Deck Your Calendar with a Variety of Local Seasonal Events to Take You Through the New Year
Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting
November 24, 3 to 6 p.m.
This all-age show at Manhattan Village will feature special performances from Jessica Louise, Live 61 and the Mira Costa High School marching band. You won’t want to miss Santa lighting the 41-foot plaza tree and the magical snowfall that follows. Bring your blankets and chairs for a cozy evening under the stars.
San Polo Wine Dinner at Primo Italia
Primo presents the Brunellos of Montalcino from the San Polo estate and winery. A curated pairing menu will complement the different styles of Sangiovese. Limited seats available.
November 28–December 3
The magic of the holiday season will return this year under the big white tent at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Celebrating its 40th year, the tradition of the Holiday Festival continues with decorated Christmas trees, shopping, entertainment, sweet treats and more. Admission to public hours is $5. Children ages 5 and younger are free.
Sandpipers Holiday Homes Tour
December 1-3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The South Bay organization’s in-person tour features three homes decorated by local businesses and a marketplace with holiday vendors and café items.
Gum Tree Photos with Santa
December 3, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Hermosa Beach store welcomes guests for photos with Mr. Claus, with all proceeds going to the Hermosa Beach Education Foundation. $20 for a digital photo file.
First Night of Chanukah Menorah Lighting
December 7, at sunset
Celebrate the holiday with a daily Chanukah menorah lighting outdoors with Terranea’s 12-foot menorah. This active holiday offering will celebrate the start of eight nights of Chanukah.
Holiday Snow Showers
Every Saturday in December, 6 to 8 p.m.
Snow is in the forecast at The Point! Magical snow flurries happen every 30 minutes on the grass.
Manhattan Beach Fireworks
Start the afternoon with Michael Holmes on saxophone at noon, followed by Santa and a toy drive on Manhattan Avenue at 4 p.m. The annual fireworks display over the pier begins at 7 p.m.
Mariachi Night at the Riv
December 20, 5 to 8 p.m.
Riviera Mexican Grill in Redondo Beach will celebrate the holiday season with mariachi music, drink specials and, of course, wonderful Mexican dishes.
December 24, 4 to 9 p.m. December 25, 2 to 8 p.m.
Sea Level restaurant and lounge invite you to enjoy a festive four-course prix fixe holiday meal while overlooking the water. Reserve your table online with Resy.
Ho-Ho-Hole In One Putting
December 24-31, 10 to 4 p.m.
Seasons greetings from the green! Practice your putting game with a variety of slopes, plateaus and ridges with some festive obstacles on The Links.
Pilates & Prosecco
Ring in the new year right at Beach Life Fitness Boutque in Redondo.