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Big days at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (like during the University of Southern California Trojan's football season, when they play their home games there) often lead to big nights of celebrating. Happily, there are plenty of nightclubs, bars and even bowling alleys nearby that cater to those in the mood to keep the party going. Most of the best nightlife venues near the Coliseum are in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, just a couple of miles from the stadium, so plan to have a designated driver or simply take a quick taxi or Metro ride there. L.A. Live near the Staples Center is a hotbed of action, boasting Lucky Strike Lanes, The Conga Room, the Nokia Theater and a number of other bars and restaurants. Something is always open there (Lucky Strike is going until at least 1:00 a.m. every night of the week); meanwhile, places like La Cita Bar offer up live music just about every night, too. On weekends the nightlife choices expand, as dance clubs like The Mayan, The Belasco Theater, the Crocker Club and The Vault open their doors and go off until 2:00 a.m. That's the mandatory closing time for bars and clubs in California, so expect last call at about 1:30 a.m., no matter where you've chosen to keep your post-Memorial Coliseum festivities going on.