Ring in the holiday season with the best block party of the year. The first Friday each December the City of Laguna Beach and the Chamber of Commerce jointly sponsor Hospitality Night. Sing carols, mingle with neighbors, and watch Santa light the tree.
Hospitality Night 2022 will be held on Friday, December 2, from approximately 5:00pm to 10:00pm The festivities will start in the Peppertree Lot (Lot 2), where Santa Claus will arrive to greet holiday revelers before the tree lighting at 6:10pm.
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 - 9:00pm Santa Claus arrives at his stage deck to listen to children's Christmas wishes
6:45pm - 10:00pm Business open houses in Downtown Area
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm Anneliese School performs on main stage on Forest Ave.
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Dupp Brothers and Lightwaves Band live on main stage on Forest Ave.
*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.