Fountain at sunset in Grand Park, LA

Grand Park, Los Angeles

Updated by Pat Dorri on March 14 2024

Urban Oasis and Cultural Hub in Downtown Los Angeles.

Address: 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, United States

Two pink benches at Grand Park, LA with skyscrapers and blue sky in the background
Take a seat and a selfie on the famous pink benches.

💲 Free entry

👩‍🦽 Wheelchair accessible

🍽️ Food trucks (availability varies)

🚽 Public Restrooms

Where can I find Grand Park?

Grand Park is in central downtown Los Angeles, stretching between The Music Center on the west and City Hall on the east.

Easily accessible from various parts of the city, the park spans four city blocks, and is a popular place to visit.

From Union Station, it's a short walk southwest on Los Angeles Street, turning left onto Temple Street, with the park beginning just past the Los Angeles City Hall.

Why should I visit Grand Park?

Grand Park is an impressive outdoor space known for its lush landscaping, interactive fountains, and spacious event lawns.

It hosts a variety of public events, including concerts, festivals, and fitness classes, making it a popular throughout the year.

The restored historic Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain, which offers a water show and a shallow wading area, is a hot spot.

What are the opening hours at Grand Park?

General opening hours

Monday - 5:30am to 10pm

Tuesday - 5:30am to 10pm

Wednesday - 5:30am to 10pm

Thursday - 5:30am to 10pm

Friday - 5:30am to 10pm

Saturday - 5:30am to 10pm

Sunday - 5:30am to 10pm

Closures and holidays

Events and programming times may vary, so make sure to check the park's official website for the most up-to-date information.

Los Angeles City Hall on a sunny day
Nearby City Hall offers great views from its observation deck.
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Where should I park when visiting Grand Park?

Parking is available at The Music Center parking lot, with entrances on Grand Ave and Hill Street.

There are also other parking lots and metered street parking in the surrounding downtown area.

Is Grand Park accessible by public transportation?

The Metro Red and Purple lines stop at Civic Center/Grand Park station, just steps away from the park.

There are also several Metro bus lines around Grand Avenue and Hill Street.

When is the best time to visit Grand Park?

The best time to visit Grand Park is during one of its many public events, which shares the cultures and communities of Los Angeles.

The park is especially lively during the summer months with free concerts and outdoor movie nights.

What are the best things to see near Grand Park?

There are plenty of great places close to Grand Park to also explore. Here are some favorites.

  • The Music Center - A premier destination for live performances, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, just west of the park.
  • Los Angeles City Hall - Offers public observation deck with panoramic views of the city.
  • The Broad - A contemporary art museum featuring an impressive collection of artwork and interactive displays.
  • MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) - Located just across from The Broad, it showcases a range of modern art.
Walt Disney Concert Hall is designed by Frank Gehry and is the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra. Photo taken on a bright day.
At the very least a photo of Walt Disney Concert Hall is a must.
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Common questions about Grand Park

The bright pink furniture pieces of furniture are not only a quirky and fun photo opportunity but also a symbol of the park's welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, so everyone can enjoy the surroundings. Here is what else you will find.

Is Grand Park accessible to those with lower mobility?

✔️ Yes, Grand Park is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with strollers.

Is Grand Park free to enter?

✔️ Yes, entry to Grand Park is free, making it an accessible for everyone.

Is Grand Park pet-friendly?

✔️ Yes, Grand Park is pet-friendly, but pets must be kept on a leash at all times.

Is Grand Park child-friendly?

✔️ Yes, Grand Park is family-friendly, with plenty of open space for children to play.

Is Grand Park a year-round attraction?

✔️ Yes, Grand Park is open year-round, offering a green escape regardless of the season.

Are refreshments available at Grand Park?

✔️ Yes, while there is no fixed café, food trucks offer a variety of food and drink options.

Are there restrooms at Grand Park?

✔️ Yes, there are public restrooms available for visitors at Grand Park.

What else is useful to know before I visit Grand Park

Check the park's website or social media to find out about any special events or programs taking place.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the park.

Night view of Grand Park Fountain Los Angeles, with bright red lighting across the fountain
The impressive fountain in Grand Park is often even more exciting to visit come night time.
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Where to stay near Grand Park

There are plenty of great hotel options in Los Angeles to head back to after enjoying Grand Park. Here are our favorites.

  • Hotel Per La, Autograph Collection - Centrally located, this plush hotel is an exceptional stay, while their dedicated team delivers first-class service.

  • citizenM Los Angeles Downtown - This trendy hotel serves as a convenient gateway to the Broadway Theater District and Little Tokyo, and many other great LA top attractions.

  • Ambrose Hotel - At Ambrose Hotel and you can expect stylish accommodation, fit for all the family, in the heart of Santa Monica.