Holiday Treats and Aquarium Holidays

Aquarium of the Pacific

Get into the holiday spirit each weekend from December 7 through 23, 2019, at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Aquarium Holidays features a snow play area, photo opportunities with Santa in his traditional attire, and Hanukkah storytelling with opportunities to play dreidel on weekends. Every day from December 7 to 23 Aquarium guests can also see Santa Divergiving “fishmas” gifts to the animals, watch the 10:00 a.m. PenguinParade, take photos at the holiday selfie station, witness snowfall in the Great Hall, and explore the gift stores for unique holiday shopping.

Universal Studios Hollywood™ Holiday

From November 28 – December 29, enjoy Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ with The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts™ Castle, a holiday spectacle of dazzling lights and music. See Hogsmeade™ transformed with enchanting spirit, festive décor and holiday-themed food, beverages and entertainment. Plus, join in on the Who-tacular festivities with The Grinch™, Max and all of Who-ville when Grinchmas™ returns.

Universal Studios Hollywood is the perfect destination for creating new holiday traditions with the whole family.

'Holiday in the Park' at Six Flags Magic Mountain

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as Six Flags Magic Mountain celebrates Holiday in the Park featuring thrilling rides, tasty treats and exciting family entertainment for the holiday season. Evenings beginning at 5pm on November 23 – January 5, the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with thousands of colorful lights. On select Holiday in the Park evenings, enjoy festive shows, activities and seasonal treats. Plus, don’t miss personalized meet-and-greets with Santa and his helpers.

Dates:  November 23-30, December 1-31, January 1-5


It’s Holidays at LEGOLAND®, presented by Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas. There’s a 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree, LEGO costume character meet-n-greets, and festive shows, food and live music. Holidays at LEGOLAND are November 23 – December 31. Visit for details.

ZooLights presented by SRP

NOV 27 – JAN 19 | 5:30 – 10:30 P.M.

GLOW WILD! The Valley’s most cherished holiday tradition is back – ZooLights presented by SRP! Millions of dazzling lights, hundreds of sparkling displays, live reindeer and new this year: our amazing Wildlife Lantern Safari featuring more than 60 creatures — all aglow! See animals in a whole new light at ZooLights!



W. Steven Martin 911 Toy Drive

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Over the past three decades, the WSM 911Toy Drive has distributed nearly five million toys and gifts through the hands of men and women from police and fire departments across Arizona. This work is funded through contributions from businesses and individuals like you. As you consider your end-of-year giving, please consider joining The Employee Network in support of the annual WSM 911 Toy Drive.

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

Make spirits bright at this favorite family Christmas event, happening daily from Nov. 23, 2019, through Jan. 5, 2020.

As holiday music fills the air, a sea of over one million lights sparkle, transforming SeaWorld into a marvelous holiday event. Enjoy live shows like the all-new Winter Wonderland on Ice and Cirque Christmas. Plus, meet festive friends at Rudolph’s Christmastown and the new Sesame Street® Christmas Village. Savor holiday flavors of hot cocoa and warm desserts as you shop for unique gifts and decorations.

Knott's Merry Farm

The holiday spirit shines bright at Knott’s Merry Farm this year, taking place November 22 through January 5. For the holiday season the park is debuting a new musical revue, Home for the Holidays, celebrating the importance of family and friends rejoicing in holiday traditions. Guests can enjoy Christmas in Calico, nightly snowfall in Ghost Town, plus so much more!