Go Shopping with FIDM at Cal Mart

Learn how to shop the world-famous Cal Mart like a pro

Join our field trip to the world-famous Cal Mart Center (CMC) showrooms, located in the Fashion District just blocks from FIDM's Los Angeles campus.

The Cal Mart, where professional fashion buyers and stylists shop, opens its doors to the public just once a month offering discounts of up to 50–80% on clothing and accessories in all sizes. Prior to the shopping excursion, FIDM experts will give a Trend Presentation that will teach you how to shop like a pro and find the best deals.

Event Agenda

Time: Agenda:
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and tours of FIDM's Los Angeles campus
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Fashion Trends for the upcoming season
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. How to Shop the California Market Center and Raffle for $100 shopping spree
9:45 a.m. – 10:00a.m. Walk to the Cal Mart Center with a guide who will give pointers about the area along the way
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Shop the Cal Mart

This exciting day will include:

  • Updates from a fashion expert about the upcoming fashion trends for the season
  • Inside tips about how to shop the California Market Center
  • Travel to The California Market Center with your own fashion tour guide who will give you insight about the Fashion District along the way.
  • Shopping for incredible bargains at the California Market Center.

Event agenda is subject to change.

Bus transportation is available for Orange County and San Diego residents for some of the event dates. See below for details.

Choose from several event dates below:

August 28


FIDM Los Angeles
919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Campus Directions & Parking Information


8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission Fee:






I feel like I didn't want to leave. It was my dream
to be here and the event was the best thing!”
—A 3 Days of Fashion Participant