1,688 STAPLES Center Tips
The weather was Hot - can be a tad chilly inside the Staple Center . I wore Jogging suit.
I usually valet park close at the Luxe Hotel on Figueroa across the street from the Staple Center
I wore a light jacket and ended up having to buy a thicker one in the team store. Be prepared and take a winter jacket!.
we take the Red Line and walk from 7th and Figueroa station. Very easy and avoid all of the traffice and parking issues!
Avoid the freeway - took Jefferson to Figueroa - much easier!
We spent the $12.00 to go to the Grammy Museum which is in LA LIVE, opposite the Staples Center. It was worth going and takes about 90min plus to go thru. So we made a full time of our trip to down town.
We chose to eat at LA LIve before the show. It was a Saturday night and we arrived a little before six. There are many good eating places to choose from, a reservation may be wise. At six the eating places filled up with even lines. Arriving before six we were seated immediately.
We parked at LA LIve, a very easy walk to Staples Center. Parking a flat rate of $30.00
I wore Smart casual but comfortable clothes. However, anything goes..
Give yourself at least a half hour to get thru the security check
Try to enjoy the outside balcony for an amazing view!
If you are willing to walk just a few blocks, the parking gets more reasonable. Come early and enjoy the Grammy museum first.
We went to the Grammy museum for a couple of hours and thus were able to park more easily close by.
We ate at Panini Cafe and it was very good and reasonably priced.
I took the train for the first time and it was SOOO easy and stress free!!
$30 to park in the Staple Center parking!
The weather was great. The show is on Ice.. I wore If you have kids take a light jacket for them. .
The weather was Chilly due to ice rink. I wore a sweater might be good to bring along.