Culver City’s special annual events target to everyone from kids to adults, music lovers to film buffs, foodies to car enthusiasts, thrill seekers to green lifestyle adopters. Here are eight of the best annual events in Culver City.
The Los Angeles Westside Food & Wine Festival
With events in the summer and in the fall, the Westside Food & Wine Festival benefits various organizations with food distribution programs across this part of Los Angeles. The Culver City and Westside Los Angeles communities come together for a fabulous afternoon with delicious fine foods, wines and spirits. There is always live music and entertainment.
The Culver City Film Festival
Culver City has long been celebrated by its rich cinematic history and culture. Our film festival brings to the same place a greatly diverse group of filmmakers and other artists eager to share their recent work and recognize local talent.
Asian World Film Festival
The Asian World Film Festival brings a broad selection of the best Asian cinema to Culver City with the goal of strengthening the ties between the Hollywood and Asian filmmaking industries.
Fiesta La Ballona
Every year in August Culver City has its own amusement park. Known as the “festival of the people”, this is a weekend celebration with a multitude of offerings in the worlds of food, entertainment and amusement rides.
Ballona Creek Cleanup
A very important day in our community, the Ballona Creek Cleanup is how Culver City participates in the Annual Coastal Cleanup Day. The people from our environmental programs and our conscious hardworking residents get together to clean the Ballona Creek bike path.
Spring Egg Hunt
The third Saturday of every March is the day of the egg hunt at Veterans Park. It’s for all our wonderful kids ages 10 or under. Besides the hunt, the activities include arts & crafts, photo booths and games.
George Barris Culver City Car Show
In May, the incredibly talented car customizer George Barris, who created some of the coolest vehicles from movies and TV, displays his best creations alongside classic cars from across the state of California.
Boulevard Music Summer Festival
A vibrant annual summer music series, the festival takes place at the courtyard of the City Hall and is produced by Gary Mandell of Boulevard Music.