Finding something to do in Beverly Hills on a day off during a business trip or conference, while passing through on a larger California adventure, or simply having a free day to fill on your Beverly Hills vacation can be difficult. There are numerous local sights, tastes, activities, and attractions to choose from. It’s true that every time you visit the world’s most renowned zip code, you’ll find something new to learn, and you could easily spend an entire day simply people watching alone!
Even the smallest vacations may be packed with a lot of activities if they are planned carefully and followed by a well-mapped schedule. Visit these must-see destinations during one ideal day in Beverly Hills to see the absolute best the city has to offer—as well as to gain some ideas for your next vacation.
Profit from your time in this metropolis, where the red carpet is constantly laid out for you. Whether it’s a black-tie affair or a casual California gathering, a visit to this city would be incomplete without taking in the glitter, glamour, and elegance of a Beverly Hills event. View the calendar of events to learn more about the glittering gatherings, unforgettable activities, and fun things to do in Beverly Hills during your visit to California’s most sophisticated city. From museum exhibits and art shows to concerts and film festivals, the calendar of events provides information on everything from concerts and film festivals to museum exhibits and art shows.
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Beverly Hills Farmers Market
Rain or shine, the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market is open every Sunday from 9 A.M. – 1 P.M., rain or shine. The market provides the freshest California-grown seasonal fruit and juices as well as baked products, specialty items, and more in a festive open-air environment.
This accredited farmers’ market offers a variety of local farmers and merchants, as well as a petting zoo and live entertainment. It also organizes special events such as the annual Pie Bake in June, PickleFest in August, and Cookin’ Kids, an educational program conducted on the second Sunday of every month on the second floor of the building.
The market is situated in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive, between Third Street and Santa Monica Boulevard, in the heart of Los Angeles’ entertainment district. Parking is accessible at the Civic Center parking garage for free for up to two hours.
The Beverly Hills Art Show
For two days only, from October 16 to October 17, two blocks of historic Beverly Gardens Park will be transformed into the place to be for art lovers, food truck enthusiasts, and anybody else wanting to spend the day outdoors in the heart of Beverly Hills.
The artworks on exhibit and for sale are created in a variety of media, including watercolor, paint, jewelry, sculpture, and ceramics, among other things. Everyone who will be exhibiting will have a staff member at their booth to answer questions about their work and the motivation behind their creations. The Beverly Hills Art Show is a free event that is suitable for the whole family.
Paint, sip, and swirl!
Paint, Sip, and Swirl is an event taking place on the 4th of October where you will be painting a canvas of your choosing under the guidance of a painting teacher while enjoying the thrill and fun with your friends! Attending a Paint, Sip, and Swirl event, and tasting five wines that are in season.
You’re searching for a fun way to celebrate bachelorette parties, birthday parties, divorce parties, business gatherings, ladies’ night out, date night, or any other kind of celebration. Look no further. Canvases, easels, paint, a set of paintbrushes for each painter, glasses, towels, aprons, palettes, and wine are all provided by the event organizers for such events, which are held at a location in downtown Los Angeles.
House Tuesday at Bootsy Bellows is brought to you by Paris at Night LA
Bootsy Bellows is a residential sanctuary where you may relax and unwind. Designed to look like Frank Sinatra’s 1940s Palm Springs house, the room was first presented in 2012 by actor David Arquette and The h.wood Group. Because of its luxury, home atmosphere, the venue defies conventional nightclub aesthetics, from the blush pink banquettes to the luxuriant vegetation across the space. The location is a luxurious playground for adults, combining a range of live entertainment, such as DJs, music acts, and puppet shows. Bootsy Bellows, which is named after Arquette’s mother, who was a burlesque dancer and pin-up model in her own right, is a spectacle that is one-of-a-kind.
Steve Hofstetter has arrived in Los Angeles, California!
Steve Hofstetter is one of the most famous comedians on YouTube, with over 150 million views and half a billion more on Facebook. He is also the presenter of the FS1 documentary Finding Babe Ruth. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, E! True Hollywood Story, Comics Unleashed, and a variety of other shows have included Hofstetter, who was the host and executive producer of Laughs (FOX). Shows in hundreds of locations and dozens of countries have been sold out by him. The time has come for you to discover out what all of the buzz is about during an unfiltered stand-up performance that will include some of his unfiltered views on life.
Taking a Trip to the Golden Triangle
The “Golden Triangle” is a retail district in Beverly Hills that is bounded by Santa Monica Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard, and North Crescent Drive. It is located between the three major thoroughfares of Santa Monica Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard, and North Crescent Drive. On these streets, you will find some of the most opulent stores, restaurants, and art galleries you will ever see in your life.
Beverly Hills is divided in half by Rodeo Drive, a world-famous thoroughfare that represents the epitome of luxury. This historic street was once one of the city’s earliest Spanish colonies, but now it is the city’s most famous shopping street and one of the most recognized shopping destinations in the world, with Italian designer shops, the trendiest high-end businesses, and world-class jewelry stores.
Two Rodeo is a beautiful loop (a small semicircular diversion on Rodeo Drive) that is designed to seem like a European retail street and offers a variety of shops and restaurants. The construction of Two Rodeo required an enormous sum of money.
You will know you have arrived when you notice a certain sculpture, a gleaming bust by the artist Robert Graham named Torso, which will signal your arrival. As such, this is the beginning point of the Walk of Style, where not only the names of stylists, jewelers, and fashion icons are inscribed on the ground, but also the names of celebrities who are symbols of style, elegance, and have created history are inscribed on the ground.
Screenings at the Cinespia Cemetery
Summer in Los Angeles is not complete until the first cemetery screening draws throngs of moviegoers to Hollywood Forever, armed with folding chairs, picnic blankets, food spreads, and plenty of alcoholic beverages.
Bringing vintage cult favorites to the sacred resting site of such Old Hollywood greats is something Cinespia does every year, and after spending the spring as a drive-in at Griffith Park, the series is making its way back to the cemetery.
Enjoy DJ sets, dance parties, and all kinds of other wonderful mischiefs that would normally be prohibited beyond the cemetery gates if you bring a boozy picnic and pose for photos in our photo booth. It’s a rite of passage in Los Angeles, a classic summer event, and one of the city’s finest cinema theaters all rolled into one. Just be sure you buy your ticket early, arrive early, and urinate early to avoid disappointment. Quite a few people have shown interest in attending.
The Broad Museum
Two of Yayoi Kusama’s immersive, mirror-laden chambers can be seen in the downtown museum of modern art, which has remained popular for years. Eli and Edy may also be seen elsewhere at the free museum. Broad’s collection of 2,000 post-war works includes works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, and Jeff Koons, among others. The Broad is located in New York City. Otium, the museum’s flagship restaurant by French Laundry alumnus Timothy Hollingsworth, is situated in front of a beautiful olive tree grove on the plaza outside the museum.
Even though the museum’s encyclopedic overview of high-priced gallery prizes may seem a bit safe at times, it has proven to be an intriguing addition to Los Angeles’s list of institutions (with some spectacle pieces mixed in). Moreover, although the gallery environment is nice, the ceiling and veil design look much opaquer and heavier than they should be. Having said that, there is one design feature that we adore: the window between levels that provides a glimpse into the collection storage.
The Broad Museum of Art opened its doors in 2015 with an opening exhibition that included works by Jasper Johns, Cy Twombly, Barbara Kruger, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, and other 20th-century rock icons, as well as a slew of Jeff Koons. Ragnar Kjartansson’s stunning nine-screen video work The Visitors, as well as Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room, which featured an infinite field of LEDs, were among the standout pieces.
Echo Park Lake
After undergoing a major renovation a few years ago, the Eastside’s historic Echo Park Lake has finally been transformed into a family-friendly attraction befitting of its striking backdrop: The Downtown cityscape framed by lotus flower blooms and fountains. The lake has been there since 1860, and it was previously utilized as a drinking water reservoir before being transformed into a recreational park featuring canoeing and fishing opportunities.
Today, you may navigate your way around the lake in a pedal boat (which includes a swan boat) or take a leisurely walk along the road that surrounds it. In any case, make a point of stopping at the resurrected boathouse (and its breakfast pit stop, Beacon) as well as the Lady of the Lake monument.
Health and Happiness Workshop
The pandemic environment, personal issues, and job pressure all take a toll on our physical and mental well-being and productivity. With this free holistic and integrated workshop titled Health and Happiness, the Art of Living hope to offer you unique tools and methods to assist you to fight the stress that accumulates in our contemporary, day-to-day living environment. The breathing methods and meditation techniques presented in this class leave one feeling light, energized, and ready to face the challenges of life!
Greystone Demonstration Garden
It is a designated area for community gardening initiatives as well as educational opportunities at Greystone. It is about 2,000 square feet in size and is situated in the Doheny Estate, which is part of the lower Greystone Mansion & Gardens, which is owned by the City of Beverly Hills. Individuals may gather in this garden to learn about organic gardening, the advantages of producing your food, and environmentally friendly gardening methods. A variety of seasonal courses are offered, each focusing on a different aspect of the garden at the time.
Barbara Linder, a lifelong Beverly Hills resident, and community activist contacted the City of Beverly Hills in 2010 about developing a community garden project. The proposal was eventually approved. She aimed to bring people of the community together to learn how to grow organically at home via hands-on activities while having a good time in the fresh air. She was successful in her lobbying, and as a consequence of her efforts, work on the dedicated area at Greystone Mansion started in 2012, with the Demonstration Garden being formally dedicated on April 13, 2014.
A community garden space has been created through the efforts of many people, including individual gardeners, residents, students, 4-H Club members, Boy/Girl Scout troops, the City’s staff, and administration, master gardeners, and volunteers. The space includes raised beds, compost systems, fruit trees on stakes, and water conservation features.
The Getty Center
Getty Villa is a building that has housed the J. Paul Getty Trust’s vast art collection for many years. It is currently known as the Getty Center. The Getty Center, on the other hand, opened its doors in 1997. After everything was said and done, a magnificent complex of travertine and white metal-clad pavilions was created, which contains elegant French furniture, well-known Impressionist works, and changing exhibits. This location’s relative inaccessibility is more than made up for by the fact that it is free to enter and that it offers panoramic views of everything from the hills and ocean in the west to Downtown in the east.
Once you’ve parked at the foot of the hill and ridden the electric tram up the slope, one thing becomes clear: you’re in for a treat. With paintings on display in four permanent pavilions, an exhibition space, and the neighboring Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, it’s a sprawling complex. The Impressionist works on display at the West Pavilion, especially Van Gogh’s Irises, are a recurrent favorite with visitors. The South Pavilion, just across the street, showcases French decorative arts, which are only surpassed by the East Pavilion’s recreations of Baroque rooms. Make sure to visit the top level of the structure, where you’ll discover a lot of Rembrandt masterpieces. Meanwhile, the North Pavilion showcases work that was created before the year 1700, with the most beautiful example being a collection of illuminated manuscripts on the bottom level.
There are so many courtyards, vistas, fountains, and other features at the Getty that you could spend a whole day there without ever entering a gallery and yet be pleased. There are many noteworthy destinations, the most famous of which being Robert Irwin’s Central Garden, which has a flowing stream that leads to a beautiful maze of hedges and pathways—be sure to also check out the contemporary sculpture garden, which is just beyond it. Located in the southeast corner is a cactus garden that offers a postcard-perfect picture of the city, complete with a clump of cacti in the foreground. If you want to get a glimpse of the sunset, take a seat on one of the pavilion’s westward-facing terraces.
Mulholland Drive is internationally renowned as the residence of Hollywood superstars. You may get a glimpse of several magnificent houses, some of which are among the costliest in the world, even though they are frequently concealed behind gates and tall trees in the surrounding area.
Mulholland Drive is a 21-mile stretch of road that connects the Santa Monica Mountains with the Hollywood Hills, providing breathtaking views of the Los Angeles Basin, the San Fernando Valley, and the famous Hollywood Sign along the way. Mulholland Drive is a must-see for anyone visiting Los Angeles. Many tour companies will take you on a tour of Mulholland Drive, showing you where celebrities reside and telling you about the history of the street. When visiting Beverly Hills, Mulholland Drive is an absolute must-see.
Virginia Robinson Gardens
This six-acre estate, which is located in the heart of Beverly Hills, will steal your breath away with its beauty. There are many gardens to explore, each with its unique design and theme to offer visitors. A stroll through the Italian Renaissance Terrace Gardens will reward you with breathtaking vistas of mature trees, camellias, gardenias, and azaleas.
Wander through the Rose Garden, which is filled with heritage roses, or visit the Kitchen Garden, which is brimming with vegetables and herbs. Visits to the house, gardens, and pool pavilion are all accessible exclusively by appointment with a tour guide. Come to the Beverly Hills First Lady’s house and get a taste of the splendor of the early twentieth century.
Will Rogers Memorial Park
Will Rogers Memorial Park is a public park in the center of the city that was established in his memory. Since its construction in 1912, the tiny park has been a favorite destination for families and is a frequently visited tourist attraction. As you wander around the meandering pathways, you’ll come upon a huge pond with a magnificent fountain in the center, which is dedicated to Margaret J. Anderson, the original owner of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the inspiration for the park’s design. The park is comprised of vast lawns, floral gardens, palm and dragon tree groves, and other attractions. After a successful shopping excursion along Sunset Boulevard, the Will Rogers Memorial Park is the ideal location to take a break and unwind a little.
With eight seats facing the kitchen and another eight in the small Zen-like dining area, Tempura Endo is a tiny but elegant tempura bar in Beverly Hills, offering a unique take on the traditional Japanese dish. Tempura the way the Japanese eat it is presented at this Kyoto import, with a torrent of small morsels of rare wagyu, uni, or king crab coated in a batter including California chardonnay and deep-fried in huge copper vats before being served omakase-style.
Each course on the set menu includes an appetizer that changes with the seasons, sashimi, hashiyasume (a side dish that refreshes your taste), an exclusive salad, and a rice dish. Take pleasure in your beverage as you watch the magic unfold in front of you – you may choose from a wide range of beverages, ranging from high-end champagne to imported Japanese beer, a large variety of both hot and cold sake, and a decent wine selection. There is also an à la carte supper menu available.
It took 5000 years for Chinese food to evolve, achieving a delicate balance between science, art, and tradition in the process. Everything in a meal is significant, and every component has a purpose and is carefully chosen.
Bringing the best of Chinese cuisine to his modern, upscale restaurant in Beverly Hills, Mr. Chow has created a space where contemporary décor, a high ceiling, and interesting industrial touches enhance your dining experience while you enjoy the best Beijing duck in the world or watch the traditional Handmade Noodle Show right in front of your seat. A perfect combination of flavors, aromas, textures, and colors can be found in every dish served by award-winning Executive Chef Yi Jia Qian and Master Chef Eddie Wong at the restaurant. Expect a delicious experience that will be remembered for a long time.