L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Immersive Nutcracker, LA3C Festival to Revolve Winterland, and More

Plus, Barbie Truck Malibu tour, A meet-and-greet with Chrissy Teigen, a non-alcoholic wine and pizza party at Boisson, 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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Evolvetogether x Jenni Kayne Pop-Up (Newport Beach): Evolvetogether is taking over Jenni Kayne for a two-day pop-up event. Shop for personal care items including the collection of luxe daily essentials featuring clean, cruelty-free formulas, sustainable packaging, and inclusive scents and designs.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 through Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Jenni Kayne Newport Beach, 3450 Via Oporto #103, Newport Beach, 92663

Sheglam Glam House Pop Up (Glendale): Sheglam is hosting its second shoppable pop-up in Los Angeles. Guests can shop from the cosmetic brand in person and enjoy pop-up activities.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 through Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210

Revolve Winterland (Beverly Hills): The cult-cool retailer is hosting its first-ever Revolve Winterland. The family-friendly, outdoor immersive experience will help guests get into the Christmas spirit. Shop the brand, and enjoy hot cocoa, sweet treats, and more. RSVP for the event here.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 through Saturday, Dec. 11 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 55 North La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210

Facile Holiday Pop-Up Shop (WeHo): Head to Facile's flagship boutique for a two-day holiday pop-up shop featuring a curation of gifts across beauty, wellness, and food. Brands available to shop will include DedCool, Bagatiba, The Butcher's Daughter, Finery, Wellness East, Saltair, Make Beauty, Maxbone, Solawave, Material Kitchen, and more. The iconic Soolip will be on-site to offer complimentary gift wrapping, hot chocolate by Conscious Bean, and bouquets from Ima floral for all guests who stop by.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 through Saturday, Dec. 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 8457 Melrose Pl, L.A., 90069

Holiday Stroll at Palisades (Pacific Palisades): Palisades Village will host its annual Holiday Stroll, a festive gathering that transforms the entire village into a memory-making wonderland. Guests will enjoy a variety of holiday-inspired entertainment and activities, including snow, a holiday market featuring delicious treats, and more.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.) through Saturday, Dec. 10 (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Where: Palisades Village, 15225 Palisades Village Ln, Pacific Palisades, 90272

LA3C Festival (DTLA): Don't miss the first-ever LA3C music, food, and art festival. Festival-goers can expect exciting activations, experiences, and performances from Lil Baby, Snoop Dogg, and many more. Sponsors for LA3C include Facebook, U.S. Bank, Homedics, NYX Professional Makeup, Maker's Mark, Redken, ViX+, Anheuser-Busch (Golden Road Brewing, Michelob ULTRA, Bud Light Seltzer, Stella Artois, Cutwater Spirits, NÜTRL Vodka Seltzer), Rockstar Energy Drink, Contraluz Cristalino Mezcal, and Arrowhead Water. Single-day general admission tickets start at $100. Tickets, FAQs, and important on-site information for LA3C are available here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 12
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

Hotel Figueroa x Simone The Label Jewelry Pop-Up (DTLA): Hotel Figueroa is partnering up again with Simone The Label—a local BIPOC-owned, socially conscious jewelry brand. Every Thursday through Saturday evening, guests can shop the limited-time holiday jewelry pop-up. Items will be priced between $35 – $85.
When: Now through Friday, Dec. 23
Where: Hotel Figueroa, 939 South Figueroa St., L.A., 90015

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

Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle (Hollywood): The Lighthouse Artspace is transforming into Immersive Nutcracker, a 30-minute immersive experience. Set to the sweeping music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the exhibit features 500,000 cubic feet of projections composed of over 1 million frames of video, curating a grand immersive display that relays the tale of The Nutcracker from opening to finale. Tickets start at $30; purchase them here.
When: Now through Saturday, Dec. 31
Where: Lighthouse Artspace L.A., 6400 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90028

'Holiday Road' (Calabasas): Los Angeles' top immersive holiday event Holiday Road is coming to town! Enjoy countless photo ops, 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

Beastie Boys Exhibit (Fairfax): Beyond the Streets and Goldenvoice presents Exhibit, the world's most comprehensive survey of the iconic New York City music trio, Beastie Boys. The exhibit offers a storied dive into the group's nearly forty-year history: the raucous rap debut of Licensed To Ill, the sample masterpiece Paul's Boutique, and more. Tickets are complimentary and available to reserve now via AXS.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 through Monday, Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Beyond the Streets, 434 North La Brea Ave., L.A., 90036

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. 8

Santa's North Pole Experience with Your Pets (Century City): Pets are welcome on these special days! Embark on a journey to the North Pole where you'll visit Santa in his bungalow and stop by Mrs. Claus's bakery window. This is the last day to get pictures with Santa and your pets, make sure to sign up here to reserve your spot!.
When: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m.
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Friday, Dec. 9

Spark of Love Toy Drive (Canoga Park): Westfield Topanga and the Spark of Love is collecting toys for their 30th annual Christmas Toy Drive. With toy requests anticipated to be higher than ever this year due to the pandemic and wildfires, locals are encouraged to drop off their new, unwrapped toys to Westfield Topanga and give back to their community.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 from 4 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Westfield Topanga, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, 91303

Home Alone 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 Home Alone 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

Boisson and Surely Wines Non-Alcoholic Pizza Party (Brentwood): To celebrate the launch of Surely's new non-alcoholic bubbly red wine, Boisson and Surely are hosting the ultimate pizza party — without the hangover or the headache. Stop by for complimentary cans of Surely's new non-alcoholic red wine alongside free slices of Santa Monica staple Stella Barra Pizza. Surely's new bubbly red has notes of dark cherry and crisp acidity making it the perfect pizza wine. 
When: Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (while supplies last)
Where: Boisson Brentwood, 11762 San Vicente Blvd, L.A., 90049

Saturday, Dec. 10

Creative Communal Holiday Artisan Market (Playa Vista): Creative Communal is hosting a holiday market for visitors to shop for the season. Support small businesses and over 40+ local businesses, enjoy live music, photo opportunities, and more. RSVP for the free event here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Where: Runway Playa Vista, 12775 West Millennium, Playa Vista, 90094

Photo: Courtesy of Come Up Markets

Come Up Markets (DTLA): Come Up Markets will host an outdoor, holiday market featuring up to 50 vendors. Guests can shop from Black brands, creatives, and entrepreneurs. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: FIGat7th, 735 South Figueroa St., L.A., 90017

Barbie Truck Totally Throwback Malibu Tour (Long Beach): Relive childhood memories and stop by the Barbie Truck. The tour is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Malibu Barbie doll and is bringing fans exclusive, retro-inspired merchandise, including Barbie logo-embroidered denim jackets, beach towels, coffee mugs, and much more. Pieces range from $12 to $75 and will be available for purchase by debit or credit card only.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 2ND & PCH, 6400 East Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90803

Holiday Floral Class hosted by Flowerbx (Beverly Hills): Want to learn how to make floral arrangements? Flowerbx is hosting an hour-long class for making the best holiday blooms at The Maybourne. The class includes a glass vase, two varieties of roses, carnations, and more. Tickets are $125 per person; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The Maybourne Beverly Hills, 225 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

Monty's Good Burger x Role Model Register Takeover (Echo Park): Singer Role Model will take over the register at Monty's Good Burger. Fans will be able to order a collaborative vegan shake, buy Monty's x Role Model limited-edition merch and meet the artist himself.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Monty's Good Burger Echo Park, 1533 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90026

Sunday, Dec. 11

Grandmaster Recorders Rooftop Pizza Party (Hollywood): Hollywood's Culinary hitmaker, Grandmaster Recorder is celebrating its first birthday with a pizza party. They will be slinging $1 Schiacciata Style Italian pizzas by the slice and serving extra fine cocktails. No reservations are required!
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Grandmaster Recorders, 1518 North Cahuenga Blvd., L.A., 90028

Ornament Painting hosted by Makers Mess (Beverly Hills): The Paint-your-own-pottery Ornament Workshop is a one-hour class to help you create your own holiday decor. They will provide a choice of two different designs per person, plus watercolor paints, pens, and ribbons. Tickets are $125 per person; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The Maybourne Beverly Hills, 225 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

Gigi Caruso's Sounds of the Grove (Beverly Grove): Designer Gigi Caruso is hosting a local event to support children with hearing loss. Join Gigi Caruso and the Caruso Center for Childhood Communication for a fun and educational event for children. RSVP here.
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Meet Me Under The Fig Tree' Event (Santa Monica): Angelenos, Santa Monica residents, and hotel guests alike can gather around Fairmont Miramar's beautifully adorned historical landmark the Moreton Bay Fig Tree for a celebratory afternoon full of complimentary festive drinks, small bites, and holiday activities. At Fairmont Miramar's winter wonderland, families can take photos with Santa Claus, dance to live music, decorate festive cookies, enjoy a kid-friendly bounce house, arts & crafts, and experience a Fire Truck showcase.
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

An Evening Inspired by Neal Bodenheimer's Cure (DTLA): Proper Hotel's signature Portuguese-inspired restaurant Caldo Verde. The one-night event will have James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and restaurateur Caroline Styne host an ongoing series highlighting chefs and restaurateurs. The duo will partner with the foremost figure on the New Orleans drinking scene to offer Angelenos and visitors alike an exclusive experience in celebration of Bodenheimer's first book based on the inventive cocktails served at his renowned cocktail bar.
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Caldo Verde, 1100 South Broadway, L.A. 90015

Westfield Century City + Chrissy Teigen Present: A Cravings Christmas Meet & Greet (Century City): Westfield Century City is hosting a meet and greet with best-selling author and Cravings founder, Chrissy Teigen. Attendees will have the chance to say hello to Santa, meet Chrissy, and more. "A Cravings Christmas" is a ticketed event with 100% of proceeds going to benefit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Tickets start at $75; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Holiday Story Time with Aubrey Plaza (Century City): Westfield Century City and CAMP invite families in for a special holiday storytime to celebrate Aubrey Plaza + Dan Murphy's book "The Return of the Christmas Wish". Attendees will have the chance to see Aubrey Plaza & Dan Murphy read their book, receive a signed copy of "The Return of the Christmas Witch", and create a custom craft inspired by the story. Tickets are $50;buy them here.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m.
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

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