The Black & Bold Celebration Guide to Western Holidays


It’s just another week to be black & bold ya’ll.

We’ve cooked up the perfect guide to navigating these holidays that ain’t for us.

The BlackOut Market


Thurs. July 4 | 12:00 - 6:30 P.M. | $5
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw | 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008

It’s July 4th ya’ll which means….nothing for us really except bar-b-ques and cookouts.

The Black Out Market is showing out today to give us another option: using today to support black businesses.

Dedicated to advancing business opportunity for people within the community, their goal is to highlight the diverse talents within; thus, TheBlackOut Market provides a space to highlight and cater to small business entrepreneurs. TheBlackOut Market includes food, artisan vendors, music, and performers, as we create an atmosphere of fun and fellowship in the interest of helping our community to thrive and support each other.

For tickets, click here.

The 99’ and 2000’s Party


Fri. July 5 | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM| Free
Treehouse Rooftop Lounge | 686 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ya’ll ate a plate too many last night ?

Us too!

Good thing we can shake them calories off with some bump and grind and sing along to our favorite jams from the 90s and early 2000s.

For tickets, click here.

Rap Up


Fri. July 5 | 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM | Free
The Short Stop | 1455 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Rap Lovers, where you at ?

This one is for you !

Hip Hop, Uptempo vibes, party anthems, and more. Pull up.

For tickets, click here.

L.A Book Swap & Social


Sat. July 6 | 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Free
Reparations Club | 4636 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016

THE WAIT IS OVER! Come participate in a day of love, literacy and liberation! Head over to Reparations Club (a dope, brand new Black woman owned retail and community space) to engage with and trade Black women books in our collection, bring out the little ones for a mini-doll making workshop, and more. All ages, gender-identities, and backgrounds welcome! Light refreshments, Black girl anthems, and vibes will be served.

To RSVP, click here.

Day Party LA


Sat. July 6 | 3:00 PM-8:00 PM | $0 - $50
Los Angeles, CA 90045

The pool party you don’t want to miss. And this time it’s at a private location. Cop your ticket and enjoy some poolside fun.

Don’t worry sis, you don’t have to get in the pool if you don’t want to.

For tix, click here.

Beats & Bites


Sat. July 6 | 3:00 PM-9:00 PM | $5 +
Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 8555 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048

They're back with a 4th of July " Edition of Beats & Bites feat Dj's Vikter Duplaix & Suga Shay on the 1,2,3’s.

Come get lit .
For tix, click here.

Blooming Art Show


Sat. July 6 | 5:00 PM-7:30 PM | $!5
Allies Worldwide | 1054 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

We present to you, "Blooming" Art Show. Six artists that are creative, fearless women coming together to illustrate how they've blossomed so gracefully. They have all taken their sweet time to become something beautiful, constantly growing and flourishing. Each have planted a seed, broke soil and now it's time to see how they've bloomed! "We are going to bloom whether they water us or not!" #howyoubloom

For tix, click here.

Turn Up Brunch


Sun. July 7 | 12:00 PM-6:00 PM | Free
JUSTICE  | 120 S. Los Angeles St. , Los Angeles, CA 90012

We don’t know about JULY 4th, but we know about the TURN UP BRUNCH!

Come be a part of an experience reminiscent of idyllic times, when partying consisted of genuine fun and authenticity. This isn’t about affluence or pretentiousness. (Basically…. Come kick it !!!)

For tix, click here.

Kickback LA

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Sun. July 7 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Free
1652 N Cherokee Ave | Los Angeles, CA 90028

The name says it’s it all. Kickback LA

Come kick back, listen to music, have some fun, and enjoy some drinks.

And don’t forget to bring ya crew.

For more info, click here.