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Join Buena Park Youth Theatre for this "tale as old as time" filled with talented young actors, spectacular costume and set production.
Get into the spirit as you enjoy the Park adorned with holiday decorations, holiday-themed food, characters, photo opportunities, exclusive merchandise, and more!
A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.
Celebrate autumn with this perfect fall excursion in the Garden! Search for pumpkins while enjoying the Garden’s 87 acres.
Experience the enchanted season of Christmas at Roger’s Gardens. Escape to an enchanted forest filled with sparkling toadstools, as the scent of pine lingers in the air...
Celebrate Christmas with a one-hour ride aboard a vintage train. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and a reenactment of the The Polar Express! Wear your pajamas and dress warmly.
Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.
The spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy holly jolly fun throughout the Resort with festive shows and décor. The whole family will feel the holiday spirit when they see the 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree trimmed with awesome LEGO ornaments as it sparkles each night with music and light.
The park is transformed into a winter wonderland with thousands of colorful lights, carolers performing classic yuletide favorites and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa and his helpers.
Enjoy shopping this holiday season by listening to a quartet of Strolling Christmas Carolers as they perform throughout Roger’s Gardens and the Farmhouse. Their repertoire includes your favorite standards and Sacred Christmas Carols combined with the holiday songs you have grown to love.
Children are invited to write a letter to Santa, and receive a personally answered response! Each year, more than 500 letters are received and answered.
Joy is in Season at the Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Festival. Guests of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm, with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and The Christmas Carol.
The beloved American Classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa features more than five million brilliant lights, a decorated Christmas tree, appearances by Santa Claus and Dickensian Carolers singing cheerful holiday tunes, authentic horse-drawn carriages, live reindeer, and hundreds of characters dressed in 17th Century costumes to entertain crowds and evoke the spirit of the season.
Leaves are falling, the air is cooler, and autumn crops are ready for harvesting. This month, Pretend City celebrates Thanksgiving; activities this month will focus on gratitude and family and the importance of being thankful for the many blessings in our lives.
Visit The Old Globe for Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas! A wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
This "tale as old as time" is filled with fun for the whole family; with spectacular music, costumes, sets and grand productions numbers. Be our guest and experience the magic of this timeless fairytale!
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater celebrates their new Theater at 4949 York Blvd. in Highland Park! Join puppeteers, fans, community members, supporters, and puppets for an all-day extravaganza.
Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater.
Glide into the holidays at Pershing Square! The Bai Holiday Ice Rink offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, the outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice skating in Los Angeles under the sun and stars. Open daily starting November 14, 2019, until January 20, 2020, you won’t want to miss this magical winter wonderland that promises to delight all ages. Take a…
Enjoy this family holiday favorite as Temecula Valley Players presents A Christmas Carol.
The Hanart Culture’s Chinese Lantern Festival is a premier event of colorful and lively interactive entertainment immersing guests with the culture, music, arts and life of authentic China. Experience the festival at the Pomona Fairplex with stunning lanterns inspired by nature. Bring the family - children under 4 are free!
Celebrate the season, weekends at Irvine Spectrum Center, with live holiday entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays, November 1 - December 28.
Festivities will include a festive night (and morning) of free ice skating, free carousel rides and Giant Wheel rides until 3 a.m., incredible sales, DJs, live entertainment, and free valet parking.
Glendale's first-ever outdoor ice rink. Get into the holiday spirit and come skate around with your friends and family to some fun holiday music. General admission: $12; skate rental, $5; skate aid rental, $8.
From sea lions to Santa Claus, there is something for everyone at SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration. Enjoy an all-new ice skating spectacular, Cirque Christmas acrobats, Seasame Street Village and Tunnel of Lights. Returning holiday favorites include Rudolph's Christmastown, the iconic 320-foot Skytower Tree of Lights and the park’s 40-foot, animated Happiest Christmas Tree.
November through Easter: Day and Night “Glow” Tubing at Big Bear Snow Play. Plus, try the brand new Ropes Course -- a two-level arial adventure, 12-35 feet in the air, that will have you balancing on ropes, crossing bridges and climbing through and over 30 obstacles: all from the safety of a climbing harness.
Join the LA Kings for the annual Holiday Ice! Make the most out of the holiday season by skating with your family and friends at The Promenade at Westfield Topanga. Open daily. $14-17 includes skate rental.
November 29 - January 1, embrace the holiday spirit at Queen Mary Christmas. Enjoy the outdoor North Pole Village with ice skating, then jump aboard the QM Express Train or the Grand Carousel. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, plus stroll the decks surrounded by dazzling decor, musical performances, sweet treats, and more family activities.
Join Skypark for a Nostalgic Christmas in the Woods inside Santa’s Village! Enjoy visits with Santa and Northwoods characters, ice skating, tree lightings, storytelling, crafts, holiday treats and more.
On Wild Holidays weekends and other select days, the Safari Park will be open until 8 p.m. Guests will be treated to a dazzling winter wonderland of seasonal entertainment and special activities from 4 to 8 p.m. on those dates, including live music, animal experiences and a festive atmosphere.
Head to Griffith Park for an evening train ride around the festively decorated, one mile of track. Magical scenes and tens of thousands of lights will captivate you and your family and set the mood for a wonderful holiday season.
Instead of Black Friday, try Gray Friday at Dana Wharf Whale Watching! The migration of the Gray Whale officially begins in Dana Point on November 29. You and your family can spend the day outside with Whale Watching Cruises. Dana Wharf swag and trips will be raffled off on board each trip.
November 29 - January 1, on select dates, Ice skaters of all ages can hit the outdoor, 6,000-squarefoot rink. Be sure to explore the many other seasonal activities going on nearby, including stocking and gingerbread house decorating (additional fees apply). Or, upgrade to the Queen Mary Christmas holiday adventure, which offers a package of festivities and fun for the entire family.
Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink. Plus, enjoy free musical performances every Sunday.
Parents can take advantage of this one-day Mini Camp that will allow them to shop while their kiddos learn to cook up a Black Friday Thanksgiving-Leftovers Camp.
“Green Friday" offers free garden admission to all. Visit the Baby Plant Portrait exhibit that captures adorable baby California native plants as well as some that only a mother could love in twelve heart-rendering portraits. The Grow Native Nursery will also be having a one day sale.
Join Oasis Camel Dairy for a fun-filled three day Thanksgiving tradition at the 9th Annual Pomegranate Days featuring a circus, the Wild West Turkey Stampede, camel rides, and sheep town.
Catch a special appearance of the Lythgoe Family Panto's, A Snow White Christmas coming soon to The Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Join Snow White as she sings a couple songs to celebrate the season. Children can meet Snow White after the performance for a meet-and-greet! Included with admission.
While you’re out holiday shopping on Black Friday, drop the kids (8-12) off for a cooking adventure. Young chefs will learn the ins and outs of making fresh pasta - from mixing, rolling and cutting dough to making a flavor-packed filling and sauce. Plus, snowman sugar cookies that the kids will decorate and enjoy.
November 1 - January 5: Skate under the stars (and sun!) at the festive Holiday Ice Rink in the Giant Wheel Court at Irvine Spectrum Center. Skate rental is available or bring your own. Season passes also offered.
This magical attraction features over 1.5 million lights, decor pieces standing at over 30ft tall, a 56ft light show tree, 100ft. walk-through light tunnel, two Christmas obstacle courses, ice skating, an immersive light show every hour and so much more.
The beautifully decorated 75-foot tree will come to life at night with a choreographed light show every 30 minutes. Nightly, November 29 - December 24, 5-11 p.m. at the Giant Wheel Court.
This fun tournament is open to all K-6th graders an includes three hours of chess, pizza and juice, as well as trophies for the top four players in each age category!
This is a great workshop for the parents to go out and let your child have a fun-filled Friday evening with Lil Chef's school making tasty treats, playing games, and making ornaments!
With the flick of a switch, the zoo is set aglow with breathtaking displays. Take a self-guided 60- to 90-minute stroll though a large area of the Zoo filled with animal-themed displays, dynamic lights and projections, and seasonal magic.
Every other Friday, BounceU is making it darker and cranking up the excitement with special effects lighting. Kids will love the extra thrill and glow-in-the-dark accessories.
Hop on a tube and fly through twinkling light archways, decorated trees and falling snow, and much more- all five minutes from downtown Los Angeles!
Cannons were an important form of communication and protection aboard the Brig Pilgrim and all tall ships. Come to this WILD Weekend to learn how cannons were utilized in the sailing days of Richard Henry Dana Jr. and build and shoot you own cannon made out of upcycled materials.