The Best Places To See The Holiday Lights in LA, IE, OC, and Riverside
The holidays have arrived in Southern California!
Not only do we love this time of year, but we love seeing all of the gorgeous lights and decorations around town. Whether you're just visiting or have lived here for your entire life, there are a few holiday displays that you must see to get you in the holiday spirit!
1. Mission Inn & Spa
Illuminating with more than 5 million dazzling lights, This Winter-Wonderland has more than 200 animated characters to bring you the North Pole to SoCal. An elaborately decorated Christmas tree that you cannot miss. Enjoy holiday cocktails and delectable specials, such as their award-winning winter-themed Casey's cupcakes.
Dashing through the hills, 25 houses synchronized music to create a Christmas spectacular lighting show. Won several awards for best animation shows, this neighborhood takes a lot of pride in their lights. Off of 3400 Spur Court cul de sac, this display is worth seeing with a holiday spectacular.
Christmas Lights usually start from 6 pm-11 pm at this Rancho Cucamonga popular attraction. You will be amazed by how this neighborhood creates storytelling through their lighting display. Come and see how this neighborhood brings Christmas all through December!
4. Venice Canals
A couple of blocks away from the boardwalk and Abbot Kinney, the Venice Canals show a slice of L.A. living with all the more charming by the Christmas lights that line its bridges each year. Take a stroll through the shimmering neighborhood and transport yourself to Italy.
5. LA Zoo Lights
L.A. Zoo Lights has been nominated in USA Today’s 2019 10 Best contest for Best Zoo Lights in the country. No doubt about it, they turned your favorite rainforest into a beautiful spectacle. As the animals begin to fall in their slumber, you will be able to see wildlife-inspired light-up displays.