What’s Happening in Studio City: September

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Despite summer coming to a close, there’s still some amazing events happening in Studio City! For example, the L.A. Food Fest. With over 100+ different selections it’s the perfect place to let your inner foodie out. And after a weekend of the best eats, watch Hollywood Shorts on Tuesday September 11.  Here you’ll celebrate short filmmakers from around the world and see some of their best screenings!


L.A. Food Fest at Santa Anita Park   

Calling all foodies! On September 8, Santa Anita Park is the place to be for a one-stop feast. With gates opening at 3 p.m. and all you can eat & drink, stretchy pants are a must! The L.A. Food Fest showcases a craft beer garden, an iced coffee lounge and an ice cream social; just to name a few. The L.A. Food Fest team has hand-picked over 100+ vendors, all of which can be located on their handy dandy map (at the fest). From celebrity chefs to hot new restaurants, there’s a ton of eats to pick from. Pro tip: bring a blanket as you kick back to eat and listen to some great tunes. You can reserve your tickets here with rates around $65 per person.


Hotel Near Santa Anita Park

After a food-filled day, sleeping off your food coma is probably best! Book a stay at a nice local hotel like the Studio City Court Yard. Studio City Courtyard is a beautiful boutique hotel near Santa Anita Park and perfect for anyone traveling on a budget.


Hollywood Shorts Outdoor Summer Screening    

Want to sit back and enjoy some motion picture art? Then the Hollywood Shorts Outdoor Summer Screening on September 11, is the perfect place to be. This monthly program showcases the art of short filmmakers and is sponsored by HBO and KCRW. Grab free popcorn at the Ford Terrace Café before sitting back and watching some of the best short films.  This night under the stars will satisfy your inner artsy side (we’re sure of it). But, that’s not all. Afterwards stay awhile for a Q&A with the filmmakers!  Free shuttles will pick up from the Universal City/Studio City Metro stop. And you can purchase your $10 ticket here!


Hotel Near Hollywood Shorts

What better way to end a starlit movie night than at an old Hollywood hotel? Yep, we’re talking about the iconic Sportsmen Lodge. Known for its many iconic guests, Sportsmen maintains the soul of historic Hollywood while offering a variety of modern amenities.

September offers you the best of both worlds. Come and enjoy the food and the films here in Studio City!



Studio City Court Yard
With its comfortable furnishings and close location to Hollywood attractions, this hotel makes a great budget-friendly choice for traveling families. 12933 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604.

Sportsmen Lodge
With the soul of iconic Hollywood and aesthetic of modern Los Angeles, this historic hotel is just minutes from the best attractions of San Fernando Valley. 12825 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604. 818.769.4700