ALPINE: Thanksgiving Turkey Bash November 26-27, 2021, 10 a.m. Watch the big bears and cats enjoy the holiday meals at Lions Tigers & Bears, a place where wild rescue animals reside.
Anaheim Ballet's Nutcracker Ballet
November 27, 2021, 2 p.m. at The City National Grove of Anaheim
ARCATA: Season of Wonder & Light Tree Lighting Ceremony at Small Business Saturday
AUBURN: Christmas Art & Craft Faire November 27-28, 2021 at Gold Country Fairgrounds & Event Center. Enjoy a unique holiday and shopping experience for the whole family with more than 100 talented regional Artisans. Location: 1273 High Street Auburn, CA. goldcountryfair.com
BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 27, 2021-January 1, 2022, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.
BIG BEAR LAKE: Mountain Christmas Boutique November 26-28, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Big Bear Convention Center. Let the shopping season begin! Location: Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Blvd. $3, bigbearevents.com
BREA: Christmas With The Alley Cats Friday, November 26-28, 2021. Four-part harmony and delightful antics from America's favorite Doo Wop group! Curtis Theater. curtistheatre.comCOSTA MESA: Winter Fest Orange County's Night of Lights Drive Thru, November 26, 2021-January 2, 2022 Location: OC Fairgrounds 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 $, winterfestoc.com
FELTON: Holiday Lights Train November 26-December 23, 2021 roaringcamp.com
HOLLISTER: Lights ON Celebration Tree Lighting Ceremony November 27, 2021, 5:30 p.m. rain or shine Hollister Downtown Association downtownhollister.org
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Surf City Winter Wonderland ice skating rink November 26, 2021-January 2, 2022 at Pacific Coast Highway & Main Street in Pier Plaza. ROHNERT PARK: 42nd Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire November 26-27, 2021, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. This FREE, two-day event includes Little Elves' Workshop! (trained staff will help your children write letters to Santa and make festive crafts and decorations they can take home for ages 5-12 unsupervised- children 4 and under with parental supervision only). Get your shopping done while the kids have fun! ci.rohnert-park.ca.us
IRWINDALE: Santa's Speedway Christmas Lights Drive-Thru Spectacular November 26, 2021-January 2, 2022, nightly 5:30-10 p.m. at Irwindale Speedway & Event Center. $, santasspeedway.com
LAGUNA BEACH: Laguna Beach Winter Fantasy weekends through December 19, 2021
LEWISTON: Lewiston Christmas Bridge Lighting & Fireworks November 27, 2021, 3 -7 p.m. Free Firewo
MARTINEZ: Tree Lighting November 27, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Downtown Martinez Christmas Tree Lighting on Small Business Saturday
OAKDALE: Cowboy Christmas Cowboy Santa arrives on horseback. oakdalecowboymuseum.org
OAK GLEN: Apple Butter Festival November 26-28, 2021 Riley's at Los Rios Rancho 39611 Oak Glen Rd. #13, Yucaipa, CA losriosrancho.com
PLACERVILLE: Tractor pulled hayrides, free in Downtown Placerville Main St. cityofplacerville.org
Also Tractor Pulled Hayrides on November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 2021. Donations appreciated but not required!
RIVERSIDE: Festival of Trees Holiday Fair November 26-27, 2021, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Crestmore Manor. Kick off the Holiday season at the Festival of Trees Holiday Fair featuring over 40 beautiful Christmas trees decorated by amazing volunteers and community partners, children’s activities, holiday marketplace featuring local artisans, and delicious treats from local food trucks and food vendors. Location: 4600 Crestmore Road Riverside, CA 92509 The event is FREE. ruhsfoundation.org 951-486-5723
SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights November 24-December 24, 2021 held on K Street between Front & 2nd, oldsacramento.com
SAN BRUNO: Holiday Boutique, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road. Shop over 40 vendors for your holiday gifts ranging from apparel to soaps, candles, crafts, glass objects, art and home decor, plus gourmet foods and more. Free admission, sanbruno.ca.gov
SAN DIEGO: Surfing Santa in San Diego November 27, 2021, 1-5 p.m. Seaport Village 849 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA seaportvillage.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Golden Girls Christmas Episodes at The Victoria Theatre 2961 16th Street San Francisco, California 94103 $, goldengirlssf.com
SAN JOSE: Blinky's Illuminated Holiday November 26, 2021-January 9, 2022. Lake Cunningham Park $30-75, christmasinthepark.com
SANTA MONICA: Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker performed at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St, westsideballet.com
SANTA CLARA: Holiday Ice November 26, 2021-January 2, 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Westin St. Francis Hotel Gingerbread Castle November 27, 2019-January 2020
PACIFIC GROVE: Christmas at the Inns November 27-28, Past Event! 6-9 p.m. It's Pacific Grove at its most picturesque, as ten of the town's bed and breakfasts and inns deck their halls and open their doors so you can share their holiday cheer in Victorian-era splendor. call 831-373-3304 to reserve your spot. | Monterey holidays
VACAVILLE: Holiday Tree Lighting Merriment on Main, 4:30 p.m. Downtown Vacaville Main near Dobbins Street Vacaville, CA downtownvacaville.com
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.