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Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade 2018

‘Snow Much Fun’

Nothing gets more exciting during the holidays in Southern California than the annual Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade. This tradition is one of the highlights come December of each year in Laguna Niguel.

Laguna Niguel Parade is a delightful holiday event that showcases one of Orange County’s newest, neatest cities with its family-fun atmosphere. Southern California locals are waiting for this day to kick off the holiday season.

This year, the Laguna Niguel Parade is on December 8, 2018, at 10 AM. You’ll get to witness how over 100 exciting entries march with pride in colorful floats, costumes and more. The parade will feature this year’s theme which is ‘Snow Much Fun.’

Laguna Niguel Holiday parade 2018 will include marching bands, floats, special celebrity guests, enthusiastic youth groups, equestrian units, exotic cars, military members, local heroes, world-class athletes, and fun attractions! It’s an event worth watching. Adults and children alike will go home with happiness.


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Richard Burgi

This year’s Grand Marshal is Richard Burgi. He is a known American film and television actor. Burgi played as Detective Jim Ellison on The Sentinel and as Karl Mayer on Desperate Housewives. He lives in Laguna Niguel with his family.


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Ashley Argota

Other celebrity guests are Ashley Argota and Thomas Hobson. Both amazing Nickelodeon actors will star on Laguna Playhouse’s holiday production of Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Rose, a Lythgoe Family Panto. They are both proud to bring holiday spirit to Southern Orange County families through their live theater show.

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Thomas Hobson

This parade will not be complete without the magical appearance of Santa Claus! Just like the previous years, he will surely have a grand entrance to open the holidays in Laguna Niguel officially.


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Parade watchers are encouraged to bring seats with them. Sitting on the street is highly discouraged to respect the new landscaped center medians. Please also be reminded not to sit or stand on the plants. Be mindful of your surroundings. You may sit along the edge of the concrete.


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Just like the previous parades, the Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade 2018 will be on Crown Valley Parkway between Nueva Vista and Crown Valley Community Park. Entries and guests’ drop-off area is at the northwest corner of Moulton and Crown Valley Parkway.

Free Shuttle

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Grab the chance to ride in the Free Shuttle to the parade. Laguna Niguel Parade Committee has made arrangements for Shuttle Transportation. The shuttle will be available from the Southwest Corner of the Ziggurat Parking lot to the mid of the parade route on La Paz and Crown Valley Parkway.

A “Pick Up” location signage will be posted in the parking lot and a “Drop Off” location signage for the return to the parking lot. The shuttle will be on a 5-minute turn around schedule.

The free shuttle for the Laguna Niguel Parade 2018 will start from 8 AM from the parking lot (make sure to be there early!). It will further operate during the parade and will continue until 1 PM.

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