December 2, 2022
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.
Friday, December 2, 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.
Schedule of Events
- 3:30pm Downtown street closures begin*
- 4:00pm - 11:00pm Free trolley service
- 5:15pm - 5:45pm Elementary school choirs performs
- 5:00pm - 5:30pm Thurston Middle School Band performs in the Peppertree Lot
- 5:00pm - 7:00pm Enjoy holiday crafts and activities in the Peppertree Lot
- 5:30pm - 5:55pm Ukulele Band performs in the Peppertree Lot
- 6:15pm - 7:00pm Community Concert Band performs
- 6:00pm - 6:10pm Community sing along in Peppertree Lot
- 6:10pm Santa Claus arrives at the Peppertree Lot to light the tree
- 6:30pm - 9:30pm Santa Claus arrives at his stage deck to listen to children's Christmas wishes
- 6:45pm - 10:00pm Business open houses and live music on stage at the Coast Highway end of Forest Avenue
*Lower Forest Avenue will be filled with entertainment and merchant open houses. Street closures in the downtown area will begin at 3:30pm 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.