Tree Lighting Ceremonies Around the Bay Area

Make lasting holiday memories at one of the many tree lighting ceremonies in the Bay Area this holiday season.

Let there be light in your holiday season when you experience the spectacle of a traditional tree lighting ceremony. These celebrations will offer festivities for all ages to enjoy – from live music and refreshments to visits from Santa Claus. Mark your calendar with one of these popular ceremonies and make great memories that will last a lifetime!

Light Up the Night in Pleasant Hill
Wednesday, November 16 • 5 – 8pm
Crescent Drive, Downtown Pleasant Hill

Lighting of the Old Oak Tree. Photo: Town of Danville

Lighting of the Old Oak Tree
Friday, November 25, 2022 • 5:15 – 8:30pm
Hartz & Prospect Avenues, Downtown Danville

Martinez Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 26, 2022 • 4 – 5:30pm
Main Street Plaza, Downtown Martinez

Jelly Belly Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 26, 2022 • 5 – 8pm
1 Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield

San Ramon City Center Tree Lighting Ceremony. Photo: City Center Bishop Ranch

City Center Tree Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 1, 2022 • 6 – 6:30pm
6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon

Parade of Lights & Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1, 2022 • 6 – 9pm
Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Dublin Holiday Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1, 2022 • 7pm
Dublin Civic Center • 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin

Downtown Fairfield Tree Lighting
Friday, December 2, 2022 • 6 – 9pm
Texas Street from Union to Madison, Fairfield

Benicia Tree Lighting. Photo: Visit Benicia / Facebook.

Benicia Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 2, 2022 • 6 – 9pm
Main Street, Downtown Benicia

Concord’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, December 2, 2022 • 5:30 – 8pm
Todos Santos Plaza • 2175 Willow Pass Rd, Concord

Hometown Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 3, 2022 • 5pm
Main Street, Downtown Pleasanton

San Ramon Holiday Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 3, 2022 • 4 – 6pm
Central Park Meadow, San Ramon

Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 3, 2022 • 6pm
Downtown Livermore

American Canyon Magic of the Season
Saturday, December 3, 2022 • 3 – 7pm
Shenandoah Park, American Canyon

Vallejo’s Mad Hatter Holiday Festival
Saturday, December 3, 2022 • 4:30 – 6:30pm
JFK Library, 505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo

It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette. Photo: Lafayette Chamber of Commerce

It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette
Sunday, December 4, 2022 • 4:30 – 6:30pm
Lafayette Plaza Park • Plaza Way, Lafayette