Now through December
While there are no specific Christmas tours at the Castle, Christmas at Hearst Castle is an event that is not to be missed! The main house and guest houses are decorated just as they might have been on Christmas in the 1920’s and 30’s, creating an impressive sight and is sure to make the season bright for you and the whole family!
Wednesday, Dec. 17th
Featuring the World Famous TNT Acrobatic Dunk Squad (As seen at the LAKERS and CLIPPERS Shows)! Celebrity’s Autograph! Macabi Photo Booth! Pony Rides & Petting Zoo! Grand Menorah Lighting! Carnival Booths! Hotdogs and Burgers! Gift for EVERY Child! Fun for the whole Family! 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
December 17th through 23rd
Voted, “Top 10,” By Coastal Living Magazine! “Worth The Drive,” according to AAA Southern California! The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Cruise of Lights® offers narrated boat tours through the waterways of Huntington Beach. Both locals and visitors share the beauty of thousands of lights and animated displays on brightly decorated homes, docks, decks and boats.
December 18th, 20th, 21st
On this family-friendly tour at the Skirball Cultural Center, focus on the stunning display of Hanukkah lamps in Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America, and learn more about Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday that celebrates the value of religious freedom. Participate in special holiday activities like spinning a dreidel and meeting Judah Maccabee.
Friday, Dec. 19th
Bundle up your family and share in the warmth and joy of the holidays with a grand night of singing under the stars. Live accompaniment. Lyric sheets provided. No experience necessary, come prepared to sing! (Tickets are distributed starting at 6:00pm, one per person waiting in line, first come – first served.)
Starts Fri. December 19th
The Los Angeles Premiere of a Restored French Classic in animation! Written by Paul Grimault and legendary poet and screenwriter Jacques Prévert. Based on a Hans Christian Andersen story, the wildly satirical story follows a chimney sweep and shepherdess on the run from a tyrannical king. A masterpiece of traditional hand-drawn cell animation!
Saturday, Dec. 20th
Go Metro to Union Station for a free screening of silver screen classic The Wizard of Oz in the Historic Ticketing Hall at 5:00pm! But you’ll want to arrive early — there will be a costume contest at 4:30pm for those who want to dress in their Oz best. You’ll also be able to dine at food trucks before the movie starts. The Wizard of Oz was released in 1939, the same year Union Station opened, and this screening is a finale to Union Station’s 75th anniversary celebration!
December 20th, 21st, 27th
Critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet brings The Nutcracker to life with dazzling sets, beautiful costumes, and nearly 100 dancers on stage. The annual holiday favorite tells the story of a young girl named Clara who receives a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, and sets out on a wondrous journey to the Land of the Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets!
Now through Dec. 31st
DreamWorks Animation and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment pay homage to the legendary creator and animation TV producer Jay Ward! See over sixty pieces of rarely seen artwork, sculpture, and memorabilia from Jay Ward Productions—shows including Rocky and His Friends, The Bullwinkle Show, Peabody’s Improbable History, Fractured Fairytales, Aesop and Son, and more!
Now through Jan 4th
A spectacular holiday festival and multi-cultural celebration featuring: Awe-inspiring illuminated landscapes from around the world including the Global Village, Holiday Fun, Dinosaur Maze, and the Enchanted Forest. Plus, two stages of entertainment , delicious international cuisine, a full carnival with family and thrill rides, and much more!
Now through Jan 4th
A nighttime light experience where – while most of the Zoo’s residents are sleeping – guests stroll through a dazzling winter wonderland populated by glowing animals rendered in LED lights, lasers, 3D projections, and interactive displays. Journey through a glittering landscape featuring light tunnels and overhead projections toward the final destination – a bustling Hollywood scene where animal friends appear on a red carpet!
Call Friday, Jan. 2nd
The art collections and botanical gardens are eye-popping, definitely one of the crown jewels of Los Angeles. But ticket prices have become exorbitant. EncinoMom to the rescue!
All non-member visitors must have a ticket. Tickets are free and should be requested online. No Free Day in January, since it would fall on the 1st, and the Huntington will be closed. But tickets for Feb. 5th Free Day will be available on Jan. 2nd at 9am SHARP!
Tues. January 6th
Join us the first Tuesday of every month at 11am in The Canyon for Story Time! Our special storyteller will read a new book followed by entertainment for children that may include live performances, sing-a-longs, arts and crafts and more! 11:00am to 12:00pm.
January 8th through 24th
Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 215 of San Diego’s best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County.
No tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during San Diego Restaurant Week.
This is a community network dedicated to saving Los Encinos State Historic Park! SaveLosEncinos.org is a place where people can find out about volunteering, get information, and get involved! This is a great one stop site for everything Los Encinos!
Los Encinos State Historic Park
16756 Moorpark St.,
Encino, CA 91436-1068
For more information: savelosencinos.org
Child Safety Seat Inspection & Installation
These inspections are held at various locations throughout the San Fernando Valley. A Certified Child Seat Instructor / Technician will inspect your child’s seat at no charge to help protect your child’s ride in the vehicle.