8 Events in California to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Celebrating the holidays in LA, SD or SF? Get your squad together and take a look at these nine events to satisfy everyone’s December dancing desires. Grab the candy canes and mistletoe and get ready to shake it with loved ones all night long!

Noise Revolt Holiday Party

Date: December 16th
Location: DTLA

Our friends at LA underground collective Noise Revolt definitely know how to throw a party, great example being their campground house music haven at LIB 2017! For the holidays they’re celebrating community by inviting us to a display of music, art, food, knowledge, and technology. Some of the offerings at this party include a vegan dinner with ticket purchase, live VR art, tea lounge, massage stations, live painting, educational workshops, handcrafted goods, and of course—delicious beats.

photo by Haley Busch Photography

DEEP House for the Holidays

Date: December 16th
Location: DTLA

Let some top notch deep house get you in the holiday spirit by checking out our friend Marques Wyatt’s festive event featuring special guest Miguel Migs! Along with all of the sonic goodness you’ll also have the chance to feel good and give back because they’ll be holding a toy drive for the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Bring a new, unwrapped toy or gift card and get $5 back from your pre-sale ticket or get $5 off your ticket at the door!

Xanadu Ugly Sweater Silent Disco Party

Date: December 16th
Location: Huntington Beach

Gather ’round the fire and cozy up with your loved ones at this ugly sweater party presented by Xanadu. Just $10 gets you a silent disco headset and admission into this intimate event that’s perfect for a group of friends to share. Get ready for lots of cheer and good vibes!

photo from J Brave‘s Facebook

Benevolence: Winter Solstice

Date: December 21st
Location: West LA

Looking for a conscious gathering to commemorate the holiday season? Look no further than Benevolence. With happenings like a cacao ceremony, acoustic and DJ sets, food and craft vendors, sound healing, visual performers, and art—this event is sure to be a soulful celebration filled with love and connection. Check out the lineup and grab your tickets!

photo by Dirk Wyse

HUSH on Ice – Sliding Thru the Decades

Date: December 21st
Location: San Francisco

Go back in time and on ice because HUSH Concerts is bringing the Bay Area a cheerful taste of the past with their upcoming event at the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center! With all the best sounds of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s on three channels this throwback function is a guaranteed good time for people of all ages. Come out and let’s get funky with the city this season!

photo by April Fool Photography

Dirtybird Quarterly: Tech the Halls

Date: December 22nd
Location: San Francisco

Our friends at Dirtybird are celebrating the holidays by tech-ing the halls at their quarterly SF event! With your favorite birds Walker & Royce, J.Phlip, Christian Martin, Worthy, and a secret special guest (Santa?) throwing down on the decks, this is definitely a must-attend event for the season! Tickets sold only at the door and capacity fills up quick, so get there early!

photo from Halcyon Facebook

The XMAS Party w/ Gene Farris @ Halcyon SF

Date: December 22nd
Location: San Francisco

Your favorite Bay Area techno club is even getting in the spirit with their XMAS Party featuring Gene Farris! His DBC West set this year was bumpin’ – give it a listen and if you like what you hear then come out and celebrate the holidays at one of SF’s favorite venues! Get readt to boogie on the dance floor all night long listening to sounds on one of the best sound systems in the city.

photo by Get Tiny Photography

XMAS Hearts

Date: December 22nd
Location: San Diego

Last but certainly not least, the Desert Hearts crew is taking over their hometown on Christmas Eve with their party-tech festivities at XMAS Hearts! If you’re looking to dance and lose yourself while Santa is squeezing down chimneys, then this event should definitely be your move. Catch Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Porkchop, and Marbs throw it down in honor of this winter season at Spin SD and get ready for some top-notch vibes.

Featured Image by Soodyod Photos