Events - Dec 3, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum, Catalina Island, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-Dec. 11 (closed Thanksgiving Day). An internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly creates unique sculptural pieces that are known for their unusual...

03/26/2017 - 12/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Stop by Santa's headquarters and get your picture taken with Mr. Claus. Try out the Elf-Ray Vision and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Lakewood Mall, Lakewood, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Your kids can get their photo with Santa and, on Mon. nights Nov. 13-Dec. 11, your cats and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa at the Oaks

Santa at the Oaks

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Youngsters can come meet, and get their photo taken with, Santa Claus. On Dec. 8, they can even...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Times vary, Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed 11/23). Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27-30, Dec. 4-7; noon-6 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 20-22; 10...

11/11/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Dec. 15; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 21. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/14/2017 - 01/21/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm gets “Merry” during the holiday season. Adorned with festive decorations, the park will present...

11/17/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 24. Where is the only place to see reindeers in Los Angeles? At the L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp, of course!...

11/17/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 23 (closed Nov. 23). The L.A. Zoo Lights, which was honored as one of the “Best Zoo Lights 2016” by USA...

11/17/2017 - 12/23/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

Times vary. Nov. 19 through Jan. 1. Oh, what a wondrous time you can have visiting SeaWorld during the holiday season. You can make a...

11/18/2017 - 01/06/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

The Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/18/2017 - 01/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

5-10 p.m. Nov. 19-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). Descanso Gardens will look even more magical during the evenings this winter. This year's incarnation of Enchanted...

11/19/2017 - 01/07/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Coco At The El Capitan Cinema

Coco At The El Capitan Cinema

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

7 p.m. Nov. 21, 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and (Fri.-Sun. only) 10:50 p.m. Nov. 22-Dec. 10. The new Pixar/Disney animated film...

11/21/2017 - 12/10/2017: 10:00 am - 10:45 pm

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Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

Times vary, Nov. 24-Jan. 7. Things will be just a little bit more magical at the Wizarding World during the holidays. Guests can experience the...

11/24/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Santa House at the Americana at Brand

Santa House at the Americana at Brand

The Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Santa House at the Grove

Santa House at the Grove

The Grove, L.A., CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Science Of Gingerbread

Science Of Gingerbread

Discovery Cube L.A., Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25). Science and sweets come together at this always-anticipated seasonal exhibit. Discover the important roles that science,...

11/24/2017 - 12/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Griffith Park and Southern Railroad, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (and school holidays) Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-25). Families can have a memorable rail adventure on the Holiday...

11/24/2017 - 12/23/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Live, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-midnight Mon.-Thur., 5-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25 through Dec. 15; 3-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Dec. 16-Jan....

11/25/2017 - 01/06/2018: 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 26-Dec. 26. Grand Park will be dressed up in grand style for the holidays. Stop by after sunset to see the...

11/26/2017 - 12/26/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Forces of Nature II: A Tribute To Trees Exhibit

Forces of Nature II: A Tribute To Trees Exhibit

LA County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m Dec. 1-10. To commemorate the loss of the 150-year-old Blue Gum tree as well as other arboreal treasures lost since 2011, the...

12/01/2017 - 12/10/2017: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, 3; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 2. 300 exhibitors will showcase a wide range of handmade items that presents a real...

12/01/2017 - 12/03/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

4-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 1-23. Families can take a little train ride to the North Pole and meet Santa Claus, courtesy...

12/01/2017 - 12/23/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Solvang Julefest

Solvang Julefest

Downtown Solvang – Visitors’ Center, Solvang, CA

Solvang has been called one of the top 10 most "Christmassy" towns in America. Come see why during its annual Julefest, which offers a  variety...

12/01/2017 - 01/05/2018: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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CLU's Christmas Festival Concerts

CLU's Christmas Festival Concerts

Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. The CLU Choral Ensembles and University String Symphony combine forces to present the annual Christmas Festival Concerts....

12/01/2017 - 12/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Holiday Treats for the Animals

Holiday Treats for the Animals

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2-22. The Aquarium will be in quite the festive mood this holiday season. Through Dec. 22, the Aquarium will present a...

12/02/2017 - 12/22/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wilmington's Historic Christmas Celebrations

Wilmington's Historic Christmas Celebrations

Banning Museum, Wilmington, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. Travel to Wilmington this weekend and you can travel back and see how Christmas was celebrated in two different eras....

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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20th Annual Christmas Street Fair

Street Fair, Los Angeles, California

Festival Navideno en la Calle Ocho, Los Angeles is proud to be the largest Latino event that takes place at the end of the year, with over 60,000...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas in the Land of Oz

Christmas Tree House, Torrance, CA

The famous Christmas Tree House presents Elaine Horn, a top Judy Garland as Dorothy impressionist, in “Christmas in Oz!" Miss Horn will be offering comp...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Irish Christmas in America

Irish Christmas in America

Curtis Theater, Brea, CA

3 p.m., 8 p.m. Now in its 12th year, this family-friendly show celebrates the traditional music of Ireland as well as the Christmas season. The...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Pang!

Pang!

24th Street Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Dec. 2, 3 p.m. Dec. 3. Performing amidst a virtual forest of microphones, sound effects, props and musical instruments, award-winning performance artist Dan Froot...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Heritage Square Museum's 23rd Annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration

Heritage Square Museum's 23rd Annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration

Heritage Square Museum, L.A., CA

4 p.m. Dec. 2-3. You'll step back in time while strolling through Heritage Square's Victorian houses. Please be aware that the Lightlight tours will be...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Angel City Chorale's Holiday Concert

Angel City Chorale's Holiday Concert

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Dec. 2-3. "A New Home For The Holidays" is the title of the Angel City Chorale 24th annual holiday concert because the ACC...

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Jingle Bell Run Agoura Hills

Jingle Bell Run Agoura Hills

Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills, CA

Participants for this Christmas-themed fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation, are encouraged to wear their favorite holiday costumes or ugly Christmas sweaters and tie bells to...

12/03/2017 - 12/10/2017: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

8 p.m. Thurs-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 31 (no shows Nov. 23, Dec. 24; added show Nov. 22)....

12/03/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Grinchmas

Grinchmas

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

9 a.m.-7 p.m. December 2, 9-10, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 3.; times vary times Dec. 15-31. A whimsical 60-ft “Grinchmas” tree will mark the spot where...

12/03/2017: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa Cares at Citadel Outlets

Santa Cares at Citadel Outlets

Citadel Outlets, L.A., CA

9 a.m.-noon Sun. Nov. 26-Dec. 17. Families with special needs children are invited to a special Santa Claus photo experience supportive of their sensory, physical...

12/03/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

Get into the holiday spirit every day with a brisk walk through a musical garden. Select trails will host a customized holiday “sound-trek” to get...

12/03/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Caring Santa at Del Amo Fashion Center

Caring Santa at Del Amo Fashion Center

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

Just for children with special needs, Caring Santa is coming to town! Reserve your spot for a private photo experience at www.eventbrite.com/e/caring-santa-tickets-38357055987/. Caring Santa will...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Christmas Tree Trains

Christmas Tree Trains

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10 a.m., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25-Dec. 10. Go on a special train ride to select your special Christmas Tree. The Fillmore & Western will...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Sept. 16-Jan. 15 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit, presented Kidseum in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc.,...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

HAPPY PLACE, Los Angeles , CA

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Mon. Nov. 20-Jan. 7. Happy Place is a massive pop-up experience in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles filled with smiles,...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Nov. 18- Jan. 7. All aboard the Muzeo Express! Come check out the model trains and miniature scenes on display. There will...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Mosaic Craft Fair

Mosaic Craft Fair

The Alhambra, Alhambra, CA

This fun, festive, and family-friendly community event showcases over 80 vendors selling handmade stationary, textiles, artisanal food, jewelry, art, bath and body products. There will...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa has arrived at Westfield Valencia Town Center this holiday season, while his elves are hard at work back at the North...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Santa Through The Season At One Colorado

Santa Through The Season At One Colorado

One Colorado, Pasadena, CA

5-9 p.m. Thur., 5-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Santa Claus will be coming to One Colorado...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Teddy Bear Tea

Teddy Bear Tea

Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-23, 11 a.m. Dec. 24. Held in hotel's decorated Lobby Lounge, this long-time Huntington Hotel holiday tradition features...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Torrance Memorial’s Annual Holiday Festival

Torrance Memorial’s Annual Holiday Festival

Torrance Memorial Medical Center,, Torrance, CA

1:30-3:00 p.m. Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 29-30, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. For over 30 years, this unique holiday event has...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

This breathtaking exhibit allows visitors to experience one of the world's greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo's renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, reproduced in...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Winter Holidays at Legoland

Winter Holidays at Legoland

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

Times vary, Nov. 18-27, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, Dec. 7-11, Dec. 14-Jan. 1. You can build some great holiday memories at Legoland. There's no place else...

12/03/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Brentwood, CA

Come and see why Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles." A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young...

12/03/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Free Family Day

Free Family Day

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

What can families enjoy for free today at the Orange County Museum of Art? Well, they can participate in unique, hands-on art projects, join special...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Gallery Games at the Hammer Museum

Gallery Games at the Hammer Museum

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

The 45-minute guided session combines family-friendly tours with easy-to-play games. Ages 7 and older.

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Holiday Craft Fun Day at Vroman's Hastings Ranch

Holiday Craft Fun Day at Vroman's Hastings Ranch

Vroman’s Hasting Ranch, Pasadena, CA

Kids are invited to do special crafty activities Vroman's Hastings Ranch location. The bookstore will even supply the materials!

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Letters to Santa & Holiday Craft Fun Day!

Letters to Santa & Holiday Craft Fun Day!

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Get ready for Christmas and have a fun time with special writing and crafty activity for kids. There will be a variety of crafts to...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Meet Mrs. Claus!

Meet Mrs. Claus!

Antelope Valley Mall, Palmdale, CA

Meet a very special guest from the North Pole...Mrs. Claus. During her visit, there will be family photo opportunity.

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Mini-Train Rides

Mini-Train Rides

Wilson Park, Torrance, CA

Have a little old-fashioned fun taking a mini-train ride in Torrance's Wilson Park. The Southern California Live Steamers offers these public run days on the...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Sled Shop Stroll on Abbot Kinney!

Sled Shop Stroll on Abbot Kinney!

The Brig Parking Lot, Venice, CA

Sledding among palm trees on Abbot Kinney is an annual tradition anticipated by hundreds of families! Bring the kids (of all ages) to the wintry...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Train To Santa’s Workshop

Train To Santa’s Workshop

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 15; 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. Embark on an...

12/03/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., noon, 4 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 24. South Coast Rep's long-lauded original adaptation of this Charles Dickens...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. More than just advertisements for movies, these posters are captivating artworks in their own right. The exhibit showcases around...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is transforming into an interactive family exhibit to celebrate the season. Warm up with some hot cocoa...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. L.A. native Dave Lefner is one of the country's top artists in the time-consuming and relatively lost field of...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Sunday 3-D Art!

Sunday 3-D Art!

Roots & Wings Wellness Center, Malibu, California

Every Sunday holds a different opportunity to create something you will treasure! Get artistic making things like coil baskets, piñatas, mask making, paper mache plants...

12/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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All About Santa

All About Santa

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 2-17. What is this musical comedy all about? It's "All About Santa," of course. The story is about...

12/03/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Children's Museum at La Habra's Target Free Sunday

Children's Museum at La Habra's Target Free Sunday

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

In honor of this holiday season, the theme for this month's festival is "Celebrations of Giving." Find out how children across the globe celebrate this...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Disney's Choo-Choo Soul With Genevieve

Disney's Choo-Choo Soul With Genevieve

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada, CA

1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Choo Choo Soul rolls into La Mirada to deliver their funky, fun music. Genevieve is the soulful & hip, singing train conductor...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Festive West

Festive West

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

Visitors to the Autry can view projects created by eighth-grade students from Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School that reveal the different ways the winter...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Sun. through Dec. 30 (no shows Mon., Nov. 23, Dec. 25). Hamilton: the...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach , CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 8; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 9; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 6; 1 p.m. Dec. 10. This hit Broadway...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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Kids in the Courtyard: Stamp It Up!

Kids in the Courtyard: Stamp It Up!

Fowler Museum At UCLA, Westwood, CA

Explore how artists share their creations in public locations through street art. Find inspiration in our Axé Bahia exhibition and design your own stamp using Styrofoam...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Spamilton

Spamilton

Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (8 p.m. previews Nov. 5, 7-11). Nov. 5-Dec. 31. Now that you've...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade

Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade

Downtown San Pedro, San Pedro, CA

The 37th edition of this popular community event offers all types of old-fashion fun. There's high school bands and scouts; equestrians and Little Leaguers. It'll...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Victorian Christmas House Tour

Victorian Christmas House Tour

Grier Musser Museum, L.A., CA

1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Grier Musser Museum welcomes guests to take a guided tour of this 1898 house and see how Christmas was celebrated during...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Westside Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Westside Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

1 p.m., 5 p.m. Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3. For over 45 years now, the Westside Ballet’s magical production has enchanted local audiences with their sumptuous...

12/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas Carol

A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas Carol

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 11-Dec. 16. Santa Monica's Morgan-Wixson Theatre presents its 22nd annual youth musical, A Winter's Tale: A Musical Dickens Of A Christmas...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 22; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 15, 23; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 16-17; 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m.,...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas Is

Christmas Is

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 17; 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Citrus College's Visual and Performing Arts Department presents its annual holiday show, which this year...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Cornelia Funke’s Journey through the Ancient Americas

Cornelia Funke’s Journey through the Ancient Americas

Getty Center, L.A., CA

Award-winning children’s author Cornelia Funke will read her latest Getty story featuring William Dampier - the pirate and ghost who guards the Getty Center from...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Leonis Adobe Museum's Winter Celebration

Leonis Adobe Museum's Winter Celebration

Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas, CA

The Adobe's grounds and house will be decked out in holiday cheer. The children can come make holiday arts and crafts, say hello to Santa...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 9; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 10. This holiday production was adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Dec. 3, 17. Families can enjoy a reading of that long-loved children's book, Frederick. Discover how Frederick cheers up his friends when the...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Enchantment Of Beauty And The Beast

The Enchantment Of Beauty And The Beast

The Assistance League Theatre, Hollywood , CA

The multi-award winning Nine O'Clock Players presents their original adaption of the famous fable Beauty And The Beast. This enchanting musical production will enchanted audiences....

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Heart of Robin Hood

The Heart of Robin Hood

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-30, Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. The heralded Icelandic theater company Vesturport...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Red Chair Children's Production Company: The Nutcracker

The Red Chair Children's Production Company: The Nutcracker

Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

2 p.m., 6 p.m. The Red Chair takes a rather unique approach to their production of the Nutcracker. For the 12th year, the Burbank-based troupe...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

Torrance Theatre Company, Torrance, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Dec. 1-17, 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Add a dollop of humor to holiday celebrating. The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)...

12/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Handel's Glorious Messiah

Handel's Glorious Messiah

Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA

A beloved holiday tradition, Handel’s celebrated oratorio - with its blazing trumpets, thundering timpani and spectacular “Hallelujah!” chorus - provides a moment during the busy...

12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat

Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat

Valley Performing Arts Center, Northridge, CA

Returning after a sold-out engagement back in January, this musical serves up the famous fable with some new twists. Two-time Grammy-nominated kid-indie songwriter Justin Roberts...

12/03/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Winter Wonderland + Holiday Market

Westfield Santa Anita, Arcadia, CA

At this seasonal celebrations, guests can enjoy an ice rink, holiday petting zoo, holiday arts and crafts and performances in the Promenade including an exclusive...

12/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Holiday Concert

Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Holiday Concert

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

The Francis Young Hall will be decked out with song at this annual holiday concert. The Symphony's selections will feature songs by Leroy Anderson, Alfred...

12/03/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Winter Nights at Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

Celebrate the holiday season with exclusive seasonal performances and unique festive experiences tonight. There will be live ice sculpting, holiday stilt walkers, children’s craft stations...

12/03/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1-3, 8-10. Take a trip to the "North Pole" and visit Santa's Village. Santa, in fact, will be along for...

12/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Pet Nights With Santa

Pet Nights With Santa

Citadel Outlets, L.A., CA

6-8 p.m. Sun. Nov. 26-Dec. 17. Shoppers are invited to bring along their furry, feathery or fuzzy friend for a special Santa photo opportunity. Guests...

12/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Snow Day L.A.

Snow Day L.A.

The Old Lodge, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 8-Dec. 17. Snow bunnies of all ages will be hopping over to Montecillo De Leo Politi Park to enjoy a...

12/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Irish Christmas in America

Irish Christmas in America

James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance, CA

This family-friendly show features lively Irish music, performed on traditional instruments, like fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp. Another highlight is the exciting Irish old-style...

12/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Las Posadas

Las Posadas

Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

In this Christmas season tradition that dates to 16th-century Mexico, students will portray Mary and Joseph and travel by donkey through campus looking for shelter....

12/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Los Angeles Children's Chorus Holiday Concert

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Holiday Concert

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

As part of the L.A. Philharmonic's Sounds Around Town series, the Los Angeles Children's Chorus is presenting a child-friendly concert filled with holiday carols, readings...

12/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Pet Photo Night with Santa at The Shops at Montebello

Pet Photo Night with Santa at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops At Montebello, Montebello, CA

Pets can have their owners bring them to have a photo with Santa and receive a special treat. Various photo packages available. All pets must be...

12/03/2017: 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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