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The Best Family Friendly Shows During the Holidays 2019!

Updated: Jan 2


Here is a list of the best kids-friendly shows in and around Los Angeles during the holidays that not only your kids would love, they will take you back to your own childhood memories, and will definitely put a big smile on everyone's face from young and old.

Los Angeles Ballet - The Nutcracker

Cerritos Center

12700 Center Court Dr.

Cerritos, CA 90703

November 30, 2019 &

December 1, 2019


You're invited to LAs ultimate family tradition, it's the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. With original choreography by Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, original set design by Catherine Kanner, and costume design by Mikael Melbye - set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score.

A Holiday Festival of Magic!

The Santa Monica Playhouse 

1211 4th St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Nov 23rd - Dec 29th


A Holiday Festival of Magic features the very best magicians and variety acts from The Magic Castle, America's Got Talent, Penn & Teller, Wizard Wars, etc. New and Different acts each Monday! All Ages are welcome but the show is recommended for ages 8 and up!

Pirates Take Christmas

Pirates Dinner Adventure

7600 Beach Blvd

Buena Park, CA 90620

December 1, 2019 -

December 25, 2019

Celebrate Christmas with Pirates Dinner Adventure. Laugh and cheer as the pirate crew tries to steal Christmas. Will they succeed? Will Santa escape? Will the season be saved? Find out at Pirate’s exciting Christmas spectacular! This Christmas dinner show is stuffed with magic, wonder, and adventure perfect for family fun and Christmas parties.

Disney Frozen The Broadway Musical

Pantages Theatre Hollywood

6233 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

December 4, 2019 -

February 2, 2020


Following a storming success on Broadway, and earning three Tony nomination in the process, Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff will head to LA for the official and exclusive opening of the tour, before it embarks across North America, bringing the magic of Frozen to you! With the original songs from the movie including "Do You Want To Make A Snowman?", "In Summer", "The First Time In Forever" and of course the iconic "Let It Go" alongside new ones penned just for the musical, Frozen fans will not be disappointed.

Disney Junior HOliday Party!

The Orphum Theatre

842 S. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90014

November 1, 2019 -

December 22, 2019


Disney Junior Holiday Party is a dazzling musical wonderland where children and their families can sing and dance along to their favorite Disney Junior songs plus Holiday classics with their favorite Disney friends, including Mickey & Minnie Mouse, the Puppy Dog Pals, Vampirina and many more, plus a special visit from Santa Claus!

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Pasadena Civic Auditorium

300 East Green St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

December 4, 2019


Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed Russian dancers, Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the richness of Russian classical dance to make this particular Nutcracker a unique holiday treat not to be missed! The story begins on a snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Dolby Theatre

6801 Hollywood Blvd,

Los Angeles, CA 90028

December 13-15, 2019


A specially themed holiday show, Holidaze sees various Christmas ornaments magicked to life as the seasoned troupe of 30 performers from over 12 different countries combine their talents into 20 acts, transforming themselves into costumed characters and perform astonishing feats that celebrate the holiday season with spectacle, imagination and whimsical joy.

Charlie Brown Christmas

Grove of Anaheim

2200 East Katella Ave

Anaheim, CA 92806

December 15, 2019


Charlie and the gang will show you the true meaning of Christmas in this stage adaptation of the classic TV Special. This theatrical production faithfully recreates the atmosphere of the comic strips and features the jazzy score from the TV show as well a group of Christmas sing-a-longs at the end. A wonderful way to introduce younger children to the Peanuts gang, and to explore what Christmas is all about!

Celtic Angels Christmas

Cerritos Center

12700 Center Court Dr.

Cerritos, CA 90703

December 22, 2019


Celtic Angels Christmas returns with a host of classic carols and holiday favorites performed with an enchanting Irish twist. This family-friendly concert spectacular brings together an ensemble of Irish songstresses, the Celtic Knight Irish dancers and a band of Irish instrumentalists for an authentic evening of uplifting song. 

A Magical Cirque Christmas

Fred Kavli Theatre

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

2100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd.

Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

December 29, 2019


What better way to get the family together and celebrate the holiday season, than with the world's greatest variety show! With jaw-dropping, breathtaking circus acts of A Magical Cirque Christmas, you'll be transported to the golden age which is filled with stunning costumes, extraordinary talent and more. Along with the mind-blowing acts, A Magical Cirque Christmas will be singing all your favorite carols with the help of incredible live musicians on stage.

Disney On Ice

Long Beach Arena

300 East Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90802

December 26, 2019 -

December 30, 2019


Mickey Mouse and his friends invite you on a brand new adventure, filled with high-flying, world-class skating and acrobatics! Disney on Ice: Mickeys Search Party is the perfect place to make those family memories, which will be treasured for life. Whether you're four or 94, there's something to be enjoyed by everybody.



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