Deck Your Calendar with a Variety of Local Seasonal Events to Take You Through the New Year

Season’s meetings.

Holiday Snow Showers

November 25–December 23, 6 to 8 p.m.

Snow is in the forecast at The Point! Magical snow flurries happen every 30 minutes on Fridays and Saturdays, and every night December 20–23.


Small Business Saturday

November 26

Remember to support our South Bay businesses with your early gift buying!


Friendship Foundation Giveback

November 26

Kendra Scott in Downtown Manhattan Beach will host a giveback day for the Friendship Foundation with 10% of in-store and online purchases benefiting the organization.


Holiday Festival

November 29-December 4

The magic of the holiday season will return this year under the big white tent at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Celebrating its 39th 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 under are free.


Home for the Holidays Collection Launch Party

November 30, 6 to 8 p.m.

Kate Lester Home will showcase seasonal wares at the Manhattan Beach studio for interior design enthusiasts.


Sandpipers Holiday Homes Tour

December 2-4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The South Bay organization’s in-person Holiday Homes Tour features three homes decorated by local businesses and a marketplace with holiday vendors and café items.

Voluspa Sparkling Cuvee Event

December 3

Tabula Rasa Essentials in Manhattan Beach will toast the holidays with bubbly and great gift ideas.


Gum Tree Photos with Santa

December 3–4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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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.


Local Love for the Holidays Weekend

December 3–4

Bring your pup to participate in the Happy Howlidays Dog Costume Contest on Saturday. Experience the holiday golf cart parade through Downtown Manhattan Beach on Sunday. Strolling carolers from Mira Costa High School choirs will entertain both days while you enjoy uniquely curated boutiques and outstanding dining destinations.


Twelve Days of Fitmas

December 7

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Beach Life Fitness Boutique in Redondo Beach invites participants to a holiday wellness challenge.


Mariachi Night at the Riv

December 7, 5 to 8 p.m.

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Riviera Mexican Grill in Redondo Beach will kick off the holiday season with mariachi music, drink specials and delicious Mexican dishes.

The California Great Santa Stroll

December 10

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Mychal’s Learning Center is part of this world competition for the most Santas gathered in one location. The festive event includes a 5K run and walk for all ages and abilities along The Strand from Hermosa to Manhattan and back.


Manhattan Beach Fireworks

December 11

Start the afternoon at Skechers Snow Park for kids, 3 to 6 p.m., followed by the annual fireworks display over the Pier beginning at 7 p.m.


Rock Out as a Rockette

December 16, 6 p.m.

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Inspired by the famous holiday show at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Shine Society Fitness in Redondo Beach will host a special dance class featuring moves from kickline sensations the Rockettes.


Winter Solstice Hike at Terranea Resort

December 21, 2 to 4 p.m.

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Celebrate the season with an energy-boosting guided nature hike along Terranea’s native plants trails. This active holiday offering will include a visit to the Pointe Vicente Interpretive Center.


NYE Mystical Garden Dinner at Terranea

December 31

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Be transported into a magical mystical garden-themed family celebration. Set your resolutions for the New Year over a three-course meal and toast a fabulous year ahead with Champagne and live entertainment. Seatings at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.