LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 13, 2016) – Despite being known for its typically sunny days, Los Angeles is a dynamic city to visit in all kinds of weather. To help those visiting the City of Angels stay dry during the wet winter season, Discover Los Angeles has curated a list of the top 101 indoor activities which highlights the destination’s endless entertainment options ranging from culture and dining to sports and shopping. From spectacular concerts at world-renowned venues and award-winning restaurants to fast-paced sports games inside the legendary STAPLES Center and high-to-low budget shopping, there are a plethora of exciting activities for visitors to enjoy this winter.
For the complete list of 101 indoor experiences, please visit discoverlosangeles.com/InsideLA.
January – February: Award Shows and Viewing Parties
Star-struck visitors have the chance to experience L.A. in full throes of awards season, as the city plays host to Golden Globes this week, the Grammy Awards on February 15 and the Academy Awards on February 28.
The Grammy Awards show and after-party are closed to the public, but visitors can still join in the fun by purchasing tickets to viewing parties to watch award shows unfold in real time on a big screen. Popular viewing parties include Hollywood’s Biggest Night at the historic Million Dollar Theatre, mar’sel at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and the annual “Night of 100 Stars” party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
February – March: L.A. Performs Offers 2-for-1 Performance Packages
For the first time, Discover Los Angeles launches L.A. Performs, a program where visitors can save over $1,350 on buy-one-get-one-free tickets to 14 top performing arts companies when they purchase a two-night hotel stay.
Participating performing arts centers include The Pasadena Playhouse (Fly by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan), Los Angeles Ballet (Don Quixote) and Los Angeles Opera (The Magic Flute).
L.A. Performs runs from February 1 to March 13. For more information and a complete list of participating venues and concerts, please visit discoverlosangeles.com/LAPerforms.
Now – April: Sports Events with Lakers, Clippers and Kings
Located in Downtown L.A., the world-famous STAPLES Center at L.A. Live serves as home to the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers. Sports fans can visit the indisputable mecca of sports and watch their favorite teams compete for the season, from now until April. Game schedules are available at staplescenter.com/events.
Another must-visit is the TEAM LA gift shop, which features the largest selection of NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS officially licensed team merchandise.
Year-round: Indoor Shopping Destinations
From popular shopping malls with carefully curated designer brands to eclectic local shops, L.A. is a shopper’s paradise with premier shopping centers scattered across the city. Many hotels and museums also boast gift shops with unique and signature items that are made in L.A., letting travelers take home one-of-a-kind souvenirs as mementos for their stay. For more shopping information, please visit discoverlosangeles.com/InsideLA.
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is a private, non-profit business association whose primary mission is to market and promote Los Angeles as the premier site for leisure travel, meetings and conventions as the City’s official tourism marketing organization. For more information, visit the official visitor information website of Los Angeles at discoverLosAngeles.com, join the more than one million people who follow L.A. Tourism’s Facebook page at facebook.com/LosAngelesFan, or follow @discoverLA on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.