Apex Estate Group Guide: Things to do in March
Our curated events and to-do’s for the month of March
Things to do in March: Eat something delicious…
Eat well and help out a great cause on March 3rd at the Planned Parenthood LA Food Fare. 150 of LA’s best restaurants, wineries, breweries and more are featured at the Santa Monica event. There are auctions and raffles as well, and all proceeds go directly to Planned Parenthood. Last year the fare raised $850,000 for the healthcare group. Tickets for the event start at $150.
The March 9th-12th All Star Chef Classic is a great place to meet world famous chefs and sample some of their delicacies. Well-known LA chefs participating in the event include Jose Andres of The Bazaar by Jose Andres, Jon Shook of Animal, and Sand Yoon of Father’s Office Gastropub. Multiple chefs will cook in the Chefs Tasting Arena and Restaurant Stadium, where fans can get great views of the cooking processes. Tickets for the LA Live event start at $250.
Things to do in March: Get fit…
Ciclavia is back on March 6th with the first ride of the year taking place in the valley. Streets will be closed in Pacoima, Arleta, North East Hills, and Panorama City to give participates a chance to bike, skate, or walk without car traffic. The free event creates a temporary public park space that anyone is welcome to use, and you can start and end wherever you want.
Things to do in March: See something new…
Take in the best art that Pasadena has to offer during their Art Night. From 6pm-10pm on March 11th, 18 of Pasadena’s arts and cultural institutions will open their doors for free. Start off at any participating venue for a night of art, music, and entertainment, and a free shuttle will transport you to the next location.
Celebrate the Indian tradition of Holli on March 12th. The event marks the arrival of spring and passing of winter with a festival of colors. Attendees should wear something they don’t mind getting dirty, as they will be covered in dry, powered colors. The $5 celebration also features musical performances, dancers, and yoga teachings.
Things to do in March: Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day…
Load up the kids and head down to Hermosa Beach on March 12th for a family friendly St. Patrick’s Day parade. Over 100 businesses, organizations, and school marching bands participate in the seven-block parade. Bagpipers, horses, Irish Setters, and traditional Irish food and music will also be featured at the free event.
If you want to leave the kids at home and celebrate in a more adult fashion, check out Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival in downtown LA. The free event takes over two city blocks and features green beer, Irish whisky, food, games, and musical performances. The March 17th event lasts from 11am-10pm and typically attracts over 20,000 people.
What’s your favorite March event? Let me know in the comments below.