Top 5 Weekend Events: Los Angeles | 5/15–5/17
Rose Bowl | 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena | May 16th, 1:00 p.m.
Clear your calendars and find a designated driver. This Saturday marks the 6th Annual Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food Festival. The festival features the region’s best craft beer, vegan eats, and live music. Upon arrival you will receive your own LAVBFF glass and enjoy unlimited pours from 40 breweries featuring over 100 different beers. Try some new brews and sample vegan food as you spend your day relaxing in the historic Rose Bowl.
Crossroads Riverview Park | 14600 Baron Dr., Corona | May 16th, 11:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m. | May 17th, 11:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Relive the days of yore at ye old Koroneburg Renaissance Festival. Join the Baron and his friends for a day of family fun with jousting, comedy, food, drink, and games. Experience what life was like during the renaissance and get lost in the reenactment at the charming old world village and shops. Come and meet hundreds of family members living, working and playing in Southern California’s only permanent Renaissance Village.
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles | 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles | May 16th, 8:00 p.m.
Ready to find some inspiration to get out and live your dreams? Come to the screening of the Los Angeles premiere of From Here to There, a documentary about friendship, freerunning, and following dreams. The film follows the lives of best friends Jesse La Flair and Cory DeMeyer as they travel the globe and overcome various obstacles to become part of professional Parkour, the fastest growing action sport in the world. Come with a couple of questions for the Q&A session with the athletes and filmmakers following the screening, and be prepared to get inspired.
Whittier Narrows Regional Park | 555 N. Durfee Ave, South El Monte | May 16th, 11:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m. | May 17th, 11:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
It’s strawberry season and the berries are ripe for the picking! This weekend visit the first ever L.A. Strawberry festival to enjoy strawberries in all their glory. Get together with family and friends and spend the day trying assortments of your favorite fruit. Try fresh, ripe strawberries in delectable dishes from over 40 booths. This festival is fun for all ages, with live entertainment, music, giveaways, raffles, contests and more! This is the perfect event for the strawberry lovers in all of us.
StubHub Center | 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson | May 17th, 6:00 p.m.
See Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach and all of your other favorite U.S. Women’s National Team players in the Send-Off Series to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup when they take on CONCACAF rival Mexico. Come support the team as they play on home soil for one of the last times before the World Cup begins next month.
Originally published at www.spingo.com.