What’s Happening Around the Bay | December 2017


Jack London Square Tree Lighting
December 1, 2017
Experience holiday magic on the Oakland waterfront with the lighting of the spectacular 55-foot Mount Shasta Fir Tree adorned with 5,000 sparking white lights and 600 colorful ornaments. Enjoy live music, an appearance by Santa and more. Learn More

Tiburon Holiday Festival
December 2, 2017
Join Tiburon’s Mayor and Santa Claus as they kick off the holiday season by lighting the town’s Christmas tree. Enjoy photos with Santa, snow play, horse-drawn carriage rides, ornament making, gingerbread house decorating and more. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sonoma Snowmen Festival
December 2, 2017
The Annual Lighting of the Snowmen has become a Sonoma Valley holiday tradition. This year, the Lighting of the Snowmen kicks off with a festival featuring music, kids’ crafts, gourmet food wine and more, all benefiting fire victims and relief efforts. Learn More

Mill Valley Winterfest
December 3, 2017
Enjoy Mill Valley’s annual celebration of the holiday season featuring snow sledding, Santa Claus in an antique fire truck, fun games, great music and entertainment, and tree lighting. You won’t want to miss one of Mill Valley’s hallmark events. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santana Row Holiday Soiree
December 5, 2017
Help give back to the Second Harvest Food Bank as you enjoy wine tastings, carolers, holiday treats, photos with Santa and much more. Bring a donation of canned food on the night of the event and be entered to win $250 Santana Row gift card. Learn More

Winterland at Children’s Fairyland
December 15, 2017
Give back to the Second Harvest Food Bank and enjoy wine tastings, carolers, holiday treats, photos with Santa and more. Bring a donation of canned food on the night of the event and be entered to win $250 Santana Row gift card. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nutcracker in Silicon Valley
December 16-24, 2017
Get into the holiday spirit with the classic holiday tale of the nutcracker. See the full company of Russian dancers from Moscow accompanied with a live orchestra by the Symphony Silicon Valley. Learn More

Walnut Creek Hanukkah Celebration
December 17, 2017
Join the Jewish Gateways’ HandsOn Holidays series for children and enjoy Hanukkah songs, dancing, holiday projects, Hanukkah treats, the lighting the menorah and more at the East Bay Jewish Community Center. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Little Ice Rink Holiday Ice Skating
December 2017
Join the Alameda South Shore Center and ice skate this holiday season at the Little Ice Rink with weekly performances every Friday by the Oakland Sharks on Ice. Learn more

New Year’s Eve on Santana Row
December 31, 2017
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with stylish flare. Join Santana Row in welcoming 2018 with the best the Bay Area can offer including gourmet food, drinks and entertainment. Learn More