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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Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

Runyon Canyon is one of many outdoor recreational areas spread out along the hills above Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  Thousands of locals and visitors daily take advantage of the hiking trails throughout Runyon Canyon to exercise and take in some of the best views of Hollywood.  From its many peaks, a visitor can see Downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, the San Gabriel Mountain Range, Century City, and landmarks such as The Dolby Theatre and Capitol Records. Runyon Canyon has over 160 acres accessible from Vista or Fuller on the Hollywood side (or enter through Wattles mansion and gardens via a back foot path).  From the north side, one can enter via Mulholland Drive.  Parking can be tough, especially on 

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Outfest Los Angeles July 9th-19th, 2015

Outfest Los Angeles 2015 is currently underway with special LGBT screenings through July 19th. Venues include The Directors Guild of America on Sunset Blvd., Harmony Gold Theatre, Hollywood Forever Cemetery (yes, awesome screenings here near the final resting place of superstars Douglas Fairbanks, Tyrone Power, Mickey Rooney, and Rudolph Valentino), The Montalban Theatre, and The Orpheum Theatre in Downtown L.A. From the official OUTFEST LA website: The 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival continues our proud tradition of bringing you the best in LGBT storytelling, making sure that our entire community is reflected in the stories we show onscreen. There is so much to celebrate in this year’s lineup. We have exciting new venues to explore; we’re putting a 

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Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego

Comic-Con is currently underway July 9th-12th, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center.  This amazing convention showcases fantasy and science fiction films, TV, and pop culture related entertainment with toys, video games, fantasy novels, anime, and webcomics.  Well over 100,000 fans will attend this years event.  Special guests include some of the biggest names in Hollywood, with actors, directors, writers, artists and producers introducing guests to their latest projects. Need a break from Comic-Con and all the action or have some extra time?  In just under 3-hours, one can make their way north to Los Angeles.  Enjoy the Southern California sunshine, and see the birthplace of quite a bit that is being showcased at the convention down south.  Major studios 

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Titans of the Ice Age 3d at The La Brea Tar Pits in L.A.

Adults and kids visiting Los Angeles should definitely make a stop at The La Brea Tar Pits.  Glitterati Tours can do a brief introduction to the pits during our “Essential LA” tour, but we recommend guests explore this area on their own before or after their tour.  We remind guests that there is quite a bit in our city that can be self-guided. This unique chunk of land in the heart of Hollywood, has produced a treasure trove of ice age fossils.  When at The La Brea Tar Pits, make sure to check out The Page Museum, and for a limited time, Titans of the Ice Age 3D. Titans of the Ice Age 3D The La Brea Story Journey to 

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Booking Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Tours For Summer

We remind guests all the time to book Los Angeles and Beverly Hills tours early, and prior to getting to our city.  Typically, June can be a little slower before the rush of July and August summer vacationers, but not this year.  We exit June with a full calendar–it’s been pretty solid for the last 3 weeks.  We’ve seen guests from India, the U.K., Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Nigeria, China, Japan, Russia, and of course the United States, taking advantage of our slightly cooler (June Gloom) temperatures. We are a smaller Los Angeles private tour company, and intend to keep it that way.  We can focus on what we do best, and specialize in the details that make Glitterati 

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