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5 Awesome 2017-2018 Holiday Events near Los Angeles


You won’t find high snowfall in Los Angeles this year but you will find some super-excellent events! Whether you’re visiting from out of town or you’re a seasoned local, there’s definitely an LA holiday event for you this December and January.

5 Awesome 2017-2018 Holiday Events near Los Angeles

Disney’s Festival of Holidays

No visit to Anaheim would be complete without a trip to the Festival of Holidays at Disneyland Park! Exclusive entertainment includes Santa’s Holiday Visit, holiday-themed parades and music, and the Spanish focused ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party. The food stalls in the park feature authentic multicultural fare specific to the winter holidays, too. Best yet, this special Disney event near LA is going from now through January 7th!

Visit the Festival of Holidays web page for ticketing information.

Winter Day in Buena Park

Start your day in Buena Park with a visit to the Downtown Mall for a photo op with Santa. Stop for dinner with the epic Pirates Take Christmas show featuring a four-course holiday feast and incredible special effects. The final show is Christmas Day! End your night with a leisurely skate at the Spectrum Center Drive rink now through January 15th.

Winter Fest O.C.

Winter Fest O.C.

Open from December 21st through January 7th, Winter Fest O.C. features something for everyone. Start with the Alpine Village or Winter Wonderland Maze and finish with a visit to one of the many food and drink stalls. Games and rides are family oriented; beer and wine are available at some of the stands. Visit the Winter Fest website to grab tickets in advance.

Santa Monica Pub Crawl

If getting sloshed in the name of the Westside Food Bank is more your speed, the 9th Annual Santa Monica Pub Crawl is for you. Bars and restaurants along the route offer food and drink specials for crawl participants. This adults-only crawl starts at 5:00 pm on Saturday, December 16th. Routes, maps, and registration are available here!

L.A. County Holiday Celebration

This free show at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion features 20-plus multicultural dance troupes, choirs, and musical ensembles from around the city. The Christmas Eve show lasts three hours, with doors opening at 2:30 pm. Parking at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is free and a live stream is available from PBS SoCal if you can’t make it in person.

A New Ride

There’s something for everyone this winter in Los Angeles, but don’t forget to stop by Simpson Buick GMC to check out our holiday deals on new GMC and Buick models. Whether a new car is a gift for yourself or someone else in the family, we’ll help you save money on it.

Contact our Buick and GMC dealership at (714) 690-6200 or stop by our Buena Park location at 6600 Auto Center Drive.

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