Valentine's Mariachi Concert
Feb
11
8:00 pm20:00

Valentine's Mariachi Concert

Live performances at the Downey Theatre by  Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, Mariachi Los Reyes, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar and Chris Reza.


Tree lighting ceremony
Dec
5
6:00 pm18:00

Tree lighting ceremony

The city of Downey lights its (ostensibly Christmas) tree outside City Hall. Includes a snow play area, arts and crafts, photos with Santa Claus, and live entertainment.

Stay Gallery toy drive
Dec
3
7:00 pm19:00

Stay Gallery toy drive

Bring a new, unwrapped toy ($10 minimum value) and enjoy a night of local art and music. Toys will be distributed by Downey Unified School District's TLC Family Resource Center.

Town hall meeting
Nov
16
6:00 pm18:00

Town hall meeting

Join Councilman Sean Ashton for a town hall meeting at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.

Halloween pumpkin patch
Oct
31
5:00 pm17:00

Halloween pumpkin patch

Downey's free Halloween pumpkin patch returns to Apollo Park. Featuring carnival games, glow walk, photo booth, balloon animals, costume contests, and free hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy. Co-sponsored by Optimist Club of Downey and Soroptimist International of Downey.

Multi-chamber networking mixer
Oct
27
5:00 pm17:00

Multi-chamber networking mixer

Join the chambers of commerce from Downey, Paramount, Santa Fe Springs and Vernon for a networking event at the Embassy Suites. Free for chamber members. Prizes for best costumes. RSVP to the Downey Chamber at (562) 923-2191 or mayra@downeychamber.com.

Downey Symphony concert
Oct
22
8:00 pm20:00

Downey Symphony concert

A special Downey Symphony concert at the Downey Theatre celebrating Downey's 60th anniversary. Featuring the world of premiere of "Suite for Orchestra" written by Lars Clutterham. 

Drug take-back
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Drug take-back

Drop off your unused or unwanted prescription medications at a drug take-back event outside the Downey Police Department. No needles, sharps or glass containers will be accepted.

Time Capsule Burial
Oct
17
4:00 pm16:00

Time Capsule Burial

Watch as the city of Downey buries a time capsule at the Promenade, to be opened in 40 years on Downey's 100th anniversary.

Everything Downey
Oct
17
9:00 am09:00

Everything Downey

Networking group Downey's Finest hosts "Everything Downey," a conversation with Mayor Alex Saab. Learn about news, events and projects happening in Downey. Held at the Rio Hondo Event Center.

Live Cuban music
Oct
15
2:00 pm14:00

Live Cuban music

Authentic Cuban charanga group Orquesta Charangoa performs live at Stonewood Center in the courtyard near Buffalo Wild Wings.

Firefighters at Downey Library
Oct
12
10:30 am10:30

Firefighters at Downey Library

Downey firefighters will visit the Downey City Library to read some of their favorite books, demonstrate how to put on protective gear, and give a tour of the fire engine.

Firefighters at Downey Library
Oct
11
10:30 am10:30

Firefighters at Downey Library

Downey firefighters will visit the Downey City Library to read some of their favorite books, demonstrate how to put on protective gear, and give a tour of the fire engine.

Disability Pride Parade
Oct
9
11:00 am11:00

Disability Pride Parade

Southern California's first Disability Pride Parade takes place on Quill Drive behind Apollo Park. It features performers with disabilities, disability rights advocates, face-painters, and more.

City Council Debate
Oct
7
7:00 pm19:00

City Council Debate

Listen to all nine City Council candidates as they participate in a debate at the Downey Civic Theatre presented by The Downey Patriot and moderated by Christian Brown. Sponsored by PIH Health, Downey Federal Credit Union and Downey Brewing Company.