10 Fun Union Things To Do in Los Angeles

In the Greater Los Angeles area, it doesn’t matter what your idea of fun is. Whether it’s a beach day out in the sun, a concert under a blanket of stars, live theater or a live sporting event, there’s something here for you. We’ve got the best of the best, including the Lebron-led Lakers, the dynastic Dodgers and the Hollywood Bowl.  So go out, have fun and support your local unions by checking out our list of 10 fun union things to do in Los Angeles.

LA Zoo
Tucked away inside Griffith Park, this zoo houses over 1,400 animals, lovely botanical gardens and tons of family activities. Don’t forget to check out their website for nighttime events that feature live music, food trucks and animal experts on hand to teach you and the kids about your favorite critters.
Union: SEIU Local 721; AFSCME Local 3090

Staples Center/ L.A. Live
Right in the heart of downtown, this glitzy sports, dining and entertainment compound has something to offer everyone, including an outdoor ice skating rink around the holidays. Its newest attraction: LeBron James is bringing Showtime back to the Los Angeles Lakers. Don’t miss it!
Union: IATSE Local 33; UNITE HERE Local 11 

Hollywood Bowl
This landmark is a rite of passage for many of the world’s biggest musical acts. If they’re on your playlist, they’ve probably graced the stage of tinsel town’s premier outdoor concert venue. Pour some vino, spread out a picnic, or bring the kids and enjoy a night under the stars.
Union: IATSE Local 33; AFM Local 47

W Hollywood Hotel
Overlooking the Walk of Fame, this sleek hotel boasts a variety of entertainment options that can satisfy any urge. From fine dining to live jazz, pool parties and a rooftop with exquisite views, the W is more than a hotel—it’s a destination.

Geffen Playhouse
If you’re looking for world-class theatre, look no further than this Westwood mainstay. Inside the Spanish Colonial-style building, some of the city’s finest stage productions enrapture audiences on the nightly. So make a night of it and grab tickets today.
Union: AEA Western Region, LA Local

Langer’s Deli
In Los Angeles, we have our disagreements, but something that brings us all together is the city’s undisputed, most beloved sandwich: the #19. Langer’s Deli has been serving up this delicacy at its charming MacArthur Park location for over 70 years.

Dodger Stadium
There has never been a better time to check out your Los Angeles Dodgers. The back-to-back National League Champions put on a show 81 times a year at Chavez Ravine, so go experience greatness and cheer on the Boys in Blue. Even if you just want to hang out with friends and enjoy a Dodger dog and a cold one, no one will judge.
Union: UNITE HERE Local 11

Venice Beach
There are beaches, then there’s this beach. Here, the sights and sounds will mesmerize and tantalize. Go to the Boardwalk for a stroll, see the street performers, check out Muscle Beach, admire the nearby canals, or just lay out. No matter what you like to do, you can have your ideal beach day at Venice Beach.

Hammer Museum
Between exciting visiting shows, special events and the gallery’s permanent collection, there is always something happening at the Hammer.
Union: UPTE

Ritz Carlton
This towering, luxury hotel in downtown not only offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s bright lights and surrounding skyscrapers, but so much more. Need a meeting venue? A wedding venue? A spa day or dinner reservations at one of Wolfgang Puck’s restaurants? You can find it all here.
Union: UNITE HERE Local 11


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