On Friday, May 31st from 1pm-6pm join MAKE IT IN LA and fellow entrepreneurs, creatives, manufacturers, local brands, and the business community for a self-guided afternoon exploring the Arts District. Guests will get behind-the-scenes factory tours and demos hosted by local businesses.

Check-in for Tours: Check-in begins at 12:30pm. Arrive here first to get your wristband and tour map, then kickstart your own adventure around the DTLA Arts District.

Check-in Location: LADWP Customer Engagement Lab at the LaKretz Innovation Campus: 525 S. Hewitt St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

VIP Tickets: There are a limited number of VIP MakerWalk LA tickets available, which include a gift bag of locally made products and a ticket to a private afterparty, an invitation-only event for local founders, tour hosts, sponsors, catalyst community members, and special guests of MAKE IT IN LA. The party is co-hosted by COMUNITYmade and will feature local food, signature craft cocktails by Greenbar Distillery and Califia Farms, and mingling with our local maker friends.

Your VIP ticket purchase will help support the local maker community and MAKE IT IN LA.


12:30 – Check-in begins – Come retrieve your map and wristband!

1:00 – Self-Guided Tours begin in the Arts District (until 6:00pm)

6:00 – Factory Tours conclude

6:00 – Private MakerWalk Afterparty (Concludes at 9:00pm)*

*Invite-only, party for VIP ticket-holders, tour hosts, partners, Catalyst community members, and other MAKE IT IN LA special guests only.

Confirmed Tour Stops Include:

Angel City Brewery

Angel City Lumber

Arts District Co-op

Bread Lounge


Crafted Kitchen LA

Green Bar Distillery

inHouse Produce

Journey Foods


La La Land Leather

LADWP Customer Engagement Lab

LADWP Substation

Lotus Elevated

Oblong Industries


Scale 1:1


Soylent Innovation Lab

The Giving Keys

The Spirit Guild

Two Bit Circus

PARKING: There is some limited free street parking and access to public parking lots (day rates vary). Absolutely no public parking allowed at LA Kretz! Nearest public lot is located at the corner of Palmetto & S. Hewitt Street.

For more information on the Tour Hosts and this awesome event, check out http://makerwalk.com/

A big thank you to our sponsors who make this event possible!

…and many thanks to our partners and co-hosts for their continued support: