Torrance Holiday Traditions

December 4, 2016

Torrance TraditionsThe Torrance Historical Society presents Torrance Holiday Traditions on Sunday, December 4 at 2 p.m. at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum.

Sleepy Hollow was not the only holiday tradition in Torrance. From the start, the City saw holiday celebrations as a way to bring people together.

Explore some of the old traditions that were popular from the roaring 20s, through the Great Depression, to the boom of the post war years. Learn about Santa’s Village on El Prado, the decorating of Old Torrance shops for the season and the community Christmas tree.

Reference Librarian and local historian, Michael George, combs the old records to see how folks celebrated the season back in the day.

Torrance Holiday Traditions is free to attend and open to the public. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited and will be available on a first come/first served basis. Light refreshments will be served.

For additional information, contact the Museum at 310.328.5392 or visit the website at

Torrance Historical Society & Museum is located at 1345 Post Avenue in Torrance.