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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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 

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Hollywood Walk of Fame Upcoming Ceremonies

We often say celebrity sightings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills can be very hit and miss.  Some may see a dozen A-listers within 5 hours of being in our city, while others could be here a week and not see a single celeb.  A guaranteed celebrity sighting is always at the Hollywood Walk of Fame upcoming ceremonies.  Not only do you get the recipient of this honor, but you also get the many movie and TV stars showing up to honor the Walk of Fame recipient. Here’s a HUGE upcoming ceremony: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Producer/ Directer Brett Ratner will receive the 2,599th star on the Walk of Fame, at 1130AM in the Motion Pictures category at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard 

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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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Ghost Tours and Scandals of Los Angeles

Tis the season for ghost tours and scandals of Los Angeles.  Many international guests refer to our popular “Underbelly LA” tour as a ghost tour, but many domestic guests know them as the scandals that shocked the world. Literally, Sunset Boulevard is the main artery to many of the most famous Hollywood dark side stories.  For it’s on, or just off this main strip, that the overdose deaths of Janis Joplin, John Belushi, Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, River Phoenix and Whitney Houston took place.  It’s also on, or very close to the Manson Murders (Sharon Tate, but not the La Bianca’s), Bugsy Siegel death, Lana Turner drama, Ronnie Chasen shooting, The Menendez murders, The O.J. Simpson saga, and the Howard 

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Visit the Original Farmers Market LA Fall Festival

Visit the 82nd Annual Original Farmers Market LA Fall Festival!  L.A.’s favorite destination since 1934. During our private tours of Los Angeles, Glitterati Tours loves introducing our guests to the side-by-side venues of The Grove and The Farmers Market next to CBS Hollywood Studios.  If you’re here this upcoming weekend, make sure to swing by to get into that fall feeling: Join in on LA’s favorite country fair in the heart of Hollywood. On October 15 & 16, the Original Farmers Market Fall Festival will celebrate the harvest with a family-friendly festival including the world famous All-Alaskan racing pigs, a petting zoo, kid-sized pedal-powered tractor pull competitions, pie eating contests, old-time artisans,and lots and lots of live music! You will 

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When in Downtown L.A., visit Clifton’s Cafeteria

When our 1935 landmark in Downtown L.A., Clifton’s Cafeteria, closed down a few years back, many local fans feared that the charm would be swept away with renovations.  Just the opposite.  This unique venue is back, and better than ever. Even though the cafeteria dining options have changed, the great nostalgia has been preserved.  This venue would make for a great outing for the family.  Kids will enjoy the taxidermy animals throughout the complex, as well as the waterfall and giant forest trees in the main dining room.  Adults will enjoy The Monarch, The Brookdale, Gothic Bar, and the Pacific Seas. From the Clifton’s L.A. website: Clifton’s, the world’s largest public cafeteria and California’s lone survivor from the Golden Age 

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Summer L.A. Venues–Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theater, and Ford Theatre

Summer is almost here and it’s the perfect time to start looking for and booking a concert at one of our many spectacular outdoor venues in Los Angeles. See the biggest performers, stage performances and the L.A. Phil on stages such as the Hollywood Bowl, The Greek Theatre, and The John Anson Ford Theatre.  You’re sure to find your favorites, but if history plays a part in your decision, here’s a little bit of that as well… From the Hollywood Bowl website: Hollywood was a small town of only about 5,000 people in 1910. By 1920 the growth of the movie industry had turned the community into a boom town, with a population close to 50,000 and an identity all 

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2016 List of Celebrity Ceremonies for Walk of Fame

With over 2500 stars lining Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, The Walk of Fame is one of the most popular attractions in Los Angeles.  Approximately 30 additional stars are added to the walk each year.  If you happen to be in Hollywood during one of these ceremonies, it’s a guaranteed celebrity spotting.  Plus, many other high-profile famous names usually attend the ceremony of their friends.  In fact, 4 days from now on December 8th, 2015, Rob Lowe will receive his star, becoming the 2567th star on the walk.  His ceremony will take place in front of the legendary Musso & Frank Grill.  Guest speakers include Gwyneth Paltrow and Fred Savage. The list of additions for 2016 have been announced. From 

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