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The Holidays at The Huntington


Cupcakes topped with a Christmas tree

Holiday Treats
Dec. 1–31
Visit the 1919 café and the Red Car coffee shop for festive house-made holiday treats including cookies and cupcakes.


Three tiered platter of afternoon tea treats

Holiday Tea in the Rose Garden Tea Room
Through Jan. 2
The Rose Garden Tea Room is featuring a special holiday menu now through Jan. 2. Traditional afternoon tea fare is paired with classic holiday flavors. Enjoy sparkling wine or a signature cocktail with a festive trio of caviar blinis, roasted turkey and cranberry tea sandwiches, wine-poached pear and brie crostini, olive tapenade and pine nut pesto vol-au-vents, and more seasonal delights! Sweets include a mini pumpkin cupcake, orange-cardamom panna cotta, and a mini apple pie with crumble topping. Reserve


Gifts & Shopping

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the Huntington Store
Thousands of whimsical and unique gifts for everyone on your list! The store features a specially curated selection of seasonal gifts and books, apparel, toys, and home decor relating to The Huntington's library, art, and botanical collections. Drop by and find something extraordinary.


Afternoon tea set

A Day at The Huntington + Tea for Two in the Rose Garden Tea Room Gift Set
The perfect gift for tea lovers. Give the gift of a tea party! Gift includes two Huntington admission day passes, a gift certificate for tea for two in the Rose Garden Tea Room, and a 2-oz. tin of our signature Huntington Blend Tea.



holiday membership offers

Holiday Membership Offers 
•  Gift membership - the perfect gift!  
•  Join today at the Contributor level or above and enjoy a special limited time offer—a free Gift Membership at the Sustaining level to give away. Hurry—offer ends on Dec. 31, 2019. 
•  Discover two more benefits of being a Member, just in time for holiday giving—upgrade your Membership at a discounted price by Jan. 13, 2020, AND receive a free Gift Membership at the Sustaining level to give away.


Red and yellow aloe in the Desert Garden

Gift Admission 
Treat someone to a day at The Huntington! Gift tickets are available for purchase onsite or by phone at 626-405-2124, and shipped for free. Tickets are $29 each and valid on weekdays and weekends.


Member Events

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Members' Champagne & Shopping
Mon., Dec. 2, 6–9 p.m. - Affiliate Members and above
Tues., Dec. 3, 12–7:30 p.m. - All Members
Shop for distinctive gifts in the Huntington Store and at our Members-only artisans' boutique while sipping a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Not a  Member? Join now!


Santa with child

An Evening with Santa
Fri., Dec. 6, 4:30–8:30 p.m. - Supporting Members and above, and Society of Fellows
Members are invited to bring their camera and take a holiday photo with Santa Claus while strolling carolers add to the cheer. Not a  Member? Join now!



Holiday Music by Vox Feminae
Thurs., Dec. 12, 1–2 p.m. Free
Dressed in elaborate costumes and performing on period instruments, the vocal ensemble Vox Feminae sings sacred and secular holiday music from the Medieval and Renaissance eras. Rothenberg Hall.


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Museum Store Sunday
Sun., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Huntington Store is offering 10% discount on all purchases for Museum Store Sunday. Plus receive a complimentary coffee or hot cocoa from Red Car coffee shop with any purchase. Spend over $50 and receive a free Huntington ornament. 


Membership Offer

Purchase or renew a 2-year Membership online at any level and save 10%. Enter code: 2YEAR at checkout.