Rendering of Metropolis Los Angeles

New Los Angeles Hotels and Upcoming Projects

07/08/2017

Griffith Observatory at night

Discover Free Museums in Los Angeles

07/07/2017

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to a world-class collection of museums and cultural attractions. Best of all, you can view masterpieces across L.A. County for free! Read on for two dozen L.A. museums with free admission.

Current Wildfire and Smoke Conditions

07/06/2017

Discover Los Angeles

In the event of a citywide emergency, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board will update this page with the latest communications from city, state and/or federal authorities.

Korean Food Academy

Discover the Hidden Gems of Koreatown

07/06/2017

Karen Young

Within three square miles, the streets of Koreatown comprise a most eclectic urban landscape where neon signs in Korean mix with various types of architecture providing clues to a multi-faceted history—from art deco to Spanish and Renaissance revival to Moorish and modern. Multi-level shopping malls are markers in between small shops and restaurants, and not everything is as it seems. Among it all are fascinating gems—some truly hidden and others that contain intrigue and wonder.

Alchemist Coffee Project

The Best Places for Coffee and Dessert in Koreatown

07/05/2017

Karen Young

Coffee houses and dessert are synonymous in Koreatown as an any-time-of-day kind of thing—whether for a snack, after dinner, a night of karaoke, or while studying. Many are Wi-Fi connected haunts and can be found on virtually every corner serving specialty cakes, patbingsoo (shaved ice), ice cream, and other sweet confections. Here are twelve spots to check out.

May 2017 Lodging Metrics

07/05/2017

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Los Angeles ranked 4th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 81.5%, up +2.7% compared to May 2016 (79.4%).

Eagle Rock Farmers' Market

Discover the Hidden Gems of Eagle Rock

06/28/2017

Liz Ohanesian

Tucked into the hillsides of Northeast Los Angeles, Eagle Rock is a free-spirited community full of independent businesses and art-minded events. It's an ideal neighborhood for daytime excursions, where you can hike, shop and do some beer-tasting, but there is nightlife here as well. Eagle Rock is also home to several large annual events to keep in mind if they coincide with your trip to Los Angeles.

Wake Up, Girls! live at Anime Expo

L.A. Loves Anime!

06/27/2017

Liz Ohanesian

On Fourth of July weekend, Anime Expo takes over the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown L.A. The annual celebration of Japanese entertainment and pop culture has exploded in popularity in recent years, drawing tens of thousands of guests to check out watch the latest anime, shop for merchandise and dress up as their favorite characters.

This year, Anime Expo will feature a host of special guests, including Final Fantasy creator Sakaguchi, popular cosplayer Stella Chuu and musical duo Angela, who has provided the theme songs for multiple anime series. WIth its massive exhibit hall, eclectic programming and events that go into the night, the convention schedule itself will keep you on your toes. Sometimes you have to get out of the crowd and explore the rest of Los Angeles. Read on for 10 things to do during the 2017 Anime Expo.

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