Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
Everything you need to know about spending Thanksgiving in LA can be found right here
Thanksgiving events and activities in Los Angeles
Enjoy the long holiday weekend with a variety of events, from ice skating to turkey trots.
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Take a break from the holidays with one of these day trips
33 things Angelenos are thankful for
1. Beach days over Thanksgiving weekend. 2. A never-ending bounty of cheap tacos. 3. Synchronized traffic lights. 4. Rain. Anytime, in any amount. It may not happen often, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a group of folks more appreciative when it does. 5. Free car wash day (see above). 6. Great (and free!) music residencies that make Monday a day to look forward to. 7. Low season at Disneyland. 8. Being a four-hour drive away from Vegas. 9. Cheap flights to Vegas because we're smart enough not to drive. 10. An ever-expanding bike scene. 11. Not having to choose between a mountain and an ocean view, because here we can have both. 12. Avocados, on everything, all year long. 13. A life almost entirely without mosquitoes. 14. Dodger dogs at sunset. 15. The smell of night-blooming jasmine in winter and citrus trees in spring. 16. How close we are to great weekend trip destinations like Joshua Tree, Ojai, Big Sur, Catalina, Santa Barbara, Mammoth, Mexico... 17. Wild peacocks and parrots (when they're not squawking before dawn). 18. Flower-picking among skyscrapers at the Original LA Flower Market in DTLA. 19. Instagram-worthy sunsets on the regular. 20. Awesome local beer. 21. Space! (As in, room to move around, as compared to some other cities we could mention.) Also, space! (Happy Thanksgiving, SpaceX, JPL, Boeing and Northrop Grumman.) 22. Friends with pools, even if they're really only casual acquaintances. 23. Pressed juice that's still under $10 and yoga that's still dona
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