Seasonal Sparks

Getting out & about in the South Bay this Holidays

Torrance Memorial’s 34th Annual Holiday Festival

November 28– December 3

Torrance Memorial Medical Center will host its annual fundraiser with themed decorated trees, live entertainment, the South Bay’s largest holiday boutique, an opportunity drawing, children’s activities and food court.

$5 general admission  |  310-517-4606  |  


Sandpipers’ Holiday Home Tour

December 1–3

The silver anniversary showcases four distinctive homes in the South Bay. Each home will be magnificently decorated and magically transformed for the holiday season. In addition, the Sandpipers Holiday Market featuring local artisans and restaurants will provide a unique shopping and dining experience.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |


Holiday Fireworks Festival

December 10

Grab a sweater and your loved ones for this annual Manhattan Beach tradition where the night sky above the Manhattan Beach Pier explodes in a colorful spectacle. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. in Downtown Manhattan Beach.




Celebration of the Season Tree Lighting

5 p.m., Catalina Terrace at Terranea Resort

16 & 17

The Nutcracker

2 p.m., Marsee Auditorium

Thru 31

Cosimo Cavallaro’s Unidentified Space

Manhattan Beach Art Center


“A Night in New Orleans” New Year’s Eve Dinner

Seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., mar’sel




Wynonna and The Big Noise

8 p.m., The Norris Center


Jefferson Starship

7 p.m., Saint Rocke