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With Golf N' Stuff's "North Pole Fun Pack," the kids can enjoy two full hours unlimited use of: go-karts, bumper boats, Disk'O Thrill ride and kiddie train - every day in December!
Looking to add some fun and excitement to your holiday season? Celebrate Christmas with Pirates Dinner Adventure’s Christmas spectacular, Pirates Take Christmas. You, your family, and a little holiday magic can help ensure Santa defeats the pirates and saves the season. Join them to find out why Pirates Take Christmas has quickly become a Holiday tradition in Orange County! For discounted rates of $35 for adults and $25 for kids, mention code "KGHOLIDAY19"!
Kids can create a letter to Santa and drop it off at Macy's (or send it virtually online). For every letter received, Macy's will donate $1 to Make-a-Wish (up to $1 million dollars). Daily. Free.
The world premiere of Nerf Challenge opens at LA Live for a limited time! This live attraction will bring action and competitive fun, taking place in an epic 50,000 square foot space. Please note that some activities require participants be 8 or older while other activities require participants be 14 or older.
Since 1966, The Snoopy House features holiday scenes, music, and photo opps with Santa.
This presentation of the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem is portrayed with singing, dance, a candlelight procession on Olvera Street and a children's pinata breaking.
Holiday cruises are offered nightly on the nights of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
The Original Farmers Market is decked out in Yuletide finery to welcome the season. Celebrate the holidays with music, arts and crafts, variety shows, Dickensian carolers and more.
Enjoy prime water’s edge seating at the Newport Sea Base for this spectacular holiday tradition! Bring the whole family for activities and entertainment, sip on hot cocoa and delight in the dazzling show of holiday lights. Santa Clause will be present all five nights.
Enjoy the Laguna Ballet's performance of The Nucracker, performanced at Saddleback College McKinney Theatre.
Get into the spirit as you enjoy the Park adorned with holiday decorations, holiday-themed food, characters, photo opportunities, exclusive merchandise, and more!
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents the classic 1939 radio edition of A Christmas Carol.
The Nutcracker comes to life at the library! Don’t miss the chance to see this yearly performance of The Nutcracker, with its blend of dance, storytelling, action and comedy...with a twist!
December 13-14 and 20-21: Be enchanted at this Claremont tradition where the Garden glows with light for the holidays. Special holiday installations and music are in store! A food truck, bar, and bake sale will be available for purchase. Hot cider will be provided to all guests.
A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.
Experience the enchanted season of Christmas at Roger’s Gardens. Escape to an enchanted forest filled with sparkling toadstools, as the scent of pine lingers in the air...
Celebrate Christmas with a one-hour ride aboard a vintage train. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and a reenactment of the The Polar Express! Wear your pajamas and dress warmly.
Take a short train to Holiday Village (at Loose Caboose)! Santa will be onboard to visit everyone. Once there you can select a pre-cut Christmas Tree, purchase unique gifts & goodies, enjoy the new Winter Wonderland walk-thru ($3), Carousel Rides ($3), hop on the Holiday Jolly Jumpers ($3), take a Hayride ($3), visit craft vendors and see Santa's Workshop
Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.
The Long Beach Ballet will once again present its trade-mark flying sleigh, amazing pyrotechnics, magical theatrical effects, full symphony orchestra and guest appearances by world-class ballet stars. "Crammed with special effects, the familiar Long Beach Ballet version of "The Nutcracker" has nearly everything money can buy.
The perennial favorite returns for its eighth incarnation at Long Beach Playhouse. In this quick-paced, highly theatrical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future show Ebenezer Scrooge the poverty of his material wealth and the blessings that come with generosity.
Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of The Nutcracker. Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly production of the cherished holiday classic is perfect for all ages. Plus, enjoy a pre-show Nutcracker Tea Party!
The spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy holly jolly fun throughout the Resort with festive shows and décor. The whole family will feel the holiday spirit when they see the 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree trimmed with awesome LEGO ornaments as it sparkles each night with music and light.
The park is transformed into a winter wonderland with thousands of colorful lights, carolers performing classic yuletide favorites and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa and his helpers.
Embark on a wild quest with Tinker Bell, Wendy and Peter Pan as they set about on an exciting adventure to foil the pirates’ plot to kidnap Peter for Captain Hook’s Christmas present. This interactive family show is filled with big laughs, magic, dance, and music that will have you singing along with the cast to well-known contemporary songs, rooting for Peter and his friends, and booing Captain Hook!
Celebrate the holidays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, historic landmark and museum with 30 days of holiday fun from December 8 through January 6. Capistrano Lights brings together people of all faith traditions during the holiday season. The Mission grounds will be decked out in lights and the Front Courtyard features a huge 10-foot wreath, perfect for a holiday photo op. Join them for a nightly tree lighting in the Ruins of the Great Stone Church. Don’t miss out on…
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Enjoy a treasured holiday tradition with family and friends at southern California’s most spectacular production of The Nutcracker from critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet. Celebrating 25 years, Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker comes to life with this magnificent ballet comprised of beautiful sets, dazzling costumes, and more than 80 dancers on stage.
Joy is in Season at the Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Festival. Guests of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm, with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and The Christmas Carol.
The beloved American Classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza.
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa features more than five million brilliant lights, a decorated Christmas tree, appearances by Santa Claus and Dickensian Carolers singing cheerful holiday tunes, authentic horse-drawn carriages, live reindeer, and hundreds of characters dressed in 17th Century costumes to entertain crowds and evoke the spirit of the season.
Visit The Old Globe for Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas! A wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
This "tale as old as time" is filled with fun for the whole family; with spectacular music, costumes, sets and grand productions numbers. Be our guest and experience the magic of this timeless fairytale!
Follow Clara to Candyland with the traditional Christmas tale performed by Coast City Ballet at the Huntington Beach Historic Theater. Friday, 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 2 p.m.
Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater.
Board a classic cable-car trolley for a waterfront tour that will showcase the best light displays around Long Beach. The tour includes the famous floating Christmas trees of Alamitos Bay, and beautiful Naples Island, plus hot cocoa, sugar cookie, souvenir Santa hat, candy cane, holiday music and light narration.
Boat Parade with a "Rock and Roll Fantasy" theme will be held December 14-15. Cruise of Lights will take place nightly, December 17-23.
Ice tubing, massive snow play and slide area, outdoor ice rink, nightly Christmas tree lighting celebration with a parade, fireworks and snow flurries, a not-to-be-missed experience with Santa and his reindeer flying over the fairgrounds, plus a new light maze and wintery attractions, over 20 carnival rides, festive entertainment, seasonal eateries, visits with Santa and so much more.
‘Tis the season of giving! Join Pretend City as they give back and brighten up the holiday season with a toy drive for the children at CHOC. Plus, Imagination Playground returns; countdown to Christmas; celebrate Las Posadas, Winter Solstice, Hanukah, Kwanzaa and their annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown.
Celebrate the holidays with nationally known South Bay Ballet’s festive production of The Nutcracker. See top-notch dancers perform the holiday classic on Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
From the producers of American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, comes an updated version of the classic fairytale. Princess Snow White joins forces with the Seven Dwarfs to defeat her wicked Aunt the Queen. In the style of British Panto, audiences are encouraged to interact, booing the baddies and cheering for the hero.
Celebrate the spirit of the season as Clara takes a fragrant trip around a delectable world with her magical Nutcracker Prince.
Grand Park’s Winter Glow is an immersive nighttime art experience that will take over Grand Park in celebration of the holidays. k.
During Jungle Bells, the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a wild wonderland of twinkling lights, merry-making performances, and festive foods.
Ring in the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall! Join in song with hundreds of fellow revelers – plus a jazz combo, a choir, and the mighty pipe organ – for this joyous annual tradition. A jolly good time for the whole family! Children two and up may be admitted. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Wear your Santa hat and holiday costume to Orange County's best holiday run. It's stroller-friendly! Visit and photo opp with Santa and prizes for the best running Santa, best non-Santa holiday costume and best kids' holiday costume.
reat the whole family to this holiday tradition as the American Ballet Theatre returns its critically acclaimed production. Enjoy the sounds and movements of ballet and the enchantment of the holidays.
Recapture the spirit of an old-fashioned Christmas with this timeless Dickens classic and all of your favorite characters.