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Thanksgiving at the Sportsmen's Lodge

Odd Market Studio City gets a Farmers Market and goes Weekly

From 12pm to 5pm the Sportsmen's Lodge event center will be hosting a Thanksgiving feast complete with specialized menu in our beautiful event center just outside our man made lagoons and waterfall.

Menu items will include a delicious Seafood Ice Display such as Peel and Eat Shrimp, King Crab Legs, and Oysters on a Half Shell. It will also include classics such as a Whole Roasted Turkey or Prime Rib of Beef. For the dessert lovers, we will have your choice of Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie as well as other treats prepared to perfection.

Let your family celebrate with ours as we serve you an assortment of goodies that should leave you satisfied!

For reservations please call us at (818) 755-5000 or email us at

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Summer School Sundays at Sportsmen's Lodge
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Aqualillies ~ The World's Most Glamorous Water Ballet

This summer, we are excited to welcome welcome the Aqualillies to the Sportsmen's Lodge Pool

Aqualillies is the world's most glamorous synchronized swimming entertainment company, reinventing the classic art for the new millennium. Diving off the pages of Vogue, Marie Claire and The New York Times, Aqualillies has become synonymous with classic beauty, sexy sophistication, luxury and style. In front of the camera or at live events for clients, Aqualillies inspires audiences with awesome and innovative spectacles of romance, athleticism and grace.

The Aqualillies offer synchronized swimming classes for hotel guests and also use the space for rehearsal. This July and August, they will be on site on Sundays from 6-9pm.

Aqualillies ~ The World's Most Glamorous Water Ballet from AQUALILLIES on Vimeo.

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Thursday Night Markets at Sportsmen's Lodge

Thursday Night Markets at Sportsmen's Lodge

Sportmen's Lodge Logo 1st thursday's Night MarketOn May 1, the Sportsmen's Lodge launches the San Fernando Valley's first Thursday Night Market, an event that will bring together 50 vendors, 10 food trucks, a four-hour happy hour at Pool Bar, dinner specials at New Patio Cafe, live music and more. The event will take place on the first Thursday of every month, from now until October, in the front lot of the Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel. Visit for more details.

WHAT: Thursday Night Markets
WHEN: Starting May 1, 3-9 p.m.
WHERE: Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City; 818-769-4700
COST: No entrance fee

L.A. Event Co Productions

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Eat Your Heart Out at dineLA

River Rock Participating in dineLA 2014

dineLA 2014Our good friends at River Rock are participating in the illustrious dineLA Restaurant Week as we speak! dineLA is a chance for Los Angeles to showcase our world-class culinary scene, and from January 20 – 31 enjoy a Pre-Fix menu at River Rock featuring decadent appetizers, entrées and desserts for just $35/person. New this year you can also enter to win dineLA for a whole year! This special prize includes $2,600 in restaurant gift cards to some of LA’s hottest restaurants. Or, for the social media savvy, snap photos of your dineLA dish and tag them with #dineLA for your chance to win a special prize.

Duck Potstickers. Wild Mushroom Ravioli. Créme Brulee. A foodie paradise at your fingertips. Make your reservations today!

River Rock Menu

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New Year’s Eve in Hollywood – Studio City

Celebrate the New Year at River Rock, Formerly River Rock Lounge, in Studio City

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at River Rock. Then, when the party is over and your New Year’s Day hangover is in full effect, stop back in for a fabulous (and replenishing) New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch. A perfect end to 2013, and a perfect cure to your first hangover of 2014!

New Year’s Eve

River Rock - formerly River Rock Lounge Studio City Our Executive Chef has put together an exclusive pre-fix New Year’s Eve menu including a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and more. Selections include American caviar, vichyssoise, steak tartar, shrimp risotto, filet mignon, lobster tail and chocolate soufflé. Each pre-fix dinner is priced at $75/person and available in the dining room or on the patio. Bar patrons will be able to order from our bar menu and patio patrons may order from either. Then, when your belly is full, and it’s time to get a jump-start on your New Year’s weight-loss resolution, dance the night away to one of LA’s hottest DJs, spinning from 10pm to 2am.

New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch

River Rock Brunch - formerly River Rock Lounge Studio CItyNourishment and “hair of the dog” are the name-of-the-game during our New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch, 10am to 2pm. Stop in for a replenishing brunch buffet with omelet station, and enjoy bottomless mimosas for just $12. Bloody Marys will also be available!

Dine, drink and dance with us as we celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in epic, River Rock style!

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Kiwanis Club Los Angeles “Fill the Truck” Drive

Sportsmen’s Lodge Teams up with the Kiwanis Club

We’re joining forces with Kiwanis Club Entertainment Industry Group – Los Angeles for a holiday clothing drive for the homeless! We’ll be collecting clothing at Sportsmen’s Lodge, now through January 24, 2014, at which point we’ll ship our contribution over to Panera Bread on January 25 for the official “Fill the Truck” drive. Acceptable items include men’s, women’s or children’s clothing. Bring your pants, shirts, coats, sweaters, etc. Any soft material clothing is what we’re after – and we want it all! Please, no household items. Tax receipts will be available and all items will be donated to the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission – providing hope, hot meals, housing, health services and healing.

Once again, the official “Fill the Truck” drive is January 25, 2014 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Panera Bread, located at 14708 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Kiwanis Club


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Marriage Equality – “We Do!”

Celebrate Your Love at our LA Wedding Venue

Celebrating love and marriage equality at Sportsmen’s Lodge – we’re excited to team up with LA Wedding Woman for a second round of “A Day of I Do’s” where 100 couples will get the chance to be married in a legal ceremony, followed by a shared reception. This exclusive package is valued at $10,000 but will be available to our couples for just $200 – the “I Do”. For couples interested in a quick, legal oath, instead of a full ceremony, book the “Quick I Do” for only $100. Perhaps you’re already married but ready to renew your vows to the one you love, our “I Do, Too” package should be right up your alley.

Package options include:
- Photography with digital prints
- Wedding cake
- Floral details
- Photo booth
- Live music, and more

Each couple may bring up to 30 guests and champagne will be available at $3/glass. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your event and last-minute registrations and walk-ins are welcome! Please visit the
LA Wedding Woman official site for more information or contact Sportsmen’s Lodge directly.

LA Wedding Venue

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Thanksgiving at Sportsmen’s Lodge

Your Los Angeles Thanksgiving Headquarters for Food, Family and Fun

What will you be thankful for this Thanksgiving? How about leaving the stress and mess of cooking Thanksgiving lunch or dinner to your friends at Sportsmen’s Lodge! We’re excited to once again host our fabulous Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28th. A meal of epic proportions – enjoy all the trimmings of an authentic Thanksgiving feast amid the bucolic beauty and scenery of Sportsmen’s Lodge. Just $40 per person, $20 for children ages five to nine, and completely free for children under four. We’re also offering a 20% discount for seniors 60 and up. Come celebrate family and good fortune with Sportsmen’s Lodge.

Los Angeles Thanksgiving

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The Perfect Marriage

Sportsmen’s Lodge, Brides for a Cause & Wish Upon a Wedding

We’re excited to announce that in just a few weeks we are hosting the Brides for a Cause Charity Wedding Dress Sale. Brides-to-be will be able to choose from 1,000 beautiful designer and brand name wedding dresses at up to 75% savings! And to top it all off – 50% of the proceeds will go to support the non-profit, Wish Upon a Wedding organization.

Brides for a Cause are a Portland-based company providing new and gently used wedding dresses at significant savings to brides. But they don’t stop there – a portion of the profits of each dress they sell are donated to the Wish Upon a Wedding charity. For couples facing terminal illness, Wish Upon a Wedding allows them to enjoy the dream wedding they’ve imagined while leaving all the details to the organization’s dedicated team – allowing couples to spend their time where it’s most needed.

Sportsmen’s Lodge will be hosting a 4-day event, Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, November 10, featuring three days of shopping and a special VIP Sneak Peak on Thursday. The Friday through Sunday event is free to brides and their entourage, while the VIP event on Thursday is just $15 for the bride, plus one, and $10 for each additional ticket. This exclusive event is complete with champagne and appetizers provided by Sportsmen’s Lodge.

VIP Sneak Peak
Thursday, November 7 | 6 pm. To 9 p.m.

General Admission
Friday, November 8 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, November 9 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, November 10 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Print the coupon below and bring it with you for even more savings! Congratulations to all our brides-to-be, and we look forward to seeing you at this special event.


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Port Charles Comes to Hollywood

General Hospital Fan Club Weekend 2013

We’re super excited to once again be hosting General Hospital Fan Club Weekend, July 25 – 29. All five days are chock full of evening events, luncheons and more, featuring many of your Port Charles favorites and set against our beautifully nostalgic accommodations.

General Hospital Fan Club Weekend 2013

GHFCW begins Thursday evening with the official GHFC Cocktail Kickoff event and is followed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with The Main Event showcasing the current cast of General Hospital and even a Past Cast Reunion Event featuring some of your favorites from the last 50 years. Other events will feature Kelly Monaco, Dominic Zamprogna & Jason Thompson, even a Girls’ Night IN Hosted by Emily Wilson and Teresa Castillo. Individual fan clubs will host countless other events across all five days.

All ticketing information can be found on the official General Hospital Fan Club website, as well as event procedures and rules.

The General Hospital Fan Club has provided some great information regarding clothing and other items to pack. Each event is considered “dressy casual” but please keep in mind the weather during July will be quite warm. “Must brings” include a swim suit, hat, water, tote bag, sunscreen, picture ID and something from home for your favorite stars to sign.

The Sportsmen’s Lodge is a Hollywood icon and an idyllic backdrop for GHFCW – complete with recent renovations. Guests enjoy access to the largest pool in Los Angeles as well as contemporary accommodations, on-site dining at the popular Patio Café or River Rock Lounge, and much more.

For complete event details, please visit the Official GHFC Weekend website. We look forward to rolling out the red carpet for all of you!


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Pool Now Open – Live DJs Every Weekend

Burn Daylight at The Sportsmen’s Lodge, Studio City

The Sportsmen's Lodge, Studio CityWe’re very excited to announce that our pool is back open and ready for action! After extensive renovations, the largest pool in the San Fernando Valley is ready to welcome you with live DJs every Saturday and Sunday from 1p.m. to 7p.m. Each DJ will spin to a “Burning Daylight” theme and are sure to add some heat to your afternoon. Featured DJs include:

DJ AmRo – A DC resident  currently residing in LA and spinning hip hop, R&B, top 40 and even some ’80s. DJ AmRo has been spinning since 2009 and has hosted his very own radio show since 2008.

DJ Flossy – A self-described DJ, Dentist and general merrymaker, DJ Flossy is a graduate of the Scratch DJ Academy LA. Don’t be surprised if you catch her adding her own special flavor to songs like Miley Cyrus’ “We Cant’s Stop“.

Pool access is complimentary to registered hotel guest and $25 per visiting adult / $15 per visiting child. Pool entrance fees are subject to change without any advanced notice.

Burn some daylight with us every Saturday and Sunday at the largest pool in the San Fernando Valley!

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Father’s Day at The Sportsmen’s Lodge

Roll Out the Red Carpet for Dad this Father’s Day

Join us at the River Rock Lounge this Sunday (June 16, 2013) from 11am to 4pm for an epic Father’s Day Brunch featuring a grill station, sweet station, and more! View the full menu by clicking on the photo below.

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it” -Clarence Budington Kelland

Father's Day Menu 2013 - Studio, City CA

Flash Back Prom – 93.1 Jack FM
Flash Back Prom - Jack FM

Flash Back Prom - Jack FM

Attention Children of the 80′s (or just fans of the era, in general): The Sportsmen’s Lodge and 93.1 Jack FM will be hosting a Flashback Prom with The Romantics & Tommy Tutone. Join us May 10th from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for a night of pure, 80′s-pop bliss. Any Sixteen Candles fans out there? Your host for the evening is none other than Long Duk Dong, of Sixteen Candles fame.

Make sure to listen to 93.1 Jack FM every day through Friday, May 10 for your chance to win tickets. For contest information please visit the Jack FM website. This epic prom is guaranteed to be totally rad!