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Christmas Events and Activities
Southern California is full of fun holiday attractions!
In the slide show above, you're viewing pictures of spectacular Christmas events in Southern California, including Christmas attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott's Berry Farm, SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland Theme Park...and the Del Mar Holiday Lights. Discover where to find exciting family fun this holiday season!
Christmas Events & Attractions
Southern California theme park events, holiday lighting displays, and more!You'll find the following pages on this website to help get you headed to Christmas events---
* Disneyland holiday pages: There are a number of pages on this website which have pictures & info about various Disneyland Resort Christmas attractions. (Both the original Disneyland theme park and its newer "sister" park, Disney's California Adventure are included.) The list of available topics include the following: (1) Disneyland Christmas Attractions; (2) Disneyland Christmas Parade; (3) Disneyland Holiday Parade, pt 2; (4) Disney Fireworks & Snow; (5) Santa's Reindeer Roundup; (6) It's a Small World ride---Holiday version; (7) Holiday Haunted Mansion pics, part 1; (8) Holiday Haunted Mansion pictures, pt 2;
* Griffith Park Christmas Activities: Pictures and information about the Griffith Park's Train Ride to Santa Claus at Travel Town. Unfortunately, Griffith Park's mega-popular Christmas lights (the DWP Holiday Lights display) has been cancelled due to the lingering economic downturn.
* Del Mar Holiday Lights: See photos of just a few of the many Christmas lights on display at the Del Mar Fairgrounds' Holiday of Lights!
* Hollywood Santa Parade, a fun, free annual Christmas event in the heart of Tinseltown!
* SeaWorld Christmas Pictures: See photos of SeaWorld's holiday events, including the popular nighttime Shamu Holiday Show!
* Legoland's Christmas Events are terrific fun for families with toddlers, preschoolers and young children. Discover the decorations and activities you'll enjoy this holiday season at Legoland on this photo-filled page of our blog!
* Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood is a can't-miss event for Dr. Seuss-lovers. Families will have fun enjoying its whimsical decor...and playing in snow, even though the weather is sunny and warm!
Southern California Christmas decorations & Santa costumesHere are some pages on this website which can help you find the Southern California stores where you can find Christmas crafts supplies, Christmas decorations & partyware, and Santa costumes:
Find party store locations in Southern California:
Note: There are also two Thanksgiving Costume pages on this site: Pilgrim Costumes, which also features Native American costumes, as well, gives you tips on sewing a Thanksgiving pageant costume for men, women, boys or girls. But what about your pet? Fido will look terrific in his new No-Sew Turkey Costume for Pets! page. Mom, Dad and the kids can make it together...because it's a project meant specially for beginners!
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Resources you'll enjoy on other good Christmas websitesIn the following sections, you'll find a list of websites with Christmas information that was quite interesting and worth the time to visit.
Christmas Crafts, Coloring, and Fun
2.) Christmas jokes, Holiday games & jigsaw puzzles, Christmas stories are some of the fun you'll enjoy on Greg's Christmas Page. This website is yet another source of Christmas activities that will turn your computer into a seasonal "fun center!" Use the next link to check out the family Christmas activities on
Greg's Christmas Page.
5.) Christmas crafts & recipes on the Disney family website: Disney sponsors a magazine about family activities called Family Fun. Its on-line version is full of seasonal crafts ideas, recipes and printable games...all of which can either be done by kids or would be done by adults for children's parties. In addition to printed instructions with pictures, some holiday crafts and Christmas cooking projects even have videos which show your how to do these fun activities step by step. Here's a link to the
Christmas page of the FamilFun.Go.com website.
Cristmas Attractions and EventsIn this section, you'll find Christmas activities, attractions, and community resources that will help you enjoy the holidays---
1.) Where to find Christmas Trees---Obviously, there's going to be a Christmas tree lot at half of the grocery stores in town! At times, it may seem like you're "tripping over them," as the old saying goes. On the following website, you'll discover where you can find Christmas tree lots which actually SPECIALIZE in Christmas trees! The name of the website is "PickYourOwnChristmasTree.com" although most of the tree lots listed on the site actually sell pre-cut Christmas trees. The important thing, however, is that you'll find tree specialists which pride themselves on investigating the best Christmas tree farms, and deliver "real" Christmas trees of a quality that makes people want to pass by their corner store and make a special trip to the lot year after year.
You don't have to be a Southern Californian to enjoy this website! You'll find listings for every state of the USA and every province of Canada! Whether you're in Arizona or Alberta, Texas or Toronto, you're sure to find a quality Christmas tree lot that's conveniently located nearby. Use the next link to see the Christmas Tree lot locator website!
2.) California Christmas Calendar: If you're looking for a comprehensive Christmas events calendar which covers the ENTIRE state of California...not just SoCal events...then you'll want to look through the www.BeachCalifornia.com website. The events calendar is remarkably large, and covers many cities throughout southern, central and Northern California, as well. Furthermore, the calendar is maintained 12 months of the year; after discovering it, you'll surely want to return again and again.