The Grove in LA makes a great argument for being the best shopping center in California. Featuring a wide variety of shops, great dining establishments, a movie theatre and even a trolley, a trip to The Grove is the perfect way to spend a weekend in December, and a great way to make Holiday shopping something to look forward to.
Some of the Grove’s more popular stores include:
Of course you’ll work up an appetite trying to hit all of those great stores so you’ll probably want to check out some of the mouth watering dining options The Grove has to offer. La Piazza , The Fat Cow (A Gordon Ramsay property), and of course the Cheese-Cake Factory, are just a few great places to sit down and have a bite to eat.
Like most major shopping venues, the Grove kicks things into high gear for the holidays. Here are some of the great holiday features that will be special attractions for the holiday season.
Holiday Events at the Grove
Every night during the season (7 to 8pm) experience a winter wonderland as simulated snow falls overhead.
The Grove’s awe-inspiring Christmas tree is a 100-foot tall, white fir, featuring 15,000 lights and 10,000 ornaments. Sure to put you in the Holiday spirit!
There will also be live musical entertainment including some classic Christmas standards.
November 18 through December 24th The big guy will be visiting the Grove, be sure to stop by and drop off your Christmas list in person.
Other Unique Amenities of the Grove
The Grove even has concierge services, Shoppers can get assistance with restaurant reservations, store information, tourism assistance, even personal shopping. You can even take a ride on the Grove’s iconic Trolley. It’s a great way to get around or simply take a relaxing trip around the shopping complex.
Trying to beat the lines? Or do you just feeling like people-watching. The Groves’s website has a live feed showing popular areas of the center where you can view how crowded everything is.
Photo attribution: By Prayitno from Los Angeles, USA (THE GROVE Los Angeles) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) or CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Location: 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, California 90036
Christmas Event Dates: Through December 24th
Contact Information: 323.900.8080
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