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Boat Parades and More this Weekend in Orange County, 12/16-12/18

Here’s some of the fun happening this weekend ,12/16-12/18:

  • Winter Fest kicks-off at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday 12/16 and runs through 1/1. Nightly fireworks, ice tubing, a snow play area, a light display with over two million twinkling lights, & more! Admission is required but OC residents can save on “City Days”…find out when your city can visit for 50% off: http://bit.ly/2hnwbcX
  • The 42nd Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1mdJSdH
  • 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 Sunday 12/18 at Mission Viejo City Hall. Movie starts at 2pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hMu5UX
  • The Muckenthaler Cultural Center’s Annual Holiday Festival is Sunday 12/18 from 12pm-4pm in Fullerton. Live entertainment, arts & crafts fair, food, Santa & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gPOVmp
  • The 54th Annual Huntington Harbour “Cruise of Lights” is 12/16-12/19 and 12/22-12/23. 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
  • It’s the final weekend for the Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g

Holiday Fun Happening in Orange County this Weekend, 12/9-12/11

There are some great things to do this weekend, 12/9-12/11, in Orange County. Which one will you pick? 

  • The Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade is Saturday 12/10 at 10am on Crown Valley Parkway between Nueva Vista and Crown Valley Park. Marching bands, floats, military members, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hctbhL
  • The 42nd Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1mdJSdH 
  • The 54th Annual Huntington Harbor Boat Parade is Saturday and Sunday night. Parade starts at 5:15pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gqBrM3
  • Christmas at the OC Zoo is Saturday 12/10 from 10am-3pm in Orange. Watch as the zoo animals receive treat-filled gifts, Santa, story time & more. Admission is $2 and parking is $5 per vehicle. http://bit.ly/2hlJD1J
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Holiday Tiki Market is Saturday 12/10 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/2gquJWg
  • The 31st Annual Heritage Hill Candlelight Walk is 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/2dnzmPt
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend 12/9-12/11 in Costa Mesa. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. Admission and parking required. Visit the website for a 2 for 1 coupon:  http://bit.ly/2br8EkT
  • The OC Brew HO HO Holiday Ale Festival is Saturday 12/10 from 12pm to 4pm at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2ggS9ud
  • The Anaheim Night Market is Saturday 12/10 from 6pm-10pm in the Packing District. Shopping, live music, FREE movie in the park “Elf” & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gqANhP
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/18 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g

This is THE Weekend for Holiday Events in Orange County!

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  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 from 12-7pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment, holiday movie & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gIrpa1
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx
  • The 35th annual and final Heritage Hill Victorian Christmas is Saturday 12/3 from 11am-3pm in Lake Forest. Live entertainment, candle dipping, card making, shopping, food & more. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2gNkFnN
  • Christmas at the Mission is Saturday 12/3 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/4 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2gnqI5y
  • The 22nd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1IvaJMj 
  • Balboa Village Christmas at the Beach is Saturday 12/3 from 2pm-6pm. Children’s activities, elementary school choir, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fK2bIY
  • The 20th Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-5:30pm. Carolers, hot cocoa, Santa, arts & crafts & more. FREE to attend but there is a fee to park. http://bit.ly/2fGZveZ
  • The Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach is having their  Artisans Marketplace Saturday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Shop eco-friendly, sustainable, arts and crafts. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2gZh4Ht
  • 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/2gqrizs
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-4pm at the Ehlers Event Center. Snow, Santa, games, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fPMStm
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/3 from 5pm-10pm. Activities are in 3 locations. Santa, sledding, cookie decorating, live entertainment, outdoor movie & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gDv06p
  • The Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 from 5pm-7pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fWlu07
  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 at the Recreation Center and Sports Park. Santa, live entertainment, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • The 22nd Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/4 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1OLWpyf
  • The Irvine Animal Care Center’s 10th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair is Sunday 12/4 from 10am-3pm. Over 600 animals will be available for adoption. Donation of $2 for admission. http://ocevent.co/1IKjZXv
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/18 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g

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