By Megan Miller
The list of things to do in Los Angeles is as long as the city is vast. Los Angeles boasts various aspects of arts and culture, yet finding things to do on a budget can seem like quite the task. I am constantly trying to find new and interesting things in LA while still being financially savvy.
Being an LA native, I’m fortunate to have been surrounded by a somewhat diverse culture. The Huntington Library and Gardens, the Skirball Center, and the Getty are among the few LA cultural centers that have piqued my interest in the arts. Yet, as I’ve grown financially independent, I’m forced to find more frugal means of entertainment.
One of my favorite events in Los Angeles occurs the second Thursday of every month: the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. The art walk boasts an eclectic crowd of people gathering to explore various galleries, peruse shop street vendors and indulge in some food truck deliciousness! Be mindful that the (free) galleries close at around 9 p.m., and finding parking can be a little tricky. I definitely recommend going early to avoid the crowds and enjoy exploring the miscellaneous galleries. Read more »