Nightlife in Los Angeles reflects the glitz and glam of the entertainment business and film industry, with its cool bars, nightclubs and legendary theatres. There’s no better place to set the pace for an exciting evening out in Los Angeles than Hollywood, which unmissable spots like TCL Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theatre, and the eponymous Walk of Fame call home. Hollywood also treats night owls to fun times with its varied offerings of comedy clubs and retro bars.  

Partying is a big part of Los Angeles nightlife, but mind you that most clubs won’t get started until about 10 pm. The nightlife scene is well varied, ranging from the laidback beach bars of Santa Monica and Venice to the well-known and glitzy nightclubs of Hollywood and Downtown LA. Even if you aren’t a party animal, there’s plenty for you to enjoy a fun night out that even families with kids can enjoy. Cultural attractions like Chinatown can offer an inspiring evening walk, too. 

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