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Orange County Holiday Events

Brian Sperry

CalRE # 01478815Specializing in Orange County coastal home sales, Brian Sperry is esteemed by clients and colleagues alike for his innovative marketin...

CalRE # 01478815Specializing in Orange County coastal home sales, Brian Sperry is esteemed by clients and colleagues alike for his innovative marketin...

Nov 28 4 minutes read

Kick off the Holiday season by participating in Orange County’s most popular Holiday events. From ice skating near the beach to a parade of lights. Soak up the season and enjoy the many magical, winter wonderland extravaganzas.

1. Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Proudly Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce


Watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 114th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The parade will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. each night. Parade participants will start from the east end of Lido Island following the celebrated route, with the first public viewing destination at the 10.5-acre Marina Park. The community park offers 177 parking spaces, nautical-themed playground, picnic area and sailing center, and is also the largest public viewing area along the parade route, creating an optimal location to gather and enjoy the festivities.

2. Seal Beach Christmas Parade 

The parade is produced by the Seal Beach Lions Foundation


The 44th annual Seal Beach Christmas Parade will usher in the holidays on Friday, December 2nd, 2022 at 7pm.  The parade
will run from the Seal Beach pier to PCH along Main Street. The theme is "Christmas Under the Sea" and the Presenting Sponsor is Fresh Cut Creative.  

3. Dana Point Harbor Annual Boat Parade 

Dana Point Harbor


The 47th Annual Boat Parade of Lights, “Surfin’ USA,” returning this December! Decorate your boats for the chance to win up to $10,000 in cash prizes across several award categories. Locals and visitors alike can look forward to lighting installations such as the giant whale sculpture and the “Merry Kiss Me” arch, along with holiday-themed photo opportunities, visits with Santa and more. 

4. Winter Fest OC

Orange County Fair & Event Center


Winter Fest OC transforms the OC Fair & Event Center into a winter wonderland with oversized holiday decor, more than a million lights, and endless opportunities for memory-making. Enjoy the magic of the holiday season with past Winter Fest OC favorites as well as all-new activities! Activities include; North Pole Journey, ice skating under the stars, 150 foot long ice tubing slide, snowboard simulator, carnival thrills, food and drinks, holiday market,  photo ops., and so much more!  


Paséa Hotel & Spa


Skate and chill where the sand meets the snow. The 3rd annual Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa returns this year November 25 - December 31 with oceanfront ice skating, reserved firepit experiences, theme nights, holiday cocktails and bites, group skate sessions, performances and more holiday delights.

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