California Events


Sunday, December 19, 2021

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BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 27, 2021-January 1, 2022, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.

CORONA DEL MAR: Nights of 1000 Lights December 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2021, 6-9 p.m. at Sherman Library and Gardens. Light displays, live music, Santa and hot chocolate & s'mores. $25,

COSTA MESA: The Nutcracker with American Ballet Theatre December 10-19, 2021 with Pacific Symphony at Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive. $30-up,

FELTON: Holiday Lights Train November 26-December 23, 2021

FERNDALE: Victorian Village Lighted Tractor Parade, 5-7 p.m. Parade route: Main Street

IRVINE: Festival Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker December 10-24, 2021 at Irvine Barclay Theatre

LAGUNA BEACH: Laguna Beach Winter Fantasy weekends through December 19, 2021

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Ballet's The Nutcracker, December 17-19, 2021 at Royce Hall, UCLA.

MODESTO: Central West Ballet The Nutcracker December 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19, 2021. Gallo Center for the Arts 1000 I St. Modesto, CA $23-65,

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Dec.15-19, 2021

POMONA: The Pomona Concert Band Holiday Concert titled "In The Holiday Mood" 3 p.m. at G. Stanton Selby Bandshell, Ganesha Park, 1575 North White Avenue, sponsored by the City of Pomona Community Services Department. Free,

SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights November 24-December 24, 2021 held on K Street between Front & 2nd,

SAN JOSE: A Merry Little Christmas Cabaret, concert, 2 p.m. at Tabard Theatre in the heart of historic San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose. The setting: a three-quarter round cabaret stage, original brick walls, plush leather seats, antique wood plank floors, sweeping drapes, and a 35-foot mahogany bar. Tickets: $19-$48, or call (408) 679-2330

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: Capistrano Lights at Mission San Juan Capistrano, December 4-30, 2021, 4-6 p.m.

THOUSAND OAKS: Pacific Festival Ballet - The Nutcracker  December 18-19, 2021, 2 & 7 p.m. at Bank of America Performing Arts Center

WHITTIER: Rubber Duck Race at Palm Park Pool, 5703 Palm Ave. Registration:





Past Events

ANAHEIM: Haunted Mansion Holiday 50th Anniversary Gingerbread House at Disneyland through holiday season. | gingerbread

BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 30, 2019-January 4, 2020, 5:30-9 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.

CORONA DEL MAR: Nights of 1000 Lights December 6-22, 2019, 6-9 p.m. at Sherman Library and Gardens. Light displays, live music, Santa and hot chocolate & s'mores. $25,

COSTA MESA: Snoopy House Dec.13-22. Free outdoor display at City Hall

COSTA MESA: Winter Fest Orange County December 19, 2019-January 5, 2020. Location: OC Fairgrounds 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 $19-up,

EL CAJON: Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour with  Jonathan Butler, Melissa Manchester, Michael Lington and more, at The Magnolia. Multi-Grammy nominated saxophonist Dave Koz 22nd annual Friends Christmas Tour brings fresh renditions of Christmas classics. $,

FELTON: Holiday Lights Train November 29-December 23, 2019

FREMONT: Mission San Jose Las Posadas December 15-23, 2019, 6 p.m. Meet on the front porch to join Mary & Joseph's journey to Bethlehem while singing Christmas carols to a local business or site within two blocks of the Mission. Location: 43300 Mission Blvd. Free, |

GLENDALE: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 Glendale Centre Theatre 324 N Orange Glendale, CA, 91203 | carol

HOLTVILLE: Christmas in the Park and Craft Fair in Holt Park, 6-9 p.m.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Cruise of Lights December 17-23, 2019,

LONG BEACH: A Christmas Carol December 7-22, 2019 Long Beach Playhouse 5021 E. Anaheim Street Long Beach CA  | carol

LOS ANGELES: Holiday Highlights Tour with Los Angeles Conservancy December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Five public buildings are featured in a guided, 1.5 hour walking tour  $15, | tours

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, December 18-22, 2019, 6:30-9 p.m. nightly. Begins & ends at tip of Lido Isle,

PASADENA: A Christmas Carol December 4-23, 2019 at A Noise Within $, | carol

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Ballet's The Nutcracker December 12-22, 2019 Memorial Auditorium 1515 J Street Sacramento, CA Tickets: $65-107 approx.,

SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights, November 27-December 24, 2019 Free,

SACRAMENTO: A Christmas Carol December 4-29, 2019 Sacramento Theatre Company Main Stage 1419 H Street Sacramento, CA $, | carol

SAN DIEGO: Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show November 23-December 29, 2019 The Old Globe Balboa Park San Diego, CA | carol

SAN DIEGO: California Ballet Company's The Nutcracker December 14-24, 2019 San Diego Civic Theatre 1100 3rd Ave, San Diego, 92101 $25-105

SAN DIEGO: Old Town Cygnet Theatre November 27-December 29, 2019 4040 Twiggs St. San Diego, CA 92110 $, | carol

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker, December 11-29, 2019. War Memorial Opera House 301 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA $36-450, approx. plus fees,

SAN FRANCISCO: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) The Geary Theater 405 Geary Street San Francisco, CA 94102 $, | carol

SAN JOSE: Great Russian Nutcracker at December 19 & 20, 2019, 4 & 8 p.m. at  California Theatre, 345 South First St., San Jose, CA. $29-$175,

SAN SIMEON: Hearst Castle Holiday Twilight tours. $30-up, reservations 1-800-444-4445 | home tours

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America WinterFest November 29-December 31, 2019, opens 5 p.m. 237 W to Great America Parkway. Ice skating available, too. $ tickets

VISALIA: Holiday Open House Downtown December 5, 12 & 19, 2019, 5-8 p.m. Carriage rides in a horse drawn carriage, Santa pictures, Ice Skating Rink and train rides, plus shop till you drop.

VISALIA: An Irish Christmas, 7 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theatre, Kerry Irish Productions, Inc.,

WALNUT CREEK: A Christmas Carol December 12-22, 2019 Lesher Center for the Arts 1601 Civic Dr. Walnut Creek, CA $, | carol

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: The Bracebridge Dinner, December 11-21, 2019. When the bell chimes, enter the world of a 17th century English manor for a feast of food, song and mirth. $tickets,

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