Holiday Things to do in Los Angeles

Holiday Things to do in Los Angeles Images

Friday, December 07, 2018

‘Tis the season, when your inbox is flooded with invites to holiday parties, shopping specials, and holiday events “you must see this season”. Sift through the noise and discover these popular yet worthwhile holiday things to do in Los Angeles and enjoy the most festivus time of year.


Holiday lights around Los Angeles

Part of the fun of the season is touring the colorful lights that light up the city during the holidays. In Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, there are plenty of opportunities to stare in amazement of these light displays. See here for our list of the best holiday lights around Los Angeles.

Reindeer Romp

Discover the Reindeer village and daily visits with real reindeer at the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens. For an additional fee, you can have your photo taken with Santa and his reindeer. The reindeer can be seen now through January 6th, 2019

Christmas at Universal Studios Hollywood

Get in the festive spirit at Universal Studios Hollywood with their Christmas themed events. Take a selfie with the mischievous minions, explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and experience the most spectacular Who-tacular Grinchmas.

Outdoor ice-skating rink

While it may not be cold enough in Los Angeles for iced-over ponds there are many opportunities to pretend like there are with various outdoor ice-skating rinks throughout the city. So, strap on a pair of skates and get out enjoy this classic winter tradition.

The Original Farmers Market

Expand your shopping beyond the walls of a mall and head out to The Original Farmers Market. At third and Fairfax, celebrate the holidays with fanciful décor, seasonal music, arts and crafts, plus so much more.

Ugly sweater parties

Pull out your ugliest Christmas sweater and head out to an ugly sweater Christmas party.  

Magnolia House – Tucked away in Pasadena, The Magnolia House is a little craftsman bar with history and style. They will be hosting their ugly sweater Christmas party with holiday cocktails and a live D.J.

When: December 15th, 2018 | 8 PM – 2 AM

New Year’s Celebrations

New Year’s Eve at Pacific Palms Resort

End the year in style at Pacific Palms Resort on Monday, December 31, 2018. Taking place in our majestic ballroom, this is one party you won’t want to miss! Both restaurants at the resort will be offering savory dinner options including an all-you-can-eat lobster and prime rib buffet at Cima.

Take advantage of an open bar and dance the night away to live music featuring the Steel Rod Band and DJ. Conclude the evening by watching the ball drop and cheers to the new year with a champagne toast at midnight.

Interested in the event? Be sure to fill out a form to secure your spot at the event. Let’s ring in the new year together!

Tournament of Roses

For a true holiday classic, ring in the new year in Pasadena with the Tournament of Roses Parade. Greet the new year with one of the finest displays of pageantry, style, and grace. Tickets must be purchased to attend the parade.

Host a corporate holiday party near Los Angeles

image of PPR holiday parties

Pacific Palms Resort also hosts numerous holiday parties for business corporations in our Los Angeles meeting & event space. We handle everything from decorations and food to logistics and set-up. Contact us today to host your next holiday party near Los Angeles. 

Enter the words below into the box before submitting the form.