Month: November 2017 (page 1 of 2)

This is THE Weekend for Holiday Events in Orange County!

This is THE weekend for holiday events in Orange County! Choose from 8 tree lighting ceremonies, watch the movie ELF at the beach, take a boat ride with Santa, enjoy a Christmas parade, shop at numerous craft fairs, and more!

  • The Seal Beach Christmas Parade is Friday 12/1 from 7-8:45pm on Main Street from Ocean Ave to PCH. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iufjUO
  • Laguna Beach Hospitality Night is Friday 12/1 from 5-10pm in downtown Laguna Beach. Live music, tree lighting, Santa, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AIPzvu
  • Merry Movie Night is Saturday 12/2 at Baby Beach in Dana Point. Watch the movie ELF and after the movie enjoy the ceremonial lighting of the Ocean Institutes’ tall ship, the Pilgrim. Activities start at 3pm and the movie starts at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • The 23rd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AirPO2
  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 4:30pm-8pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park. Santa, live entertainment, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • The Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 5pm-7pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AhMjX0
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/2 from 5pm-8pm. Activities are in 3 locations. Santa, sledding, cookie decorating, live entertainment, outdoor movie & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itj7pl
  • The San Juan Capistrano Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 in the Historic Town Center on El Camino Real. Tree lighting starts at 4:15. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2i2qoc6
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-4pm at the Ehlers Event Center. Snow, Santa, games, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fPMStm
  • Take a 20 minute harbor cruise with Santa on Saturday & Sunday from 10am-2pm at Dana Wharf in Dana Point. FREE but a donation is suggested. http://bit.ly/2BxyH8e
  • The 21st Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-5:30pm. Carolers, hot cocoa, Santa, arts & crafts, and more. FREE to attend but there is a fee to park. http://bit.ly/2zE5aZd
  • Christmas at the Mission is Saturday 12/2 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Balboa Village Christmas at the Beach is Saturday 12/2 from 3pm-6pm. Entertainment, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AiRiqr
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx
  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 12-5pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AmaUrG
  • The 23rd Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/3 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jyb2fI
  • Irvine Winter Wonderland is Sunday 12/3 from 3pm-7pm at the Civic Center. Games, crafts, music, food, Santa, & more. Tree lighting at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nfkUjw
  • The Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach is having their Artisans Marketplace Sunday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Shop eco-friendly, sustainable, arts and crafts. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2Airk6C
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2zET5TL
  • Balboa Bay Resort Tree Lighting is Sunday 12/3 from 6-7pm. Live music, a visit from Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2zSoO7Z FREE to attend.
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is all weekend in Buena Park at the Buena Park Downtown Mall. Shop for holiday themed craft items from vendors. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Attend a Full Moon Drum Circle Sunday 12/3 at Aliso Creek Beach in Laguna Beach from approximately 7pm-10pm. Dance by firelight or bring a drum and participate. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kUFBPk
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT

7 Events this Weekend to Kick-off the Holiday Season in Orange County

This weekend is the official kick-off to the holiday season in Orange County. There are 4 tree lighting events, a surfing Santa competition, art shows, and more!

  • Enter to win 2 tickets to Winter Fantasy at Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach—> bit.ly/2AL8KRp
  • The Fashion Island Tree Lighting ceremony is 11/17 Friday and 11/18 Saturday night from 6-6:30pm in Newport Beach. Live music, Santa, snowfall & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnImo
  • The Downtown Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (A.C.E.) Saturday 11/18 from 6-10pm on Center Street Promenade. Shopping, live music, food trucks & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kOhwHo
  • The Surfing Santa Competition is Saturday 11/18 and Sunday 11/19 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Surfing starts at 8am. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MHZPPD
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show starts Saturday 11/18 and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • The Outlets at San Clemente Tree Lighting is Saturday 11/18 from 4-6:30pm. Santa, photo booth, Christmas carolers & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fml14m
  • The Ritz Carlton Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House is Sunday 11/19 from 4-6pm  in Dana Point. Live music, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2go4UIz
  • Huntington Beach Miracle on Main St. is Sunday 11/19 from 2-7pm. Shopping, music, tree lighting & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnprX

Fun Things To Do this Weekend + 16 Veterans Day Events in Orange County

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in OC, plus 16 Veterans Day events…

  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday 11/9 through Saturday 11/11 at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. FREE parking Saturday ONLY. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Field of Valor is on display through 11/11. View 1776 ‘3×5’ American Flags on the fields of Handy Park in Orange. Viewing is FREE http://bit.ly/2zUzbV0
  • British International Spiritual Medium Gail Moffat is coming to Southern California with a stop in Laguna Niguel on 11/17 from 7pm-9pm. Gail will be giving readings to audience members. Event info: http://bit.ly/2iCxW53 Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2iDJAfV
  • Driftwood Music Festival is all weekend 11/11-11/12 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy country music, craft beer, bbq & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2i9Q7z3
  • The Uncork for Hope Foundation Presents the Uncork for a Cause Launch Party Sunday 11/12 from 1pm-5pm at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. This event will introduce a newly formed foundation with the mission of helping at-risk children. It is an opportunity to learn and support all while enjoying live entertainment, fine food and incredible wine.Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2j36QI5

Veterans Day Events:

Anaheim:

  • There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Anaheim Veterans Monument on Anaheim Blvd on 11/11 at 11am. http://bit.ly/2zkHhsD

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