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Hospitality Night

December 3, 2021

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 3, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Downtown Driving and Parking

The City will be hosting arts and crafts and holiday card writing to U.S. military personnel overseas in the lot until 8 p.m. 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

Schedule of Events

  • 3:30 p.m. Downtown street closures begin
  • 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Thurston Middle School Band performs in the Peppertree Lot 
  •  5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy arts and crafts, and activities in the Peppertree Lot 
  •  5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Laguna Presbyterian Church - cookies, tamales, art and more 
  •  5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Elementary school choirs performs at the Fountain Plaza across from Hobie 
  •  5:30 - 5:55 p.m. Ukulele Band performs on Peppertree Stage 
  •  6:00 - 6:10 p.m. Community sing along in Peppertree Lot led by Ava August, American Idol top 10 in 2021  
  •  6:10 p.m. Santa Claus arrives at the Peppertree Lot to light the tree 
  •  6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Community Concert Band performs at Peppertree Lot
  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Santa Claus arrives at his outdoor deck at The Promenade to listen to children's Christmas wishes 
  •  6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Ukulele Band at the Main Stage in The Promenade 
  •  7:00 - 7:15 p.m. Mar'y Line Dancing at the Main Stage in the Promenade 
  •  7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Family Style Band to perform at the Main Stage in The Promenade 
  •  6:45 - 10:00 p.m. Business open houses and live music on stage at the Coast Highway end of Forest Avenue 

    *The Promenade will be filled with entertainment and merchant open houses. Street closures in the downtown area will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Portions of Forest Avenue, Beach Street, and the Pepper Tree Parking Lot will be closed to vehicular traffic prior to and during the event. 

    *The City’s free trolley service along Coast Highway, as well as our new Laguna Beach Local on-demand service to Top of the World, Bluebird Canyon and Arch Beach Heights neighborhoods, will operate until midnight.