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Kick off the season. Shop and enjoy local!

Hermosa Beach has mashed together our Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting Ceremony and added a bunch of family-fun activities to make the 2nd annual Hermosa for the Holidays.  Get ready—the weekend of November 18-20 will be an open-air winter wonderland at the beach to:

  • Shop for eclectic gifts from local artisans and retailers for everyone on your shopping list
  • Ride carnival rides and inflatables at Pier Plaza
  • Play at our workshops, storytime tent, and santa letter writing station
  • Dance & Sing at the community concert and tree lighting ceremony
  • Santa pictures for the family!
  • Give back to our community at the Giving Village
  • AND more entertainment and activities for the whole family

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

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Friday (5-9pm)
Saturday & Sunday (12-9pm)

Single Ticket: $8 / 1-day All Access Wristband $40
($50 at the 'door')
Location: Pier Plaza (from the clock tower to the strand)

Ferris Wheel  |  Inflatable Slide  |  Euro Bunjee Jump  |  Frozen Inflatable Bounce House  |  Kiddie Train Ride

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Saturday, 10am-3pm

Sunday, 10am-1pm

Tickets: $15-35 (limited availability)
Location: Manhattan Ave (next to Java Man)
+ bonus workshops at other locations, check the schedule

Kids and adults love to make things with their hands to truly express their creativity. Our 45-minute workshops will be full of fun making crafts, holiday home decor and gifts for the family.  Explore our workshops... come back as more will be added.

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Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm

Location: Upper Pier Ave. (between Valley Dr & Monterrey Dr)

The open-air local artisan pop-up, Sun & Sea Collective, is a curated market that features local artisans with offerings for everyone on your shopping list.

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Saturday & Sunday

Location: Pier & Hermosa Avenue Shops (and sidewalk)

The Holiday Open House is back and better than ever! If you’re a fan of holiday shopping, this is the best place to be. We've added live music, new experiences and the local retailers are creating experiences within their shops. See our sidewalks and retailers come alive!

Please come out and enjoy Hermosa by shopping small and supporting Local.

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Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

Location: Manhattan Ave, next to Javaman

Twenty-thousand letters are sent to Santa each year. All of the kids in the South Bay should have a place to write those very important letters to a very important man. Not only do we provide the paper and crayon, there will be a very fancy red box to send those letters to the North Pole.

Sponsored by Zipinmail

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Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

Location: Manhattan Ave in front of Java Man

Come down and enjoy some wonderful stories, holiday skit or Sing-a-Long by some very talented entertainers from P3 Theatre Company. Happening on the hour, every hour, this is a special opportunity to bring the kids and enjoy some live entertainment under a tent.

Performed by P3 Theatre Company
Sponsored by Marlin Equity Partners

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Sunday 10am-6pm

Location: Pier Plaza, next to Cafe Bonaparte

We welcome all families to come down to Pier Plaza for a pic with Santa (or not). A wintery scene will be set for photos and Santa will be available to sit in the pic with you or not at all.

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Sunday 3-8pm

Location: Pier Plaza

Come out and visit all of our favorite local nonprofits and enjoy hot cocoa, cookies, activities, and more. Support our nonprofits when it matters most!

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Sunday 3:30-8pm

Location: Pier Plaza

A rotating cast of musical groups will entertain Pier Plaza starting at 3:30pm.  Come back for the schedule.

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MAP OF FUN

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SCHEDULE

Friday, November 18

  • 5-9pm   Carnival Rides and Inflatables on Pier Plaza

Saturday, November 19

  • 10am-6pm   Open house shopping at retailers
  • 10am-4pm   Sun & Sea Collective Artisan Market
  • 10am-4pm   Letters to Santa
  • 10am-3pm   Workshops*
  • 10am-4pm   Storytime Tent presented by Marlin Equity
  • 12-9pm   Carnival Rides and Inflatables on Pier Plaza
  • 12-2pm     MUSIC: Mira Costa Choir (Java Man)

Sunday, November 20

  • 10am-6pm   Open house shopping at retailers
  • 10am-4pm   Sun & Sea Collective Artisan Market
  • 10am-4pm   Holiday Photos (Santa optional)
  • 10am-1pm    Workshops
  • 12-9pm    Carnival rides & inflatables on Pier Plaza
  • 3-8pm    Giving Village
  • 4-8pm    Holiday Photos (selfie station - no photographer)
MAIN STAGE ACTS
  • 3:30-5pm - Southbay Music Connection
    • 3:30 Accidental Tendencies
    • 4:15 Poppy Harlo with The Bierman Brothers
  • 5:00 - 6:00pm - Coast Music
    • Coast Jazz Collective
    • Coast Music Harmonix
    • Coast Music Singers
  • 6:00 - 6:30pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony with Chamber, City Dignitaries AND Santa
  • 6:30 - 8:00pm - XYZPDQ

*Please be sure to reserve your tickets for these events

Other activities/offers from participating businesses...

Friday, November 18

  • 6-8  Music:  Mike Longacre & Jeff Baker at Hermosa Brewing Company

Saturday, November 19

  • 10-3    Sleigh Saturday for Selfies at Uncorked Wine Shop
  • 10-4    Serving treats and sips at gum tree shop and cafe
  • 10-6    Sip and Shop at Uncorked Wine Shop
  • 4-6     Music: Barclay Roach at Uncorked Wine Shop

Sunday, November 20

  • 10-4    Serving treats and sips at gum tree shop and cafe
  • 10:30-1:30    Paws & Santa Claus (pet photos with Santa) at Uncorked Wine Shop
  • 3-5     Music: Pricey Diggs at Uncorked Wine Shop

ELF ON A SHELF

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Find all the elves in Hermosa!

Shop at various downtown businesses and find the hidden elves on the shelves. Identity all 25* of the elves’ names and submit your completed postcard at any of our drop-off locations to enter for a chance to win a prize! Drop-off locations: Gum Tree, Sol Baby, Spyder Surf, HB Chamber, Practical Magic, Sylvan Learning, or Star's Antique.

Hunt ends Sunday, November 27, 5pm. Winners will be selected and contacted December 1.

Participation Rules:

  • *A majority of the elves' names (20) must be filled out on the postcard in order to be qualified for a chance to win a prize.
  • All ages are welcome to participate. It's not just for kids!
  • All submitted postcards are checked for completion and accuracy and raffled to decide the winners. The first submitted postcard drawn in the 'raffle' wins the grand prize. All drawn postcards and winners after that will be contacted individually to pick up their prize at the Chamber of Commerce. Winners choose their prize from the 'prize bucket' so if you want more options to choose from - get to the Chamber first!
  • Have fun!

A huge thank you to our participating businesses...

...and a thank you to the businesses that donated prizes!

Hermosa Cyclery (grand prize)

Art By Kimba

Beach Bound Sports

Bestswimwear

Blue Rose

Coastal Lane Nail Bar

Cultured Slice

Fundamental Coast

Gum Tree

Kalihi

Lisa’s Naturals

Maison Luxe

OsoPorto

Practical Magic Apothecary

SoHo Yoga

Sol Baby

Spyder Surf

Star’s Antique Market

Sylvan Learning of Hermosa Beach

Treasure Chest

Undisputed Fight Academy

Vista

West Coast Sweat

WORKSHOPS

'Click to Workshop' buttons below to purchase tickets and see descriptions of the workshops

Saturday, Nov 19 - Workshop Tent

Saturday @ 10:00 AM
Ugly Sweater Decorating Party

presented by Cultured Slice

Saturday 1:00 PM
Cookie Decorating Workshop

presented by Mychal's Learning Place

Saturday at 2:00 PM
Make a Snowglobe

presented by Sylvan Learning Center

Sunday, Nov 20 - Workshop Tent

Sunday at 10:00 AM
Make/Decorate an Ornament

presented by Undisputed Fight Academy

Sunday at 11:00 AM
Holiday Cookie Decorating

presented by Sugar Dayne

Sunday at 12:00 PM
Holiday Cookie Decorating

presented by Sugar Dayne

Workshops Around Town

Saturday 11:00 AM
HIIT Workout at the Beach

presented by Jessica Ahoni

Saturday 12:00 pm
Terrariums for Everyone!

presented by & located at Practical Magic

Sunday at 2:00 PM
Cocktail Making Class

presented by & located at Patrick Molloy's

Presented by P3 Theatre Company, Featuring Berger & Bree

Saturday, November 19 & Sunday, November 20
Manhattan Avenue near Java Man - Same Schedule Each Day

10:00 AM

Tinsel Tales: A Pirate's Night Before Christmas

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11:00 AM

Jolly Jingles: Sing & Dance

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12:00 PM

Yule Tales: Create a Holiday Tale

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1:00 PM

Tinsel Tales: Polar Express

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2:00 PM

Jolly Jingles: Sing and Dance

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3:00 PM

Yule Tales: Create a Holiday Tale

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BUSINESSES

This list is updated as new businesses sign up. Don't see your business? Contact us at events@hbchamber.net.

ART BY KIMBA
CULTURED SLICE CHEESE SHOP
CURIOUS...
DETAILS
FRITZ & CHEWY
BEACH AND BEVERLY
STARS ANTIQUE MARKET
BEACH E BIKING
BESTSWIMWEAR
CBD COMFORT ZONE
HERMOSA CYCLERY
STRAND ELECTRIC BIKE CO
OSOPORTO
FUNDAMENTAL COAST
GUM TREE
SHOP KALIHI
LINK x LOU
LISA'S NATURALS
MAISON LUXE
MAMMOTH BOUND
PRACTICAL MAGIC APOTHECARY
REFLECTION STUDIOS
SANDPIPERS PHILANTHROPY
SOL BABY
SPYDER SURF SHOPS
STRETCHSPOT
SUSAN SELLS SEASHELLS
UNCORKED
WICKED GENERAL STORE

POP-UP MARKET

SAT & SUN 11-4

Join us at the Sun & Sea Collective popup along the sidewalks of Pier Avenue and on Pier Plaza. Vendors are carefully crafted and selected for your shopping enjoyment! Vendors are different on Saturday and Sunday. Come both days!

SATURDAY

Dreamcatcher Designs and Co

Lauren Mara Jewelry

Lily Love Boutique

Schaeffer Clay Maker X Shop Sew Sunny

Chaxel

Armelle’s Atelier

Tlapallis Life Boutique

Meredith DuBois Painting

Sunnyvibes By Sunny

Created by Alex

McGee Pottery

Kerry Quinn's Kitsch

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Pier Provisions

Saffire Clothing LLC

Bene Organics

Ofelia City East

Miles to Row

Shop Delush

SUNDAY

Rad Toddler

JustWingingItbyMeg

Yuzu Leaf Co.

Suzanne derouin jewelry

Unique Organics Haircare

Be Bindaas

Xalia Boutique

Bonheur

LittleOnes

Volair

Divinely manifested

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GIVING VILLAGE

Sunday, 3 - 6 PM

Join us on Pier Plaza as we prepare for the Tree Lighting ceremony and concert. A village of local nonprofits will be offering a variety of activities and goodies for all to enjoy and music will fill the air to bring the holiday spirit to all. From hot cocoa to the Beach Cities Toy Drive to holiday photos (with or without Santa - your choice). Don't miss out on this wonderful Hermosa tradition - amplified this year to bring extra cheer.

Check out our participating nonprofits.

ST. CROSS EPISCOPAL CHURCH
LEADERSHIP HERMOSA BEACH
WOMAN'S CLUB OF HERMOSA BEACH
MYCHAL'S LEARNING PLACE

SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

Official sponsor of Hermosa for the Holidays
Official sponsor of the Storytime Tent
Official Sponsor of Santa Photos
Bronze Sponsor
Proud sponsor of Letters to Santa

General Sponsors

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H2O Hermosa logo
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MEDIA / PRESS

Click here for our press release

Please feel free to use these images for promotion.

Press inquiries should be sent to Jessica Accamando president@hbchamber.net or 310-7530-3960

The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is the producer of this event. It is a fundraiser and community benefit that supports local businesses.

FAQ

Are the carnival rides and workshops also for adults?

Yes!

Accessibility

The local artisan pop-up will be at grade level. Most retailers are at grade level. Some retailers have a step up to get inside the shop. To gain access to those shops, please asks the shop staff for assistance.

Can I bring my dog?

Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome at Hermosa for the Holidays in all public places. However, dogs will not be allowed on the carnival rides or inflatables.

 

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