Summer Things to do in Los Angeles

There are countless summer things to do in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  It’s only April 23rd, and it actually feels like summer at a cozy 84 degrees.  Come July, August and September, look for spikes in heat up to 100F or 38C.  Keep this in mind when planning out your days.  If it helps, it’s usually a dry desert heat, as opposed to a humid sticky kind of hot. Here’s a handful of ideas, both inside and outside for summer things to do in Los Angeles: Take a Hike:  Yes, this can be done in summer.  It’s actually a very popular time to take in the outdoors.  Just bring plenty of water, and sunscreen…and keep you eyes 

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Live Music and Concerts in Los Angeles

Live music and concerts in Los Angeles and surrounding communities are a smorgasbord of choices.  World-famous venues like the Hollywood Bowl, The Greek Theatre, Pantages, The Palladium, The Forum, and dozens of others are within a very small radius.  In fact, just on the Sunset Strip alone in West Hollywood, one can walk a short 2 short blocks and enjoy legendary venues like The Viper Room, The Whisky A Go-Go, The Rainbow Bar and Grill, and The Roxy.  A few blocks down, you also have The Troubadour, made famous by superstars like Elton John and James Taylor. One of the most anticipated upcoming concerts is U2 at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena for their Joshua Tree Tour 2017, May 20th 

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Things to Do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A.

Things to Do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A. Angelenos don’t need an excuse to party. Proof, just look at most bars on a Friday, Saturday, and of course, Sunday Funday. We’re still no Boston, or New York, but there are still plenty of great things to do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A.   Here’s a few for this coming Friday, March 17, 2017: Farmer’s Market Los Angeles Visit the Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles for an all day festive green party. There will be activities for the children and live music throughout the day, including Irish folk bands and a strolling bagpiper. Stick around for Stuart Marks and the Paddy O’Dors Band, which will hit the West Patio 

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Los Angeles Marathon 2017

Los Angeles Marathon 2017 It’s that time of year again, when we get to show off our amazing March weather, and city to the world.  The Los Angeles Marathon 2017 is just around the corner. This year, the Los Angeles Marathon takes place on Sunday, March 19th. Online registration closes on March 15th, so it’s not too late to join over 25,000 other athletes, from all 50 states and over 60 different countries, in reaching your personal goals. The stadium to the sea course starts at Dodgers Stadium with 4 different start times: 630AM –Wheelchairs 632AM –Handcycles 645AM –Elite Women 655AM – Elite Men and Full Field The course showcases the best of Los Angeles with runners hitting Downtown LA 

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Visit the Hollywood El Capitan Theatre

Visit the Hollywood El Capitan Theatre When in Los Angeles, especially with children, visit the Hollywood El Capitan Theatre. This venue debuted in 1926 and is now Walt Disney Studio’s premiere cinema. State of the art technology makes this an incredible movie experience, with digital projectors, and a Dolby sound system with over 100 speakers. Check the calendar for special events. Often, The El Capitan Experience prior to their screenings can include special props and costumes, as well as incredible live performances with their film characters singing and dancing. In fact, two of our Glitterati Tours team have done numerous shows here over the years, and entertained countless visitors. Upcoming events and shows if you visit the Hollywood El Capitan 

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2017 Season Calendar for The Hollywood Bowl

The 2017 Season Calendar for The Hollywood Bowl has just been released.  If you’re planning a trip to Los Angeles during the summer months, we recommend booking these shows now for the best seats.  The outdoor Hollywood Bowl seats about 18,000.  We often say, see ANYTHING at the Bowl.  It’s really about being at a legendary venue with tons of Angelenos experiencing music at its best during a dreamy Hollywood summer night. All the greats have performed here over the decades, dating back to 1922…The Beatles, Monty Python, Lily Pons (1936 with an all time seating record), Pink Floyd, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, Journey, Motely Crue, Donna Summer, Culture Club, 

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Free Party in Downtown Los Angeles with Night on Broadway

Here’s an opportunity for a free party in Downtown Los Angeles, aka, DTLA.  It’s the 3nd Annual Night on Broadway celebration, taking place Saturday, January 28th, 2017.  In 2015, over 35,000 people attended, and last year that number jumped to 60,000, turning it into the fasting growing one day musical and arts festival in North America.  How many visitors will attend this year is anyone’s guess?  Probably 100,000+ will take in the dozens and dozens of entertainment opportunities.  Celebrate the City of Angels with fashion designers, food trucks, acrobats, musical acts, famous celebrities and artists. Some highlights: Enjoy 10 stages of live entertainment, including The Theater at ACE Hotel, Globe Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre, Million Dollar Theatre, Viva! Presents 5th 

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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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January Events in Los Angeles

January events in Los Angeles don’t end with the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, or the NYE party in Grand Park.  There’s plenty of other amazing things happening for the rest of the month. dineLA Restaurant Week starts on January 13th and goes through January 27th.  This gives locals and visitors the perfect opportunity to experience and explore over 300 of the best restaurants in Los Angeles, Culver City, Koreatown, Beverly Hills, DTLA, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Century City, Santa Monica Venice and Malibu.  Lunches start at $15, 20, and 25, and dinners start at $29, 39, and 49, with a special selection of higher-end restaurants added this year starting at $95 per person. Want a unique drag experience?  See the Golden 

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Visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles

Coming to our city?  One must visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles …. or at least part of it.  At just under 5000 acres, the park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States, and North America.  Griffith Park in Los Angeles is about 5 times the size of Central Park in New York! Approximately 3000 acres were donated to the city by Griffith J. Griffith in 1896, and it’s continued to grow in size ever since.  All of us native Angelenos take advantage of the numerous hiking trails throughout the park.  Most are dog-friendly, as are most things in Los Angeles.  Many of the best hiking trails start at or near the gem of the park, 

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