Things To Do In L.A. This Week

The best in nightlife Feb. 19-25

Coming off a there-day weekend, some Angelenos may be taking it easy, but for the true nightlife warriors, the party just keeps going. Whether you are looking to get lit or dance ’til dawn, you know Loop has a pulse on what’s going down.

From a bumpin’ Bravo watch party to a Brazilian-inspired Carnaval celebration, check out what’s happening on the LA nightlife scene the week of Feb. 19-25.

Techno Night Market at Station1640

Get ready for LA’s only weekly deep house and techno vendor market at Station1640. Featuring 20+ vendors and artists every week, BOGO drinks for the first hour and free admission before midnight.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Station1640, 1640 North Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles


Universal Soundz at Paper Tiger Bar

Secret Soundz presents Universal Soundz at Paper Tiger Bar. The night will feature a talented lineup of DJs playing a variety of universal sounds, including hip-hop, R&B, house, jersey and more.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.

Where: Paper Tiger Bar, 4574 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles


Country Night at Namless

Giddy up for LA’s hottest Country Night at Nameless in Santa Monica this Thursday. There will be line dancing, free tequila tasting from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and live music.

When: Thursday, Feb. 22 at 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Nameless, 2810 Main St., Santa Monica


House of Campari Pop Up

Sip and celebrate cinema. Step into a world of Campari as the red spirit brand celebrate its partnership with the SAG Awards. Ahead of the big show this weekend, the public can experience an evening that transcends the ordinary, blending cinematic magic with the unique Italian flair and flavor of Campari. Guests, 21+, can RSVP for a spot this Thursday.

When: Thursday, Feb. 22 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 9169 W Sunset Blvd.,
West Hollywood


National Margarita Day at i|O

Celebrate National Margarita Day this Thursday at i|O Rooftop at The Godfrey Hotel in Hollywood. Enjoy specialty priced margaritas, live music and a yummy taco cart.

When: Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: i|O Rooftop, The Godfrey Hotel, 1400 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles


Reality Bar’s Summer House Premiere Watch Party at Videre

What really happened with Carl and Lindsay? Who the **** is West Wilson? Are Kyle and Amanda ever going to stop fighting? Join Reality Bar and find out on Thursday for the premiere of Summer House Season 8 on Bravo. The watch party is going down Kimpton Hotel Wilshire’s rooftop restaurant, Videre and of course, the Loverboy drinks will be flowing. Food and other drinks will also be available for purchase. First come first serve seating.

When: Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m.

Where: Videre, Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, 6317 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles


Carnaval Celebration at Tapizôn

Festival season is kicking off around the world and Brazilian restaurant Tapizôn is bringing Carnaval, or “The Greatest Show on Earth,” to El Segundo. On Saturday,  Tapizôn’s tropical space will feature dazzling Samba dancers from the Raiz Brazil Dance Company and Jonia Samba Queen, and live music with DJ Potira and Soundbox. Tapizôn will serve an array of Brazilian dishes including Pastel, Kibe, Garlic Fried Chicken, Cheesy Dice, Yucca Fries, and the country’s national dish and drink, Feijoada and Caipirinha. Not only does this unforgettable evening bring the community together but it also gives back to  Ed! the El Segundo Education Foundation.

When: Friday, Feb. 23 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Tapizôn, 450 Main Street, El Segundo

BigSpin & Brewski’s at Benny Boy Brewing

Come join the party at Benny Boy Brewing and dance the night away with DJ BigSpin LA & DJ ChrissyChris spinnin’ R&B, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Freestyle, Disco and Cumbias Fri-yay!! Food by Tripp Burgers from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m..

When: Friday, Feb. 23 from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Where: Benny Boy Brewing, 1821 Daly St., Los Angeles

Ain’t It Fun: Paramore + Pop Punk Party at The Virgil

Bust out the black eyeliner. The Virgil‘s Ain’t It Fun Paramore + Pop Punk party will celebrate the angsty emo and pop punk anthems of the 2000s.⁠ Scream and dance along to the music of Paramore, Fall Out Boy,Panic! At The Disco, blink-182, My Chemical Romance and more.

When: Friday, Feb. 23 at 10 p.m.

Where: The Virgil, 4519 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles

Bossa Nova Presents Concrete at Mom’s Bar

This Friday night at Mom’s Bar in Santa Monica promises to be an unforgettable experience as DJ Concrete takes over the decks. As an open format party-rocking DJ and producer with a solid reputation in the LA area, his return to Mom’s is sure to bring a night filled with energetic beats and a fantastic atmosphere.Take advantage of the $5 Red Bull drink special until 10:30 p.m.. 

When: Friday, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m.

Where: Mom’s Bar, 12238 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles


Bottomless Drag Brunch: Galentines Edition at Idle Hour 

Get ready for a fabulous afternoon at Idle Hour filled with incredible performances, delicious food, and unlimited drinks. This event, hosted by queen Lauren Banall, is all about celebrating drag culture and having a blast with friends. Expect jaw-dropping lip-sync battles, high-energy dance routines, and glamorous costumes that will leave you in awe. While you enjoy the show, indulge in a scrumptious brunch spread featuring a variety of delectable dishes. From classic breakfast favorites to mouthwatering desserts, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds. And the best part? The drinks will keep flowing! Sip on bottomless mimosas, refreshing cocktails, and other delightful beverages throughout the event.

So gather your friends, put on your most fabulous outfit, get those tip dollars ready, and come join us for a memorable Bottomless Drag Brunch. Get ready to laugh, cheer, and dance the day away! Guaranteed reservations are $5 per person.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. (show at 12:30 p.m.)

Where: Idle Hour, 4824 Vineland Ave., Los Angeles


Skyline Festival 

Skyline Festival, LA’s biggest house and techno event takes place this weekend over four blocks at Gloria Molina Grand Park in DTLA. The two-day fest, which is dedicated to underground dance music, street and digital art, features a killer lineup including Heidi Lawdon, Palma, Adiel, Cinthie, Rossi., Bakke, Carl Cox, Life On Planets, Chris Lake and more.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25 

Where: Gloria Molina Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Welcome To The Heist Rave in DTLA

Welcome to the Heist! Get ready to immerse yourself in a unique and exclusive experience that promises to be unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Bass Heists’ mission is to revolutionize the rave scene with its immersive electronic shows focused on the genres of bass. Events have curated themes with venues to match, professional production and a luxury raving experience. This Saturday’s party, taking place at a secret location in DTLA, will feature a 90 minute set by Christian Martin in addition to beats by Replicant, Even Jonze, Cattle Prod and Nautilus.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.  

Where: Secret Location in DTLA

Get Tickets HERE

Afro Tiki Takeover at Broken Shaker

Calling all LA bartenders! Get ready to celebrate Black History Month with cocktails, food and untold stories of the bar industry’s Black pioneers. Taking over hotspot Broken Shaker on Sunday, this free event for Los Angeles service industry peeps will feature food from the Freehand’s buzzy Mexican restaurant and cocktails by Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, Equiano Rum, and Hella Cocktail Company.

When: Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Broken Shaker at Freehand Los Angeles, 416 West 8th St., Los Angeles