Falltime in Grand Park is just magical. The blooms change, the weather shifts, but the love and joy that comes out of this park pink paradise remains a constant beat emanating from the core of Los Angeles. Let’s continue to share space together this season as we transition from 2015 to 2016:
Hear stories of love, acceptance, and joy through the powerful voices of LA’s LGBTQ and ally community.
SAT & SUN / OCT 10 & 11 – POPOL VUH: HEART OF HEAVEN
Under the direction of Music Center resident company Center Theatre Group, the famed Chicano theatre company El Teatro Campesino will create an epic visual feast, Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven. This performance tells the story of the Mayan creation myth with an L.A. twist through towering puppetry, music, and dance.
SUN OCT 18 – THE BIG DRAW along CICLAVIA
Take a break along the Ciclavia route and get creative on the park’s Event Lawn. Experiment with colored tape to create giant geometric patterns along the sidewalks, or collaborate on comics, masks and banners. All art materials are provided free of charge.
Grand Park partners with Self-Help Graphics & Art to present a traditional Noche de Ofrenda ceremony honoring the dead and featuring prayer led by the local indigenous community. 40 altars and large sculptures will be revealed this night and will be on display throughout the park.
See 40 altars focusing on both traditional and contemporary topics and explore the connections between the holiday’s origins and the daily lives of Angelenos as well large scale sculptures by L.A. artists throughout the park.
Something to do during the lunch hour of power, including yoga sessions, lunch trucks, crafting, concerts, and more!
Grand Park gets dressed up for the holidays. Take a stroll after sunset to enjoy the lights of the season.
Welcome 2016 with family and friends in one remarkable countdown, featuring 3-D digital video mapping on two sides of City Hall.
PROUD Love is a Valentine’s Day celebration and dance party for the LGBTQ and ally community in the Park for Everyone.
DON’T FORGET TO ENJOY GRAND PARK’S FOUNTAIN, PLAYGROUND, WALKING PATHS, GARDENS, DOG RUN, and LITTLE LIBRARIES ALL YEAR ROUND. SEE YOU IN THE PARK!