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Winterlit Holiday Lights

Winterlit transforms Downtown Santa Monica into an immersive, festive experience!

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 Winterlit Holiday Lights
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Date & Location

Nov 10, 2022, 12:00 PM – Jan 16, 2023, 10:00 PM

3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Event Detail

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM) brings the holidays to the Third  Street Promenade with the return of Winterlit, transforming the downtown district into an immersive, festive experience. Tens of thousands of colorful lights, decor and garland will deck the Third Street Promenade,  2nd and 4th Streets, illuminating convenient shopping and cozy outdoor dining experiences. 

Ice at Santa Monica: 

November 10, 2022 - January 16, 2023 

OPEN DAILY, 12 NOON - 10PM 

Corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue 

Skate under the stars at the only 8,000 square-foot outdoor ice rink on the Westside. No timed sessions, no limits. Our all-day skate pass lets you skate to your heart's content and includes re-entry. Learn more.

Photos with Santa 

NOVEMBER 18 - DECEMBER 24 

Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl. 

Visit Santa at his beachside residence for the holiday season, just steps from Third Street Promenade.

Official City of Santa Monica Holiday Tree Lighting 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 6-8 PM 

Third Street Promenade @ Santa Monica Boulevard 

Santa comes to the Promenade for the annual lighting of the official City of Santa Monica 24-foot-tall holiday tree. Joins us for performances by local school groups, FREE photos with Santa, and a snowy surprise.

Breakfast with Santa 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13 

Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl. 

The whole family is invited to breakfast with Santa! Bring the kids for crafts and activities.

Conscious Holiday Market 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 

Third Street Promenade Shop 

40+ local vendors with a focus on elevated and sustainable brands at Downtown Santa Monica's favorite artisanal pop-up market. Learn more.

Pet Night with Santa 

DECEMBER 14 & 15 

Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl. Bring your furry friends to take special photos with Santa.

Menorah Lightings 

DECEMBER 18-25 

Third Street Promenade 

Nightly menorah lightings will take place on the 1400 block of Third Street Promenade as we celebrate Hanukkah.

📍 Venue

Third Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA 90401

👪 Age requirement

All Ages

🎫 Tickets/Price

Please see each event for prices

🅿️ Parking

Parking is widely available in the downtown structures including the  Santa Monica Public Library, or Parking Structures 9 and 10 just north of Wilshire Boulevard. Biking, walking, and public transit are encouraged.

🌎 Event Website

Third Street Promenade

Direction

Click on "Google" on the map for directions. 

Disclaimer  

Event listings are believed to be accurate at the time of posting, but details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details with the event organizer before attending. FUN WITH KIDS IN LA® is not liable for errors, omissions, or changes to listings in our calendar. Some events have paid us to be on our events calendar.

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