Holiday Events in Anaheim California

If you're seeking a warm, inviting kid-friendly destination for your vacation during November and December, the Anaheim, California area is an ideal choice. Holiday events are in no short supply, such as Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland Park, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, and ice skating on the Queen Mary. Upscale malls provide innumerable gift-buying options and world-class restaurants offer delectable ways to celebrate the season.

Anaheim Things to See and Do

  • Holidays at The Disneyland Resort

    Beginning November 13, 2015 to January 6 2016, enjoy the holidays in a spectacular fashion that only The Disneyland Resort can provide. Marvel at the snow-capped turrets of Sleeping Beauty's Castle. Catch a glimpse of Santa, his reindeer and all of your favorite Disney characters in "A Christmas Fantasy Parade". Holiday wishes do come true in the "Believe…In Holiday Magic" nightly fireworks spectacular. Sail through the seasonal glee of "It's A Small World Holiday". Visit Jack Skellington as he brings his unique holiday vision to "Haunted Mansion Holiday". Nobody does the season like The Disneyland Resort.
  • Chill at The Queen Mary

    November 21, 2015 to January 11, 2016 brings "Chill" to The Queen Mary in Long Beach. A one-of-kind holiday experience, located inside the Queen Mary's dome (formerly the home of The Spruce Goose). Inside a 14,000 ft igloo called "The Ice Kingdom", two-million pounds of ice is transformed into colorful sculptures that feature a California holiday theme. Chill also features an 6,000 square-foot, outdoor ice-rink and six-lanes of two-story tall ice-slides! Chill is a singularly unique experience that is absolutely not to be missed.
  • Knotts Berry Farm

    November 28, 2015 to January 5, 2016. Knott's Berry Farm wondrously transforms into Knott's Merry Farm. Relax and unwind in Knott's Christmas Crafts Village as it transforms the Ghost Town into a wonderland of shopping, arts and crafts. Featuring dozens of unique artists from glass blowers to chainsaw sculptors. Be sure to catch a performance of "It's Christmas, Snoopy!" in the Charles M. Schultz theatre. Savor the ultimate in comfort foods with Knott's World Famous Holiday Treats, including made-to-order maple lollipops, churros from The Churro Factory and Mrs. Knotts famous fried chicken.
  • Irvine Park Railroad

    Take The Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train on a magical trip through historic Irvine Park to meet Santa Claus. Enjoy the spectacular decorationsn Santa's Village and Christmas Tree ranch. Hop back on-board the train to enjoy the magical "Tunnel of Lights" on your way back to the station. A great experience for families.
  • Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

    December 17-21, 2015, Deck the hulls with bows of jolly. Incredibly decorated multi-million dollar yachts, kayaks, canoes and many other boats light up Newport Harbor in a dazzling display of seasonal lights and music. Beginning at 6pm each night; from Bay Island, The parade makes a 3 hour tour around the harbor. Celebrating it's 106th year, The Newport Beach Boat Parade is a local institution that gets better every year.


  • Mimi's Café

    Satisfy your holiday meal-time cravings at Mimi's Café. A neighborhood bistro, Mimi's serves up fresh, seasonal cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner that's reminiscent of the French countryside. It's a tempting mix of Ooh-la-la and Fa-la-la.
  • McDonalds

    Your hours during the holidays are definitely flexible. And so are the hours at McDonalds. Grab one of your favorites, like an Egg McMuffin or a Big Mac, day or night.
  • Buca di Beppo

    Celebrate the holidays Italian-style at Buca di Beppo. Authentic dishes like veal parmigiana, shrimp fra diavlo and chicken saltimbocca are enormous and designed to be shared.
  • Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

    While in Anaheim be sure to visit the newest location of the internationally famous Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles!


  • South Coast Plaza

    Check your shopping list twice then head to South Coast Plaza. Retailers range from Abercrombie to Zara, while top department stores include Bloomingdales and Nordstrom.
  • Fashion Island

    You'll forget all about who was naughty and who was nice once you arrive at Fashion Island. Upscale shopping combines with fine dining to create a memorable experience.
  • Downtown Disney

    Discover unique holiday gift ideas at Downtown Disney, where specialty shops reign supreme. This Ultimate family-friendly destination also boasts live entertainment, an enormous tree with tons of twinkling lights, and of course, Santa himself.

Hotel Deals

  • Add extra value to your holiday stay at our Anaheim hotel with free parking when you book a Disneyland Resort Package via our website. You can also get this special offer, which ends December 15, by purchasing Disneyland tickets at our front desk.

  • Give yourself an early holiday present of 50% off your first night of parking at the Anaheim Quality Inn & Suites when you check in on Foursquare. What's more, you'll enjoy a comfortable room with a mini-refrigerator and free breakfast with waffles.
  • Give yourself an early holiday gift. From now until December 15th, enjoy free hotel parking by either checking in on our Facebook page when you arrive or by booking one of our money-saving Disneyland packages. Disneyland Hotel & Vacation Package
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