Christmas in Laguna Beach

If you are spending Christmas in Laguna Beach, here are a few events and dining options to make your Christmas extra special! The events listed below are subject to change.  Be sure to check out the holiday schedule of shows at The Laguna Playhouse. The free trolley will run from 11am-8pm on Sunday, December 24th, with no service scheduled for Monday, December 25th. 

December Holiday Events

Santa on Forest Avenue

Visit Santa on Forest Avenue

December 2 - December 24

Stop by Santa Claus's House daily from December 2 - December 24, 1pm-3pm. His quaint headquarters are located at 295 Forest Avenue, just outside of Tuvalu.

Newport Landing Boat Parade

Newport Landing Boat Parade Cruises

The 2017 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade has 75 minute cruises scheduled for 5:30pm, 7:15pm and 8:30pm on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Pancakes with Santa 2017

8th Annual Pancakes with Santa at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Saturday, December 16th: 8am-11am

Join The Ranch at Laguna Beach for a festive brunch in their Ballroom with hayrides from 9-10:30am, holiday music, ornament decorating, California snow, pictures with Santa and their third annual pie-eating contest! This year they'll have two age groups: 12 and under and 13 and older. The winner of each contest will get a two-night stay at the resort! Sign up with the host stand upon arrival. $40 for adults; $10 for kids 12 and under. Reservations required. Please call (949) 715-1376.

2017 Holiday Restaurant Hours 

Here is a list of restaurant hours and offers from 2017.  Please check back for updated details. 

Christmas Eve Dining

Christmas Day Dining 

  • C'est La Vie: Open 9am-8pm

  • Dolce Gelato: Open 10am-6pm

  • Greeter's Corner: Open 8am-5:30pm

  • Harvest Restaurant: Open from 11am-6pm. Celebrate the holiday with a buffet in the Ballroom or special set menu in Harvest Restaurant. $85 for adults, $40 for kids 12 and under. Reservations required. Please call (949) 715-1376 to reserve a table.

  • Las Brisas: Open 8am-8pm

  • The Loft at Montage: À la carte breakfast available from 6am-9am. À la carte brunch served from 9am-2pm. Four-course holiday tasting menu served from 3pm-9pm (Choice of appetizer, entrée, cheese and dessert). À la carte menu not offered in Dining room. Bistro Menu available in Bistro only 3:00pm-10:00pm. $125 per adult, $40 per child ages 4-12 yrs (Tax and gratuity not included.) For reservations, please call (949) 715-6420.

  • Masterpiece Holiday Celebration at Montage: 12 Station Holiday Buffet available from 11am-4pm. Enjoy live entertainment, a complimentary champagne toast, family photographs and take home gift. $140 per adult, $45 per child ages 4-12 yrs, under 4 are complimentary (Inclusive of gratuity but not tax.) Please call (949) 715-6420 for reservations. 

  • Okura Robata Grill & Sushi Bar: Open 4pm-9pm

  • Splashes Restaurant and Bar

  • Studio at MontageFive-course holiday tasting menu available from 4pm-9pm. À la carte menu also available. $170 per person, $255 with wine, $50 per child ages 4-12 yrs (Tax and gratuity not included.) Please call (949) 715-6420 for reservations.

CLOSED on Chistmas Day

For a sample dining list from 2016, please click here.
Check out the 2018 Official Laguna Beach Visitors Guide and start planning your trip today!

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