food booths serving up a sweet palate of berry treats like strawberry funnel cake, strawberry pizza, deep fried strawberries, strawberry shortcake, chocolate dipped strawberries and even strawberry beer.

 Memorial Day Weekend
May 22, 2015
Odd Nights at the Autry

Odd Nights at the Autry

The Odd Market and Odd Nights at the Autry is truly spectacular for all ages. This exciting whole day event is presented monthly on two and a half acres in heart of Griffith Park. There’s a ton of Free Parking or you could even ride your horse in, seriously. Over 200 booths, great Food Trucks, A Beer Garden, Live Bands, Guest DJ’s and room for the kids to romp and play.

Located directly across from the L.A. Zoo. And, the odd Nights at the Autry will be offering special promos for those of you who have never been in the Autry Museum. We are even adding a cocktail lounge on the green. Odd Nights at the Autry is nothing short of Epic – And, it’s all FREE. No admission fees; Zip, And lots of Free Parking as in nada.

Memorial Day Weekend
May 23 -25, 2015
Topanga Days County Fair

Topanga Days

Topanga Days is an iconic LA County bohemian rock music festival. The weekend festivities are a mainstay event that embody any music lover’s. There’s a belly dancing show by a local teacher, pie eating contests, kids games and so much more. The unique Memorial Day Parade is a highlight for many. This parade is one of the last of its kind, where costumed neighbors toss candy from their homemade floats, kids decorate and ride their bikes or horses, or participants simply walk down the boulevard with the Boy Scouts or the local Tae Kwon Do class – see you at the Topanga Days & County Fair!

 Memorial Day Weekend
May 23 – 25, 2015
Fiesta Hermosa Beach Festival

Fiesta Hermosa Beach

43rd Annual Free Firesta Hermosa at Hermosa Beach is the ”largest arts & crafts fair in Southern California”. Over 300 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. The festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) in downtown Hermosa Beach, California. With the ocean as a backdrop, Hermosa Beach is an ideal place for a summer festival with temperatures of 80 degrees and balmy sea breezes.
Memorial Day Weekend
May 23 , 2015
Santa Monica Symphony

 Santa Monica Symphony

Now in its 70th Season, the Santa Monica Symphony presents a full calendar of concerts in the Spring, Fall and Winter each year. Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra – Since 1945, the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra has provided free classical music concerts to audiences of all ages that span the ethnic, economic and social spectrum.  The mission of the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra is to provide FREE quality classical music concerts to the residents of Santa Monica and the Southern California community.

Santa Monica Symphony – Fungdo

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 May 29, 2015
OC Fair Pop Up Party

OC Fair Pop Up Party

The OC Fair is celebrating its 125th anniversary this summer and we are getting the party started early with Pop-Up Parties throughout the Southland featuring free sweet treats and OC Fair giveaways. The first 125 guests to a Pop Up Party event will always receive a bonus along with a FREE pair of tickets to the OC Fair.

OC Fair Pop Up Party – Fungodo

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Best of Los Angeles Fun Events and Festivals Guide
-— June 2015 —-

Date FUN EVENT AND FESTIVAL GUIDE TITLE
June 4 , 2015
Free Summer Concerts at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

Free Summer Concerts at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

Levitt Pavilion LA is proud to present its 2015 summer concert season, featuring a diverse lineup of artists from acclaimed, emerging talent to seasoned, award winning performers.  Every summer Levitt LA presents 50 concerts. Admission is always free, making live music and the arts available to all. To make the most of your evening at the Levitt Pavilion, bring a fun attitude, a lawn chair or blanket for relaxing, snacks or a picnic dinner, and a cooler with beverages – Don’t forget the most important thing – your family and friends for sharing the fun, the music, and most of all, the magic!

June 5 – 30 , 2015
San Diego County Fair

San Diego County Fair California

The Summer starts here at the 2015 San Diego County Fair – presenting A Fair to Remember: a Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park Exhibition – San Diego County Fair (Del Mar Fairgrounds). This year the Fair San Diego County Fair commemorates the centennial anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in Balboa Park, and the great traditions and inventions arising from fairs. (Did you know the bicycle, telephone, ice cream cone, Ferris Wheel, and air conditioning were all introduced at a World’s Fair?) The San Diego County Fair will be held Friday, June 5 through Sunday, July 5.  The Fair will be closed Mondays and the first two Tuesdays. It will be a 25 day Fair with a special “sneak peek” day on Friday, June 5 (gates will open that day at 4:00PM for the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series).

 June 6 , 2015Paddleboard Race & Santa Monica Pier Ocean Festival

Paddleboard Race & Santa Monica Pier Ocean Festival

80th Annual Paddleboard Race & Santa Monica Pier Ocean Festival he Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier – Tracing it’s roots back to the 1930’s Santa Monica Pier paddleboard races – some of the first in the world – this year’s Southern California event will be an epic competition. The Paddleboard Race Courses start and finish on the sand immediately south of the Santa Monica Pier and there are 5 ways to compete – Fun Paddle, Long Course, Elite Race, Tommy Bahama SUP / Paddleboard Knockout.  All of the races involve a “beach start” meaning that racers will have to navigate in and out of the surf zone.

June 7, 2015
Casa Pacifica Wine Festival - Wine Food and Brew Festival

Wine Food and Brew Festival

Wine Food and Brew Festival – FunGoDo

The Casa Pacifica Angels Wine Food and Brew Festival voted the Best Cultural Event in Ventura County in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 this gourmet food and wine tasting event has grown to become one of Ventura County’s premier events with last year’s attendance topping 4,800 attendees.  The Festival features live music entertainment and showcases the delectable creations of the finest restaurants and caterers from Santa Barbara to the Conejo Valley and award-winning wineries and vineyards from throughout California’s rich wine-producing regions, as well as many marvelous microbreweries.

Wine Food and Brew Festival – FunGoDo

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