MADE in Beverly Hills, a new, citywide architecture and design festival, has added some new programs to its exciting four-day, five-night line-up of events, which will take place in various locations across the City from May 4-7, 2023. 

The festive opening night celebration, “Night at the Mansion,” will take place on Wednesday, May 3 at the Historic Greystone Mansion and will feature a performance by the Dreamboats, a high energy, retro styled quartet that delights audiences with their award-winning songs inspired by the music of the 50s and 60s. Tickets for Night at the Mansion and all other MADE in Beverly Hills events are available online at:

In addition to architecture and garden tours, educational programs, and other events that celebrate Beverly Hills architecture and design, the festival now includes a Sunday Signature Home Tour of an exclusive, beautifully designed home in the historic Trousdale Estates neighborhood. A new and entertaining presentation was also added called “The Rodeo Drive Revolution 1960-1981” by culture historian Rose Apodaca. 

Additional newly added events include:

Opening Night Celebration: Night at the Mansion (5/3, 5 – 7 pm, $150)

Location: Greystone Mansion Courtyard

Experience an unforgettable evening during sunset at the historic Greystone Mansion. The party will feature live entertainment by The Dreamboats and a hosted wine reception with a special welcome from City of Beverly Hills officials.

Sunday Signature Home Tour (5/7, $45)

Location: Trousdale Estates

Take a special tour of a gorgeous and iconic home in the historic neighborhood of Trousdale Estates on a spacious property that was previously the residence of Dean Martin. 

The Rodeo Drive Revolution 1960-1981 with Rose Apodaca (5/6, $30)

Location: Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

Join culture historian Rose Apodaca for a captivating presentation on the evolution of Rodeo Drive from 1960 to 1981 and the seismic impact Fred Hayman had there and beyond its gilded city limits. Discover how Rodeo Drive went from a sleepy street in Beverly Hills to one of the world’s most iconic shopping destinations, frequented by celebrities, socialites, and international visitors alike. 

In addition to the newly added events, tickets are also on sale for these other exciting programs:

Trousdale Coach Tour (5/5 – 5/7, 12 – 4 pm, $50)

Starting location: Greystone Mansion & Gardens: The Doheny Estate

This unique tour will provide interactive insights into Beverly Hills’ fashionable Trousdale Estates, one of the most sought-after locations in the world. The specially curated coach tour will showcase the community’s stunning modernist architecture. 

Architectural Trolley Ride (5/4 through 5/7, 9 am – 4 pm, FREE)

Stops: City Hall, Rodeo/Dayton, The Beverly Hilton, Will Rogers Park

Every day of the festival the Beverly Hills trolley will depart from City Hall and treat guests to a free, 4-mile loop throughout the city where they can discover interactive architectural experiences. 

Virginia Robinson Gardens Tour (5/4 – 5/6, 9 am – 4 pm, $40)

Location: Greystone Mansion & Gardens: The Doheny Estate

This guided tour will showcase the Virginia Robinson Gardens, a stunningly beautiful six-acre estate with opulent gardens that showcases an impressive collection of rare and exotic plants from around the world. 

Historic Rodeo Drive Guided Walking Tour (5/6, 10 am and 12:30 pm, $30)

Meet at: Beverly Gardens Park

The Beverly Hills Historical Society will lead a magical history walking tour of legendary Rodeo Drive that highlights the architectural landmarks of this famous street.

Edelweiss Chocolates Tour (5/7, 11 am – 4 pm, $10)

Location: Edelweiss Chocolates

Tour the oldest chocolate shop in the city and the one that inspired the famous chocolate factory scene from “I Love Lucy.” At the end of the tour, guests will be given a handcrafted chocolate that commemorates MADE in Beverly Hills—a sweet way to remember this delicious experience.

Presentation: Over The Top — The Architecture of Trousdale Estates (5/6, 11 am, $15)

Location: Beverly Hills Public Library Auditorium

Author and historian Steven Price will take guests on a wild roller coaster ride overview of Beverly Hills architectural history with an entertaining and informative talk that will leave the audience breathless. 

Presentation: Googie: Architecture as One of the Seven Lively Arts (5/6, 1 pm, $15)

Location: Beverly Hills Public Library Auditorium

Architect and historian Alan Hess will discuss Googie architecture in Beverly Hills and beyond and explore both famous and forgotten landmarks of this style and reveal its roots in California’s maverick outlook on design.

Presentation: A Case Study of Luxury Retail and Modern Design in Beverly Hills (5/6, 2 pm, $15) Location: Beverly Hills Public Library Auditorium

Join architects Chris Carr of HBC and Leo Marmol of Marmol Radziner as they explore the history of luxury retail in Beverly Hills.

Tickets for Night at the Mansion and all other MADE in Beverly Hills events are available online at: