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Holiday Fun Continues this Weekend in Orange County

It’s the last weekend for all the major holiday events in Orange County. Don’t miss the last of 3 boat parades, Christmas at the zoo, 2 free holiday movies, a menorah lighting, and more!

  • The 55th Annual Huntington Harbour “Cruise of Lights” is 12/15-12/18 and 12/21-12/23. Take a boat cruise through the HB waterways and see thousands of lights on boats, decks, homes & more. Tickets required. Funds raised from ticket sales support youth programs in OC. http://ocevent.co/1O7g0FT
  • The 43rd Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • The Newport Beach Boat Parade is Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at 6:30pm. The best viewing spots around the bay are Balboa Funzone/Boardwalk, Peninsula Point Beach, the walkways on both sides of the Balboa Island Ferry crossing, and Lido Park. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gHhAVR
  • Watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”on Friday 12/15 in Lake Forest on the Sports Park Lawn. Movie starts at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jWioKU
  • Christmas at the OC Zoo is Saturday 12/16 from 10am-3pm in Orange. Watch as the zoo animals receive treat-filled gifts, Santa, storytime & more. Admission is $2 and parking is $5 per vehicle. http://bit.ly/2j5jp2Q
  • The Laguna Niguel Hanukkah Wonderland and Menorah Lighting is Sunday 12/17 from 5:30-7:30pm. Live entertainment, crafts, food, & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2zFIxn1
  • The Muckenthaler Cultural Center’s Annual Holiday Festival is Sunday 12/17 from 12pm-4pm in Fullerton. Live entertainment, arts & crafts fair, food, Santa & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Av1z3a
  • Watch “Miracle on 34th Street” on Sunday 12/17 at Mission Viejo City Hall. Movie starts at 2pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AivgnG
  • It’s a Wonderful Life is showing at the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach daily through 11/21. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2BmIVez
  • It’s the last weekend for the Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g

11 Fun Holiday Events this Weekend in Orange County

There are 11 fun holiday events happening this weekend in Orange County, including 2 parades, 2 boat parades, 2 tree lightings, a candlelight walk, holiday pet adoption event, and more!

  • WIN passes to an early screening of JUMANJI + plus over $1300 in gift cards: http://bit.ly/2BlDPzy
  • The Tustin Tree Lighting is Friday 12/8 at 6pm in the Tustin Library Courtyard. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itL1S8
  • The 5th Annual Buena Park Tree Lighting is Friday 12/8 at 6pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AKrXqi
  • The 32nd Annual Heritage Hill Candlelight Walk is Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from 5:30-8:30pm in Lake Forest. Enjoy live music, carolers, visits with Santa & more. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • The 43rd Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • The Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade is Saturday 12/19 at 10am on Crown Valley Parkway between Nueva Vista and Central Park Drive. Marching bands, floats, military members, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kggrw9
  • The Irvine Animal Care Center’s 10th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair is Sunday 12/10 from 10am-2pm. Over 600 animals will be available for adoption. Donation of $2 for admission. http://bit.ly/2zEPeGh
  • The 55th Annual Huntington Harbor Boat Parade is Saturday and Sunday night. Parade starts at 5:15pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gqBrM3
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Holiday Tiki Market is Saturday 12/9 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. Shop from over 50 Tiki vendors, enjoy live music & more. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 food/drink voucher. http://bit.ly/2nmxmhJ
  • The OC Brew HO HO Holiday Ale Festival is Saturday 12/9 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2ggS9ud
  • The Villa Park “Dry Land Boat Parade” is Sunday 12/10 from 4-9pm. Events begin in the town center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jyBy8A
  • The 28th Annual Yorba Linda Holiday on Main Street is Sunday 12/10 from 4-9pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2isuyhk

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
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