Thursday at 6pm
Vernon Street Town Square
The City’s Christmas Tree will officially be lit on the Square. Experience an old fashion celebration and holiday cheer with decorating cookies, visiting with Santa, kids activity zone, music, food and celebration.
*Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in the first 15 minutes of the event - rain or shine.
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
Celebrate the magic of the season and help support the amazing animals at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary.
Thursday - Sunday
Old Sacramento Waterfront
The highlight of the 20-minute production is a live dramatization on the balconies above K Street, complete with a special appearance by Jack Frost, and the lighting of the 60-foot Christmas tree by St. Nick himself. Discover how early pioneers experienced the calamities — and revelry — that befell the new city in the 1850s, the sounds of the fires, floods, and parties will surround the audience as the 150-year-old building facades light up with color.
Thursday - Sunday
Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a painting? Now you can with this exhibition that has been touring since 2017 with +5,000,000 visitors!
1000 La Sierra Dr, Sacramento
Join us for our 9th annual Holiday in the Park! Santa will use his Christmas magic to light up our 17 foot tree and the community center for the holidays! Local music and talent groups will take the stage and help celebrate the kickoff to the holiday season. Pictures with Santa will be available after the tree lighting and crafts for kids!
Fountains at Roseville
Snow Globe experience
Favorite winter characters
Hot chocolate and churros cart
K St. Sacramento
Nevada City Downtown Historic District
Saturday at 4:30pm
Saturday at 5:30pm
Rocklin Quarry Park
This is a holiday hometown favorite you don't want to miss. Free admission. Visit our Holiday Market, Food Trucks and of course Santa and Mrs. Clause. Tree lighting will be at 7pm.
We've expanded the event this year to include tons of free activities including bounce houses, an ice rink, holiday carnival games, curling, photos with Santa and more! Plus, enjoy holiday treats and shop for gifts in the Vendor Village
1550 Maidu Dr, Roseville
Join us for some fun with Santa, crafts with Santa's elves and check out some amazing vendors to find that perfect holiday gift.
405 K St, Sacramento
A perfect day at DOCO - holiday shopping, Selfies with Santa, dining and drone light shows! We'll see you at DOCO!
Saturday at 3pm
Town Center~ El Dorado Hills
The first 300 kids can pick up their stockings at the California Welcome Center at 4pm to participate in the “Stuff Your Stocking” game. There will be a variety of Town Center businesses that will give each child, with a stocking, a special gift.
Cornish Christmas invites you to mill around downtown, stroll with mulled wine, and visit a Winter festival of holiday murals alongside the Cornish Christmas favorites you know and love. Shop our “Downtown Promenade” and Main Street with extended Holiday Hours.
Rotary Park, 201 E Main St, Winters
50+ decorated tractors expected, food trucks on every corner, music at Rotary Park after the parade.