Where Wishes Come True: Westfield’s Can’t Miss Holiday Highlights

Westfield Snow Globe

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This guide is made possible by Westfield Century City, Santa Anita, and Topanga & The Village.

This holiday season, Westfield is here to help spread joy at their world-class shopping, dining and entertainment hubs at Century City, Santa Anita, and Topanga & The Village. The spirit of the season is in full swing at each location, with special events that you’ll want to add to your calendar alongside your holiday shopping. Here are some of the holiday highlights you don’t want to miss.

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Westfield Century City

Westfield Century City transforms from a premier shopping, dining, and entertainment center into a winter wonderland for visitors of all ages.

Now through January 5, The Market at Westfield Century City combines specially crafted holiday moments, the best of holiday shopping, and festive entertainment all within one magical village. Welcomed by grand entry gates, guests will be transported into a setting reminiscent of a majestic town square. Highlights include skating, holiday carolers, snowfall, Santa’s Post Office & Gift Wrap, life-size train station, and of course, Santa's Bungalow. For more info, visit the The Market website.

Santa arrived at Westfield Century City on November 29 and will be available to strike a pose while answering all your questions about the North Pole through Christmas Eve. Reserve your Santa photo Fast Pass today at the Westfield Century City website.

Holiday Skating Rink at Westfield Century City

Holiday Skating Rink | Photo: Westfield Century City

Westfield Century City is hosting its first-ever Holiday Skating Rink through January 5. The elevated 600-foot synthetic skate loop is located on Level 2 overlooking the festive holiday market in the Atrium. Skate along to holiday music, enjoy skate-up sip and sweet vendors, festive photo moments, surprise snow falls, and more in this one-of-a-kind winter wonderland experience.

General Admission is $18 per person Monday – Friday, and $20 on Saturday and Sunday. Ticket includes skate rental, one-hour skating session, and shoes/small personal item storage. Check-in will take place at the Skate Chalet on Level 2 near Adidas. Guests must arrive with their full party, check in 15 minutes prior to their reservation time, and present proof of purchase at arrival. Walk-in/day-of ticket purchases will be available for sessions that are not sold out. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit the Westfield Century City website.


Celebrate Westfield Century City's festival of lights with a Hanukkah Celebration on Monday, Dec 23 from 4:30pm-6:30pm. Hosted by Rabbis Nicole Guzik and Erez Sherman of Sinai Temple, the event features a public menorah lighting, crafts, live entertainment by Klezmer Juice, and more. The celebration will take place on Level 1 at the top of the Constellation Boulevard entrance near Nordstrom and The Crack Shack.
Pro tip: don’t forget to take advantage of unique holiday deals available from Westfield’s retailers and restaurants.

Westfield Menorah

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Westfield Santa Anita

Westfield Santa Anita is spreading the joy from head to toe with special events, special savings, and special memories to be made this holiday season. With opportunities to enjoy ice skating, snow, and more, you’ll find no shortage of unique entertainment to keep you smiling while finding the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list.

Make the season extra merry and bright with a memorable visit with Santa at Westfield Santa Anita. Photos with Santa are on a non-reservation check-in system that is first come, first-served. When a line forms, customers will receive a text to come back in line when their spot is ready.

Winter Nights at Westfield Santa Anita

Winter Nights at Westfield Santa Anita | Photo: Eventbrite

Westfield Santa Anita is hosting a synthetic ice rink from December 6-22. Hours are noon to 9pm Friday-Sunday, and 2pm-7pm Monday-Thursday. 

The complimentary ice skating is part of Winter Nights, which transforms Westfield Santa Anita into a winter wonderland with arts & crafts, music, complimentary hot cocoa, exclusive retail offers, and snow!
Pro tip: get your car spruced up for holiday runs to the airport, or grandma’s house, all while you shop at Westfield Santa Anita’s Auto Spa.

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Westfield Topanga & The Village

Whether you’re looking for an upscale gift from a luxury retailer, or you’re interested in creating a one-of-a-kind homemade gift this holiday season, Westfield Topanga & The Village has got you covered. Plus, all proceeds from these special events go to an incredible cause!

Celebrate the holidays and share your Christmas wish list with Santa himself at Westfield Topanga. Take home a keepsake photo for the whole family to treasure forever. Walk-in visits are welcome and all guests who take their photos with Santa before December 14 will receive a special gift! Bring your Santa photo receipt to Concierge to redeem. Want to skip the line? Make your reservations today.

LA Kings Holiday Ice at Westfield Topanga

LA Kings Holiday Ice at Westfield Topanga | Photo: LA Kings

LA Kings Holiday Ice at Westfield Topanga

LA Kings Holiday Ice at Westfield Topanga | Photo: LA Kings

Now through Jan. 12, 2020, the LA Kings are hosting the annual Holiday Ice on The Promenade at Westfield Topanga. General Admission is $17 per person, and $14 for kids (age 6 and under), military (with ID, up to 4 guests), and seniors. GA includes skate rental. For more info, visit the Westfield Topanga website.

Visit the Town Square Clock Tower at The Holiday Market and peer inside the window panes to see some of this season’s must-have toys from L.O.L. Surprise. Be sure to be there on Saturdays or Sundays through December 29 for a chance to win a free holiday toy! After the clock strikes 1pm, find our Village Post Man or Socialite and say "L.O.L. Surprise!" If you are one of the first guests to find them, you’ll win. While supplies last.
Pro tip: still looking for that perfect gift? Look no further than Westfield Topanga’s Ultimate Gift Guide.