It’s officially the holiday season and what better way to celebrate than attending some of the best must see events coming up. Whether you want to celebrate outdoors or inside there is something for everyone. Looking for a family outing, a date night, an event for friends, or a solo night out look no further. Keep reading so you don’t miss out and make the most out of the most wonderful time of the year. 

The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker || December 1st 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM

“Debbie Allen’s Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.Following the idea of the original, it’s Christmas Eve and the Johnsons are having a grand party. The Christmas gifts are shared and young Kara receives a Nutcracker filled with hot chocolate-her favorite. She falls asleep and the journey begins when the Nutcracker comes alive!”

Santas Speedway Christmas Lights || December 1st – January 1st 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM

“Santa’s Speedway, Southern California’s best reviewed Christmas light show is letting visitors leave the car in the parking lot, and walk right up to the massive light exhibits. It’s Christmas at a scale that will take your breath away!From the majesty of our 11-story Christmas Light Tree to towering ornaments, you will experience Christmas lights that you won’t find anywhere else and larger than your holiday imagination.”

Jingle Ball || December 2nd

“Get ready to celebrate the holidays in the best way, because the iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball presented by Capital One is back, and with a star-studded lineup of your favorite artists who will be taking over the stage at The Kia Forum on December 2, 2022! The iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball Tour will feature performances from artists including Dua Lipa, Jack Harlow, Pitbull, Khalid, Bebe Rexha, Lewis Capaldi, Ava Max, Dove Cameron, Jax, & Nicky Youre!”

The Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa || Now through December 31st

“Bundle up and skate right on the beach—or, at least, a few lanes of PCH and a parking lot away from the sand. Huntington Beach’s Paséa Hotel & Spa turns its event lawn into an outdoor rink with hour-long sessions, plus hotel-caliber amenities (think rentable fire pits and a sweet and savory menu). Look out for themed nights throughout its run, plus appearances from Santa on Wednesday evenings.”

11th Annual Holiday Lighting of Venice Sign || December 3rd 6:15 PM – 8 PM

“Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce, special guests, and your community for what has become a beloved tradition of changing the lights on the Venice Sign from white to red and green for the holidays!”

Marina Del Rey Boat Parade || December 10th 5:55 PM

“Feel as though you’ve escaped to a small-town fishing village during the Marina Del Rey Boat Parade. Bring a blanket and gather around Fisherman’s Village or Burton Chace Park to watch as 70 boats glide through the marina with holiday lights and decorations in competition.”


Sparkle DTLA || Now through January 1st

“Step inside an oversized, crystalline Christmas ornament and a tree made of lights during the return of this Downtown installation. Sparkle DTLA is setting up shop at the Bloc through the end of the year, and every night you can expect its displays to dance to music on the hour (5–9pm).”


Astra Lumina || December 8th – January 15th 6 PM – 10 PM

“The stars are descending from the night sky. Set off across mysterious grounds to discover a celestial pathway of lustrous light, cosmic visions, and astral song. Immerse yourself in illuminating encounters of lighting, projection and sound, and connect with the stars before they return to the sky above. Astra Lumina at South Coast Botanic Garden is the 17th experience in the Lumina Enchanted Night Walk series.” 


Written by Ryleigh Nelson


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