December will soon be upon us and with that comes lots of holiday activities to enjoy with your family. Many local communities are already kicking off the holiday season with tree lightings and visits from Santa. Here is a rundown of just a few of the events happening soon on the Peninsula!
Half Moon Bay Night of Lights
Head to downtown Half Moon Bay, for tree lighting and parade. Fri., Dec. 1. 6-9 p.m. Main Street, Half Moon Bay.
Redwood City Improvement Association Tree Lighting at Hometown Holidays
This holiday celebration includes a parade, live entertainment, special musical performances, a visit from Santa, real falling snow and a tree lighting. Sat., Dec. 2. Event runs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. with tree lighting at 5:45 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City.
Menlo Park Holiday Tree Lighting
Visit Fremont Park for the Holiday Tree Lighting presented by the City of Menlo Park and the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce. This holiday favorite event brings the Menlo Park community together to ring in the holiday season. Come enjoy live entertainment, free hot cocoa, and the lighting of the holiday tree. If you have been good boys and girls, Santa just might make a special appearance. Friday, Dec 1, 5:30-7pm.
Menlo Park Breakfast with Santa
The annual Breakfast with Santa event takes place at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center. Don't forget to bring your camera so you can get a great photo of your child with Santa. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Fire Fighters Toy Drive and receive $1 off your ticket price. Saturday, Dec 2, 7:30-11 am.
Cupertino Tree Lighting
Enjoy a countdown to light the tree, music, refreshments and a special visit from a friend from the North Pole. Fri., Dec. 1. 6-8 p.m. Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino.
Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration
Head to Mountain View for live holiday music, refreshments, children’s activities, free photos with Santa and a holiday tree lighting ceremony. Mon., Dec. 4. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.