Celebrate the holiday season at any of these 2018 Christmas events and activities in the Santa Monica-area!
Christmas in Venice Beach • Venice Beach Basketball Courts
December 25 • 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
If you’re interested in making a positive difference on Christmas, then head to the Christmas in Venice Beach event. Facilitated by the Lost Angels nonprofit organization, the event welcomes people in the community to make a food, clothing, or toiletry donation to help individuals and families and need. Volunteers are also needed to help distribute the donations. (1800 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291)
Marina Del Rey Boat Parade • Fisherman’s Village and Burton Chace Park
December 8 • 5:55 pm
The annual Marina Del Rey Boat Parade, which is best viewed from Fisherman’s Village or Burton Chace Park, features 70 festively-decorated boats, with awards given out to the boats with the Best Lights, Best Band, Best Animation, and Best Theme. There will also be a fireworks display. (Fisherman’s Village: 13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; Burton Chace Park: 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292)
Winterlit • Downtown Santa Monica
November 19 – January 21
Head to Downtown Santa Monica and experience some holiday cheer at the Winterlit event, with thousands of vibrant lights, synchronized light shows, a holiday tree, festive music, falling “snow,” visits from Santa Claus, and an ice skating rink. (The event is held at various locations in Downtown Santa Monica. View the event site for details.)
Holiday Walk • Montana Avenue
December 8 • 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Do your holiday shopping at the Holiday Walk on Montana Avenue and enjoy live music, holiday festivities, tasty treats, holiday carolers, and a visit from Santa. (Montana Avenue, between 6th & 17th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403)
Visit us at Volkswagen of Santa Monica this holiday season and get behind the wheel of one of our high-quality VW models!