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From live music to the edgiest art installations, we share an insider’s view of DTLA. Check here for monthly updates on exploring the world The Wayfarer way.

Celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month in DTLA

Though Kentucky is thousands of miles away, you’ll have no trouble celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month in style this September in DTLA, where world-class mixologists abo...

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Bar Games, Anyone?

For a laidback adventure out on the town, nothing beats good drinks and games with friends. What kind of games? Well, in DTLA you can take your pick. Two Bit Circus, loca...

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A Sun-Soaked July

We know it sounds cliché, but Southern California really does have the best weather, and on the heels of last week’s spectacular Independence Day celebration at Grand ...

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Sizzling Summer Fun in LA

Sun, surf, art, culture, community—LA’s got the perfect mix to fill those long summer days with just the right balance of relaxation and raucous fun. On the morning o...

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Stop and Smell the Roses This May in DTLA

April showers bring May flowers. This month in Los Angeles there are plenty of great opportunities to stop and smell the budding roses. At Lilly Rose, you’re invited to...

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Outdoors in LA

It’s a beautiful time to be outside in Los Angeles. Here are a few of our favorite things to do on a warm, sunny day...

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Spring Break LA-Style

Bars, clubs, beaches—when you think of Spring Break, these are probably the first things that come to mind, and yes, LA has the best of all three. But that’s not all ...

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Love in L.A.

What better place to say “I love you” than the City of Angels? Here are three great ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in downtown L.A....

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Nurturing a Healthy, Happy You in 2022

A bastion of health and wellness, L.A. is the perfect place to kick off the new year. ...

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Holiday Happenings in DTLA

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer in sunny Los Angeles! Visitors of all ages will adore these festive DTLA happenings:...

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Welcome to the Nightmare on Flower Street

This October, channel your favorite Halloween characters in a Nightmare on Flower Street, a haunting celebration of all things wicked and macabre at Lily Rose....

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Frights & Delights: Your Guide to a DTLA Halloween

As spooky season descends upon the streets of L.A, there’s no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by enjoying the themed activities and events taking place...

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Slumber Party Squad Goals

Nothing says besties like a weekend slumber party. Rally the crew for the ultimate dream stay at Wayfarer DTLA. Book our Slumber Party Package this August and start enjoy...

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WAYS TO BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT

There’s something magical about spending summer in Los Angeles. It could be the shores filled with surfers, the boardwalks brimming with rollerbladers, or the epic suns...

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Summertime Happenings In DTLA

Level up your summer (and avoid FOMO) by filling your SoCal days with these exclusive in-person activities....

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A Very 90s Memorial Weekend Movie Line-Up

Here in Los Angeles, Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer. School is out, the sun is shining, and the city is buzzing with a variety of activities, from film ...

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Take Back Brunch In 2021

What pairs well with DTLA views? Boozy Fraps and lazy days spent at our Rooftop. It’s hard to believe, but brunch at The Wayfarer just got better. We’ve added a 10-co...

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LA SPRING BREAK

Los Angeles is one of the top destinations to visit this spring break. With year-round sunshine, miles of golden sand beaches, and beautiful hiking trails, there’s no s...

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COVID-FRIENDLY DATE IDEAS

Let’s face it, socializing lately has been harder than usual. That doesn’t mean your Valentine’s Day weekend or the rest of the month needs to be spent indoors. Ded...

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HOLIDAYS IN THE CITY

When it comes to festive activities, Los Angeles provides. However, there is a special kind of energy that enlivens the City of Angels during the holiday season. We’ve ...

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Fall for LA All Over Again

As summer comes to a close and Fall temperatures drop into the mid-60s and 70s, now is the perfect time to explore more outdoors. Summer travel slows down too, making roo...

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Instagram-Worthy Streets in DTLA

Lined with colorful murals from some of the biggest names in urban art, the Los Angeles Art District is a must-see for visitors and art lovers alike. Take a stroll throug...

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The History of the Hollywood Sign

You’ve seen it in Blockbuster films, on your favorite shows, and even make an appearance in your Instagram feed. The famous Hollywood sign — synonymous with Los Angel...

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Summer in the City

As downtown LA begins to reopen just in time for the summer season, we can’t wait to welcome you back to The Wayfarer Hotel. From scenic drives along the Pacific Coast ...

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Future LA Itineraries

There’s so much to see and do in La La Land, and LA is a city that’s known for being spread out across broad distances. During a time when we’re home fantasizing ab...

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Virtual Visits to LA

Your trip to LA may be a bit further out on the horizon, but we’ve got you covered when it comes to escapism from the comfort of your couch. Check out these incredible ...

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Downtown’s Great Outdoors

LA is beautiful in the winter, with refreshing breezes and soft light that’ll make you want to linger outdoors past sunset. Our neighborhood in downtown LA is full of s...

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You’re Invited: Taste and Shop in DTLA

Our mild winter weather makes for the best outdoor exploration in downtown LA. Every Sunday between 10 am and 4 pm, you can go for an epicurean adventure under the So Cal...

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Art for Art's Sake

LA is home to myriad art museums and galleries, but sometimes art tourism can be expensive. This month, art is made more accessible in the City of Angels. Starting in Jan...

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Glitter and Ice

When it comes to holiday festivities in Los Angeles, there is no shortage of events across the city, and Downtown LA has its fair share....

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Groundwork Coffee

November is a month of anticipation. The holidays are approaching, and even in sunny SoCal, the buzz of change is in the air. In preparation for the festivities to come, ...

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Tinseltown, Al Fresco

It’s the perfect time of year to experience the silver screen under the open sky at twilight. Throw in some street food and an outdoor movie screening becomes a one-of-...

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A Foodie's Fantasy

At the height of summer, August always brings about the desire to indulge a little extra. Before the buzz of fall kicks in, you may want to sink a little deeper into that...

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Sushi, Mochi, and More

Get a taste of LA’s stunning cultural diversity right in Downtown LA. Just a mile from The Wayfarer, you’ll find the heart of LA’s Little Tokyo. Experience the melt...

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Immerse Yourself in Contemporary Art at The Broad

Los Angeles may be most well-known for its captivating Hollywood history and film scene, but over the years the city has also become a standout for its love and appreciat...

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Discover the Stories Behind the Music at the GRAMMY Museum

Minutes from our front door, find an interactive space dedicated to celebrating the rich history of Grammy Award winners past and present. Take an up-close look at the cr...

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Seaside Shakespeare

The 2019 season of Shakespeare by the Sea kicks off its free, 10-week run on June 13 with The Comedy of Errors, a hilarious tale of mistaken identities, followed by the t...

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