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Holiday Events and More, This Weekend in Orange County

There are 14 fun events happening this weekend in Orange County, including 3 parades, 2 boat parades, 4 tree lightings, a candlelight walk, holiday pet adoption event, and more!

  • The Seal Beach Christmas Parade is Friday 12/7 from 7-8:45pm on Main Street from Ocean Ave to PCH. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iufjUO
  • The 44th Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 4:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • Laguna Beach Hospitality Night is Friday 12/7 from 5-10pm in downtown Laguna Beach. Live music, tree lighting, Santa, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AIPzvu
  • The Tustin Tree Lighting is Friday 12/7 at 6pm in the Tustin Library Courtyard. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itL1S8
  • The 6th Annual Buena Park Tree Lighting is Friday 12/7 at 6pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AKrXqi
  • The 33rd 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 24th Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/8 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AirPO2
  • 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
  • The 7th Annual OC Brew HO HO Holiday Ale Festival is Saturday 12/8 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2Umpid5
  • The 56th Annual Huntington Harbor Boat Parade is Saturday and Sunday night. Parade starts at 5:15pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gqBrM3
  • The Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade is Saturday 12/8 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/2Pn2SEP
  • The Fountain Valley Pho Festival is all weekend at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Cooking demos, best pho contest, live entertainment, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2L18dkF
  • The Irvine Animal Care Center’s 12th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair is Sunday 12/9 from 10am-2pm. Over 600 animals will be available for adoption. Donation of $2 for admission. http://bit.ly/2zEPeGh
  • The 21st Annual Villa Park “Dry Land Boat Parade” is Sunday 12/9 at 5pm. Events begin in the town center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jyBy8A

 

Fun Holiday Things To Do This Weekend In Orange County

This is THE weekend for holiday events in Orange County! Visit Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co. in Laguna Beach, enjoy 9 tree lighting ceremonies, take a boat ride with Santa, and so much more!

Weekend pick:

  • Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co., a pop-up tiki marketplace is Sunday 12/2 from 10am-4pm in Laguna Beach. Shop from over 60 tiki artists, makers, and vendors, enjoy live music, pineapple Dole Whips, as well as tiki drinks and food by Royal Hawaiian. Admission is $6 in advance or $8 at the door. http://Tikilandtrading.com

Saturday:

  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 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/2SkNElB
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/1 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 12/1 in the Historic Town Center on El Camino Real. Event starts at 4pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2K7YFGs
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/1 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/2QqWm4y
  • The 22nd Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/1 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 12/1 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx

Sunday:

  • Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co., a pop-up tiki marketplace is Sunday 12/2 from 10am-4pm in Laguna Beach. Shop from over 60 tiki artists, makers, and vendors, enjoy live music, pineapple Dole Whips, as well as tiki drinks and food by Royal Hawaiian. Admission is $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Tikilandtrading.com
  • Balboa Island Christmas Tree Lighting is Sunday 12/2 starts at 4pm. Entertainment, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2E4BMRT
  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 from 12-5:30pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Q7hz3Y
  • The 24th Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/2 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Q4JxNW
  • Irvine Winter Wonderland is Sunday 12/2 from 3pm-7pm at the Civic Center. Games, crafts, music, food, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KKKyon
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/2 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2zET5TL
  • 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 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

 

Fun Things To Do in Orange County during the first Weekend of Summer

It’s going to be a great weekend in OC. Enjoy the Doheny Surf Festival, Fountain Valley Summerfest, Corgi Beach Day, Movies in the Park, Concerts in the Park and so much more!

  • Fountain Valley Summerfest starts Thursday 6/21 and runs all weekend at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Rides, games, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/28ThPN0
  • Movie in the Park: Movie TBA Friday 6/22 at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Little Mermaid” Friday 6/22 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2saBcKw
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Peter Rabbit” Friday 6/22 at Brio Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2INymRU
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Stagecoach” Friday 6/22 at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2KVsg2O
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Paddington 2” Friday 6/22 at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Finding Nemo” Friday 6/22 at Ponderosa Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • It’s Christmas in June at Angels Stadium in Anaheim with a Trout Nutcracker giveaway before the game on Friday 6/22 and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” as a post-game movie on Saturday 6/23. Tickets required. http://atmlb.com/2tsR3Cl
  • Concert in the Park: Aeromyth (Aerosmith Tribute), Friday 6/22 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheatre in Laguna Niguel from 7-9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1VAC2JQ
  • Doheny Surf Festival is all weekend in Dana Point at Doheny State Beach. Surfing contest, Woody car show, vendor village, food, music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/296Oxcj
  • Born Free Vintage Chopper and Classic Motorcycle show is all weekend at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado. Music, vendors & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2sWMwvA
  • Summer Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 6/23 in Huntington Beach at the new location of Beach Blvd, and PCH (Tower 14/15). Join hundreds of Corgi dogs for a day of fun, activities, contests & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2yFzrLl
  • OC Pride Festival and Parade is Saturday 6/23 in Downtown Santa Ana. Parade begins at 10:30am. Live music, dancing, food trucks, beer, shopping & more. Parade viewing is free, festival requires a ticket. http://bit.ly/2tPyLLO
  • Concert in the Park: Reckless, Saturday 6/23 at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos from 6:30-8pm. Followed by the movie “The Lion King” at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Concert in the Park: 80s Flashback Tribute is Sunday 6/24 at the Sports Park in Lake Forest from 5:30-8:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2M8vQXU
  • Concert in the Park: Huntington Beach Concert Band, Sunday 6/24 at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Comedian Kevin Hart is at Five Point Amphitheatre in Irvine Saturday 6/23. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets required and still available. http://bit.ly/2Kc4bbd

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to 4th of July in Orange County with over 30 Independence Day events! http://bit.ly/2KacpAG
  • Check out our list of “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

 

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