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November 2019

November 14, 2019 - January 20, 2020
Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA United States

Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square

Situated amid the Downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers, the rink will be open for ice skating daily, including holidays. There will also be a variety of free activities, including live concerts, youth programs, and special events.   Open daily, check site for details.

November 15, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
$20

Zoo Lights

Brighten up your holidays with an all-new Yuletide tradition! The Zoo will be decorated with festive lights for the winter holiday season. This fresh, exciting event will include family-friendly evening activities to illuminate the season for memories that will make you smile all year. November,15, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020  6:00 – 11:00 p.m. Closed November 22 Purchase tickets in advance $20 Adults, $15 Children ages 2 to 12, Children under 2 – Free

November 18, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
$28 – $30

Enchanted: Forest of Light

Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.   5:30 – 10:00 p.m. , Closed November 28,  December 24 , 25, 31 $28–$30, Must purchase tickets in advance

December 2019

December 1 - December 25
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Grand Park’s Winter Glow

Grand Park’s Winter Glow is an immersive nighttime art experience that will take over Grand Park in celebration of the holidays. As the days shorten and darken, the park will celebrate light as a giver of warmth, a source of beauty and the key component to bringing people together during the fall and winter months. Families will make new holiday memories strolling together through this 12-acre art, projection and light display, exhibit and installation and experience the wonder of Grand…

December 1 - December 25
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Los Angeles County Tree Lighting

Join Grand Park and The Music Center for the Los Angeles County annual tree lighting featuring performances by local music artists and community groups.   Check website for time

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
$7

Hanukkah Family Festival

Join us for a day of live music, storytelling, art, and inspiration at this celebration of the ancient. The Jewish festival of light, Hanukkah. $7 – 12, Free to Members and Children under 2

December 16 - December 24
El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Las Posadas

Las Posadas is a 9-night festival with traditional songs and vibrant music, bringing one of the oldest Christmas stories to life. Our nightly procession is led by an angel, and at the end each visitor is given a cup of champurrado and delicious sweet bread. Fun for the whole family! 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

December 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LA County Holiday Celebration

As Los Angeles’ largest multicultural holiday celebration, the FREE 60th annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, presented by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, provides Angelenos of all ages an opportunity to come together during the holidays to experience and honor the dynamic, rich cultures of the County. During the event, many diverse L.A. – based artists and community groups showcase their talent, artistry, and traditions on The Music Center’s iconic Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage. Founded in 1959 by the…

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 1:00 am
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A

Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will be the go-to central gathering place in Los Angeles where Angelenos from all over the county and visitors from across the globe ring in the New Year. This unique civic event, which has been recognized alongside major New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world, brings Angelenos and their family and friends together to celebrate the holiday at L.A.’s biggest dance party. Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will focus on music…

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