The Beverly Hilton will once again host the Golden Globe Awards this year with COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place. The 78th annual ceremony takes place on Feb. 28. It will feature “coast to coast hosts,” with Amy Poehler live from the Beverly Hilton and Tina Fey live from the Rainbow Room in New York. As with other high-profile awards ceremonies during the pandemic, nominees will appear from locations around the world.
The City of Beverly Hills has announced partial lane and full street closures to accommodate the awards. The closures will take place on Wilshire Boulevard, North Santa Monica Boulevard and Merv Griffin Way. Residents are advised to use alternate east-west routes such as South Santa Monica, Olympic, Pico and Sunset Boulevards.
All residential streets will remain open; however, various streets will be posted with no-parking signs. For more information on the complete list of closures, please visit beverlyhills.org/goldenglobes.
North Santa Monica Boulevard:
Westbound: North Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed to westbound traffic from Wilshire Boulevard to Century Park East from 9 p.m. Feb. 26 until 4 a.m. March 1.
Eastbound: North Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed to eastbound traffic from Wilshire Boulevard to Century Park East from 9 p.m. Feb. 27 until 4 a.m. March 1.
Alternate Routes: South Santa Monica Boulevard to remain open in both directions.
The eastbound curb lane of Wilshire Boulevard, east of Whittier, will be closed from 6 a.m. Feb. 24 until 4 a.m. March 1.
Merv Griffin Way:
Merv Griffin Way will be closed to both north and southbound traffic between North Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard from 6 a.m. Feb. 23 until 4 a.m. March 1.
Whittier, Carmelita, Elevado and Lomitas at Walden Drive and Tenton Drive and adjacent alleys:
These streets will not be closed to street traffic on Feb. 28; however, all streets will be posted with no-parking signs. No parking signs will be valid until 12 a.m. March 1.
Parking will be completely restricted (no exceptions) from 6 a.m. Feb. 28 until 12 a.m. March 1 on the following streets:
Whittier Drive: Wilshire Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard.
Parking will be restricted to resident vehicles with a permit or exemption code from 6 a.m. Feb. 28 until 12 a.m. March 1 on the following streets:
Carmelita Avenue: Wilshire Boulevard to Walden Drive;
Lomitas Avenue: Whittier Drive to Walden Drive;
Elevado Avenue: Wilshire Boulevard to Walden Drive;
Trenton Drive: Whittier Drive to Wilshire Boulevard;
Walden Drive: Santa Monica Boulevard to Whittier Drive;
Greenway Drive: Sunset Boulevard to Whittier Drive.
For residents without permit parking, a parking exemption can be obtained by contacting the City’s Parking Exemption Line at 310-285-2548 or online at beverlyhills.org/parkingexemptions.
For questions prior to the day of the event, call the Police Department Traffic Bureau at 310-285-2196. For questions and concerns on the day of the event, call the Golden Globes Hotline M-F 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Feb. 28 from 1 9 p.m. at 310-550- 4680.