Events - Dec 8, 2018

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 Porsche Effect Exhibit

The Porsche Effect Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3-Jan. 27, 2019. The Petersen Automotive Museum's new exhibit "The Porsche Effect" celebrates the worldwide impact of the car company's legendary...

02/03/2018 - 01/27/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

California Science Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-Jan. 13. Celebrating the centennial of the discovery of King Tut's tomb, this immersive exhibition (presented by the Egyptian Ministry of...

03/24/2018 - 01/13/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Brothers Studios, Burbank, CA

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood just got a little more super. That is because of its new exhibit that is all...

05/05/2018 - 12/29/2018: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1-Dec. 31 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Discover how Los Angeles became Los Angeles. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles...

06/01/2018 - 12/31/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19-Jan. 6. NHMLA presents this showcase of the 53rd year’s finalists and category winners. The exhibition features 99 stunning images from...

08/19/2018 - 01/06/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Thur., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fri. Aug. 26-Dec. 31 (closed Sept. 10, 19, Nov. 22, Dec. 25). In honor of the 80th anniversary...

08/26/2018 - 12/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17-Jan. 13 (closed 12/25). The Los Angeles River has been played a pivotal role in the story of our city, although...

09/17/2018 - 01/13/2019: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lion Guard Exhibit

Lion Guard Exhibit

Discovery Cube OC, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22-Jan. 13. The first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s hit series, “The Lion Guard” takes young fans and their families...

09/22/2018 - 01/13/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Collection at Riverpark, Oxnard, CA

The Annex Food Hall offers a morning of storytime and crafts in partnership with First 5 Ventura County and the Oxnard Public Library. First 5...

09/26/2018 - 12/26/2018: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-June 30. A combination of the cool and crazy, this eclectic exhibition highlights the work of more than 50 artists from...

09/29/2018 - 06/30/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Pompeii The Exhibition

Pompeii The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-April 21 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit offers a phenomenal look at one of the history's legendary...

10/06/2018 - 04/21/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20-April 14 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is home to 16 large-scale metal...

10/20/2018 - 04/14/2019: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lost at Sea: The Explorations of Dr. Robert Ballard Exhibition

Lost at Sea: The Explorations of Dr. Robert Ballard Exhibition

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 30-Dec. 31, 2019 (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas) Dive into the fascinating world of sea wreck explorations at the Battleship IOWA. This...

10/30/2018 - 12/31/2019: 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. 3-Jan. 21. Chill out by the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica's...

11/03/2018 - 01/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 9-Jan. 6. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at Disneyland and California Adventure - both will be...

11/09/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Del Amo Fashion Center's Santa Photo Experience

Del Amo Fashion Center's Santa Photo Experience

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

Come out to get your holiday photo taken professionally at the Del Amo Fashion Center. To learn more about the hours of operation and to...

11/09/2018 - 12/24/2018: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and Their Builders Exhibition

Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and Their Builders Exhibition

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Nov. 30, 2019. In this exhibit, the Petersen Automotive Museum explores the stories of the region’s racing cars, builders and tracks....

11/10/2018 - 11/30/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Reagan Library's Christmas Tree Exhibit

Reagan Library's Christmas Tree Exhibit

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This annual holiday exhibit displays 25 specially decorated trees that reflect the...

11/10/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 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. Kids also can go through Elf...

11/10/2018 - 12/24/2018: 11:00 am - 7:00 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

5-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Nov. 10-Jan. 7. The public can skate on this outdoor rink that will situated just a puck's throw from...

11/10/2018 - 01/07/2019: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sun. Nov. 15-Dec. 15. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 16-31. For...

11/15/2018 - 12/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Alexa Meade Interactive Holiday Pop-ups

Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, California

5-8 p.m. Nov. 15-Dec. 23. Artist Alexa Meade plans to create three interactive holiday themed art pop-ups to welcome the holiday spirit to Beverly Hills....

11/15/2018 - 12/23/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 16-Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm will be even merrier this holiday season as Knott's largest ever Christmas display, with...

11/16/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience

Santa Photo Experience

The Shops At Montebello, Montebello, CA

From Nov. 16-Dec. 24, Santa will be at The Shops at Montebello! Come out to get your holiday photo taken professionally. To learn more about...

11/16/2018 - 12/24/2018: 11:00 am - 7:30 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. 16-Dec. 17; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 6. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/16/2018 - 01/06/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

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

6-10 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 23 (closed Nov. 22). Explore a disco ball forest, watch animal constellations come to life among the glowing "Northern Lights," and...

11/16/2018 - 12/23/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Letters to Santa at the Annex Food Hall

The Collection at Riverpark, Oxnard, CA

Youngsters can sign, seal, and deliver their Letters to Santa at The Collection’s Santa Express Mail Box located inside The Annex Food Hall. Children may...

11/17/2018 - 12/24/2018: 8:00 am - 10:00 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. 17-Jan. 6. Yuletide spirits will be inhabiting Hogmeade during the holiday season. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will don its festive...

11/17/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp

L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp

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

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-Jan. 6 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Join the animals at the L.A. Zoo this holiday season in welcoming their special...

11/17/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Santa Photos at Santa Monica Place

Santa Photos at Santa Monica Place

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica , CA

noon-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. Nov. 17-Dec. 8; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Dec. 9-Dec. 24...

11/17/2018 - 12/24/2018: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17 through Jan. 6. A visit to SeaWorld during the holidays means a chance to go to Santa's Christmas Village and Rudolph’s...

11/17/2018 - 01/06/2019: 11:00 am - 6:00 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., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 17-Dec. 14; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 15-Jan. 6. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/17/2018 - 01/06/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

5-10 p.m. Nov. 18-Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25). Descanso Gardens invites you to become "enchanted" all over again. This uniquely illuminating installation presents a one-mile...

11/18/2018 - 01/06/2019: 5:00 pm - 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. 23-Jan.6 (closed Dec. 25). Treat yourself to a trip to see South Cal’s largest Gingerbread Competition and Display at the Cube,...

11/23/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Plaza West Covina's Photos With Santa

Plaza West Covina's Photos With Santa

Plaza West Covina, West Covina, CA

Noon-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Nov. 23–Dec. 9; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Dec. 10-16; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sun. Dec. 17-23. 9...

11/23/2018 - 12/24/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Queen Mary Christmas

Queen Mary Christmas

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

2-8 p.m. Nov. 23-30, Dec. 3-7, 10-14, 17-20; noon-9 p.m.; Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 21-30, Jan. 1-6; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 31. The Queen Mary...

11/23/2018 - 01/06/2019: 12:00 pm - 9:00 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. Nov. 23-Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-25). Families can have a memorable rail adventure on the Holiday Train Ride. Tens...

11/23/2018 - 12/23/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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LA Auto Show 2018

LA Auto Show 2018

L.A. Convention Center, L.A., CA

9 a.m.-10 a.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7-8; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 3-6; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 9. Last year, this global show had 1,000...

11/30/2018 - 12/09/2018: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Aquarium Holidays

Aquarium Holidays

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-23. During the holiday season the Aquarium of the Pacific will present a number of special seasonal attractions. Both the Aquarium...

12/01/2018 - 12/23/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 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 quick jaunt in Irvine Regional Park to the North Pole, where they...

12/01/2018 - 12/23/2018: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Marina Lights

Marina Lights

Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey, CA

4-10 p.m. Dec. 1-31. The holiday lights won't just be on the boats in the Marina, but they will also be up in Marina del...

12/01/2018 - 12/31/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Grand Park’s Winter Glow

Grand Park’s Winter Glow

Grand Park, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. Dec. 1-25. Grand Park will have a new look during December's nights. The first-ever Winter Glow is an immersive art experience for the...

12/01/2018 - 12/25/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Great American Christmas: Holiday Lights at the Reagan Library

The Great American Christmas: Holiday Lights at the Reagan Library

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

6-10 p.m. Dec. 2-23, Dec. 26-Jan. 6 (closed Jan. 1). At this brand-new, night-time holiday attraction, you can take a stroll (approximately 60-90 minutes long)...

12/02/2018 - 12/23/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Muhammad Ali: Greatest of All Time Exhibit

Muhammad Ali: Greatest of All Time Exhibit

Beverly Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Nov. 2-Jan. 20. This one-of-a-kind exhibit takes an in-depth and illuminating look at the...

12/06/2018 - 01/20/2019: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Writer/director/choreographer Debbie Allen has cooked up a tasty interpretation of "The...

12/06/2018 - 12/09/2018: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Magic Of Christmas

The Magic Of Christmas

La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 12-13; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 14-15, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Featuring the 250...

12/06/2018 - 12/09/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Repertory Company's A Christmas Carol

Thousand Oaks Repertory Company's A Christmas Carol

Scherr Forum Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Spend some of your holiday season with your old pals -...

12/06/2018 - 12/09/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection Exhibit

Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7-May 12. Designer Paula Crevoshay melds nature, art, and science in unique ways with her jewelry. Featuring jewelry made of gold,...

12/07/2018 - 05/12/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Big Bear Snow Play

Big Bear Snow Play

Big Bear Snow Play, Big Bear, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 23-April 14. Big Bear's Snow Play features with three full-length snow-tubing runs. To ensure...

12/07/2018 - 04/14/2019: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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San Pedro City Ballet presents The Nutcracker

San Pedro City Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 7, 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. San Pedro City Ballet, home of American Ballet Theatre superstar Misty...

12/07/2018 - 12/09/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Ventura County Ballet's “The Nutcracker”

Ventura County Ballet's “The Nutcracker”

Ventura College Performing Arts Center, Ventura, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 7; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Ventura County Ballet Company, Ventura County’s premiere regional ballet, returns for...

12/07/2018 - 12/09/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Sherman Oaks Galleria's Holiday Celebrations.

Sherman Oaks Galleria's Holiday Celebrations.

Sherman Oaks Galleria, Sherman Oaks, CA

On Friday, Dec. 7, families can come see Santa and his friends at 7 p.m. for the Galleria's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event will...

12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin

La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, L.A., CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8. This local holiday tradition tells the story of Juan Diego, a peasant to whom the Virgin Mary appeared in the mountains...

12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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club l.a. TEEN Holiday Carnival event

club l.a. TEEN Holiday Carnival event

The Help Group Autism Center, Sherman Oaks, CA

Join club la TEEN (ages 13-18) for a community-service fun day. Help out and enjoy the carnival afterwards along with a gift exchange party. Club...

12/08/2018: 12:00 am

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Valley Kids Consignment Huge Kids Sale

Valley Kids Consignment Huge Kids Sale

Valley Kids Consignment, Northridge, CA

At this popular community event, families join together and sell their lightly used items at discounted prices. All items are priced by parents and they range...

12/08/2018: All Day

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Indoor Community Flea Market

Agoura Hills/Calabasasa Community Center, Agoura Hills, CA

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center's indoor Flea Market offers a “one stop" shopping experience just in time for the holiday. It will feature clothing, jewelry,...

12/08/2018: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Spartan Race

Spartan Race

Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, Castaic, CA

Spartan Races feature intense courses populated with more than 20 signature obstacles that create natural and man-made challenges for mind-body fitness, resilience, stamina, and strength....

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018: 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Pyrometric: Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene Exhibition

Pyrometric: Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene Exhibition

Kwan Fong Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Oct. 19-Jan. 10. This exhibit investigates fire and wildfires through the lenses of art and ecology, highlighting human contributions to recurring...

12/08/2018: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Breakfast With Santa at Plaza West Covina

Breakfast With Santa at Plaza West Covina

Plaza West Covina, West Covina, CA

Kids are invited to join Santa for this very special meal, with food provided by the Lazy Dog Restaurant. Guests can meet and talk with...

12/08/2018: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Disney Jr Holiday Fun!

Disney Jr Holiday Fun!

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

Celebrate the season with family fun and festive activities inspired by your favorite Disney Junior pals. All attendees at the Play Date will have a...

12/08/2018: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Grinchmas

Grinchmas

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 2, 9. A whimsical 60-ft “Grinchmas” tree will mark the spot where the main Grinchmas...

12/08/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Sunrise with Santa

Sunrise with Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

The annual Sunrise with Santa event, taking place at Lazy Dog Restaurant, includes one complimentary breakfast per child attendee from a designated kids menu. Meals...

12/08/2018: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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2nd Saturday Family Science & Storytime at George F Canyon Nature Preserve

2nd Saturday Family Science & Storytime at George F Canyon Nature Preserve

George F Canyon Nature Center, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the nature center for hands-on science-based activities where children of all ages can learn about this month's...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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2nd Saturdays Family Storytime

2nd Saturdays Family Storytime

White Point Nature Preserve, San Pedro, CA

Share the joy of storytelling with your children and introduce them to the beauty of the natural surroundings.  Your family will enjoy spending time with...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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53rd Annual Channel Islands Harbor's Holiday Parade of Lights

53rd Annual Channel Islands Harbor's Holiday Parade of Lights

Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, CA

Everyone is invited to enjoy a full day of holiday activities and then watch festively decorated boats in the parade while listening to carolers sing...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Autism Live Sensitive Santa

Autism Live Sensitive Santa

We Rock The Spectrum Kids’ Gym, Tarzana, CA

Children on the autism spectrum and their siblings will be able to meet Santa, pose for photos and receive a wrapped holiday toy. While on-site,...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cocoa With Santa At The Westfield Century City

Cocoa With Santa At The Westfield Century City

Westfield Century City, Century City, CA

Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you to their winter wonderland, featuring such festive experiences as sweet treats, personal pictures, seasonal crafts and surprise gifts. Not...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Dickens Day Holiday Celebration

Dickens Day Holiday Celebration

International Printing Museum, Carson, CA

Enter the world of Charles Dickens today as the International Printing Museum transforms into Fezziwig’s warehouse from 19th century London, populated with  a number of...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Free Gingerbread Decorating Party

Free Gingerbread Decorating Party

Jayde’s Market, L.A., CA

Kids of all ages are invited to this tasty holiday event. Jayde's will provide gingerbread cookies, frosting, and other decorative treats - all you have to...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Holidays at Legoland

Holidays at Legoland

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Thur.-Fri., Sun.; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. Dec. 1-17. Where else can you get a photo with LEGO Santa and his LEGO...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 28-Feb. 19. This exhibit ingeniously brings the classic game of chess to life in an engaging way for youngsters. They...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Muzeo Express 2018: Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo Express 2018: Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Nov. 17-Jan. 20. Experience some big holiday fun at the museum's annual holiday exhibit featuring model trains, miniature scenes and hands-on...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nutcracker for Kids!

Nutcracker for Kids!

Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA

10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. Visions of sugarplums and beautiful ballerinas will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet, performed in a condensed, 45-minute version created just...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Roybal: A Multi-Racial Catalyst for Democracy Exhibition

Roybal: A Multi-Racial Catalyst for Democracy Exhibition

Jean Deleage Arts Gallery, CASA 0101 Theater, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. through Feb. 3. This exhibit celebrates the life, work, and legacy of Edward Ross Roybal, the first Mexican-American to be elected to...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings Exhibition

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., Sun.; 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. Nov. 16-Feb. 10. Photography Sally Mann focuses on people, things, and place, particularly the American South...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Santa Through The Season

Santa Through The Season

One Colorado Old Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

5-9 p.m. Thurs-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.- 7p.m. Sun. Nov. 23-Dec. 24. One Colorado is providing all-access to Santa throughout the holiday season....

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Skypark At Santa's Village

Skypark At Santa's Village

Skypark At Santa’s Village, Sky Forest, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thur., Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Nov. 15-Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). Santa's Village is a nostalgic memory for many...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The 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. This interactive installation is all about sparking children's imagination. Designed and built by artist Mac Maker, Imagined...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe allowing them to walk freely and untethered on an interactive...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife Exhibition

Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife Exhibition

Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sun. Oct. 31-March 18. It seems fitting that an exhibit about the Underworld would open on Halloween. This Getty Villa exhibition...

12/08/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's Enchanted Adventure!

A Faery Hunt's Enchanted Adventure!

Los Encinos State Historic Park, Encino, CA

This is A Faery Hunt's last performance of the year, so come join in the fun! This interactive performance is designed for young audiences and...

12/08/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Nature Art Series: Ornament & Wreath Making

Nature Art Series: Ornament & Wreath Making

The SEA Lab, Redondo Beach, CA

Need a last minute personalized holiday gift? Your problem can be solved by coming to an ornament and/or a wreath making class. From 10:30-11:30 a.m.,...

12/08/2018: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Pasadena Playhouse presents Bob Baker's Marionettes

Pasadena Playhouse presents Bob Baker's Marionettes

Carrie Hamilton Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 9. Just because its theater has closed temporarily, Bob Baker Marionettes couldn't go through the holidays without...

12/08/2018: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Six Flags Magic Mountain's Holiday in the Park!

Six Flags Magic Mountain's Holiday in the Park!

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA

Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-30. Thrilling rides, exciting family entertainment, and tasty seasonal treats are on the holiday menu at Six Flags Magic Mountain. On select...

12/08/2018: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Sugar Plum Express Holiday Village & Tree Train

Sugar Plum Express Holiday Village & Tree Train

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 9, 11 a.m. Dec. 15-23. Hop aboard one of the Fillmore & Western vintage trains and take a...

12/08/2018: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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3D: Double Vision Exhibit

3D: Double Vision Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 15–March 31. You won't believe your eyes as you walk...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Children’s Literature Department, Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA

This musical variety marionette spectacular will have an interactive hoop-de-dooker with dozens of handcrafted puppets singing and dancing in timeless enchantment.

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 14-Jan. 6. (closed Nov. 21-22, Dec. 24-25, Dec. 31-Jan. 1). Drawn from the museum's extraordinary...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fa La Land Interactive Holiday Exhibit

Fa La Land Interactive Holiday Exhibit

Row DTLA, Los Angeles, CA

11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sun. Nov. 18-Jan. 6. With a wonderful range of unique...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, CA

2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 21-22; 1 p.m. Dec. 9, 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 16, 23; 11 a.m. Dec. 24. Be swept...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Here Exhibition

Here Exhibition

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

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Oct. 25-Jan. 6. In this group exhibition, local artists explore the relationships between "self" and "other" and "here" versus "there." They...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Japanese American National Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Wed., Fri.–Sun. noon-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 15-March 24. Back in the 1970s, Mark Nagata was your typical California kid, but then he...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

Craft & Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Jan. 6. This exhibit presents a 20-year survey of the Los Angeles-based mixed media artist. This...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Oct. 13-Jan 21. National Geographic Fellow and photographer Joel Sartore's life mission is to photograph every species living in the world’s...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

MOCA Grand Ave., L.A., CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 14-March 11. "Termite Art" was a term conceived by American...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art Exhibit

Outliers and American Vanguard Art Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-March 17. This exhibition, which is making its West Coast debut...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues, Thur., 11 a.m. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 11-Feb. 10. Robert Rauschenberg was one of the leading...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Santee Winter Wonderland

Santee Alley, Los Angeles, CA

Santa is coming to town – to Santee Alley in downtown LA, in fact! Enjoy a day of holiday cheer and family fun at this...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Garden Co-op Nursery School's Winter Garden Festival

The Garden Co-op Nursery School's Winter Garden Festival

The Garden Co-op Nursery School, Eagle Rock, CA

This annual, family-friendly event features handmade crafts and boutique gift shop, homemade goodies, craft brew, artisanal cocktails, live music, and fun for all! All proceeds...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Train To Santa’s Workshop

Train To Santa’s Workshop

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 29-30, Dec. 7, 13-14, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16. Embark on an enchanting holiday train ride, where elves will lead...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Winter Wonderland 2018

Winter Wonderland 2018

Dixie Canyon Community Charter School, Sherman Oaks, CA

Dixie Canyon’s 2nd annual Winter Wonderland Festival is fun for the whole family! There will be real snow, inflatables, games & prizes, VR, video game...

12/08/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Sculpting and Shaping Clay Lab

Sculpting and Shaping Clay Lab

Getty Villa, Malibu, CA

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 8. Families can discover how artists have transformed earth and water into beautiful ceramics for thousands of years...

12/08/2018: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

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It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, California

The Paley Center for Media is transforming into an interactive holiday-themed exhibit for families. Warm up with some hot cocoa and enjoy activities including family...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Ken Salter's Reflecting Pool

Ken Salter's Reflecting Pool

Gallery 30 South, Pasadena, CA

12 p.m.-6 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Dec. 1-Jan. 27. Former Disney Imagineer Ken Salter has created a an interactive multi-media installation, entitled “Garden of Strange Loops: So...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Kevin Sloan: "A Collection of Rarities" Exhibit

Kevin Sloan: "A Collection of Rarities" Exhibit

California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, California

noon-7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Nov. 8-Feb. 17 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). Explore the beauty of the natural world in this solo exhibition. At the...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, CA

noon, 5 p.m. Dec. 8, noon Dec 9. The Los Angeles Ballet returns to the Dolby Theatre to present its original version of "The Nutcracker,"...

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Marina del Rey's Snow Wonder and Holiday Boat Parade

Marina del Rey's Snow Wonder and Holiday Boat Parade

Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey, CA

Marina del Rey will look "snow marvelous" during its "Snow Wonder" celebration this afternoon. From noon-6 p.m., Chace Park will transform into a wintry paradise,...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Exhibit

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Oct. 19-March 10. Based upon the best-selling book of the same name, "Notorious...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido Exhibit

Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido Exhibit

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. Dec. 7-May 27 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). In this exhibit, visitors can...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. through Sept. 2, 2019. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Santa's Tamale Festival

Santa's Tamale Festival

Simi Valley Town Center, Simi Valley, CA

This first-ever festival serves up live music, seasonal shopping, festive drinks and food - including tamales galore! The tamales will be judged with trophies going...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Movie Promotion

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Movie Promotion

Golden Apple Comics, L.A., CA

Bring the whole family to Spin the Wheel and instantly win movie prizes like backpacks, beanies, ear buds, stickers, posters, movie screening passes and super...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. June 2-Dec. 30. Organized by the Fowler, this exhibit holds over 225 works of art, including all sorts of...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean Exhibit

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean Exhibit

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., n00n-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Oct. 21-Feb. 10. The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents the first major traveling exhibition dedicated to the arts of...

12/08/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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. 1-16. This yuletide musical comedy is about what happens when Santa mysteriously disappears and Mrs. Claus keep the...

12/08/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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GLAD Holiday Celebration

GLAD Holiday Celebration

Occidental College, Eagle Rock, CA

Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness Inc (GLAD) is hosting a holiday spectacular event for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and KODA/CODA children who are 10...

12/08/2018: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Volunteers for Santa @ the Adobe

Volunteers for Santa @ the Adobe

Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills, CA

The Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center are looking for volunteers ages 12 and older to help us put on this fun community event! Volunteer...

12/08/2018: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Elf: The Musical

Elf: The Musical

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

7 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 5, 7-8; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 6, 8.  1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 2, 9. Musical Theatre West...

12/08/2018: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Old Pasadena Holiday Weekend Surprises

Old Pasadena Holiday Weekend Surprises

Mercantile Place, Pasadena, CA

1-4 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 15. On the first Saturdays of December, Old Pasadena presents kids with some fun treats: photo opps with costumed characters,...

12/08/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Theatre West, L.A., CA

1 p.m. Sat. Oct. 20-March 2. Hi-ho, hi-ho, it's off to the Storybook Theatre we go to see its original musical adaptation of the classic...

12/08/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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St. Nicholas Selfies at Mission San Juan Capistrano

St. Nicholas Selfies at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA

1-3 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16. Families get a chance to meet an 18th century St. Nicholas for “Selfies with Santa or Mrs. Claus,” in the Mission's historic...

12/08/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Wicked

Wicked

Hollywood Pantages, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Nov. 28-Jan. 27. (no shows Dec. 25 and Jan. 1) Winner of...

12/08/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Family Day: Artful Weaving

Family Day: Artful Weaving

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Families can view works from the exhibition "Once upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido" and create their own woven artwork using cardboard...

12/08/2018: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Santa @ the Adobe

Santa @ the Adobe

Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills, CA

Come celebrate the season at the Reyes Adobe. Among the afternoon fun will be holiday crafts & games, stories, a chocolate milk bar with candy...

12/08/2018: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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42nd Street

42nd Street

Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 10-Dec. 15. The ultimate show-biz musical, "42nd Street" celebrates the magic of musical theater. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 2, 8, 16; 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 14; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 3. The...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Christmas Is

Christmas Is

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16. Citrus College's Visual and Performing Arts Department presents this festive, Broadway-style Christmas show. Choral ensembles and a live orchestra...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Escape Reality at Magicopolis

Escape Reality at Magicopolis

Magicopolis, Santa Monica, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 26-Dec. 30. Audiences can "escape reality" at this all-ages, Broadway-style magicomedy stage show. The husband-and-wife duo of Steve...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Festival of Carols

Festival of Carols

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

2 p.m. Dec. 8, 15. Hark! The L.A. Master Chorale presents its popular holiday concert that features a diverse selection of holiday standards, old and...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Inland Pacific Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"

Inland Pacific Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 8; 2 p.m. Dec, 2, 9. The IPB will stage its majestic production of "The Nutcracker," which combines beautiful...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Kentwood Players Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Westchester Playhouse, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. (plus Dec. 1, 8) Nov. 9-Dec. 15. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 8:00 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. Dec. 8, 2 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 9. For the 13th year, the Red Chair folks presents "The Nutcracker" in a production that...

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Story Pirates

The Story Pirates

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

The Story Pirates are improv wizards who can take kids' craziest stories and turn it into comedy gold. See what hilarity they can cook up...

12/08/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat.; noon, 4 p.m. Sun. (no matinee performance Nov. 24 and no shows on Dec. 4). Nov. 24-Dec....

12/08/2018: 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol 

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol 

Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 3 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-11, 13-21, Nov. 23-Dec. 9. Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays takes...

12/08/2018: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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DSALA Holiday Dance

DSALA Holiday Dance

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Granada Hills, CA

The season of celebration is here, so come on over for a toast and a cheer with Down Syndrome Association of L.A. Dress your best...

12/08/2018: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Sandra Tsing Loh’s “Sugar Plum Fairy”

Sandra Tsing Loh’s “Sugar Plum Fairy”

Skylight Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

8:30 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Dec. 1-23. This offbeat and thoroughly original holiday treat offers festive cheer while engaging...

12/08/2018: 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Winterfest

Winterfest

Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA

3-10 p.m. Thur.-Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Nov. 23-Dec. 23. Santa Anita’s Winter Wonderland contains an ice rink, a tree lot,...

12/08/2018: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Beauty and The Beast: a Christmas Rose

Beauty and The Beast: a Christmas Rose

Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Fri., noon, 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 5-30. Lythgoe Family Panto returns to the Laguna Beach Playhouse with this playful holiday panto production. This...

12/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Cinema Under the Stars: Elf

Cinema Under the Stars: Elf

Westwood Village, Los Angeles, CA

The WVIA is bringing the spirit 0f the holidays to Westwood Village. The fun kicks off at 4 p.m. on Broxton Ave with free pictures...

12/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade

King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade

King Harbor Yacht Club, Redondo Beach, CA

This Redondo Harbor holiday celebration, now in its 26th years, starts - as its tradition - with a parade of paddle-crafts, which will followed by...

12/08/2018: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Remembering Boyle Heights

Remembering Boyle Heights

CASA 0101 Theater, L.A., CA

7:45 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 4:45 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Dec. 16. Playwright Josefina López ("Real Women Have Curves"), director Corky Dominguez and the ensemble cast of "Remember Boyle Heights"...

12/08/2018: 4:45 pm - 9:45 pm

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Beverly Hills' BOLD Holiday Rides

Beverly Hills' BOLD Holiday Rides

Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, California

Calling all car aficionados - BOLD Holidays presents the return of BOLD Rides, where you can take a ride in an exotic automobile to view...

12/08/2018: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Yuletide Cinemaland at Heritage Square

Yuletide Cinemaland at Heritage Square

Heritage Square Museum, L.A.,

5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Dec. 7-23.  Street Food Cinema and the Heritage Square Museum have teamed up to host a program of holiday films and holiday...

12/08/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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56th Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

56th Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

Huntington Harbor, Huntington Beach, CA

5:15 p.m. Dec. 8-9. View the multitude of colorfully adorned vessels making their way around Huntington Harbour. See which boats garner one of the 16...

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018: 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm

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Hanart Chinese Lantern Festival

Hanart Chinese Lantern Festival

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

5:30-10 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Nov. 15-Jan. 6. This illuminating festival will be lighting up the Pomona Fairplex for the first time. Reflecting this year’s theme of...

12/08/2018: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Holiday Movie on the Roof: Elf

Holiday Movie on the Roof: Elf

Rooftop Cinema Club, Los Angeles, CA

Experience holiday rooftop cinema under the stars and watch Elf. There will be Winter Wonderland decorations, hot chocolate, comfy deck chairs and blankets, with personal...

12/08/2018: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Moonlight Forest: Magical Lantern Art Festival

Moonlight Forest: Magical Lantern Art Festival

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia, CA

5:30-10 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Oct. 26-Jan. 6. Escape the realities of the everyday world and spend an evening on an fanciful, majestic Moonlight Forest at the...

12/08/2018: 5:30 pm - 10:00 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. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 14. This rail excursion offers a quick trip to the "North Pole" and a visit to Santa's Village....

12/08/2018: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Luminaria Nights at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Luminaria Nights at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA

Be enchanted at this year's Luminaria Nights at Origami in the Garden. Featuring over 1,000 illuminated lights along Garden trails, this Claremont tradition will transform...

12/08/2018: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Naples Island Annual Holiday Lights Boat Parade

Naples Island Annual Holiday Lights Boat Parade

Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, CA

Enjoy a "Star Spangled Christmas" at this year's boat parade, which marks its 72nd edition.   The large vessels set out on their route at 6...

12/08/2018: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Snow Day L.A.

Snow Day L.A.

The Old Lodge, L.A., CA

6-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 16-Dec. 30. Snow is in the forecast again in downtown L.A. Montecillo De Leo Politi Park will transform into a 9-acre...

12/08/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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44th Annual Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights 

44th Annual Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights 

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14-15. With "A Western Wonderland” as its theme, expect to view a nautical roundup of vessels displaying country-western themed decorations, animation,...

12/08/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Disney's Moana Jr. Musical at Theatre 360

Disney's Moana Jr. Musical at Theatre 360

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

Theatre 360 is proud to be invited to participate in the Disney Theatrical Productions Pilot Program and stage the brand-new Moana Jr. musical. With popular...

12/08/2018: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Nochebuena (Christmas Eve in Mexico)

Nochebuena (Christmas Eve in Mexico)

The Soraya (formerly Valley Performing Arts Center), Northridge, CA

Enjoy a good night of holiday music, Mexican-style. Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles takes center stage this evening that also showcases other great area artists,...

12/08/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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