top of page

Fun Holiday Events in Los Angeles

Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Ceremony

November 17th, 5-8PM

Photo credit: Maya Myers Photography

The Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration is scheduled for Thursday, November 17, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

This year’s “Beverly Hills Express” theme along Rodeo Drive will encompass a spectacular stationary train display from Wilshire Boulevard to Santa Monica Boulevard. The beautiful, bright red glittering train engine and caboose, along with luxury vintage passenger cars in bright red and blue with matching holiday packages and ornaments, will be stacked high to sparkle across the famous drive.

Click Here for More Information

Home for the Holiday - Christmas Tree Lighting at The Grove

November 20th, 7-9PM

Join us for our Annual Tree Lighting ceremony and taping of CBS’s the 24th Annual A Home for the Holidays hosted by Gloria Estefan as we officially kick off the holiday season!

This year’s event will celebrate families whose lives have been changed through adoption. The magical evening will feature special performances by Andy Grammer, Little Big Town, Mickey Guyton and David Foster & Kat McPhee. Delight in the lighting of the Christmas tree, the season’s first snowfall, a fireworks spectacular, Santa’s grand arrival and recognizing 20 years of The Grove in Los Angeles.

Click Here for More Information

Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens

Nov. 20th - Jan. 8th, 5:30PM - 10PM

Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.

Popular returning favorites include an entire town of magical “stained glass” creations built in the Rose Garden by contemporary sculptor Tom Fruin; sparkling geometric installations from HYBYCOZO on the Main Lawn; Flower Power on the Promenade; and exquisite lighting effects in the Ancient Forest.

Click here for Tickets

Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

November 23rd - January 1st

An enchanting holiday activity, ice skating in downtown LA guarantees to delight everyone, from first-time gliders to experienced skaters. Come visit us for merrymaking, outdoor fun and guaranteed smiles at Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square.

Open daily November 23, 2022 through January 1, 2023, downtown LA’s favorite ice skating destination is must-do entertainment for all. Plan your visit now! Classes Available.

General Admission: $20 (includes skate rental)

Locker Rental: $5

Skate Helpers: $6

Click here for Tickets

Tamale Festival Long Beach

December 4th, 12PM

It’s Tamale Time! LB Living and KCRW return for the Long Beach International Tamales Festival.

This all day event is filled with tamales from different regions of Latin America, Latin inspired dishes, drinks, tequila tastings, live music, art workshops for kids, cultural performances, the best homemade tamales and piñatas contest, shopping and much more!

Click here for tickets

Marina Del Rey Boat Parade

December 10th, 5-9PM

Come and celebrate the 60th holiday boat parade. Viewable from Burton Chace Park (13650 Mindanao Way) and Fisherman's Village (13755 Fiji Way), Marina Del Rey's 60th annual celebration of winter holidays at The Marina del Rey is just around the corner and it’s going to be one you don’t want to miss.

Join the community for a magical night on the marina, full of enchantment and wonder. Featuring boats, adorned with lights and decorations to celebrate the winter holiday season, festive drinks and food options to delight your palate, and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

Click here for More Information

Joystick Holiday Party & Toy Drive at Player One

(An LGBTQ Mixer)

December 14th, 8PM

It's that time of year again! Joystick will be hosting their annual toy drive with Toys for Tots! Bring in an unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more and receive twenty free raffle tickets!

We'll have our usual drink specials, fabulous prizes and more fun stuff to be announced later!

Click here to RSVP on Facebook

Holiday Mixer at Cult Santa Monica

December 17th, 7PM

NOW Santa Monica is back with a brand new mixer! Join NOW for exclusive access to Cult from 7-10 with food and drink specials listed below!

NOW Santa Monica is a neighborhood organization celebrating the spirit of community. If you live North of Wilshire or love Santa Monica...we would love to have you there! Whether you're coming to make new partners in friendship, romance or business, you won't want to miss this event!

Click here to RSVP on Facebook

184 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page