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WINTERFEST

From 12/02/2017 To: 12/12/2017
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ADDRESS

Embarcadero & Downtown

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

Add to Calendar 12/02/2017 12/12/2017 America/Phoenix WINTERFEST <span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong>Come enjoy 12 days of fun at the first annual WINTERFEST in Morro Bay, CA!</strong></span> <span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">Find lighted boats, lighted trees, Santa's House open daily, a Santa Crawl for 21 and over, tall ships in the harbor, and REAL snow for the kids! <strong></strong></span><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong><span style="font-size: 16px;"> </span><br> <br> Stay in a Morro Bay hotel property November or December and kids 12 and u</strong></span><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong><img src="http://www.morrobay.org/images/Morro-135_FamilyHoliday_254x133FB_stat_r1.jpg" style="width: 300px; float: right;" alt=""></strong></span><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong>nder get free stuff!!! Free bay tour, free kite, free clam chowder and so much more. <a href="http://morrobay.org/deals-promotions/kids-get-free-stuff-2017">Find out more details here! </a><br> <br> For more information on all WINTERFEST events, to register or to purchase tickets, go to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://morrobaywinterfest.com/" target="_blank">morrobaywinterfest.com</a></span>.</strong></span><br> <span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong>&nbsp;<br> Fri., Dec. 1 - Lighted Boat Cruise 6:00pm</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><br> <span style="font-size: 16px;">Waterfront restaurants are sponsoring lighted boats to cru</span></span></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">ise the waterfro</span><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">nt</span> for a fun filled dining experience. Book your dinner&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">reservation NOW</span></span><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"> to have a front-row seat at this lighted boat cruise.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <br> </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><br> </span><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"><strong>Sat., Dec. 2 - Holiday Tree Lightings 5:00pm - 6:00pm<img src="http://www.morrobay.org/images/crab%20pot%20tree.jpg" style="width: 300px; float: right;" alt=""></strong></span></span><br> <span style="font-weight: 500; font-size: 20px;">A simultaneous lighting of 15 Crab Pot Holiday Trees around the City of Morro Bay.</span><span style="font-size: 20px;"> City Park, Downtown, T-Pier, Anchor Park &amp; other various locations around town.<br> <strong></strong> </span> <div> <div> <div><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><strong><br> <span style="font-size: 20px;">Sat., Dec. 2 - </span><span style="font-size: 20px;">Lighted Boa</span></strong></span><span style="font-size: 20px;"><strong style="font-family: Arial;">t Parade at the&nbsp;</strong><strong style="font-family: Arial;">Waterfront 6:00pm</strong></span></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">40+ decorated boats will compete and parade in the bay.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">$1000 worth of cash prizes will be awarded to winners. </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">Tall ship Lady Wash</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">ington will be participating in the parade </span></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"> as well.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;">Santa&rsquo;s House will be open, hot cocoa avail, and White Cap Band to perform.&nbsp;<br> </span><br> <span style="font-size: 16px;"><img src="http://www.morrobay.org/images/shark%202.jpg" alt="" style="left: 355px; top: 192px; width: 300px; height: 254px; float: right; border-width: 4px; border-style: solid; border-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"></span><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial;"> </span></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-size: 20px;"> <strong>Sun., Dec.&nbsp;3rd,</strong> <strong>Non-Motorized Paddle Parade at Tidelands Park 1:00pm.</strong></span><br> Join the fun as our non-motorized vessels will get a chance to parade. Bring your own paddleboard, kayak or non-motorized vessel,or rent to participate. $1000 worth of cash prizes will be awarded to the best d&eacute;cor and costumes.<br> On land, we will have a paper boat building and testing, along with other family-friendly activities.</span><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><br> </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Mon. - Thurs., Dec. 4 - Dec. 7 - Tall Ships in the Harbor</span> </strong><br> Tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain will join Lady Washington&nbsp;in the bay for free tours and weekend adventure sails. <br> <span style="font-size: 20px;"><br> <strong>Fri., Dec. 8, Santa Crawl 6:00pm - 9:00pm</strong><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br> </span></span></span></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 16px;">Don&rsquo;t miss out on our first&nbsp;annual holiday wine/pub crawl.</span> An adult scavenger hunt! One wine tasting station will be placed at each participating establishment. Get your passport stamped from each destination for a chance to win grand prizes. Staging areas are at Stax Wine Bar, downtown &amp; Santa&rsquo;s house. Shuttle runs in between.&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em>Participants required to dress as a Santa or an Elf.</em></span> To purchase tickets <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/morro-bay-santa-crawl-tickets-39465550524?aff=es2" target="_blank"><strong>CLICK HERE.</strong></a></span></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px;"><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/morro-bay-santa-crawl-tickets-39465550524?aff=es2" target="_blank"><strong><br> </strong></a> <br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Sat., Dec. 9, Tall Ships Battle Sail Live Show 2:00pm - 3:00pm &nbsp;</span></strong>&nbsp;<br> Enjoy a re-enactment pirate-like battle sail between Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington. To purchase tickets <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.historicalseaport.org/public-tours-sails/sailing-schedule/" target="_blank"><strong>CLICK HERE</strong></a></span>.&nbsp;<br> <img src="http://www.morrobay.org/images/battle-2.jpg" alt="" style="left: 247px; top: 641px; width: 300px; height: 259px; float: right; border-width: 6px; border-style: solid; border-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Sat., Dec. 9, Gingerbread House Competition at the</span><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: 20px;"> Inn at Morro Bay&nbsp;1:00pm - 4:00pm</span><br> </span></strong>Contestants will display their gingerbread houses. Judges and people choice awards will be given out. There will also be a caroling concert and sing along.&nbsp;<br> To Register <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gingerbread-house-competition-tickets-39465903580?aff=es2" target="_blank">CLICK HERE.</a></span></strong><br> <br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Sun., Dec. 10, REAL SNOW! Tidelands Park 1:00pm - 4:00pm.&nbsp;</span></strong><br> Come out to enjoy REAL SNOW on the bay! We will have 2 snow play areas, one on a slope for the older children and a small flat one for under 4. We will also hold an Elf On The Self creativity contest and have cookie decorating and vendors for this family event.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; <br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Mon. - Wed., Dec.11 -&nbsp;13, Caroling with Cop</span>s</strong> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; <br> Join our brave police force each evening in singing and <br> fun as they ride through the town spreading holiday cheer. <br> <br> <img src="http://www.morrobay.org/images/carolingcops.jpg" alt="" style="float: right; width: 300px; border-width: 6px; border-style: solid; border-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrSW" style="position: absolute; cursor: sw-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 1406.5px; left: -3.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrS" style="position: absolute; cursor: s-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 1406.5px; left: 296.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrSE" style="position: absolute; cursor: se-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 1406.5px; left: 596.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrE" style="position: absolute; cursor: e-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 1181.5px; left: 596.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrNE" style="position: absolute; cursor: ne-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 956.5px; left: 596.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrN" style="position: absolute; cursor: n-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 956.5px; left: 296.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrNW" style="position: absolute; cursor: nw-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 956.5px; left: -3.5px;"></div> <div unselectable="on" class="rrHandle rrW" style="position: absolute; cursor: w-resize; z-index: auto; height: 7px; width: 7px; top: 1181.5px; left: -3.5px;"></div> <br> <strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">Tues., Dec.12,&nbsp;Goodbye to Santa 6:00pm - 6:30pm</span><br> </strong>Santa will board a boat and wave goodbye. When the boat is behind&nbsp;the rock, a flare will be shot to make it look like Santa has flashed to the North Pole.<br> <br> <span style="font-family: Arial;"><strong><span style="font-size: 20px;">December 18 - 25 Bounce Back Shopping</span></strong><br> Keep an eye out for all day discounts throughout town. <br> </span><br> <br> </span> <div></div> </div> </div> </div> Morro Bay false MM/DD/YYYY

Come enjoy 12 days of fun at the first annual WINTERFEST in Morro Bay, CA! Find lighted boats, lighted trees, Santa's House open daily, a Santa Crawl for 21 and over, tall ships in the harbor, and REAL snow for the kids!

Stay in a Morro Bay hotel property November or December and kids 12 and u
nder get free stuff!!! Free bay tour, free kite, free clam chowder and so much more. Find out more details here!

For more information on all WINTERFEST events, to register or to purchase tickets, go to morrobaywinterfest.com.

 
Fri., Dec. 1 - Lighted Boat Cruise 6:00pm
                             

Waterfront restaurants are sponsoring lighted boats to cru
ise the waterfront for a fun filled dining experience. Book your dinner reservation NOW to have a front-row seat at this lighted boat cruise.       

Sat., Dec. 2 - Holiday Tree Lightings 5:00pm - 6:00pm

A simultaneous lighting of 15 Crab Pot Holiday Trees around the City of Morro Bay. City Park, Downtown, T-Pier, Anchor Park & other various locations around town.


Sat., Dec. 2 - Lighted Boa
t Parade at the Waterfront 6:00pm
40+ decorated boats will compete and parade in the bay. $1000 worth of cash prizes will be awarded to winners. Tall ship Lady Washington will be participating in the parade
as well. Santa’s House will be open, hot cocoa avail, and White Cap Band to perform. 

Sun., Dec. 3rd, Non-Motorized Paddle Parade at Tidelands Park 1:00pm.
Join the fun as our non-motorized vessels will get a chance to parade. Bring your own paddleboard, kayak or non-motorized vessel,or rent to participate. $1000 worth of cash prizes will be awarded to the best décor and costumes.
On land, we will have a paper boat building and testing, along with other family-friendly activities.


Mon. - Thurs., Dec. 4 - Dec. 7 - Tall Ships in the Harbor
Tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain will join Lady Washington in the bay for free tours and weekend adventure sails.

Fri., Dec. 8, Santa Crawl 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Don’t miss out on our first annual holiday wine/pub crawl. An adult scavenger hunt! One wine tasting station will be placed at each participating establishment. Get your passport stamped from each destination for a chance to win grand prizes. Staging areas are at Stax Wine Bar, downtown & Santa’s house. Shuttle runs in between. Participants required to dress as a Santa or an Elf. To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

Sat., Dec. 9, Tall Ships Battle Sail Live Show 2:00pm - 3:00pm   
Enjoy a re-enactment pirate-like battle sail between Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington. To purchase tickets CLICK HERE

Sat., Dec. 9, Gingerbread House Competition at the Inn at Morro Bay 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Contestants will display their gingerbread houses. Judges and people choice awards will be given out. There will also be a caroling concert and sing along. 
To Register CLICK HERE.

Sun., Dec. 10, REAL SNOW! Tidelands Park 1:00pm - 4:00pm. 
Come out to enjoy REAL SNOW on the bay! We will have 2 snow play areas, one on a slope for the older children and a small flat one for under 4. We will also hold an Elf On The Self creativity contest and have cookie decorating and vendors for this family event.                                                                          
Mon. - Wed., Dec.11 - 13, Caroling with Cops           
Join our brave police force each evening in singing and
fun as they ride through the town spreading holiday cheer.


Tues., Dec.12, Goodbye to Santa 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Santa will board a boat and wave goodbye. When the boat is behind the rock, a flare will be shot to make it look like Santa has flashed to the North Pole.

December 18 - 25 Bounce Back Shopping
Keep an eye out for all day discounts throughout town.