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Orange County 2023/2024 New Years Celebrations
A list of fun ways to celebrate the
New Year!

Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Balboa Peninsula (Newport Beach)
Dana Point Fullerton
Huntington Beach Irvine
Laguna Beach Laguna Niguel
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Holiday Lights Cruises-Davey's Locker
Newport Beach/Newport Bay
Sundays through Thursdays
December 1-12 & December 18-31, 2023

Every night during the holiday season December 1st until New Years Eve, Davey’s Locker offers regular holiday lights cruises. That way, if you can't make it during the annual boat parade season, you will still be able to enjoy the spirit of Christmas. Offering three cruises every night.

Davey's Locker
400 Main Street
Newport Beach Ca 92661





New Year’s Eve Dining at Laguna Cliffs Marriott
December 31, 2023
Seating times 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our Specialty Menu is designed to delight your taste buds and create a memorable dining experience as you bid farewell to the old and welcome the new. Our attentive staff will ensure that every moment of your evening is filled with joy, celebration, and a night of culinary excellence. Make this New Year's Eve truly special with a dining experience that will leave you with cherished memories.

*Dining reservation includes complimentary valet, and complimentary access ($50 cover value) to our New Year's Eve party in OverVue Lounge 10pm-1am.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

For more information, please contact our Concierge at 949-487-7577

New Year's Eve Party in OverVue Lounge & Deck
December 31, 2023
9:00 - 11:55 PM

Join us to Ring in the New Year from 9pm - 1am featuring @djeverede. Enjoy a champagne toast and balloon drop as we count down to 2024!

Complimentary for Resort guests* | $50 Door Cover for non-resort guests (21+ only)

VIP Tables featuring Bottle service reservations:

Laguna Cliffs Marriott
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

For more information, please contact our Concierge at 949-487-7577




First Night in Fullerton
December 31, 2023
7 pm - Midnight

"First Night" is the city of Fullerton's annual New Year's Eve party, offering family-oriented, alcohol-free activities at numerous locations in the streets, sidewalks and buildings in Fullerton's historic downtown. Admission to this event is free, ensuring that everyone can participate in this momentous occasion.

Downtown Fullerton




Annual Surf City Splash & Pancake Breakfast
Monday, January 1, 2024

Celebrate the New Year with a dip into the chilly Pacific Ocean. No wetsuits - that's cheating!

9:15 – 10:15: DJ Music from LA Radio broadcast
10:15: Announcements, recognition of sponsors and volunteers, speeches and awards
10:45: Appearances by City Dignitaries and the Chamber of Commerce
11:15: Costume Contest judging and awards
11:45: Water Safety presentation by HB Lifeguards
12 noon: Participants lineup on the sand for the SPLASH After the SPLASH – announcement of raffle and auction winners!

PCH & Main
Huntington Beach, CA




Hilton New Years Eve Party
New Year's Eve

Hilton Irvine NYE is ready for reservations. This is the NYE Party “When it Just has to be First Class” This is a SELL OUT every year in the Crystal Ballroom that Holds over 400! Perfect for Couples and Singles with Couples on one side of ballroom & Singles on the other side to mingle.

Hotel located directly across from OC Airport on MacArthur Blvd.

Hilton Irvine
18800 MacArthur Blvd
Irvine, Ca 92612

For Kids!
Annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown

Saturday, December 31, 2023
We’re open 10 am- 12:30pm & 1:30pm- 4pm

5..4..3..2..1..HAPPY NOON YEAR! Countdown around the world and welcome the new year early with us!

Don’t miss out and secure your ticket for the afternoon session quickly before they sell out and join the fun! Walk-ins may not be guaranteed entry!

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA





Celebrate at Montage
December 31, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Lobby Lounge Celebration
December 31, 2023
9:00pm - 1:00am

Join us for a lively New Year’s Eve celebration in the Lobby Lounge featuring entertainment by David Allen Baker.

Packages available in the Main Lobby Lounge Area Up to 8 guests and the Upper Gallery Walkway. Click above for details

New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch
January 1, 2024
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Begin 2024 with an elevated champagne brunch at The Loft. Indulge in a three-course menu, including shared appetizers, choice of entrée and a live dessert station.

$180* per adult | $55* per child (ages 4-12)

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California




The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel New Year’s Celebrations

2023 information coming

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629





New Year's Eve Holiday Cruise
Newport Beach/Newport Bay
December 31, 2023

Last few nights for Newport Landing's holiday cruises! Newport Harbor comes alive in December with holidays decor; homes, yachts, docks, whole landscapes are transformed into a magical holiday experience.

December 1-31, 2023
Offered three times nightly (check websites for times)
Newport Landing
309 Palm - Suite A, Newport Beach Ca 92661
Davey's Locker
400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661


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