Holiday Happenings this weekend in San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel and San Juan Capistrano!

If you are in the Holiday spirit and looking for some holiday cheer for this weekend, here's some activities happening around our beautiful Orange County that we can enjoy These activities are in the towns of San Clemente, Laguna Niguel and Dana Point!

Friday December 6th:

  • Holiday Story Telling at the Ritz Carlton! Bring your children to enjoy holiday tales in the Jean-Michel Cousteau Ambassadors of the Environment Indoor Learning Center. A visit from Santa will be the highlight. Guests are requested to bring a book to donate to Miracles for Kids. Free event.

Where: Ritz Carlton Dana Point, from 5pm to 6pm.

  • Dana Point  Boat Parade! The Dana Point Boat Parade starts this Friday! Come watch by land or be part of the parade by getting a seat on one of Dana Wharf Whale Watch or Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari's boats!

Where: Harbor areas, from 5-8pm.

  • Holiday in the Harbor Open House : Join us to celebrate the holiday season. Santa will hear your Christmas wishes and is available for photos (bring your camera). The three areas of the Harbor, Dana Wharf Mariners Village and Mariner’s Alley will all host holiday activities geared to families and children. There are many fun activities planned, including photos with Santa, performances by various characters, holiday crafts, and people painting. Family friendly game booths for the kids along with Ponies and a Petting Zoo with clean and gentle animals for families to enjoy.  Activities start on the grass in front of Harpoon Henry’s at 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point Harbor (and Dana Point Harbor Drive). The parking and events are FREE!

Saturday December 7th:

  • Christmas Tree Lightning in Laguna Niguel! Music and entertaiment, childrens activities, photo booth, cookie decorating, balloon twisting and others! Santa Claus will of course be present. This is a free event, for all ages.

Where: Laguna Niguel City Hall. 30111 Crown Valley Pkwy, from 5pm to 7pm

  • Dana Point  Boat Parade! The Dana Point Boat Parade starts this Friday! Come watch by land or be part of the parade by getting a seat on one of Dana Wharf Whale Watch or Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari's boats!

Where: Harbor areas, from 5-8pm.

Sunday December 8th:

  • Santa's Village by the Sea presents Holly Jolly Hoopla! This is known as Christmas at the Casa. A beautiful event n San Clemente. Start your activities at the Community Center where there will be cookie decorating, visit with Santa, walk through the Candy Cane Factory and snack on popcorn while watching Polar Express. Light the tree with the mayor at 5:15pm, then head to Casa Romantica and enjoy the beautiful decorations, visit from Santa, Dickens carolers, hot cocoa and holiday exhibits.

Where: Community Center and Casa Romantica. Community Center activities start at 2pm, tree lightning is at 5pm, Casa Romantica from 5-7pm.

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