Tell us about your unique holiday traditions

Shopper Kim Dang takes a selfie with Christmas tree at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa: That sounds like a great holiday tradition to us!
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Fill in the blank: It just wouldn’t be the holidays without ________________.

Technically, it’s still summer, but we’re already getting ready for the holidays, and we’re asking readers to share their unique holiday traditions.

We want to hear the details, and we want to see the photos. Email us at and we’ll include our favorites as part of our holiday coverage.

So tell us: Do you go all out on Halloween? Do you serve quirky family favorites at your Thanksgiving or Hanukkah tables? Does your family celebrate Christmas or ring in the New Year in a unique way?


We can’t wait to hear your answers!