Holiday Events

Join in on the many holiday events taking place in Santa Monica including ice skating in Downtown Santa Monica, enjoying the Shopping Cart Tree on Main Street or Caroling on Montana Avenue. There is something for the everyone this holiday season.

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Holiday Events in Santa Monica

Santa Monica plays host to a number of annual holiday events and festive activities during the winter season. For more Santa Monica activities, visit the Santa Monica Events Calendar.

Annual Holiday Events


ICE at Santa Monica

November 1, 2014-January 19, 2015
Grand Opening November 6, 2014
ICE at Santa Monica Outdoor Rink, 1324 5th St
Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, a premier outdoor ice skating rink. The 8,000 square foot rink by the beach offers residents and visitors a little taste of winter without the bite.

Montana Avenue Holiday Walk

Friday, December 5, 2014 5pm-9pm
Annual night to celebrate Montana's wonderful neighbors! Come celebrate with friends and family! Montana Avenue from 6th – 17th streets find wonderful gifts, have your photos taken with Santa, listen to live music, indulge in great food and drinks! A fun night for all!

Main Street Holiday Event & Holiday Parties

Saturday, December 6, 2014 6pm-9pm
Sidewalk Sales November 29-December 14, 2014 from 11am-7pm
Take part in the Main Street Holiday Parties. Enjoy holiday parties at numerous Main Street businesses. There will be music and more! Santa will be there so bring a camera! Following the tree-lighting at the Museum, take part in a Candle Light Walk to the famous Shopping Cart Tree at Edgemar Courtyard.

Check back for more holiday events coming soon!



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