California Christmas Festivals

There are many celebrations for Christmas & New Years throughout California. This list is a sampling of the fun.
[Check the web links or call for dates & times of these Christmas celebrations.]

Atascadero CA
Winter Wonderland
atascaderomainstreet.org

Auburn CA
Country Christmas Festival
800-427-6463
oldtownauburnca.com

Avalon CA
New Years Eve on Catalina
310-510-2848

Bishop CA
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
760-873-8405

Boulder Creek CA
Drive-Thru Living Nativity @ 12465 Highway 9
831-338-3700

El Cajon CA
Drive-Thru Nativity @ 1630 E. Madison Ave
619-444-0763

Eureka CA
Truckers Christmas Convoy
keka101.com

Felton CA
Holiday Lights Train
roaringcamp.com

Ferndale CA
Holiday Tractor Parade
707-786-4299
707-786-4477

Fairfield CA
Holiday Night of Lights
fairfielddowntown.com

Huntington Beach CA
Cruise of Lights Boat Tour
cruiseoflights.org

Livermore CA
Trinity Live Nativity
925-449-4212
trinitylivermore.org

Monterey CA
La Posada Candlelight Parade
831-649-7111

Newport Beach CA
Christmas Light Boat Parade; 200+ boats cruise the harbor decorated in festive lights. This week-long boat parade, the largest and oldest of its kind in Southern California, lasts 2+ hours.
714-729-4400

Nevada City CA
Living Nativity during Victorian Christmas.
nevadacitychamber.com

Oakland CA
Holiday Yacht Parade near Jack London Square

Oceanside CA
Live Nativity – Martin Luther King Jr. Park
760-947-3200

Roseville CA
Christmas Keepers Faire
877-742-7066

Salinas CA
Streets of Bethlehem
831-422-9872
streetsofbethlehem.com

San Diego CA
Big Bay Balloon Parade
pacificlifeholidaybowl.com

San Jose CA
Christmas in the Park
408-995-6635
christmasinthepark.com

Santa Rosa CA
Drive-Thru Live Nativity
santarosasda.org
707-578-8883

Sausalito CA
Lighted Yacht Parade
syconline.org

South Lake Tahoe CA
Valhalla Holiday Gala
valhallatahoe.com/events.html