California Christmas Tree Ceremony


Oxnard Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

November 15, 2023, 7-8 p.m.

The Collection at RiverPark
2751 Park View Court
Oxnard, CA

The Collection at RiverPark kicks off holiday merriment with the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration which includes a gorgeous 40 ft holiday tree, live entertainment and performances from local favorites. The tree lighting show has a sprinkle of snow and signature fireworks!

A holly jolly band kicks off the festivities at 7 p.m. Next, there's a fun dance performance from Hip-Hop Mindset followed by a special appearance by Santa. The magical evening concludes with the lighting of the tree and a spectacular firework show around 8 p.m.

Oxnard Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 1, 2022, 5-9 p.m.

Plaza Park
5th & B Street
Oxnard, CA

Kick off the season with an awe-inspiring Tree Lighting Celebration at Collection Park. This magical evening will showcase holiday entertainment provided by Music Freqs, including a special performance of the Nutcracker from Ventura County Ballet Company, an extravagant tree lighting and a spectacular firework show.


The fun kicks off with the 71st Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Plaza Park in Downtown Oxnard. Visitors can watch in awe as Ventura County's tallest Christmas tree is illuminated while enjoying complimentary refreshments and a visit from Santa!

In addition to the Oxnard Christmas Tree Lane in which Victorian Homes are lit for the holidays, Oxnard celebrates the season in a big way with many events, including a tree lighting ceremony.

This festive evening features City leaders, Downtown merchants, and friends who come together to light up Ventura County's tallest Christmas tree - over 110 feet tall! Bring the whole family to officially ring in the holiday season at this six decade tradition. Entertainment, complimentary refreshments and Santa!

Oxnard Lighting of the Tall Ship Mast

December 3, 2022, 6 p.m.

Channel Islands Maritime Museum
3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
(805) 984-6260 

5th annual Lighting of the Tall Ship Mast includes live music from the CocoKnots, public sing-alongs to holiday favorites and refreshments available for purchase. At 7 p.m. Santa Claus arrives to flip the switch and light the iconic Tall Ship Mast in front of the Maritime Museum. Following the lighting ceremony, Santa meets and greets children in his special nautical sleigh. This is a free community family event! For more information, contact the Museum at 805.984.6260 or at

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