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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

15 Great Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

There’s plenty to do this weekend in Orange County. It’s the 47th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival, Placentia Heritage Festival, He’e Nalu Aloha Festival in HB, OC Japan Fair in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach Art in the Park, OozeFest in Santa Ana and so much more!

  • The 10th Annual Haunt at Heritage Hill is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 from 6pm-10pm in Lake Forest. Scream zones, mazes, dancing & more. Ages 12 and up. Admission is $8. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • He’e Nalu Aloha Festival is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 at the Pier in Huntington Beach. Island Food, entertainment, shopping, luau & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2e0hKbs
  • OC Japan Fair starts Friday 10/13 and runs all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Food, entertainment, shopping & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2fDe6pF
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) starts Friday 10/13 and runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday through Saturday 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. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 10/14 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. Shop from 50 vendors while you enjoy live entertainment. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink/food voucher. http://bit.ly/2gwnw6O
  • Prehistoric OC is Saturday 10/14 at Ralph B. Clark Regional Park in Buena Park. Fossils, artifacts, demonstrations, storytelling, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wD4WUK
  • The 3rd Annual OozeFest is Saturday 10/14 in Santa Ana. Indulge in unlimited cheesy creations and beer. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xkdmjs
  • The 53rd Annual Heritage Festival and Parade is this Saturday 10/14 in Placentia. Craft fair, live entertainment, food, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wdeIrn
  • The 14th Annual Newport Beach Art in the Park is Saturday 10/14 from 10am-4pm at the Civic Center. Over 100 artists will be exhibiting their work. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2dNND7z
  • The 47th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival is all weekend at the Silverado Community Center. Live entertainment, food, contests, 1800’s period activities, petting zoo, Steampunk magic show and more. Admission is $5. http://ocevent.co/1LCTYzO
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend 10/13-10/15. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT
  • The 43rd Annual Fall Faire and Pumpkin Patch is Sunday 10/15 from 10am-3pm at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2e8XaJI
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours continue this weekend and run through November 2. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
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