The best advice anyone could give you about going to LA during Thanksgiving. All of the theme parks will packed. Experienced visitors know that these places you should forget about including – Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood – where it will be crazy.

LA Auto Show

Drift into the Convention Center for the 10-day L.A. Auto Show with cars that would even make Bond drool. If you’re a car nerd, get behind the wheel to test drive one of the cherry rides (including an indoor EV track), while celebrities meet and greet at the manufacturer exhibits. On Thanksgiving, the expo is open from 9am to 4pm.

Holiday Ice Rink

Glide into the holidays for ice skating at Pershing Square. The Holiday Ice Rink at Pershing Square offers traditional winter fun in the heart of exciting downtown Los Angeles with its impressive city skyline. The outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy ice skating in the city under the sun and stars.

Starting November 16, 2023, until January 16, 2024, you won’t want to miss this family-friendly event. Get your family, friends, co-workers or a date and visit for fun and unforgettable memories. Get ready for ice skating at The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square – the coolest place to be this winter.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a family-friendly spectacle that takes place on Downtown’s Spring Street, which will be full of races, games, and fun activities. Burn off the calories by running/ walking the 5K or the 10K marathon. There’s also the 1K Widdle Wobble for kids under 10. Costumes are part of the ambiance, so they are highly encouraged. The race benefits the Midnight Mission.

91st Hollywood Christmas Parade

The 91st Hollywood Christmas Parade is dedicated to promote kindness and helping the less fortunate. The Parade features the annual Toys For Tots, along with other organizations and charities that help the underprivileged during the holiday season. The parade is open to everyone, reminding us all – we need one another. The parade supports the US Marines Toys For Tots Programs – including other charities that are there to help during this holiday season.

Thanksgiving Lunch at the Aquarium of the Sea

Come gobble up some delicious food with the Aquarium’s sea otters, puffins, and other animals for the annual Thanksgiving Feast. You can see over 12,000 animals from the largest oceans of the Earth, then enjoy a traditional holiday buffet. Seasonal cocktails are included with a full cash bar – will be available. Reservations are between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on their Rooftop Veranda overlooking Rainbow Harbor.

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