December 3, 2022, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.,
Center Street Promenade (at Lemon
Updated details to be announced soon!
Lighting at 6 p.m. Procession starts at 5:45 p.m.
Between 5,000 & 10,000 people show up for this event!
10 a.m.-7 p.m. International Food Fair & Unique Gift Shopping
3-5:30 p.m. Free photos with Santa - 1 per family
6-7 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony
Corner of Clementine and Center Street Promenade
Head over to the Christmas tree in front of Anaheim Ice at 5:45 p.m. for the annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting, part of the exciting Downtown Anaheim celebrating of the season. The day is filled with fun. Bring some money to buy a variety of unique hand-made gifts, delicious foods, and produce to take home with you. . Ring in the holidays with a very special tree lighting celebration. Join the Nutcracker Holiday Committee, the City of Anaheim, the Downtown Anaheim Association, and the Anaheim Community Foundation for holiday entertainment, food, and fun! Guests will enjoy a variety of holiday happenings including dog costume contest, holiday crafts, unique shopping, pictures with Santa, and the tree lighting at Feldhaus Circle.
Here are some tried and true helpful hints to make your Tree Lighting and Holiday Village experience more delightful:
Public Parking is located in the Oak Street Parking Structures. There is also some parking in the Clementine and Center Street Promenade lot.
no info 2022 as of Halloween
December 6, 2019, 5-8 p.m.
Tree lighting program begins at 6 p.m.
Twila Reid Park
3100 W. Orange Avenue
The evening includes holiday music, children's crafts & activities, bonfire and Santa Claus. Food available for a nominal fee. Some seating is available or you can bring your own. The West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council, better known as WAND, annual Christmas Tree Lighting includes Holiday music, children's crafts, photo opportunities, bonfire and visit with Santa! Dress warmly for the outdoor event. Some seating is available or you can bring your own. Food is available for a nominal fee.
There's also a delightful winter Anaheim ballet production of
or when summer rolls around check out free
summer concerts in public parks. A local favorite is the annual
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.