"The Playground" Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend...

by Lisa Wojcik · August 14, 2010

    It’s time to figure out where some of the best parties are this weekend. Below are our picks of the city's top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar page.

    Outside Lands When: Saturday August 14th, Sunday August 15th Where: Golden Gate Park Why: Bands of our liking come together for a San Fran Music fest. [Details]

    Empire Of The Sun When: Friday August 13th 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM, Saturday August 14th 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Where: The Music Box Why: The Australian glam pop band is only here for a few nights before they head to Nor Cal [Details]

    Wolfgang Gartner At Avalon When: Friday August 13th, 9:30 PM - 5:30 AM Where: Avalon Why: It wouldn't be an L.A. summer night without a rave. [Details]

    Summer Sunkiss Pool Party When: Saturday August 14th, 1:00 PM - 8:00 AM Where: The Standard Downtown Why: It wouldn't be an L.A. summer Saturday without a pool party. [Details]

    Mad Decent Block Party When: Saturday August 14th, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where: Premiere Events Center Why: Ninjasonik, Maluca, PO PO, Theophilus London, Gaslamp Killer, Bosco Delrey, Nosaj Thing, Paul Devro, Total Freedom, Mike B, Oro11, NGUZUNGUZU and Them Jeans....WHOA [Details]

    Plate By Plate's 8th Annual Tasting Benefit When: Saturday August 14th, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where: California Science Center Why: Celebs will prove if they should keep their day jobs or not as they test their chef skills for charity. [Details]