Best Holiday Lights Around Los Angeles

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Thursday, November 08, 2018

It’s that time of year where almost every corner you turn businesses, restaurants and homes light up for the holiday season with colorful displays. Knowing where to see the best displays in the city can be daunting, so read here for our list of the best holiday lights around Los Angeles to cruise by!


Christmas Tree Lane

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena, CA offers some of the best holiday lights around Los Angeles. Claimed as “America’s first large-scale Christmas light display”, this mile-long row of cedar trees is lit with thousands of colorful lights for visitors to walk under and enjoy this magical time of year.


Enchanted: Forest of Light

Descanso Gardens puts on their yearly holiday light display with various large-scale light displays, some of which are interactive. The show is currently running through January 7th, 2019.


Manhattan Beach Pier

What says California Christmas more than a pier decorated in holiday lights? Get into the spirit of the season and head out to Manhattan Beach Pier to see their annual light display, best enjoyed just after sunset.


Rodeo Drive

Bring a little glitz and glam to your L.A. holiday light tour with a drive or walk down Rodeo Drive. November 15th kicks off the festivities along Rodeo Drive with the Holiday Lighting Celebration. Enjoy the colorful light displays throughout the season while also taking part in evening shopping events on Friday and Saturdays, plus live entertainment and unique art installations. Lighting display stays up through January 6th, 2019.


Christmas tree at the Grove

See one of the largest Christmas tree displays at L.A.’s premier shopping and dining destination, The Grove. Plan to see the lighting ceremony on November 18th or stop by anytime during the holiday season to catch a glimpse of this towering tree, plus experience nightly snow falls at 7:00 and 8:00 PM through December 25th.


Upper Hastings Ranch

Celebrate Christmas in a big way at Upper Hastings Ranch with their gigantic light display. Their lighting ceremony kicks off on December 8th at 6:00 PM with the best times to visit between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Special features the weekend before Christmas include carolers, a visit from Santa Claus, and live music for an unforgettable holiday evening.


Candy Cane Lane

In East Acacia, residents open the 1200 block to visitors who want to view the homemade holiday lighting display. The street is closed off to vehicles, so those who wish to see the lights will need to travel by foot.


Holidays at Pacific Palms Resort

When looking for a Los Angeles area resort getaway this holiday season, look no further than Pacific Palms Resort. Not only do we offer several different events to help celebrate the holiday season we also offer some of the most affordable and luxurious accommodations near Los Angeles! Come celebrate with us and take the time to see our list of the best holiday lights around Los Angeles. 

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