LA December Event Calendar
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Upcoming Events
See calendar of events for the following cities:
 

December 1, 2019

Christmas parade

Hollywood

Music at the grandstands begins at 5 p.m., and the Hollywood Christmas Parade begins at 6 p.m., with giant balloons, floats, costumed characters, bands, equestrians, and celebrities leaving Orange Drive (east on Hollywood Blvd., south on Vine St., west on Sunset Blvd.). Free. https://thehollywoodchristmasparade.org

 

December 2, 2019

Lights at the zoo

Griffith Park

See dazzling colored lights, meet real reindeer, hear live music on the weekend, and visit Santa some nights at L.A. Zoo Lights at the Los Angeles Zoo, https://www.lazoolights.org

 

December 3, 2019

Contemporary “Swan Lake” ballet

Downtown

Matthew Bourne reimagines Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece Swan Lake in a “thrilling, audacious, witty, and emotive” interpretation at Ahmanson Theatre. https://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/ahmanson-theatre/2019-20/matthew-bournes-swan-lake/

  

December 4, 2019

December Membership Meeting

Beverly Hills

Speaker: State Senator Holly Mitchell (also our endorsed candidate for Board of Supervisors, District 2) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/december-membership-meeting-tickets-77753208941?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

December 5, 2019

Contemporary Nutcracker

Redondo Beach

The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker features Kara and a nutcracker prince who takes her to distant lands, with a contemporary score and primarily African-American dancers at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. http://www.thehotchocolatenutcracker.com/

  

December 6, 2019

Ski and snowboard sale

Downtown (0.2 miles south)

Shop for snow merchandise at the Ski Dazzle ski and snowboard show at Los Angeles Convention Center. https://skidazzle.com/

 

 December 7, 2019

Winter Holiday Festival

Downtown

The L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks hosts the Winter Holiday Festival with 60 tons of snow for sledding, a merry-go-round, a Ferris wheel, DJ, food vendors, craft making, and photos with Santa at Pershing Square. Ice skating is not free. https://holidayicerinkdowntownla.com/event/winter-holiday-festival/

 

December 8, 2019

People in the street

multiple locations

Walk, bike, or roller skate on car-free streets in Reseda, Winnetka, and Canoga Park during CicLAvia. Cars cross the route at some intersections. Minors on wheels must wear helmets. Free. https://www.ciclavia.org/ciclavia_thevalley_19

  

December 9, 2019

Christmas musical

La Mirada

The Magic of Christmas features a cast of 250 in “musical numbers that range from hip-hopping penguins, dancing Santas, and The Nutcracker Suite, to Toyland, The Polar Express, and Christmas choral music” at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. https://lamiradatheatre.com/current_events/special-events/the-magic-of-christmas/

 

 December 10, 2019

Someone Special n Me, December

This course is for the Lil’ Chefs, ages 3-5 that still need an adult by their side. This is a hands-on cooking class that allows the adult to assist their little one in measuring dry and wet ingredients. Each adult has the choice to cook alongside their child or just assist, depending on their age and capabilities. We start with baking recipes where they will learn how to measure dry ingredients and mix various batters. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/someone-special-n-me-december-registration-80352902695?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

 December 12, 2019

Drinking & Dragons - December 2019

Los Angeles

We're thrilled to be partnering with Cellador Ales for this special event, and are stoked for everyone to try their selection of unique beer offerings. Please BYOFood! We recommend using one of the apps to deliver straight to the brewery.

We have a limited capacity for this special event and tickets will go quickly! Gather your party and we'll see you soon!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drinking-dragons-december-2019-tickets-78821056903?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

  

December 13, 2019

Nutcracker ballet

Costa Mesa

American Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker with 100 performers on stage, dazzling sets, amazing costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. https://www.scfta.org/events/2019/the-nutcracker

  

December 14, 2019

Boat parade & fireworks

Marina del Rey

Kids play in the snow at Snow Wonder in Burton Chace Park (noon to 6 p.m.), fireworks go off on the jetty (5:55 to 6 p.m.), and the Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade circles the main channel (6 to 8 p.m.). Free. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/snow-wonder-marina-del-rey-free-tickets-79821970663

 

December 15, 2019

Hanukkah festival

Bel Air

Hanukkah Festival offers “light for the people” with lively music, a sing along, storytelling, treats, and art making at the Skirball Cultural Center. https://web.facebook.com/events/2402569406659900/?_rdc=1&_rdr

 

December 16, 2019

Nativity procession

Downtown

Watch a reenactment of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem at Las Posadas, a Spanish tradition with a colorful candlelit procession, songs, dancing, and the breaking of piñatas at Olvera Street. Free. https://www.olveraevents.com/olvera-street-las-posadas

 

December 18, 2019

Messiah

Downtown

Los Angeles Master Chorale sings Handel’s magnificent Messiah accompanied by a chamber orchestra and four soloists in Walt Disney Concert Hall. The audience sings the chorus on Wednesday. https://lamasterchorale.org/showinfo.php?id=112

 

 

December 19, 2019

December LA Colorist Meetup

AbelCine

Join AbelCine and Colour Training on Thursday, December 19 for a special evening of sharing ideas, exchanging knowledge, and hanging out with your fellow color professionals in a fun, informal environment. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/december-la-colorist-meetup-tickets-66592848001?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

  

December 20, 2019

Neighborhood Christmas lights

multiple locations

See homes and yards decorated for the holidays. Free.

L.A. - Best Christmas Lights and Decorated Homes around Los Angeles https://mommypoppins.com/lakids/outdoor-christmas-light-displays-around-los-angeles

  

December 21, 2019

Symphony sing along

Downtown

Sing popular songs of the season accompanied by a huge pipe organ, a choir, and a jazz combo at Holiday Sing Along in the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Free hot chocolate, coffee, and photos with Santa pre-concert. https://www.laphil.com/events/performances/677/2019-12-21/holiday-sing-along

  

December 22, 2019

Izaak Opatz December Sunday Night Residency

Los Angeles

Izaak Opatz is a musician from Montana, currently living in Los Angeles. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/izaak-opatz-december-sunday-night-residency-tickets-72895011943?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

December 27, 2019

Holiday celebrationDowntown

Bands, choirs, and dance companies from throughout Los Angeles participate in the L.A. County Holiday Celebration at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center. People line up early for the free seats. https://www.musiccenter.org/holidaycelebration

 

December 28, 2019

Town Square

Holiday Penguin Mosaic

Kids will receive supplies and instruction to make a Holiday Penguin Mosaic at the Free Saturday, December 28 at the Kids Fun Zone from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at Anaheim Town Square. Kids Fun Zone membership is FREE for children age 12 and younger, who enjoy monthly craft activities and receive a gift on their birthday months. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-december-kids-fun-zone-in-anaheim-tickets-73178401569?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

  

December 29, 2019

Austrian music & dance

Hollywood

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert brings the waltzes of Strauss to life with costumed dancers, singers, and an orchestra at Dolby Theatre.

https://www.salutetovienna.com/concerts/los-angeles

 

 December 31, 2019

New Year’s Eve downtown

Downtown

N.Y.E. L.A. Countdown to 2020 has two stages of live music, food trucks, and a countdown to midnight at Grand Park and the Music Center. Tight security. Free. https://nyela.grandparkla.org/

 

Sotheby's International Realty and NRT are not responsible for misprints, errors and event cancellations or changes. Please contact the event provider for appropriate and accurate descriptions, times, cost and other information associated with calendar events.
 
Market Update
 
At a Glance - Q3 2019
LOS ANGELES MARKET UPDATE
(from Malibu to Downtown Los Angeles)
 
 
 
AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET
81
The average days on the market for single-family homes increased 3.3% in the third quarter of 2019 to 81 days compared to 78 days in the third quarter of 2018.
AVERAGE SELLING PRICE
$1,995,000
The average sales price of single-family homes sold in the Los Angeles area increased 1.6% year over year to $1.995M in 2019 compared to $1.965M in 2018.
OVERALL MEDIAN SELLING PRICE
$1,360,000
The overall median selling price reached a high of $1.36M, a 2.3% decrease compared to this same time last year of $1.39M.

 
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