Vintage Disney cartoons, PRIDE, and design and craft fairs? Check out our picks for events happening this weekend in Los Angeles.

LA Design Fest

Get to know the diversity of LA as a global design capital with two free events happening this Saturday for LA Design Fest’s closing weekend.

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Head down to Chinatown for an old fashioned block party that’ll take place on Chung King Road right under the glow of traditional Chinese lanterns. The alleyway is bustling with nightlife and  lined with various art galleries, making it a perfect place for a pop-up design market featuring local crafters and designers.

Chung King Road:  N. Hill Steet just off of the 110 Freeway (Hill St. exit). Located in the West Plaza area of Chinatown

When: June 13th from 6pm – 9pm

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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For a relaxing day spent in an urban oasis, take a trip to Vermont Square Library, where you’ll have the opportunity to join in some hands-on workshops, such as ceramics and woodworking, do some yoga, and view a couple of art exhibits. The Vermont Square Library is LA’s oldest operating library that features an edible garden and open-air library. And what better way to start the weekend off than with  live music and food trucks?

Vermont Square Library: 1201 W 48th St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

When: June 13th from 10am – 5pm

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

LA Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios

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If you’re feeling nostalgic, join the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra as they bring vintage Disney animations to life with live orchestral music to celebrate the history of Walt Disney Animation Studios. Taking place at the beautiful Ace Hotel theatre, this event will truly be a grand and awe-inspiring performance. Be sure to bring the entire family, and enjoy a fun night of movie magic that’ll make you feel like you’re a kid again.

The Theatre at Ace Hotel: 929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

When: June 13th at 7pm

Purchase tickets here.

LA PRIDE Festival and Parade

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Show your LGBT support at LA PRIDE, a festival and parade happening this weekend in West Hollywood. Featuring live music, the LA PRIDE festival is one of the largest gatherings of the LGBT community, so join community groups, social organizations, and local artisans for a celebration of love and being who you are.

West Hollywood Park: 647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069


June 12th from 5pm – 12am (Free Admission)

June 13th from 12pm – 12am (with Festival Ticket)

June 14th from 11am – 11pm (with Festival Ticket)

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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