Out-of-town friends and relatives coming in to visit is perhaps the second most terrifying thing you have to worry about, after sharknados (seriously, be prepared). But luckily, Thrillist has you covered with a bevy of sweet spots to take all those people who don't totally fit in your normal social hangin' wheelhouse
THE GUEST: YOUR SISTER AND HER THREE-YEAR-OLD KID Yeah, of course you love your niece/nephew, but the last time you hung out somewhere that allowed children in was... er... the last time you visited your sister's house in Pennsylvania, probably. Here's where you can take 'em in town that won't bore you to tears, too
El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd; Hollywood; 323.467.7674 This Disney-owned theater is a glitzy reproduction of an old-school movie house, with a super-state-of-the-art sound system and screen and a pre-show that includes an organist playing classic tunes from animated films -- plus often-included-with-your-ticket bonuses, like Pixar-themed carnival games and 4D shows.