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10 free things to do in LA on Black Friday

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We're definitely not judging, but this map is for anyone whose idea of the best way to spend Black Friday does not include indulging in commercialism. We've come up with 10, shopping-free ways to enjoy the pseudo holiday in Los Angeles. And none of them cost a penny.

And, if you've got little ones are in tow, consult our map of the 24 best places in LA for kids. If you're entertaining friends or relatives, we've pinpointed 13 impressive places to take them.

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1. Visit a state park

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Gaviota State Park, US-101
Goleta, CA 93117

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2. Tour the Walt Disney Concert Hall

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111 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-7211
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One of the most recognizable buildings in Los Angeles is Frank Gehry's shiny, silver, serpentine Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the LA Philharmonic—and it's open regularly for free tours, including on Black Friday. Self-guided audio tours are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; guided tours are set for noon and 1:15 p.m.

3. Peep public art

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LACMA West, 6067 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

4. Hike Echo Mountain

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5400 N Lake Ave
Altadena, CA 91001

Ruins of The Echo Mountain House hotel nearing golden hour. Lost to a fire in 1900

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5. Binge watch LA destruction movies

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There's no better way to ride out the Black Friday storm than by streaming disaster films where LA is ravaged by tornadoes, snow, earthquakes, aliens, and reptilian monsters. We've got a full list of flicks to watch while, outside your living room, bloodlusting shoppers trample over each other in search of incredible deals.

6. Pack a picnic

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1615 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Interesting #architecture #tongvapark #santamonica #losangeles #travelgram #LA # #wanderlust #travel

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7. Appreciate Art Deco

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200 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 485-2121
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Last month, the New York Times published a featureon LA's striking Art Deco architecture, focusing on Downtown and highlighting its beautiful civic buildings and structures that today house trendy restaurants. Use that story as a guide to scoping out the jewels yourself, because as the Times says, "these Art Deco treasures were once icons of downtown Los Angeles. And they still should be."

8. Cruise Dirt Mulholland

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3600 Reseda Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356

9. Visit the Hammer Museum

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10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 443-7000
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10. Donate to a food bank

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1710 22nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 828-6016
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Sorted and loaded three pallets of food #exhausted

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1. Visit a state park

Gaviota State Park, US-101, Goleta, CA 93117

A photo posted by Katie Roberts (@katiekaits1) on

Gaviota State Park, US-101
Goleta, CA 93117

2. Tour the Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

One of the most recognizable buildings in Los Angeles is Frank Gehry's shiny, silver, serpentine Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the LA Philharmonic—and it's open regularly for free tours, including on Black Friday. Self-guided audio tours are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; guided tours are set for noon and 1:15 p.m.

111 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

3. Peep public art

LACMA West, 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
LACMA West, 6067 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

4. Hike Echo Mountain

5400 N Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001

Ruins of The Echo Mountain House hotel nearing golden hour. Lost to a fire in 1900

A photo posted by GiveOrTake (@actually_alex_) on

5400 N Lake Ave
Altadena, CA 91001

5. Binge watch LA destruction movies

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There's no better way to ride out the Black Friday storm than by streaming disaster films where LA is ravaged by tornadoes, snow, earthquakes, aliens, and reptilian monsters. We've got a full list of flicks to watch while, outside your living room, bloodlusting shoppers trample over each other in search of incredible deals.

6. Pack a picnic

1615 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Interesting #architecture #tongvapark #santamonica #losangeles #travelgram #LA # #wanderlust #travel

A photo posted by Hei Man (@heiheiman) on

1615 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401

7. Appreciate Art Deco

200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Last month, the New York Times published a featureon LA's striking Art Deco architecture, focusing on Downtown and highlighting its beautiful civic buildings and structures that today house trendy restaurants. Use that story as a guide to scoping out the jewels yourself, because as the Times says, "these Art Deco treasures were once icons of downtown Los Angeles. And they still should be."

200 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

8. Cruise Dirt Mulholland

3600 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356
3600 Reseda Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356

9. Visit the Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024

10. Donate to a food bank

1710 22nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Sorted and loaded three pallets of food #exhausted

A photo posted by Lauren (@renontheroad) on

1710 22nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90404