FREE Online Holiday Events & Printables

2020 has been a challenging year for so many of us. We are all ready to ring in a new year, and we've got our hopes and wishes pinned on good tidings for all in 2021! Here are some links and resources to help you and your family find some beauty and magic in the last few weeks of the 2020 holiday season. We wish you and your family the best this season -- hang in there, everyone, and see you in 2021!


Free Holiday Broadcasts & Online Viewings

December 24, 5:00 PM - December 28, 12:00 PM: A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas. This interpretation of A Christmas Carol by the Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara is based on the novel, with live music performed by Santa Barbara's Doug Clegg. This performance is free but reservations are required.

Thursday, December 24, 3 PM - 6 PM: Watch the 61st Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration online or on PBS Socal 1 and enjoy performances by the American Youth Symphony, Ballet Folklórico, Pacifico Dance Company, Southern California Brass Consortium, and more! Visit the event webpage for a full line up and more broadcast times.

Submit a wish for New York City's Times Square's Digital Wishing Wall by December 28th & plan to watch the New Year's Eve Ball drop virtually! Every year wishes are printed out and flutter down with confetti in Times Square. Even though there will not be a public gathering in Times Square this year, performances will still occur and the ball will still be dropping, along with wishes and confetti.