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Things to do in LA this Holiday Season

Snow Line Orchard – Apple Picking

Ever been apple-picking? Well, we got the perfect place for you. Bring the friends or fam and spend the whole day at the family-owned apple farm, winery, and cidery in Oak Glen. Family activities include apple picking, raspberry picking, winery and cider for the adults, and amazing mini cider donuts.

Monday – Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM PST

Apple Picking for All

L.A. Live: Holiday Ice Skating

Beginning November 26th, the L.A. Kings Holiday Ice rink will be open! Surrounded by city views and presented by coca-cola, this will be a festive day out to remember. Find yourself a friend and get your skates on, because it’s that time of year again.

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Info

Westfield Century City: Holiday Festivities

If you’re looking to experience multiple holiday festivities in one place, Westfield Century City is the place to do so. Capture the holiday magic with pictures with Santa for your kiddos AND your doggos. Be sure to visit their holiday market and explore the winter village, holiday magic, snow, live performances, gift shops, and more!

Shop & Celebrate the Season

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood Holiday Discount

Looking for plans when the family comes over for the holidays? We got the place for you. Warner Brothers Studio Tour is extending its discounted rate offer through December 24th. Southern California residents can purchase tickets online at a discounted rate of $57 for weekday and weekend visits. Don’t miss your chance to explore their new grande finale Action and Magic Made Here celebrating the DC Universe, Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, and visit the sets from Friends and The Big Bang Theory.

Thursday – Monday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST

We were on a break!

Sparkle Downtown LA: Holiday Light Display

It’s the time of year for sweaters and Instagrammable photos. Happening in Downtown LA at The Bloc, experience one of LA’s largest multi-colored interactive holiday displays. A magical holiday show featuring 18 million hues of lights synchronizing with festive tunes. Come join us and capture your photo-ops with the 32ft Christmas tree.

November 17th, 2022 – January 23rd, 2023

Ultimate Holiday Experience

The Grove: Christmas Tree, Train Rides, & Santa

This holiday season, rumor has it that The Grove LA is building a full stage on-site for all holiday festivity purposes. There is something for everyone here, from a giant sleigh suspended 20 feet in the air, to the venue’s signature towering Christmas tree and photos with Santa Claus, the entire grounds are a vibe this season. Plus, Netflix is debuting their first-ever signature retail store (with all the photo ops) on the corner of Santa’s sleigh there too.

Meet Santa

Holidays at Universal Citywalk: Photo Ops, Dining, & More

Ever been to Citywalk during the holidays? We have, and it is one of the best places to get into the holiday spirit. Capture the perfect family photo under the Christmas tree, and spend the day dining outdoors and shopping for your family.

November 25th, 2022 – January 1st, 2023

Citywalk Holidays

Mission Inn Festival of Lights: Enjoy Dinner & Lights

The Mission Inn in Riverside, CA is celebrating its 30th Annual Festival of Lights this year. The festival will kick off the day after Thanksgiving and will go to January 6th, 2023. If you haven’t been yet, you NEED to visit this year. The Mission Inn is home to one of the nation’s largest holiday light displays!

Glimmering Lights

Christmas Tree Lane: Lighting Ceremony & Winter Festival

Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena, CA is celebrating its 100th Annual Lighting Ceremony and Winter Festival on December 10th from 3 PM to 9 PM. Experience nearly a mile of holiday lights that light up the 135-year-old Deodar trees that line Christmas Tree Lane. P.S. If you’re feeling in a giving mood, Christmas Tree Lane is operated solely on the generosity of volunteers, and they could always use an extra set of hands.

Volunteer this Season

Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego: Lights, Ice Skating, & More

Looking for a mini holiday weekend getaway? Just two hours outside of LA is Coronado Island in San Diego. The famous Hotel Del Coronado has a ton of holiday activities to get you in the spirit. Starting November 17th to January 1st, they will have a tree light show, with lights orchestrated to holiday music, every night. You can catch this show from 5 PM to 9 PM every 30 minutes. After the light show, be sure to enjoy the ice rink by the sea at Hotel Del Coronado for even more holiday fun!

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Lightscape Los Angeles: Light Display

Enjoy an evening walking a stunning trail of lights in Los Angeles. You will find yourself in dazzling displays of color, light, and sound. Lightscape is an outdoor event, and it takes place rain or shine, so there is no need to worry about that pesky winter rain! Tickets start at $18. This is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season!

November 11, 2022 – January 8, 2023

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123 Farms Christmas Nights: Carriage Rides, Smores, & Santa

If you’re looking for an adorable holiday date night, this is it. 123 Farms brings you Christmas Nights, featuring festive foods and drinks, horse-drawn carriage tours, smores pits, Santa, and a display of over one MILLION lights! You do not want to miss out on this gorgeous experience.

November 4, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Celebrate a Christmas Night

Looking for more festive things to experience this winter? Check out What to do in LA Today! Happy Holidays to all!

Photo Courtesy of Hotel Del Coronado