West Hollywood is an area popular for its dining, shopping, arts, and nightlife. While it is densely populated, it is also ranked as the most walkable city in all of California thanks to its compact organization and street grid. Commercial areas are prominent in West Hollywood, but several residential neighborhoods are also present within the city. Events are held year-round in West Hollywood, ranging from book fairs to the Oscars to parades to a halloween carnival – the biggest Halloween street party in the country. Its spotlight on arts and culture makes West Hollywood a place overflowing with creativity for its residents to both contribute to and appreciate.