Santa is coming to town! Join us for a day of holiday cheer and family fun in The Santee Alley. Santee Winter Wonderland is a FREE holiday community event with activities for the whole family. 

This year we will have:
  • Selfies with Santa
  • Face painting
  • Arts & crafts
  • Toy drive
  • Music
  • Food
  • & more!
The event will take place on 11th Street between Santee Street and Maple Avenue.  Santee Winter Wonderland is hosted in partnership with Council District 14.
We've created an ultimate guide to help provide the best gift ideas for everyone on your list. From fashion to flowers, the Fashion District can be the perfect place for holiday shopping!
1. Miss Lola has recently revamped and expanded from shoes to clothing. You can visit their store for walls and walls of women's shoes in the Santee Alley or shop online
2. For the special ladies in your life, any clothing from Los Angeles based designer Heidi Merrick will do the trick. Or maybe from Lovestitch? Hellen's Sample Shop
Whoever you're shopping for this holiday season the Fashion District has a gift for all. Click here for the full gift guide. 
The Santee Alley and surrounding retailers on Santee Street and Maple Avenue are expected to open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day. Retailers in other parts of the district are expected to have limited hours. See a  map of the area here .
Wholesale businesses are expected to close on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours may vary by business on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

The  LA Flower Markets will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day. The  California Flower Mall    will be open with limited hours on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. It will close on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

NOTE: All businesses in the Fashion District are independently owned and operated. For exact business hours, please contact the businesses directly.
La Tropezienne opened its second location on November 6th. You can find signature items like the La Tropezienne Classic, Macarons and Eclair Tropezien.
The new location is located at 757 S Main St. 
Neihule Salon opened a new location in DTLA with the talk of this location transforming into a full academy of beauty. Visit their website to see their full services here.
Neihule Salon + Academy is located at 305 E 8th St. 
Expanding from Long Beach, Cuernavaca's Grill opened its second location at 429 E 11th St. They are known for their authentic home made Mexican meals, ranging from tacos to mariscos and so much more. 

Other new businesses in the district include: Almighty (a streetwear and skate shop) and SALT art gallery
BONUS:  Join the LA Phil on Friday nights, starting at 6:30pm, and enjoy complimentary drinks and a unique view of the DTLA skyline from The Garden at Walt Disney Concert Hall.  Get $20 tickets to select shows or use code DTLA to get 20% off select seats.
For complete concert list, visit