OCT 6 - DEC 31: Step into the sweet world of holiday delights at the Roger's Gardens' "Christmas Confections" boutique!
NOVEMBER - DECEMBER: Join the City of Long Beach for free family events at Lincoln Park. Weekly activities include Tuesday Walking Group, Wednesday Intro to Fitness with Park Equipment, Friday Play Date in the Park, and Friday Come & Dance. Game Night on November 28 and December 21. Movie Night on December 28.
NOVEMBER 18 - JANUARY 7: The Mission Inn's Festival of Lights is one of the nation's largest holiday light collections, voted "Best Public Lights Display" by USA Today.
NOVEMBER 24 - DECEMBER 31: The waveless bay will transform each evening into a winter wonderland featuring more than fifty lighted holiday decorations and Christmas trees.
DECEMBER 1-31, 2023: Experience Newport Harbor in full holiday décor aboard a decorated vessel on a 75-minute holiday lights cruise. View multi million dollar estates and vessels all decked out with thousands of lights.
DECEMBER 7-9, 2023: Tour the Ranch House decorated for a 1920s holiday party and listen to voices from its past. Enjoy light refreshments and music after your tour.
DECEMBER 8-10, 2023: Enjoy an evening stroll through the decorated grounds as well as live musical performances, holiday crafts for kids and a visit with Santa Claus!
SELECT DATES, DECEMBER 8-26: Guests can visit Ice at Santa Monica for Netflix Family Nights for complimentary skate sessions featuring family favorite films and shows.
DECEMBER 8-10, 2023: Enjoy the Boat Parade of lights at the Dana Point Harbor, there will be photo opportunities, visit with Santa and more!
DECEMBER 9: Join the City of Buena Park for entertainment, food, games, free raffles, snow slide, synthetic ice rink, petting zoo, plus a craft faire featuring over 100 artisans.
DECEMBER 9: Enjoy this free community event featuring: live holiday music, activity books, holiday photos, sponsor giveaways, and charity toy drive.
DECEMBER 9, 2023: The City of Lake Forest Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will have games, crafts, inflatables and many more family-friendly activities! Food, shopping, and a special appearance by Ole St. Nick!
DECEMBER 9: Be part of CMSC's Apollo Capsule annual lighting event! Listen to your favorite holiday tunes performed by TubaChristmas, followed by the lighting of the Apollo capsule and a STEM-filled holiday adventure with interactive activities for all ages.
DECEMBER 9, 2023: This special neighborhood tradition returns to its historic format this year.
DECEMBER 10: Enjoy a variety of live performances from local music acts and dance groups that celebrate holiday traditions from around the world.
DECEMBER 10: Join the celebration at 2nd & PCH with a live three-piece band, LED Robot performance and Chanukah crafts for kids. Hosted by Shul by the Shore.
DECEMBER 10, 2023: Tour the decorated adobe, meet costumed docents, and stroll the grounds listening to holiday music while sipping hot cider.
DECEMBER 13-17, 2023: Watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks, and canoes sail along the harbor. View the parade from over 50 locations including Marina Park and Balboa Village Fun Zone.
DECEMBER 15-22, 2023: Visit the Snoopy House for photos with Santa, train rides, performances and light displays. Special weekend activities included carolers, play areas, and sensory-friendly event.
DECEMBER 15: Parents, get your holiday shopping done and let the Community Services staff watch the kids (ages 6-14).
THIRD WEEKEND OF EVERY MONTH: The Orange County Model Engineers offer public ride days every third weekend of each month. To ride the trains, children must be able to walk and be at least 31" tall. A typical trip takes about 12 minutes and covers two loops of the park.
DECEMBER 16: Enjoy a festive music, crafts for the kids, face painting, and pictures with Santa in Anaheim Hills!
NOVEMBER 4 - JANUARY 27: Become a scribe and create your own papyrus scene inspired by illustrations in the Book of the Dead. Learn about the making and use of the scrolls and ancient Egyptian art and belief.
DECEMBER 16: Join the City of Long Beach for a joyful who-ville winter event with face painting, outdoor games, crafts, hot cocoa, Santa visit, and raffles.
DECEMBER 16: Support young entrepreneurs at this holiday pop-up market that features a variety of stalls where local children sell their unique and handmade goods!
DECEMBER 16, 2023: Twinkling lights decorate the boats that cruise the canals of Naples. Hundreds of homes and boats are festively decorated throughout the season.
THIRD SUNDAYS: Family ArtMaking Workshops provide free family-oriented art-making activities. Parents and children (5+) participate together to create an art project. Workshops are free and no sign-ups are required. Stop by anytime between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
DECEMBER 17: Celebrate the holiday season with free family-friendly activities, live music, food and drinks, art workshops for kids, and an arts and crafts sale.
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