Huntington Beach Pier will have its Holiday Celebration and Pier Lighting Ceremony, including a snowflake lighting and parade in downtown Huntington Beach, from 2 to 7 p.m. Festivities include live music and food at the pier, and Santa and Mrs. Claus in the parade. There will be a "Downtown Open House," offering food tastings and raffle prizes. Main Street will be closed at 4:15 p.m. to allow the parade to pass through. Admission is free. Call (714) 960-9276.
The Huntington Beach Art League will feature a lecture and demonstration by impressionist painter Ron McKee at 7:30 p.m. at their monthly meeting at Michael E. Rodgers Seniors' Center, 1706 Orange Avenue. Admission and parking are free. Call (714) 962-0263.
DEC. 9 - 10
Decorated boats will be cruising the water from 5 to 9 p.m. near the Peters Landing Marina, 16400 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach as the Huntington Harbor Philharmonic Boat Parade's "Music for all Ages," begins the start of the holiday season. Call (714) 840-7542.