Dana Point’s The Ritz Carlton Annual Surfing Santa Competition is Saturday November 17 2018 and Sunday November 18 2018.
Surfing Santa is a fun two-day surf competition where men, women, and children dress like Santa or other holiday-inspired characters and surf or stand up paddle board to benefit Surfers Healing at Salt Creek Beach Park.
Surfers Healing is a foundation for autism that hosts free surf camps that introduce children with autism and their families to the therapeutic properties of surfing.
The contest features 11 divisions, inclusive of surf and stand up paddle board and available for both children and adult contestants.
Surfing Santa is a Dana Point Free Family Friendly Viewing Event.
7:30am: Surfers Checkin
8:00am: Surfing Begins
Saturday November 17 2018 thru December 31 2018 :Ritz Carlton Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction
The Holiday Surfboard Auction benefits Surfers Healing.
Check out the boards at the Ritz Carlton or online.
Sunday November 18 2018 thru December 31 2018
A spectacular 24 foot by 9 foot house made gingerbread extravaganza themed “Twas The Night Before Christmas” depicts a magical evening when Santa Claus flies around the world to deliver presents.
Free Family Friendly Event at 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Miracles for Kids or canned goods and non-perishable food items to benefit the Orange County Rescue Mission.
Sunday December 2 2018: Ritz Carlton Holiday Yappy Hour at 11:00am-2:00pm
Free Family Friendly Holiday Event
Salt Creek Beach Parking and Ritz Carlton Parking
Salt Creek Beach Park located at 33333 South Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point.
The Ritz Carlton is located at 1 Ritz Carlton Drive in Dana Point.
Salt Creek Beach has a Pay Parking lot.
The Ritz Carlton has Valet Parking.
(You can park at the Salt Creek Beach Park Parking Lot and walk over to the Ritz Carlton)