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Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Holidays in Laguna Beach

Trade snowfall for waves and white beach foam and winter mittens for shorts and flip-flops. This winter make it a beach-y holiday in Laguna Beach.

Laguna Beach has plenty of holiday offerings, events, and restaurant specials in winter 2022.


Holiday Dining & Shopping 


Sawdust Winter Fantasy Festival

Trade the sand for snow at the Sawdust Winter Fantasy Festival this holiday season!

Shop handcrafted gifts of art, and experience the Sawdust during the holidays with three entertainment stages with live entertainment, photos with Santa, winter themed art classes, glassblowing and other demonstrations, a petting zoo, puppet shows, falling snow, carolers and more.

Weekends Only:

November: 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th  from 10am to 7pm
December: 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th & 18th from 10am to 7pm


Catch one of the holiday shows at the laguna playhouse

Click the images below to buy tickets to each show!

December 13 - 15, 2021
December 6 & 7, 2021
December 20 & 21, 2021

Hanukkah Events & Activities in Laguna Beach

Surfboard Menorah

The Surfboard Menorah will be on display in Main Beach for the duration of Hanukkah, November 28 - December 6, 2021.


Christmas Holiday Travel Tips

John Wayne Airport to Laguna Beach Transit

Holiday travel may look different this year, and airports across the country are implementing safe travel measures for what is traditionally a busy travel season. Passengers traveling through John Wayne Airport during the holiday season, can expect to experience a number of measures designed to keep Airport guests safe.


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