Very Mary: Christmas on the Queen Mary

December 13th, 2019

Now through January 1, 2020, discover a wonderful holiday event with an iconic twist. The Queen Mary Christmas is a true holiday extravaganza. Their True North Ice Rink includes a giant 26 foot Christmas tree. There are literally thousands of Christmas lights as well as the Grand Carousel, carolers, special performers, live music, gingerbread house making, stocking decorating and more. Don’t forget to take a tour of the Queen Mary while you’re there.

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Melrose Rooftop Theatre presents THE HOLIDAY

December 9th, 2019

Take your movie-going experience next level by going to a rooftop showing of rom com The Holiday at the Melrose on December 19. The Melrose Rooftop Theatre features classic movies and uses wireless technology with individual headsets for guests to make the most of the experience. It’s located at 603 N. La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood. This would be a fun dinner date or with friends. The Holiday is a super cute romp that stars Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Jack Black. It’s about two women who switch homes for the holidays in England and Los Angeles. This feel-good movie is a must!

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Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade & Fireworks

December 6th, 2019

Enjoy the best of both worlds this holiday season. The dazzling Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade will take place on December 14 and sure to put you in the holiday spirit with the beautiful lights and creative decorations. The fireworks display starts at 5:55 pm and the parade runs from 6-8pm. From noon until 6pm at Burton Chace Park, there will be real snow, sledding, food trucks, a live DJ, arts & crafts and more to enjoy at Snow Wonder.

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Echo Park Craft Fair: DEC 6-8

December 2nd, 2019

Have fun at this super creative craft fair just in time for holiday shopping! Enjoy colorful handmade items of all kinds of mediums including watercolor, acrylic, oils, ceramics, fabric, wood, metal, photography, silkscreen, colored pencil, felting, etc. Have your choice of paintings, decorations, home décor, clothing, jewelry, and so much more. This event celebrates all global makers and shared inspiration. The Echo Park Craft Fair will take place at Mack Sennett Studios located at 1215 Bates Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029.

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Hollywood Christmas Parade 2019

November 28th, 2019

One of our favorite Southern California traditions is the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. It’s always chock full holiday joy. The colorful floats, balloon floats, equestrian riders, entertaining matching bands, talented performers, and guest celebrities make it a must-watch. There is also fun pre-parade entertainment to set the tone. It takes place after Thanksgiving on December 1, 2019. If the event sells out. It’s usually televised. Enjoy the show!

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Tis the season! Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

November 25th, 2019

Enjoy a mini winter wonderland at the annual Holiday Ice Rink at Pershing Square in Los Angeles. It takes place from November 14 through January 20. The beautiful skyscrapers of downtown will be quite a backdrop for this outdoor ice rink. At night, marvel at city lights and the stars in the sky. Skates are available for rental. Bring the family along for a great time in the fresh air enjoy this seasonal event.

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Do the Doo! Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

November 21st, 2019

The holidays are coming and one of the most creative local traditions is the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade. Sure, Pasadena is known for the Rose Parade with its accomplished bands, performers, and perfectly made floats. But the Doo Dah is something really special. It began way back in the day in 1978. This eclectic parade is an exuberant event is that’s very homemade, expressive, and whimsical which makes it very down to earth and a feast of the imagination. You might see a drill team dressed as unicorns. Or a caravan of adults riding Big Wheel toys. If you’ve never been, it’s a must! The parade takes place on November 24.

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