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The Holidays on Hollywood Boulevard

By Genie Davis

December 21, 2016

It’s coming up quicker than old St. Nick can twitch his nose – that would be the holidays in Hollywood. Check out this list – you better check twice – of seasonal events that are sure to be plenty of fun.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

December 23 and 24th

It’s “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at the Dolby Theater featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Abominable Snow Monster, and the red-nosed reindeer himself in a feel-good production that “glows” with fun.

Straight No Chaser

December 30th

The Dolby presents Straight No Chaser “I’ll Have Another…World Tour” focusing on the group’s hit release “The New Old Fashioned,” plus contemporary standards for a smoothly exciting, melody-packed night.

Dolby Theater
6801 Hollywood Blvd.



Tyga Holiday Xmas Jam

December 22nd

This 4th floor Hollywood and Highland club hosts hip hop star Tyga in a Holiday Xmas Jam guaranteed to put the beat in “Jingle Bells.”

New Year’s Eve Circus

December 31st

The club offers a New Year’s Eve circus with stilt walkers, clowns, and a money-filled balloon drop with a host of DJ’s all overlooking the scene on Hollywood Blvd.

OHM Hollywood
6801 Hollywood Blvd #433



The King and I

Now through January 21st

A sweeping production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The King and I” takes the stage with a score of classic melodies like “Getting to Know You.” Tickets to this Tony Award winner for best revival make a great holiday gift for the musical lover.

Pantages Theater
6233 Hollywood Blvd.



Jack Frost screening

December 21st

The first 35mm screening of “Jack Frost” sends shivers to viewers at the Egyptian, with star Scott MacDonald and director Michael Cooney in person. Classic B-picture thrills and chills abound in this tale of a serial killer mutated into a giant killer snowman. The holidays will never look the same.

The Princess Bride screening and book signing

December 22nd

The Egyptian teams up with Larry Edmunds Book Store – two classic Hollywood Boulevard venues joining forces – for a special holiday screening of  “The Princess Bride,” with star Cary Elwes in person. After the film, the theater hosts a Q & A and book signing by Elwes of the new paperback edition of his“As You Wish – Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride.”

8th Annual Cleopatra’s 2017 New Years Eve Ball

December 31st

The Egyptian’s 8th annual New Year’s bash includes ten DJ’s, an open bar, and the opulence of this old-school Hollywood setting fit for a queen and king.

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.



NYElectric W Hollywood Rooftop 2016

NYE Countdown and New Year’s Party

December 31st

The 4th annual NYElectric Hollywood event held on this sleek hotel’s rooftop offers DJ’s and an end of the year countdown with dazzling city views.

W Hotel New Year’s Stay

December 31st-January 2nd

Why not party and spend the night? The W offers a two-night package featuring a bottle of champagne, free parking, and a special gift at check-in.

W Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd.



Christmas Celebration

December 21st

Clinic with Dance Spirit live creates a refined sound to celebrate the holidays at Couture nightclub. Zach Walker and Travor also perform.


A Black & White NYE Extravaganza

December 31st

This club makes an exciting destination to ring in the New Year with indoor and heated outdoor party spots, 5-hour open bar, DJ’s – and a black & white dress code that’s as stylish as it is fun.

1640 N Cahuenga Blvd.


Hollywood Pub Crawl New Year’s Eve

December 31st

Check in at this Western-themed watering hole and then stroll Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. Participants will find drink deals from 6 to 10 p.m. at this mapped pub crawl.  Bar locations are provided when guests check in.

Outpost Hollywood
1624 N. Cahuenga Blvd.



Avaland with Markus Schulz

December 31st

Dance in the New Year with internationally renowned DJ Markus Schulz spinning electro, trance, and house music at the historic Avalon nightclub. The party runs ‘til 4 a.m.

1735 Vine St.



New Year’s Eve Feast

December 31st

This Mediterranean-style restaurant offers a lush setting in which to enjoy Chef Danny Elmaleh’s prix-fixed menu. Start with a rich mezze platter, move on to a choice of entrees from fish to a delicious vegetable tagine, and end the meal with mouth-watering desserts. After dining, add a trip to the Winter’s Ball at the Redbury’s iconic The Library.

Cleo Hollywood at the Redbury
1717 Vine St.

Genie Davis is a multi-published novelist and journalist, and produced screen and television writer. Passionate about everything-Los Angeles, you can see her work in the arts on her own

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