We all know that Christmas is the time to celebrate the gift of giving with our family. The presence of our families is indeed life’s greatest blessing. With that being said, Christmas comes once a year to bring families closer during the yuletide season. For the folks celebrating Noel in Southern California, let this article serve as a guide. To make the most out of the holidays, here are the best places in Orange County where families can make unforgettable memories.
Knotts Merry Farm
Ongoing until January 6,2019 | 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
SoCal locals know that the Knotts Berry Farm is open all year round except for once a year when it turns into its festive alter ego, the Knotts Merry Farm. The well-known amusement park transforms into a winter wonderland with attractions that celebrate the festivities of Christmas. performances like A Christmas Carol, Snoopy Ice Show, Calico Saloon Christmas Show and more are available for your viewing pleasure. Stroll around the Christmas Crafts Village, take a ride on the High Sierra Ferris Wheel or visit Santa’s Christmas Cabin to meet Mr. Claus himself. Endless activities await so book your tickets now.
Catal Restaurant: Breakfast with Santa
Ongoing until December 23 | 2291, 1580 South Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Have you ever imagined what it’s like to have breakfast with Father Christmas? Catal Restaurant at Downtown Disney makes a Christmas miracle come true because you can do just that. St. Nick is dropping by for breakfast along with little helpers, the elves. Guests are invited to experience a holiday breakfast while Christmas carols are sung by Charles Dickens carolers. Bring the kids along and give them the chance to whisper their Christmas wishes to jolly old Santa. That’s not all, because Santa’s brought gifts along and each child will receive a Build-a-Bear Workshop teddy bear, a personalized stocking and a complementary printed photo with him. Purchase your tickets in advance for this one of a kind experience.
Holidays at the Disneyland Resort
Ongoing until January 6 | 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Decades have passed and families continue to choose Disneyland as their holiday destination. There’s really no need to ask why. Dubbed the “Happiest Place On Earth”, no other theme park comes close. Disneyland Resort celebrates the holiday season with classic attractions donned in festive decor in its two parks. Light shows, parades, and performance that you can only witness once a year are also a must see. Take the “Holiday Time at the Disneyland Resort” tour to get an inside look at how magic comes to life at the resort during holidays. Don’t miss out on all the fun and make your reservations today.