With the most immersive holiday pop-up exhibits, Christmas shows and holiday strolls, Torrance offers a plethora of holiday happenings that are sure to become a forever favourite! Read on about a few of the most magical festive season events to add to your itinerary.
The perfect holiday tradition like no other, witness an outstanding ‘The Nutcracker’ performance by Ballet California at 2 pm on 16th and 17th December’23. Reserve a luxurious peaceful retreat at one of the ideally located hotels near Torrance CA and secure yourself an excellent base as you plan your visit to the Marsee Theater. Located at the El Camino College in Torrance, delight in a fantastic collaborative effort by a talented and creative group of artists, perfect for people of all ages.
Irish Christmas in America: The Show
An extraordinary family-friendly holiday adventure, indulge yourself in the holiday spirit of Ireland this festive season. Mark your calendar for 1st December’23 as the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation (TOCA) brings the ultimate show of the season- Irish Christmas in America: The Show. The show starts at 8 pm sharp so, fuel yourself with a sumptuous meal at one of the exquisite restaurants in California and enjoy Irish old-style dancing by Samantha Harvey, and lively instrumental music, all with the photogenic backdrop of the history and traditions of Ireland.
Holiday Stroll by Downtown Association
If you’re looking to indulge in a popular festive sport to add to your holiday adventures this season, head over to Downtown Association’s Holiday Stroll for an amazing experience. On 6th December’23, experience a winter wonderland with a dazzling holiday market pop-up, delectable food, and live music!
Candy Cane Land
Known to its residents as Sleepy Hallows, Torrance’s Candy Cane Lane is a favourite annual destination for hundreds. Loved by locals and visitors alike, take the time to admire thousands of glistening Christmas lights, forming a canopy on the trees and the houses with their holiday decorations, creating a memorable spectacle. You may even find some houses selling churros and tantalizing hot cocoa here as you take a stroll around!
Art’s Origami Holiday Cards Class
Register for Destination: Art’s Origami Holiday Cards Class for a unique holiday experience this year! Led by Ruth Karch, attend an immersive, free lesson on making origami patterns. A perfect opportunity to learn something new and interesting this festive season, enjoy a catered lunch and have some friendly conversations post class on 7th December’23.
A Christmas Fantasy Parade
if you are planning a Christmas in Disneyland, make your way down to Main Street on 1st December’23 for the ultimate Christmas Fantasy Parade to get you into the festive spirit. As the parade brings the most magical time of the year to Disneyland Park, watch dancing gingerbread cookies, marching toy soldiers and prancing reindeer for a delightful experience. Some of the highlights of the 40-minute parade include the Candlelight Ball featuring Disney princesses and Mickey Mouse’s avalanche of letters to Santa.
Plan a memorable vacation in the city of Torrance and make the most of the incredible festive events and happenings this year-end. Don’t forget to click some great Santa photos to look back at and take the much-needed breaks as you rejuvenate at the best spas in southern California!