Every winter, Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates the merriest of seasons as the park wondrously transforms into Knott’s Merry Farm, a Christmas celebration for all ages. Spend the most wonderful time of the year with your family at Knott’s Merry Farm enjoying thrilling attractions, live entertainment, a Christmas Crafts Village, festive food, lavish holiday decorations, and nightly snow in Ghost Town.
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620
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The Top Events Happening inOrange County...

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort - November 09, 2018 - January 06, 2019

Knott's Merry Farm - November 6, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Celebrating The True Spirit of Christmas... Each year Old World Village plays host to the International Celebration of Christmas, a celebration that brings together a diverse group of churches, singers & dancers for a celebration that highlights the true meaning of the holiday season. Admission is free.
Old World Village Festival Hall 
7561 Center Avenue #49 
Huntington Beach
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Robot Build & Race Event - December 15, 2018

Discovery CubePresents: Science of Gingerbread - December - January 6, 2019 

The boat parade will light up the harbor for five consecutive nights. The parade starts at Collins Island at 6:30 p.m. and will last approximately three and a half hours over 250 ships participate in the parade along with hundreds of water front estates. Providing the backdrop for the parade is the Ring of Lights waterfront home and business decorating competition. FREE for spectators. 
Newport Landing
309 Palm - Suite A, Newport Beach Ca 92661
Davey's Locker 
400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661
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Christmas and Nativity Play - December 16, 2018

Head into the world of the classic holiday desserts and learn how science plays an important role in the kitchen. Use heat, math, engineering and other important components in order to bake and create the confections everyone loves. Build a candy car out of holiday treats and then compete, sweet-to-sweet in the Gingerbread Derby, Santa Claus will make special appearances, and other fa, la, la activities are on the schedule.
Discovery Cube
2500 N. Main St. 
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Candelight Evenings at the Nixon Library - November 19, 2018-January 8, 2019

Christmas at the OC Zoo invites guests to watch the loveable resident animals open treat-filled gifts, and treats hidden inside of Christmas trees throughout the day. Children can join the holiday fun with seasonally inspired crafts. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with children and spreading holiday cheer, and the jolly fun continues with games and a photo station.
OC Zoo
(inside Irvine Regional Park)
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869
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Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade - December 19-23, 2018

Explore the sights, sounds and flavors of a holiday celebration inspired by diverse cultural festivities and traditions. From high-energy musical performances to mouthwatering recipes handed down for generations, Disney Festival of Holidays invites you to discover fascinating and festive cultural traditions. 
Dinseyland Parks
1313 Disneyland Dr

Anaheim, CA 92802
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Celebrate Christmas With The Animals Of The OC Zoo - December 15, 2018

Hark the Herald, Angels Sing . . . all across the Heartland! This fan-favorite, annual Christmas celebration will feature large displays of whistling miniature model trains and the annual Pat Nixon White House Gingerbread House. Enjoy a 20-foot tall Nixon White House Christmas tree — decked out in red, white and blue.
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum 
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
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Future Kids OC promotes accurate and effective science education for kids because everyone deserves to engage with the evidence. Family science event sponsored by Future Kids OC. Includes Robot Kits, tools, instructor, and a chance to race your finished robot at the end.
Laguna Niguel FKOC Science Lab​
Laguna Niguel, CA 
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