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Santa Monica’s Winterlit Celebration Returns:

Downtown Santa Monica’s Holiday celebration Winterlit returns on Nov. 13 and will continue throughout the holiday season with a variety of family-friendly activities, including winter wonderland surprises, the annual Winterlit Holiday Concert, nightly Menorah lightings and more.

This year’s Winterlit will be even more exciting as Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation celebrate their new holiday movie release, “Arthur Christmas,” (in theatres in 3D on Nov. 23) with 12 Days of Arthur Christmas…12 days of free children’s events in Downtown Santa Monica.

“Arthur Christmas” Snow Day

Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Snow comes to the beach for the “Arthur Christmas” Snow Day! Come to the Promenade in front of Foot Locker and play in the snow!

Location: Third Street Promenade, between Arizona Ave. and Santa Monica Blvd.

“Arthur Christmas” Santa Photo Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m to 5 p.m.

Enter the world of “Arthur Christmas” with FREE photo opportunities with Santa and a special take home photo. Pets are welcome to come between 4 to 5 p.m.*

Location: Third Street Promenade at Wilshire Blvd. *No exotic pets, please.

“Arthur Christmas” Ice Skating Party

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lace up your skates and join “Arthur Christmas” at ICE at Santa Monica, Downtown Santa Monica’s premiere outdoor skating rink!

Location: 1324 Fifth Street (Arizona Ave. and Fifth Street)

“Arthur Christmas” Craft Day

Monday, Nov. 21, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bring the little ones and let their creativity flow with this FREE event.

Location: Third Street Promenade at Santa Monica Blvd.

“Arthur Christmas” Ornament Decorating

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Come join the fun and get ready to razzle dazzle your Christmas tree with your Arthur Christmas spirit.

Location: Third Street Promenade at Arizona Ave.

Celebrate “Arthur Christmas” in Theaters Today!

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Join us in front of AMC 7 Santa Monica as Arthur Christmas hits theaters. Bring your kids to receive “Arthur Christmas” t-shirts and elf hats.*

Location: Third Street Promenade at Arizona Ave. *While supplies last.

“Arthur Christmas” Snow Days

Tuesday, Nov. 22 and Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Come experience a Winter Wonderland of snow in Downtown Santa Monica with snow!

Location: Third Street Promenade at Arizona Ave.

Downtown Santa Monica Winterlit Holiday Celebration & Concert starring Andy Grammer & Savannah Outen

Saturday, Nov. 26 – 6 p.m.

Celebrate Black Friday weekend and kick-start the Downtown Santa Monica holiday shopping season with the annual Winterlit Holiday Celebration and Concert starring break-out recording artist Andy Grammer who is headlining this year’s concert! Bring the entire family for a special evening holiday concert when Grammer returns to the Downtown Santa Monica, where he was discovered singing on Third Street Promenade. Opening for Andy will be YouTube sensation, Savannah Outen. You won’t want to miss this show!

Location: Third Street Promenade at Wilshire Blvd.

Chanukah Menorah Lightings

Tuesday, Dec. 20-27, Sundown

Downtown Santa Monica will celebrate the Chanukah season with traditional menorah lightings every evening at sundown. Come celebrate with local synagogues and temples throughout the week.

Location: Third Street Promenade, Center Court

For a complete listing of events, visit winterlit.com or facebook.com/downtownsantamonica.

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