2022 Manhattan Beach Pier Lighting and Holiday Open House

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Enjoy an evening of holiday music, shopping and dining all at one great location, Downtown Manhattan Beach.

2021 Pier Lighting and Holiday Open House
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Shopping, dining, and holiday music are all available in one wonderful place at Downtown Manhattan Beach.

The Christmas season in Manhattan Beach officially begins with the annual Pier Lighting and Holiday Open House. Additionally, it is an opportunity for the restaurants, shops, and other local businesses in downtown Manhattan Beach to express their gratitude to the community and their patrons for their support throughout the year. This holiday season, downtown shops will be open until 9:00 p.m. and are certain to have some interesting presents and deals to offer. To whet your appetite for an evening of delicious food, the restaurants will serve samples of their original menus. Bring the kids along, and don’t forget the shopping list!

Holiday Lighting
The City of Manhattan Beach and the Downtown Business and Professional Association will light the streets for the holidays with snowflake lights and lighted street banners in addition to the live entertainment throughout downtown Manhattan Beach.


Schedule of Events (subject to change)

Pier Lighting Schedule (brought to you by the Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department)

6:00 PM Entertainment
6:30 PM Entertainment
7:00 PM Mayor Hildy Stern flips the switch that lights the Pier

Holiday Open House Schedule (Brought to you by the Downtown Business and Professional Association)

Metlox Fountain Plaza (13th Street and Morningside Drive)
5:00 PM to
9:00 PM
Santa Sleigh Family Pictures (Ralf’s Photography), Treats, Face Painting, Jack Tracy Ukulele, and balloon artist
Metlox Plaza Entertainment
6:30 PM to
9:00 PM
Strolling Dickens-style Carolers by Harmony Carolers and A Holiday Affair, Michael Holmes on guitar
Manhattan Avenue
6:00 PM to
9:00 PM
Live Reindeer in front of {pages} a bookstore, Dietz Brothers Band at 10th street, Hyperion Outfall Serenaders at Chase Bank (Manhattan Beach Boulevard), Bubblemania
Highland Avenue
6:00 PM to
9:00 PM
Danger Dogs (bacon wrapped street-style hot dogs) at MB Watch Repair on 13th Street, Matt Jazz on saxophone at 12th Street
6:00 PM to
7:30 PM
Strolling Carolers
Manhattan Beach Boulevard
6:30 PM to
8:30 PM
Strolling Carolers

Please be note the street closures that will occur the day of the event.

2021 Manhattan Beach Pier Lighting

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Nov 16 2022


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Manhattan Beach Pier
2 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA, 90026, United States

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