Christmas in California


Santa Cruz Holiday Lights

November 24-December 24, 2023,  5:30-9 p.m.

Walk-Thru Holiday Lights December 2 & 3, 2023, $10 admission per person

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 East Lake Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076
$20 per car, or 

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Actual dates: November 24, 25 & 26, 2023; December 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 & 24, 2023

The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Foundation and the Agricultural History Project bring back Holiday Lights for 2023. The three-fourth (0.75) mile drive-through includes the icons of Christmas - Giant Christmas trees twinkling with lights, Santa, reindeer, snowmen, lighted tunnels and many more magical moments.

December 2 & 3, 2022 Walk-thru only plus the annual Heritage Holiday Craft and Gift Fair for shoppers looking for that special Holiday Gift. Admission to the Holiday Fair is around $6

Santa Cruz Fair Foundation and the Agricultural History Project will again present HOLIDAY LIGHTS at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.

Stay in your warm car and drive through this Holiday Experience.

Check out all the wonderful California Christmas boat parades.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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