Your one stop shop for all events, workshops, lectures
and other fun happenings at Rancho Los Cerritos.

 Museum Public Hours:

 Wednesday - Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Phone: (562) 206-2040
Fax: (562)


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Overview of 2015 Events

Creation Station

First Saturdays from 1-4 PM
A free drop-in program of seasonally themed craft activities
Themes are: April 4 (Cool Blues), May 2 (Sunny Yellow), June 6 (Rainbow Surprise), Oct 3 (Outrageous Orange), Nov 7 (Brilliant Brown), and Dec 5 (Gorgeous Green).

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Holiday Tea

Tuesday, December 8
11:30 a.m.
At our annual Holiday Tea($35), you will experience Victorian-era Christmas celebrations and traditions, brought to life by our volunteer costumed docents. The tea includes scones, sandwiches and other treats, amidst the beautifully decorated 171 year old adobe home that is the centerpiece of Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site. Guests will enjoy seasonal music and may tour the home, showcasing many of the museum’s holiday-themed collections in lavishly decorated rooms.

The Holiday Tea takes place on Tuesday, December 8, at 11:30 a.m.. Seating is limited, so advance reservations are required. Call (562) 206-2040 to reserve a spot.
Price TBA

Old Time Christmas Festival

Sunday, December 13
1 - 7 PM
The festival begins with music, storytellers, crafts and activities, and even a visit from Santa, amidst the lavishly decorated adobe home. Once the sun goes down, the Rancho will be lit by candles and oil lamps, and costumed living history docents will share their memories of Victorian-era holidays at the Rancho.
Light refreshments will be served.
No reservations needed.
Admission is payable at the entrance.

Cocoa With Santa

Tuesday, December 15
4-5:30 PM
Saturday, December 19
11-12:30 PM
Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is being visited by a very special guest on Tuesday, December 15 at 4 p.m. and Saturday, December 19 at 11 a.m. Children are invited to have Cocoa With Santa. Kids will enjoy delicious cocoa and marshmallows, make holiday crafts, enjoy stories, tour the beautifully decorated 171 year old adobe house and learn how Victorian era kids celebrated the holidays. Parents are welcome to take photos.

Admission is $10 per person, which includes a photo with Santa. Seating is limited, so advance reservations are required. Call (562) 206-2040 to reserve a spot.
Reservations Required  


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