The Laguna Beach 23rd Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Festival, “A Whole New World of Art,” begins Saturday, November 23 and will run over four weekends, including the Friday after Thanksgiving, from 10 am to 6 pm each day:
•November 23, 24
•November 29, 30, December 1
•December 7, 8
•December 14, 15
Over 170 talented artisans, will create, showcase and sell their original artwork on the Sawdust grounds, which will be transformed into a winter wonderland with thousands of holiday decorations and a freshly built “Village Square” in the center of the festival. The featured Winter Fantasy artisans handcraft each piece of artwork, creating a truly unique holiday shopping experience for visitors. Art mediums include glass, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, textiles, painting, photography, mixed-media and more.
13th Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony, a Laguna Beach holiday tradition, will take place opening day on Saturday, November 23 at 5:30 pm when the winners of the community tree and artist booth decorating contest will be announced. Complimentary holiday cookies and apple cider will be provided during the opening ceremony. Laguna Beach residents are admitted FREE with ID after 3 pm on opening day only.
Don’t miss out on the many photo ops in Towne Square, where you will find Children’s Playhouse, Santa’s House and Sleigh, Reindeer Barn, Community Tree and even falling snow!
The 23rd Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art Festival runs four weekends: November 23, 24, 29, 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15. Hours are 10 am to 6 pm. Adult admission is $6; $5 for Seniors (65+); $3 for children (6-12); FREE for children (5 & under); and $9 for a Season Pass. The festival is located at the Sawdust Art Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. For additional information, please visit www.sawdustartfestival.org or call 949-494-3030. Provided Courtesy of Laguna Coast Real Estate, Cynthia Ayers.