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What You’re Doing This Week: Dec 30

December 23, 2013 4:00 AM

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(credit: L.A. Live)

(credit: L.A. Live)

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(credit: istockphoto)


Whether you’re in the mood for parties and celebrations or great sports games, Los Angeles is offering it up this week. Celebrate the end of 2013 with Ice Skating at LA Live and ring in 2014 with a grand party. We’ve come up with a list that will top your week off.

(credit: L.A. Live)

(credit: L.A. Live)


Monday, December 30

Ice Skating At L.A. Live
L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
www.lalive.com

With only a few days left before the rink at L.A. live says goodbye for the season, stop by for some fun on skates. The LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca Cola is the largest outdoor ice skating rink in L.A. and is the perfect holiday outing to visit with friends or family. Open until January 2, 2014, general admission is only $13, but if you’re a group of 10 or more, the tickets are only $10. Military, senior and kids under 7 is just $6.

(credit: Grand Park)

(credit: Grand Park)


Tuesday, December 31

NYE At Grand Park
Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-8080
www.grandparkla.org

Count down the new year with friends and family with your fellow Angelenos. Visit Grand Park on New Year’s Eve as it transforms into a premier celebratory destination for the new year. With performances, art installations, a live photo booth, 3D projections, food trucks and a bar, its the perfect place to celebrate with the rest of LA!

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)


Wednesday, January 1

125th Annual Rose Parade
391 S Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA. 91184
(626) 449-4100
www.tournamentofroses.com

Held every year on the 1st of January, The 125th Annual Tournament of Roses for 2014 is no exception. Presented by Honda, the parade will be held on Wednesday January 1st 2014 at 8am (PST) and will feature parade floats galore. From The Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation to the Dole Packaged Food float, come celebrate the new year by cheering on this year’s Rose Parade.

(credit: Disney's The Lion King)

(credit: Disney’s The Lion King)


Thursday, January 2

The Lion King
Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 468-1770
www.hollywoodpantages.com

Through January 12, The Lion King is playing at Hollywood’s famous Pantages Theatre. If you are yet to experience the magical play, it is a must see and will leave you wanting more.

Robert Sucre #50 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on December 6, 2013 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robert Sucre #50 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on December 6, 2013 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)


Friday, January 3

L.A. Lakers Vs. Utah Jazz
STAPLES Center
1111 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 742-7100
www.staplescenter.com

What better way to start off the new year than to attend an L.A. Lakers basketball game? Playing the Utah Jazz, the L.A. Lakers seek to build momentum for their season. So, grab your favorite friend, wife or girlfriend and visit the home of the Lakers for a great game, cold beer and some hotdogs. Game time is 7:30pm.

 (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

(credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)


Saturday, January 4

LA Kings vs Vancouver Canucks
STAPLES Center
1111 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 742-7100
www.staplescenter.com

At 7pm, watch the LA Kings face off against the Vancouver Canucks. The game is sure to bring excitement as LA looks to gain hold in their division. Currently, the Kings are 3rd in their division and it’s sure to be a great game!

(credit: Niki Payne)

(credit: Niki Payne)


Sunday, January 5

Hike Runyon Canyon
2000 N Fuller Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 666-5046
www.laparks.org

After the new year, it’s always good to take a step back and have some you time. As one of L.A.’s best and most popular hiking trails, Runyon Canyon offers the best respite for a day full of relaxation and exercise. Run up the trails or simply walk and do your body good.

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