Holiday Event Schedule – 2013

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 51st Annual Harbor Holiday Afloat parade, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 7th, starting at 6:00 PM. All events are FREE of charge, food and gift items are available to purchase.

Friday, December 2nd: 7PM – 9PM, Holiday Fountain Event at the Fanfare Fountain, Harbor Blvd. and the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro

Saturday, December 7th: 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 7th: 4PM – 6PM, Holiday Boutique and festivities at Banning’s Landing, 100 Water Street (end of Avalon Blvd) in Wilmington

Saturday, December 7th: Starting at 5:30, Battleship IOWA, view the parade from the deck and enjoy festivities including live holiday music, ‘Kids Korner’ hosted by Crafted, complimentary cocoa/coffee/cookies, photos with Santa and more! Tickets on sale now! Admission: Adults 18 & over $20, Youth 13-17 $10, Kids 12 and under FREE

Saturday & Sunday, December 7th & 8th: 11AM – 4PM, ‘Victorian Christmas’ at the Banning Museum, 401 East ‘M’ Street, Wilmington and ‘A Civil War Christmas’ at the Drum Barracks Museum, 1052 N. Banning Blvd, Wilmington. Events include museum tours, children’s Victorian crafts, local food and craft vendors, and a horse-drawn trolley ride between the museums.

Sunday, December 8th: 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.