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Family-Friendly Things to Do: December 15-16

Winter in Willmore 2018

Saturday, December 15 | 12pm-5pm

Drake Park | 951 Maine Avenue, Long Beach

It’s snowing in Long Beach this Saturday… well, kinda. Actually, Drake Park will be rockin’ with over 40 tons of snow for all to enjoy snow sledding. Other activities include decorating gingerbread houses, face painting, live entertainment, food trucks and of course, the big man himself, Santa! This event is free to all who love some Long Beach winter fun! Guests who bring a canned food item will earn a raffle ticket to be entered for some cool prizes. Learn More:

Long Beach Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Saturday-Sunday, December 15-16 | 2:00pm and 7:30pm

Long Beach Performing Arts | 300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach 90802

With just three performances this weekend, the Nutcracker is sure to be a sold-out hit. Based on a novel by 19th-century romantic fabulist E.T.A. Hoffman, The Nutcracker constructs a magical tale of holiday adventure around one of the most familiar scores in the ballet repertoire. Enjoy the vibrant sound of a full symphony orchestra and the graceful movements of skilled performers. Make it a day (or night) out in beautiful downtown Long Beach with your friends and family. Learn more:

Parent and Me Stocking Decoration

Saturday, December 15 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

The Pie Bar | 450 Pine Avenue, Long Beach 90802

Deck the halls with Kids N Kanvases at The Pie Bar in Long Beach for a fun and festive night of stocking decorating and laughs with your loved ones! Wear your best "Ugly Christmas Sweater" and receive three raffle tickets to win one FREE Doodle Paint Party!!! Reservations are required and a $20 fee will include two stockings, all necessary art supplies, one slice of pie, and one drink. Enjoy an evening to remember with friends and family right on Pine Avenue. Learn More:


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