"I don't even know I'm just excited. And I'm not even from here-I'm from Houston," said Kelsea Cook.
Hollywood is a huge tourist attraction with visitors coming from around the world. When some of them found out the preparations at the Dolby Theatre were for the Oscars, it added to their excitement about their Los Angeles visit.
"For me it's good because I'm a tourist you know, second time here," said Jorge Chacin, visiting from Venezuela. "We have to enjoy the party, the Hollywood."
"It's awesome. It's great to be back, the Oscars, after this pandemic, and these COVID issues, and it's great for it to be back," said Spanish tourist Alberto Rodriguez.
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The framing for the canopy is what's going up now. This is where the stars will walk the red carpet for the 94th Academy Awards. Seeing this, at least for some, means things are getting back to how they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I think it's pretty exciting, like life getting back to normal. We have the Oscars again," said Nicole Atkinson from Ohio. "We get to celebrate movies and stuff. It's exciting."
You can watch the Academy Awards on ABC7 on March 27, 2022.