Music, Dance, and Holiday Cheer: The 64th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration Returns

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The 64th annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration is a Los Angeles tradition that has been bringing people together for over 60 years. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, December 24th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Admission is free and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This year’s celebration will feature 23 music ensembles, choirs, and dance companies from all over Los Angeles County. The performers will represent the county’s many neighborhoods and cultures, and their performances will be sure to get you into the holiday spirit. The event will feature traditional garb and global sounds from China, Korea, Japan, India, Mexico, France, Ukraine, and more.

One of the highlights of this year’s event will be the co-hosts, mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actor/advocate Carlos Gomez. Guzmán is a two-time Emmy Award winner and a Grammy nominee, and she has performed with orchestras and opera houses around the world. Gomez is a professional actor and model who has appeared in award-winning films and television shows. He is also a disability advocate who works to raise awareness for better representation for disabled actors in Hollywood.

In addition to the co-hosts, the celebration will feature performances by a variety of talented artists, including:

The Los Angeles Master Chorale,The Pacific Chorale, The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, The East Los Angeles Vocal Arts, The Korean American Symphony, The Mariachi Garibaldi de Jalisco, The Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles and others.


The L.A. County Holiday Celebration is one of downtown’s most festive ways to ring in the holidays at The Music Center known for hosting some of the most prestigious performers from around the globe.

The event will also be broadcast live on PBS SoCal and streamed live on the and

Author: Hanny Playa

Lover of all things music. Seeker of the highest frequency. When I’m not writing or attending concerts I’m marching to the beat of a different drum.