While Hollywood might be the place for the glitz and glam of celebrities, it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and leg to enjoy the city. In fact, there’s a way to explore this famed city while staying within the budget. From exploring the best thrift stores in hollywood to finding local eats for cheap, there’s something for everyone. Check out some of these free activities in Hollywood, CA.
Not only is the Hollywood Walk of Fame FREE to explore, it’s also a must do activity while in Hollywood. Walking along Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. and trying to find the stars of some of your favorite celebrities is a quintessential experience during your time in Hollywood. Did you know that there are 5 different categories of stars that can be received? Categories include Motion Pictures, Television, Recording, Radio and Live Performance/Theater. See if you can spot stars from all 5 categories!
Griffith Park consists of over 4,210 acres land making it the largest municipal park with urban wilderness area in the U.S. Among the hiking trails and picnic areas, you’ll also find the Griffith Observatory. Since its opening in 1935, the observatory has been free and open to the public, making the stars accessible to all. For a closer look at the stars, join in one of the free Star Parties that take place throughout the year. At these free events, look through powerful telescope and get a better look at stars, planets, the moon and more!
The Hollywood Bowl is the premiere outdoor venue in Los Angeles and home to the L.A. Philharmonic during their summer season. Located at the venue is also the Hollywood Bowl Museum. The museum was made to celebrate and to share the history of the iconic venue. The first floor houses the permanent exhibition while the second floor houses the rotating exhibits that celebrate the 100 years of the venue. Visit today!