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3rd Annual Holidays Around the World

Presented by presented by
Venue: Julianne and George Argyros Plaza Free – No Tickets Required

Overview

Watch the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza transform into a winter wonderland! Enjoy live performances that showcase traditions from around the world, including Mexican ballet folklorico, Indian Bollywood dance, German holiday folk dances, Chinese lion dance, and more. The festive family fun doesn't stop there—take a ride on our Holiday Express train, create your own seasonal craft, and experience our special snowfall on the plaza!

    December 14
    Performances
  • 11:00 AM– Costa Mesa High School Jazz Band
  • 11:45 AM– South Coast Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dance
  • 12:30 PM– Orange County School of the Arts Unplugged Holiday Carolers
  • 1:00 PM– Bollywood Deewane
  • 1:45 PM– Irvine Unified School District Elementary Vocal Music Ensemble
  • 2:30 PM – Orange County School of the Arts Classical Voice
  • 3:15 PM – South Coast Chinese Cultural Association Folk Dance
  • 4:00 PM – Reverb Tap Company
  • Free Activities: Seasonal crafts with Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Chinese Cultural Association, Holiday Express train rides from 12-3 PM
    Vendors: Grateful Company, Vi Bella, LGH Ceramics, Vero's Tiendita
    Special guests: 88.5 fm Los Angeles
    December 15
    Performances
  • 11:15 AM – Upstream
  • 12:15 PM – OC Cello Choir
  • 1:00 PM – Die Gemütlichen Schuhplattler
  • 1:45 PM – Island Inspirations
  • 2:30 PM – L'il Dickens Carolers
  • 3:15 PM – South Coast Chinese Cultural Association Orchestra
  • 4:00 PM – El Centro Cultural de México Ballet Folklorico
  • Free Activities: Seasonal crafts with Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Chinese Cultural Association, Holiday Express train rides from 12-3 PM
    Vendors: Grateful Company, Vi Bella, LGH Ceramics, Vero's Tiendita

    Artists and programs subject to change.
GIVE BACK

During Holidays Around the World, we will be hosting a drive for new and unused personal care items. Donations will benefit residents at The Link, a transitional housing shelter in Santa Ana.

Items accepted include: shampoo, deodorant, heating packs, sunscreen and moisturizers, first aid kits, etc. The donated items will be collected on both days of Holidays Around the World and delivered to The Link in time for the new year.

Visit the SCFTA booth for the opportunity to win a pair of tickets for the opening night of Blue Man Group at Segerstrom Center for the Arts!

Running time (approximate): 5 hours and 30 minutes