Located in a canyon that is wedged into the side of the Hollywood Hills that separates the Los Angeles basin from the San Fernando Valley is the Hollywood Bowl. The Hollywood Bowl is an outdoor amphitheater that seats 18,000 and plays home to a variety of musical acts, movie screenings and other long forms of entertainment in the summer and early fall season. Popular with the locals of Los Angeles the Hollywood Taking advantage of the warm Los Angeles climate, the Hollywood Bowl provides the ideal outdoor venue that is relaxing and cozy when enjoying the entertainment. The Hollywood Bowl is also unique in that there is a separate grassy picnic area that opens up to four hours prior to events and allow guests to bring their own food and drink as a pre party of sorts to their event. This option has been popular with Angelenos for years.
The Hollywood Bowl has a history that dates back to 1922 and the Hollywood sign can be visible in the hills above the bowl from any seated position.
The Hollywood Bowl maintains an extensive schedule with some of the biggest acts in entertainment. In addition the bowl hosts a variety of annual events that are popular with Los Angeles locals such as the Sound of Music Sing along that happens every year in September.
2013 is a full year for the Hollywood Bowl. The season will kick off on June 22nd with the “Opening Night at the Bowl” which is a symphony that covers music from some of the greatest artists of all time. The event culminates in a Fireworks Extravaganza. Other 2013 events will include the Josh Groban 4th of July Fireworks spectacular, Warner Brothers Presents: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II as well as many firework shows.
The Hollywood Bowl is just on the northern tip of the Hollywood zone limits and accessible by car or for $5 a shuttle service runs from the Metro Parking lot at Universal Studios.