Q: How can I nominate someone for a Walk of Fame Star?
A: You can nominate your favorite celebrity with their permission by completing the Walk Of Fame Nomination Form.
Q: Who can do the nominating?
A: Anyone, including a fan, can nominate a celebrity as long as the celebrity or his/her management is in agreement with the nomination. If there is no letter of agreement included from the celebrity or his/her representative, the committee will not accept the application.
Q: What is the cost of a Walk of Fame star ceremony?
A: $50,000 after selection. The money is used to pay for the creation and installation of the star, as well as maintenance of the Walk of Fame. Price subject to change.
Q: Can someone who is deceased be nominated?
A: Yes. One posthumous award may be given each year.
Q: Can someone who is deceased be nominated for a star immediately?
A: No. A posthumous nomination has a five year waiting period.
Q: Is posthumous waiting period five years after the date of their death?
A: Yes. There is a five year waiting period after death.
Q: Can I nominate someone who doesn’t fit in any of the five categories?
A: No. The categories do not change and the nominee must be or have been active in the field of entertainment.
Q: How long after someone has been nominated will the ceremony take place?
A: The recipient has up to five years to schedule their ceremony. If it is not done within the five-year period, it will expire and an application must be resubmitted.
Q: Does the committee accept signatures, petitions or phone calls?
A: The committee does not accept signatures, phone calls, e- mails, or any form of petitions for a nomination. Only official Walk of Fame applications are accepted.
Q: Who are the members of the Walk of Fame selection committee?
A: Each of the five categories is represented by someone with expertise in that field.
Q: How often are stars voted in?
A: Stars are voted in once a year in June. An average of 30 stars are selected per year.
Q: If a nominee isn’t selected during the voting process, do I have to re-submit the application for the following year?
A: The application is effective for two years. If, after two years, the nominee is still not selected, the applicant can file a new application or send a letter requesting that the application be reinstated. Updates on the recipients are accepted and included in their file.
Q: When does the Committee meet?
A: The Committee meets once a year, in June.
Q: How can I find out if someone has a star on the Walk of Fame?
A: You can find star locations on the Walk of Fame Directory on www.walkoffame.com.
Q: Can I attend a Walk of Fame ceremony?
A: Walk of Fame ceremonies are open and free to the public. There is a public viewing area set up for all to enjoy. Please be aware that ceremony dates are subject to change. Call the Walk of Fame information line (323-469-8311) or check our website www.walkoffame.com for verification.
Q: How many nominations are submitted each year?
A: The committee receives an average of two hundred applications a year.
Q: Why do some stars face one way and others face another?
A: So that people walking either direction can see the stars easily.
Q: What are the stars made of?
A: Terrazzo and brass.