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Holidayz at the Park

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022

‘Tis the season for family fun and holiday cheer at Great Park. Enjoy Holidayz at the Park from November 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022, when the park will be transformed into a winterscape featuring holiday-themed events, displays, and lights.

Palm Court Light Display

Holidayz at the Park features an outdoor light display in the Palm Court, inviting guests to stroll and snap photos. The holiday decorations include “Air Santa,” a larger-than-life airplane paying homage to Saint Nick’s travels and the park’s military roots. Drop in to see the lights and displays November 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022 daily from dusk to 9:30 p.m.

Holidayz Pop-Up at the Artist Studios

Selfies and family photos continue to be popular with all ages. With a winter theme, the Artist Studios will transform into a pop up museum that is crafted to delight visitors of all ages. With its picture-perfect moments, this family destination has become a winter favorite; as well as a social media draw. Holidayz Pop-Up is open Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and weekend from noon to 8 p.m.

Elf Adventures

Santa’s elves in training have moved in to Great Park to celebrate the City’s 50th anniversary. Come seek and find their mini homes hidden within the holiday decor at the Palm Court Arts Complex, featuring the 50th anniversary logo.

Pajama Party Drive-In Movie

Saturday, December 18; 6 p.m.

Families are invited to curl up in their most festive, warm pajamas and enjoy a holiday themed movie on the big screen, from the comfort of their own car. Children’s car crafts and food trucks will also be available on-site.

Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation; advanced registration is required. Due to limited space available, this event is open to Irvine residents only and guests must register in advance. Only one ticket per vehicle and household. Registration begins December 1, 10 a.m., at yourirvine.org(link is external).

Holiday Classes

Join us for holiday-themed classes for the whole family. Activities are held at Great park, and fees and ages vary by program. Registration is required for the activities noted below at yourirvine.org(link is external); click the links below to sign up.

  • Holiday Fairy Garden Workshop
  • Create an enchanting miniature garden with the help of fairies. Children ages 5 and older will paint, design, and choose their own accessories and plants, along with discovering a few surprises along the way. Two class times are available on Sunday, December 5: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.


November 20, 2021
January 2, 2022


Great Park
8000 Great Park Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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