Holiday Event Schedule – 2015

A number of holiday events are being planned for the first weekend in December by various organizations and the Port of Los Angeles, in addition to the 53rd Annual Harbor Holiday Afloat parade, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 5th, starting at 6:00 PM. Most events are FREE of charge, food and gift items are available to purchase.

Friday, December 4th: 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Victorian Christmas Luncheon in the Stagecoach Barn, Banning Museum, 401 East ‘M’ Street, Wilmington. Elegant plated lunch, holiday entertainment and special sneak preview of Victorian-decorated Museum. Call (310) 548-2005 for tickets and reservations.

Saturday, December 5th: 11AM – 2PM, Wilmington Winter Wonderland, snow, face painting, games, holiday crafts and Radio Disney at the Wilmington Waterfront Park, ‘C’ Street and Neptune Ave. in Wilmington

Saturday, December 5th: 4PM – 6PM, Holiday Boutique, entertainment, music, food, games and other festivities at Banning’s Landing, 100 Water Street (end of Avalon Blvd) in Wilmington

Saturday, December 5th: Starting at 5:30, Battleship IOWA, carolers, ‘Kids Corner,’ complimentary hot cocoa, coffee, cookies, food trucks & Santa Claus. View the boat parade from the deck. For tickets: For more information contact:

Saturday, December 5th: 7PM – 9PM, Downtown Harbor, ‘Holidays by the Sea’ sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles, features a decorated Christmas Tree, entertainment, arts and crafts, food and other activities. 5th Street & Harbor Blvd, San Pedro

Saturday, December 5th: 8PM, Golden State Pops Orchestra at the Warner Grand, 478 W. 6th St, San Pedro. Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, the GSPO and Chorale (led by Choir Maestra, Marya Basaraba) for a rousing performance of holiday film music and traditional favorites. Doors open 7:00 p.m., concert 8:00 p.m.  Tickets and info: or Box office: (310) 548-7466

Saturday, December 5th: 8PM, local favorite band WAREHOUSE ONE headlines at the Annex with their ska-rock originals, covers, and classic holiday songs with the band LAW and opener Head Hi, Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St, San Pedro. Reservations and Tickets: (310) 833-4813

Saturday & Sunday, December 5th & 6th: 11AM – 4PM, ‘Victorian Christmas’ at the Banning Museum, 401 East ‘M’ Street, Wilmington and ‘A Civil War Christmas’ at the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum, 1052 N. Banning Blvd, Wilmington. Events include self-guided museum tours, children’s crafts, a visit from Queen Victoria and jolly St. Nick, blacksmith demonstrations, wreath making lecture, local food and craft vendors, and a horse-drawn trolley ride between the museums. FREE Admission and carriage rides

Sunday, December 6th: 1PM – 3PM, Holiday Spirit of San Pedro Parade, Pacific Ave from 13th St to 6th St and east on 6th St to Palos Verdes St.

Sunday, December 13th: 12 noon – 2PM, Wilmington Heart of the Harbor Holiday Parade, Avalon Blvd between ‘E’ Street and ‘M’ Street in Wilmington.

If your club, marina, business or organization is planning an activity, we’d like to know about it, so we can add your event to this list. Please submit your information to and we’ll add it to the schedule, along with a link to your website.