Discover LA: West Hollywood
For this month’s Discover LA series, we check out the five best hotspots in West Hollywood.
Right smack in the center of Los Angeles is a fabulous gem called West Hollywood. Known for its energetic nightlife, hip restaurants, and unparalleled shopping, WeHo is one of the trendiest spots in the city. The infamous Sunset Strip is dripping in Hollywood history with venues such as Whiskey a Go Go, the Comedy Store, and the Chateau Marmont. West Hollywood sits between Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, and is rightfully dubbed the “creative city.” With such an eclectic personality, the possibilities in West Hollywood are endless. Here are some of our top places in West Hollywood and why.
Catch the sunset at E.P. & L.P Rooftop Bar
With a beautiful view of the Hollywood Hills and an impeccable menu, you can’t go wrong with the L.P. Rooftop Bar. Pop by the bar for a sunset cocktail or indulge in a delicious dinner with your girlfriends on a warm summer night. Switch it up and catch a rooftop movie while overlooking the city, as L.P. hosts the legendary Melrose Rooftop Theatre series. Fan favorites like Pulp Fiction, A Star is Born, and 10 Things I Hate About You (a Blowfish Malibu team fave, FYI) are just a few films in their rotation. Not only is L.P. Rooftop Bar a fabulous evening out with friends, it’s a great spot for a date night. It is sponsored by Tinder, after all.
603 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood 90069
Grab a martini at Chateau Marmont
Indulge in celebrity history (and sightings) at the Chateau Marmont Hotel. Considered, “as closely associated with glamour as a hotel can be” by Conde Nast Traveler, this iconic space will have anyone feeling like an A-list celeb. Sitting high above Sunset Boulevard, the “castle on the hill” is known for its scandalous historic Hollywood stories, as much as its beauty and prestige. But if you are looking for a more relaxed feel, check out the beautiful outdoor patio – it’s perfect for sipping a Marmont Mule on a warm summer day.
8221 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood 90046
Participate in Hamburger Mary’s Diva Bingo
Next stop is the infamous Hamburger Mary’s Bingo, praised as the best bingo in LA (and I agree)! This fabulous game night is hosted by glamorous, show-stopping drag queens that you will absolutely fall in love with. If it’s been awhile since you let your hair down and just had some fun, this spot is for you. Come for a night full of laughs, games, and prizes! Fair warning: they may smack you so wear some thick jeans.
Wednesday at 7pm and 9pm
Sunday night at 6pm and 8pm
8288 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood 90046
Discover Melrose Avenue Shopping District
Ready to do some shopping but don’t want to go to the mall? Look no more! Melrose Avenue is a Los Angeles shopping event everyone must experience. Miles upon miles of perfectly curated vintage stores, art galleries, and a variety of restaurants and coffee shops line the Instagram-worthy streets. Bring your family, bring your friends, because Melrose has something for everyone. Explore east of Fairfax Avenue for an edgy look, or head west of Fairfax for upscale stores. On Sundays, check out the Melrose Trading Post flea market for a great mix of pop-up shops.
Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood 90048
Catch a show at the Troubadour
Going to a show at the Troubadour will remind you of the time you snuck out of your parents house as a teenager to see your first live concert. This nostalgic, iconic venue is one of the smaller, intimate spaces in Los Angeles so fans can get up close and personal with their favorite acts. And the Troubadour has hosted some of the greats! Elton John, John Legend, and Red Hot Chili Peppers are just a few of the performers who have graced this legendary stage. You never know who will make their next big break so get your tickets now. Check out the lineup here.
9081 N Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood 90069
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