It’s your time to sparkle and shine – and DTLA is all aglow with fabulous festivities to make your spirits bright! Join in song with hundreds of fellow revelers – plus a jazz combo, a choir, and the mighty pipe organ at the LA Phil Sing-Along. Thrill to the music of Mozart in LA Opera’s final performance of The Magic Flute. Immerse yourself in brilliant holiday light displays and ice skate under the glittering LA skyline. There’s np end to the holiday magic when you celebrate the season in spectacular DTLA!
Deck the Hall – LA Phil Walt Disney Concert Hall 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
A treasured L.A. tradition, Deck the Hall offers outstanding holiday programming for a wide variety of tastes at Walt Disney Concert Hall! Make sure to arrive early for drinks and merriment in the fun-filled Winter Wonderland. The program includes guest artist performances, sing-alongs and more – snowshoes not required!
The Magic Flute LA Opera Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Dec 15 True love is never easy. Especially when there’s a giant spider chasing you. And she’s your mom. LA Opera presents The Magic Flute, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and conducted by James Conlon / Grant Gershon. A dazzling celebration of love conquering all, The Magic Flute transports you into an enchanted world where good battles the forces of darkness. With the seamless interaction between onstage performers and projected hand-drawn animation, this inventive and charming interpretation brilliantly captures Mozart’s delightful blend of high comedy and adventure.
Grand Park Winter Glow DTLA 200 N. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Expanded across Grand Avenue to include the newly renovated Music Center Plaza, Grand Park’s Winter Glow returns for its second annual nighttime public art display, offering an immersive experience that spans two county locations this holiday season. As the days shorten and darken, the park celebrates light as a giver of warmth, a source of beauty, and the key component to bringing people together during the fall and winter months. In this interconnectivity, guests and families can share thoughts, identity, and space, making new holiday memories as they stroll through an illuminated and interactive art installation. Familiar pathways and historic fountains will lead to exciting new discoveries as the latest in light and projection technology transform spaces on The Music Center Plaza and in Grand Park.
Messiah Sing-Along Walt Disney Concert Hall 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Dec 18 LA Master Chorale conductor leads the popular do-it-yourself version of Handel’s Messiah, where the audience is the chorus.This will be the 39th annual Messiah Sing-Along and is sure to pack the house. Bring your own score or purchase one in the lobby. A limited number of VIP onstage tickets are available to bring you closer to the musical action. Hallelujah!
Winter Wonderland Pershing Square 532 S Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90013
Lace up your skates and glide into the holidays with ice skating in Pershing Square! The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of beautiful downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity, and the impressive city skyline, you can enjoy enjoy holiday concerts and other festive events under the sun and stars. Complete schedule HERE
Sparkle DTLA The Bloc 700 W 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90017
Experience the world’s largest illuminated interactive holiday display at The Bloc in DTLA. Sparkle DTLA takes you through a magical nighttime journey of 16 million beautiful hues of lights that illuminate the city skyline and synchronize to your favorite holiday songs at the top of each hour. The display features a 16-foot larger-than-life ornament that you can walk through, and a 32-foot tree that you can enter to capture your perfect photo-op moments. The dazzling light display and interactive experience is the ideal holiday backdrop to creating special memories with your friends and family.
LA Kings Holiday Ice L.A. LIVE 800 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015
Skate like a King as the LA Kings bring the Ice Skating Rink back to L.A. Live. Skate around a huge Christmas tree, surrounded by the signature vibrant LED screens of LA Live. Go early or stay late after a concert or sports game to skate the night away.
Holidays at Union Station 800 N Alameda St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Explore one of L.A.’s most iconic gems – Union Station – during the most festive time of the year. Learn the history of this extraordinary Spanish Colonial Revival and Art Deco monument as you enjoy the sounds, and sights of the season. You’ll cover the majority of Union Station from the famous Waiting Room—seen in countless movies—to the Fred Harvey Restaurant, much of which has been beautifully decorated for the season. Stay after the tour on December tour dates for Union Station’s free Cocoa Concerts. Enjoy a concert, cocoa bar, holiday light display, and more from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on the South Patio.