Marina del Rey Boat Parade

Marina Del Rey

A traditional fireworks display kicks off the evening. Fireworks site is on the jetty near the entrance of the main channel.  All boats will begin circling the main channel of the Marina at 6:00 PM. Approximately 25,000 people view the Marina del Rey Boat Parade each year. Many enjoy the festivities from popular viewing spots like Fisherman’s Village or Burton Chace Park, while others enjoy the view of the parade from a water front restaurant, their balcony at home or from the comfort of their hotel room. The boat parade continues to be a favorite community event that kicks off...

51st Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

San Diego

2022 Theme:  FantaSEA The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 51st annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during 2 evenings on  December 11 and December 18, 2022. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme. The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights brings more than 100,000 San Diego residents and visitors to the shores of San Diego Bay each year. The procession...

Santa to the Sea

Downtown Oxnard CA, United States

Sign up for Santa to the Sea Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 2-Person Relay, a 5K run, or the 1K Kids Fun Run. The race starts at the Santa Clause statue and finishes at Channel Islands Harbor. You’ll run along the 101 free­way in Nye­land Acres, near Oxnard. Runners follow a flat and fast course, along the fra­grant straw­berry fields, through Downtown Oxnard and the Henry T. Oxnard Historic District dec­o­rated for the holidays, before heading to the beach.

2022 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 114th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. This year’s parade will be held Wednesday through Sunday, December 14-18, 2022 and is once again hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Cruise of Lights®

Huntington Beach

The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Cruise of Lights® offers narrated boat tours through the waterways of Huntington Harbour in Huntington Beach, California. In December both locals and visitors share the beauty of thousands of lights and animated displays on brightly decorated homes, docks, decks and boats.

An Irish Christmas

Lobero Theatre CA, United States

Experience a celebration of family and community, showcasing some of the great Irish holiday traditions. Enjoy all the holiday carols you know and love, plus a spectacular high-energy display of Irish dancing at its very best, featuring award-winning dancers from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, and Celtic Wings.

To Kill a Mockingbird

Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts CA, United States

The New York Times Critic’s Pick To Kill a Mockingbird is “the most successful American play in Broadway history. It has not played to a single empty seat” (60 Minutes). Rolling Stone gives it 5 stars, calling it “an emotionally shattering landmark production of an American classic,” and New York Magazine calls it “a real phenomenon. Majestic and incandescent, it’s filled with breath and nuance and soul.” With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird — “the greatest novel of all time” (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR).

2022 NYE Gala

Catalina Island CA, United States

The Gala is on! Ring in the new year with an elegant evening of dining and dancing at the 49th Annual New Year's Eve Gala Celebration, Saturday, December 31, 2022, in the world-famous Casino Ballroom on Catalina Island. Dress in your finest and step back in time to the ambiance of the Casino Ballroom’s stylish sophistication. Musical entertainment will be provided by The Perfect Event's Christien Anthony Band, featuring 9 incredible musicians, playing everything from Big Band music to contemporary & pop, to appeal to guests of all ages, along with DJ Izzy.

58th Annual Torchlight Parade

Big Bear

Snow Summit will host the 58th annual Torchlight Parade on December 31, 2022. Admission to the parade viewing area is FREE and open to all ages with a live DJ. Watch 200+ skiers and snowboarders light up the night as they make their way down the face of the mountain in the dark with torches to create a spellbinding spectacle of light before the (snow)ball drops. The event will begin around 7PM. Make it a full day party. On New Year's Eve, lifts will start spinning at 8:30AM. Bring the whole family and enjoy skiing/snowboarding, lessons, rentals, on-site dining, snow...

Co-Author Cocktail Series at The Manor Bar

Rosewood Miramar Beach

The Manor Bar, Rosewood Miramar Beach’s sophisticated retreat for handcrafted cocktails, is proud to present the Co-Author Cocktail Series featuring North America’s top bar talent. As The Manor Bar’s new cocktail menu celebrates women in literature, the guest series will feature some of the continent’s most esteemed female spirits professionals making appearances behind the bar, including Christina Veira of Bar Mordecai; Alba Huerta of Julep; and Julie Reiner of Clover Club.