Holiday Happenings!

holiday happenings

It’s full steam ahead for the Holidays! Tree Farms are up, Holiday Music in on the radio, ABC Family is starting its 25 Days of Christmas, Santa is in every mall and cruising down various streets, Toy Drives are here, and so much more! Here are a list of Holiday Happenings in the South Bay (and nearby) over the next couple of weeks.

Monday, December 1st

FREE Entrance to the Aquarium of the Pacific from 6:30 – 8:30 with an unwrapped Toy, Toys will be given to under privileged children in the 15th District. Sponsored by Councilman Joe Buscaino

Tuesday, December 2nd

Redondo Beach Tree Lighting, Redondo Beach Civic Center 5:00pm

Torrance Memorial Medical Center Holiday Festival Dec 2nd -7th (Various Events)

Merry Marionettes Christmas Show,  6:30pm, South Bay Galleria Kids Club

Thursday, December 4th

San Pedro Tree Lighting  4:00 – 6:30 – Pepper Tree Plaza, corner of 6th and Beacon Street in San Pedro. Enjoy real snow, carolers, marching band, characters from the Nutcracker, performances from Encore, Santa Claus, cookies, coffee, hot chocolate, and food trucks!

Hermosa Beach Pier Tree Lighting 6pm – Pier Plaza. Santa & Mrs. Clause will be making a appearance & taking pictures!

Redondo Beach Riveria Stroll Riveria Village, 5:00 – 9:00pm

El Segundo Tree Lighting   3:00 – 7:00pm Holiday Boutique, Candy Cane Kids Zone, Santa’s Village, Entertainment & Tree Lighting at 5:30pm

Holiday Pajama Party, 6:00 – 7:30pm, Wondertree Kids. Please bring a new blanket, book or stuffed animal to help a homeless child in need.

Saturday, December 6th

Sand Snowman, 9:00am – Noon, Hermosa Beach. For more information, please call Community Services at 310.318-0280.

Alpine Village Christmas Faire, 4:00 – 9:00pm

Sunday, December 7th

Kids Club Holiday Botique 10:00-11:00am , South Bay Botanic Garden ($2 Fee)

Wilson Park Train Rides, 12:00 – 3:00pm, Wilson Park, Torrance

Alpine Village Christmas Faire, 4:00 – 9:00pm

Friday, December 12th

Mother Nurture Center Holiday Celebration  12:00 – 2:00pm – Fun music, activities, an appearance by Santa, and professional photographer will be there! Bring an unwrapped toy for the toy drive if you can!

Saturday, December 13th

King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade, 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Sunday, December 14th

Manhattan Beach Holiday Fireworks, Manhattan Beach Ave.  4:00 – 8:00pm. Snow play, live band entertainment, & Fireworks! More info

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Reading  2:00pm – 3:00pm Torrance Historical Society & Museum

If you know of other events in the South Bay, please leave them in the comments! I’ll be sending out an updated version next week!


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