Christmas events in Los Angeles

Your guide to the best Christmas events and activities in L.A., from tree lightings to holiday performances
The Nutcracker
Photograph: Courtesy Los Angeles Ballet

You won’t find snow-covered trees and below-zero temperatures in L.A., but there are still plenty of Christmas events and holiday activities to get you in the festive mood—even when it’s 70 and sunny in December. From meeting Santa and his reindeer to singing Christmas carols and scooping up crafty gifts at holiday markets, our list of the city’s best events and things to do this season will help make L.A. a winter wonderland all month long.

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