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Guests can enjoy a variety of local events that take place throughout the year. From festivals celebrating whales and artists to surf competitions and family fun runs, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Halloween Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K and Super Hero Kids Run

Sunday, October 29, 2017 Starts at 8 a.m. Salt Creek Beach Park

Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family! The Terrifying 10-Miler & Halloween 5K-10K-Kids Run benefits WeROCK (We Run Orange County’s Kids), a non-profit organization that provides after-school intervention programs for the Middle and High School students of Orange County. By delivering education and proper training for the completion of a 26.2 mile marathon, We ROCK teaches our community’s teenagers the important life skills of goal setting, self-reliance, discipline and self-confidence.

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Wyland Gallery Show

Friday, November 10 Saturday, November 11 6 to 10 p.m.

Renowned artist Wyland best known for his marine life artwork will be showcasing some of his best pieces this year at Wyland Galleries. Discover inspirational paintings and detailed sculptures in Laguna Beach in November.

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Surfing Santa Competition

Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 Starts at 7:30 a.m. $60 Entry Fee Salt Creek Beach

A fun surf competition where men, women and children dress like Santa or other holiday inspired characters and surf Salt Creek Beach to benefit Surfers Healing.

Enter at or call 949.240.2000.

Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Held on Thanksgiving Day, The Turkey Trot is an amazing, one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving Day race, benefiting the Second harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

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Annual Boat Parade of Lights

Friday and Saturday, December 8 & 9 and December 15 & 16, 2017

Boaters from all around Orange County decorate their boats and vie for awards. You can view the parade free from anywhere in the Harbor, or make reservations at one of the restaurants to view it from a cozy and warm spot. Visitors are welcome to come down and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season.

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