Holiday Happenings in Orange County
From ice skating and visits with Santa to holidays performances, here’s our list of events and activities happening in Orange County this holiday season.
Roger’s Garden Christmas Boutique –Through December
Bring the spirit of Christmas into your home and welcome this joyful season.
Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art Festival –Through December 18
The Winter Fantasy offers the most unique holiday shopping in all of Southern California. Art media includes jewelry, clothing, fused and blown glass, ceramics, woodwork, forged metals, painting, photography, sculpture, clothing and textiles.
Chill at Queen Mary –Through January 8
The enchanting winter event for the entire family featuring ice tubing, ice skating, and holiday entertainment.
Holidays at Disneyland –Through January 8
The most wonderful time of the year returns to the Happiest Place on Earth with Holidays at the Disneyland Resort through January 8! The festive season will bring jolly new experiences plus returning festive favorites.
Crystal Cove Tree Lighting and Holiday Bazaar –December 5
Crystal Cove Alliance is hosting the 19th Annual Tree Lighting & Holiday Bazaar starting at 10am on Saturday, December 5. Santa will arrive in the Historic District of Crystal Cove State Park at 4pm and the tree lighting will take place at sunset. Enjoy authentic vintage décor and strolling carolers.
American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker –December 9-18
An irresistible Southern California tradition returns as American Ballet Theatre and Segerstrom Center for the Arts present Alexei Ratmansky’s sumptuous production of The Nutcracker.
20th Annual Balboa Island Holiday Home Tour –December 11
One of Orange County’s most loved Holiday Home Walking Tours returns this year with nine uniquely holiday decorated island homes and cottages. All are beautifully decorated for the holidays and will surely ignite the holiday spirit within all who participate in this annual event. Sunday, December 11th from 11am to 4pm.
108th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights –December 14-18
Join over a million viewers as you watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 108th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Fashion Island –December 28
The Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony will be on Wednesday, December 28 at 5:30PM with Rabbi Mintz.