Christmas at the Mission, San Juan Capistrano - Saturday, Dec. 7th 5:30pm 8:00pm Lighting of the San Juan Capistrano Mission tree, live nativity, local musical performers, Santa Claus and kids' crafts. (949) 234-1300
Christmas Train - Nov. 29th - Dec. 23rd. $10. Evening train ride to Santa's Village for a visit with St. Nick plus story time with Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, games, bounce house, food and drinks. Irvine Regional Park (714) 997-3968. www.irvineparkrailroad.com.
Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights - Dec. 7th thru 15th. 7:30 pm - 11:00pm. Dana Point Harbor. Hundreds of decorated boats compete for the coveted Best in Show award. Danapointharbor.com/events (949) 923-2255.