Festivals

Ticket to the Twenties October 1 and 2 Ticket to the Twenties 

Saturday & Sunday, October 7 & 8, 2017

• 3 to 7 p.m. both days

• Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

View the festival program here!

• 1920s dress is encouraged and Prohibition will be strictly enforced!

• Sorry, no pets allowed--only certified service animals are permitted.

Please note: In the event of rain, the festival will be canceled. 

 

Special to Saturday, October 7:

• The Night Blooming Jazzmen. Playing from 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
• Dean Mora & His California Poppies. Playing from 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
• Ukulele Heroes with Ian Whitcomb. 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.
• 1920s Team Trivia Challenge. 4:30 p.m. (Sign-ups required)
• Johnny Ace Palmer, World Champion Magician. Shows at 3:15 & 5:15 p.m.

 

Special to Sunday, October 8:

• Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys. Playing from 3:30 - 7:00 pm.
• The California Feetwarmers. Playing from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
• The Workman High School Dancing Lobos. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m.
• Art Deco Society of LA vintage fashion shows at 4:30 & 6:00 p.m. Visitor costume contest after 4:30 p.m. show!
• Hollywood Tales with Sherri Snyder at 3:00 p.m. & Karie Bible at 3:45 p.m.

 

Enjoy all weekend:

• Self-guided tours of the Workman House and La Casa Nueva, our two historic houses.

• Dennis Aguilar will perform in the Music Room of La Casa Nueva from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

• Ukulele sing-along at 4:00 p.m. Borrow a ukulele or bring your own! Learn why the ukulele took the nation by storm in the '20s.

• Dance demonstrations and lessons with The Hollywood Hotshots throughout the day.

• Silent films with musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla at 3:15, 4:15, 5:15, & 6:15.

• Lions & Ostriches & Gators, Oh My! Learn why a variety of animal farms had sprung up around Southern California in the '20s. 

• Fabulous '20s vehicles lovingly restored by members of local car clubs. 

• Vintage bicycles from Steven & Shaun Thomas.

• Crafts & games!

• Picnicking and food trucks.
- Saturday enjoy Bakerytruck, The Greasy Wiener, Tender Grill Gourmet Brazilian Kitchen, & SUGO Italiano. 
- Sunday enjoy Bakerytruck, The Greasy Wiener, Piaggio on Wheels, & Spyros Gyros L.A.

 

 

Get a blast from the past with the Homestead's Ticket to the Twenties playlist! Featuring music from past festival artists and 1920s hits. (Note: You must be logged in to Spotify to listen).

 


 


 

Visitors dancing at Victorian Fair

Victorian Fair 

Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, 2017 

• 1 to 5 p.m. both days

• Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

• Victorian dress is encouraged!

• No pets allowed. Only certified service animals are permitted. 

• View this year's program here.

• View this year's flyer here.

• View photographs from last year's Victorian Fair here.

Ladies, gentlemen, and children of all ages are invited to travel back in time to participate in a lively Victorian Fair on the beautiful grounds of the Homestead Museum. 

 Please note: In the event of rain, the festival will be canceled.

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Feria victoriana

Sábado y domingo, 29 y 30 de abril
Se celebrara ambos días de 1:00 a 5:00 p.m.

¿Cómo fue la era victoriana en Los Ángeles? Disfruta de la música, bailes, artesanías, desfile de moda, visitas a las casas históricas, demostraciones, y mucho más. Te animamos para que uses vestuario de la época. La admisión es gratis.