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Holiday Happenings in DTLA

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer in sunny Los Angeles! Visitors of all ages will adore these festive DTLA happenings:

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Rink

Enjoy outdoor ice skating courtesy of the L.A. Kings, our city’s beloved ice hockey team. The pop-up rink will be open from November 30 through January 12 adjacent to Staples Center, home of the L.A. Kings.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

An architectural icon, the Walt Disney Concert Hall hosts holiday concerts throughout December, including “Home Alone” in Concert, John Williams’s heartwarming film score performed live by the LA Philharmonic to the hit Christmas movie; A Chanticleer Christmas, featuring Chanticleer, the Grammy-winning a cappella “orchestra of voices”; Arturo Sandoval Big Band Swinging Holiday, with 10-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval; and Holiday Sing-Along, with the Angeles Chorale.

Little Tokyo

The largest Japanese-American community in the US, Little Tokyo is a vibrant enclave that delights visitors with its holiday traditions. Snap a selfie with Shogun Santa, marvel at the Japanese Village Plaza Christmas Tree, and sing along with wandering bands of carolers as you explore this unique DTLA neighborhood.

Jingle All The Wayfarer – Holiday Tea

Tea’s the season! Join us at Lilly Rose for warm festivi-teas this holiday season. Customize your tea service at Holiday Tea with candy cane wishes, layers of latkes, special holiday spirits, and much more. Ugly sweaters welcome! Make your reservation here.

Holiday Tea at Lilly Rose is available Wednesday – Sunday, 2 – 6 P.M.
24-hour advance reservations are required for all Holiday Tea guests.