Tustin Holiday Happenings
Credit: Ron Levy Photography

From Winter Cocktails to a Pet Party, The District in Tustin Is the Place to Be This Holiday Season

Oh What Fun It Is at The District at Tustin Legacy’s Wonderfest

The District at Tustin Legacy is your one-stop shop for all things holly and jolly this holiday season! Sip on white chocolate lattes while you shop from local artisans and the kids whisper wishlists to Santa. As the sky begins to dim, dazzling light displays set the scene for an evening of winter cocktail tastings—candy cane martinis only come around once a year! Experience the magic of the season with holiday fun for everyone at The District!


Light Up the Night 

What: Wonderfest Dancing Light Experience
When: Dec. 1-Jan. 1
Where: AMC Courtyard

Tustin Holiday Happenings
Credit: Ron Levy Photography

Be immersed in all things merry and bright at The District’s annual light show, Wonderfest! Tustin’s premium shopping center comes alive with 250,000 colorful lights that dance along to your favorite holiday carols every night of December. Grab a seat for the show at the top of every hour from 6-9 p.m. outside AMC Theaters. It’s the perfect way to spend girls night or date night, and it’s also bound to be fun for the whole family! Turn it into dinner and a show with reservations at Luna Rossa or Zip Korean BBQ.


Get in the Spirit! 

What: Winter Cocktail Tour
When: Dec. 1-Jan. 1
Where: Select restaurants at The District

Tustin Holiday Happenings
Credit: Ron Levy Photography
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Wonderfest isn’t the only way to get in the spirit at The District—drink up at their Winter Cocktail Tour! In partnership with OC Foodies and OC Restaurant Week, select restaurants at The District will craft Christmas cocktails for you to delight in all month long! Start your tour with a Peppermint Mochatini at Luna Rossa, then grab an Old Fashioned Gingerbread Man or warm spiked cider at The Winery. Finish with a New York Sour at The Yellow Chilli. Sips up!


It’s a Family Affair

What: Family Christmas Party
When: Dec. 3, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Tilly’s and Vans Courtyard

Ron Levy
Credit: Ron Levy Photography

What if you didn’t have to catch a sleigh ride to the North Pole in order to read stories with Mrs. Claus or tell Santa your wishlist? Santa himself has already RSVPed to The District’s family Christmas party on Dec. 3, so load up the car and come join! There will be holiday crafts, face painting, balloon artists and an outdoor Merry Makers Village to shop from family-owned businesses. The party is free to attend and the proceeds from the event benefit local nonprofits. 


Christmas for Kids

What: Kid-Centric Holidays
When: Dec. 10, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Tilly’s and Vans Courtyard, In The Promenade

Credit: Ron Levy Photography

Play the day away at The District’s kid-centric holiday event! On Dec. 10, spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear with The Little Folk Club’s live sing-along. Dance with the DJ, get snowflake face paint and partake in plenty of activities! The outdoor Merry Makers Village will cater to kid-centric small businesses too. This event is free and Santa photos are available for purchase—100% of proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Tustin.


Rudolph and Friends

What: Pet Soiree
When: Dec. 17, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Tilly’s and Vans Courtyard

Ron Levy
Credit: Ron Levy Photography

The District has it all this holiday season: cocktails for you, Santa visits for the family and even a pet party for our four-legged friends! On Dec. 17 from noon-2 p.m., take photos of your furball with Santa, make ornaments, learn new tricks and have your pet strut their stuff in a fashion show! The outdoor Merry Makers Village will be filled with pet booths (don’t worry, there will be goodies for you too) to load up on stocking stuffers! Event proceeds will benefit Lost Love Pet Rescue.


The District at Tustin Legacy
2437 Park Ave
Tustin, California 92782

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Lover of the beach, food and fitness, Emily enjoys exploring all sunny Southern California has to offer! She has a passion for sharing about her favorite local gems and began writing for Locale in 2022. On the weekends, find her creating recipes for her food blog or out in Laguna!




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