The Pasadena Rose Parade 2018

It will be here before you know it. The tradition that’s over 100 years old, and showcases the beauty of Pasadena, Santa Anita and the San Gabriel Mountain Range. New York is the place to be on New Years Eve, but Pasadena owns New Years Day. Along with the parade, we also have our Rose Bowl Game. This year, The Oklahoma Sooners take on The Georgia Bulldogs. (See our previous post on The Rose Bowl Game and distance to Hollywood). The Rose Parade starts near the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado Blvd. It travels east for 5 ½ miles before turning north up Sierra Madre Boulevard. The Grand Marshal for The Pasadena Rose Parade 2018 is actor Gary Sinise. 

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Hollywood Christmas Parade 2017

The 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2017 takes place this Sunday, November 26th, 2017 with Dr. Oz serving as the Grand Marshall. Mehmet Oz M.D., has won nine Daytime Emmy Awards for his Dr. Oz Show. Previously, he was on for six seasons as the health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Along with Dr. Oz, look for celebrities in the parade like Deidre Hall, Marci Miller, Bryton James, Mishael Morgan. Performers will include The Village People, The Tearaways, Ceelo Green, Band of MerryMakers, Ruben Studdard, and Nick Fradiani. Hosts will be Erik Estrada and Laura McKenzie, along with co-hosts Dean Cain, Garrett Clayton, Elizabeth Stanton and Montel Williams. Of course there will be equestrians, and plenty of marching bands 

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Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting

The Annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration —————————————– You may have missed the Christmas tree lighting and fireworks display at The Grove that Glitterati Tours just recently blogged about. Not to worry. If you’re in town this Thursday, November 16th, make your way over to Beverly Hills, as they have their annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration. Once the knob is flicked, look for amazing light displays throughout the city. There will also be special sculptures by HYBYCOZO and live entertainment. Part of the lighting diplay will be the incredible chandeliers by Baccarat that be lining this world-famous drive. Robin Thicke will be the headlining performer starting at 5PM, and the show will be hosted by Top Chef Junior Host, 

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The Grove Los Angeles for the Holidays

The Grove Los Angeles for the Holidays, and a Chance to Meet Gwen Stefani ——————————– If you’re reading this, you just missed the annual massive tree lighting ceremony and fireworks display at The Grove here in Los Angeles. It doesn’t mean that the spirit of the holidays aren’t on full display for the next month and a half.  Get to The Grove between now and December 24th with the kids, so they’ll have the opportunity to enter Santa’s house for a photo opportunity. Walk-ups are welcome, but lines can be pretty long. Best to book an appointment online prior to your arrival. Along with incredible shopping and dining options, one may even have the chance to meet Gwen Stefani on 

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New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles

NEW BEVERLY CINEMA in LOS ANGELES ————————————————– If you consider yourself a true lover of cinema, we have the theatre you need to visit while you are in Los Angeles. While we are the epicenter of all things cinema with great 3D theatres and the best surround sound experiences, Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills picks one of the special places to see a film on a much smaller scale. Tucked into a small venue on Beverly Boulevard you will find The New Beverly Cinema. The theatre was built in the 1920’s and brings back the nostalgia of the small town movie nightlife. Showing only a few films at a time, it brings the cozy feel back to the saturated and 

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Exercise Charity Event in West Hollywood

We’ve Got the Perfect Exercise Charity Event For You in West Hollywood! ——————————– We get that vacation is often for relaxation and to have some well deserved “me” time – but if you find yourself in Los Angeles on the 11th of November and wanting to do a little something for others we have the perfect event for you to pop into. Los Angeles is really good for a handful of experiences that make our city so unique. Some of these include celebrity sightings, fitness classes, and surprisingly enough – giving back. If you find yourself needing a sweat session you may want to stop into Training Mate, the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) gym that was recently voted West 

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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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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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