December 3 – December 8, 2019
The event features themed, decorated trees, live entertainment, holiday boutique, opportunity drawing, children’s activities, food court and special ticketed events: Fashion Show $150 (12/3), Festival Gala $325 (12/6) and Lunch with Santa $20 (12/8).
The hospital invites seniors and those with special needs to view the trees in a relaxed environment free of charge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5. During those hours a Senior Marketplace will offer stocking stuffers mostly under $5.
Non-profit and community service group members are invited to the Festival at a special admission price of $2 in honor of their service on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 9 p.m. On this day, community service group members are asked to show their pride and wear apparel representing their organization.
On Saturday, Dec 7, the Torrance Fire and Police Department will be collecting unwrapped new toys at the tent for the Toys for Tots Drive. Anyone bringing a toy with a value of $5 or more will be given free admission between 2 to 6 p.m. Fire trucks and police vehicles will also be on hand for kids to climb on and sit inside.
The community is invited to have Lunch with Santa on Sunday, December 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where they can enjoy face painting, crafts, elves and photos with Santa (bring your own camera). Attendees also receive admission to the Holiday Festival tent. Lunch with Santa will take place at the Hoffman Health Conference Center. Admission is $20 and a reservation is required.
Proceeds from the event benefit construction of the Hunt Cancer Center, a two-story facility that will host all of Torrance Memorial’s existing cancer treatment services in one location, in addition to clinical research trials in partnership with Cedars-Sinai. Attendance during any of the public exhibit hours contributes to the event’s fundraising goals.
December 3 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
December 4 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
December 5 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
December 6 Closed to the public Closed to the public
December 7 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
December 8 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
December 4 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
December 5 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
General admission is $5. Children age 5 and under are free.
For additional information and ticket purchase, call 310-517-4606 or visit the website at https://www.torrancememorialfoundation.org/holiday-festival.
The Holiday Festival events take place in the parking lot at Medical Center Drive and Skypark Drive in Torrance.