Hot Events in Greater LA! See Unique LA + Maker Faire in DTLA; Hit CLD Sample Sale in LA!

Don’t miss these 3 events! Two are in DTLA and one is elsewhere but in LA as well


Here’s  the CLD Sample Sale. It started 12/1/2016 *(today) and it runs through Saturday. Worth checking out just for the sheer number of designer items for sale!! All the details are below in the “poster”. Get your credit card and/or cash and shop!


UNIQUE LA HOLIDAY Market: The largest Made-in-America shopping event in the country. Do ALL your holiday shopping in ONE spot!
(Support the US economy and LOCAL vendors/designers!! Great family-oriented event. #winwin


Unique LA started the pop-up store phenomenon in 2008 and they have exported it successfully to other cities. Their creation was/is disruptive as it brings about change in both sides of the retail marketplace (vendor and consumers)

See/meet their curated group of 350 independent designers and artists, selling everything from jewelry to home decor and furniture, stationery to men’s leather goods!

Where: California Market Center, 110 East Ninth St., DTLA
The 13th Floor at California Market Center

Hours: 11am-6pm (both Saturday & Sunday)

Parking: There is secure, underground parking at the California Market Center for a $6 flat-rate. (It does fill up FAST!)
There are also numerous outdoor parking lots surrounding the building. We encourage shoppers to carpool, take public transit or Uber.

Fall in Love with Unique Markets from Unique Markets on Vimeo.

Check out the list of vendors HERE:

$15 online/at the door (kids 12 and under are free)
Admission includes these great Amenities & Perks:

–Unlimited re-entry all weekend long (both Saturday and Sunday)

–Drinks and snacks from GT’s Kombucha, Califia and Luna!

–Sit down and make DIY ornaments with Paul Frank all weekend!

–Fun holiday portraits with Oh Snap Studios

–Chill and get a free haircut in the Imperial Barber Lounge

–Play in our Kids Creativity Zone with Seedling & Smilebooth

–Relax in one of our luxurious lounges by Circa Rentals

–Plus the first 2000 people through the doors each day will get our exclusive, collectable pin designed by Tuesday Bassen!!!



ALSO in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) 

The Los Angeles Public Library will host the inaugural DTLA Maker Faire from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Central Library. The downtown Los Angeles event, which is free and open to the public, will feature:
hands-on activities,
performances by a variety of local makers, artists and organizations in the fields of science, engineering, art, performance and craft.

Some of the local makers and creators that are scheduled to attend the DTLA Maker Faire include Bubblemania, Crash Space, Curiosity Machine, and LA Makerspace, while the Library will be hosting demonstrations of its new, state-of-the-art 3D printer.

“We are thrilled to be hosting the inaugural DTLA Maker Faire here at Central Library as it is a natural extension of our Full STEAM Ahead initiative, which offers hands-on workshops on science, technology, engineering, art and math,” said City Librarian John F. Szabo.
“I look forward to seeing what our local maker community has it store for us and believe that this will be an extension of the creativity and ingenuity that we get to see every day here at Central Library.”

Maker Faire is a platform for curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they create. From engineers and artists to scientists and crafters, DTLA Maker Faire will showcase innovation, invention and resourcefulness in a fun, stimulating environment that is suitable for inquisitive people of all ages.

Tickets for the DTLA Maker Faire are free and available to people of all ages here.
Please note that while advance tickets are not required in order to attend DTLA Maker Faire, registering for tickets allows the Library to gauge prospective attendance and help plan exhibits and interactive displays as well as ensuring that there will be an
appropriate number of printed materials for patrons. (In other words, if you don’t RSVP for this event, you might find yourself crowded out at peak times as well as unable to participate or have something to “take with you”)

For more information about the DTLA Maker Faire, please visit the event’s official website at or by visiting the Events section of LAPL’s Facebook page.
A recipient of the nation’s highest honor for library service, the National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest and most diverse urban population of any library in the nation. Its Central Library, 72 branch libraries, collection of more than 6 million books, state-of-the art technology accessible at, and more than 18,000 public programs a year provide everyone with free and easy access to information and the opportunity for life-long learning.

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