Black Sunday: Holiday Market Launch with Land Rover
Nov
26
10:00 AM10:00

Black Sunday: Holiday Market Launch with Land Rover

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is BLACK SUNDAY, the official launch of our 2017 Holiday Market.  Every Sunday November 26th - December 17th, Smorgasburg LA’s shopping aisle will be the perfect place to find holiday gifts.  Opening Day (aka Black Sunday) will feature flash sales and too-good-to-be-true specials from our food and shopping vendors from 10-11am.

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Holiday Market: Family Day
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Market: Family Day

Every Sunday from November 26th through December 17th Smorgasburg’s shopping aisle will be the perfect place to find those holiday gifts for friends and family. The Holiday Market will feature popup shopping vendors alongside our regular shopping vendors. 

This month feature a DIY holiday crown making workshop for adults and kids,  a live band, a burger popup and more.

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George Motz's Burger Popup 
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

George Motz's Burger Popup 

World renowned burger expert George Motz will be popping up at Smorgasburg on December 3rd for one day only.  The Host of Travel Channel's Burger Land, and author of Hamburger America will be on-site making his famous Oklahoma Fried Onion Burger (a smashed patty with thin sliced sweet onion).

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Papa Bear vs. PB&J at Family Day with School of Rock
Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

Papa Bear vs. PB&J at Family Day with School of Rock

It's Family Day this Sunday at Smorgasburg LA, and we have a treat! It's a Guinness Book of World Records Title Showdown for the Most Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches eaten in 3 minutes! Our vendor Papa Bear’s Kinda Healthy Nut Butter is up for the challenge, so don't miss out! The 3 minutes starts at 1:00pm on the dot. Family Day will also feature a live musical performance from School of Rock Fairfax House Band, plus fun stuff for the whole family like face painting, balloon art by  Twisties Balloons , and more.

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Trick or Treat at Smorgasburg
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

Trick or Treat at Smorgasburg

Dress up in costume and come spend the Sunday before Halloween at Smorgasburg LA. There will be trick-or-treating for the kids between 10am and Noon and everyone is invited to come dressed up in costume and enjoy the fun!

PLUS:  Sweetfin Poke will be popping up at Smorgasburg LA for a 4 week residency starting this week! You'll be able to try seasonal and special menu items not available at regular Sweetfin locations, like Korean Chile Spicy Tuna Poke in a Cucumber Avocado Wrap, a Okinawan Potato Poke  Bao Bun with  Miso Black Garlic Paste, Crispy Onion, plus their all new monthly Seasonal Bowl.  

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Hecho in LA
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Hecho in LA

Hecho in LA is our all new monthly event brought to you by I Love Micheladas celebrating the Los Angeles lifestyle. Hecho in LA will feature specially curated popup shopping vendors, the best in local DJs to get the party started and special surprises every month. Join the Smorgasburg family in the celebration!

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Fried Chicken Day
Sep
24
10:00 AM10:00

Fried Chicken Day

There will be fried chicken! Come on down and enjoy special popup fried chicken vendors in addition to our weekly vendors like Hot Star's Taiwanese Large Fried Chicken, Banh Oui’s fried chicken sandwich, and other specials offered. More info TBA!

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KCRW live w/ Anne Litt & Travis Holcombe
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

KCRW live w/ Anne Litt & Travis Holcombe

KCRW DJs Anne Litt and Travis Holcombe will be broadcasting live from Smorgasburg LA as part of their Popup Pledge Drive Party! Chill out and chow down while KCRW’s Anne Litt and Travis Holcombe provide some tasty tunes for food fans and music mavens alike.  Friend of the station, pie expert, and baker extraordinaire Clémence Gossett (The Gourmandise School in Los Angeles) will be offering free baking tips and answering recipe related questions from her ‘Pie-chiatric Help’ stand. KCRW’s Street Team will be on-site with a themed photo booth, family friendly games, and a super squad of KCRW volunteers who will be signing up new members on-site. Come be a part of this fun live radio broadcast event!

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Hecho in LA
Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

Hecho in LA

Hecho in LA is our all new monthly event brought to you by I Love Micheladas celebrating the Los Angeles lifestyle. Hecho in LA will feature specially curated popup shopping vendors, the best in local DJs to get the party started and special surprises every month. Join the Smorgasburg family in the celebration!

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BBQ Day
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

BBQ Day

AUG 20: BBQ DAY AT SMORGASBURG LA

Sunday, August 20th, join us for our 2nd Annual BBQ Day! What to expect at BBQ Day? Well... BBQ of course, and so much more. We've got some of LA's best BBQ popping up, like Bludso’s Bar & Que's slow smoked Texas style meats, Moo's Craft Barbecue's underground BBQ, Republic Craft BBQ doing brisket and biscuits (with our old friends Good Gravy Bakes!) and Ol' Skool BBQ's Memphis-style low country cuisine. They'll be dishing it out alongside our regular BBQ vendors Black Sugar Rib Co, Stoked California BBQ and Ugly Drum. Plus Cheezus will be doing a collab with Horse Thief BBQ, and Chang Beer will be bringing Thai Style BBQ from RBTA for a special pop up in our beer garden. And of course, all of our regular Smorgasburg food vendors will be in attendance, and many of them will be doing barbecue themed specials (think: Puerto Rican BBQ Pinchos by The Ricans, or URBN's Cowboy Pizza). We even have something for vegans! Our brand new weekly vendor Cena Vegan will have their sweet and smokey plant based barbacoa, simmered in rich adobo. Getting hungry yet?

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Family Day
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, every Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. The first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day! 

This month we welcome Vignes Rooftop Revival to the market, playing swinging gypsy jazz sounds for the whole family to enjoy. Plus, we'll have Twisted 4 Sugar selling gourmet cotton candy, face painting, and Twisties Balloons making awesome balloon creations.

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National Ice Cream Day Launch Party for Our Ice Cream Alley
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

National Ice Cream Day Launch Party for Our Ice Cream Alley

This Sunday, July 16 is #NationalIceCreamDay

And what better way to celebrate than to gather all of LA's best ice cream and sweet treat purveyors in one place? Join us for the launch of our Ice Cream Alley, an all new area of Smorgasburg LA that will be open every single Sunday, all through Labor Day!


The alley will include a rotating crew of special popup vendors like:
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Nancy Silverton's Nancy's Fancy
Salt & Straw
Smitten Ice Cream
Sweet Rose Creamery
The Tidbit Truck's rose shaped gelato
and MORE!!! 

Plus Smorgasburg LA regulars like:
Wanderlust Creamery
Donut Friend
Bumblecrumpets
Paloma's Paletas


PLUS! Chang Beer will be back this week for another #ChangSensoryTrailspop up in the beer garden to help you cool off on National Ice Cream Day. Giving true meaning to "Sun's out, buns out," Chang has partnered with Baohaus Far East Plaza to offer up both savory and sweet bao buns: try the Cheeto Fried Chicken Bao or Fried Coffin Ice Cream Bao, available exclusively in the beer garden.

Make sure you arrive with your game face on, because you'll have the chance to win Chang swag prizes and Smorgasbucks by playing larger-than-life interactive games for an afternoon of friendly competition and making memories with friends. Follow along at @changbeerusa for more updates and giveaways.

Ice Cream Alley
At Smorgsaburg LA
Sundays July 16 - September 4, 10am - 4pm
At ROW DTLA
We are open 10am - 4 pm, free entry, 2 hours free parking

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Family Day July
Jul
2
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day July

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, every Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. The first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day! This month, enjoy crowd favorites Vignes Rooftop Revival, playing their jazzy gypsy band sounds. Plus, get in the spirit at our Face Painting booth or pick up some awesome Balloon Art from Twisties Balloons in between bites of your favorite Smorgasburg LA food and drink vendors.

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Smorgasburg LA 1 Year Anniversary!
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Smorgasburg LA 1 Year Anniversary!

Mark your calendars, Smorgasburg LA is turning one! Come celebrate Smorgasburg's 1 year anniversary PLUS Father's Day with us. A bunch of our original vendors will be returning for the day (some as fun pop up collaborations with our current vendors), PLUS we'll have a ton of Dad stuff in our shopping aisle.  So don't miss out! 

More info TBA

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Family Day with Lagoonatix live
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day with Lagoonatix live

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, every Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. The first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day, and this Sunday will feature: 

Live musical performance by Lagoonatix 

Family Dance Party with DJ Kai Song

- Face Painting

- Balloon Art from Twisties Balloons

- Kids specials from our weekly food vendors

And more... plus on March 5th we have a super secret pop up happening for burger lovers that you won't want to miss.  

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Memorial Day Weekend Burger Day
May
28
10:00 AM10:00

Memorial Day Weekend Burger Day

In honor of Memorial Day Weekend and #nationalburgerday we will be celebrating the almighty hamburger with some one-day only burger pop ups and specials from our regular vendors.   Burger Lords will be bringing their awesome vegan burger, BaBoys will be doing their infamous Lumpia Burger, and NYC's Ramen Burger will returning to LA for the day.  PLUS Cheezus will be doing a patty melt, The Ricans will have a limited number of tripletas for sale (Puerto Rican street food sliders), and it will be the last day you can get Chef Jeremy Fox's special "Chicken Parm" burger from the Nomad Truck.  PLUS more to TBA!  

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Mother's Day TREAT YO'SELF
May
14
10:00 AM10:00

Mother's Day TREAT YO'SELF

This Mother's Day, it's time for all the mom's out there to "Treat Yo'self!" Come down to Smorgasburg LA for a fun day filled with live music, massages, tarot card readings, shopping, and of course, mimosas! It's the perfect place to spend the day with the whole fam, your squad of ladies, or just you and mom. We'll have live music from 11am - 2pm from crowd favorites Vignes Rooftop Revival, playing their jazzy gypsy band sounds while you enjoy great food from all of your favorite vendors. Plus, representing all the awesome moms out there, we are excited to welcome Roy Choi's mom to the market as our very sepcial Mother’s Day guest! She’ll be on site doing demos with and sampling her “Mommy Sauce

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Family Day with Red Letter Day live
May
7
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day with Red Letter Day live

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, every Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. The first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day, and this Sunday will feature: 

Live musical performance by band of boys Red Letter Day

Family Dance Party with DJ Kai Song

- Face Painting

- Balloon Art from Twisties Balloons

- Kids specials from our weekly food vendors

And more... plus on March 5th we have a super secret pop up happening for burger lovers that you won't want to miss.  

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Family Day & Fashion Mamas Kids Fair and More!
Apr
2
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day & Fashion Mamas Kids Fair and More!

This Sunday is Family Day at Smorgasburg LA! We are excited to welcome Kids Fashion Fair Popup presented by Fashion Mamas to the market. The popup will include awesome kids brands like  BabiatorsIce Cream CastlesIzzy & FerdPerfectly BakedSuena, and Telegraph Ave. Plus, there will be kids crafting with Seedling

In addition, our usual Family Day activities will add even more fun to the day! We'll have a Family Dance Party with DJ Kai Song, a live musical performance by gypsy jazz band Vignes Rooftop Revival, face painting, and more! Last but not least, stop by the Center Theatre Group booth to enter to win free Family Four Pack tickets to INTO THE WOODS at the Ahmanson Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles for their Family Day, Saturday, April 8. So come on down, grab a bite from your favorite Smorgasburg food vendor, and have a blast with the whole fam!

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Saturday Pop Up on the Pier
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

Saturday Pop Up on the Pier

On Saturday, March 11th, Smorgasburg LA will be holding its first ever event on the westside, popping up for one day only at the historic Santa Monica Pier.  

All of your favorite current Smorgasburg food vendors will be there, like goa-tacoAmazebowls, Shrimp Daddy, Donut FriendLobsterdamus, and Cheezus, brand new vendors like Chichidango and J/10 Chai Co., and some old returning favorites, like Nana Pops. Plus there will be shopping as well, from Capricorn Press, Baobab Collective, Rx Candles, No Tox Life, Goldenwest Goods, and more.  

The event will take place on Saturday March 11th, from 11am to 5pm on the Santa Monica Pier (in the area just east of Pacific Park, behind the carousel and Rusty’s Surf Ranch.) As always, it is FREE to get in.  

Sunday Smorgasburg will happen the next day as scheduled (March 12th) from 10am to 4pm at ROW DTLA.

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Family Day w/ Kid Friendly Rice Ball Making Workshop
Mar
5
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day w/ Kid Friendly Rice Ball Making Workshop

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, every Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. The first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day, and this Sunday will feature: 

- Japanese Character Rice Ball Making Workshop (11am – 2pm):  Learn how to make your own Japanese style rice balls known as musubi or onigiri. Taught by the owners of our vendor Mama Musubi and hosted by Table for Two, a nonprofit organization to provide healthy nutritional meal to children around the world with support from Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. This workshop is first come/first serve and is free to participate. Fun for kids and the whole family!

- Girls Scout Cookies: For one day only, Girls Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Troop 2371 will be onsite with everyone’s favorite cookies for sale in honor of Family Day

- Family Dance Party with DJ Kai Song

- Live musical performance by band of boys Red Letter Day

- Face Painting

- Kids specials from our weekly food vendors

And more... plus on March 5th we have a super secret pop up happening for burger lovers that you won't want to miss.  

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Fat Sunday w/ Little Jewel of New Orleans
Feb
26
10:00 AM10:00

Fat Sunday w/ Little Jewel of New Orleans

Celebrate the end of Mardi Gras with us as we welcome Little Jewel of New Orleans for a special pop up, two days before Fat Tuesday.  They'll be serving up their jamabalaya alongside cajun specials from a bunch of our regular vendors.  Like...

- Cheezus' Muffaletta w/ Mozzarella, Provolone, Mortadella, Salami, Ham, Olive Salad

- Wanderlust's Breakfast @ Café du Monde ice cream feat. Southern style chicory coffee infused ice cream with crispy beignet crumbs

- Oyster specials from Jolly Oyster

PLUS live music from Vignes Rooftop Revival, Abita beer in our beer garden, and a whole lot more!  

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Feb
12
10:00 AM10:00

Valentine's Day Gift Market

On Sunday Feb. 12th, our center shopping aisle will feature vendors offering all you could want for that special someone. You'll find gifts, fresh flowers, sweets and treats for sale, all in addition to our normal food, beverage and shopping vendors.  It's just two days before Valentine's Day, so send your significant other to wait in line for some food, while you find them the perfect gift in our shopping aisle... like Valentine's Day cards from Capricorn Press, a special rare book from Brown Bag Books, flowers from Blossoms in May, beauty products from No Tox, candles from Rx Candles, a beautiful box of macarons from Bumblecrumpet, jewelry from Hannah Frost and more .  

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Feb
5
10:00 AM10:00

First Family Day of 2017

Smorgasburg LA is fun for everyone, any Sunday, but first Sundays it's even more fun for the whole family. This first Sunday of every month is officially Family Day, featuring stuff like... 

- Family Friendly Dance Party with Kai Song! (11am to Noon)
Our resident Family Day DJ has been DJing since he was 3 years old, produced his own album by the age of 12 and will be spinning tunes that the whole family can enjoy!

- Live performance by Vignes Rooftop Revival (Noon-2pm)

- Face Painting

- Churros!!!

- Kids specials from our weekly food vendors

And more...

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Jan
29
to Feb 5

Pre-Order Catering For the Big Game

Throwing a party for the big game on Feb. 5th between the Pats and the Falcons?  Why not set up a mini Smorgasburg for your friends and family?!  Come down to Smorgasburg this Sunday, January 29th to place catering orders from all your favorite Smorgasburg vendors.  There's tons to choose from... like a rack of ribs from Black Sugar Ribs, a whole pastrami from Ugly Drum, tri tip from Stoked, sandwiches from Banh Oui, a couple dozen raw oysters from Jolly Oyster, or side dishes from Todo Verde.  And don't forget about dessert!  A dozen donuts from Donut Friend, or a box of Filipino butter buns from Ensaymada Project is just the thing that will make your party a huge hit.  Place your order on the 29th for pick up on the morning of the 5th.  It's a fool proof scheme!  

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