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The Best Events in Los Angeles This December 2018

It’s December in Los Angeles, which means a bevy of holiday events, festivals, and shopping. Check out some of the best events and things to do during this chilly month of winter. Happy holidays!

Grand Park’s Winter Glow (December 1-25)
Grand Park’s Winter Glow is a free immersive art experience covering 12 acres of Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. The art, projection and light displays will illuminate paths and play off of the park’s most iconic elements, including the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain. The holiday-inspired event will run nightly from December 1 to 25.

Enchanted: Forest of Light (through Jan. 7)
Enchanted: Forest of Light offers guests a colorful one-mile path walk through 10 distinct light displays at unique points within Descanso Garden including a Symphony of Oaks, a Luminous Lawn, and a Starlight Garden. The experience runs through January 7.

Echo Park Craft Fair (December 7-9)
The Echo Park Craft Fair returns to Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake on December 7-9 with over 120 curated artist, makers and food vendors.

Echo Park Community Parade (December 8)
Take part in a massive celebration of the holidays and all Echo Park has to offer with the annual Christmas parade, inclduing live music at the main stage.

Smorgasburg Holiday Popup on the Santa Monica Pier (December 8)
Smorgasburg takes over the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday December 8 for a holiday popup as part of the Santa Monica Pier’s Wonderland by the Water series.

Griffith Park Festival of Lights Hike 2018 (December 8)
Participate in a hike through Griffith Park on December 8 with a collection of others with holiday lights to create a glistening display of night wanderers! The event will see participants starting at the Merry Go Round Lot 2 and finishing at Dante’s Peak, with a brief stop at The Helipad at Griffith Park.

Tikim Filipino Food Fun Run (December 15)
Partake in a 5K that has a different Filipino tasting station at each mile, with a grand food festival placed at the end celebrating Filipino dishes.

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at Magnolia House (December 15)
Grab your favorite ugly sweater and head down to Magnolia for a night of holiday drink specials, photo booth pictures, dancing to live DJ sets and more.

Christmas Concert at The Bradbury (December 16)
Christmas at the Bradbury Building is back for 2018 featuring KITKA, a women’s vocal ensemble that will take advantage of the acoustics of The Bradbury’s majestic five-story atrium to perform seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European and Eurasian traditions.

Holiday Sing-Along at the L.A. Phil (December 22)
Sing along with a collection of classical and modern holiday classic tunes, with vocals by the Angeles Chorale, and a live jazz combo.

L.A. County Holiday Celebration (December 24)
Take part in the official holiday celebration for Los Angeles County, featuring a plethora of music and dance in this entertainment extravaganza.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration at The L.A. Zoo (December 31)
Looking for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration? The L.A. Zoo is hosting a fun holiday event for friends, families and kids.

Marina Del Rey’s New Year’s Eve Celebration (December 31)
Ring in the new year at Marina Del Rey’s Burton Chace Park with a free glow in the dark party featuring face painting, DJs, and fireworks show at midnight.

Queen Mary NYE 2018 (December 31)
Celebrate the New Year by boarding The Queen Mary and enjoying DJ sets, multiple themed parties throughout the boat’s ballrooms, a fireworks show and more.

Grand Park New Years Eve Celebration (December 31)
Take part in Los Angeles’ flagship NYE celebration with music across two stages in Grand Park, food trucks, photo booths, a light installation and more.

Have an amazing holiday and Happy New Year!

Jacqueline Tager | CalBre#: 1476997
jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes | (323) 697-3040
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027

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