This month there are a variety of spectacular events that spark the spirit of the holidays and create unforgettable memories for the whole family. Celebrate with your family and community this December and make it the best month of 2013!
>> Nothing says the holidays like lights, lights, lights and more lights! Attend the Hermosa Beach Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 5 and be merry!
>> It might not snow around these parts, but that doesn’t mean you can’t build a snowman! Join in on a Sand Snowman Contest at the Hermosa Pier on December 7.
>> Did you know that Santa surfs when he’s not riding his sleigh? Check it out at Redondo’s 3rd Annual Holiday Concert & Santa on the Pier on December 14.
>> Prevent cabin fever and head out to the Aquarium of the Pacific for the 2013-2014 Coastal American Art Contest on December 16 for an amazing art show.
>> December 26 kicks off the Whale Watching season. Don’t miss a once in a lifetime chance to see Pacific gray whales migrating past our coast!
>> Do you ever wish you could live under the sea? Take living under the sea for a test swim and find out what it’s like to have fish swimming overhead at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Winter Family Sleepover on December 29.
And if that’s not enough fun, check out the FCEC calendar of events for activities all month long!
*Photo courtesy of Okeanos.