The ceremony marks the upcoming release of The Dark Knight Rises, the highly-anticipated final film in his Batman trilogy.
Nolan's will be honoured on Saturday, July 7 at 10am.
Warner Bros president Jeff Robinov said in a statement: "Everyone at Warner Bros joins me in congratulating Christopher Nolan, who has been such an integral part of our family for the past 12 years. We are extremely proud of the cinematic legacy he has given us through his films.
"At only 41, Christopher takes his place alongside other industry giants featured at Grauman's, and generations of fans will remember the extraordinary impression he left on their imaginations."
Nolan joins a select group of around 200 who have been honoured with a handprints and footprints tribute - from thespians Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks, to fellow directors like Ron Howard, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
Last week, the 2013 Walk of Fame inductees were announced, which include Usher, Jennifer Hudson and Ellen DeGeneres.
The Dark Knight Rises will open to theatres in the US and UK on July 20.
Watch Cillian Murphy talk about The Dark Knight Rises with Digital Spy below: