December 8, 2019

Lag B’Omer celebrations take place Wednesday evening throughout Los Angeles

Pico Shul and JConnect invite you to celebrate their annual Lag B'Omer bonfire at Dockweiler State Beach on Thursday, May 7. Bring blankets, food and alcohol (no glass bottles) and join this group at 6:30 p.m. for a night of music and fun! Feel free to grab your guitars, tambourines or bongos to take part in the jam sessions. Parking is $15 dollars; if you park along the highway, you risk being towed at 10 p.m. sharp. The exact location of this magical night will be posted on their website on that Thursday afternoon. For more information visit Dockweiler State Beach, 12501 Vista Del Mar, Playa del Rey.

Join Nashuva for their Lag B’Omer Beach Bonfire on Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. There will be BBQ, music and s’mores! Nashuva will provide hot dogs and all the makings for delicious s’mores but you are encouraged to bring other food for the kosher potluck, such as non-dairy appetizers. Also, bring some warm clothes or a blanket and your guitar if you play! Please RSVP to as soon as possible so there are enough hot dogs for all. This night is for everybody so invite your family and friends! For more information visit Dockweiler State Beach between lifeguard stations 52 and 53, Playa del Rey.

The Lag B’Omer Jewish Unity Concert is on Thursday, May 7 starting at 10:30 a.m. with performances by The 8th Day and The Twins from France. General admission tickets are $16. For school group reservations, call (310) 208-7511. Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W Eighth Street, Los Angeles.

The Chabad of Pasadena is having a Lag B’Omer BBQ on Thursday, May 7 at 5 p.m. There will be a moonbounce, a bonfire, music and BBQ of course! This will be fun for the whole family. It is $10/person or $40/family. For more information, visit or call (626) 564-8820. 1090 East Walnut Street, Pasadena.

Chabad Israel Center is hosting a bonfire at Dockweiler Beach on Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. until the beach closes at 10 p.m. There will be a BBQ with steaks, burgers and much more! For more information visit or call (310) 271-6193. Dockweiler State Beach, 12000 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey.

Join the Chabad of Studio City on Wednesday, May 6 at 4:30 for an evening of BBQ and relay races with Rachel Victor! There will be several different competitive games including a mummy wrap and potato sack race. For more information visit or call (818) 508-6633.

Celebrate Lag B’Omer at Robertson Art Space on Thursday, May 7 from 6-9 p.m. There will be a fire pit to enjoy and vegetarian food for purchase. In the main space there will be a showcase of local songwriters featuring Josh Warshawsky, Brock Pollock and Kira Rappaport & Jennifer Paskow. There will also be artwork by Hillel Smith, Jared Ross and Ilan Laks. $10 per person. $5 for kids under 10 and kids 2 and under are free admission. For more information visit or call (424) 245-4011. 1020 S Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles.

Join the Jewish Community Center on Thursday, May 7 at 5 p.m. for an evening of fun, food, music and entertainment in Hermosa Beach. This event will feature a Bonfire and Drum Circle! For more information call (310) 214-4999. 2521 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach.

Kol Tikvah invites all families to join for a Shabbat service with live music and a Lag B’Omer celebration on Friday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. There will be socializing, coffee and sweet treats following the service. For more information visit or call (818) 348-0670. 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills.

Join the Kabbalah Centre Los Angeles on Wednesday May 6 for a full night of celebrating Lag B’Omer. This is an adult friendly experience where many students gather at Kabbalah Centres around the world, making it a meaningful and global experience. Doors will open at 10:30 p.m. and the event will conclude at 4 a.m. Tickets are $25, teens ages 12-17 are free. For more information visit or call (310) 657-5404. 1062 S Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles.