Our picks of places to go + things to do to make the most out of your October.
GO HERE AND DRINK HERE → Horse around at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Gawk at the pretty horses (not to mention even prettier celebrities) at their sixth annual event. The horse-and-champagne festival features an afternoon of horses and you guessed it, champagne! Polo-goers and champagne sippers alike will gather at Will Rogers State Historic Park on Oct. 17.
GO SEE THIS → Immortal Beethoven at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Oct. 1 – 11. Listen to Gustavo Dudamel conduct the LA Philharmonic through two complete cycles of Beethoven’s nine famous symphonies.
SAY “BOO” HERE → Hollywood’s favorite pumpkin patch Mr. Bones is ditching its longtime location on Doheny in West Hollywood for a new location in Culver City. The new patch will feature life-size pumpkin houses, a Gypsy-inspired theater, pumpkin decorating, a petting zoo, giant rocking horses, face-painting, a bounce house, a straw maze and the Mr. Bones Super Slide.
GET PAMPERED HERE → Spa Week’s biannual event at participating spas around the city offers guests signature treatments for just $50. Choose from top L.A. spas including Tikkun Holistic Spa, the Raven Spa, and Marc Edward Skincare. Treat yo self Oct. 12 – 18.
CELEBRATE HERE → Alpine Village’s Oktoberfest runs now through Oct. 31. The longest running Oktoberfest in Los Angeles, you are guaranteed to eye the most stylish lederhosen and dirndls, dance to oompah bands and down beer from classic German breweries and local craft operations. Das Boot included.
WATCH THIS → Los Angeles Fashion Week running Oct. 5 – 18 presents the Spring/Summer 2016 collections. Catch designers like REESE, Ashton Michael, and Giacobbi. AND SUPPORT THIS → “50 Shades of Pink,” the 3rd annual Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala on Oct. 10 will feature breast cancer patients modeling one-of-a-kind gowns in shades of pink. Gowns will be auctioned with proceeds benefiting Breast Cancer charities. Curious? Warner Bros. Studios, 4000 Warner Blvd.
EAT THIS → Truffles. Wally’s Beverly Hills launches their Truffle Market featuring gourmet products made with truffles from across the globe. This new market will be the go to place for truffles and truffle products, carrying the largest selection of truffles available in L.A.!