5 Wonderful Ways to Spend the Holidays in LA

Explore these must-see Los Angeles attractions for a most memorable holiday season

It’s no secret that Los Angeles is a city with countless possibilities and destinations to enjoy year-round. But during the holiday season, we’re reminded just how magnificent this city can be. Whether you’re local to the area or in town for the festivities, these five attractions are an exceptional way to experience LA during the most-wonderful time of year.

Enchanted Forest of Light

Delightfully breathtaking and entirely unique, this interactive nighttime attraction features an illuminated one-mile walk around Descanso Gardens’ most popular spots—complete with dazzling light displays, awe-inspiring installations, sensational effects, and more. Book a room at our Comfort Inn & Suites Near Universal – N. Hollywood – Burbank location and experience the brilliance of these bright lights at your leisure. After all, this one-of-a-kind experience is a festive feast for the eyes and an excellent opportunity to get into the spirit of the season.

LA Zoo Lights

Embark on an immersive, illuminating adventure of the senses at the Los Angeles Zoo during this popular holiday tradition. Featuring a brilliant landscape of light displays, lantern sculptures, natural attractions, and much more, this popular event offers an enchanting way to experience the city this holiday season. Even better, your ticket purchase will go toward the zoo’s wildlife protection priorities. Make this location a must-see by booking the room that’s right for you at our nearby Quality Inn Near Hollywood Walk of Fame hotel.

Farmers Market at The Grove

Known for its rich history and iconic culture, LA’s Original Farmers Market has unique offerings to explore year-round. And the annual holiday market provides the perfect opportunity to experience this city-wide favorite—all while having the chance to work on your holiday shopping list. In addition to a seasonal market of vendors, this location also includes hundreds of shops and restaurants to discover. Stay close to the action by booking a room at our Quality Inn Near Hollywood Walk of Fame hotel, located close by.

Grand Central Market Bazaar

This independent market of artisans, artists, and makers operates every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in December and offers a uniquely diverse selection of retail opportunities to explore and experience. Located on the lower level of LA’s popular Grand Central Market, the Bazaar is a great place to get to work on your holiday shopping, offering one-of-a-kind gift ideas, handmade goods, and more from the city’s local merchants and fastest-emerging brands. When you’re done for the day, head to our Cambria Hotel LAX hotel for locally inspired rooms and peak relaxation in our spa-like bathrooms after a long day at the market.

Smorgasburg LA

A hub for the next generation of local businesses and food vendors, Smorgasburg LA provides a delectable way to enjoy the city’s culture in a friendly atmosphere. The perfect place to gather with friends and family, this sprawling market comes loaded with memorable experiences—not to mention the chance to support local businesses while shopping for everyone on this year’s list. Discover the sights, sounds, scents, and tastes this popular spot provides before returning to our Comfort Inn & Suites Near Universal – N. Hollywood – Burbank location to unwind.

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