Events - Dec 22, 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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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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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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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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The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Downtown Burbank, Burbank, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.-Thur. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Dec. 13 through Jan. 6. Located in beautiful downtown Burbank, this rink provides a mid-day skating siesta...

12/13/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Grinchmas

Grinchmas

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

times vary, Dec. 14-30. A whimsical 60-ft “Grinchmas” tree will mark the spot where the main Grinchmas activities take place. Catch performances by Martha May Who-vier...

12/14/2018 - 12/30/2018: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Incredible Predators 3D Movie at NHM

Incredible Predators 3D Movie at NHM

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

times vary Dec. 15-June 30 (closed Jan. 1). This film, the latest one to screen in the museum's 3D theater, takes an intimate look at...

12/15/2018 - 06/30/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 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

10:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 15-30. Thrilling rides, exciting family entertainment, and tasty seasonal treats are on the holiday menu at Six Flags Magic Mountain. On...

12/15/2018 - 12/30/2018: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

4:45 p.m. 6 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. This rail excursion offers a quick trip to the "North Pole" and a visit to Santa's Village. Santa,...

12/15/2018 - 12/23/2018: 4:45 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 16-31. For 21 years now, the Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square has created a multitude of winter-time memories. More than 54,000...

12/16/2018 - 12/31/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Holidays at Legoland

Holidays at Legoland

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 18-20, 24-25; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 21, 23; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 22, 26-31. Where else can you get a photo...

12/18/2018 - 12/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 18-20; 8 p.m. Dec. 21; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. Dec. 23. The acclaimed classical repertory theater company A...

12/18/2018 - 12/23/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Disney's Mary Poppins Returns At The El Capitan

Disney's Mary Poppins Returns At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

9:30 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and (Fri.-Sat) 10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 13. The El Capitan is something special to mark the return...

12/19/2018 - 01/13/2019: 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Honda Center, Anaheim, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 19; 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 20; 11 a.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 21, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 22; 11...

12/19/2018 - 12/23/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Bay Island Channel, Newport Beach, CA

6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 19-23. At 110 years young, this Southern California favorite ranks as one of the longest-running holiday traditions in the country. The New...

12/19/2018 - 12/23/2018: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Winter Fest

Winter Fest

OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA

Times vary Dec. 20-Jan. 6. Winter Fest offers an awesome selection of seasonal attractions. You can experience an outdoor ice-skating rink, ice tubing at Snowflake...

12/20/2018 - 01/06/2019: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Huntington Harbour's Cruise of Lights

Huntington Harbour's Cruise of Lights

Huntington Harbor, Huntington Beach, CA

5:30-9:15 p.m. Dec. 20-23. The Cruise of Lights offers people a scenic look at all the festively decorated boats docked in the Huntington Harbor as...

12/20/2018 - 12/23/2018: 5:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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Mammoths and Mastodons at the La Brea Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons at the La Brea Tar Pits

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, L.A.,

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 21-Sept. 8. For years, the world-famous La Brea Tar Pits and Museum has been excavating and displaying incredible mammoths and mastodons;...

12/21/2018 - 09/08/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Los Angeles Youth Ballet's The Nutcracker

Los Angeles Youth Ballet's The Nutcracker

Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 21, 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. Dec. 23.  The Los Angeles Youth Ballet returns with its new production of...

12/21/2018 - 12/23/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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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...

12/22/2018: All Day

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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...

12/22/2018: 8:00 am - 8:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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....

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment Exhibition

Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment Exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

1o a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sun. Dec. 11-April 7. Featuring nearly 100 photographs, this National Geographic-organized exhibit spotlights the work of 11 award-winning female photojournalists. It pays...

12/22/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Christmas Care Exchange 10 / Brunch with Santa

Christmas Care Exchange 10 / Brunch with Santa

Wayfinder Family Services Los Angeles Campus, L.A., CA

Special Needs Network cordially invites you to its 10th Annual Christmas Care Exchange / Brunch with Santa. This holiday celebration will include brunch, family resources, games,...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 2:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Georgette Baker: Holidays Around the World

Georgette Baker: Holidays Around the World

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

Customs, songs, and stories from the different holidays celebrated during the month of December are part of this lively program.

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Shogun Santa is Coming to Town!

Shogun Santa is Coming to Town!

Japanese Village Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 15-26, 22-23. Save yourself a trip to the North Pole and visit Shogun Santa in Little Tokyo! Snap a selfie or...

12/22/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Winter Break: Crafts and Activities for Kids

Winter Break: Crafts and Activities for Kids

Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 22-Jan. 6. Kids can enjoy doing winter craft projects at the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Among the...

12/22/2018 - 01/06/2019: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Disney Hall's Holiday Sing-Along

Disney Hall's Holiday Sing-Along

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. There's something magical when all of Disney Hall - performers and audience members -  join as one to sing together. Melissa...

12/22/2018: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Christmas Events at The Farmers Market

Christmas Events at The Farmers Market

The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles, CA

To celebrate the Christmas season, The Original Farmers Market will host a variety of free, festive events. Bring the whole family to enjoy Christmas Karaoke, The Comedy...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at Malibu Country Mart

Holidays at Malibu Country Mart

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

Malibu Country Mart celebrates the holiday season throughout December by transforming the Mart into a Winter Wonderland. On December 15 and 22, the Mart is...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 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...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Greatest Holiday Showman

The Greatest Holiday Showman

Pico Playhouse, West. L.A., CA

Climb aboard the magic holiday-sleigh with Elf, who will take audiences on a journey to find out about holiday traditions all around the world! This Creating...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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...

12/22/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 14, 19-21; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 15, 22; 12:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 23. New York City’s American Ballet Theatre brings...

12/22/2018: 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, CA

1 p.m., 5 p.m. Dec. 22-23, 3 p.m. Dec. 24. You can spend Christmas Eve, 2018 watching the Los Angeles Ballet their critically praised version...

12/22/2018 - 12/24/2018: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Lythgoe Family Panto's The Wonderful Winter of Oz

Lythgoe Family Panto's The Wonderful Winter of Oz

Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA

1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 15-16, 22-23, 29; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, 27; 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 28; noon, 4 p.m. Dec. 30....

12/22/2018: 1:00 pm - 9:00 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...

12/22/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 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...

12/22/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Dance West's The Nutcracker

Dance West's The Nutcracker

James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. Dec. 23. The Dance West Dance Studio eloquently bring to life the enchanting story of Clara and Fritz as...

12/22/2018 - 12/23/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:00 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...

12/22/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College, Pomona, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 21; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. Dec. 23. The IPB will stage its majestic production of "The Nutcracker," which...

12/22/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Long Beach Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Long Beach Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Long Beach Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 22; 2 p.m. Dec. 16; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21; 2 p.m. Dec. 23. For 36 years, the Long Beach...

12/22/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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State Street Ballet presents The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet presents The Nutcracker

La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The acclaimed State Street Ballet jetés down from Santa Barbara for their debut show at the La Mirada Theatre. Humor, virtuosic...

12/22/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Disgusting Food Museum

The Disgusting Food Museum

A+D Architecture and Design Museum, L.A., CA

2-8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., noon-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 9–Feb. 17. "Yuck" and "gross" are the normal desired reactions from a normal museum exhibit but The Disgusting...

12/22/2018: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Nutcracker Mini-Musical

The Nutcracker Mini-Musical

Pico Playhouse, West. L.A., CA

Families are invited to join Clara on a holiday adventure as the clock strikes midnight and the toys under the tree come to life. Little...

12/22/2018: 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....

12/22/2018: 2:30 pm - 10:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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,...

12/22/2018: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. A thought-provoking drama with music, relates the true-life occurrence during World War I when Allied and German soldier held a cease-fire...

12/22/2018: 4:00 pm - 9:30 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...

12/22/2018: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Marina Del Rey's Holiday Saturday Nights

Marina Del Rey's Holiday Saturday Nights

Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey, CA

Marina del Rey invites folks down to Chace Park for a Saturday night filled with a free film and other entertainment. Tonight begins with the...

12/22/2018: 4:00 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...

12/22/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 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...

12/22/2018: 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

Elf return to spread some holiday laughs at this screening under the stars. There will be Winter Wonderland decorations, hot chocolate, comfy deck chairs and...

12/22/2018: 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...

12/22/2018: 5:30 pm - 10:00 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...

12/22/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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