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Recent Efforts by the DCBID

Itineraries in Downtown LA

Explore Downtown LA with these park once and play FREE itineraries. Plan your day in Downtown LA today.

Itineraries in Downtown LA

Explore Downtown LA with these park once and play FREE itineraries. Plan your day in Downtown LA today.

Itineraries in Downtown LA

Explore Downtown LA with these park once and play FREE itineraries. Plan your day in Downtown LA today.

Itineraries in Downtown LA

Explore Downtown LA with these park once and play FREE itineraries. Plan your day in Downtown LA today.

Shop Downtown LA for the Holidays

Check out our guide to holiday shopping in Downtown LA. Spend a day shopping in Downtown LA and discover LA’s most walkable neighborhood. You’ll find unique gifts for everyone on your list, historic sites, daily holiday events, outdoor ice skating, and award winning restaurants. Go metro or opt for low cost parking on the weekends.

Shop Downtown LA for the Holidays

Get your holiday shopping done on your lunch break! Check out our guide to holiday shopping in Downtown LA. There are unique gifts for everyone on your list, just around the corner from your office! And don't miss the daily holiday events and outdoor ice skating too. Can't get away during the week? Go metro or opt for low cost parking on the weekends.

Explore Downtown LA's Urban Frontier

Discover 17 cultural & historic sites. Stay and play with offers from DTLA eateries, shops, and hotels


Fourth Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon at the Cathedral

On Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 1,017 people and 537 dogs filled the plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for the 4th Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon. The social canine event of the year attracted dogs of all breeds and their humans for a festive evening of mingling, music, pet-related vendor displays, and great food – all to celebrate our four-legged furry ambassadors who help create the Downtown Los Angeles community.

Click here for more info, and stay tuned - photos coming soon.

Valentine's in Downtown LA

Celebrate romance your own way, in the Heart of Los Angeles!  If you're looking for that extra something special this year, check out our list of "14 Things for the 14th." Whether you spend the day with your honey, impress a new beau with a dinner date or cuddle with your loyal pet, activities for all kinds and budgets abound in Downtown Los Angeles.

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and great Valentine's ideas
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Valentine's in Downtown LA

Celebrate romance your own way, in the Heart of Los Angeles!  If you're looking for that extra something special this year, check out our list of "14 Things for the 14th." Whether you spend the day with your honey, impress a new beau with a dinner date or cuddle with your loyal pet, activities for all kinds and budgets abound in Downtown Los Angeles.

Click here for exclusive discounts
and great Valentine's ideas
»

Discover Downtown for the Holidays!

Downtown Los Angeles truly sparkles this holiday season – come see breathtaking light displays, towering Christmas trees, angelic musical performances and spectacular seasonal festivities. With activities for sports fans, shoppers, gourmands, music lovers, merry makers, treat seekers and more, the heart of the city is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays.

Browse the Top 10 Winter Holiday Activities, including exclusive offers and exciting FREE events »

2nd Annual Halloween Party for Downtown LA Kids

Downtown Los Angeles is growing by leaps and bounds. This includes hundreds of kids that now call Downtown home. We wanted all Downtown kids to have a fun, safe Halloween in their own backyard, so we were happy to invite all Downtown LA families to attend our Second Annual Halloween Party for Downtown LA Kids. This was a wonderful community-building event. Over 500 children and 600 adults attended!

Click here to see photos from the event!

10th Annual Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue

Friday, October 16, 2009  • 11:00am-2:00pm
7+FIG @ Ernst & Young Plaza
Join us for the annual Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue, in honor of our public safety officers. This year, proceeds from the barbecue will benefit the Sheriff's Youth Foundation, which supports crime prevention programs focused on empowering youth.

Second Saturdays: Downtowners' Dinner Parties

On the Second Saturday of each month, become a Downtown ambassador. Invite your non-Downtown friends to a Downtowners' Dinner Party in your home or at a restaurant in Downtown LA! (Your fellow Downtowners are welcome too.)

Show off your cooking skills, share your local favorite hot spots, or even set up a Downtown Dinner Hop.

Downtown Dog Day Afternoon 2009

On Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 364 dogs and 708 humans filled the plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for the 3rd Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon. The social canine event of the year attracted dogs of all breeds and their humans for a festive evening of mingling, music, pet-related vendor displays, and great food - all to celebrate our four-legged furry ambassadors who help create the Downtown Los Angeles community.

Check out the photos from the event!

Summer Freedom –
Discover Downtown Los Angeles

Join the crowd – and the smart travelers – who are finding an escape from recession anxiety with a fun-filled weekend in Downtown LA. Enjoy a wide variety of affordable summer deals from top hotels in Downtown Los Angeles, including great offers on theater and museum tickets, sports events, fine restaurants and hot nightlife.

Check out these Summer Downtown LA Hotel Deals

Top 10 Mother's Day Activities

This year, the best Mother’s Day gift doesn’t require wrapping. Whether it’s champagne brunch, an afternoon stroll through shops and boutiques or a full-day of pampering, show your appreciation by spending some quality time with mom in Downtown Los Angeles. These Top 10 ideas and exclusive deals are sure to please any mom.

Start planning your Mother's Day

Halloween Party for Downtown L.A. Kids!

Halloween Party for Downtown L.A. Kids!

On Friday, October 31, we had a wonderful community event for Downtown L.A. Kids and their families! Downtown L.A. is burgeoning with new families and we had an opportunity to get to know each other and build our community. More

Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue

Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue

Friday, October 3 · 11am-2pm. Good food for a good cause! The 9th Annual Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue benefits the Los Angeles Firemen's Relief Association. More

Second Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon at the Cathedral

Second Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon at the Cathedral

On Tuesday, July 29, from 6pm-9pm, the DCBID, produced the second annual "Downtown Dog Day Afternoon at the Cathedral." It was a community event for "Downtown Los Angeles Dogs of All Faiths and their Humans" and was held on the iconic 2.5-acre plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. More

Downtown LA Open House '08

Downtown LA Open House '08

On June 6, 7 & 8 we opened Downtown LA to thousands of visitors eager to explore what living AND playing in all our neighborhoods had to offer! The first annual Downtown Open House was a huge success because of you - the Downtown LA visitors and participating businesses / organizations. We're looking forward to seeing you at next year's event and throughout the year in Downtown LA. More

DCBID Renewed by 97.5 percent

DCBID Renewed by 97.5%

The DCBID's property owners have voted overwhelmingly-by more than 97.5 percent-to approve DCBID for a third, five-year term! Read our special newsletter information about the Downtown Center Business Improvement District Renewal.

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Read our press release announcing the renewal. More

Downtown L.A. Population Jumps 21 percent

Downtown L.A. Population Jumps 21%

Downtown Marketing Report &
Resident Demographic Report

Download the DCBID Downtown Los Angeles Market Report and 2006 Demographic Survey of New Downtown Residents report that assesses overall economic growth in Downtown and economic power of the new residential population.

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Downtown Living Weekend 2007

Downtown Living Weekend 2007

From adaptive reuse conversions of historic office buildings into loft-style apartments and condos, to new-construction high-rise luxury condominiums and apartments with million dollar views, Downtown has it all! Come to the Downtown Living Weekend for a taste!

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Email Newsletter

Email Newsletter

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Sign up for What's Up Downtown, our monthly email update on upcoming events, new businesses, and downtown deals. More
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Discover Upcoming Events
There’s a lot to do in Downtown L.A.! Explore a thriving scene for culture, entertainment, and more. Whatever your passion, you’ll find it here! More
Videos and Podcasts

Videos & Podcasts

See Our Videos About Downtown
Take a tour of Downtown L.A. with Huell Howser, or watch Join Us! to hear about Downtown’s renaissance from developers, local politicians, and community advocates. More


 
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