Huntington Beach December 2013
December 1, 2013 Special events in December include the launch of the month with Light a Light of Love Parade.
Saturday December 14, 2013 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Put on your best holiday gear and bring the family to enjoy festivities including a pancake breakfast, holiday music, arts and crafts, and a picture with Santa! Register early as space is limited, tickets will not be sold at the door. Location: Murdy Community Center. #1037.400 Ages: 3mths to Adult. Time: 8:30am-10:30 a.m. Cost: $5
Cruise of LightsDecember 15-23, 2013 The boat tour of Huntington Harbour is a ticketed event with funds supporting music programs in public schools. It's a worthy cause with the benefit of seeing the beautifully-decorated castles and mansions of five man-made islands. cruiseoflights.org
Santa Arrival and stage presentations. Let the warmth of family, friends and community take the chill from the air, and rejoice at the sight of snowflakes on the Huntington Beach Pier! Huntington Beach Pier Plaza at Main Street & Pacific Coast Highway 2 -7 p.m. Schedule of Events Downtown HB on Main Street and Pier Plaza. Children’s Holiday Parade 4:30 p.m. down Main Street from Orange to Pier Plaza Surf City Santa Visits the Beach Have your picture taken with Mr. & Mrs. Claus at Pier Plaza Following the Children’s Parade Pier Plaza Entertainment Enjoy performances from local youth organizations & High School groups 3:30 - 7 p.m. Light a Light of Love Formal Pier and Main Street Snowflake Lighting 6 p.m. This annual celebration benefits the CSP Huntington Beach Youth Shelter, an emergency crisis and intervention program for youth ages 11 to 17. The Shelter program provides emergency shelter to homeless and struggling youth and focuses on reuniting youth with their families. Sponsor a Snowflake-- contact Elsa Greenfield or Alyssa Kapranopoulos (714) 842-6600
Fall Into Winter, concert with Golden West College Symphonic Band under direction of Dr. Collette Hausey, Conductor. Wind band offers seasonal flavor. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $12 General Admission, $10 Students, Seniors, & Children under 12. Location: Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 895-8150 x1. gwctheater.com
The Nutcracker Ballet. Presented by the Ballet Repertory Theatre Anthony Sellars, Artistic Director Dates: December 8 - 23, 2012 Times: December 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7p.m. December 16, 23 at 5 p.m. December 8, 15, 21, 22 at 2 p.m. December 9, 16, 23, 24 at 1 p.m. Children's Matinees: Dec. 19, 20 at 9am and 10:30am Where: Mainstage Theater Prices: $18 General Admission, Seniors, & Children under 12–$14 Information: Presented in its original, full-length version, this delightful holiday classic by Huntington Beach’s Ballet Repertory Theatre has become the longest-running production of its kind in Orange County. With a versatile cast of over 300 dancers, this Nutcracker is an affordable, feel-good family tradition. Location: Golden West College, 15744 Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call Theater Info Line: (714) 895-8150 Phone Ticket Orders and Ticket Info: (714) 895-8150 x1. gwctheater.com
The Nutcracker at Huntington Beach Historic Theater 1905 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. coastcityballet.com
Art Walk - Held each 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6 to 9 p.m., this event features art exhibits in downtown Huntington Beach businesses ranging from restaurants to hotels and ad agencies. It is absolutely free for the public to see.
December 28, 2013 MLC, band - at Taco Surf. Midlife Crisis (midlifecrisishb.com) band performs the hits of the 60s & 70s in close harmony. Home to the Surfside Margarita, Taco Surf invites local surfers and all others to check out Happy Hour specials, evening entertainment most weekends, and the Pacific Ocean half a block away. Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m. No cover. Location: 16281 Pacific Coast Highway, Surfside, Ca. Call: (562) 592-2290
New Year's Eve Gala - BB Jazz event with recording artists in various jazz genre. bbjazz.com
Santa visits homes through the city of Huntington Beach parks & recreation department program, reservations required.