Grand Central Market's Holiday Fair, Unique LA, Tacori Pop-Up at The Grove, & More LA Events

Mark your cal for these pop–up shops, stylish markets, and other cool happenings.

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops, shows, stylish soirées, festivals, and other cool Los Angeles events.

Photo: Grand Central Market


Tacori Pop-Up at The Grove (Beverly Grove): It's engagement season and Tacori is taking over The Grove just in time with their first ever standalone retail space showcasing a curated collection of their stunning engagement rings, gem-tastic gifts, as well as their limited edition collection with Who What Wear, "Love, Love Angeles." Guests will also enjoy gemstone "love readings," a custom mural installation, a Tacori Café in partnership with Groundwork Coffee, holiday gift surprises, and more. Get all the deets here.
When: Sunday, December 2 through Saturday, December 15 (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily)
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., LA, 90036

Beautycon Pop (Beverly Grove): From the folks behind the ultra successful beauty festival comes Beautycon, an experiential pop-up features eight immersive galleries, an on-site salon, a curated shop, and plenty of opportunities for the perfect selfie. The pop-up will run for a limited time so be sure to get your tickets for $35 before they sell out here.
When: Friday, November 16 through Sunday, December 16 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (12 p.m. to 8 p.m.), Friday through Sunday (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
Where: 333 South La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90048

Bold Holidays Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills): Kick off the holiday season with the city of Beverly Hills and their second annual Bold Holidays on Rodeo Drive featuring spectacular lighting displays, live performances, plenty of photo ops, extended holiday shopping hours and much more; get all the details here.
When: Now through Sunday, December 23
Where: 200, 300, and 400 blocks of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210

Poketo x Join Holiday Market (DTLA Arts District): Shop some amazing goods by independent designers this holiday season at Poketo's beautiful space inside Row DTLA as the shop hosts creative collective of artisans and designers, Join. You'll be sure to find something for everyone on your list with artfully crafted housewares, accessories, stationary, apparel, and more.
When: Now through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Where: Poketo, 777 South Alameda St., Suite 174, LA, 90021

Summer & Rose Pop-Up at Macy's Century City (Century City): Fashion and lifestyle brand Summer & Rose will be popping up inside Macy's at Century City to give you boho chic beach vibes for the rest of the year. Check out latest Venice Beach-inspired styles and get your mind off dropping temperatures.
When: Sunday, November 4 through Saturday, January 5, 2019 (Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Where: Macy's Westfield  Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90067

Fa La Land Holiday Pop-Up Museum (DTLA Arts District): Jingle all the way to Fa La Land this holiday season for a holiday pop-up museum dedicated to all things merry and bright. The immersive and interactive pop-up at Row DTLA is all about the most wonderful time of the year featuring its very own North Pole where guests can make toys, a fluorescent forest with dazzling lights, and enough Instagram opportunities to get you more likes than Santa. Tis the season to be jolly, so be sure to get your tickets now here.
When: Sunday, November 18 through Sunday, January 6, 2019 (10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.)
Where: Row DTLA, 787 Alameda St., LA, 90021

Thursday, November 29

DSTLD Fire Relief Fundraiser (Woodland Hills): Minimalist clothing brand DSTLD is hosting a shopping event dedicated to helping those affected by the devastating California fires. 50% of each in-store purchase will go directly toward the California Fire Foundation and shoppers who spend $100 or more, will be entered to win up to $150 in gift cards. Get all the deets here.
When: Thursday, November 29 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Where: DSTLD at Valley Country Mart, 20929 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, 91364

Maude Woods Holiday Party (Woodland Hills): Celebrate the holidays with home furnishings destination Maude Woods with a holiday party and trunk show with local jewelry designer A. Marie Jewelry. Shoppers will enjoy plenty of bubbly, hors d'oeuvres, an exclusive store-wide discount, a gift with purchase, and free gift wrapping.
When: Thursday, November 29 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Where: Maude Woods at Valley Country Mart, 20929 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, 91364

Building Block + Kazumi Takigawa Collaboration + Installation (DTLA): Head over to DTLA and celebrate Building Block's latest collaboration with Tokyo-based artistKazumi Takigawa. The design studio and Takigawa have come together to create a small collection of waxed canvas bags with iconic leather details that will be available for a limited time. The Japanese artist will also be creating an installation to go alongside the collection for public viewing to celebrate the collab which will be up until Sunday, December 30. Get a sneak peek at the collection here
When: Thursday, November 29 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Where: Building Block Shop + Studio, 970 North Broadway, LA, 90012

Union Station Tree Lighting and Cocoa Concert (DTLA): Union Station is kicking off the holiday season with their annual tree lighting ceremony in the historic ticketing concourse. The evening will also feature plenty of holiday cheer and sounds by the award-winning students of the Grand Arts Chamber Singers and one of the country's most acclaimed community ensembles, The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds. The family friendly event will also feature amazing lighting displays, a cocoa bar, a holiday craft zone, a pop-up photo studio for the perfect Instagram opportunity, and more.
When: Thursday, November 29 (6:30 p.m.)
Where: Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., LA, 90012

Friday, November 30

Jenni Kayne Holiday Party (West Hollywood, Brentwood, and Newport Beach): Join elegant and modern California lifestyle brand Jenni Kayne for celebration ringing in the holidays. For $75 a ticket, the festivities will include a hands on wreath-making workshop with local materials as you sip on seasonal beverages and enjoy light bites. Space is limited, so be sure to get your ticket here.
When: Saturday, December 1
Where: Jenni Kayne West Hollywood (614 North Almont Dr., West Hollywood, 90069, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.), Jenni Kayne Brentwood (225 26th St. Suite 30B, Santa Monica, 90402, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.), and Jenni Kayne Newport Beach (3450 Via Oporto #103, Newport Beach, 92663, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.)

Pixi Beauty Secret Garden Pop-Up (Century City): Mix and mingle with Pixi Beauty and get the chance to preview their Los Angeles flagship store with a two day pop-up featuring exclusive promotions, specials, gifts, mini services and more. Plus, join beauty expert, Pixi enthusiast, and brand collaborator Caroline Hirons for a meet and greet on Saturday, December 1 where she'll be hosting one-on-one consultations and sharing her #PixiPretty secrets.
When: Friday, November 30 through Saturday, December 1
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90067

Saturday, December 1

Alyssa Sparks Wellness Class (Culver City): Work off that Thanksgiving feast with celebrity trainer and pilates expert Alyssa Sparks with a free 60 minute Pilates Sculpt Fusion class. Be sure to BYOM (bring your own mat) and kick off your weekend with a full body workout fused with barre and resistance band exercises to sculpt and strengthen your body.
When: Saturday, December 1 (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
Where: Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232

A Purposeful Rescue Adoption Event (Culver City): What are the howl-idays without a special fur baby to share them with? Whether you're looking to add a furry friend to the mix or spread some puppy love to a family member or friend this holiday season, A Purposeful Rescue is sure to have the pooch for you. Mix and mingle with the cutest adoptable pups brought to you directly from an amazing organization that aids in rescuing, but also promotes wellness and education to improve the lives of all animals in LA.
When: Saturday, December 1 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Where: Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232

Union Station's 2nd Annual Holiday Festival + Market (DTLA): LA's iconic transit hub will host its free 2nd Annual Holiday Festival bringing attendees a day of holiday retail therapy, live entertainment, a craft beer garden, and more. The historic ticket concourse will transform into a winter wonderland with over 30 vendors, plenty of family friendly fun, a special performance from the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, and visits from Santa Claus himself.
When: Saturday, December 1 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Where: Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., LA, 90012

Panettone Festa at Eataly LA (Century City): Celebrate Italy's most loved holiday cake at Eataly with a Panettone Festa. Get into the holiday spirit with complimentary panettone tastings specially-paired with the perfect wine from various tasting stations sprinkled throughout the market showcasing the holiday treat from Eataly's favorite artisanal Italian bakers. Be the hit at your next holiday party and bring a panettone cake with you which symbolize luck and prosperity in the New Year in Italy.
When: Saturday, December 1 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Where: Eataly LA, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90067

One Colorado's Holiday Karaoke Kick Off (Pasadena): Sing in the season with One Colorado's Holiday Karaoke Kick Off with tunes that are sure to have the whole family rockin' around the Christmas tree. Kids' karaoke kicks off at 6 p.m. then adults take on the mic at 7 p.m. accompanied by a live band that will play holiday and rock 'n' roll favorites. Attendees will also get to put their creativity to work at the community tree decorating table to adorn Christmas trees being donated to the Union Station Homeless Services Family Center. There's plenty of opportunity to spread holiday cheer with a toy drive, holiday cards station, cookies and cocoa, and family photo ops with the big man himself (aka Santa). The event is free, but you can click here to RSVP.
When: Saturday, December 1 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Where: One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103

Grand Central Market's Fifth Annual Holiday Marketplace (DTLA): Downtown's iconic Grand Central Market will transform into a pop-up village full of local designers, boutiques, and artisans where you're sure to find something for everyone on your list (and treat yourself too!). Work up an appetite and head to one of many GCM's delicious eateries for seasonal specials then head over to one of the many hands-on crafting workshops. Guests will also enjoy live music, meet-and-greets with Santa himself, and more. Get all the deets to this free event here. Plus, be sure to head here to check out all the info on the best holiday markets happening in LA this season.
When: Saturday, December 1 through Sunday, December 2 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Where: Grand Central Market,  317 South Broadway, LA, 90013

Unique LA Holiday Market (DTLA): Unique LA is back for a massive two-day holiday shopping event with over 300 hand-picked, independent designers, artists, and other creative brands. Besides checking off their holiday shopping list, attendees will enjoy free drinks, a limited edition tote, DIY workshops, photo booths, free gift wrapping, and more with their $15 general admission ticket. For $35, guests can take part in the VIP experience including free wine and spirits, a VIP-only bar, free bag valet, a dedicated lounge, and a free special edition Unique magazine. Tickets are available at the door or online here.
When: Saturday, December 1 through Sunday, December 2 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Where: California Market Center, 110 East Ninth St., LA, 90079

Toni + Chloë Goutal Trunk Show (West Hollywood):  Head over to Maxfield's Melrose location for a two day shopping event featuring New York based fine jewelry brand, Toni + Chloë Goutal. Sip and mingle with the designer on Saturday, December 1, then get your chance to shop the stunning line paying homage to 19th century Victorian jewelry on Sunday, December 2. Be sure to RSVP here
When: Saturday, December 1 (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.) through Sunday, December 2 (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Where: Maxfield LA, 8825 Melrose Ave., LA, 90069

Sunday, December 2

Fashion Mamas Kids Fashion Fair Holiday Show (Glendale): If you've got fashionable kiddos on your holiday shopping list, then be sure to check out Kids Fashion Fair at Americana at Brand presented by creative mom network, Fashion Mamas. IG-famous kids like Zooey Miyoshi, Mila & Emma, and more of LA's stylish little ones will strut their stuff on the runway styled by celeb stylists and mamas Abby Arad and Ashley North and attendees are sure to get their hands on plenty of kids clothing, accessories, toys, and more. Guests will also enjoy plenty of crafts, a hot cocoa station, and a Ladurée macaron ice cream sandwich bar. The event is free, but be sure to RSVP here.
When: Sunday, December 2 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Where: Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210

Wednesday, December 5

Dôen 3rd Annual Holiday Fundraiser (Hollywood): Join Cali-based womenswear brand Dôen for an evening of sips, bites, dancing, and bowling for a good cause at iconic Hollywood hotspot, The Spare Room. This years $50 ticket will go directly towards benefitting Planned Parenthood and includes a night of music, an open bar, tarot card readings, a special Dôen surprise, and more. Get your tickets online, here.
When: Wednesday, December 5 (8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.)
Where: The Spare Room, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., LA, 90028

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