It’s no denying that the glamorous City of Los Angeles celebrates Christmas season like no other. Tourists travel from far and wide to experience the beautiful winter weather and amazing attractions LA has to offer. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, you’ll surely enjoy this year’s holiday festivities. We’ve rounded up a list of place and event to go so you’ll know where to start.
LA King’s Holiday Ice at L.A. Live, Westfield Topanga, and The Pike Outlets
Ongoing until January 6, 2019 | Various Locations and Opening Hours
The LA King’s Holiday Ice comes around once a year along with the holidays. It’s become an LA holiday tradition since The Kings and AEG opened the first Holiday Ice Rink at L.A. Live back in 2009. This popular outdoor attraction invites locals and tourist to experience ice skating in a beautiful holiday-themed ice rink. It’s the perfect backdrop for photos and a great way to spend Christmas season.
Enchanted: Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens
Ongoing until January 6, 2019 | 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Immerse yourselves in an enchanting nighttime experience at the Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge. Watch as the forest comes to life through interactive light displays. Prepare to be amazed in a bright and vibrant wonderland of color. Just make sure to bring a jacket and a pair of comfortable walking shoes for the one-mile walk. Purchase your tickets in advance.
Winter Wonderland at The Grove
Ongoing until December 25, 2018 | 189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The famed mall is considered an institution in the City of Los Angeles. This year, The Grove invites everyone to experience their holiday attraction, the Winter Wonderland. Bring your cameras with you and take photos with a hundred foot Christmas tree as your backdrop. Drop by at the Santa House, experience snowfall from 7:00 to 8:00 PM and enjoy live music and entertainment.
Reindeer Romp 2018 at L.A. Zoo
Ongoing until January 6, 2019
Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s brought his favorite furry animals with him. The annual Reindeer Romp at the L.A. Zoo is back again. The reindeers will be staying at the Reindeer Village over the holidays to give you and your family the opportunity to learn about them and take photos. You can also take photos with Santa, create your own craft antlers and learn from the reindeer keeper for some holiday family fun.