Shopping for the holidays can be extremely overwhelming. That is why we created a holiday gift guide with ideas for everyone in your family. Avoid the hustle and bustle this holiday season and get everything you need in one place with ACEBSA!!!! Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide includes tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood to be one of the first to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, the L.A. Zoo to visit real reindeer, Knott's Merry Farm to experience snow and holiday cheer, and much more!
Don't forget that by purchasing your holiday gifts through ACEBSA in one transaction, you could be eligible to enter our holiday raffle to win great prizes! See here for more details.
1) Universal Studios Hollywood and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Who doesn't want to be one of the first to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, which opens April 7, 2016?! Give the gift that keeps on giving, a Universal Studios Annual Pass. This pass is only $138 through ACEBSA and valid for 182 days for all attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Transport into a world of magic and explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle. For the first time in the U.S. in 3-D, you can join along for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, a ride where you soar across the castle grounds with Harry Potter™ and his friends. Next, you can hop on Universal Studios Hollywood's first outdoor family-friendly coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff™. Last but not least, don't forget to stop by Ollivanders™ for your very own wand!
2) L.A. Zoo
The Los Angeles Zoo is a 133-acre zoo with over 1200 animals, including real reindeer this holiday season. Stop by their all-new Reindeer Village to say hello. Although you can visit them every day, there are exciting additional activities available on the weekends, which include ice carving demonstrations courtesy of Troubled Ice on (Saturdays), holiday songs from The Other Reindeer Carolers (Saturdays), magic and music with Swazzle’s Holiday Extravaganza Puppet Show (Sundays), USO-style song and dance performances by the popular Satin Dollz, make-your-own antler craft station, reindeer keeper talks, holiday presents for the animals, and photo opts with Santa. Enjoy a day with Ol' Saint Nicholas and his furry friends by purchasing tickets through ACEBSA for $16.00 for adults compared to $18 (regular price) and $11 for children compared to $13 (regular price). At night you can also stroll through an expanded area of the L.A. Zoo, which has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind light show. Tickets for L.A. Zoo Lights need to be purchased separately here from the admission ticket.
3) Knott’s Merry Farm
Snow in California? Yeah, right. Well, you better believe it! Knott's Merry Farm brings winter to you with snow in Ghost Town, in which the streets fill with glow, snow and holiday music when the sun sets. This winter Ghost Town has transformed into Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village with dozens of local artisans and artist demonstrations of chainsaw wood carving, pottery sculpting, and elegant glass blowing. Knott's Merry Farm features the must-see ice-skating show, Snoopy On Ice. In addition, there is live entertainment throughout the park. When the clock strikes 12 P.M., Santa flies in for pictures and family fun. Tickets are available through ACEBSA for $40.00 for adults compared to $72 (regular price) and $35 for children compared to $42 (regular price).
4) See’s Candies
See's Candies are the perfect stocking stuffers or treats for that special someone! ACEBSA has a variety of options available to satisfy every sweet tooth, including the Happy Holidays Box for $10.00, Sweet Stocking Box for $7.50, Christmas Peanut Brittle for $16.00, Assorted Lollipops for $15.00, Toffee-ettes (1lb) for $16.00, Nuts & Chews (1lb) for $16.00, Assorted Chocolates (1lb) for $16.00, and Awesome Nuts & Chews Bars for $8.50. Purchase in Suite 17.
5) Clippers & Lakers Tickets
NBA fans are some of the most die-hard fans out there. If you have NBA fans in your life, slam-dunk on your holiday gifts this year with tickets to see their favorite team play at the Staples Center. ACEBSA has a variety of ticket options available for upcoming Clippers and Lakers games, but they are selling out quickly! Hurry and purchase tickets today before they are all gone. Tickets to the following Clippers and Lakers games are available:
December 21- Clippers vs Thunder; 7:30 P.M.; $70.00 - $130.00
December 23 Lakers vs Thunder; 7:30 P.M.; $124.00
January 13- Clippers vs Heat; 7:30 P.M.; $65.00 - $115.00
January 18- Clippers vs Rockets; 7:30 P.M.; $70.00 - $130.00
January 29- Clippers vs Lakers; 7:30 P.M.; $165.00 - $245.00
January 31- Clippers vs Bulls; 12:30 P.M.; $120.00 - $165.00
February 18- Clippers vs Spurs; 7:30 P.M.; $110.00 - $175.00
February 20- Clippers vs Warriors; 5:30 P.M.; $200.00 - $300.00
March 2- Clippers vs Thunder; 7:30 P.M.; $95.00 - $160.00
March 10- Lakers vs Cavaliers; 7:30 P.M.; $206.00
March 11- Clippers vs Knicks; 7:30 P.M.; $70.00 - $130.00
March 13- Clippers vs Cavaliers; 12:30 P.M.; $200.00 - $225.00
March 24- Clippers vs Blazers; 7:30 P.M.; $55.00 - $100.00
April 5- Clippers vs Lakers; 7:30 P.M.; $95.00 - $160.00
April 6- Lakers vs Clippers; 7:30 P.M.; $124.00
April 10- Clippers vs Mavericks; 12:30 P.M.; $65.00 - $115.00
Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, especially during the holidays! Not only is the park decked out with lights, bells and whistles, it illuminates a 60-foot-tall Christmas tree daily at 5:00 P.M. In addition, the park features a Christmas Fantasy Parade, Jingle Cruise, "It's A Small World" Holiday, Haunted Mansion Holiday, Paint the Night Parade, Disneyland Forever Fireworks, and Santa Claus at Pooh’s Thotful Spot in Critter Country. Enjoy the magic that Disneyland has to offer this holiday!
7) Movie Tickets
Movie tickets make great stocking stuffers and presents! Some of the most anticipated movies of the season include Joy, The Hateful Eight, Christmas Eve, and Krampus. For only $25.50 through ACEBSA compared to $39.00, you can enjoy a movie for two with The AMC Movie Bundle, which includes two unrestricted tickets, two small drinks, and one small popcorn. We also have other options available, such as the REGAL Movie Pack, which includes two unrestricted tickets plus a $10.00 voucher at any concession stand for $26.50 through ACEBSA compared to $33.00.