Tree & Menorah Lighting Celebrations


Festival of Lights, December 14, 11:30am-2:30pm, Hanukkah Party Celebration including food, arts & crafts, music by Miss Kitty, bouncy house and more, Marin Osher JCC, San Rafael.

Menorah Lighting & Chanukah Festivities, December 16, 5-6pm, Chabad of Mill Valley Chanukah Festival of Unity. Enjoy hot beverages, latke bar and other delicious treats, live music, Chanukah gelt, dreidels, crafts and more! Village at Corte Madera.

Menorah Lighting, December 16, 5pm, enjoy latkes, donuts, music and a raffle, Chabad of Novato, Whole Foods, Novato.

Bill Graham Menorah Project, December 16-24, on the 6th night Olate Dogs (as seen on America's Got Talent) will be performing, Union Square. 8th night at Westfield San Francisco Center. See website for details.

Light the Menorah, December 16, Ghirardelli Square. 



Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland, November 28-29, Light parade is at 5:30pm, San Rafael.

Winterfest, November 30, 11am-6pm, music, food, and snow, followed by a lighting of the trees, Downtown Mill Valley.

Tiburon Holiday Festival, December 6, Visits with Santa, Roasted Chestnuts, Gingerbread House Decorating, 3 sessions, Tree Lighting Ceremony 6pm.

San Anselmo Holiday Lighting Ceremony, 5-6:30pm, December 6, Free pictures with Santa, Treats for the Kids, Complimentary Refreshments, White Hill 8th Grade String Ensemble and Chorus, Holiday Craft Project for kids, Imagination Park, 535 San Anselmo Ave.

Novato Tree Lighting, 4:30pm, City Hall, Novato.


Pier 39's Tree Lighting Ceremony is on Saturday, November 22 & Sunday, November 23 2014. This two-day celebration starts at noon each day with a meet and greet with friends from the Disneylandยฎ Resort. This all day event ends with the tree lighting ceremony at 6pm. 

Union Square Tree Lighting Ceremony (Macy's 24th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony) is on Friday, November 28, 2014. Festivities begin at 6pm with the tree lighting scheduled for 6:40pm. Get to Union Square early for the best spot. 

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Ghirardelli Square, November 28. 4-9pm Festivities will include live music, childrenโ€™s entertainment and a visit from Santa.

Winter Carousel Lighting, 4:30-6:30pm, November 29, celebrate the lighting of our historic carousel and enjoy an evening of free rides and kid friendly activities, Creativity Museum.

555 California Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 2, 5-6:30pm featuring music from pop sensation Phillip Philip, Karen & Ronnie Lott honorary guests.

McLaren Lodge Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 4, 4-8pm, Golden Gate Park, train rides for the kids, live entertainment and a visit from Santa, Golden Gate Park.

Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 5, 5:30-6:30pm, holiday craft activities and caroling, Presidio.


Theatre District Tree Lighting, December 6, Petaluma

Lighting of the Snowmen, December 7, 4-7 pm, CornerStone, Sonoma.