Between winter rainstorms, cooler weather and a bounty of holiday events, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas/Hannukah around L.A. From the traditional and annual performances of The Nutcracker ballet to sledding, fake snow, and fantastic flea markets offering gift-buying options for the pickiest in your life, the City of Angels comes alive this time of year. Get out and enjoy!
Friday, December 6.
1. Winter Glow
Expanded across Grand Avenue to include the newly renovated Music Center Plaza, Grand Park’s Winter Glow returns for its second annual nighttime public art display, offering an immersive experience.
Dec. 6, 4:30 PM to Dec. 25, 10 PM
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles
California Theater of the Performing Arts
562 W. 4th St, San Bernardino, CA 92401
Performing Live - I Wanna Thank Me Tour
Riverside Municipal Auditorium
3485 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501
Trevor Noah brings his Loud & Clear Tour 2019 to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
8 PM to 10 PM
Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles
A wintery wonderland featuring synthetic snow and snow tubing and decorated trees
Daily 5 AM to 9 PM
835 Academy Rd., Los Angeles
6. "Afternoon with the Authors"
A dozen Hollywood themed authors offering autographed copies of their literary works..plus plenty of Golden Age of Hollywood artifacts.
Confirmed authors include Chris Nichols, Mark Vieira, Mary Mallory, Steve Bingen, Steve Sylvester, Tom Nolan, Rhys Thomas, Jeff Bonds, Manny Pacheco, Piper Cochrane, Mindy Johnson, Frances McCaffrey, Meredith Ponedel
The Hollywood Heritage Museum (The Barn) 2100 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood CA 90028
12 PM to 4 PM
7. Festival of Carols with Eric Whitacre
Herald the arrival of the holidays with our annual selection of treasured carols and songs, plus a special treat: the world premiere of The Gift of the Magi.
Dec. 7 to Dec. 14.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles
From the Founder of the Fairfax High Flea Market, we are a curated Vintage & Collectibles Flea with Artists, HomeMades, Crafters. Add in some great food trucks, music and more.
11 AM to 4 PM
John Marshall High School, 3939 Tracy St. Los Angeles
The Greatest Sneaker Show On Earth" is coming back to LA for 2 days! To sneaker enthusiasts everywhere, you do not want to miss it!
Sat, Dec 7, 2019, 12:00 PM –
Sun, Dec 8, 2019, 7:00 PM
Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue HALL C, Anaheim, CA 92802
The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks hosts the Winter Holiday Festival with tons of snow for sledding, a trackless train ride, entertainment, food vendors, craft booths, and a free photo with Santa at Pershing Square. Ice skating is not included.
Pershing Square 532 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA
11 AM to 8 PM
WCC Los Angeles will bring 300+ of the best artist and designer craftspeople to Skylight ROW DTLA in the heart of LA’s historic downtown.
Row DTLA777 South Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90021
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10:30 AM Sunday, December 8, 2019, 6:00 PM
12. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
The Los Angeles Lakers host the Minnesota Timberwolves at STAPLES Center.
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Discover art, architecture, and spaces not generally open to the public in an exclusive free tour of Union Station Los Angeles.
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles
3990 Bill Robertson Lane, Los Angeles