Santa’s coming to Ladera Ranch
December is right around the corner and Santa is making his way to Southern California.
South Orange County families are invited to ring in the holidays at Mercantile East on Saturday, November 28 from 11 am to 3 pm as Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance in the Ladera Ranch center. A photographer will be available to take pictures of children with the jolly couple, and there will be free arts and crafts for the youngsters.
Shopping and Promotions
Numerous stores and restaurants will have special promotions during the event, including The Finest Nails, which is offering $5 off any $30 service, and Sports Clips, which is offering a free MVP upgrade, a $5 value, with the purchase of a regular haircut. Also, Baskin Robbins will be hosting a raffle for a chance to win a free pecan pie. These offers are valid only on Nov. 28. Mercantile East, located at 27612 Antonio Parkway at Crown Valley, will host the holiday festivities in the food court in between Panda Express and Baskin Robbins.
Shop & Dine
Need some ideas for gift giving? No problem! Just in time for holiday shopping and gift giving, the Shop & Dine Ladera Ranch gift card giveaway has returned. Residents of Ladera Ranch and neighboring communities should be sure to “like” Shop & Dine Ladera Ranch on Facebook and enter to win $100 at a Ladera Ranch store of your choice. The winner will be announced December 21.
The holiday fun will continue at Plaza Antonio in Rancho Santa Margarita on Saturday, December 5 from 11 am to 3 pm. Young visitors can have their picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and there will be free arts and crafts, as well as free face painting.
Bring an unwrapped toy
Select Plaza Antonio stores and restaurants will extend special offers during the event, including Mariners Travels, which is offering a $50 discount coupon on a vacation to those who bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Also, be sure to stop by Orangetheory Fitness to learn more about their Holiday Specials on session packages that are designed to give “The Gift of Fitness.” Plaza Antonio is also giving away a $200 gift card to spend at any of their stores or restaurants. Simply “like” Plaza Antonio on Facebook to enter to win a gift card. The winner will be chosen December 21.
Located at 22351 Antonio Parkway in Rancho Santa Margarita, Plaza Antonio will host its holiday event by MIZUiro and La Fiesta restaurants.
Adding to festive feeling in the air, the Lil’ Dickens Carolers will return to Ladera Ranch to entertain shoppers throughout the holiday season. They will be strolling Mercantile West, at Crown Valley and Antonio Parkway, on the following dates:
Friday, December 4 from 4 – 7 pm
Saturday, December 5 from 12 – 2 pm
Saturday December 12 from 12 – 2 pm
Saturday December 19 from 12 – 2 pm
The Lil’ Dickens Carolers will also stroll through Bridgepark Plaza, at 27702 Crown Valley
Parkway, on the following dates:
Friday, November 27 from 12 – 2 pm
Friday, December 4 from 12 – 2 pm
Friday, December 11 from 12 – 2 pm
Friday, December 18 from 12 – 2 pm