10 Amazing Things To Do In Highland Park This Month

No more fear of missing out! Plan out your month with the city's best culture, concerts, cuisines and more.
Photo By: Frederick Guerrero
Photo By: Frederick Guerrero

10 Amazing Things To Do In Highland Park

No More FOMO. Plan out your month with the city’s best culture, concerts, eateries and more.

THINGS TO DO

May 5

Cinco De Mayo Party; 51 Tavern

It’s time to get wild and get your cinco de drinko on and party all night with Happening in  Highland Park. There’s going to be live DJ’s, beer pong, corn hole, “pin-the-tail” for shots, and cool photo opps for attendees. Purchase food and drinks while you’re there and get FREE tequila shots all night  

May 11

Hi Highland Park! (Stand Up Comedy); Collective Arts Incubator

Laugh your ass off as you watch great comedians from all around the world at Hi! Highland Park. The first weekly stand-up comedy show happening every Thursday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm. – it’s also free.99

Find more things to do in our May 2017 Events Calendar

FOOD + DRINK

May 9

Eat At Fig And York; Good Shepherd School Parking Lot

Try out new eats in the Good Shepherd School parking lot. Every Tuesday 6-7 food trucks come out and park at Fig and York. So many options to chose from! Be sure to arrive hungry

May 17

May Cocktail Party Pop-Up; The Fig House

Roomforty knows that you can’t crash private parties in hopes to taste their food. Which is why they open their doors every month for guests to experience Roomforty and Pharmacie Events Company in an intimate and social cocktail party setting. This month’s cocktail party pop-up will be held at The Fig House. Tickets are $30 per person

May 30

Tiki Tuesday; Sonny’s Hideaway

Can you keep a secret? Tiki Tuesday at Sonny’s Hideaway is one of Highland Parks best kept cocktail secrets. Why? Because tons of young couple and locals come out every Tuesday to enjoy island inspired dishes and cocktails from 5:00PM until midnight. Hawaiian shirts are highly encouraged

ARTS + CULTURE

May 13

Art Walk; York And Figueroa

Celebrate the arts in Northeast Los Angeles! Every second Saturday enjoy an exciting evening filled with art, great food and fun in your neighborhood. All along York and Figueroa

Find more things to do in our May 2017 Events Calendar

MUSIC + NIGHTLIFE

May 9

Brasilian To Disco; Footsies

Get your groove on every first Friday of the month at Footsies. They’ll play anything and everything from Brasilian to disco that’s guaranteed to make you move

May 22

Exposure Drag Monday; The Offbeat Bar

Meet the Exposure Queens and get ready for a drag show to remember at The Offbeat Bar. Enjoy beats by Dr. Susp, Tankboy and Zombirob, $6 wells all night (among other bar specials on the wall)

May 29

Dirty Laundry TV & KXLU 88.9FM Presents; Hi Hat

Festival season may be at a halt, but the local shows are always to be continued. Here is a line up you won’t want to miss presented by Dirty Laundry TV and KXLU Presents: Lovely Bad Things, Wild Wing, Burger Records The Side Eyes, and JOOS. All ages show. Tickets $10

May 23

Open Turntables During Happy Hour; La Cuevita

Looking for a place to test out that playlist you’re itching to test a crowd with? Or maybe you just like to DJ. Whatever your fancy, La Cuevita wants you to join them during Happy Hour for Open Turntables. Their turntables will be open to the public during Happy Hour every Tuesday night. Bring your own vinyl, and get ready to spin as you indulge in drinks for $5
Want more? Then be sure to check out Happening In Highland Park’s Events Calendar for updates on exciting things happening in the city throughout the month of May.

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Aneesah Moore
Creative Writer at Happening In Group

Los Angeles based artist manager, vegetarian, lifestyle writer and muse; with a B.S. in Marketing. A dreamer and optimist at heart. Aneesah hopes to encourage readers to go out and explore the city. Peep the journey via SC, IG & Twitter @ineedsomemoore

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