If you’ve ever watched a movie or television show that takes place in Beverly Hills, you know how beautiful the city is. There are palm trees everywhere, huge shopping destinations, breathtaking hotels and, of course, the chance to see lots of stars. Planning a trip can be overwhelming with everything there is to see and do. Beverly Hills is also rich in culture and throws a few yearly festivals and events to celebrate, appreciate and showcase its beautiful culture and traditions. Below are some of the top annual events in the city of Beverly Hills:
Beverly Hills artSHOW (formerly Affaire in the Gardens Art Show)
This event draws over 200 artists and exhibitors to the venue from across the United States during each season. The event is usually held in May and October each year, at the Beverly Gardens Park. Besides the beautiful and intriguing art displays, visitors will find several live entertainments and a wide variety of alfresco dining options. A children’s art and craft booth offer families a way to keep the kids entertained while they take in the carnival atmosphere of the art show. Most of the artwork on display during the Affaire in the Gardens Art Show can be purchased directly from the exhibitors.
Concerts on Canon
This is a series of concerts that take place on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Both local residents and visitors congregate at the Beverly Cañon Gardens to listen to various genres of music including Jazz and Rock-and-Roll. Seats are available of a first-come, first-served basis and the guest is free to bring food and drinks for replenishment during the events.
This is a unique canine extravaganza organized every year by the city’s Department of Community Services. The event features over two dozen vendors selling pets and pet-related products, food trucks, lots of fun activities and live entertainment. There is a pet talent show competition and a parade with awards for the winning pets. This fun family-friendly event also features an onsite a pet-adoption program and is the best way to get that pet you’ve always wanted.
Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance
Last on the list is Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance, a world-popular event held annually on father’s day that draws exotic and luxurious modern-day automobiles to Beverly Hills. The event attracts thousands of enthusiasts and professional divers in what is probably one of the world’s best automobiles extravaganza. The tradition has been part of Beverly Hills for over two decades.