Rose Bowl Game and Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills welcome the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Stanford Cardinals on January 1st, 2016.  With the popular Rose Parade in the morning attracting about 1 million curbside viewers and the Rose Bowl Stadium capacity of approximately 92,000, Pasadena will certainly be jammed packed with visitors.  Some guests stay about 35 minutes west in areas like Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It’s a short scenic trip, as the Santa Monica Mountain Range nestles up to the stunning San Gabriel Mountain Range bordering Pasadena. Planning your visit?  Check out Glitterati Tours “LA Info” tab on things to do, restaurants, and hotels. From The Tournament of Roses Official Website: 2016 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Ken Burns 

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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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Broadway L.A. Holiday Schedule for Pantages Theatre

If you’re coming to Los Angeles over the holidays, make sure to order your tickets in advance for our legendary Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Here’s some upcoming shows for December 2015, and January 2016 at The Pantages Theatre: RIVERDANCE – The 20th Anniversary World Tour December 1 – December 6, 2015 The international Irish dance phenomenon returns by popular demand with RIVERDANCE – The 20th Anniversary World Tour 2 Hours (Including Intermission) IF/THEN December 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016 Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (Wicked, Frozen) returns to her acclaimed performance in the National Tour of IF/THEN, alongside her Broadway costars James Snyder (Cry-Baby), Anthony Rapp (RENT) & Tony Award winner La Chanze. 2 Hours and 35 Minutes (Including 

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W Hotel Hollywood New Years Eve Party

It’s never too early to plan for a Hollywood New Years Eve Party! From JBP Events: EVENT DETAILS FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015: W Hollywood NYE 2016 at W Hollywood Hotel 6th Annual NYE Countdown at the W Hollywood W Hollywood NYE 2016 On Thursday, December 31st 2015, the W invites you to shine like a star and take center stage on New Year’s Eve 2015-2016, at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine, 9:30 PM. Sip, mix and mingle inside the W Hollywood as you ring in the 2016 New Year with glitz and glam of Tinseltown. The W Hollywood guarantees to be the epicenter of New Year’s Eve celebration in Los Angeles nightlife. This annual event which started in 

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Rates for Sightseeing Tours of Beverly Hills and L.A.

**The following will now be implemented after the 1st of December, as opposed to November 25th: For the first time in our many years of conducting tours of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, Glitterati Tours will be making a slight rate increase effective November 25th, 2015.  The increase will be approximately $10 per hour.  The cost of doing business in Los Angeles, and California in general, doesn’t come cheap.  We Angelenos with small — and large businesses — tend to pay more for fuel, advertising, permits, insurances, regulations, and taxes.   Any guest that has made an inquiry or booking via email or phone prior to November 25th, will be guaranteed our current lower rate.  Coming up in December, Glitterati 

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Upcoming Ceremonies for the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Coming to Los Angeles and want a guaranteed celebrity sighting?!  Check out the official website for the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Here’s some recent announcements from their site: “The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is excited to announce our newest honorees to the Walk of Fame. After much deliberation, we feel that we have selected a great group of talent for this coveted award. Fans from around the world will be thrilled to hear that their favorite celebrities will be honored on our world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame,” stated Schultz. “We look forward to welcoming these great talents to our Walk of Fame family.” Remember, usually for every star honored, approximately 5 to 10 other famous stars show up 

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Things to do for Halloween in Los Angeles and Hollywood

It’s never too early to get the word out on things to do for Halloween in Los Angeles.  Even the local stores have been fully stocked with all things Halloween for over 3 weeks now.  As this holiday picks up steam around the world, keep in mind that there’s no other place that does more to celebrate Halloween than L.A., especially this year, since it falls on a Saturday! Here’s some great stuff for Halloween in Los Angeles: From the Official Visit West Hollywood website: The largest Halloween street party in the world happens in West Hollywood on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Admission is free to this world-famous event, which includes live music and entertainment on multiple stages along Santa 

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Tours from Burbank Bob Hope Airport

Glitterati Private Tours of Los Angeles is now offering city sightseeing tours from Burbank Bob Hope Airport, which is conveniently located just over the hill from Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  With tours from Burbank, add 1/2 hour of tour time to the first column on our “Rates” page.  For years, Glitterati Tours has also been offering tours departing from LAX Los Angeles Airport, and these usually require an additional hour added to our tours (2nd column on our rates page). Tours from Burbank are fantastic for guests with long layovers, or for guests requesting a tour and then a drop off at their local Hollywood or Beverly Hills hotel or venue.  Our SUV’s can accommodate up to 7 guests, and 

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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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Celebrity Sightings and Home Tours in Beverly Hills and Hollywood

On our blog, we only report our celebrity sightings when they take place in a public space. While we often see them at their homes, private parties, the gym, in a medical office, pharmacy, a place of worship, hotels we do business with, or other expected private locations, we won’t blog about it on our Glitterati Tours website. -Sandra Bullock and Brad Garrett (different tables) at a West Hollywood restaurant located on Melrose Ave. -Same restaurant, but different night— Sylvester Stallone, Kathy Griffin, Judd Apatow, and John Singleton. -Keanu Reeves on his motorcycle along the Sunset Strip. -Matthew Perry driving his fancy black sports car on La Cienega. -Kim Kardashian arriving for her book signing at DASH. -The Kardashian clan 

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