Fall and Winter Tours of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

Wow!  What a summer for Los Angeles and Beverly Hills with Glitterati Tours.  We were nearly booked solid from mid-June through mid-August.  Many days, we turned down about a dozen tours from referrals, international travel agents, and our concierge family at many of the local 5-star hotels throughout Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Santa Monica.  August has been incredibly unpredictable.  Thus far, in like a lion and out like a lamb.  As we write this, the end of August has dropped off we pre-bookings.  As school schedules change year by year, this inevitably changes the tourism season.   Years ago, it was almost guaranteed that September 15th was a back-to-school date nationwide.  Not the case anyone. This summer, 

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LAX Los Angeles Tour Departures During Busy Holiday Periods

Glitterati Tours is thrilled to be one of the few private charter tour companies with LAX Los Angeles tour access.  Our access to pickup guests at LAX requires special permits and a security clearance via transponders on all of our vehicles. This affords guests with an extended layover –or a tour before ending at their local hotel –the opportunity to see the best that L.A. has to offer. With the busy seasons like July and August, as well as the holidays around December and Spring Break, sometimes it’s tough to schedule pickups at LAX.  There is a 3.5 hour minimum when picking up for LAX Los Angeles tour departures.  If there’s other tours on the books on your potential tour 

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See Star Wars in L.A. in Popular and Legendary Theaters

In tinseltown and want to catch a screening of the record-breaking Stars Wars in L.A.? Catch a showing now at the best venues that Los Angeles has to offer. Enjoy an afternoon of people watching, dining and shopping before or after seeing the film at The Grove Los Angeles.  The Pacific’s The Grove Theatre is located in the heart of this popular complex.  Plus, you’re right next door to the Original Farmers Market L.A. See Star Wars in L.A. at The Vista Theatre in the Silverlake/Los Feliz section of town. This is a single screen theater that has been going strong since 1923. In Downtown Los Angeles near LA Live, catch The Force Awakens at Regal LA Live, which is 

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Los Angeles Halloween Family Fun at Farmers Market

Los Angeles Halloween events are everywhere — at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Universal Studios, Disneyland, West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, and the tourist and local favorite, Farmers Market L.A. From The Original Farmers Market L.A. website: Fall is officially here and we have great fun in store for all! Join us in celebrating 81 years of great family fun with our longest-running event, Fall Festival, on Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18. Did you know Fall Festival started just a few months after the Market opened in 1934? Originally created to celebrate the fall harvest, Fall Festival featured a parade with floats built by Market tenants to promote their businesses. You may not see a parade this year, but you will 

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Private L.A. Tours Departing from LAX or Hotels

When guests inquire about private L.A. tours, they always ask whether their guide can pick them up at their local hotel.  The answer is YES!  Because every tour we do is private, Glitterati Tours can pick up guests anywhere in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Venice Beach, or Downtown L.A.  We also have been granted special permission to pick up guests directly at their terminal at LAX Los Angeles International Airport. We remind guests that pickups outside of the general vicinity of Hollywood/Beverly Hills can add approximately 1-hour to their tour time.  We’ve laid out 2 time tables on the Glitterati Tours “Rates” page on our website.   This would include the beach communities of Santa Monica & Venice, 

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Valentine’s Day Goodies at Farmers Market L.A.

Love is in the air and Cupid is descending upon the Farmers Market L.A. once more. Be sure to check out these special occasion treats just for your Valentine! Take a stroll to Short Cake Bakery for sweet offerings ranging from Raspberry Macarons with Rose Water Buttercream to Chocolate Truffles and Strawberry Red Velvet Cake with Marscapone Cream Cheese Frosting (available by the slice or whole 6″ cakes). Make this Valentine’s Day even sweeter with decadent handmade toffee and fudge from Littlejohn’s English Toffee and special mouth-watering confections from The Magic Nut & Candy Co. Think Valentine’s themed candied apples and so much more! Among the wide array of heart-shaped candies and chocolates available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, located on 

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Mardi Gras at The Original Farmers Market L.A.

Let the Good Times Roll! Sat & Sun, February 14-15 & Fat Tuesday, February 17 The 26th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration returns to the corner of 3rd and Fairfax! Join The Original Farmers Market February 14, 15 (Valentine’s Day weekend) & Fat Tuesday, February 17 for the finest New Orleans party west of the Big Easy. This year’s activities at The Original Farmers Market will feature the best in live Mardi Gras and Zydeco music, including Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Bros and Grammy-nominated Lisa Haley & The Zydekats, strolling parade bands, authentic New Orleans food and drink, beads, activities for kids, the Mutti Gras Pet Parade and more! So, don’t think twice about where to go for Valentine’s Day. 

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Hollywood Farmers Market and Holiday Activities

The Original Hollywood Farmers Market is THE place to be this holiday season. Join them December 19-24 for a festive line-up of free musical performances, arts and crafts, a Chanukah Celebration and more! Holiday Fun kicks off this Friday, December 19 with Nayanna Holley’s Jazzy Christmas on the West Patio from 7-9pm. The fun continues through Christmas Eve with a “Mele Kalikimaka” holiday hula show, strolling Yuletide carolers, a variety show with Kid and Nic, a Merry Latin Christmas show with salsa star Johnny Polanco, arts and crafts, and lots of holiday cheer!   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 Yuletide Carolers “Mele Kalikimaka” Holiday Hula Show A Down Home Musical Christmas Featuring: • E.B.’s Holiday Ranch Party • Front Porch Band SUNDAY, 

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What’s Happening in Los Angeles in December?

No polar vortex here…yet!?  Los Angeles in December is typically dry with cool nights, and a light breeze.  You want a white Christmas…don’t come to L.A.  Glitterati Tours has listed a handful of events to enjoy when in Los Angeles in December.  Remember, pre-book for everything.  This includes hotels, restaurants, studio tours, city tours of L.A., and Broadway-style shows.  While most locals depart for the east coast, and the midwest, the city is still full of visitors and tourists taking advantage of our lively city, and great weather.  Plus, the Rose Bowl games around New Years, bring in approximately 120,000 extra guests. -Into The Woods at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Plays from December 2nd-21st, 2014. -Enjoy 

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