Looking for something to do in LA this weekend! Check out these local events that all have a hint of Christmas spirit but are sure to get you out and about.
4th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl, It’s almost that time of year again—when the frost is on the vine, the stockings are hung by the chimney with care and the silver bells are ringing. Ok, who are we fooling? There is no frost in LA, we all live in apartments and our smartphone ringtones are the only things ringing, BUT each December we DO have the absolute-best-time-you-can-have-on-concrete-under-palm-trees… The 2012 SANTA Monica Pub Crawl is set for Saturday, December 15th! Last year, over 5,000 people crawled your hearts out to 25 bars, raising over $17,000 dollars for the Westside Food Bank!
COST: $10; WHEN: Saturday, December 15th; TIME: 5:00 pm; DETAILS: Dress in your Santa best.
5th Annual Pasadena Drunken Santa Pub Crawl, Come One, Come All… to the Pasadena Drunken Santa Pub Crawl! Don’t be fooled by the imitators, this is the original Pasadena Drunken Santa Pub Crawl. It’s our 5th anniversary and this event promises to be bigger and more festive than ever! So, don your gay apparel and join in the merry-making.
COST: ???; WHERE: Starts at Lucky Baldwin’s WHEN: Saturday, December 15th; TIME: 7:30 pm; DETAILS: Dress in your Santa best.
Chill at the Queen Mary, The Ice Kingdom is the showcase of the event — a tent in the dome covering about 13,000 square feet of walkthrough ice carving. Sculptures range in size from 8 feet to 24 feet tall. The entire exhibit is made up of about 4,500 blocks of ice, weighing 2 million pounds. The tent has to be kept at 9 degrees, so each visitor will be given a special parka to walk around the tent in. Beyond the Ice Kingdom, has a 6,500-square-foot outdoor ice skating rink. There is also a 100-foot-long elevated slide for tubing.
COST: $14.95 – $19.95; WHEN: November 17th – January 6th; TIME: 10:00am – 10:00 pm on weekends.
Aero Theatre Showing of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’, Jack Skellington scares up Montana Ave tonight as we present the Tim Burton modern holiday classic THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS in 3-D!
COST: $9.00 – $11.00; WHEN: Saturday, December 15th; TIME: 7:30 pm
Cupcake Decorating Workshop at Georgetown Cupcake, Frost, decorate, and gift-wrap your own Christmas or Hanukkah dozen to take home during this cupcake decorating workshop at newly opened Georgetown Cupcake. Festive flavors include Gingerbread, White Chocolate Peppermint, Chocolate Peppermint, Butterscotch Pudding, Christmas Caramel, Holiday Lava Fudge, English Christmas Cake, Rudolph Red Velvet, and many more. Enjoy mini cupcakes and hot holiday beverages while you work.
COST: $9.00 – $11.00; WHERE: 143 South Robertson Boulevard, L.A WHEN: December 15th & 16th; TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Double Feature: How the Grinch Stole Christmas | Home Alone, Dress up in your favorite ugly holiday sweater and hit Grand Park downtown for a double holiday movie feature. Festivities kick off with face painting and food trucks, give aways and prizes. Animated feature How the Grinch Stole Christmas begins at 5:15, followed by the ugly sweater contest at 6 p.m. and Home Alone at 6:15. 4-8 p.m.
COST: FREE; WHERE: Grand Park, Downtown LA WHEN: Saturday,December 15th; TIME: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm