Celebrate the Holidays L.A Style

As someone who loves celebrating the holidays, I wanted to compile a list of events that are going on in the Los Angeles to help spread the holiday cheer!

  1. 1. The Hollywood Christmas Parade

    One of the most longstanding holiday traditions in Los Angeles is on Sunday December 1, 2019 at 5PM on Hollywood Boulevard. Marching bands, equestrians, and music performers fill the streets for a one-of-a-kind Christmas celebration. Tickets for grandstand seats can be purchased and picked up at will-call.

  2. 2. Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

    From November 8, 2019 to January 6, 2020, you can visit Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks and experience the magic of the Holidays. Most of the park is transformed into a Christmas Wonderland with the Buena Vista Street Tree Lighting ceremony and “Disney! Viva Navidad!” celebrations all at hand!

  3. 3. Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood

    From November 28 to December 29, visit Universal Studios Hollywood to experience Grinchmas, a Christmas celebration in Who-ville, and a nighttime show at Hogwarts Castle! For a Universal Studios Christmas on a budget, visit Universal’s Citywalk to see a beautiful Christmas tree lighting festival or the Chanukah candle lighting ceremony.

  4. 4. See a Showing of the Nutcracker

    At Pepperdine University's Smother’s Theatre, experience the Ballet Conservatory West’s rendition of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, December 14 at 1:00PM and 6:00PM

  5. 5. Christmas at The Grove

    CitiBank presents a Christmas Celebration at the Grove; with performances from Andy Grammer and Daya to a firework spectacular, this is an event you won’t want to miss. The event is free and open to the public on November 18 from 7:30-9:00PM

  6. 6. Hanukkah Family Festival

    Join the Skirball Cultural Center for a day of live music, storytelling, art, and inspiration at this celebration of the ancient Jewish festival of light on December 15, 2019. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for kids

  7. 7. Celebrate Hanukkah at the LA Farmers Market

    On West 3rd Street in Los Angeles, the LA Farmers Market Hanukkah celebration is one you won’t want to miss! Visit food vendors ranging from French cuisine to classic American and experience the lighting of the Menorah.

  8. 8. B.I.G. Kwanzaa Celebration

    Visit the YMCA of Glendale and join them for one of the best Kwanzaa celebrations in Los Angeles! DrumLIVE drumming will be there, along with dancing, and candle lighting ceremony, kids crafts, a head wrap demo, and much more. The event is potluck style, so bring a dish to share!