If you’re in LA and want to take your kids to a movie, El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard is the place. Mostly 3D Disney Movies are a specialty of the house. And the house itself is a SoCal attraction.
Families love to visit the old El Capitan Theatre just for the experience, a glittering example of cinema that opened in 1926 on Hollywood Boulevard.
Bang’ Tip: Check out “Tiny Tot Tuesdays” where you’ll see family movie characters, live singing, and colorful confetti falling from the ceiling.
Built in 1926 and fully restored by the Walt Disney Company in 1989, the El Capitan Theatre is a sight to see with it’s elegant Spanish Colonial exterior and elaborate East Indian interior.
Visitors to the area appreciate its location on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
El Capitan Know Before You Go
First time at El Capitan? Here’s what you need to know to make your visit a little savvier:
El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood CA 90028 (south side of Hollywood Blvd, west of Highland Ave., across from the Chinese Theatre).
Parking at El Capitan Theatre
Skip the expensive parking at this venue and part at Hollwood & Highland Center (directly across from the theater). El Capitan Theatre will validate your parking ticket if you park at H&H Center (look for the validation machine at the lobby entrance — $2 parking for four hours with validation).
You’ll find a Metro Red Line subway station in the Hollywood and Highland Center directly across the street from the El Capitan.
Restaurants Near El Capitan Theatre
You’ll find tons of other fun things to do within walking distance. Have a chocolate shake or sundae at Ghiradelli, grab a bite at Mel’s Diner, or a pizza at California Pizza Kitchen.
Website and box office info at elcapitantheatre.com.