Sigur Rós: Live in Southern California
8:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 10, Fox Theater, Pomona
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, April 13-15, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Downtown Los Angeles
Legendary post-rock band Sigur Rós currently tours across the world, and that tour swings through Southern California this week. Ticket prices to these all-ages shows vary by date, so check with the venue for ticket prices.
Thursday: Live at The Wiltern
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, April 11
The Wiltern, Koreatown
Legendary post-hardcore band Thursday makes their triumphant return to SoCal this week. Tickets to this all-ages show cost $30.
Subhumans: Live in Southern California
8:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 11, The Observatory, North Park, San Diego
8:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 12, The Observatory, Santa Ana
Legendary punk rock band Subhumans will headline two shows in Southern California this week. Ticket prices to these all-ages shows vary by location, so check with the venue for prices.
2017 San Diego Road Runner Sports Adventure Run
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, April 13
Road Runner Sports, Kearny Mesa, San Diego
Participate in a FREE, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with giveaways, raffle prizes, music, and a FREE beer garden. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies and try cool new products from Adventure Run sponsors for free.When the run starts, hit the road and collect as many raffle tickets from as many checkpoints as possible in 60 minutes, then rush back for a chance to win over $3,000 in raffle prizes.
Orange Coast Magazine’s Best Restaurants Celebration
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, April 13
PIRCH, Costa Mesa
Sample food, treats, drinks, and more from some of Orange County’s top restaurants this Thursday night in Costa Mesa. Admission costs $60 and provides unlimited food and drink samples while supplies last. Guests can park for free here. No one under 21 may attend.
Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk (Second Thursdays)
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, April 13
Downtown Los Angeles
This free monthly event takes place over many blocks in Downtown Los Angeles. Many galleries will open late, and some parking lots will contain more art, vendors, food trucks, entertainment, and more. Unless you know business owners, free parking barely exists in Downtown LA, although some meters only operate until 8pm. First-time visitors should attend with someone who has gone here prior.
Road Trip To Hell Burlesque Show
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm, April 13
Harvelle’s, Downtown Long Beach
Enjoy a sizzling burlesque show this Thursday night in Downtown Long Beach. The cover for this show costs $10. No one under 21 may enter.
Hanadoki Con 2017
11:00 am – 2:00 am, April 14
10:00 am – 2:00 am, April 15
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, April 16
Town & Country Resort, Mission Valley, San Diego
Basically, a Japanese pop culture convention. Come see all things anime, manga, and cosplay at this three-day convention taking place this week in San Diego. Registration varies in price, starting at $20.
Easter Spectacular by Anime Academia
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, April 14
Tewinkle Park, Costa Mesa
Free to attend for all ages, enjoy Easter-themed games, raffles, prizes, treats, and more this Friday afternoon in Costa Mesa.
3rd Annual Ventura County Spring Fair
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, April 14
12:00 pm – 9:00 pm, April 15
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, April 16
Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura
The Ventura County Fair will open for just a weekend this week. The $6 admission gets you in to the fairgrounds this weekend and includes a coupon good for $5 off admission for the actual fair that will return later this year.
Viernes 13: Live in Riverside
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 14
The Concert Lounge, Riverside
Get your skanking on at this skacore show in Riverside this Friday night. Tickets to this all-ages show cost $10 presale or $15 at the door.
Tiger Army with T.S.O.L. & Gamblers Mark
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, April 14
The Observatory, North Park, San Diego
Legendary psychobilly band Tiger Army currently tours across the world, and that tour swings through Southern California this week and next week. Tickets to this all-ages show cost $30.
7:30 am – 3:30 pm, April 15
NTC Liberty Station, San Diego
Join in on this yoga meetup this Saturday at Liberty Station in San Diego. Admission costs $49, and includes entry into a 5k run, yoga, and meditation. Attendees should bring their own yoga mat, plus sunscreen if they want to share.
VRLA Expo 2017
10:00 am – 7:00 pm, April 15
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles
See the latest in virtual reality gadgets at this VR expo at the LA Convention Center this Saturday afternoon. General admission to this all-ages expo costs $40, or $30 for students.
Easter Scrimmage: Bunnies vs. Chicks
10:30 am – 12:30 pm, April 15
Laguna Hills Community Center, Laguna Hills
Watch intense & brutal girl-on-girl action at this roller derby bout this Saturday morning in Laguna Hills. Tickets to this roller derby bout cost $10 presale or $15 at the door.
13th Annual Vintage Fashion Show and Tea
11:00 am – 5:00 pm, April 15
Heritage Square Museum, Los Angeles
See beautiful costumes and vintage gowns this Saturday in Los Angeles. Following the fashion show, visitors can participate in an afternoon tea buffet, check out the museum, browse the fashion vendors, and more. Presale tickets cost $30 for adults or $15 for children.
First Class Pizza • Woodbury’s 10 Year Anniversary
11:00 am – 10:00 pm, April 15
First Class Pizza • Woodbury, Irvine
Irvine’s First Class Pizza • Woodbury turns ten years old this week, and to celebrate, they will have some rare beers on tap this Saturday, as well as specialty food items for sale. This event has no admission fee – simply show up, and pay as you go.
Zotcade 2017 Gaming Festival
11:00 am – 11:00 pm, April 15-16
UCI Student Center, Irvine
A free and all-ages video games event takes place on the UCI campus this weekend. While free to attend, parking and gaming tournament fees will apply. This event will have a few gaming-related vendors and panels as well.
17th Annual Taste of Hillcrest
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, April 15
5th & Robinson, Hillcrest, San Diego
Savor the flavors of all the amazing eateries in Hillcrest this Saturday afternoon. Over 40 restaurants will offer delicious samples to guests, while a handful of local breweries will provide beer tasters for guests. Admission costs $30 presale or $35 on the day of the event. Admission includes 50 taster tickets, and each location accepts different amounts of tickets. Guests can move at their own pace, and select which locations to spend their tickets at.
7th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, April 15
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
This gourmet food and craft beer festival returns to Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego this Saturday. This 21 & up event will feature numerous breweries serving up unlimited samples of their beers, and a handful of local chefs and restaurants serving their delicious creations. VIP admission costs $90 presale or $100 at the gate, comes with a t-shirt, and allows entry at 12pm. General admission costs $60 presale or $65 at the gate, and starts at 1:30pm. With free parking, local bands, and a vast area with plenty of seating, this fest has all grounds covered.
Long Beach Craft Beer & Oyster Festival
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, April 15
Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach
Sample oysters and craft beers this Saturday afternoon in Long Beach down by the water. General admission costs $35 and starts at 1pm, while VIP admission costs $45, starts at 12pm, and includes a mimosa bar. All attendees receive unlimited beer samples until 4pm, and a souvenir cup. Admission does NOT include food – all attendees must still pay for food. No one under 21 may attend.
San Diego Wing Fest 2017
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, April 15
Jolt’n Joes, Downtown San Diego
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If you love chicken wings, check out the all-ages Wing Fest in San Diego this Saturday afternoon. General admission costs $30 presale or $40 at the door and starts at 3pm. VIP admission costs $50 and starts at 2pm. Admission includes unlimited food samples while supplies last, but does not include drinks – attendees must pay for drinks. Participation in a wing-eating contest costs $35 to register.
Night Nation Run – San Diego
6:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 15
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
People always seem to want to find any way possible to make running less boring. Introducing Night Nation Run, a glow run that now involves EDM. Run a course complete with lights, glow sticks, lasers, EDM, and more. Registration costs $30 presale or $60 once presale registration runs out, and includes a t-shirt, a glow necklace, a goodie bag, and access to the after-party with more EDM.
2017 Long Beach Onesie Pub Crawl
6:00 pm – 12:00 am, April 15
Clancy’s, Downtown Long Beach
Drunk people in tacky onesies get schwifty with each other this Saturday night in Downtown Long Beach. $10 gets you a wristband good for participating venues, where you will receive specials on drinks all night. Participants must find their own way to get from venue to venue. No one under 21 may attend.
DC Fallout: Live in Fullerton
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm, April 15
Slide Bar, Downtown Fullerton
Rock out to a FREE show this Saturday night in Downtown Fullerton. No one under 21 may enter.
Happy Easter! Spend today with loved ones~