Bus leaves from 4th & Main in downtown LA.
A nighttime bus tour of neon signs, movie marquees and permanent installations of contemporary neon art through Downtown and Hollywood. Developed by MONA beginning in 1985, this narrated tour points out prime examples of local neon’s aesthetic dimensions…placing them firmly within the context of 20th century Los Angeles culture and history. From the classic movie marquees of downtown Los Angeles’ theater district to the glittering lights of Hollywood and the glowing pagodas of Chinatown, you will see outstanding examples of contemporary neon art as well as innovative electrical advertising on this award-winning tour. Jump on board the top deck of a convertible British bus and let your knowledgeable guide delight you with history and anecdotes about the urban electric jungle of Los Angeles. Now in its 17th consecutive year, the Neon Cruise begins in the Historic Corridor. Tours meet at 7:00PM and the bus departs at 7:30PM sharp for the three-hour tour. Tours fill up quickly every year, so call 213.489.9918 or purchase online and buy your tickets early. WAY COOLER THAN A NORMAL VALENTINE.