WeHo’s Fifth Annual ‘#Boom’ Celebrates New Year’s Alcohol Free

#Boom, West Hollywood’s annual alcohol- and drug-free New Year’s Eve event, will take take place Dec. 31 with “A Prom to Remember” as its theme.

The event will take place at the West Hollywood Park Auditorium, located at 647 N. San Vicente Blvd. south of Santa Monica. It will feature a DJ, dancing, food carts with free nachos and tacos, a photo booth, a midnight balloon drop and an alcohol-free midnight toast. There will be a costume contest for those wearing their most fabulous prom attire and participants will get their prom pictures taken and receive a corsage from Hollywood body painting artist Marky Make Up. The event begins at 8 p.m. and runs until 1 a.m.

Limited parking will be available in the adjacent West Hollywood Park five-story parking structure. The PickUp, West Hollywood’s free weekend ride, will run along Santa Monica Boulevard in a six-mile loop with 15 stops in each direction between Robertson Boulevard and La Brea Avenue from 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 until 3 a.m. on Jan. It arrives at stops every 15 minutes. Visit The PickUp online at www.wehopickup.com.

#Boom is sponsored by the City of West Hollywood, the Institute for Public Strategies, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the West Hollywood Project, the Tweakers Project and APLA Health. Admission is free but capacity is limited. To RSVP, visit https://boom2018.eventbrite.com. Attendees must be 18 years or over to enter.