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The holidays are a special time of year when we all come together to celebrate, reflect on the past year, and spend time with family and friends. If you’re looking for fun things to do this season near Upper Ivy Luxury Apartments, check out our guide below. From festive activities like movie nights at your apartment to Christmas photos with Santa, there’s something for everyone. So get into the holiday spirit and enjoy everything the season has to offer! Here is the ultimate guide to our top 10 things to do this holiday season near Upper Ivy.

Top 10 Things To Do This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re looking for some festive fun this holiday season, check out these nearby holiday activity picks:

  • The Nutcracker – Go see The Nutcracker at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. This timeless classic is a must-see during the holidays.
  • Ice Skating – Get your skating on at Ice at Santa Monica. Located in Downtown Santa Monica, this outdoor ice rink is the perfect place to enjoy some winter fun with your friends and family!
  • Christmas lights & Photos with Santa – Visit the Americana at Brand for a Christmas photo with Santa and witness the stunning lights during the evening in Glendale. It’s the perfect outdoor mall to dine at and catch up on your last-minute holiday shopping!
  • Holiday-themed Movie Night – Host a movie night in your new apartment! Upper Ivy’s spacious living rooms offer a great space to entertain. Pop some popcorn, cuddle up with a cozy blanket, and enjoy your favorite Christmas film. Here are recommended movies to watch: The Grinch, Home Alone, and Love Actually.
  • Hot Cocoa – Grab a warm cup of hot cocoa from ChocoVivo on Washington Boulevard. This delicious spot has some of the best hot chocolate in town!
  • Christmas Tree Shopping – Pick up your Christmas tree from Mr. Jingles Christmas Trees on Santa Monica Boulevard which opens Nov 24th. Or, if you prefer artificial trees, shop for fake trees, ornaments, and decor at William Sonoma. Either way, your home will be looking merry and bright in no time!

downtown culver city apartmentsOpportunities to have a festive holiday season are endless near Upper Ivy. After a fun day of holiday activities, head back over to Upper Ivy and gather in the courtyard by the fireplace!

More Holiday Activities To Do Nearby

With so many great restaurants in Culver City, it’s hard to choose just one for holiday dining. Some festive favorites include:

  • Dear John’s – Check out this old-school, classic American restaurant, and bar on Culver Blvd. Be sure to order Frank’s Spaghetti and Clams and their classic garlic bread.
  • Etta – Located on Washington Blvd, Culver City, this neighborhood restaurant and cocktail bar features wood-fired pizzas, housemade pasta, and salads.
  • The Galley – This steak and seafood restaurant offers one of the best steaks in Santa Monica! You’ll discover a remodeled outdoor patio and happy hour, perfect for large groups and special occasions, or just drinks at a table!
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The Galley – Santa Monica

No matter where you go, you’re sure to enjoy some delicious holiday cheer near Upper Ivy. Happy Holidays!