The Best Places To See Festive Lights Around L.A. This Holiday


GLOW at the South Coast Botanic Garden

This 87-acre coastal haven will be transformed into an “oceanic experience” allowing guests to experience nature in a new way.


‘Sparkle DTLA’ at The Bloc

In addition to the cheerful display of 18 million hues of lights, ‘Sparkle DTLA’ will be putting on nightly shows where the giant tree twinkles in time to festive tunes.


Christmas Tree Lane

Once a year visitors travel far and wide to catch a glimpse of Altadena’s Christmas Tree Lane. Rally up your household and cruise down this sparkling hill! 


Dana Point Harbor

The harbor walkways and area will be illuminated with merry archways, wreaths, glowing whale sculptures and more through January 3. 


The Grove

At Christmas, The Grove pulls out all the stops and the shopping destination transforms into a wonderland! Expect magical “snow”, the iconic Santa installation and holiday music filling the air.


Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista street reopened outdoor dining and shopping to visitors! fans can look forward to a festive lighting display that will illuminate the quaint boulevard with all 20s and 30s nostalgia.


Old Pasadena 

The alleyways and courtyards are draped with dozens of fairy lights and during the winter season, they have festive projections lighting up every corner. 


‘Wildlights’ at The Living Desert

You can stroll through illuminated wildlife lanterns that reflect the natural inhabitants of the Palm Desert. 


Mission Inn

During the festive season, Riverside’s insanely beautiful Mission Inn Hotel steals the show with 4.5 million sparkling lights and over 400 animated figures for its annual Festival of Lights.


Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza

Torrance’s Seaside neighborhood glows at this time of year. All is covered in festive lights and it never fails to dazzle