New year, new experiences! Looking for the perfect night out for the ultimate sports fan, music aficionado, or foodie in your life? Look no further than L.A. Live for endless options! From a culinary adventure to an unforgettable sporting event, here are a few ideas for your next night out in DTLA at L.A. Live and The Staples Center.

For Sports Fans

Whether you’re cheering on the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, L.A. Kings or L.A. Sparks, it’s a busy season ahead at STAPLES Center! With over 250 events each year, there’s bound to be a game where the ultimate sports fan in your life would love to be cheering from the sidelines! See the all of game schedules here.

Looking to get active? It’s time to lace up your skates and enjoy a quintessential winter activity on your next date night at L.A. Live, from now until January 12th! Gliding over ice not your thing? Not to worry, L.A. Live is home to Lucky Strike Bowling, a definite favorite on those colder days in DTLA!


For Foodies

L.A. Live is a foodies dream, and while there are many notable restaurants to choose from, we had to share our top four recommendations: Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Broken Spanish, UPour Floor at Tom’s Watch Bar and Katsuya.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill: Enjoy incredible views with signature dishes and a twist on classic comfort foods paired with a specialty drink menu at Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill! Our pick: Braised Short Rib Pasta with Tuscan Kale, Roasted Tomatoes, Hand Cut Mafalde Pasta. Ready to take it up a notch? Visit WP24 for 24th-floor views of DTLA on top on the Ritz-Carlton.


Broken Spanish: A Hope + Flower team favorite! Get ready for high-end Mexican cuisine from chef Ray Garcia like you’ve never tasted before. In fact, the LA Times reported, “There’s a playfulness that permeates the cooking, along with all the guajillo chiles and green garlic and epazote.” Our pick: The Borrego (Lamb Shank, Onion Marmalade, Chile Negro and Pomegranate).

UPour Floor at Tom’s Watch Bar: the FIRST Pour Your Own drinking experience in Downtown L.A. Now open with 50 taps of beer, wine, cider, cocktails, kombucha and nitro coffee. UPour as little or as much as you want and pay by the ounce. Sample the latest IPA. Mix-n-match beer flavors. Add some Nitro Coffee to your Guinness. Create your own drink, at your own pace.

Katsuya L.A. Live: From Master Sushi Chef Katsuya L.A. Uechi comes sushi spot Katsuya! With your choice of unique sushi and sashimi platters, and Japanese signature dishes including Miso-Marinated Block Cod, Katsuya is a foodie paradise. Our pick (and their signature dish): Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice with a side of Vegetable Tempura!


For Music Lovers

Immerse yourself in music and start 2020 off on a new beat! Music lovers alike can enjoy a night out at L.A. Live, whether attending a concert at the STAPLES Center or learning about the magic behind the music at The GRAMMY Museum.

Dedicated to educating through immersive exhibitions with detailed stories and artifacts, The GRAMMY Museum has it all. Visit now to experience, ‘On The Red Carpet’ highlighting original pieces worn on the GRAMMY red carpet! Skip the line and get your ticket ahead of time on their website here.

Amidst all the sports action at STAPLES Center, there are some key concerts scheduled for the new year including Kane Brown, KISS (they’re final tour ever!), and powerhouse Celine Dion brings her Courage World Tour on April 2nd and 3rd.

Ready for your next night out in DTLA? Tag us on Instagram and let us know what you’re up to this month!


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