Holiday 2022 Events in Our Neighborhoods

Happy December!
Here we are in the last month of the year. We made it! It’s time to celebrate!

Grab a Gig and go check out these fun December/holiday events and activities* near you. Check the websites to confirm prices and times. 

*Operations will discontinue in the Sacramento HomeZone on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

San Francisco Bay Area

Jack London Square's Holiday Tree Lighting
December 3 from 5:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Oakland, near 98 Broadway at Water St.
A festive celebration that includes a tree lighting, and laser light show accompanied by live music and entertainers.

It's a Wonderful Life Holiday Celebration
December 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Lafayette, 3553 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
A family-friendly celebration that includes train rides on the Lafayette Express, tree lighting, live music, kid's crafts, holiday treats, and more.

Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting
December 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
San Francisco, 335 McAllister St.
Taking place across the illuminated City Hall, enjoy festive performances, food, music, a toy giveaway for kids, DIY activities, and more.

Telegraph Ave. Holiday Street Fair
December 10-11, 17-18, 23-24, times vary
Berkeley, Telegraph Ave. between Dwight and Bancroft Way
The 39th annual fair will welcome holiday shoppers to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, and unique crafts by artisan vendors.

Glowing Hanukkah Pop-Up at Ghirardelli Square
December 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
San Francisco, Ghirardelli Square
The JCCSF event returns for a fifth year, celebrating with lighting of candles, live music, Hanukkah crafts, dreidel games, and more.


Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting
December 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
West Sacramento, 1110 West Capitol Ave.
Join the city of West Sacramento in kicking off the holiday season in front of City Hall. Enjoy coffee, hot cocoa, cookies, and live local music.

Sacramento Lighted Boat Parade
December 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sacramento, Old Sacramento Waterfront/Sacramento River
Enjoy the view of the lighted boats either at dinner nearby or head over to the Promenade to watch from the docks.

Sacramento Santa Parade
December 10 beginning at 10 a.m.
Sacramento, Capitol Park
Marching bands, youth groups, classic cars, prancing horses, Santa Claus, and more will parade around Capitol Park to celebrate the holidays.

Chanukah Wonderland
December 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Folsom, 410 Palladio Pkwy. #1601
Now in its 16th year, the Chanukah Wonderland will feature crafts, games, festive music, fabulous food, face painting, and more.

Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink
November 9 through January 16, times vary
Sacramento, Ali Youssefi Square
Teleport to a winter wonderland in the heart of Downtown Sacramento. Put on a pair of skates and enjoy an outing at the ice rink.


Seattle Center Winterfest
November 25 through December 31, times vary
Seattle, 305 Harrison Street
Connect to a world of sparkling lights, amusements, spirited entertainment, the Winter Train & Village, and more.

Woodinville Winterfest
December 3 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Woodinville, 175th Street
This town-wide holiday festival features a multitude of events including a fair, tree lighting, holiday treats, ornament making, activities, and more.

Hometown Holidays
December 3, 8, 10-11, times vary
Downtown West Seattle Junction
Come out to the Holiday Festival on Dec. 3, an art walk on Dec. 8, selfies with Santa on Dec. 10, and a cocoa, coat drive, and garland sale on Dec. 11.

Holiday in the Park
December 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Seattle, Volunteer Park
Enjoy music, treats, kids activities, and pathways of over 600 glowing luminarias at Volunteer Park in Capitol Hill.

Hands on Hanukkah
December 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Seattle, University Village
Bring the family out to create a take-home Menorah, dreidel suncatchers, coloring pages, and hear information on the holiday of lights.

*Unless as otherwise stated, A3 Mobility LLC is not affiliated with the organizations profiled in this email.

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