BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 27, 2021-January 1, 2022, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: Capistrano Lights at Mission San Juan Capistrano, December 4-30, 2021, 4-6 p.m. missionsjc.com
ANAHEIM: Haunted Mansion Holiday 50th Anniversary
Gingerbread House at Disneyland through holiday
disneyland.com | gingerbread
FELTON: New Year's Trains December 27-31, 2019 at Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd. Felton, CA. Train travels between depot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. $, roaringcamp.com for tickets
FOLSOM: Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary Wild Nights, Holiday Lights, 5-8 p.m. Thousands of feet of bright and colorful light strands, sparkling ornaments, 100 decorated trees, and lighted animal figures. 403 Stafford St. $, folsomzoofriends.org
Hmong New Year's
Festival December 26, 2019
- January 1, 2020 at Fresno Fairgrounds,
1121 S. Chance Ave.
General Admission: $8, hmongcultural.org
FRESNO: Fresno Chaffee Zoo Lights, 5-8 p.m. Location: 894 West Belmont Avenue, $9, fresnochaffeezoo.org
GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Holiday November 29-December 31, 2019. Location: 3050 Hecker Pass Highway $35-58, gilroygardens.org
LOS ANGELES: Zoo Lights LA Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA $, lazoo.org
OAKLAND: Oakland ZooLights, 5:30-9 p.m. See a million glowing lights! Soar over the Oakland hills in our festively-lit gondolas and see the Bay Area skyline like never before. Location: 9777 Golf Links Road. $10, oaklandzoo.org
PASADENA: Bandfest December 29-30, 2019 at Pasadena City College Robison Stadium, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd. $15, sharpseating.com
PASADENA: Live On Green Pasadena Dec 29-31, 2019. Games, arts, music, entertainment and all free in a pre-Tournament of Roses festival. Climb into the driver's seat of the Live on Green! float and learn just how difficult it is to steer a 40,000 lb. decorated "floral masterpiece" 5.5 miles down Colorado Boulevard. Free concerts, play area, face painting, balloon twisting, crafts and more! Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec.29 & 30; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec.31. Location: 300 E Green St. Free, liveongreenpasadena.com
PASADENA: Tournament of Roses Parade Decorating Places December 28-31, 2019. See the floats being decorated before the parade. Hours: Dec.28, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Dec.29, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | Dec.30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Dec.31, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets will not be sold on-site Dec.31. Advance purchase required. Kids 5 and under are free. Location: Rosemont Pavilion, 700 Seco St. $15, sharpseating.com
SAN DIEGO: Jungle Bells includes Reindeer Games, Gingerbread Landing, Animal Experiences, Celebration of Lights and more.
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld San Diego Christmas Celebration. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Dolphin Island Christmas, Clyde & Seamore Christmas Special, and more! Location: 500 Sea World Drive
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Zoo Lights, 5-8 p.m. Location: 3939 W. Land Park Drive $, sfzoo.org
SAN FRANCISCO Asian Art Museum Japanese New Year Bell Ringing Celebration. Free with museum admission, the event takes place a day early this year as the museum is closed on Mondays. Location: 200 Larkin St San Francisco, CA asianart.org
VALENCIA: Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park, 5 p.m. Holiday in the Park begins each day 2 million lights 7 uniquely themed areas
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.