Los Angeles, USA!
including Venice, complete with funky shops on a colorful boardwalk, and Santa Monica, whose pier offers rides and games. Live music venues dot the billboard-lined Strip, a stretch of Sunset Boulevard running through the West Hollywood area. Beverly Hills is the site of the famously upscale shopping street Rodeo Drive.
- Arts and cultural events happen regularly, including film festivals such as LA Film Fest (Jun),
- AFI Fest (Nov).
- In summer, there are free outdoor concerts and film screenings at venues across the city.
- Other major annual events include the Academy Awards (Feb/Mar),
- The LA Marathon (Feb/Mar).