This is part of the L.A. Times 2021 holiday Advent calendar. See all 31 things to do for the 31 days of December here.
Take a break. You deserve one. And why not a day trip? Tanaka Farms in Irvine is a Southern California destination around this time of year for ambiance and Christmas-tree shopping as well as its beloved and beautiful festival of lights known as Hikari, which roughly translates to “shine” in Japanese. This year, there are more than a million lights illuminating the grounds. Info: tanakafarms.com/hikari
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