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Holiday Shopping Itinerary

We know you’ve had plenty of time to yourself lately and you’re yearning to find your next travel adventure. Why not combine a quick getaway with some great holiday shopping? There's no better place than Costa Mesa to buy the perfect gift. Find unbelievable shopping at South Coast Plaza, the largest shopping center on the West Coast, featuring over 250 boutiques and the world's top designers. Visit The LAB, The CAMP or the OC Mix to find great locally owned shops with unique, one-of-a-kind gifts. 
Dior boutique inside South Coast Plaza
Do "Black Friday" Like NoWhere else
Where else should you spend Black Friday except the largest shopping destination on the West Coast? Shop what they call “Fabulous Friday” at South Coast Plaza, which has 250 boutiques and 30 restaurants to choose from. You'll find every designer from Prada to Gucci to Louis Vuitton, including 3 anchor department stores and a home wing. Check the South Coast Plaza calendar for the Fabulous Friday specials you just can’t miss.
South Coast Plaza isn't just known for shopping. With 30 restaurants, you can try everything from fast-casual to fine dining. Quattro Caffe’s menu features delicious pasta and homemade sauces with signature salads and a great happy hour. If you’re looking to treat yourself you might try getting a table, at Michelin-starred Knife Pleat, a French restaurant in the Penthouse of South Coast Plaza. Not sure what you’re in the mood for? Check out Collage Culinary Experience, offering a variety of international cuisine options. Enjoy dumplings from Paradise Dynasty, ramen at Le Shrimp Ramen and delicious desserts from Mochinut and Churrino.

Support Small Business Saturday in Costa Mesa at The LAB Anti-Mall, The CAMP, SOCO and The OC Mix and more. The LAB has celebrated the “Little American Business” for over 25 years. The indoor/outdoor space hosts an eclectic array of small businesses including a zero-waste refill shop, record store, boutiques in Airstream trailers and more. Across the street at The CAMP, you’ll find another collection of unique shops such as SEED Peoples Market which carries ethical and eco-friendly clothes, accessories and home goods.

At The OC Mix, you can find Savory Spice Shop with great gift collections for home cooks, The Mixing Glass for the mixologist of the family, clothing boutiques and a recently opened luxury pet store. SOCO and The OC Mix hosts an annual Small Business Saturday event with tenants offering special discounts at shops and restaurants. There’s even a special event for kids from 11:00am to 12:00pm with hot cocoa, treats and a sing-a-long with Mrs. Claus!

Woman checking her phone in her room at Avenue of the Arts
Avenue of the Arts – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel is a boutique-style property with artistic inspiration in its design and décor. The pool offers a relaxing ambiance with lake views. Silver Trumpet Restaurant located on this property features lakeside dining on the patio and a nightly happy hour.  Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa recently completed a full renovation, with updated rooms. They have an extensive pool and lounge area, onsite restaurant with happy hour and are located just a few blocks from The LAB and The CAMP.
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