4th of July Things To Do in L.A.

Summer is officially in full swing after the solstice last week which means 4th of July celebrations are in order. Throughout Los Angeles there will be celebrations and fireworks all over the city. If you are visiting from out of town, here’s a few 4th of July things to do in L.A. You may want to stop by and check them out to help bring in America’s favorite summer holiday and the good ol’ Red, White, and Blue.Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl ​- This year the Hollywood Bowl is back at it with another Fireworks Spectacular show. The Go-Go’s will be taking over the stage to accompany the light show. Not just on the 4th, but the 2nd and 3rd 

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Los Angeles Summer Things to Do

Los Angeles Summer Things to Do, Including the Areas of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica ________________ In just about a week when we hit the U.S. holiday of Memorial Day, summer officially starts in the minds of many.  Temperatures will start to rise, and everyone will seek the comfort of pools, dips in the ocean, outdoor restaurants with a cross-breeze, and air-conditioning. Summer temps in Los Angeles usually hover around the 80’s or 90’s, but we typically get short term heatwaves in July, August and September that could hit about 105F (41C).  At least it’s normally a dry heat with very low humidity, unlike places such as Hawaii, Florida or New York, where you can dry off from a 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season

The Hollywood Bowl is up and at again for their 2018 season, and tickets are now on sale for all of their upcoming events for this Spring and Summer season. The Hollywood Bowl line-up is always one of variety, and there is something for everyone. This year is no exception with shows from Annie the Musical, to viewings of the original Star Wars with a live orchestra! Sprinkle in some Diana Ross, Kevin Hart, and Sing-a-Longs of some of America’s favorite movie musicals (think Grease and Sound of Music!) As always the L.A. Philharmonic will be playing throughout with some of the great conductors of our age. If the amazing entertainment isn’t already fantastic enough, remember that you can bring 

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Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer

Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer and Booking the Must-Visits in the City ___________________ We are between two of the busiest travel seasons here in Los Angeles.  Spring Break, and the summer months.  We often see a slight slow down during late April and May, as we plan for a massive amount of visitors over June, July and August.  The Spring Break period this year never seemed to end.  Normally, we see everyone at once, but this year it was nicely staggered, with guests coming in from New York and New Jersey, Boston, the southern states, and the West Coast all at different times — along with a huge amount of families from Canada, Australia, Germany, South America, South Africa, 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season Calendar

It’s right around the corner.  That amazing time of year when the Hollywood Bowl prepares for their summer season.  They’ve released their 2018 calendar, with much more to come. Look into series packages, including Classical Tuesdays and Thursdays with The Los Angeles Philharmonic (with Gustavo Dudamel and guest conductors), Jazz at the Bowl (with Herbie Hancock as Creative Chair for jazz), Weekend Spectaculars, KCRW’s World Festival, Sunday Sunset Concerts and Special Concerts.  These special events are available for subscribers immediately, and open to the general public that purchase 5-or-More on March 20th, 2018.  Single ticket sales start on April 29th, 2018 at 10AM. Some of the many highlights for the Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season Calendar included Paul Simon’s “Homeward Bound” 

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Los Angeles Activities for Fall

Los Angeles Activities for Fall Months of September and October As we wrap up summer, we start by sending thanks to our many visitors throughout the busy months of June, July and August. We posted a few times about the mystery of what the season would bring, but we are pleased to have been sold out most days during our busiest period of the year. We greeted guests from the U.S., Canada, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Spain, France, Mexico, Ireland, Ukraine, UAE, New Zealand, and dozens of other countries. We might see tourism slow down a bit during September-November, before we pick right back up again for the holiday season. The next 

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4th of July Events Around Los Angeles

Enjoy the many 4th of July events around Los Angeles! 4th of July events around Los Angeles are numerous.  Check out the 2 bowls — The Hollywood Bowl and The Rose Bowl, among dozens of others great spots. Join multi-platinum selling recording artists, Pentatonix, at The Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday, July 4th.  The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra will back up the group as they perform patriotic music, followed by a fireworks display. The Rose Bowl will have all day celebrations.  Get there as early as 2pm for the kids to enjoy the best in 4th of July food offerings, jumping castles, games and crafts.  Fireworks shoot off at 9PM. Marina Del Rey will have their annual fireworks display starting at 9PM. 

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What’s Happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

What’s happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills recently, and in the near future?  Quite a bit, as always.  The Los Angeles area welcomes a handful of new hotels including The Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles, The Dream Hotel in Hollywood, and The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills.  The Waldorf is the latest in luxury in the heart of Beverly Hills.  Their general neighbors include The Peninsula, The Montage Beverly Hills, The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The SLS, The Beverly Wilshire Hotel and The Hotel Bel Air.  The Waldorf shares a lot with the legendary Beverly Hilton Hotel, once known as the Merv Griffin Hotel, and the annual host of The Golden Globe Awards (sadly, 

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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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