Winterlit for DTSM

Santa Monica Place Announces 2021 Holiday Festivities, including Santa For Dogs and Cats

"Self-Care Saturdays" Continue on the Third Street Promenade Through December 2021. Free workouts every Saturday morning plus a pop-up market featuring local artisan vendors and sustainable brands.

Fit Girl Club LA Classes are free and vary per week with a diverse mix of workout styles including yoga, pilates, Krav Maga, dance cardio, kickboxing and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, towel and water for maximum enjoyment.

Fit Girl Club LA will also host the Conscious Night Market on the Promenade, Saturday, December 4 from 2 – 8 p.m, free to the public.

The pop-up artisan market features unique goods from over 50 local vendors, predominantly women-owned businesses in fashion, candles, plants and crystals.

Classes are held Saturday mornings through December 18, 2021. There is a 10 am session and an 11am session, each offering a different type of workout. Free event registration visit, Eventbrite.

Santa Monica Place Announces 2021 Holiday Festivities

Enjoy shopping and dining with holiday DJ sets, entertainment, Pet Photo Nights, a visit with Santa Claus and more

Special performances by the dancing sensation, Santa Monica Beach Belles, ballerina performances inside the 14-foot larger-than-life Snow Globe, live DJ holiday sets, as well as festive light displays and a 50-foot iconic Christmas tree in Center Plaza.

Santa's coming to town November 19 and taking residence under the Christmas tree in Center Plaza through December 24. Visitors will have the opportunity to snap a photo with Santa and shoppers can bring their four-legged friends to meet Santa during Pet Nights on December 15-16.

SANTA HOURS November 19, 20, & 28: 11am-7pm, November 21: 12-6pm November 22 & 23: 2-7pm, November 24, 26, 27, 29 & 30: 10am-8pm

Thanksgiving Day, November 25: CLOSED

December Monday-Saturday: 10am-8pm. Sundays: 11am-7pm. Christmas Eve, December 24: 10am-5pm

BEACH BELLES & SNOW GLOBE BALLERINA PERFORMANCES December 10 -12: 3-7:30 pm. December 17- 24: 3-7:30 pm

PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA :Bring your four-legged friend to a special pet night and "sit" for a photo with Santa.* December 15 & 16: 5-8 pm *Cats and dogs only. Please be sure to have your pet on a leash or in a pet carrier.

Winterlit Holiday Lights and Festivities Transform Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM) brings the holidays to the Third Street Promenade with the return of Winterlit, transforming the downtown district into an immersive, festive experience. Tens of thousands of colorful lights, decor and garland will deck the Third Street Promenade, 2nd and 4th Streets, illuminating convenient shopping and cozy outdoor dining experiences. Santa comes to the Promenade on Friday, November 19 at 6 p.m. for the annual lighting of the official City of Santa Monica 24-foot-tall holiday tree.

For a one-stop holiday shopping destination, the Conscious Night Market will be on the Promenade, Saturday, December 4 from 4 – 9 p.m. hosted by Fit Girl LA. The pop-up artisan market features unique goods from over 40 local vendors, elevated and sustainable brands in addition to live music and free kombucha. The SoCal Etsy Guild comes to downtown for two dates: Saturday, November 20 and Saturday, December 18 from 2 – 9 p.m., featuring local Southern California-based artists, crafters and designers.

DJ HOLIDAY SETS Saturdays & Sundays in November and December: 3-7 pm Black Friday Weekend: 11 am-3 pm

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre. Youth Education/Entertainment Series (Y.E.S.) live onstage, the 25th annual Youth Musical Little Women

The Morgan-Wixson Youth Education/Entertainment Series presents Little Women, The Broadway Musical. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, directed by Anne Gesling, music direction by Daniel Koh, choreography by Michael Marchak, produced by Evelyn Vizzi, Eve Keller, and Cori Goldberg. Runs November 13 – 28.

The talented Morgan-Wixson teen cast is so excited to be back on stage after a year and a half away! Masked and vaccinated, these dedicated performers have been rehearsing with a renewed sense of purpose and dedication.

Company members include (in alphabetical order) Filip Alexander, Charli Austin, Liliana Bettinelli, Eadric Einbinder, Avery Fox, Maia Goldberg, Sarah Hajmomenian, Sophia Joy, Cole Kaller, Chase Klein, Ethan Kuwata, Lily Moss, Emily Ockomichalak, Monty Oxman, Abby Penny, Taos Pressman, Juliett Rojas, Walden Sullivan, Yaya Toubassy, Bo-Violet Vig, and Mimi Vizzi, and Kheian Washington.

Little Women embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit. The powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope – the sounds of a young America finding its voice.

Saturday November 13 at 2:00 pm Sunday November 14 at 2:00 pm Friday November 19 at 7:30 pm Sunday November 21 at 2:00 pm Friday November 26 at 7:30 pm Saturday November 27 at 2:00 pm Sunday November 28 at 2:00 pm

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica 90405. Tickets are $20 purchase in advance online.


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