The Best Curated List of 4 Wintertime Things to Do in L.A.

The Best Curated List of 4 Wintertime Things to Do in L.A.

  • 12/26/18

Experience the Best of L.A.’s Holiday Season With These Wonderful Pastimes.

Wintertime in Los Angeles offers a beautiful backdrop to spend this festive time of year. With unbeatable weather, a multitude of events, and fun for all ages, it doesn’t get any better than this. Get the most out of this popular destination by experiencing these can’t-miss events. Treat your guests to the very best of the Los Angeles holiday season. 

​​​​​​​1. Lounge at the Beach  

If your guests are visiting you in sunny Los Angeles to get away from the bitter cold, they’ll love this one. During winter months, daily beach temperatures dance within the ‘70s, and the sun keeps you perfectly warm while also sneaking in a bronze glow. With cool breezes and clear, bright skies, winter beach days are the best way to enjoy the outdoors. Plus, crowds aren’t as large this time of year, so you just might have the whole shore to yourself. The water will be chilly, but that shouldn’t hold you back from experiencing glorious afternoons by the ocean. Throw on a sweater, bring a blanket, and relax with a scenic picnic in the sand all day long.

​​​​​​​2. Get in the Holiday Spirit at L.A. Zoo Lights

Beauty and festivity go hand-in-hand at California’s most beloved light exhibit. Thousands of Christmas lights will be adorning the L.A. Zoo until January 16. You won’t want to miss walking through this explosion of neon colors brightening up the night.
Understandably, this event is referred to as a “wild wonderland of lights.” A night spent here will dazzle you and your guests. They even offer an overnight camping experience for those who really can’t get enough. This luminous adventure displays L.A.’s glamorous habit of going above and beyond.

3. Enjoy the Warmth while Ice-skating Outdoors

Imagine a place where you can spend the evening ice-skating outdoors without being cold. L.A. Kings Holiday Ice really does make dreams come true. Glide across the ice with family and friends, or make this the destination for your next romantic date night. This rink is open for a limited time, so go while you still can. Nothing says holiday spirit like skating around a huge Christmas tree.

​​​​​​​4. Celebrate the Chinese New Years 

With the Lunar New Year approaching, there’s no better place in the United States to celebrate than Los Angeles. The 2019 Chinese New Year lands on February 5th, ushering in the Year of the Pig. Take this opportunity to explore the best of Chinatown. Paper lanterns, dragon dances, and traditional Chinese delicacies are all part of this cultural extravaganza. February 9th is the day of the famous Golden Dragon Parade, which is a beautiful demonstration of Chinese artistry.

Enjoy this magical winter season! For more inspiration and events, contact us. We’d love to help you experience the city at its finest.


Rochelle Atlas Maize is Beverly Hill’s Leading Luxury Realtor and has helped hundreds of buyers & sellers in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, resulting in over $3.5 Billion in closed transactions.

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