L.A. Chinese New Year Celebrations

The Chinese New Year officially began on February 5th, and continues through the 19th, welcoming the Year of the Pig.  With huge Chinese communities throughout L.A., including Chinatown in Downtown Los Angeles, Monterey Park, San Marino, Anaheim and Long Beach, there are about 530,000 Chinese-Americans.  We are 2nd only to New York in population numbers, so look for many activities throughout the area. When in L.A. one can visit the Chinese American Museum in DTLA, located at 425 N. Los Angeles Street.  Upcoming events include the March 7th Survival and Loss: A Joint Discussion of Los Angeles and San Francisco Chinatowns. The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood also has dozens of Lunar New Year “Lucky 8” Specials between now and February 10th.  

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Christmas at The Grove Los Angeles

Christmas in Los Angeles has its perks. You can feel your nose, toes, and fingers. You don’t have to worry about blizzards and snow ruining any holiday plans, and there is no running out to your car to start it 15 minutes before you leave anywhere. Really the only downside is we don’t have a natural refrigerator to help keep all the drinks cool when your fridge runs out of space from all of the holiday goodies! That being said, sometimes it doesn’t quite feel like Christmas without a light dusting of snow and a slight crispness to the air. Luckily for us we have zero humidity this time of year and the evening can give you that slight chill 

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Fall Festival at Farmers Market L.A.

Here at Glitterati, we love all things fall and don’t want you to miss out on any of the autumn activities our city has to offer. One of our top picks of the season? The Original Farmer’s Market Fall Festival event next to The Grove in the heart of Los Angeles. With each season change, they deck out the venue for a beautiful atmosphere, and fall is no exception. The market is decked out with all of the fall themes and colors, complete with hay bales and face cut out characters, so there are plenty of opportunities for that perfect fall photo. Hello #instagood! Just around the corner on Saturday October 13th & Sunday October 14th, 2018, is a particularly 

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The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood

For over 84 years, The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood has been a local favorite.  Even their tagline is “Meet Me at Third and Fairfax.”  It’s at this intersection in 1934 that local farmers were invited to sell their goods off the back of trucks.  Soon after, merchants and grocers joined in, and opened permanent kiosks or stalls that acted as their restaurants and stores. Since that time, it’s remained a must-visit for neighbors, celebrities, and of course travelers to our city.  Everyone has visited this corner including Frank Sinatra, President Dwight Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Shirley Temple, and The Beatles. To this day, you can still see your favorite celebs.  In fact, there’s a handful of tables by Bob’s 

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Private Sightseeing Tours Departing From LAX Airport

  Glitterati Tours offers private sightseeing tours departing from LAX Airport.  It’s a great way to take in the best of L.A., Hollywood and Beverly Hills during an extended layover.  We can pick you up directly at your terminal, and return you back to the airport for your return flight.  Or, we can pick you up, conduct a wonderful city perspective and drop you off at your local hotel.  Our SUV’s have cargo space in the rear for a nice amount of luggage. We are fortunate to be one of the few private tour companies in Los Angeles with permitted special access to the terminals.  Glitterati Tours has a 3.5-hour tour minimum with any tour involving LAX. If you’re concerned 

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L.A. Summer Vacations for Dads and Grads

It’s that time of year for L.A. summer vacations for dads and grads! Look no further than our connected cities to provide a wonderful excursion for every member of the family, both old and young! If you’ve got car lovers in your family, June is the perfect month. Check out the FREE 25th Anniversary of The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance  (Nothing is ever free on Rodeo Drive, so this is a real treat). It’s on Father’s Day, June 17th, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM.  Look for new product launches as well as classics, such as a 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom. This event has even been named one of the 300 Unmissable Events or Festivals…worldwide. Whether or not you can make it this particular day, 

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Los Angeles City Tour and Warner Bros. Studios

A Los Angeles City Tour and Warner Bros. Studios Make for a Perfect Full Day ________________________ We show so much during our private city tours of Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, that many guests with a short stay in Los Angeles, can leave the city feeling that they got a really good perspective.  Of course, we can also provide a tour with a quick look at our Downtown L.A., as well as our beach communities of Santa Monica, Venice and Malibu. So what else should a guest do during their visit to our city?  We’ve listed quite a few options on our Glitterati Tours L.A. INFO tab, such as shopping, TV tapings, museums (The Getty Center is a must), 

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Free Things To Do In Los Angeles

Free Things To Do In Los Angeles and Beverly Hills ____________________ Los Angeles and its neighboring community of Beverly Hills doesn’t have to be expensive.  In fact, there’s tons of free things to do in Los Angeles. Our weather allows for an average of 284 sunny days a year.  Even if it’s not the perfect amount of sunshine, the remaining days should be pretty much clear of rain, since our average annual rainfall hovers around 15 inches.  So the first thing on our “free” list includes exploring the great outdoors.  Places like Runyon Canyon and Griffith Park are great starting locations for a hike in the hills above Hollywood. While in Griffith Park, visit the observatory.  It’s one of the 

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Mardi Gras at Farmers Market LA

The 29th Annual Mardi Gras at Farmers Market LA _________________________ Want a little family-friendly New Orleans fun here on the West Coast?  Check out the 29th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration at The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles.  The event takes place on February 10th and 11th and Fat Tuesday, February 13th. Festivities start on Saturday the 10th from 10-12N with the 11th Annual Mutti Gras Pet Parade and Costume Contest.  This is a must for dog-lovers.  The Farmers Market has partnered with their tenant, The Dog Bakery, for this event. Also on the 10th, look for the strolling Zydeco Mudbugs, and Sean the Stolling Jester working the crowds between 12p-3p.  The King and Queen Crowning Decoration along with The 

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The Best Holiday Shopping in Los Angeles

The Best Holiday Shopping in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica ________________ Old school and want to avoid buying everything online this holiday season? Look no further than the many shopping opportunities in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. Of course there’s the granddaddy of luxury shopping experiences on Rodeo Drive and neighboring streets. Here, you’ll find every major designer name imaginable, from Cartier, to Chanel to Louis Vuitton. Along Wilshire Blvd., just off Rodeo Drive, visit Barney’s New York, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus. Santa Monica and Venice Beach have Montana Avenue, The 3rd Street Promenade, Main Street and the boutique heavy Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Near Beverly Hills, the newly renovated Westfield Shopping Mall is better 

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