L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From The Grove's Santa Meet & Greet to Rooftop Cinema Club Holiday Screenings, and More

Plus, the popular "Stranger Things" experience, Holiday Road and more.

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

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Westfield Century City Holiday Market (Century City): Get a head start on your holiday shopping at Westfield's Holiday Market. Shop from stores including Diamond Art Club, SuperHigh, and more. Afterpay will surprise shoppers with exclusive benefits at the limited-time Afterpay Holiday HQ pop-up located at three participating Westfield malls.
When: Now through Sunday, Dec. 25
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Santa's Workshop at The Grove (Beverly Grove): Embrace the magic of the season with a visit to Santa's Workshop! Meet Santa, share your wishlist, and capture the experience with keepsake photos to treasure. Book your visit here.
When: Now through Sunday, Dec. 25
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Brave Daughters x Otherwild Pop-Up (Los Feliz): Otherwild and Brave Daughters are teaming up for a "shop within a shop" pop-up. Shop the many jewelry collections and enjoy the magical one-of-a-kind experience. Walk-ins are accepted or appointments can be booked here.
When: Now through Friday, Dec. 30 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Otherwild L.A., 1768 North Vermont Ave., L.A., 90027

'Holiday Road' (Calabasas): Los Angeles' top immersive holiday event Holiday Road is coming to town! Enjoy countless photo opps, immersive walking trails, festive souvenir shops, premium holiday bars, top food trucks, and more. Prices range from $29.99 to 44.99; grab your tickets here.
When: Now through Sunday, Dec. 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, 91302

Stranger Things: The Experience (Montebello): Hawkins is coming to Los Angeles for the first time! Netflix and Fever have teamed up to create a new immersive experience inspired by the Stranger Things universe. Visit the infamous Hawkins Lab and the Upside Down. Tickets are limited and prices will start at $49 per person and can be booked here.
When: Now through Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023
Where: 1345 North Montebello Blvd., Montebello, 90640

Thursday, Dec. 1

Zooies (Culver City): Zooies, the Los Angeles dessert shop is expanding into Culver City with a new cookie cart. To celebrate, Zooies will be introducing a Chai cookie exclusive to its new location. The Zooies cookie cart will be open every Thursday – Saturday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Find out more here.
When: Thursday, Dec. 1 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Citizen Public Market, 9355 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 90232

Friday, Dec. 2

The Clear Cut x ba&sh Holiday Pop-Up (Beverly Hills): The NYC-based, DTC fine jewelry brand, The Clear Cut will be hosting a pop-up at ba&sh. Guests will be able to shop the collection and fine jewelry in person. They will also have a chance to meet with The Clear Cut's founder, Olivia Landau.
When: Friday, Dec. 2 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: ba&sh Beverly Hills, 404 North Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

Elf Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club (Arts District): Enjoy the ultimate open-air cinema experience just in time for the holiday season. Watch the Christmas classic Elf surrounded by mountain views, starry skies, and ocean breezes. Grab your tickets here.
When: Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:15 p.m.
Where: 777 S Alameda St. Fl 5, Bldg 1, L.A., 90021

Saturday, Dec. 3

Santa Brunch at The Americana at Brand (Glendale): To bring in the holiday season, The Americana is hosting a special Santa Brunch. Located at Trattoria Amici, the brunch will feature a delicious menu, goodie bags, and exclusive vouchers for photos with Santa.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210

Dacha & Evolvetogether Pop-Up (Manhattan Beach): Head to Russian-inspired, Cali-cool home and lifestyle store Dacha to shop Evolvetogether's entire range of clean, luxe personal care essentials. P.S. Evolvetogether is launching biodegradable face masks soon!
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Dacha, 1219 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach, 90266

Pickwick Vintage Show (DTLA): The Pickwick Vintage Show continues to bring fashion treasures to Row DTLA with its stylish marketplace. Guests can shop from over 45 local vintage vendors who will be selling clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Entry is limited and reservations are required. Tickets start at $10; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

A Very Merry Winter Market 2022 (Arts District): Typewriter Connection is hosting the second annual "A Very Merry Winter Market." Shop for unique handmade gifts including original artwork. Reserve your spot for free here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: As We Dwell, 441 Seaton St., L.A., 90013

'Tis The Season to Sparkle (Arcadia): The Shops at Santa Anita is hosting its 'Tis the Season to Sparkle event. Guests can enjoy a family-friendly Holiday event with a pop-up disco, glitter slime, live art, and an ice rink.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m
Where: The Shops at Santa Anita, 400 South Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, 91007

Benny Boy Brewing's Holiday Market (Lincoln Heights): Shop 21 local artisan vendors along a car-free street at Benny Boy's inaugural Holiday Market. rowse holiday gifts, sweets & treats, cards, art, clothing, and more. Book a holiday portrait session with Kat Hanegraaf Photography. Admission is free.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Benny Boy Brewing, 1821 Daly St., L.A., 90031

Holiday Stroll at The Commons (Calabasas): The Commons are celebrating both the holidays and the 25th anniversary of its annual Holiday Stroll in one event. enjoy a variety of holiday activities, including live music, caroling, crafts and more.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: The Commons at Calabasas, 4799 Commons Way, Calabasas, 91302

Sunday, Dec. 4

Rooftop Holiday Market at Broken Shaker (DTLA): Freehand's rooftop bar is hosting a holiday market. Angelenos can explore products from local vendors while enjoying drink specials and a live DJ. This event is 21+ and open to the public.
When: Sunday, Dec. 4 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Broken Shaker, 416 West 8th St., L.A., 90014

Art Workshop: Paul Frank Holiday (Laguna Beach): Create a one-of-a-kind Christmas tree topper inspired by the colorful and playful world of Paul Frank. The creator of Julius the Monkey, and many more whimsical characters, Paul Frank is an iconic California designer, artist, and maker. Join Paul Frank himself as he leads the workshop and gives you the opportunity to let your own creativity shine by adding your special touches to your Julius-themed holiday decoration. Supplies included with ticket. More information can be found here.
When: Sunday, Dec. 4 at 12 p.m.
Where: 307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, 92651

Holiday Bazaar (West L.A.): Join Hotel June West LA for a food and drink-themed Holiday Bazaar, featuring a selection of delicious goods and gifts from some of our favorite local brands. Enjoy exclusive tastings and gift shopping from the likes of Optimist Drinks, KAMP Wine Shop, and more. There will also be live tunes by DJ Lindsay Mancini. RSVP for the free event here.
When: Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Hotel June, 8639 Lincoln Blvd., L.A., 90045

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