We are deep in the holiday spirit this week, with Hanukkah still going on and Christmas right around the corner. And the festive decor around LA isn’t the only thing that’s lit. Whether you are looking to dance ’til dawn or celebrate the season in style, you know Loop has a pulse on what’s going down.
From a holly jolly bar crawl on the west side to an epic models and bottles party in Hollywood, check out our carefully curated list of what’s happening on the L.A. nightlife scene the week of Dec. 11-17.
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Kenya Grace, the buzzed-about South African-born British singer, songwriter, and record producer takes the stage at El Rey Theatre this Tuesday. She is best known for her 2023 single “Strangers,” which reached number-one in the UK Singles Chart.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m.
Where: El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Get Tickets HERE
Calling all beautiful nightlife warriors. Warwick, Hollywood’s top spot for models and bottles is hosting the Scout Model Agency Holiday Party this Wednesday. Come dress to impress.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Warwick, 6507 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Table reservations HERE
Ain’t no party like a Bungalow holiday party! Head to The Bungalow Huntington Beach this Thursday for photos with Santa, speciality cocktails and sounds by DJ Excel.
When: Thursday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.
Where: The Bungalow Huntington Beach, 21058 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach
Make reservations HERE
After recovering from the Scout Model Agency Party two nights earlier, head back to Warwick this Friday for an epic Ugly Sweater Holiday, presented by Wicked Paradise. Be sure to dress festive as Savi, The Bontanist, Logan Cassidy and Aarborne will be behind the decks.
When: Friday, Dec. 15 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Insomniac, the world’s leading music festival and live events experience creator, and Emo Nite, the music & lifestyle brand that brings fans of emo, pop-punk and alternative music together, have announced that “GRAVE at The Torch,” the first official concert event of their recently announced creative partnership, will debut at The Torch at the LA Memorial Coliseum on Friday. The highly-anticipated event will fuse the sounds of electronic music with the melodies of the emo, pop-punk, and rock genres. The artist line up includes Said The Sky, State Champs, Nurko, We The Kings and more.
When: Friday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m.
Where: LA Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles
Get Free Tickets: HERE
The holidays are lit on the west side, literally. Get ready to dust off those antlers and Santa hats because the 15th anniversary of the SANTA Monica Pub Crawl is going down this Saturday. The jolly adventure will take over the streets of Santa Monica, uniting thousands of merry crawlers and dozens of the neighborhood’s finest bars and restaurants. A ticket includes free entry to dozens of Santa Monica’s best bars and restaurants on multiple routes, exclusive $6-$9 food and drink deals, one free drink, priority entry into the after party, prizes for best holiday spirit costume, Santa’s Scavenger Hunt and more.
The crawl is followed by Santa’s Official After Party at 1212 Santa Monica starting at 10 p.m. with DJ, food and drink specials, photo opps and more holiday fun.
And it’s all for a good cause. The mission raises funds for the Westside Food Bank, to ensure those in need have a nourishing holiday season.
Check back the routes below:
MAIN STREET ROUTE5-9 p.m. The Victorian *starting location6-9 p.m. Jameson’s Irish Pub7-10 p.m. Ashland Hill7-10 p.m. Nameless Santa Monica8-11 p.m. June Shine8-11 p.m. Library Alehouse9 p.m.-12 a.m. Tavern on Main
PROMENADE ROUTE5-9 p.m. 1212 Santa Monica *starting location6-9 p.m. Cabo Cantina6-9 p.m. Barney’s Beanery7-10 p.m. Britannia Pub8-11 p.m. Harvelle’s Santa Monica8-11 p.m. Lanea9 p.m.-12 a.m. Ye Old Kings Head
OCEAN ROUTE5-9 p.m. Sugar Palm at Viceroy Hotel *starting location6-9 p.m. Sol Agave Mexican7-10 p.m. The Backyard at Chez Jay8-11 p.m. Mon Ami6 p.m.-12 a.m. Joe’s Pizza9 p.m.-12 a.m. Santa Monica Whaler
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 5 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica
Get Tickets: HERE
Sentient Circle is back with another aesthetic experience through melodic, progressive, and minimal techno and house tunes. Their new West LA location welcomes partiers to dance both indoors and outdoors for a fully immersive experience. Beats by Audrie Minds, Christian Lanzner, Freddy Deep, Koochaap, Psybenny and SATI.
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 p.m.
Where: 11322 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025
Bust out the festive sweaters for a hip-hop holiday celebration at West Hollywood’s legendary Whisky A Go Go. Headline by DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia, the night will also include performances by Psyclo, Fonz of tha Mobb Fam, Munii Mu and Chef Sean.
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.
Where: Whisky A Go Go , 8901 W Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood
Get ready to dance. Presented by Dirty Epic and Synthetik Minds, the fifth edition of Techno Before Christmas welcomes Regal, Lee Ann Roberts and Zander PSR.
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 p.m.
Where: Location will be e-mailed to ticket holders two hours before the event starts.
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