With the winter season upon us, it is time to start enjoying one of the most wonderful times of the year. The holiday season is a great time to get together with friends and family and to spread the love. Past favorites include the Hollywood Christmas Parade, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Knott’s Merry Farm. Enjoy festive fun with these winter wonderland activities in Los Angeles.
The LA Zoo Lights debuted back in 2014 and ever since has quickly been a local favorite activity during the winter season. At the Lights event, guests will be able to go on a 60-90 minute self led tour of a specific area of the Zoo that has been decorated for this event. There will animal themed LEDs, impressive lasers, animated displays and incredible 3D projections! In addition to all the glowing lights, you can also enjoy holiday themed treats, get a glimpse at real reindeer and more! Visit www.lazoolights.org for more information.
One of the best things about the holiday season is the chance to go ice skating. This year, head to Pershing Square in downtown for to spend some time on the outdoor ice skating rink. On Thursday evenings, enjoy DJ Spotlights. From 7-9:30pm skate to the beats of DJ HowLy as he provides you with bumping music. The ice skating rink will be open from now through January 16th! For more information on this event, visit http://holidayicerinkdowntownla.com/
The annual Queen Mary, “Chill” event is now open. This year, Chill will be offering a special, interactive experience entitled, Alice in Winterland. At this whimsical experience that is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic story, you will interact with well known moments in the Alice and Wonderland world such as visiting the Mad Hatter’s Workshop, the White Rabbit’s Kitchen, the Hall of Doors, the Queen of Diamonds, the Caterpillar and so much more! Visit http://www.queenmary.com/events/chill/alice/ to find out more.