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High Tea & Songs of the Season

72 Hour Cancellation Policy: All activity reservations made directly with the resort can be canceled without penalty up to 72 hours in advance of the scheduled event time for a full refund.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all activities. All activities are complimentary for Resort guests unless otherwise indicated. All listed prices exclude tax and service charge. Off-site services and booking assistance are provided for your convenience. Irvine Management Company and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for the services provided by third parties. Use of such services is governed by the third parties’ terms and conditions. Subject to availability at time of booking. Offer may be changed or canceled at any time at the sole discretion of the Resort. These offers are subject to cancellation at anytime by Irvine Management Company.

Nutcracker Tutu School

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Younger guests are invited to dance and twirl to this classic holiday story. Class includes dance instruction, storytime, and the gift of a tutu and wand (ages 2-4).

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Santa Storytime

The Great Room

Join Santa for storytime and the chance to whisper your wish list. Location: The Great Room Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Nutcracker Tutu School

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Younger guests are invited to dance and twirl to this classic holiday story. Class includes dance instruction, storytime, and the gift of a tutu and wand (ages 5-8).

Strolling Carolers

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Enjoy holiday favorites sung by strolling carolers in classic costumes.

Calligraphy Class

Andrea Terrace

A Master Calligrapher teaches classic fonts and writing techniques in this hands-on class. Each guest will receive a mini workbook, pen, and notepad (ages 10+). Location: Andrea Terrace

Sparkling Snowflakes

Andrea Terrace

Decorate beautiful snowflakes with sparkles and glitter at this fun craft workshop. Location: Andrea Terrace Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Must be a Resort Guest to participate.

Hot Cocoa & Holiday Crafts

Andrea Terrace

Design and decorate holiday crafts while enjoying some warm hot cocoa. Location: Andrea Terrace Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Ornament Artistry

Andrea Terrace

Guests are invited to have an ornament personalized by a Master Calligrapher as a special keepsake of the season. Location: The Great Room

Holiday Cookie Decorating

Andrea Terrace

Join us on Andrea Terrace to decorate holiday-themed cookies! RSVP required for kits. Please note each children's RSVP will be allocated a cookie kit with 2 cookies in it along with items for…

The Great Room Storytime

The Great Room

Join us for milk & cookies and a holiday literary adventure suitable for even the littlest readers.  Location: The Great Room Complimentary for Resort and Local Guests. Ages 2+ welcome and must be…

Reef Point Nature Hike

The Resort at Pelican Hill

With its dramatic views and beautiful landscape, Reef Point is one of Crystal Cove’s most beloved areas. This hike will satisfy nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts alike.  Location: Meet in the Main Estate…

Hot Cocoa & Holiday Crafts

Andrea Terrace

Design and decorate holiday crafts while enjoying some warm hot cocoa. Location: Andrea Terrace Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Must be a Resort guest to participate.

Kids Travel Journals

Coliseum South Cabanas

Put your favorite memories on paper in this fun class that invites our younger guests to capture their experiences in a special travel journal. Location: Coliseum Cabanas Children must be accompanied by an…

How to Make the Perfect Holiday Latte

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Local favorite Succulent Coffee Roaster shows how to create a delicious holiday latte from scratch with expert tips for using the espresso machine.

Calligraphy Class

Andrea Terrace

A Master Calligrapher teaches classic fonts and writing techniques in this hands-on class. Each guest will receive a mini workbook, pen, and notepad (ages 10+). Location: Andrea Terrace

Frameable Family Moments Phone Photography Workshop

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Learn your best angles in the most beautiful locations around the Resort with a professional photographer. This workshop shares expert insights for taking the best photos on your phone. Guests will enjoy getting…