Annual & Special Events

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Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration
In January, the Culver City community gathers to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Culver City is inspired by the work of Dr. King, who committed his life to the pursuit of equality and justice for all, and by his dedication to use peaceful means to teach social justice.

Spring Egg Hunt

In partnership with the Culver City Kiwanis Club, the annual event is held the third Saturday in March at Veterans Park, 4117 Overland Ave on the main field. The hunt is for ages walking to 10 years old. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be fun family activities, including arts & crafts, games and a photo booth with Mr. Bunny. Don't forget your baskets. This event is Cancelled for 2020. 
Car Show
In May, George Barris, car customizer extraordinaire, creator of many great vehicles from the Movies & TV, displays some of his great creations alongside great classic cars & hot rods from all across California!
Taste of the Nation
Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
Summer Concert Series
This annual summer music series, produced by Gary Mandell of Boulevard Music, is presented in City Hall Courtyard.
Fiesta La Ballona
In August, the Fiesta La Ballona, "Festival of the People", is a weekend festival celebrating Culver City in Veteran's Park with food, entertainment and amusement rides.
Volunteers at the Ballona Creek Cleanup
Each September, Culver City Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations and local community support participate in the Annual Coastal Cleanup Day (CCD) on the Ballona Creek bike path.

October Abilities Carnival

October Abilities Carnival
The carnival will feature barbecue, carnival game booths, arts and crafts, karaoke, live entertainment, a photo booth, community resource tables, and a quiet activity room. All activities have been specially designed to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Free hot dogs, burgers, pizza, cotton candy, and popcorn will be served.
The Los Angeles Westside Food & Wine Festival
The Los Angeles Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels brings the Culver City Community and Westside together for a fabulous time including delicious food, wine, spirits, live music/entertainment and more.
Culver City Film Festival
The Culver City Film Festival brings together a diverse group of film makers to share recent work and recognize local talent in a city celebrated for it's cinematic history and cultural depth.
Asian World Film Festival
The Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) brings the best of a broad selection of Asian World cinema to Los Angeles in order to draw greater recognition to the region's wealth of filmmakers, strengthening ties between the Asian and Hollywood film industries.