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 2023 will be held on Friday, December 1, from approximately 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm The festivities will start in the Peppertree Lot (Lot 2), where Santa Claus will arrive to greet holiday revelers before the tree lighting at 6:10 pm.
ALL VENDOR SPOTS ARE FILLED
*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.
3:30 pm Downtown street closures begin*
4:00pm - 10:00pm Free trolley and neighborhood on-demand service
5:15pm - 5:45pm Elementary Schools Honors Choruses performs on Fountain Plaza stairs
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
5:00pm -7:00pm Laguna Beach Presbyterian Art Market, La Playa Tamales, Homemade Cookies and Cider, Open Sanctuary, Dinner2Go, Prayer Candles, and Caroling
5:30pm - 5:55pm Ukulele Band performs in the Peppertree Lot
5:55pm - 6:10pm Community sing along in Peppertree Lot
6:10pm Santa Claus arrives at the Peppertree Lot to light the tree
6:15pm - 7:30pm Laguna Community Concert and Jazz Band performs
5:15pm- 5:45pm Elementary School Chorus performs on Fountain Plaza Stairs
6:30pm - 7:00pm LBHS Theatre performs on Fountain Plaza Stairs
6:30pm - 9:00pm Santa Claus arrives at his stage deck to listen to children's Christmas wishes
6:30pm - 6:45pm Anneliese School performs on Main Stage on Forest Ave.
7:00pm ?7:30 pm Ava August plays live on main stage on Forest Ave.
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Salty Sweets play live on main stage on Forest Ave.
6:30pm - 9:00pm Business open houses
* Street closures in the downtown area will begin at 3:30pm on Friday. Portions of Forest Avenue, Beach Street, Mermaid, and the Pepper Tree Parking Lot will be closed to vehicular traffic prior to and during the event.