10 Reasons Not to Miss Christmas at The Americana at Brand
Forget about a California Christmas. At The Americana at Brand, we’re bringing you the real deal—Santa, snow, carolers, and all! Come for the shopping/dining, stay for the holiday magic, now through Christmas.
1. SNOW ON THE GREEN
Come see The Americana at Brand transform into a winter wonderland with snow falling on The Green every evening at 7PM and 8PM, now through December 25.
2. OUR FAMOUS FIR
Our tree has traveled from Mt. Shasta to Glendale to add holiday sparkle to your December visits. Standing proud at 100 feet, our tree is amongst the largest in the country, and it comes to life each night with 15,000 lights and more than 10,000 festive ornaments!
3. CAROLERS AND TOY SOLIDERS AND GINGERBREAD MEN … OH MY!
Experience the holidays celebrated merry and right as only we can with the festive sounds of a brass band, drummer boys, and a cappella carolers, as well as entertainment from stilt walkers, gingerbread men, and toy soldiers. Don’t forget to grab a cup of hot cocoa, too!
4. SANTA’S HOUSE
A perennial favorite, Santa’s House at The Americana at Brand invites you and the family to share your Christmas wish list with Santa and take home a keepsake photo to treasure forever. Reservations are currently full, but walk-ups are welcome. For Santa’s House hours, click here.
5. SANTA SATURDAY
On December 15, reserve your spot for a VIP photo op at Santa’s House, followed by a deliciously festive holiday brunch at Trattoria Amici, featuring Italian cuisine and bottomless mimosas. Guests will enjoy a visit from Santa, holiday goodie bags, and more. Tickets are $36 for adults; $17 for children ages 11 and under. Click here to reserve your spot.
6. ALL-NEW GIFT BOXES
Wrap your purchases with love in our all-new premium Gift Boxes, available for purchase at Caruso Concierge in two ready-to-gift sizes. Each comes with a card & envelope, tissue paper, and your choice of a red or silver ribbon.
7. FESTIVE FLAVORS
Head into all your favorite dining destinations for that special taste of the holidays that comes but once a year. Currently topping our list? Ladurée’s new holiday collection, featuring Scandinavian-inspired treats, from canapes to biscuits, and more indulgent favorites. Fall in love with new macaron flavors: Rice Pudding and Raspberry, Sea Buckthorn, and ‘Brown Cheese’ (a lightly caramelized Scandinavian treat).
8. & 9. TWO PERFECT-FOR-GIFTING POP-UPS
One for you: Visit the Good American pop-up (across from J.Crew) for Khloe Kardashian’s luxury denim, bodysuits, and activewear designed in a full range of sizes.
… And one for the little ones: Stop by the Cubcoats pop-up (across from Sephora) for cuddly stuffed animals that easily transform into comfy hoodies.
10. EXTENDED HOURS
We know you have some serious shopping and dining to do between now and Christmas Day. That’s why we’re opening early and staying open late. To see our special holiday hours, click here.