Los Angeles 

Vibe Check 

Known for being the place where dreams come true, its not surprising that its the home for many celebs, influencers, and entertainment professionals. It's the city where you can literally go anywhere and you'd probably run into someone you've seen on TV. It's so big that its aesthetic is diverse depending on where you are in the city so be prepared for absolutely anything. 

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Where to Party 

From parties in the hills to clubbing in WEHO to bar hopping down Santa Monica BLVD, LA is known for the biggest events and the biggest names. Celebs often throw parties or are seen at the clubs so don't get too starstruck or you might get yourself kicked out. 

  • Ballet - Nightclub, Fridays are Reggaeton vibes, Saturdays are hip hop vibes, really pretty aesthetic (think pink and sparkly). 

  • Bootsy Bellows - Popular nightclub with a 1940's vibe, known for the dancing puppets and celebs that go, most popular days are Tues/Fri, also located in party destination Aspen. 

  • Bungalow Cozy beach house inspired restaurant & lounge, outdoor patio with fire pits & couches, game room w/ pool table, + a spacious main bar room, great for birthdays & groups 

  • Doheny Room - Also a lounge, small but don't underestimate the amount of fun it is, serves food by iron chef Masaharu Morimoto. Best nights to party here are Thursdays + Fridays.

  • Highlight Room Rooftop pool + Bar, pretty photos, Most popular night is Wednesday.

  • Hyde - Nightclub where most celebs go to be low key, has the best layout, most popular days are Thurs/Sat.

  • Nightingale - Nightclub, biggest venue, mostly EDM/Mainstream music, most popular on Fri/Sat, a lot of performances from different artists.

  • PH Day Club - Day club + restaurant, luxury penthouse style, only on Sundays, a different theme every Sunday, athletes like going. 

  • Poppy - Nightclub, mostly hip hop music, Wednesdays are country nights (w/ a mechanical bull), smaller venue, most celebs go here when they want to be seen, most popular with celebrities (a little bit of an arrogant vibe, but if you bring your fav girls you'll have fun). 

  • The Abbey American food + bar, LGBTQ bar, 3 diff bars and a dancing area, outdoor + indoor.

  • Warwick - Nightclub, classic 1920's decor (although newly renovated), a lot of artists perform here, a of influencers are known to go here, a ton of cute picture spots. 

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Major Events 

Award shows, Movie premieres, Halloween parties, Celeb birthday celebrations, countless festivals, and so much more is put on here. LA gives you the option of going out every day of the week with the endless amount of events always happening.  

  • Beyond Wonderland -  Every August, 2 day EDM festival, Alice in wonderland themed, performers, themed characters, multidimensional environments (Caterpillar garden, Mad Hatters Castle, The Rabbit Hole), top DJ’s perform (Alison Wonderland, Code Black, Party Favour, Diplo, Audiotistic).

  • Camp Flog Gnaw Every November, 2 day festival at Dodgers stadium, by Tyler The Creator, all ages music fest & carnival, past performances include Kanye, Kid Kudi, A$ap Rocky, SZA, & the infamous Drake performance where he got booed off stage.

  • CoachellaEvery May, has 2 weeks you can choose from, 3 day festival, biggest festival in California, Top artists perform (Kanye, Beyonce, Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, ETC), the theme is desert festival, camping available, foodie heaven, a ton of A list parties hosted (Bootsy Bellows, Zanyara, Revolvefest), if celebs don’t perform they all attend.

  • Day Trip Festival - Every fourth of July, 2 day festival, house music, gourmet food, a ton of performers (Diplo, Claptone, Meduza, AC Slater).

  • Escape Every Halloween, 2 day festival, Halloween themed, costumes recommended, DJs (DJ Snake, Jauz, Green Velvet), Halloween characters.

  • Grammys Every February, a star studded award show celebrating the music industry, top artists perform + attend, huge parties that weekend.

  • Hard SummerEvery July, 2 day EDM festival, a classic rave, top performers (Future, DJ Snake, RL Grime, 2 chainz, Dillon Francis, Don Toliver).

  • Lightning in a bottleEvery May, 5 day camp out +boutique camping available, music, art, food, yoga, workshops, & more, located Buena Vista Lake.

  • Oscars Every February, A star studded award show celebrating Film, Everyone in film and television attends, it's one of the most prestigious award shows, usually parties that entire weekend. 

  • Red, White, and Bootsy - Every fourth of July, at Nobu Malibu, a ton of celebs go, very hard to get into, Ubers are extremely expensive. If you can get in its worth making your way to Malibu for the day/night. 

  • Rolling Loud Every December, 3 day hip hop festival, huge artists and celebs perform and attend (Kid Cuddi, Chris Brown, French Montana).

  • Splash House Every July/August (usually one week in July and then one week in August), 2 day festival, after hours performers, located in 3 iconic hotels in palm springs (Renaissance, Saguaro, Riviera), house music, bathing suit attire, basically one big pool party.

  • Stagecoach Every May, usually the week after Coachella, 3 day country music festival, top country artists perform, country themed attire.

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A-List Hotels

With countless hotels in this glamorous city, the hotel atmosphere is competitive. From the boujee Beverly Hills hotel to the boutique Mama Shelter, don't be surprised if your neighbor is a celebrity. 

  • Andaz Perfect WEHO location and pretty fancy, known as the hotel to stay at if you want to go all out, also located in party locations NY + Scottsdale. 

  • Beverly Hills Hotel - A classic LA spot, super expensive to stay at so if you can't afford it try to eat at one of their restaurants, the most LA place in LA. 

  • Beverly Hilton - Modern, elegant, iconic pictures spot, holds a lot of events, really pretty rooftop dining.

  • Beverly Wilshire/Four Seasons -  Same company so same type of feel, Beverly Wilshire is more upscale, luxurious, really good food from Wolfgang Puck. 

  • Chateau MarmontClassic old Hollywood feel, VERY exclusive.

  • Dream Hollywood Glamorous Hollywood vibes, stylish, highlight room, perfect getaway, modern, also located in party destination Miami.

  • EditionModern and sleek, models + influencers love staying here for the aesthetic, vibes, and reputation, also located in party destinations Scottsdale, Miami, + New York.

  • Godfrey Hotel Modern luxury hotel in the heart of Hollywood. Fun events on their rooftop. The food is amazing.  

  • Hotel Shangri-LA - An artsy golden age inspired hotel, ocean views, rooftop bar Onyx, in Santa Monica.

  • Loews Hollywood Beachfront oasis, luxury pool, bright rooms, laidback, also located in party destination Miami.

  • Mama Shelter - Although known for its award winning restaurant, the hotel has the same personality with uniquely decorated rooms + a touch of the “Mama loves you vibe”, honoring the beauty of California landscapes.

  • Mondrian - Glamorous, luxurious, elegant, known for the pretty views and SkyBar, also located at party destinations Miami + NY. 

  • Omni - 5 star luxury hotel & suites, downtown, upscale bar & restaurant, + pool & spa, also located in party destination Scottsdale.

  • Petit Ermitage - A bohemian boutique hotel, really cool picture spots including the fire deck.

  • Proper Hotel1920’s luxury urban, sophisticated, California lifestyle inspired, rooftop pool deck.

  • SIXTY BH - Luxury vintage inspired, aesthetically decorated, rooftop bar with panoramic views, modern,sleek, also located in party destination NY.

  • Sunset Marquis Luxurious & Historic hotel that has always brought in A-list visitors making it an iconic piece of the sunset strip, suites & villas, hotel pool day passes available, popular lounge & bar.

  • Sunset Tower Hotel - Classic, vintage, chic, super tall (literally a tower). 

  • The Hollywood RooseveltModern Hollywood vibe, hosts Tropicana pool movie nights, sunset yoga, rooftop views, rooms are spacey, influencers love staying here, right on Hollywood BLVD.

  • The London - Newly popular with Hollywood, more lowkey, chic, modern, and elegant. 

  • Viceroy Santa Monica Edgy, colorful, modern, art pieces around the hotel, huge murals, perfect for a beach side vacation, also located in party destination Aspen.

  • W - Modern, a lot of after parties here, residences, wet deck is super popular, also located in party destinations Miami, Scottsdale, Aspen, + NY.

  • Waldorf Astoria - A top hotel in LA, luxury, great for the foodies and people who like living large, also located in party destination Las Vegas.

  • 1 Hotel - Luxury, stylish, modern, nature inspired, Harriets rooftop, environmentally friendly,  also located in party destinations Miami + Ny. 

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Where to shop 

Depending on your fashion aesthetic and your spending budget, you can go big and shop designer down Rodeo Drive or shop street clothes and hipster down Melrose! Don't be surprised if you find the exact clothing that influencers wear, most companies are based here so you definitely won't have a hard time finding something to buy.

  • Beverly CenterMix of high end and reasonable fashion + restaurants from Gucci to H&M.

  • Downtown Santa MonicaThe best for shopping wholesale and/or boutique style clothing for discounted prices, cheap/fake designer brands, over 1,000+ shops.

  • Hollywood + HighlandPopular tourist spot, stores like Sephora & Forever 21, restaurants & bars like Cabo Wabo & Hard Rock Cafe, located on the walk of fame, + a Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge.

  • Melrose AvenueHipster style with mostly streetwear clothing ranging from pricey to reasonable. Most fun food aesthetic food + drink spots (IE. Coffee Dose, Nomoo)

  • Rodeo Drive - Best high end fashion and restaurants. Iconic picture spot. Every girl needs to take a walk down Rodeo (even if you're on a budget)

  • The Fashion District - The best for shopping wholesale and/or boutique style clothing for discounted prices, cheap/fake designer brands, over 1,000+ shops.

  • The GroveHuge center that has performances, Food, shopping, and entertainment. Reasonable stores and restaurants. Great for meeting friends or date nights. 

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Outfit Inspo

Where boujee meets streetwear. The Off duty influencer look has taken over LA and has become a staple around the city. You can pair any item with something designer and you're set. A lot of influencers wear matching sweat sets from well known brands with their Nike Airs. 

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Restaurants/Bars

The city of celebrities makes going out to restaurants and bars a must! You've seen the magazines where Demi Lovato + Nikita Dragun can be seen arriving to Nobu Malibu while Cole Sprouse is being seen walking out of the iconic Craigs WEHO with a mystery girl, this is your time to live in it. Although the places in person aren't as "Hollywood" as the stars themselves, the food and atmosphere make it all worth it. 

  • Boa Steakhouse -  Pricy but wont break your bank account, fun spot for lowkey pics, tik tokers love going here.

  • Berkshire House -  Classic pizza & sports bar, spacious outdoor patio w/ TVs, great for happy hour & big groups + influencer/ TikToker fav

  • Broken Shaker A tropical themed bar + restaurant, fun cocktail decor, specialty cocktails (fun toppings like marshmallows, fruity pebbles, banana chips), DJ’s, a food + drink pop up at coachella,  also located in party destinations Miami + NY.

  • Cabana Cafe - located at beverly hills hotel, reasonable price, great pictures and by the pool area so you can get double the pics.  

  • CatchThe ultimate picture restaurant, known for the famous that go and one of the most popular places to eat.

  • Cecconi's Restaurant -  Upscale modern Italian, open for brunch (most days) til midnight, insta-worthy food, also located in party destinations NY + Miami.  

  • Chateau Marmont - used to be an iconic old Hollywood hot spot but recently changed to an exclusive club membership for the wealthy. If you are able to get in, WE ARE JEALOUS.  

  • Craigs - Prices pretty reasonable, known as the older Hollywood spot, Sugar daddy/Sugar baby hot spot.

  • Dan Tana's - Italian food, an iconic spot during the Hollywood golden era, older celebs have a long history of going here.

  • Delilah - Pricey restaurant, the most famous place for famous people, dim lights, no pictures allowed, great pregame spot before the club, named some of their menu items after famous celebs (Kendalls Slutty Brownie), Also located in Las Vegas.  

  • Elbow Room - A dive bar with good pizza, has frozen rose', a fun casual spot to hang out at.

  • ElephanteSeaside restaurant + rooftop bar in Santa Monica, Southern mediterranean inspired decor + food, coastal italian menu, cocktails inspired by Italy.

  • EP + LP Rooftop bar with a pretty view, good spot to hang with your friend group, fun games, and a lot of seating. 

  • Geoffrey's Malibu - Oceanside restaurant, upscale dining, perfect place to celebrate an occasion, has a historical past (used to be a star studded hotel called Holiday House), every table has a panoramic view of the ocean.

  • Giorgio Baldi - Italian food, greenery, authentic, traditional, reasonable price, smaller menu.

  • Harriets Rooftop - Lounge + Restaurant, upscale, classy, modern, yummy food. 

  • Il pastaio Upscale Italian restaurant, foodies heaven, tik tokers + influencers go here a lot.

  • Malibu FarmsBright + airy restaurant/cafe, views of Malibu, farm to table food, specialty cocktails (AKA the basil martini), the cafe is at the end of the pier while the restaurant is at the beginning, classy aesthetic, reasonably priced, earthy vibes, also located in party destination Miami.

  • Mama ShelterIndoor restaurant and outdoor rooftop bar + restaurant, has fun games at the tables, the rooftop has a chill hangout spot (literal couches and cushions). Pictures are SO worth taking here day and night, best city view. 

  • Mel's Drive-In - Used to be a drive-in restaurant in the 40’s, classic american food, huge menu range, hosts drive-in movie nights, and the best hangover food in the city.

  • Mr. Chow - In the heart of Beverly Hills, family style, World famous Chinese cuisine, nightly “Noodle Show”, Kanye West once “used his only call in jail to order Mr. Chow” ,  also located in party destinations NYC, Miami, + LV.

  • Nobu Luxury Japanese restaurant in Malibu, the biggest celeb hotspot,  also located in party destinations Las Vegas, NY, Miami, + Scottsdale.

  • OpenAire - Serves brunch, lunch, + dinner, Greenhouse aesthetic, great natural light, not many food options but very good food, bottomless mimosas. 

  • Pace Restaurant -  An intimate Italian restaurant, locally sourced foods, super romantic, lowkey, dimly lit.

  • PerchRooftop bar + restaurant,  One of the best brunch spots in the city, views of the los angeles skyline, a big menu.

  • Pink Taco - Mexican food place on the strip, great happy hour, creative cocktails, BEST chips and salsa in the city, Great for casual happy hour.

  • Polo Lounge - Located at Beverly Hills Hotel, pricy American food, dress more upscale.

  • Pump Restaurant - Lisa Vanderpump’s famous restaurant & lounge in the heart of Hollywood, magical garden elements & antique crystal chandeliers surround guests as they enjoy dishes from around the globe + an extensive cocktail menu 

  • Republique Restaurant + Cafe,  Closed Mondays + Tuesdays, unique pastries.

  • Saddle RanchWestern American food, best bottomless with a great price, there's a bull that people can ride and a full bar inside. 

  • Santolina - A rooftop dining experience at the Beverly Hilton, Perfect for drinks with the girls or date night with boo. 

  • Skybar - Rooftop pool + bar, perfect day + night picture spot, puts on a lot of pop up events. 

  • Spago - Italian food by renowned chef Wolfgang Puck (his flagship), pricey, amazing food, also located in party destination Las Vegas.

  • Sunset Tower Bar Hollywood inspired bar, super lowkey, discreet seating, fireplace,located at the sunset tower hotel (across from saddle ranch).

  • Sur Restaurant -  Lisa Vanderpump’s trendy restaurant & lounge with indoor & patio seating, elegant European style w/ French pillows, velvet stools and chandeliers + a whimsical garden

  • Tao - Asian food, two-level restaurant with Japanese decor, creative Asian inspired cocktails, also located in party destinations NY + Las Vegas.

  • The Ivy - Super pricey but a legendary restaurant, classic LA food, fancy, rich older people love this place, floral decor.

  • The Nice Guy - Mafia aesthetic, vintage, popular celeb spot, chic cocktails, Italian food, reservation required.

  • Urth CafePopular healthy quick service restaurant + Cafe, a celeb favorite, coffee shop, healthy conscious food, really good food, also located in party girl destination Las Vegas.

  • Yamashiro Contemporary Japanese cuisine, open air seating, specialty cocktails, fancy date night with an affordable price, Japan aesthetic.

  • Ysabel - An Influencer fav, open everyday for dinner & brunch on weekends, great for insta pics, best creme brûlée.

  • 71 AboveSky lounge + restaurant, a view of the entire city, pretty pricey we recommend going for just a dessert and cocktail if your paying. 

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