Shiny holiday ornaments on a tree

Holiday HQ

We're so excited to share our holiday spirit with you this year! From visits with Santa and special events to finding gifts in stock for everyone on your list, we welcome you to come join us this holiday season. Here are all the details...

Santa holding a stack of presents

Photos With Santa

Santa is back starting on November 17, and he's ready to take photos and make memories to last a lifetime. To pre-book your visit, see Santa's schedule, and more, click below.
Beach Belles posing in front of Christmas tree

Holiday Performances

Join us all season long for special holiday performances in Center Plaza. 

Featuring the Santa Monica Beach Belles, the Santa Monica Oceanaires - A Capella Barbershop Chorus, and Live DJ Performances

Dogs head on Santas lap

Santa Pet Nights

Visit us this holiday season and bring your furry friends on December 13th & 14th from 4-7 PM for Pet Night Photos with Santa.
Girl sitting in life sized ornament for a photo

Holiday Ornament Photo Moment

Capture the holidays in the perfect setting!

Come and visit us for all things holiday and make your memories bright. Experience our larger-than-life holiday ornament in our Broadway Corridor where you can sit and snap a photo.
Santa's hand holding a silver alarm clock

Extended Shopping Hours

Throughout the holiday season, our center will be opening earlier and closing later, so you can shop when it suits your schedule.
Individual retailer and restaurant hours may vary.
A clothing donation drive

Get Ready to Give Back

Santa Monica Place is giving back to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital this holiday season. Join us and together we can support their mission: To advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. No child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

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