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November 11th - January 18th
Civic Park, Walnut Creek
The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) and Walnut Creek Downtown (WCD) kicks off the winter season on Wednesday, November 11 when ice skating starts at the 11th annual Walnut Creek on Ice in the heart of downtown at Civic Park.
November 21st - January 3rd
Main Street Martinez proud to announce the first outdoor holiday ice rink in downtown Martinez. The DC Solar Downtown Holiday Ice rink will be located in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Ferry St. and Marina Vista Ave.
November 27th - 29th
Hoffman Theater, Walnut Creek
Returning for its 25th year, Contra Costa Ballet presents the Bay Area's most family-friendly production of The Nutcracker.
November 27th - January 3rd
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom presents its ninth annual Holiday in the Park, a Northern California family tradition. Guests can enjoy the delights of the holiday season including favorite holiday shows, festive attractions, sledding down a giant snow hill and of course, the perennial favorite: meeting Old St. Nick, Santa Claus himself!
November 28th – December 13th
Shadelands, Walnut Creek
Since 1983, the Holiday Faire has been a seasonal tradition at Shadelands. During this two-week event, dozens of vendors will offer a wide variety of hand-crafted items and gifts for sale inside the Museum.
Moraga Commons Park
Join Santa and his Moraga Youth Involvement Committee helpers on Thursday, December 3 for cookies and hot cocoa in the Commons Park for the holiday tree lighting.
December 3rd - 6th
Tommy T's Comedy Club, Pleasanton
Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to.
11:00am - 8:00pm
Kick-start the season at the Spirit of Danville Holiday Shopping Event. Over 80 merchants and restaurants will be open late offering free wine tastings, hot cider, cookies, and other goodies along with great deals on gifts for everyone on your list.
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Lafayette’s Plaza Park
Tree lighting, live music, community sing-a-long, crafts — and this Santa’s “sleigh” is Lafayette’s historic fire truck, Old Betsy!
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bishop Ranch, San Ramon
Gather family and friends, come play in a snow park (with real snow!), listen to live music and watch the ceremonial lighting of our spectacular 70-foot White Fir tree. The guest of honor, of course, is Santa Claus! Be sure to bring your camera and strike a pose with jolly old St. Nick.
A cherished holiday tradition enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors. The holiday season kicks off with the Holiday Open House at 6pm. Merchants keep their doors open until 9pm serving seasonal refreshments. At approximately 6:30pm at the foot of First Street the public can view the lighting of the Christmas tree and enjoy Kris Kringle & The Mistletones.