Events

November 11, 2019 - December 06, 2019

Spark of Love Toy Drive All Day

ABC7, Southern California Firefighters and Toys for Tots, along with Walmart, are celebrating the 27th year of the "Spark of Love Toy Drive!" Firefighters and Marines will be joining forces to collect and distribute toys for youth in need. The campaign collects new, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for underserved children and teens throughout the Southland.

November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019

2019 Weekend to Remember - La Jolla San Diego
Hyatt Regency La Jolla - La Jolla San Diego , CA
All Day

Register with your spouse for a marriage getaway! Listen to engaging talks from marriage experts, experience much needed alone time with your spouse and apply concepts you’ve heard. You’ll bring home powerful communication tools from the Bible―and meaningful memories that will last for years to come.

November 23, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy
935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651
All Day
800-877-1115

Don't miss the Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy featuring 180 artists and makers, 3 stages of live music, holiday-themed festival classes and ceramics, art demonstrations, daily visits with Santa, carolers, a petting zoo, marionette shows, falling snow, thousands of lights and decorations for your perfect festive photo ops, outdoor cafes and saloon, and so much more!

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019

The Chapel Store Parking Lot Sale
The Chapel Store Parking Lot - 3001 Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
All Day
714-540-2941

Come to the 5th Annual Chapel Store Parking Lot Sale! You’ll find a large selection of bibles, devotionals and gift items for Christmas with some priced up to eighty-percent off! There will be FREE bible imprinting all weekend and on Saturday only, there will be FREE GIFT BAGS for the first twenty-five shoppers! Also, enjoy FREE coffee, donuts, and popcorn while you shop.

Saturday Nov 23rd: 9am - 3pm

Sunday Nov 24th: 10am - 2pm

November 23, 2019

Surviving the Holidays
The Faith Cafe - Lighthouse Community Church - 301 Magnolia St. Costa Mesa, CA 92627
9:00am -
949-631-3010

If you are grieving a loved one this Holiday season, you are invited to join "Grief Share" and Lighthouse Community Church for a FREE seminar on how to help navigate through the holiday season while grieving. The seminar will include encouraging and helpful tips as well as support.  

November 28, 2019

6th Annual Turkey Trot OC 5K Run/Walk 8:00am -
714-247-4300

Start your Thanksgiving holiday by giving back to others! Join hundreds of other walkers and runners in an effort to help provide meals for the hungry and homeless of Orange County, hosted by Orange County Rescue Mission.

November 29, 2019 - December 23, 2019

Irvine Park Christmas Train
Irvine Regional Park - 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869
All Day

‘Tis the season for Irvine Park Railroad’s annual Christmas Train. Come with family and friends and take this enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park. Enjoy the colorful Christmas lights and decorations, as well as the magical “Tunnel of Lights.”

December 01, 2019

La Habra Tamale Festival
301 S Euclid St La Habra, CA 90631
9:00am - 6:00pm

You're invited to the City of La Habra's Tamale Festival. It's the largest tamale festival in Orange County with music and dance performances, contests, shopping, a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and lots of delicious tamales!

December 07, 2019

Celebrate Christmas! with Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey
Riverside Municipal Auditorium - 3485 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Celebrate Christmas with KWAVE artists Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey!  This concert will be sure to get you in the Christmas mood as we celebrate the advent of Jesus!

December 07, 2019

Winter in the Grove
Village Green Park - 12732 Main Street Garden Grove, CA 92843
3:00pm - 7:00pm

Come to Winter in the Grove where you can enjoy free seasonal refreshments, crafts, an exotic car show, holiday craft boutique, 12 real snow slides, and a tree lighting ceremony! Unlimited snow slide rides are $5. Food will be available for purchase. 

December 08, 2019

Living Nativity - Ladera Ranch
Ladera Ranch Town Green - 28801 Sienna Pkwy, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
5:30pm - 11:00pm

The Ladera Ranch Community and Hope Crossing Community Church invite you to bring your friends and family to hear the story of our dear Savior's birth. Featuring live animals, carolers, refreshments and kids Christmas crafts! 

December 08, 2019

What Christmas Means LIVE with Anthony Evans
Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa - 3800 South Fairview Street Santa Ana, CA 92704
7:00pm -
800-965-9324

Come celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with two time Billboard #1 recording artist, Anthony Evans! This amazing evening will include classics from Anthony’s Christmas album, “What Christmas Means” along with heartfelt worship from his Billboard #1 album, “Altared.” Get your tickets TODAY! Doors open at 6:30pm. 

December 09, 2019

23rd Annual Christmas Fantasia
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
8:00pm -
714-556-2787

Ring in the Christmas season with "Christmas Fantasia," Vanguard University's annual musical celebration of joy and hope! Enjoy beloved carols and masterpieces performed by Vanguard's nationally known vocal and instrumental ensembles in the elegance and acoustical perfection of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Buy your tickets TODAY!

December 13, 2019

Stuff a Bus - Spark of Love
Irvine Great Park - 8000 Great Park Boulevard Irvine, CA 92618
All Day
818-863-7220

You can also support the "Spark of Love" by attending "Stuff a Bus!" Bring your unwrapped toy to give away for a child in need this Christmas as KWAVE joins the Orange County toy collaborative.

December 18, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Marina Park - 1600 W Balboa Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92663
6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is one of the largest decorated boat parades in the country. Now in it's 111th year, enjoy watching hundreds of decorated ships of all sizes compete for top awards in over a half dozen categories. The Newport Beach Boat Parade is viewed by over 1.5 million people each season. Millions of holiday lights are a part of the Newport Beach Boat Parade and Ring Of Lights decorations making Newport Bay a "must see” for the holiday season.

December 19, 2019 - January 02, 2020

WinterFest OC
OC Fair & Event Center - 88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
12:00pm - 10:00pm

Visit Winterfest OC featuring ice tubing down a 9 lane, 150 foot mountain, massive snow play and slide area with separate areas for toddlers and kids with fresh snow blown in daily, ice skating on SoCal’s largest outdoor ice rink under the stars. Enjoy a nightly Christmas tree lighting celebration, fireworks and snow flurries. There's also an all new Alpine Village with a new light maze and new wintery attractions, over 20 carnival rides and attractions, festive entertainment, seasonal eateries, a New Year's Eve Celebration on December 31st and so much more.