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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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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Los Angeles Flower Market in DTLA

What’s your favorite flower? Chances are you will find it, among flowers you haven’t even heard of, at the Flower Market in DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles). One of the benefits of living in Los Angeles is great weather and many opportunities for growing beautiful plants. What is even more convenient is the fact that every morning the best vendors all gather at the same location to bring you the best in floral design. The Los Angeles Flower Market is a mecca of venders selling any type of flower, greenery, and decor to put them in one amazing burst of color for every floral supply imaginable. If you have ever wanted to play florist, this is the place to go for 

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Best Farmers Markets in Los Angeles

A List of the Best Farmers Markets in Los Angeles! You don’t need a Black American Express card to shop like a Los Angeles local. Beyond the glitz and glam of Rodeo Drive is some of Los Angeles’s best shopping. One of the best ways to see Los Angeles from a native’s perspective is to take a trip to one of the many farmer’s markets scattered throughout the city. Of course we have our extremely popular Farmers Market by the Grove, but L.A. also has many pop up markets all week long. These markets have the local best from all over Los Angeles. Everything from fruits, vegetables and artisan breads (perfect for a picnic on the beach after you visit), to 

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Outdoor Summer Music Venues in Los Angeles

Outdoor Summer Music Venues in Los Angeles! There are a few things Los Angeles never runs short of – two of them being beautiful weather and music. The summer solstice may have just passed, but there are plenty of long days ahead to enjoy. Lucky for those in L.A. during this time the city offers many places to listen to live music during the evening. Jazz Night on Friday evenings at the Los Angeles’s Museum of Contemporary Art (LACMA) is a favorite among our staff here at Glitterati. The evening offers a beautiful view of the famous “Urban Light” exhibit which features two hundred and two cast iron street lamps from historic Los Angeles. Nearby is the restaurant Ray’s and Stark if 

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What’s Happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

What’s happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills recently, and in the near future?  Quite a bit, as always.  The Los Angeles area welcomes a handful of new hotels including The Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles, The Dream Hotel in Hollywood, and The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills.  The Waldorf is the latest in luxury in the heart of Beverly Hills.  Their general neighbors include The Peninsula, The Montage Beverly Hills, The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The SLS, The Beverly Wilshire Hotel and The Hotel Bel Air.  The Waldorf shares a lot with the legendary Beverly Hilton Hotel, once known as the Merv Griffin Hotel, and the annual host of The Golden Globe Awards (sadly, 

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Celebrity Sightings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills

It’s Los Angeles after all, so we get asked all the time where are the best celebrity sighting locations in Hollywood and Beverly Hills?!  Our solid answer is EVERYWHERE. Just about everyday during our celebrity homes tours of Beverly Hills and Bel Air, our guides are able to point out celebrities driving, walking the dog, and collecting their mail…just like everyone else.  As always, we never publish these sightings for anyone at or near their homes. However, we’re happy to discuss any celebrity that’s in a public place (other than a hotel we work with which thrives on privacy), that can include restaurants, bars, nightclubs, movie theaters, house parties, dry cleaners, etc. Is it an invasion of privacy?   Good 

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Car Show in Beverly Hills

If you’re reading this now, you may have just missed the Concours d’Elegance car show in Beverly Hills at Greystone Mansion this past Sunday.  It’s not too late to prepare for the granddaddy of all car shows in Beverly Hills, as Rodeo Drive completely closes down on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 for a Father’s Day special event not to be missed. Concours d’Elegance Beverly Hills is a free event, and has something for the entire family (of car lovers).  When one hears of ANYTHING free in Beverly Hills…jump on it.  Each year, Concours will have a theme that will provide the ultimate in cars and motorcycles in their selected categories.  Who knows, one may even see Jay Leno showing off 

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Book Your Los Angeles Summer Vacations Now

It’s that time of year when Glitterati Tours reminds potential visitors to book their Los Angeles summer vacations NOW! As mentioned in previous posts, tourism across the United States, as of now, is very hard to predict.  Analysts have noted noticeable cancelations or a slow-down in pre-bookings from some of our biggest markets, including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.  In some cases, this also coincides with a strong dollar, with other world-wide destinations offering up a bigger bang for the buck for travelers. There’s no way to know what summer will bring? It has certainly been an erratic calendar since November.  Even this last month, we had the opposite in scheduling as March came in like a lamb and 

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Things To Do When It Rains in Los Angeles

Glitterati Tours and concierges throughout the city hear this phrase rarely, but it’s, “we need things to do when it rains in Los Angeles.”  It’s rare, because until just recently, we were going on our 6th year of drought conditions.  Our beautiful Santa Monica and San Garbriel Mountain Ranges, were locked in a brownish color for years. We were far below our already low average of about 14 inches per year… 5 years running.  Even cities like Beverly Hills cut the sprinklers, and their normal bright green medians along Sunset Boulevard turned to dead grass and dust.  There was even a hunt for someone dubbed the Wet Prince of Bel Air, who used 11.8 million gallons of water in a 

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