LA and the living is, well, expensive. We get it. We’ve all been there, when you go to a bar and unnecessarily spend $20 too many on drinks, want to eat at the hottest restaurants, but just can’t justify paying the bill, and the list goes on. Luckily for you, we’ve got a guide to the 5 best ways to spend time with your friends for…..wait for it…..FREE!
That’s right, you’re going to want to read this //
- Attend a Taping //
If you didn’t already know, now you know. Ellen? Jimmy Kimmel? Conan? The Voice? The list goes on—all for free. Yup, that’s right. There’s no better way to get some time with your best friends by attending a taping of one of your favorite shows. All you have to do is request tickets to attend an open taping. Lucky for you, Time Out has compiled all of the links to the tapings in one handy article, so get to viewing // https://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/things-to-do/tv-show-tickets-in-la
- Take a Hike //
Sorry if that sounded harsh, but really, you should take a hike. There’s no better way to enjoy the gorgeous City of Angels then by getting up and out the door. From Malibu to Hollywood, to Culver City, LA is filled with gorgeous hiking trails that offer something for everyone. The best part: you’re spending time with your best friends AND burning calories doing…that’s a win-win in our books. Luckily for you, we’ve already compiled a list of our favorite hikes in LA just for you // https://shopboxfox.com/blogs/news/our-list-of-favorite-hikes-in-la
- Take a stroll at the Venice Canals //
If hiking isn’t your thing, grab your best friends and head to the Venice canals for a sunset stroll. Built as an homage to Venice, Italy, these canals are not only beautiful, there are bridges for you to stroll around, and plenty of photo opportunities, too!
- Beach Day //
Let’s not forget, you’re in sunny Los Angeles, home to many (many) beautiful beaches. From Manhattan Beach to Santa Monica Pier, you can’t really go wrong with a good old beach day. Pack a picnic for yourself and head down to the water. There’s no reason for you to not be taking advantage of the fact that our weather usually permits for year-round beach days!
- Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series //
What’s better than music, the beach, and your best friends? A favorite amongst our FOXes are the Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series! Every Thursday night starting in the late Summer/ early Fall there’s a (free) concert at night, the perfect post-work hangout with your friends. Grab your beach blanket and your besties and head over! For More info // https://www.santamonica.com/event/twilight-on-the-pier/2019-08-21/