Experience the Holiday Season in Los Angeles
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Embrace the magical experiences that Los Angeles has in store for you this holiday season and revel in all the merriment and joy the season brings. The city comes alive with a vibrant festive atmosphere, offering an array of holiday events and attractions that range from enchanting parades and dazzling light exhibitions to Nutcracker ballets.
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The Hollywood Christmas Parade
The City of Los Angeles will once again be presenting The Hollywood Christmas Parade! This year is the 91st anniversary of the parade, and will be the best year yet!
LA Zoo Lights Animals Aglow
Explore an immersive landscape filled with dazzling new lantern sculptures of animals among blooming flowers, towering trees, and more, for a nature-focused holiday celebration that’s as inspiring as it is breathtaking. This years’ experience features all-new seasonal wonders, including a magical Winter Wildlands with majestic pine trees, glowing ice crystals, snow-loving animals, views of the “northern lights,” and spectacular photo spots for the ultimate holiday snaps.
Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood
However you holiday, You Do Yule at Universal Studios Hollywood. Join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ throughout Hogsmeade™, see the spectacular tree at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, enjoy the Who-tacular festivities with the Grinch™ and Max during Grinchmas™ and top off the fun in the new SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™.
Griffith Park Holiday Lights Train Ride
Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, join us for an evening train ride around our festively decorated, one-mile track in Griffith Park. Every night, until early January, our track at Griffith Park & Southern Railroad is transformed into a magical train ride of delightful and festive scenes with thousands of lights.
Enchanted Forest of Light
Descanso’s Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.
LA Ballet’s The Nutcracker
LAB’s The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Los Angeles, perfect for celebrating the season with family and friends.