This blog post, Top 5 Best Things to Do in LA in January, was originally published on 01/08/2020 and updated on 12/27/2022.
Happy 2023! My 2023 goals are to be more everyday adventurous, eat mindfully, invest wisely (emotionally and financially), and shop sustainability (less is more). May your 2023 be filled with positive mindest, kind people, beautiful moments, and blessings. Los Angeles has lots of opportunities to offer this month. Check out the Top 5 Best Things to Do in LA in January.
Top 5 Best Things to Do in LA in January
01. Things to Do in LA in January: Museum of Illusions
Museum of Illusions is an Instaworthy must-see spot in Los Angeles located in Hollywood. This pop experience is perfect for the whole family, friends hanging out, and a fun date idea. You can research posing ideas on Instagram before you head out there. There are also fun posing ideas posted on the wall by each installation. There are two exhibits: The Upside Down exhibit and the 3D Illusions exhibit. You can create memorable photos at this pop-up since it brings out your creative side.
Insider tips: Head over to the Upside Down exhibit first since there is a separate line for that exhibit, which builds up throughout the day. You’ve 4 minutes per room in the Upside Down exhibit, which is not a lot of time if you’re there with the whole family. So, I suggest researching pose ideas before you get there. This way you have an idea of what kind of pictures you want to take and will save time. You can wander through the 3D section freely with no time restriction. Tickets: $12-$42.
02. Things to Do in LA in January: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at California African American Museum. It’s a full day of art culture activities planned for the whole family with keynote speakers, music, and a children’s march. There are food trucks and DJ-provided music to get your groove on. This happening in LA on Monday, January, 15 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: Free.
03. Things to Do in LA in January: Workout Outdoors
It’s time to pack away those New Year’s hats and noisemakers and turn up the volume on our new year’s goals. This January Discover is all about helping you with achieving your new year’s goals. It’s not groundbreaking to have fitness goals as your new year’s resolution but it can you find on everyone’s list. So, that’s why not discover the best workout classes in Los Angeles for 2023.
04. Things to Do in LA in January: Venice Canals
If one of your 2023 goals is relaxation, you can take advantage of one of the calmest places in Los Angles like The Venice Canals. The Venice Canal Historic District is a picturesque, unique, and relaxing neighborhood in Venice. No ticket or reservation is required. You can stroll these man-made canals at your leisure.
05. Things to Do in LA in January: Rooftop Cinema Club
Rooftop Cinema Club at the Santa Monica Airport has kid-friendly Wednesday matinees for only $5 per car. The regular screenings on most other days start at $32 for two people. They got all their all-time favorite movies screened at the rooftop cinema. Movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Black Panther, Fight Club, and Shrek.
Check out LA City Guide for more things to do in LA. What’s your favorite thing about January?