NorCal Tree Lighting Events


Listed are some Christmas Tree lighting events around NorCal.

Brentwood, Cal. Christmas Tree Lighting

November 30, 2018, 6 p.m. | Tree Lighting is at 7 p.m. approx.

City Park
710 Second Street
Brentwood, CA

Brentwood California enjoys many festivities and celebrations, including the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony which is held in Brentwood City Park. There will also be activities happening in the Community Center located at 35 Oak Street which is adjacent to the park. The lighting ceremony begins after dark at 6 p.m., and includes holiday music, singing and a visit from Santa Claus, followed at 7 p.m. by the official lighting of the Christmas tree. This Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa visit is usually sponsored by the City of Brentwood and other organizations. (Source

Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Broadway Plaza and Retailer Open House, Walnut Creek, CA.

Nov. 29, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Broadway Plaza, 1275 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

From Broadway Plaza:

“Broadway Plaza’s annual Holiday Parade of Lights, Retailer Open House & Tree Lighting will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 6pm – 9pm.” (Source

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33rd Annual Carol of Lights Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Downtown Campbell
E Campbell Ave and N 1st St
Campbell, CA 95008

From Downtown Campbell:

“Come to the streets of Downtown Campbell for the 33nd anniversary of the annual Carol of Lights celebration in Campbell!

“The Carol of Lights is a free, non-commercial and family-oriented event for the community to help kick off the holiday season. For the kids, we’ll have a snow play area, Santa visits, a petting zoo, bounce houses, arts and crafts, and face painting.

“The Carol of Lights is an independently produced event organized by the Downtown Campbell Business Association and community volunteers. The event is funded entirely by sponsorships and donations and is only able to continue because it gets support from the community.” (Source

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Livermore Christmas Tree Lighting

Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade and Tree Lighting, December 2, 2017, 6 -8 p.m.

First Street at McLeod
Livermore, CA
(925) 373-1795

Home for the Holidays December 2, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lizzie Fountain is transformed into a winter fun zone for children 5th grade and under. Holiday entertainment, merchant open house and carriage rides.

The Downtown Livermore Tree Lighting Ceremony is part of an evening event that includes a festive, small-town holiday parade. The tree lighting follows the parade that takes to the streets of downtown Livermore around 6 p.m. (Source

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Sacramento, CA Christmas Tree Lighting

SACRAMENTO – Christmas Tree Lighting has already taken place but check out the symphony of lights!

November 23-December 24, 2018 Old Sacramento Raley’s Theatre of Lights

Annual event takes place each night and includes a symphony of lights, sounds, and visual effects. It transports the audience back to a time when the beloved poem “The Night Before Christmas” was first introduced in Sacramento in 1857. The Old Sacramento Theatre of Lights will run two 20-minute light shows throughout the holiday season with two performances every night, Thursdays through Sundays. (Source

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Union Square Christmas Tree Lighting

29th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, November 23 at 6:40pm
Celebration is from 6 – 7pm

The Union Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is always held the day after Thanksgiving in San Francisco. The 2018 scheduled performers include several local performers and artists.

The performances will be followed by the lighting of the tree at 6:40pm.

Every year, the Christmas tree is given to the city as a gift from Macy’s. This year’s reusable tree is 83 feet tall and will feature more than 30,000 lights and around 1,100 decorations.

After the official ceremony, the tree will be lit each night through the end of the year. (Source