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Pip & PopNovember 27 – January 6 

Our historic merry-go-round windows come to life with a one-of-a-kind, candyland-inspired  holiday installation by renowned Australian artists Pip & Pop.

Where: Merry-Go-Round Windows

FREE and open to the public

SNOW DAY! On the PierNovember 30 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

There’s going to be a winter wonderland on the Pier for the first time ever! We’ll have 4,000 sq. ft. of real snow so grab the mittens and practice your snow angels.

Where: Merry-Go-Round Deck

FREE under 12-years-old, $5 for 13 and older

RSVP HERE!

Bob Baker Marionette TheaterDecember 5, 12, 19 | 6:00 & 7:00 PM 

The iconic group is back for three nights of puppetry, singalongs and holiday cheer. Presented by Santa Monica Hotels

Where: Merry-Go-Round Deck

When: December 5, 12, 19 • 6:00 & 7:00 PM

FREE

Photos with Surfer SantaDecember 8 • 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

Thanks to Pacific Park, we're getting a visit from a Surfing Santa in a one-of-a-kind photo opp!

Where: Central Plaza (next to Pier Burger)

FREE

Holiday Story & Craft TimeDecember 13 • 4:00 & 5:00 PM 

Hosted by the Santa Monica Public Library, kids can create their own Pip & Pop creatures as they listen to classic holiday lore.

Where: Merry-Go-Round

FREE

Unique LA Holiday MarketDec 14+15, 2019 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Holiday Concert with the NoellsDecember 21 & 22 • 4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 PM 

Enjoy holiday carols from the most festive all female doo-wop group, The Noelles.

Where: Merry-Go-Round Deck

FREE

Loews Waterfront WonderlandNovember 30 – January 6 

And that’s not all! The City of Santa Monica is also getting into the holiday spirit.

Our friends at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel are launching their first-ever Waterfront Wonderland experience – a whimsical forest of upside-down Christmas trees in the hotel’s atrium.

Where: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

When: November 30 – January 6

FREE

Ice at Santa MonicaNovember 1 – January 20

The beloved tradition, Ice at Santa Monica, returns for another year! The 8,000 sq. ft. rink is in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica, temporarily transforming our beachside community into a winter wonderland.

Where: 5th Street & Arizona Avenue

Skate Rental & All-Day Admission: $15


Ongoing Events

December 2019

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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Bob Baker Marionette Theater
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Photos with Surfer Santa
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Bob Baker Marionette Theater
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Holiday Store & Craft Time
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Unique LA
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Unique LA
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  • Bob Baker Marionette Theater
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  • Pip & Pop
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Noelles Christmas Carolers
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  • Pip & Pop
  • Noelles Christmas Carolers
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  • Pip & Pop
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