Welcome to West Hollywood
Vibrant city with excellent shopping, dining, and nightlife.
West Hollywood is a vibrant, inclusive, and progressive city located between Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Hollywood Hills, Hollywood, the Fairfax District, and Beverly Grove. Often referred to as WeHo, West Hollywood is a hub of creativity and fashion. Commercial corridors along Santa Monica Boulevard, Robertson Boulevard, and the Sunset Strip are packed with legendary nightlife venues, trend-setting boutiques, and chic interior design stores. WeHo is also a longtime hub of the LGBTQ+ community, with more than a third of residents identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
West Hollywood is a walkable urban neighborhood with an eclectic mix of old and new properties. The real estate mix includes many classic Spanish-style bungalows on quiet residential streets. There are also sleek condominium complexes offering stylish living space and high-end amenities close to the bustle of WeHo’s liveliest streets.
What to Love
Walkable urban neighborhood
Progressive and inclusive city
Sunset Strip nightlife
Robertson Boulevard shopping
People & Lifestyle
West Hollywood is one of the most dynamic parts of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. From the nightlife along Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Boulevard to the fashion boutiques of the West Hollywood Design District, this city’s urban amenities are second to none. West Hollywood has a long and proud history of being of the most progressive and inclusive communities in the United States.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Sunset Strip runs for 1.6 miles along the West Hollywood stretch of Sunset Boulevard. This world-renowned party destination is home to iconic rock clubs and live music venues such as The Rainbow Bar and Grill
, The Roxy Theatre
, The Viper Room
, and Whiskey a Go Go
. The Comedy Store
and The Laugh Factory
have played an important role in launching the careers of countless superstar comedians. A-list acts often stop by both to try out new material in secret sets. Other nightlife options on the Sunset Strip include lively Irish pub Rock & Reilly’s
, cozy tavern The Den
, and glitzy hotel bars and lounges such as Mmhmmm
at the Standard Hotel and the Mondrain’s rooftop Skybar
. The West Hollywood Design District
is an upscale commercial and cultural area featuring over 200 restaurants, retailers, and galleries. Robertson Boulevard runs through the West Hollywood Design District with dozens of fashion boutiques where celebrities shop for the latest trends. Robertson Boulevard is also home to glamorous celebrity haunt The Ivy
. Santa Monica Boulevard is the epicenter of West Hollywood’s proud LGBTQ+ culture with popular bars and clubs such as The Surly Goat
. The Troubadour
on Santa Monica Boulevard has launched the careers of countless big-name musical acts. Elton John performed his first American concert here in the 1970s, and John Lennon and Harry Nilsson were once ejected for heckling performers. Santa Monica Boulevard also has great restaurants, including seafood spot Connie & Ted’s
and innovative contemporary eatery Norah
Things to Do
West Hollywood is a lively destination at any time, but this is especially true during some of the large events which take place in the city. West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
is a huge street party bringing as many as 500,000 costumed revelers to Santa Monica Boulevard. The LA Pride Parade & Festival
centers on Christopher Street West with three stages of entertainment and tens of thousands of participants. One City One Pride
is an annual LGBTQ arts festival which sees venues around West Hollywood host film screenings and musical performances between May and June. WeHo is located directly beneath the Hollywood Hills, where miles of hiking trails offer panoramic views over Los Angeles. Head to Runyon Canyon Park
for dog-friendly trails and natural scenery, which feels a world away from the bustle of the Sunset Strip.
West Hollywood is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Schools include:
West Hollywood Elementary, Public, K-5
Larchmont Center, Public, Charter, Alternative, K-12