Oscar Parties in Hollywood and Beverly Hills

It’s that time of year when actors and actresses survive on a lima bean per day to look their best for the Academy Awards and the many Oscar parties in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  The actual ceremony is on Sunday, February 26, 2017, but look for events all week long. Slim to none, you’ll get close to your favorite stars on Hollywood Blvd, as seating in the bleachers for the red carpet arrivals is already maxed out with their online lottery to fill approximately 700 seats. Security is extremely tight in the general area of the Dolby Theatre, with road closures blocks away on each side of the venue.  Because the Governors Ball takes place just above the Dolby, this 

Read More

Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills Booking Now for Spring

El Nino has yet to make an impact on tours of Beverly Hills and other activities throughout Southern California.  The northern section of our state has taken the brunt of weather, including the much-needed snow pack in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.  Some forecasters and meteorologists are still predicting a late in the season rainy period for LA.  Rain or shine, the upcoming months are some of the most popular for visitors coming to our city. With Easter on Sunday, March 27th, expect most spring breaks to occur two weeks prior or after this holiday. We always lay out reminders for anyone planning a vacation to book everything sooner that later during peak periods.  This should include, show tickets, TV 

Read More

Star Wars Premiere in Hollywood

The office for Glitterati Tours is a short walk to Hollywood Boulevard.  Helicopters have been flying over for days now watching the action for the huge Star Wars premiere this evening.  A few of us took a stroll down the boulevard to check out the set up.  Every 20 feet there are metal detectors screening visitors and attendees.                   This same stretch is used for the Academy Awards every year, and the street preparation for this Star Wars premiere exceeds the Oscars by a long shot. Privacy tarps are everywhere, and a white tent stretches 4 city blocks.     Red carpets stretch along Hollywood Boulevard and spider their way into Grauman’s 

Read More

Oscars 2015 at The Dolby Theater February 22nd

Hollywood Boulevard is currently closed down between Orange and Highland, which means we are just days away from Oscars 2015.  Since 2002, The Academy Awards have taken place at The Dolby Theater (formally The Kodak Theater).  DiscoverLosAngeles.com has compiled a great article on past locations.  Following are some key excerpts: The first Academy Awards honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and were presented at a private dinner on May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, the hotel opened in 1927 and was financed by a group that included Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and Sid Grauman. The ceremony was held in the hotel’s Blossom Ballroom, where 270 guests each paid $5 per ticket to 

Read More

Oscar Parties in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

With award season underway, Glitterati Tours has been zig-zagging around the security road blocks and street closures for weeks now. It’s that time of year again when .00001% of the world’s population gets to rub shoulders with Hollywood’s biggest names and power players.  The Hollywood Reporter has once again put together an incredible list of the A-list Oscar parties in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.  Dozens of pre Oscar parties have already happened, or will take place before Sunday, but here’s a handful on Oscar Sunday: Norby Walters 25th Annual Night of 100 Stars Viewing Gala Beverly Hilton International Ballroom, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills The event, always a draw among veteran Hollywood stars, will toast the Walters family’s five Oscar 

Read More