Business & Beer @ Abigaile
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, December 10
Abigaile Restaurant, Hermosa Beach
This monthly networking event for small business owners visits a South Bay brewery every second Thursday of the month. This week, they will hit up Abigaile in Hermosa Beach. If you have involvement with a small business, love craft beer, or both, then stop by this Thursday night.
Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk (Second Thursdays)
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, December 10
Downtown Los Angeles
This free monthly event takes place over many blocks in Downtown Los Angeles. Many galleries will open late, and some parking lots will contain more art, vendors, food trucks, entertainment, and more. Unless you know business owners, free parking barely exists in Downtown LA, although some meters only operate until 8pm. First-time visitors should attend with someone who has gone here prior.
2nd Annual youbloomLA Music Festival & Conference
7:00 pm – 12:30 am, December 10-11
9:30 am – 1:00 am, December 12
Highland Park Ebell, Highland Park
A handful of bands will perform across three different venues around Los Angeles, along with a musicians’ conference in Highland Park this Saturday. Each show has its own cover charge, while the conference costs $25 to attend.
Reverend Horton Heat: On The Road
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 10, Majestic Ventura Theater, Ventura http://www.venturatheater.net/event/954591-reverend-horton-heat-ventura/
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 11-12, The Observatory, Santa Ana http://www.observatoryoc.com/event/reverend-horton-heat
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 13, The Observatory, North Park, San Diego http://observatorysd.com/event/6095745
The Reverend Horton Heat currently tours across the nation, and that tour swings through Southern California this week. Each of these all-ages shows have different ticket prices, so click on a show’s link for prices.
The Aggrolites: Live in Southern California
8:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 10, The Observatory’s Constellation Room, Santa Ana http://www.observatoryoc.com/event/theaggrolites
9:00 pm – 1:00 am, December 12, Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach http://www.saintrocke.com/event/991781-aggrolites-hermosa-beach/
9:00 pm – 1:00 am, December 13, Music Box, Little Italy, San Diego http://www.aggroreggae.com/
The Aggrolites will headline a handful of shows in Southern California this week. Each of these shows have different ticket prices and age limits, so click on a show’s link for information.
Agnostic Front: On Tour
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, December 10, The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood http://www.theroxy.com/event/970869-agnostic-front-west-hollywood/
9:00 pm – 2:00 am, December 11, Alex’s Bar, Long Beach http://www.alexsbar.com/event/968711-agnostic-front-long-beach/
9:00 pm – 2:00 am, December 12, Til Two Club, City Heights, San Diego http://www.tiltwoclub.com/events/agnostic-front-w-fury-death-march-revolt-chix/
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm, December 13, Characters Sports Bar, Pomona http://www.gonzopresents.com/event/222937
Hardcore punk band Agnostic Front currently tours across the nation, and that tour sweeps through Southern California this week. Ticket prices and age restrictions for each of these shows vary by location, so click on a show’s link for information.
Punk Night @ The Redwood
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, December 10
Redwood Bar, Downtown Los Angeles
Rock out to some local punk rock bands this Thursday night at the Redwood Bar in Downtown Los Angeles. The cover charge for this show costs $10. No one under 21 may enter.
3rd Annual Ho Ho Holiday Extravaganza
9:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 11
Surf Dogs Sports Grill, Huntington Beach
Rock out to some local punk rock at this FREE show this Friday night in Huntington Beach. No one under 21 may enter.
62nd Annual Uptown Holiday Parade
10:00 am – 12:00 pm, December 12
Enjoy a FREE Christmas parade in Uptown Whittier this Saturday morning.
International Tiki Market Place
10:00 am – 3:00 pm, December 12
Don The Beachcomber, Sunset Beach
Gain access to a plethora of tiki-themed vendors in Sunset Beach this Saturday afternoon for FREE!
6th Annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, December 12-13
Grand Park, Downtown Los Angeles
Renegade LA returns to Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles this weekend. Free to attend for all ages, event featured numerous independent artists and vendors not just from California, but out of state, and some out of the country. For the holiday show, expect hands-on workshops and a beer garden, in addition to the food trucks and hundreds of crafters available.
Pet Winter Wonderland
10:00 am – 6:00 pm, December 12
11:00 am – 4:00 pm, December 13
LA Convention Center, Los Angeles
This FREE all-ages expo for all things pet-related takes place this weekend in Downtown Los Angeles. Open to all types of pets (with proof of vaccination), visitors can experience agility demos, prize giveaways, pet adoptions, free grooming, training sessions, and more. Bring cash for parking, which will cost between $10 to $20 per vehicle.
7th Annual Echo Park Craft Fair
10:00 am – 6:00 pm, December 12-13
Mack Sennett Studios, Echo Park
Check out the finest in food, design, arts & crafts, and more at this craft fair in Echo Park this weekend. Admission to this all-ages fair costs $10.
Beer Geek Brunch
11:30 am – 2:00 pm, December 12
Native Son Alehouse, Santa Ana
Enjoy a three-course brunch this Saturday early afternoon complete with craft beer pairings. Registration costs $40. No one under 21 may participate.
4th Annual OC Santa Crawl
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, December 12
Malarky’s Irish Pub, Newport Beach
Get drunk with a bunch of random people dressed in Santa outfits and sexy holiday suits this Saturday afternoon. Participation costs $30, or $15 with promo code FB15. No one under 21 may attend.
5th Annual Holiday Concert & Santa on The Pier
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, December 12
Redondo Pier, Redondo Beach
Enjoy local music and visit Santa Claus on the pier at this free event on the pier this Saturday. Also catch Santa surfing at one point!
2015 Downtown Pomona Christmas Parade
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, December 12
2nd Street, Downtown Pomona
Looking for a Christmas parade to bring your friends & family to? Check out Downtown Pomona this Saturday morning for a free parade. Parking meters shut off for that day, so guests can park for free.
62nd Annual Daisy Avenue Parade
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, December 12
Daisy Avenue, Long Beach
Unlike most parades that march through a commercial area, this parade rolls through a residential neighborhood, making for a quieter, calmer parade with an emphasis on visuals.
7th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl
5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, December 12
Four locations, Santa Monica
Don your best Santa Claus outfits, and go bar-hopping with your friends and new friends this Saturday night in Santa Monica. Participation costs $12 per route, and attendees may choose one of four possible routes. It goes without saying that no one under 21 may participate.
33rd Annual Parade of 1000 Lights Christmas Boat Parade
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, December 12
Shoreline Village, Long Beach
Bring out your family to witness an illuminating parade on the water this Saturday night.
53rd Annual Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, December 12
Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey
Rain or shine, this boat parade will go on! The night begins with fireworks scheduled for 5:55 pm, immediately followed by the boat parade at 6pm.
69th Annual Naples Island Holiday Boat Parade
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, December 12
Naples Island Canals, Long Beach
This annual holiday boat parade returns to the canals in & around Naples Island this Saturday evening. Completely free to attend, immediate streets along the parade route begin closing to traffic at 5pm. Spectators get to see dozens of boats decorated with Christmas lights and props as they sail through the parade route. Large boats start at 6pm and sail entirely south of 2nd Street, while small boats start at 6:45pm and begin at Marine Stadium before following a route similar to the large boats.
Anaheim Night Market
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, December 12
Farmers Park, Anaheim
Anaheim Packing District will hold its own night market this Saturday night. Unlike most other night markets taking place around Southern California, this has nothing to do with the Asian-influenced night markets. Instead, this event will simply have local crafts, artisans, musicians, curators, live music, and more.
Litmus Green – Live in Corona
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, December 12
Maya’s Cafe, Corona
Rock out to local punk bands this Saturday night in Corona. The cover for this all-ages show costs $5.
10th Annual Newport Beach Santa Pub Crawl
9:00 pm – 1:00 am, December 12
Newport Landing OR Woody’s Wharf, Newport Beach
Don your best Santa Claus outfits, and go bar-hopping with your friends and new friends this Saturday night in Newport Beach. Participation costs $20 presale or $25 on the night of the event. It goes without saying that no one under 21 may participate.
Holiday on Adams Avenue
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, December 13
Kensington Park, San Diego
Visit Santa Claus, play in snow, enjoy arts & crafts booths, watch a movie, and more at the park at this family-friendly event this Saturday afternoon, all for free!
44th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, December 13
San Diego Bay, San Diego/Coronado
Enjoy a free Christmas boat parade along San Diego Bay this Sunday evening.