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August Events in Los Angeles

Annual Events Around the Greater Los Angeles Area

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August in Los Angeles is filled with Summer Concerts, Family Festival Series and Summer Theatre Festivals. Here are some annual events you can plan ahead for.
Nisei Week

August - Obon Dancers, Nisei Week in Little Tokyo

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Sawdust Art Festival, Laguna Beach; July and August
Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach, July and August
US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, end of July, beginning of August
Surf Festival, Redondo, Manhattan and Hermosa Beaches, end of July, beginning of August
Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood
Beverly Hills Music Festival, Beverly Hills
Watts Summer Festival, 323-789-7304, 2nd weekend, 103rd Street, between Compton Blvd. and Success Ave.
Nisei Week, Little Tokyo, 213-687-7193
Long Beach Jazz Festival
Great Sand Sculpture Contest in Long Beach
Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, Food & Wine Magazine's multi-event food festival in LA Santa Monica and Beverly Hills
Ifa Festival in San Bernardino celebrating the West African deity of wisdom, knowledge and understanding, also known as Santeria, Lukumi, Candomble and Voudoun. Last Saturday in August; (909) 648-4752, (909) 886-6023
Orange International Street Fair, City of Orange, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend
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