Category: Christmas (page 2 of 5)

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

24 Things To Do This Father’s Day Weekend in Orange County

24 things to do this Father’s Day weekend in Orange County:

  • Concert in the Park: Wigs & Ties, Thursday 6/15 north of San Clemente Pier in San Clemente from 6pm to sunset. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rVbCuo
  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday night 6/16 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Jungle Book” Friday 6/16 at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Jungle Book” Friday 6/16 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pMfVYD
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Princess Bride” Friday 6/16 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Sing” Friday 6/16 at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qt60WJ
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Back to the Future” Friday 6/16 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • It’s Christmas in June at Angels Stadium in Anaheim with a Santa Rally Monkey giveaway before the game on Friday 6/16 and “Elf” as a post-game movie on Saturday 6/17. Tickets required. http://atmlb.com/2tsR3Cl
  • Surf City “Chili at the Beach” Chili Cook-off & Salsa Tasting is Saturday 6/17 in downtown Huntington Beach from 11am-4pm. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1N85akV
  • The 10th Annual Laguna Beach Fete de la Musique is Saturday 6/17 from 12-4pm. Enjoy musical performances that take place all around Laguna Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2t7ULBZ
  • Cook’s Corner Chili Cook-Off is Saturday 6/17 from 10am-4pm in Trabuco Canyon. Live music, shoot and holler contest & more. http://bit.ly/2s74oCD
  • The 53rd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition is Saturday 6/17 from 1-6pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center. View and shop from over 250 works of art. Live music, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rlOcuj
  • Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo is Saturday 6/17 from 10am-3pm in Orange. Characters, crafts, games & more. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2tsSMaQ
  • The 12th Annual International Surfing Day is Saturday 6/17 from 8am-1pm on the north side of the pier in Huntington Beach. Surf lessons, Sup demonstrations, yoga on the beach & more. http://bit.ly/2rmlhXl
  • The NSSA Interscholastic Surfing Championships are all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rwcSEG
  • Concert in the Park: The Answer (Classic Rock), Saturday 6/17at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2r6Zoh4
  • Concert in the Park: Salty Raisins and the Kelly Boy’z, Saturday 6/17 at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qsnWNK
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Sing” Saturday 6/17 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The LEGO Batman Movie” Saturday 6/17 at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Field of Dreams” Saturday 6/17 at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2rsQOHA
  • Crusin’ Brea Classic Car Show is Sunday 6/18 in Downtown Brea (Birch & Brea Blvd) from 10am-4pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1GvsHtA
  • The 10th Annual Balboa Bay Resort’s Father’s Day Car Show is Sunday 6/18 from 11am-3pm in Newport Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rwSGm0
  • Concert in the Park: Placentia Community Chorus, Sunday 6/18 at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rqn01q
  • Surfin’ Sundays is at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 6/18 from 11am-5:30pm.Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music and activities. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qkSO7u
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