🎄 The one with all the holiday markets

11/28 - 12/4: Chinatown First Fridays, a tennis weekender, & Parachute's Holiday Village



Looking for holiday shopping, delicious food and beverage, seasonal activities for the whole family and amazing photo opps? Lemme introduce you to the Parachute Holiday Village 🎄

Step into a magical winter wonderland, inspired by the charm of a European holiday market (but with better weather).

If you don’t know, Parachute creates comfort in your world with thoughtfully designed, premium quality, responsibly made essentials.

Parachute is bringing together over 40 of your favorite brands popping up in miniature shops offering retail, wreath making, hot toddies, kids custom coloring books and bedtime stories, music and wood-fired pizza from La Morra.

So stumble upon their ski chalet for an après shop cocktail and cozy up under the twinkling lights to roast marshmallows. With plenty of photo moments, a kids play area and bespoke gift wrapping and embroidery – it’s the perfect place to make your holiday dreams come true.

Oh, did we mention there will be snow? ❄️

👋 OH HEY 👋

Mads here! You might still be stuffed from Thanksgiving, but I’ve got more food for you to eat. I recently went on this street taco crawl in East LA, and I don’t care if you’re new to the city or have lived here your whole life, you gotta experience this 🌮

We went to places like Tacos El Toro, Tacos Don Cuco, Tacos Árabes De Puebla, Tacos San Juditas, and more. If you’re looking for real deal tacos in LA, get a group together and make a night out of it.

Oh, and did you hear…OUR APP IS NOW IN THE APP STORE! Can’t wait to follow all of you on Camber 📲 We’ve been slowly releasing it out, so expect exciting updates soon.

If you have any questions or run into issues, email [email protected]. Thanks for your patience here!

Okay, now on to the coolest things to do in LA this week.


The coolest events happening in Los Angeles this week.

Santa Monica, Thursday 12/7 🎲

We know you’ve missed Rummikub Club, and it’s because we’ve been planning a HUGE holiday tournament for you with the makers of Rummikub themselves, Goliath Games!

We’ll be playing at The Motoring Club, and there will be free Heavy Handed & beverages. Oh, and we’re making custom, limited-edition Rummikub Club totes, so you’ll wanna be there to grab one. RSVP here!

Venice, Saturday 12/9 🚶

We’re walking again - this time with our friends at GIMME Beauty!

We'll walk in Venice, and then enjoy a holiday shop from GIMME and coffees at Little Lunch ☕

First 50 people to arrive will receive a FREE Wireless Hot Tool ($250 value)!

We’ll also be handing out GIMME goodie bags filled with: hair bands, travel brush, claw clip, and more!!! (while supplies last) 🎁 RSVP here!

  • All over, all week 🎁 Still need to buy gifts? Here’s part 1 & part 2 of my favorite places to shop for gifts in Los Angeles.

  • DTLA, Tuesday 11/28 🎵 Unwind with Ambient Hours at Shiloh Teahouse. It’ll be an introspective evening filled with airy woodwind soundscapes.

  • West Hollywood, Tuesday 11/28 🍷 This is so sweet: Jones Hollywood cannot be open this holiday season due to damages caused by a car crashing directly into their storefront last week. So their neighbor, Employees Only, will be transforming into Jones for the evening with red wine, martinis, and an ode to the classic Jones menu. Love this!

  • Culver City, Wednesday 11/29 😆 Comedy show in a bookstore? Yes, please.

  • Venice, Wednesday 11/29 👯‍♀️ It’s girls night at Little Lunch on Wednesday! In partnership with ÖUGIE, it’ll be a night of wine tasting, meeting new friends, and permanent jewelry.

  • Altadena, Wednesday 11/29Side Pie’s back patio is open again! Also, they’re starting coffee service on Wednesday. Serving up Collage Coffee!

  • Silver Lake, Thursday 11/30 🦃 Thanksgiving isn’t over! KAMP is putting on this natty wine Friendsgiving on Thursday evening.

  • Venice, Thursday 11/30 🤠 Country Night is back! And this time, it’s their holiday party starting out at Waterfront for happy hour followed by Winston House. You don’t wanna miss this.

  • Chinatown, Friday 12/1 🛍️ Chinatown First Fridays is back! Expect music & vendors in Chung King Plaza.

  • Mid-city, Friday 12/1 - Sunday 12/3 🎁 Lulu & Georgia is popping up at Neighborhood on La Brea for a special holiday shopping event. Shop fresh greenery and holiday decor. Follow them for more info!

  • Borrego Springs, Friday 12/1 - Sunday 12/3 🎾 Looking for a getaway from LA this weekend? The cool kids tennis center (and one of my favorite places in the world), The Courts, is hosting a weekend of tennis and the great outdoors with Palmes. Expect to hit the court and meet new friends. This is the perfect weekend to check out The Courts if you haven’t been yet.

  • DTLA, Saturday 12/2 🎵 If you're into lo-fi music and meeting people you'd actually hang out with, this is for you.

  • Silver Lake, Saturday 12/2 ☕ There’s this coffee illustrations workshop at The Ruby Fruit on Saturday. Coffee provided by queer woman owned (and friend of Camber) Couplet Coffee.

  • Chinatown, Saturday 12/2 💌 Postal Service for the Dead is an ongoing, collective project where people send letters to anyone in their life who has died. They’re having a 1st birthday celebration on Saturday, and they welcome you to celebrate life, grief, and community.

  • Anaheim, Saturday 12/2 🛍️ The Things Between Holiday Market is happening at Thank You Coffee in Anaheim on Saturday!

  • Pasadena, Saturday 12/2 🌲 Build your own winter wreath at tac-tile mountain on Saturday. There will be hors d’oeuvres, refreshments & holiday music!

  • Silver Lake, Saturday 12/2 🎁 It’s the first ever Asian American Girl Club Holiday Market on Saturday. Embrace the holiday spirit and support AAPI woman-owned businesses.

  • Beverly Grove, Saturday 12/2 🌱 Spend your Saturday at Rolling Greens with this guided Holiday Swag Mini Workshop.

  • Atwater Village, Saturday 12/2 🎨 The Entertainment Workers Arts and Crafts Fair is happening on Saturday!

  • Elysian Park, Saturday 12/2 🌳 Every first Saturday of the month, this happens in Elysian Park.

  • Chinatown, Saturday 12/2 🍵 Steep LA is hosting a holiday market in the Mandarin Plaza on Saturday. Shop from over 30 local brands from tasty food, pastries, beverages, to home goods!

  • Silver Lake, Saturday 12/2 🎄 Usal Project is throwing a holiday block party on Saturday. My besties at LOVE HOUR and Good Boy Wine will be there.

  • North Hollywood, Saturday 12/2 🌿 Craft your winter wreath with native plants at this workshop on Saturday.

  • Mid-city, Saturday 12/2 🧘 Join By Way of US for a casual pilates & well-being workshop with Bala. The perfect way to kickoff the weekend.

  • Mission Junction, Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3 🛍️ One of my favorite boutiques in LA, Midland, is putting on a Midland Market on Saturday & Sunday. Shop quality products, wares, and optimal lifestyle goods.

  • Mid-city, Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3 🕯️ Craft Contemporary is putting on a festive shopping weekend with a curated selection of one-of-a-kind craft and design by LA-based makers. They’ll also have workshops like 3D paper snowflakes making, dipped-beeswax candle making, and sustainable wrapping.

  • Culver City, Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3 📖 Jordan Risa’s Seen Library Bookstand is back at Platform this weekend! Each curated book is wrapped in a creamy cover with clues on it so you can choose a book based on its content rather than its cover. The perfect gift! Make sure you let her know you’re coming here.

  • DTLA, Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3 🛍️ Shop small this holiday season at Unique Markets in DTLA! They’ll have 160 independent designers, artists, and brands there showcasing everything from clothing to jewelry, stationary items to beauty brands, and leather goods to gourmet chocolates.

  • Culver City, Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3 ❄️ The Parachute Holiday Village sounds like a dream: snow every hour, wreath making, hot toddies, and more. Some of my favorite brands will be there like APL, La Morra Pizzeria, Brightland, Avaline, Ritual, Hi-Lo, The GREAT, and more!

  • DTLA, Sunday 12/3 🍕 Join SNACKTIME for a storytelling event, experiential 4 course meal at De La Nonna, and open bar with my faves Anytime Spritz & Wonderwerk. Explore how the stories of our lives show up on our plates!

  • Reseda, Sunday 12/3 🌵 Are you a plant lover? Los Angeles Cactus and Succulent Society is having a holiday sale on Sunday.

  • DTLA, Sunday 12/3 🎥 Watch The Holiday at Rooftop Cinema Club at ROW DTLA on Sunday. “Legend has it, when Santa Anas blow, all bets are off, anything can happen.”

  • West Hollywood, Sunday 12/3 🏃 Another run club is in town: Soho House Run Club! It’s created by Soho House members, for everyone. They meet at Holloway House every Sunday.

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New openings, places you should know about, what I’m adding to my starting lineup, etc.

Top Left: Carla’s Fresh Market (📷 by @carlasfreshmarket), Top Right: Pantry (📷 by @madhappy), Bottom Left: Holly Jolly Bar (📷 by @level2losangeles), Bottom Right: Si! Mon (📷 by @si.monla)

  • Carla’s Fresh Market, Highland Park 🥬 You’ll actually enjoy doing your grocery shopping in here. Carla’s Fresh Market offers elevated pantry staples & curated gift boxes. I can’t wait to check it out!

  • Madhappy & Pantry, West Hollywood  Madhappy has opened a new flagship store in West Hollywood that looks beyond stunning. They also have this coffee shop inside called Pantry, which serves coffee, tea, pastries and ready-made goods in collaboration with Hotel Drugs, Courage Bagels, Gjusta, Jon & Vinny's, Beverly Hills Juice, and Awan. I’ll be visiting this week!

  • Holly Jolly Bar, West Hollywood 🎄 Looking for somewhere to be festive and drink holiday-themed cocktails? Holly Jolly Bar has popped up at EP & LP for the holiday season.

  • Si! Mon, Venice 🦪 I need to check out this place if only because it took over the old James Beach location. Check out Love & Loathing LA’s review of it.


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