California offers tons of exciting festivals and events in December spreading seasonal cheer throughout the month of December. Check out some of the best holiday festivals in California this month:
Candlelight Chrismas Parade in Madera: December 4th
Christmas at the Ranch in Camarillo: December 5th
Celebrate a Victorian Christmas featuring food and wine at Camarillo Ranch.
Oxnard Christmas Parade and Tamale Festival: December 5th
Enjoy holiday cheer paired with handcrafted tamales!
Holiday in the Vineyards in Livermore: December 5th & 6th
Tasting rooms will featur holiday music, special tastings and crafts.
Christmas Boat Parade in Newport: December 16th - 20th
Boats of all sizes from yachts to canoes will showcase holiday lights and decor!
Holiday Lights Train in Santa Cruz: December 5th & 6th, 12th & 13th, 18th-23rd
Vintage excursion cars, adorned with thousands of colorful lights, roll through the streets of Santa Cruz.
Lighting of America's Tallest Living Christmas Tree: December 6th
Visit Downtown Ferndale to see the huge radiant Spruce tree decked out with lights and visible for miles!