The Best LA Events to Catch This Weekend

Photo: Koio Collective
Photo: Koio Collective

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops, shows, stylish soirées, and more cool Los Angeles events. 

Thursday, October 6th

St. Frank Opening Party (Culver City): Toast the San Francisco boutique’s Platform pop-up at its grand opening bash from 6 to 9pm. Expect sips, music, and more; get on the list and RSVP to events@stfrank.com.
Where: Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City

MAST Brothers LA Collection Launch Party (DTLA Arts District): Celebrate the chocolate brand‘s LA-inspired treats featuring custom artwork by local textiles brand Block Shop. It’s happening at the chocolatier’s Downtown shop from 6 to 9pm; RSVP by shooting a note to losangelesRSVP@mastbrothers.com.
Where: 816 S. Santa Fe Ave., DTLA Arts District

Friday, October 7th

Koio Collective Pop-Up Party (DTLA Arts District): Shop and party with NYC-based footwear brand Koio Collective at Alchemy Works’ Downtown boutique from 4 to 8pm. The bash coincides with the launch of Koio’s new Capri Menta kicks ($248) and promises Stolen Run cocktails and live sneaker monogramming by @PonchoTheArtist.
Where: Alchemy Works, 826 East 3rd St., DTLA Arts District

Ornamental Conifer x Lucky Brand Party (Venice): Artist Nicolai Sclater (aka Ornamental Conifer) painted over 60 one-of-a-kind denim and leather jackets for Lucky Brand, and you can toast the collab at the LA-based label’s Abbot Kinney boutique from 6 to 9pm. Enjoy refreshments, bites, and the chance to win a cool jacket.
Where: Lucky Brand, 1310 Abbot Kinney, Venice

Saturday, October 8th

Taste of South Lake (Pasadena): Treat your tastebuds, learn new culinary skills, enjoy live music, and more at the free outdoor food festival. From 11am to 5pm, over 25 restaurants will be in the house, celebrity chefs will lead live cooking demos, and a vendor village will offer plenty of shopping. Plus, KCRW-faved bands like Chairlift and Atlas Genius will take the stage with a host of other local acts. Parking and admission are free; see the full music lineup and get more details here.
Where: Corporate Center Pasadena, 251 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena

Pink Yoga at Bloomingdale’s (various locations): Get your flow on at the luxury department store’s morning yoga class with top fitness experts from 9 to 9:45am to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sessions will take place at Bloomingdale’s locations at the Beverly Center, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Century City, and Glendale, and guests score a free yoga mat and goodie bag filled with beauty samples and healthy treats. The nationwide event benefits the Marisa Acocella Marchetto Foundation and The Carey Foundation; reservation fee is $10 and check-in starts at 8:30. See the full lineup of participating fitness instructors and reserve your spot here.

HeartsRevolution Closing Party (West Hollywood): Bid farewell to the fashionable ice cream truck‘s installation at The Standard, Hollywood starting at 8pm. Expect a Swarovski-covered truck, a giant teddy bear, a video installation, a cotton candy cart, and a “very special DJ performance.” The event is free; RSVP here.
Where: The Standard, Hollywood, 8300 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood

Koio Collective Pop-Up Party (Newport Beach): Shop and party with NYC-based footwear brand Koio Collective at Alchemy Works’ Lido Marina Village boutique from 1 to 5pm. The bash coincides with the launch of Koio’s new Capri Menta kicks ($248) and promises Stolen Run cocktails and live sneaker monogramming by @PonchoTheArtist.
Where: Alchemy Works at Lido Marina Village, 3408 Via Oporto

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