BAKERSFIELD: Holiday Lightasmic! November 26-December 30, 2022, evenings at CALM Zoo. Location: 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway Bakersfield, CA $, calmzoo.org
CARLSBAD: Legoland Holidays with LEGO brick 30-ft. tree, character meet & greet characters. Experience Holidays at LEGOLAND this season between Select days November 19, 2022-January 8, 2023 Included with Daily Tickets
COSTA MESA: Winter Fest OC November 25, 2022-January 1, 2023, returns to Orange County Fairgrounds with family fun, foods, Christmas icons, and activities that Southern California beach kids often miss such as ice skating and sledding - real Winter experiences!
FOLSOM: Historic Folsom Ice Rink November 11, 2022 -January 16, 2023 in Downtown Folsom, 2oo Wool Street (behind Chamber of Commerce), Folsom, CA $, historicfolsom.org
INDIO: Coachella Valley Magic of Lights Drive Thru November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023, 6-10 p.m. at Empire Polo Club. Location:†81800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA. $, magicoflights.com
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE: Enchanted Forest of Light November 20, 2022-January 8, 2023 features an after-dark, mile-long walkthrough of holiday lights in Descanso Gardens, a unique Southern California botanic garden of historical significance.
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles County Tree Lighting at Music Center Plaza, 5 p.m. The Music Center's Jerry Moss Plaza 135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 musiccenter.org
LOS ANGELES: LA Zoo Lights, Animals Aglow November 18, 2022-January 22, 2023 at LA Zoo. Special holiday display seen only at night. Location: 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA, $, lazoo.org
NAPLES: Lighted Trees in the Bay, Nightly at Sunset, November 24, 2022-January 1, 2023. This annual tradition in not a ceremony per se, but more of an esthetic pleasure for the holidays, brought to the public by donors, volunteers and Long Beach City workers.
ONTARIO: Christmas on Euclid Street Nativity thru Jan.1, 2023
PACIFIC GROVE: Pacific Grove Tree Lighting Ceremony November 28, 2022, 5:30-8 p.m.
PALOS VERDES PENINSULA: South Coast Botanic Garden Astra Lumina, An Enchanted Night Walk Amongst The Stars in Los Angeles, December 8, 2022-January 15, 2023. The limited engagement, multisensory immersive experience that holds a special connection to the stars above, brings special meaning to the holidays. $ tickets, southcoastbotanicgarden.org
REDDING: Garden of Lights November 18, 2022-January 8, 2023 at McConnell Arboretum, Turtle Bay Exploration Park 844 Sundial Bridge Drive Redding, CA $22, $15 for seniors, youth and military, reddinggardenoflights.org
RIVERSIDE: Mission Inn Festival of Lights November 25, 2022-January 6, 2023. The National Historic Landmark dazzles with millions of holiday lights. Some say it is one of the best Christmas displays in the U.S. Free, missioninn.com
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco's Union Square on Ice, November 2, 2022-January 16, 2023, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. daily
VISALIA: Visalia Candy Cane Parade November 28, 2022, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Theme in 2022 is A Christmas Carol Parade route: The 1.5 mile route proceeds West on Main St. from Santa FeWOODSIDE: Holidays at Filoli, November 19, 2022-January 8, 2023. See 20 miles of Holiday lights, food delights, shopping ops, and Santa visits at an historic 654-acre estate featuring a 54,000+ square-foot Georgian revival-style mansion, 16 acres of exquisite English Renaissance gardens, a 6.8-acre Gentlemanís Orchard, and hundreds of acres of Natural Lands with 5 distinct ecosystems.
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