Hospitality Night

December 1, 2023

Santa ringing a bell at Hospitality Night

A Street Party with Santa Claus

Every first Friday in December, Laguna Beach celebrates Hospitality Night. Happenings occur in the downtown Laguna Beach village, along Forest Avenue. 

When

Friday, December 1, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Downtown Driving and Parking

Street closures in the downtown area will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Portions of Forest Avenue, Ocean Avenue, Beach Street, and the Peppertree Parking Lot will be closed to vehicular traffic prior to and during the event.

Holiday Tree in Laguna Beach

2023 Hospitality Night schedule below:

4 p.m. — Downtown street closures begin.
Street closures in the downtown area will begin at 4:00pm on Friday. Portions of Forest Avenue, Beach Street, Mermaid, and the Pepper Tree Parking Lot will be closed to vehicular traffic prior to and during the event.
4 p.m. to 11 p.m. — Free trolley and neighborhood on-demand service.
5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Thurston Middle School Band performs in the Peppertree Lot.
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — Holiday crafts and activities in the Peppertree Lot.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Laguna Beach Presbyterian Art Market, La Playa Tamales, Homemade Cookies and Cider, Open Sanctuary, Dinner2Go, Prayer Candles and Caroling.
5:30 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. — Ukelele Band performs in the Peppertree Lot.
5:55 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. No Square Theater Performance in Peppertree Lot.
6:10 p.m. — Santa Claus arrives at the Peppertree Lot to light the tree.
6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — Laguna Community Concert and Jazz Band Performs.
6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. LBPAB perform on Fountain Plaza Stairs.
6:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. — Anneliese School performs on Main Stage on Forest Avenue.
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Santa Claus arrives at his Beach Hut to listen to children's Christmas wishes.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Salty Suites play live on main stage on Forest Avenue.
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Business open houses.