Archive | Activities & Events RSS feed for this section

Hospitality Night & Santa’s Arrival the First Friday of December

Our Laguna Beach annual Hospitality Night happens Friday, Dec. 5th, 5-9 p.m. Normally, it’s one of the coolest parties we have going on each year, and we have thousands of visitors join us to celebrate. While Santa’s arrival at 6:00 p.m. is definitely a plus, there’s a heck of a lot more going down. Just about […]

Dana Point IlluminOcean Starts Pre-Thanksgiving

This year, the Dana Point Harbor is electrifying the harbor with 40 nights of holiday lights called IlluminOcean. It all begins Wednesday, Nov. 26th, just in time to help you do that Thanksgiving-morph-to-Christmas. This ocean-themed lighting attraction stretches more than one mile and features larger-than-life sea sculptures and illuminated tunnels. We’re talking 225,000 LED lights creating […]

The Tale of the 62-Foot Montage Holiday Tree

A few years ago, the Montage Resort decided to “give back” to the Laguna Beach community with an awesome, enormous tree-lighting ceremony and Open House event. The very first year, the grounds were packed with more than 1,000 people and it’s only mushroomed from there. This year, the Montage Holiday Open House takes place this […]

Starfish Asian Takes on the Tree Lighting Flood of Humanity

If you’re intent on attending the enormous annual Montage Tree Lighting event on Monday, Dec. 1st, allow me two small pieces of advice that will make the entire evening a most excellent affair for you. Tip #1. Go early. The event begins at 4:30 p.m., and if you’re there (especially with your family and kids) […]