With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas is finally here. If this week leaves you with any spare time, take advantage of these holiday attractions that will keep you in joyful spirits.
Monday, December 23
Celebrate The Season At The Grove
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Enjoy the final two days of The Grove’s festive seasonal activities and attractions tonight. Visit with Santa, enjoy live musical performances and entertainment, stroll past the 100-foot Christmas tree (lit with 15,000 lights and 10,000 ornaments!). Enjoy the snowfall between 7-8pm.
Tuesday, December 24
Ice Palace At The Beverly Center
8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Stop by the Beverly Center for an last minute check in with Santa before he starts his busy evening delivering toys. Here, Santa lives in the Ice Palace, an immersive environment with a light show, footage from BBC Earth’s award winning production Frozen Planet, massive snow globes, an ice thrown, and even princesses.
Wednesday, December 25
“Home For The Holidays” at Kimpton Hotels
The Hotel Wilshire
6317 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
10740 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Let’s face it, your friends and family might be more comfortable if they didn’t stay on the trundle bed in your one bedroom apartment for Christmas. Consider sending them (or yourself!) off to one of LA’s Kimpton hotels for a relaxing treat. Mention the “Home for the Holidays” (BHOME) package when making your reservation and you’ll score a beautiful spacious room, seasonal beverage, $25 shopping gift card, and a late checkout for spending extra time with family.
Thursday, December 26
Snow Bell Rockin’ Nights
41000 Main St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Escape the city for a post-holiday getaway to the city of Temecula. After an evening of ice skating, jazz music, wine tasting, and fine dining, watch the hill above Old Town come alive to the Snow Bell Rockin’ Nights Show where lights and synchronized bells, as well as a nightly snowfall, create a magical and festive environment.
Friday, December 27
The Rose Parade Float Decorating & Viewing
Pasadena, CA 91103
The much anticipated Tournament of Roses Rose Parade will take center stage January 1st, but visitors can actually begin checking out the floats starting today, December 27th. Head to three different venues to watch as behind-the-scenes magic begins on floats with the addition of seeds, barks, fruits, veggies, and flowers. Volunteers are also needed for float decoration so check online for information on signing up.
Saturday, December 28
The Lion King
6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Give your loved one the gift of theater this winter and take them to the current run of the Lion King, which is about to wrap its run at the Pantages Theatre. The Lion King is a mesmerizing, stunning treat for the eyes and ears, and whether you’ve seen it before or not, don’t miss this show.
Sunday, December 29
Downtown On Ice
532 South Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Christmas may be over, but the festive holiday spirit is still alive and well at Pershing Square’s ‘Downtown on Ice’ outdoor rink. Grab someone you love and skate the evening away under the lights of the city.
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