The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time for family traditions, Santa, shopping, and festivities of all types! If you live in San Clemente and are looking for festive holiday events for the whole clan... this is your go-to guide!

Here are 6 events NOT TO MISS in 2016:

November 24-25

Moonlight Madness Sale

Hours: 7:00pm-12:00am Thursday; 7:00am-10:00pm Friday

Location: 101 West Avenida Vista Hermosa, Suite 190, San Clemente, CA 92672

After stuffing yourself with turkey, walk it off at the Moonlight Madness Sale at the Outlets at San Clemente. Enjoy doorbusters and Black Friday deals and finish off your Christmas shopping. Make the Moonlight Madness Sale your new Thanksgiving tradition.

November 25-December 18

Miracle on 34th Street

Times: 2:00pm; 8:00pm

Location: 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Bring the family to the Camino Real Playhouse for a true holiday classic. Miracle on 34th Street tells the tale of Kris Kringle's mission to prove that Santa does exist. If you’re a kid or a kid at heart, you will love this heartwarming play.

November 25-December 24 (Select Days)

Santa by the Sea

Hours: 1:00pm-7:00pm; 1:00pm-6:00pm Christmas Eve

Location: 101 West Avenida Vista Hermosa, Suite 190, San Clemente, CA 92672

It's not Christmas until you snap that photo with the big man himself! Come to the Outlets at San Clemente for a photo with Santa by the Sea. While you’re here, take advantage of values up to 70% off at over 50 stores. With deals like that, both parents and kids can enjoy the Outlets this holiday season.

December 3

Christmas at the Casa

Hours: 5:00pm-7:30pm

Location: 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672

Bring the family and feel the holiday magic at Casa Romantica’s Christmas at the Casa. Enjoy live music, kids’ crafts, and even a visit from Santa Claus. After some refreshments, follow the bell choir to the Community Center for the city’s tree lighting. There’s no end to the cheer at Christmas at the Casa.

Puttin’ on the Glitz

Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Location: 144 Avenida Del Mar, Suite R, San Clemente, Ca 92672

Reconnect with friends and neighbors at the Downtown Business Association’s Puttin’ on the Glitz. With shopping, dining, and local entertainment, this event showcases village character and embodies the spirit of San Clemente. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Puttin’ on the Glitz.

December 8-9

The Nutcracker (Casa Kinetic)
Hours: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location: 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672

No holiday season is complete without a rendition of an immortal classic. Come to Casa Romantica and enjoy of night of the Nutcracker, performed by the students of the Orange County Ballet Theatre. Ring in the season with a tale the whole family will love