Apex Estate Group Guide: Things to do in November
Our curated events and to-do’s for the month of November
Things to do in November: Put on a fancy outfit…
Put on your big hats and nicest suits for the November 4th-5th Breeders’ Cup. The Santa Anita Park horse race is a $26 million affair and unofficially marks the end of thoroughbred racing season. In addition to the horse races, there will also be a best dressed contest, fan festival, panel discussions, parties, and, of course, betting. Tickets range from $10-$800.
Things to do in November: Treat your ears…
The Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival is back again with major performances by Chance The Rapper, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu, and Lil Wayne. The music festival will also feature tons of carnival games and multiple food and alcohol vendors. Passes are completely sold out for the November 12th-13th event, but we found two day passes on StubHub starting at $250.
The 26th Annual Mariachi Festival will take place on November 20th at Mariachi Plaza. Multiple mariachi bands will perform throughout the day. There will also be multiple sponsors on site and plenty of delicious food and drinks at the local Boyle Heights restaurants and bars. The event is free and open to everyone.
Celebrate trance music November 25th-26th at Insomniac’s Dreamstate music festival. DJ performers include Paul Van Dyke, Gareth Emery, and Paul Oakenfold. Food and alcohol vendors, free water stations, a general store, and lockers are also available at the San Bernardino event. One-day passes start at $75.
Stay up late and check out what The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion has to offer at Sleepless. The party begins at 11:11 pm on 11/11 and goes until 3 in the morning. The event includes DJs, dream readings, light installations, snowfall, art, a harpist, and much more. Cocktails and food are available for purchase. Tickets are $20 online and $30 at the door.
Things to do in November: Get festive…
Who says it can’t snow in Los Angeles? November 17th marks the arrival of LA’s first snow tubing park. Snow LA includes 10,000 square feet of downhill snow tubing lanes, a blizzard every hour, a VIP bar, a snowman light show, a giant inflatable snow globe you can take pictures in, and multiple food trucks. Snow LA runs every Thursday-Sunday until December 23rd. Tickets start at $12.
Exercise before you indulge on Thanksgiving at the November 26th Turkey Trot 5k and 10k race. Each racer gets a Turkey Trot trucker hat and medal, and there is also a smaller race for kids. The event partners with The Midnight Mission charity, which provides emergency services, job training and education programs to the homeless. Registration costs start at $20.
What’s your favorite November event? Let me know in the comments below.