The Sherman HotelStaff Picks

Discover top area attractions for outdoor activities, family-fun, and live entertainment by reading through our blog. Our local Staff Picks page showcases our favorite finds in LA and lets you know what’s happening around town.

  • Welcome in Fall at the Sherman Oaks Street Fair

    October 01, 2018

    With the fall season rolling in comes one of the area’s most popular events—right here in Sherman Oaks. The 28th Annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair is back on October 21 for an entire day of Southern California fall fun! ... Read more

  • Have Fun with Friends at the Santa Monica Pier

    September 03, 2018

    Your trip to Los Angeles won’t be complete without a stop to the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The bright, lively pier has remained one of the most notable landmarks of Southern California since its formation, over 100 years ago. ... Read more

  • Catch Ed Sheeran at the Rose Bowl

    August 06, 2018

    Just because the summer is winding down doesn’t mean the fun has to! LA’s summer of amazing concerts continues strong with Ed Sheeran’s North American Tour stop to the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena on August 18th. ... Read more

  • Fun Dining, Shops, and Shows Await at Third Street Promenade

    July 02, 2018

    Dive into the buzzing scene of Downtown Santa Monica with an afternoon at the Third Street Promenade. A lively mix of shops, eateries, and street performers, the Promenade always has something exciting going on just waiting for you! ... Read more

  • The Annual LA Pride Parade Returns June 9 - 10

    June 04, 2018

    June not only marks the start of the summer season but also welcomes one of the biggest pride events in the country. The annual LA Pride Parade, June 9 – 10, attracts thousands—nearly half a million—of visitors every year to show support and celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.... Read more

  • Stargazing at the Griffith Observatory

    May 03, 2018

    We’re always heading straight for the stars at the Griffith Observatory. This L.A. landmark is southern California’s dreamy gateway to the cosmos where visitors can study telescopes, explore exhibits, and enjoy all things galaxy.... Read more

  • A Walk Down Memory Lane Awaits on Sunset Boulevard

    April 02, 2018

    Add a bit of Hollywood magic to your trip with a walk down the historic Sunset Boulevard. Beginning in the bright lights of Downtown and ending all the way down in dreamy Malibu, Sunset has remained an iconic street in film, television, and in the eyes of all those looking for the California dream.... Read more

  • A Vibrant Meeting Place for Shopping, Dining, and More

    March 05, 2018

    The Galleria offers a lively and diverse open-air space for friends, families, and visitors to connect through food, shopping, entertainment, and more.... Read more

  • A Day Exploring the Beauty of Malibu

    February 01, 2018

    Experience the true southern California lifestyle with a visit to peaceful Malibu.... Read more