Archives for October 2017

Hotel Spotlight: Kimpton Everly Hollywood

Kimpton Everly Hollywood Hotel Hollywood is back big time, with major hotels, business, and restaurants coming in full force, and cranes on the horizon for even more.  The latest addition is The Kimpton Everly Hotel in the heart of Hollywood, and Glitterati Tours was recently given a VIP tour of the property.  It’s one block away from the famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine.  Here, you’ve got the beginning (or end) of the Walk of Fame, Capitol Records, Katsuya, The Pantages Theatre (Hamilton is currently on stage through December 30th, 2017), and The Avalon Hollywood Nightclub. The Everly has 216 guest rooms, which includes 12 suites. Rooms include the Deluxe King or Two Queen, the City View King or Queen, or 

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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch L.A.

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch L.A. is Located in Culver City ———————- Halloween is less than a week away and it’s time to put the finishing touches on your costumes, stock up on candy for the kids (or yourself), and, of course, carve the perfect Jack-O-Lantern. While Los Angeles may not necessarily have the space for a perfect open field pumpkin patch we have some creative people who can whip up a pumpkin oasis for every fall lover. A few of us from Glitterati Tours ventured to several different pumpkin patches and found the perfect patch for you to pick your pumpkin and enjoy some festive fall activities. Hidden in Culver City, you would never know you were in the heart 

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Hotel Spotlight: London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills

Just steps away from the historic Sunset Strip you will find one of Los Angeles’ best accommodations for your stay in the city. The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills proves you don’t physically have to be in the 90210 for a 5-Star experience at a beautiful venue. The central location of The London is ideal for anyone wanting to experience all the cities within L.A. You are only minutes away from Hollywood where you can explore the Chinese Theater, Dolby Theatre, and find your favorite celebrity’s star on the Walk of Fame. Venture the other direction and you will find yourself in the heart of Beverly Hills for world-class shopping and the beautiful sights along Rodeo Drive. Of course, 

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Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles As we wrap up the summer season at The Hollywood Bowl, the L.A. Philharmonic flies south (about 17 minutes) to their winter home at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. This is an amazing venue, and certainly one of the most photographed structures for visitors coming to L.A. This Frank Ghery designed building must be seen in person and on foot. We recommend walking around the entire building to fully understand the dimensions and architecture. Opened about this same time back in 2003, it’s become an incredibly iconic building, not only in DTLA (Downtown L.A.) but all of Southern California. The LA Phil, with Gustavo Dudamel as their Music 

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Hotel Spotlight: The W Hollywood Hotel

The W Hollywood Hotel at Hollywood and Vine Like any perfect combination of La La Land names — Astaire and Rogers, Lucy and Desi, Abbott and Costello—there’s Hollywood and Vine. Corners don’t get more famous than this! Here you’ll find The W Hollywood Hotel. You’ve also got the Walk of Fame, The Pantages Theatre for Broadway shows like Hamilton (literally steps away), Katsuya Hollywood, Avalon and Bardot nightclubs, Gwen Restaurant by Curtis Stone and Capitol Records. The W Hotel itself, is home to the California bistro, Delphine, as well as: Station Hollywood –Outside bar, which is adjacent to Hollywood Boulevard, with the sweet sounds of house DJ’s. The Living Room – In the hotel lobby. See the signature red-spiral staircase 

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West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval 2017

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval 2017 Along Santa Monica Boulevard Ready to party with 499,999 other folks at one of the largest Halloween gatherings in the world! The West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval is just 2 weeks away. It takes place on Halloween night, October 31st, from 6PM-11PM. Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed from La Cienega to Doheny, which borders Beverly Hills. Look for the best costumes you’ll ever see, in the talented hub that is West Hollywood (actually known as the “Creative City”). Most of this stretch will be shoulder to shoulder with people, so 100% don’t even think about bringing kids (especially strollers) or pets to this event. Trust us, we’ve seen this parade for years and it’s no 

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Farmers Market Hollywood Fall Festival

If you haven’t noticed, here at Glitterati Private Tours of Los Angeles, we love all things fall and don’t want you to miss out on any of the autumn activities our city has to offer. Our pick for this upcoming weekend? The Original Farmers Market Hollywood Fall Festival Event next to The Grove in the heart of Los Angeles. It’s no secret that The Grove knows how to do up seasonal changes and holidays well. With each season change they deck out the venue for a beautiful atmosphere, and fall is no exception. One of the best areas in The Grove is always the Farmers Market during the Autumn Season. The Market is decked out with all of the fall 

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Dia de los Muertos Hollywood

Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery In just about 3 weeks, the 18th annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival takes place at the amazing Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This is one of the most unique Halloween season activities in all of Los Angeles. This year’s theme is The Legacy of Posada, honoring Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada. His art and images 100 years later, still provide so much of the foundation to this annual tradition. Dia de Los Muertos Hollywood, takes place on Saturday, October 28th, 2017, from Noon until Midnight. Get there early to avoid the after dark rush, and 100% look into UBER’ing or public transportation. Street parking will be nearly non-existent in 

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Hotel Spotlight: Dream Hollywood Hotel

Enjoy the Heart of Entertainment at Dream Hollywood Hotel Where to start?!  Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles was given the VIP treatment today by the recently opened Dream Hollywood Hotel.  Always a fan of Dream Hotel New York, it’s awesome that Los Angeles now has this hip and modern venue in the heart of Hollywood.  The location is extremely convenient, and is walkable to the hottest venues and watering holes along Cahuenga Blvd, Sunset Blvd and Hollywood Blvd.  But a guest really has no reason to leave the hotel. Dream Hollywood is a massive property with many options for grabbing a cocktail, dining and relaxing.  When we toured, the Highlight Room on the rooftop was loaded with guests enjoying the 

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Los Angeles Halloween Family Fun

Los Angeles Family Fun Halloween Activities We’ve watched as grown-ups over the years have stolen Halloween from the young trick or treaters.  Per Glitterati Tours of Hollywood previous and upcoming posts, most events are centered around the older set that enjoys a great party along with their scares. Here’s a handful of kid-friendly Halloween activities: Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market Join in on the fun on Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, October 15, 2017.  On both days, there will be a petting zoo from 11am-7pm, as well as All Alaskan Pig Races, and Peddle Puller Races by All-Alaskan.  You’ll also find pie eating contests, and Pumpkin Carver Joe in the Plaza.  Throughout the weekend, there will be live 

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