Watch the Royal Wedding in Los Angeles

William and Kate are tying the knot; where will you watch the royal wedding in Los Angeles? While some of us might be in bed during the actual nuptials, for those who aren’t WHERE found some of LA’s top regal celebrations.


royal-wedding-los-angelesMontage Beverly Hills
April 29. In a venue fit for a king, those who did not make Prince William and Kate Middleton’s exclusive wedding list can gather for a Royal Wedding Viewing Party/Afternoon Tea (noon-4 p.m.). Feel like a royal A-lister as you sip exclusive artisan tea varieties in custom-made china, while enjoying pastries prepared by celebrity chef Richard Ruskell (current contestant on Food Network’s Last Cake Standing). The Royal Wedding Viewing Party takes place in the Lobby Lounge and Library, and features the (pre-recorded) wedding, along with pre and post-event highlights. Moms can also bring their little princes and princesses to the festivities with the hotel’s limited-time Mommy & Me afternoon tea package, which includes a complimentary children’s tea with the purchase of an adult afternoon tea. traditional tea $39/pp. Guests can upgrade to a Royal Tea experience, choosing Pomegranate or Kir Royale champagne, priced respectively at $51 and $61/pp. For Royal Wedding Viewing Party reservations in the Lobby Lounge and Library at Montage Beverly Hills, call 310.860.7940. Montage Beverly Hills, 225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.860.7970.

Ye Olde King’s Head
April 29-30. At this Santa Monica outpost for all things Brit, the wedding will be on replay throughout the entire day on Friday; that morning toast the royal couple with a complementary class of champagne when you order a king-sized breakfast, from 9-11 a.m. Come back at 8 p.m. for the Beatles tribute in the main bar, where you can sport your finest tiara. On Friday and Saturday, the crown room hosts afternoon tea (noon, 2 p.m. seatings) where you can watch the wedding on replay and sip champagne with your tea. Ye Olde King’s Head, 116 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.451.1402.

Rose Tree Cottage
April 29-30. Not only is the quaint Pasadena tea cottage your best source for royal wedding souvenirs, you can also celebrate the royal wedding with afternoon tea (1 p.m., 4 p.m. seatings) in the main tea room, Regency Room and Safari Pavilion. Enjoy the traditional tea while watching a video of the royal day, along with a hat competition: “Hats fit for an English Wedding.” Tea benefits Bloom Where Planted (Rose Tree cottage’s African Children’s Charitable Foundation). $50. Reservations required: 626.793.3337. 801 S. Pasadena Ave., Pasadena, 626.793.3337.

Brits In LA Royal Wedding Slumber Party
April 28-29. Arrive at the Cat & Fiddle at 10 p.m. Thursday for happy hour with a DJ; the wedding viewing starts at midnight with the procession; then “I dos” at 3 a.m., followed by coffee and carriages from 4-5 a.m. Wear you royal pajamas and tiaras and bring handkerchiefs. $20, includes a free drink and food. Cat & Fiddle, 6530 Sunset Blvd., L.A.,  323.468.3800. Purchase tickets here:

Madame Tussauds
April 29. Were you snubbed by Will and Kate and left off the guest list?  Can’t afford to fly to Britain?  Either way – have no fear. Madame Tussauds Hollywood will be broadcasting the Royal Wedding live on its outdoor “jumbotron” in the midst of their public celebration beginning at 1 a.m. this. The first 100 revelers will also receive free admittance tickets to Madame Tussauds. 6933 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.798.1670 Map H13

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