Historic Hollywood Stars & Bars Tour
- Hang out in pubs, bars and restaurants of Hollywood’s Golden Age including those once hosting Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and Ernest Hemingway
- Gossip with locals over a signature drink
- Chance a meeting with a celebrity ghost, or catch a live celebrity at a Hollywood red carpet event
Take your chance to journey the neversleeping heart of Los Angeles in a very unusual mode, as you are going to be taken back to the golden years of Hollywood! This unique Historic Hollywood Stars & Bars tour covers all the must-sees of the city dating back to the Hollywood Golden Age: you will marvel at the glimmering neon signs while hearing tales and gossip of Hollywood folklore over a drink in the most popular popular bars, cocktail lounges ang hangouts. Also, you will learn about the historical Art Deco-styled buildings.
On your tour you will stroll the famous boulevard on foot, stopping into bars of note for a drink or a a rumour and marvelling at the iconic buildings along the way. The tour’s focus would be the Golden Age of Hollywood, which is thought to have started in the 1920’s, a bit slow in the begginning due to the Great Depression, and continued through the late 50’s. This was literally a new era in filmmaking as silent films were gradually replaced by the sound ones, thus bringing cinema art to the mainstream again.
We will follow in the footsteps of the Golden Years celebrities and wannabies: learn about the stars that dot Hollywood Boulevard, hang out in numerous famous and infamous bars that used to be the favourite stars’ spots for lunches and cocktails and pick up the latest rumours about those who still appear frequently in film and television!
Pop by the speakeasies and mobster hangouts of the area and go behind the scenes - behind the beautiful Art Deco facades and bright neon lights, learn the history and soak the atmosphere of these these historic hot spots with us!
- The tour as per description with an English speaking guide
- Select drink tastings
- Additional drinks
- Tips / gratuities for your guide
- Children are not allowed on this tour
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
6801 Hollywood Boulevard at the NW corner of Hollywood Blvd and Highland Ave (in front of the GAP clothing store). Metro Red Line stop Hollywood/Highland. Local bus lines 217, 212, 780.
Parking available in 6801 Hollywood Blvd, entrance on Highland or Orange north of Hollywood Blvd. Taxis are available outside the hotel and the metro Red Line station is a few blocks away.
Ending point: 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, outside the Roosevelt Hotel.
Please, note that all participants under 21 years of age (or who cannot produce a valid photo ID proof of age) will be served select non-alcoholic beverages instead. Children are not permitted on this tour. If you appreciate the services provided by your local guides, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travel.
The tour operates on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Starting time: 5.30 PM
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