The 35-year-old was in town to present her Fast & Furious co-star, Vin Diesel, with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The actress had a huge smile on her face throughout the ceremony as she handed over the accolade to the action hero.
Stunning in grey: Michelle Rodriguez spent time meeting fans and signing autographs at the ceremony
The Texas-born star managed not to fall over despite the dress being extremely long, as she met fans and signed autographs.
The slim-fitting grey dress, which tied around the waist, had a simple pattern around the hem flattering the petite actress.
Wearing her hair down in a natural wave, Michelle praised the 46-year-old who looked humbled to receive the award.
Michelle holds her dress to prevent herself from falling over the long gown
Michelle spends time signing autographs for fans during the ceremony in Hollywood
Paying tribute to the actor, the Avatar star said: 'I love Vin Diesel. On top of just being one of my best friends ... this man dares to dream when people forget to dream.
'This guy, he looks at the impossible and says, "When do we start?"
Michelle became close to Vin after first starring alongside him in The Fast and the Furious in 2001.
Hug it out: Michelle congratulates Vin after speaking about how he 'dares to dream' at the ceremony
Famous friends: Vin Diesel with Katee Sackhoff, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana BrewsterThe tough guy showed a softer side as he celebrated with his girlfriend, the Mexican model Paloma Jiminez, five-year-old daughter Hania Riley and three year-old son by his side.
His parents, Delora and Irving, were also in town for their son's big day.
Dressed in a black pinstriped suit and black open necked shirt, he put his hand on his heart as he knelt down beside his star on Hollywood Boulevard.
Family affair: Vin Diesel with his girlfriend, Paloma Jimenez, and their daughter and sonVin's was the 2,504th star to be handed out in Monday's rite of passage that all those in the entertainment business hope one day to go through.
'Everyone had known me just as a bouncer in New York because I wasn't able to get any work,' he said at the ceremony while talking about his early days in acting.
'There was something too ambiguous about the way I look that would prevent me from ever getting a Star.
He added: 'As my daughter says; "Dreams do come true".'
Co-star: Michelle congratulated Vin Diesel, one of her 'best friends', at the ceremony on Sunday
Michelle Rodriguez has a huge smile on her face after presenting Vin Diesel with his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame