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The Holidays

A Christmas wish list for Los Angeles

We’ve been a very good city this year, but these nine things would make LA better in 2019.

Metro will offer free rides on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Passengers won’t have to pay on the nights of December 24 and December 31.

The Curbed LA 2018 holiday gift guide is here

For people who live in—and love—Los Angeles

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The 10 best Christmas light displays in LA

Get into the holiday spirit by cruising by one (or all) of these spots

The best holiday markets in LA

Pop-ups, fairs, and markets featuring handmade trinkets and gifts crafted right here in Los Angeles.

Road warriors: Brace yourselves for lots of Thanksgiving traffic

The Automobile Club of Southern California projects the highest number of Turkey Day travelers in nearly a decade.

This Thanksgiving could be the hottest ever in LA

Temperatures in some areas are expected to hit the low 90s, tying or even breaking records set in 1903 and 1933.

11 things to do in Los Angeles on Valentine’s Day

Ahhhhh, Valentine’s Day! If you’re scrambling to come up with ways on how to spend it, we’ve got 11 ideas, ranging from dancing to sad songs to strolling the Venice Canals.

All the details on New Year’s Eve Grand Park celebration

Everything you need to know about the free bash, including where to enter, how to get there, and what not to bring (drones and booze).

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9 spots around Los Angeles to see Christmas lights

These are the best places in and around LA to see homes, shops, and streets lit up for the holidays.

Where to buy gifts made in Los Angeles

If you're looking to buy local and from small businesses, this list of LA’s coolest festive shopping events is for you. We've got details on street fairs and artisanal marketplaces, plus an art bazaar at one of our favorite architectural landmarks.

6 facts about where LA gets its Christmas trees

While some Christmas trees are grown right here in Southern California, the vast majority are sourced from out of the region. Many come from the Pacific Northwest, with a few traveling from as far as North Carolina.

Santa’s Village theme park will open next week

The San Bernardino Sun reports the SkyPark at Santa’s Village theme park will officially reopen bright and early Friday, December 2.

Here’s a preview of Thanksgiving traffic facing LA travelers

The 405 was fantastically jammed last night

Record number of Thanksgiving travelers expected at LAX

2.3 million travelers are expected to fly in and out of LAX during the holiday week, an eight percent increase over last year’s record. The busiest days will the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and then Sunday and Monday.