Christmas In Los Angeles - Everything You Need To Know About Events and Festivities

By Swathi Ramaswamy on Jan 10, 2019
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When Christmas is knocking at the door, just pack your bags, get your tickets to Los Angeles, and witness the most beautiful time of the year in one of the most beautiful US cities. Los Angeles during Christmas transforms into a wonderful place where you will come to know how lights and decorations can convert a concrete jungle into a mesmerizing land.

Though Christmas is celebrated with utmost festivity all over the city, there are some places here that are worth visiting during this festive season. Christmas in Los Angeles is incomplete without visiting these beautiful places. This is where you will find lights and love, fun and enjoyment, festivity and enthusiasm. So, check this list of some of the best Christmas events in Los Angeles to make the most of your time -

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Christmas Tree Lane

You cannot miss out to visit this landmark of Los Angeles if you're already there for your Christmas celebrations. This 0.7 mile of lane claims to be one of the oldest large-scale outdoor Christmas displays in the world. Organized on the Santa Rosa Avenue in Altadena, this place offers a spectacular display of festivities. As there is no entry fee here, it has become one of the top free Christmas events in Los Angeles. So, be it the magical lights or decked up trees, the Christmas Tree Lane will take your breath away. 

Beverly Hills

This famous pretty area in Los Angeles turns into an even beautiful place during Christmas celebrations. The best place to spend your Christmas Eve in Beverly Hills is to visit the famous restaurants and bars where Christmas is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm. Some of the festive restaurants in Beverly Hills to spend your Christmas Eve are - Montage, Peninsula, Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Wilshire. the entire Beverly Hills is beautifully decorated during the Christmas season. The palm trees are covered with lights adding an immense amount of pleasure to your drives through here. 

Upper Hastings Ranch

If you want to enjoy the view of a giant clocktower playing music and Santa distributing gifts to all the children, you must book your tickets and land in Los Angeles, California before Christmas ends. Christmas in Los Angeles is celebrated in a grand way in Upper Hastings Ranch.  You can see a vast friendly crowd enjoying every bit of the Christmas season with their loved ones. From exuberant lights to tall Christmas trees around different corners, this entire area turns into a bustling place ready to celebrate Los Angeles Christmas to the fullest.  

Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza

Christmas is all about lights and fun. You can't get enough of the decorative and amazing lights. So, when you want to see just the lights and lights all around you, Sleepy Hollow is the best place for you to visit. Enjoy the beautiful light display from early December till New Year's Eve every evening from 6 pm to 10 pm. Popularly known as SHCLE, you will be greeted by many houses that sell delicious food and refreshing beverages. Spending an evening here is the best way to soak in the Christmas celebrations in Los Angeles.  


Soon after the Halloween pumpkins are allowed to rest, the signs of holidays are apparently visible in the Disneyland. Who doesn't want to have fun in Disneyland? All of us do! Especially the kids. So why not try this place during the best time of the year, i.e., the Christmas season? The lovely theme park gets converted into the merriest place for complete two long months. The Christmas spirit is found here from November 10 to January 7 of every year. Guests love to enjoy the holiday-themed night time shows and the Christmas makeovers of favorite rides. You can spot festivity and decor all around the park as far as Christmas lights go. But the real attraction of this place which steals the show is the joyous facade of " It's a small world."

Mission Inn

Mission Inn is a gorgeous hotel that is in downtown Riverside. The historic masterpiece gets covered with an extra boost of beauty during this festive season of the year. It looks lovely when five million twinkling lights lighten the hotel. Guests enjoy the horse-drawn carriages, live entertainment shows, food vendors, and a Ferris wheel. And guess what? All of these are entirely free. Yes, you need not pay any money to enjoy the amazing performances and the beauty of the masterpiece. The place becomes very crowded on Christmas Eve and weekends. So it's better if you have enough time to visit there during the week. The day of the week doesn't matter, but the dusk makes it the best time to visit.

So, plan your visit to all these places and enjoy the best of Christmas in Los Angeles with your loved ones! 

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