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Bucket List 100: Los Angeles, CA

For our series “Bucket List 100” we take a look at those 100 things you should accomplish in one specific place before you kick the bucket. It is part locals only and part tourist, but at the end it showcases experiences that people can enjoy. This addition focuses on the home of entertainment and gorgeous weather. This is the definitive LOS ANGELES bucket list.

1.     Go to Coachella Music Festival

2.     Ride the bull at saddle ranch

3.     Weekend trip to Vegas

4.     Dip Sandwich Showdown (coles vs philippes)

5.     Have a magical evening at the Magic Castle

6.     View Art at MOCA

7.     Pose for a photo in the lamp post installment at LACMA

8.     View the surprisingly robust art collection at Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum

9.     View the very rare paintings and beautiful grounds at the Getty Museum

10. Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

11. Concert at the Wiltern

12. Concert at The Greek

13. Convert at Ford Ampitheatre

14. Chili Dog at Pinks

15. Classic Hollywood meal and martinis at Musso & Franks

16. Explore Venice Beach and Boardwalk

17. Bonfire at Dockwieler Beach

18. Relax at Zuma Beach in Malibu

19. Walk and Ride the Rides on Santa Monica Pier

20. Hike to Hollywood Sign

21. Watch Imax at Grams Chinese after walking walk of Stars

22. Studio City CityWalk

23. At least 3 different water sports from at least 2 different beaches or piers

24. Headliner comedy show at Laugh Factory or Comedy Store

25. Improv show at UCB, Second City or Groundlings

26. Grab a group and hit the beach with a picnic for Thursday night Pier Concerts in Santa Monica

27. Nightime farmers market at Yamishiro or Sunset

28. Kick back with an old fashioned and enjoy Marty & Elayne at the Dresdon

29. Dip your Raman at Tsjuita

30. Experience the magical combination at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

31. Eat a pupussa

32. Get a Sandwich from Bay City Deli



33. Shop on Rodeo in Beverly Hills

34. Tailgate at USC and go to a game or get drunk at the 9-0

35. Diddy Riese Cookies

36. Go to every restaurant on Jonathan Gold’s 99

37. Wine Tasting in Malibu and photo in front of Wine sign

38. Take a Cheesy Stars Tour Bus around the city

39. Go to a Lakers, Kings Game or Clippers Game at the Staples Center

40. Go to a Dodgers Game

41. Go to the top floor observatory deck of the LA City Hall

42. Tour a Silverlake/Eagle Rock brewery

43. Take the south LA bike path down to long beach

44. Grove and Original Farmer’s market

45. Mitsuwa Japanese Market

46. Classy night at Walt Disney Music Hall

47. Picture taken with the prisoner sign at The Down and Out

48. West Hollywood Halloween Parade

49. Summer Movie at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

50. Bar crawl down Main in Venice

51. Read a book in the LA public Library

52. Visit and Eat at Grand Central Market

53. Downtown Art Walk

54. Mind Altering experience at Joshua Tree

55. Walk through China town and get noodles

56. Traditional Dim Sum lunch

57. Burger at Plan Check

58. Kogi Food Truck

59.  First Fridays on Abbott Kinney

60. Rent a Karaoke Room in Korea town with lots of friends

61. Do a scotch tasting at Seven Grand’s secret club

62. Fire guns at the LA Gun Club

63. Shop / Eat / Drink at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica

64. Run the LA Marathon

65. Check out the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl

66. Party at a house in the Hollywood Hills until Sunrise

67. Spago power lunch



68. Go to East La for tacos

69. Attend a tv show taping

70. Long Beach Grand Prix

71. Bet on the horses at Santa Anita Racetrack

72. Drink an oat milk iced latte from Alfred Coffee

73. Watch the US open of Surfing

74. Board the Queen Mary in Long Beach

75. Sight seeing at Griffith Park observatory

76. Sea Food off the Malibu Coast

77. Pizza at Pizzeria Mozza

78. Jet Ski from Marina del Rey to Catalina Island and check out the Buffalos

79. LA Beer Festival

80. Check out one of the largest Flea Markets in America, the Rose Bowl Flea Market

81. Lucky Rice Festival

82. Try 15 different tacos at the summer Tacolandia event

83. All American Diner Experience at Nick’s Café

84. Attend at least 3 hipster coffee shops and compare your findings

85. Take a Surfing lesson

86. Runyon or Laural Canyon on foot

87. Drive deep into the Valley for something you wouldn’t normally do

88. Skate at Moonlight Rollerway

89. Bowl at Shatto 49 for an old school experience

90. Camp at Big Sur

91. Eat the best sandwich in LA, Langer’s #19

92. Find a hipster treasure at the Downtown Flea Market

93. Cook your own meat at Korean BBQ in Korea Town

94. Metro bar crawl Downtown

95. Turtle Race at Brennan’s Pub

96. Party at Chateu Marmont

97. Check out the Burlesque at Jumbo’s Clown Room

98. Visit all the LA Speak-Easys (La Descarga, The Edison, The Varnish, etc)

99. Experience a Top Dance Club (Exchange, Avalon, Boulevard 3, Circle Bar)

100. Eat a Street Dog late night

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