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Special Events in Los Angeles and the L.A. Metro area

Special Events in Los Angeles and the L.A. Metro area

This events guide features all the information we have on events in Los Angeles and the L.A. Metro area. The guide covers theatres featured on this website so you may wish to check local listings for any additional theatre tours available in Los Angeles and the L.A. Metro area. Enjoy your event!



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Broadway Historic Theatre District

Broadway Historic Theatre District

Los Angeles: Downtown


Broadway Historic Theatre and Commercial District Walking Tour

10am

Broadway Historic Theatre and Commercial District Walking Tour

The Los Angeles Conservancy Link opens in new window runs weekly tours of the Broadway Historic Theatre District. Subject to availability, the tour visits the interiors of one or more of the following theatres: Los Angeles Theatre, The Theatre at Ace Hotel (formerly United Artists Theatre), Orpheum Theatre.

Access is not guaranteed to any theatres due to events programming and logistics on the day so call ahead for details if you are concerned.

Tours run every Saturday at 10am and last approximately 2.5 hours. Tickets $10.

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Dolby Theatre

Dolby Theatre

Los Angeles: Hollywood


Theatre Tours

Daily, at various times from 11am to 3pm

Theatre Tours

Step Beyond The Red Carpet! Experience all of the renowned elegance and celebrity glamour that the Home of the Academy Awards® has to offer!

See an Oscar® statuette, visit our Dolby Lounge and other exclusive celebrity hot spots, plus view images from previous Academy Awards® ceremonies.

Tour is a thirty minute walking tour that includes several flights of stairs. Disabled guests can be easily accommodated, but please advise the theatre at the time of ticket purchase.

The Dolby Theatre is an operating facility with a busy performance schedule. Access to certain areas of the theatre is subject to performance schedules. For more information, please contact Dolby Theatre customer service at (323) 308-6300.

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El Capitan Theatre

El Capitan Theatre

Los Angeles: Hollywood


Theatre Tour

Daily, usually 8:30am

Theatre Tour

** Due to the Covid-19 pandemic theatre tours are on hiatus until further notice **

45-minute docent guided tour, $12 per person includes: El Capitan Theatre and Hollywood history; behind-the-scenes “fun facts” and special event highlights; Wall of Fame and lobbies; Lower Lounge and exclusive displays; Theatre Auditorium; Backstage areas, including Sherman Brothers Star Dressing Room; photo opportunity with the mighty Wurlitzer Organ.

Tour tickets are available at the theatre, and walk-ups are welcome. Advance reservations by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 Link opens in new window but are not required.

Note that each tour is unique. Tour locations may vary based on the theatre production schedule and showtimes. Tours are subject to availability and may change without prior notice.

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Los Angeles Music Center

Los Angeles Music Center

Los Angeles: Downtown


Campus Tour

Daily Tours

Campus Tour

Docent-led tours are currently on hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Self-guided tours are still running, subject to daily operations.

Docent-led tours take visitors through much of the interior space and throughout the gardens while presenting the highlights of the architecturally stunning building. Individual guests or tour groups up to 14 people: complimentary. Docent-led tours are offered select days at 12pm and 1:15pm; lasting approximately 60 minutes. Tours begin in the Grand Lobby of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Note: tours of the Walt Disney Concert Hall do not include the auditorium due to a near constant rehearsal, performance and special event schedule.

The Music Center offers free self-guided audio tours of its iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall year-round. The fully revamped tour takes visitors through the Concert Hall’s history from conception to completion. Narrated by Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow, the tour provides insight from visionary architect Frank Gehry and other key contributors. New technology allows visitors to use their smartphones to follow the tour and hear behind-the-scenes details about the planning, thought and design that went into the construction of this architectural and auditory masterpiece. For visitors not using a smartphone, Podcatchers are available at the Tour check-In table in the Grand Lobby.

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TCL Chinese Theatre

TCL Chinese Theatre

Los Angeles: Hollywood


Theatre Tour

Daily, various times

Theatre Tour

The TCL Chinese Theatres Tour is the only tour in Hollywood where you learn the history of our cinema palace from inside and out. The Tour features stories and fun facts from the theatres beginnings to today, ranging from Hollywood premieres, to imprint ceremonies of your favorite celebrities in the Forecourt of the Stars.

So step off the red carpet and walk through the golden doors of this Movie Palace of the Stars on our exclusive 30 minute Walking Tour. A visit to Hollywood is not complete without this stroll through Hollywood movie history.

Tours are offered 7 days a week excluding special events. Please call for up-to-date availability (323) 463-9576 or email tours@chinesetheatres.com. Group rates are available.

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Million Dollar Theatre

Million Dollar Theatre

Los Angeles: Downtown


Bloody Valentines: “Queen of the Damned”

10th February 2023, 6pm

Bloody Valentines: “Queen of the Damned”

Street Food Cinema and TIL Events presents Bloody Valentines at Million Dollar Theatre!

Bring your special someone for a night of live comedy, photo opportunities, audience games and more. Enjoy wine, beer and specialty cocktails at our Lovers Lounge. Valentines Slides available for purchase, spill your guts out on screen before the film!

“Queen of the Damned”: in this loose sequel to Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), the vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the equally beautiful and monstrous queen of all vampires. Duration 1 hour 41 minutes. Rating R.

Doors 6pm. Movie 8pm.

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Million Dollar Theatre

Million Dollar Theatre

Los Angeles: Downtown


Bloody Valentines: “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

11th February 2023, 6pm

Bloody Valentines: “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

Street Food Cinema and TIL Events presents Bloody Valentines at Million Dollar Theatre!

Bring your special someone for a night of live comedy, photo opportunities, audience games and more. Enjoy wine, beer and specialty cocktails at our Lovers Lounge. Valentines Slides available for purchase, spill your guts out on screen before the film!

“Bram Stoker’s Dracula”: the centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker’s fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land. Duration 2 hours 8 minutes. Rating R.

Doors 6pm. Movie 8pm.

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Los Angeles Theatre

Los Angeles Theatre

Los Angeles: Downtown


“Amelie” & Valentine’s Ball

14th February 2023, 8:30pm

“Amelie” & Valentine’s Ball

Celebrate La Vie en Rose this Valentine’s Day with the fabulous world of Amelie Link opens in new window.

Shy and spritely Amelie (Audrey Tatou) is a dreamer with more emotions than she knows what to do with. A random act of kindness sets Amelie on a whirling mission of marvels and mischief as she brings a spark of magic to the lives of her quirky coterie. But when Amelie meets Nino, the man of her dreams, can she overcome her heart of glass and let magic into her life? Get swept up in a carousel ride of whimsy and wonder with a cinematic flight of fancy sure to make your heart flutter and your toes curl.

Revel in romantic surprises when the City of Lights comes to Los Angeles Theatre. Escape with magic and reverie around every corner from the balconies to the ballroom. Get flirty and desserty with candy treats, concessions favorites, and many delicious morsels to amuse your bouche. L’amour is in the air with a full bar and specialty cocktails. Leave your heart on the ballroom floor with DJ sets before and after the film. Our dazzling Free Photobooth will let you take home a Valentine commemorating your fabulous date with destiny.

Formal dress or themed attire is required, so give your wardrobe extra flourish. Guests must be 21+ to attend.

Doors 7pm. Movie 8:30pm. Tickets $44 - $88.

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Million Dollar Theatre

Million Dollar Theatre

Los Angeles: Downtown


Bloody Valentines: “Jennifer’s Body”

14th February 2023, 6pm

Bloody Valentines: “Jennifer’s Body”

Street Food Cinema presents Bloody Valentines at Million Dollar Theatre!

Jennifer’s Body Link opens in new window: A newly-possessed high-school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror? Rating: R.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY CABARET VERSATILE: Based in Los Angeles, Cabaret Versatile is the only company to represent the culture of authentic French Cabaret in California in addition to offering traditional showgirls entertainment. Performing in public, the company also offers high-class private performances for all kinds of special events. Through a magical experience full of surprises, Cabaret Versatile creates unforgettable moments of glamour and elegance.

Doors 6pm. Movie 8pm.

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Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Los Angeles: Greater Metropolitan Area


“Fire of Georgia”

3rd March 2023, 8pm

“Fire of Georgia”

The Royal National Ballet present the “Fire of Georgia” program.

Direct from Tbilisi, Georgia, World Touring brings the Royal National Ballet with a new program “Fire of Georgia”.

From the first days of its creation, the Dance Company has been the pride of its country. The Company has enjoyed wide popularity, due to its original, distinguished choreography and high professionalism of dancers. The dancers were charmingly wholehearted and skillful. The staging was sleek and the costumes were gorgeous…” After their recent tour to Poland, the Polish newspaper wrote: “The performance of the Royal National Ballet was an unexpected revelation for us.”

The Dance Company’s popularity is growing every year; and with every year grows the number of people around the world that admires their vital talent. The Dance Company of Georgia is very anxious to come to the United States for the first time, where their performances will be met with great anticipation, appreciation and love.

Tickets $35 - $79.

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Shrine Auditorium, University Park

Shrine Auditorium, University Park

Los Angeles: Greater Metropolitan Area


Open House

4th March 2023, 10am-2pm

Open House

Al Malaikah Shriners’ OPEN HOUSE, Saturday 4th March 2023. FREE EVENT 10am to 2pm.

Food and fun for everyone! Classic car show! Come tour the Al Malaikah museums!

Come visit and tour the historic Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, located downtown next to USC. The Shrine has hosted many prestigious events such as the Academy Awards, the Grammy’s the SAG Awards, People’s Choice Awards, BET Awards and more!

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Dolby Theatre

Dolby Theatre

Los Angeles: Hollywood


The 95th Academy Awards

12th March 2023, 5pm

The 95th Academy Awards

The 95th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2022 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

During the ceremony, AMPAS will present Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in over 20 categories. The ceremony will be televised live in the United States by ABC.

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Dolby Theatre

Dolby Theatre

Los Angeles: Hollywood


“The Batman” In Concert

15th April 2023, 7:30pm

“The Batman” In Concert

An all-new global touring film concert series, “DC In Concert”, debuts with the box office smash, The Batman (2022) Link opens in new window. Experience the caped crusader like never before as a live symphony orchestra performs the blockbuster movie’s captivating score alongside the film for an unforgettable live concert experience.

Released March 4, 2022, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Batman” is set around Bruce Wayne in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne. Two years of stalking the streets as the Batman, striking fear into the hearts of criminals, has led Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City.

Pricing: $45 / $70 / $90 / $105 / $120. Tickets for "The Batman In Concert" will go on sale November 11, 2022. For information please check MGPLive.com Link opens in new window.

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