Press Release: November 16, 2023

Western Wonderland Makes its Way to the Autry Museum of the American West This Holiday Season

Western wonderland at the autry clipart

(November 16, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA)—Cue Gene Autry’s “Here Comes Santa Claus,” and come see the Autry Museum of the American West in all its holiday cheer! The Autry’s Western Wonderland is a series of holiday events for families and friends to celebrate the spirit of the season.

The Los Feliz Flea’s Holiday Market is coming to the Autry Museum of the American West on Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Holiday Market at the Autry has free admission and welcomes families, friends and pets to enjoy its holiday magic.

With over 200 vendors, the Holiday Market features a curated selection of vintage, antiques, collectibles and art for guests to find the perfect gift for loved ones this holiday season. While browsing the market, make sure to check out the live music, food trucks and full bar with festive drinks.

While at the Holiday Market on Nov. 26, stop by the Autry’s Plaza to enjoy the live Western Music Showcase performance with the International Western Music Association. With musical influences from jazz, bluegrass and blues, the Western Music Showcase brings some holiday spirit to the stories of the West.

On Dec. 2, 2023, the Autry Museum will host its Members’ Holiday Celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with live music, hot cocoa and a visit from Santa Claus. A tree-lighting ceremony in the Autry’s Plaza will be open to the public. Don’t forget to take a selfie with Santa’s stagecoach sleigh.

Join the Autry for one of its Winter Solstice Wreath-Making Workshops with the floral experts at Flower Duet to create a festive, winter solstice wreath for your home and holidays. The workshop is on Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. and noon with all materials included in the registration fee.

Drop into the Autry’s Family Play Space to contribute your own creation to the Western Wonderland Lego Village display on Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make sure to check out the Autry’s galleries and exhibitions as the ticket includes museum admission.

Blending the joys of shopping, entertainment and culture, the Autry’s Western Wonderland promises an unforgettable holiday experience for individuals, friends and families. Celebrate in the holiday cheer by reserving your tickets today.

For more information, please visit TheAutry.org/Events.

 

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Press Inquiries

Sarah Crispi 
Communications Specialist 
323.495.4266 
scrispi@theautry.org

Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
Map and Directions

Free parking for Autry visitors.


MUSEUM AND STORE HOURS
Tuesday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

DINING
Food Trucks are available on select days, contact us for details at 323.495.4252.
The cafe is temporarily closed until further notice.