Of course, you want your nearest and dearest to have a grand old time, too (no one likes a hooray-for-me-and-eff-you fete!), so a little planning with them in mind is key. But who has time for that? Well, that's where we come in. We've lined up the best sites for a killer birthday bash in L.A., so that you can focus on more important things (ahem, your outfit). Whether you're toasting your first legal alcoholic beverage or need some help trudging "over the hill," we've got something for every age demo and disposition — birthday spanking not included.
Photos (clockwise from left): Via Lure, Agency, Cliff’s Edge Official Facebook, AV
Lure promises to live up to it's illustrious name by mesmerizing your eyes and ears with a spectacle of lights and music. There will be plenty to keep your mind occupied, from a 14-foot fire sculpture (to keep you warm) while you knock back drinks at the main bar to the high-def LED walls that will catapult your mind into the fourth dimension. A birthday at Lure will have you feeling like Alice in Wonderland as you travel deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole.
Lure, 1439 Ivar Avenue (near De Longpre Avenue); 323-463-0004.
Everyone knows that you are going to be dancing and partying "like it's your birthday," and Hollywood’s Agency is blasting all the right tunes so you can light up the dance floor like a true dancing queen. This exclusive "invite-only" dance spot features only the best DJs spinning their freshest tracks for you and your crew to bust a move, making this birthday bash one for the ages.
Agency, 6021 Hollywood Boulevard (between North Gower Street and North Bronson Avenue); 323-463-7000.
Your birthday is the one day out of the year that you get treated like a celebrity, so you need to party like one (right?). Celebrate another year of life and let AV serve as the coup de grâce to the plain and simple life of yesterday as you’re ushered into a realm of urbanity and class. Dance and commemorate the dawn of a new you and leave your mark inside one of L.A.'s most historic hot spots. You may not actually be Jayne Mansfield, but we promise you that after a birthday bash at AV, you will certainly feel like a “Playgirl After Dark.”
AV Night Club, 1601 North Cahuenga Boulevard (at Hollywood Boulevard); 323-466-1400.
Greystone Manor, 643 La Cienega Boulevard (at Melrose Place); 310-652-2012.
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