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Unforgettable Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!

Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!

Are you ready to rock out under the summer sun? Los Angeles is the place to be for outdoor concerts that the whole family can enjoy. From classical music to contemporary beats, there's something for everyone. Grab your picnic blanket, round up your loved ones, and get ready for a season of unforgettable music experiences. We've compiled a list of the best outdoor summer concerts in and near Los Angeles so that you can plan your musical adventures. Get ready to dance, sing along, and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!

6333 W 3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Discover the magic of summer music at the Original Farmers Market! This iconic destination is known for its array of fun, family-friendly outdoor events, and the summer music series is a highlight not to be missed. Unwind and relax near the end of the workweek by visiting the West Patio on Thursday nights from June 1st through August 31st from 6 to 8 pm. The summer music series is FREE and open to all.

The Music Center

135 N. Grand Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90012

June 23 - August 18, 2023

Friday nights 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Dance the night away under the stars at Dance DTLA every Friday night from June 23rd through August 18th from 7 pm to 8 pm. Featuring LA's top DJs and local bands, this FREE event offers a variety of dance styles for all ages. Don't miss the chance to groove to the rhythm of summer.

California Plaza

350 South Grand Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Celebrate the diversity of our city and beyond with Grand Performances' free outdoor concerts from June 3rd through August 26th. From samba to doo-wop, salsa to hip-hop, and jazz to cumbia, there's a wide range of genres to enjoy. Gather your family and friends for an unforgettable musical experience.

2301 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

The Hollywood Bowl is a must-visit destination for families during the summer. Experience the magic of this iconic venue while enjoying performances by local and national musicians. Check the website for ticket information.

MacArthur Park

W. 6th St. and S. Park View St.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

Immerse yourself in the FREE summer concerts at Levitt Pavilion from June 10th through September 3rd. With a goal to make live music accessible to all, these concerts feature a diverse mix of musical genres. Explore the beautiful MacArthur Park and enjoy the sounds of summer with your loved ones from June 10th though September 3, 2023.

Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!


Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Indulge in the rhythms of Latin music at Latin Sounds. This FREE concert series showcases world-renowned artists performing a range of music, from indigenous sounds to the latest beats from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Los Angeles. The concerts take place n Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles 90049

July 20 – August 24

Immerse yourself in the Skirball Cultural Center's popular summertime music series from July 20 through August 24th. Sing and dance to an eclectic lineup of musicians representing Jewish, African, and Cuban diasporas. With beautiful views of the Santa Monica mountains, this venue offers an unforgettable concert experience.

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Get ready to groove to the sounds of jazz at LACMA! This renowned FREE music series has been a staple of the Los Angeles music scene for over three decades, showcasing legendary performers. Held in LACMA's plaza, you can grab a seat on a first-come, first-served basis or enjoy a picnic on the grass while still soaking in the incredible tunes. Join in on Friday evenings at LACMA's welcome plaza!

2700 N. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Escape to the famous Greek Theatre located in Griffith Park for an enchanting evening under the stars. Featuring a variety of musical genres, this venue offers a full summer season of performances. Check the website for upcoming shows and ticket information.

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

The Ford is a terrific venue hosting concerts and dance performances that are perfect for families. Keep an eye out for their LA Soundscapes series, specially designed with families in mind. You can find the concert schedule and tickets online.

Getty Center Museum

1200 Getty Center Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Experience the Getty Center's annual outdoor summer concert series, Off the 405. Enjoy the captivating performances of today's most exciting bands amidst stunning architecture and breathtaking sunset views. These concerts are FREE and open to all. However, reservations are needed at least 3 weeks prior to each performance.

Various Locations

Get ready for an incredible summer with KCRW Summer Nights! Everyone's favorite NPR member station is bringing a jam-packed schedule of FREE concerts to public plazas and beloved museums. From food trucks and beer gardens to after-hours museum admission, each location offers a unique experience. No matter where you go, KCRW Summer Nights promise unforgettable evenings filled with music, food, and fun. Don't miss out on this fantastic summer concert series that guarantees a memorable time!

Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Experience the magic of Santa Monica Pier's Local's Night, a curated series for locals, by locals, held every third Thursday of the month during summer. Join in for an evening filled with captivating live music from talented local bands, engaging youth activities, a vibrant car show, art exhibits, and more! These concerts are FREE and open to all.

Burton Chace Park

13650 Mindanao Way

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Head to Burton Chace Park for this popular event series, where you can enjoy classical and opera performances on Thursdays and a mix of pop music on Saturdays. Bring your picnic dinner, blankets, and low-profile beach chairs. The FREE concerts are from July 15th through August 19th at 7 pm.


Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!

5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd.

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Join the Valley Cultural Foundation for a free series of family-friendly outdoor musical performances every Sunday evening from June 18th through August 27, 2023. All concerts start at 5:30 PM. Pack a picnic, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready for an evening of good music and good times. These concert series are FREE to everyone.

Conejo Community Park

1175 Hendrix Ave.

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

The Conejo Recreation and Park District presents a series of Summer Concerts in the Park. Enjoy top-notch tribute bands and a special Independence Day concert in a beautiful park setting. These concerts are FREE and open to all.

Various Locations

Conejo Valley, CA

The Pop-Up Arts and Music Festival will bring a mix of live music, movies, and performances to various parks around the Conejo Valley. This family-friendly festival offers 10 free events for everyone to enjoy. Schedule and tickets are available online.

Peter Strauss Ranch

30000 Mulholland Hwy

Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Enjoy the great outdoors at the Peter Strauss Ranch with Tiny Porch Concerts. Artists from Nashville, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, and Los Angeles will serenade you with their talents. It's the perfect opportunity to relax, unwind, and let the music transport you. These are monthly concerts from May through September.

Pleasant Valley Recreation & Parks

Constitution Park

601 Carmen Drive

Camarillo, CA 93010

Enjoy a time-honored tradition with the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Parks Summer Concert Series from June 2023 through August 2023. Grab your blankets and low folding chairs, and savor the melodies performed on the lush lawn of Constitution Park. These concerts are FREE and open to all.


Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!


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Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!


Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!

Outdoor Summer Concerts for Families in and near Los Angeles!


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