Everything You Need to Know About Hospitality Night

The night that Laguna Beach comes together to ring in the holiday season in the downtown village.

Each year the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce and the City of Laguna Beach co-sponsor one of the biggest street parties of the year, Hospitality Night. Mark your calendar for Friday, December 6 from 5pm-10pm. Festivities will begin with entertainment at the PEPPERTREE PARKING LOT and the arrival of Santa Claus to light the Christmas Tree at 6:10pm. Local merchants, non-profit organizations and the Laguna Beach Chamber will provide myriad activities around the downtown area which will include live musical entertainment, a community sing-along, hot chocolate, tamale sales, and more.

Hospitality Night Laguna Beach

Photo by MARY HURLBUT

Need to Know

When: Friday, December 6th, 5pm-10pm
Where: Downtown Laguna Beach, Forest Avenue. The festivities will begin at Peppertree Lot

Laguna Beach Hospitality Night
Photo by Laguna Beach Indy

The Low Down: 

  • 3:30pm Downtown street closures begin*
  • 4:00 - 11:00pm Free trolley service
  • 5:15-6:00pm - Thurston Middle School Band playing in the Pepper Tree Lot
  • 5:30-6:00pm - Elementary School Choir performs in front of Santa's Hut
  • 5:30pm - Kid's Activities begin in the Pepper Tree Lot
  • 6:10pm - Santa and Mayor arrive on Ocean Avenue
  • 6:10-6:15pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • 6:15-7:00pm - LBHS Brazz Quartet performs on the Pepper Tree Stage
  • 6:20pm - Community Concert Band performs on Beach Street
  • 6:50pm - Anneliese School performs on Main Stage on Forest Ave
  • 7:30pm - The Farm performs on Main Stage on Forest Ave
  • 10:00pm - End of Event
  • 10:45pm - All Road Closures are opened

PARKING:

To accommodate pedestrian traffic in the downtown area, portions of Forest Avenue, Beach Street, 3rd Street and the Peppertree parking lot will be closed to vehicular traffic prior to and during the event. Free public parking will be available at the City's Forest/Laguna Canyon (lot #11), Lumberyard (Lot 12) and Community and Susi Q Center (Lot 13) parking lots. Street closures will begin at 3:30pm.

FREE TROLLEY SERVICE:

The trolley will be running 4:00pm - 11:00pm. 

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