Sacramento365 has found some holiday fun for everyone, and there’s even a bit of snow if you know where to go!
A Christmas Carol
Sacramento Theatre Company
Through December 29 | Various Times
At the Sacramento Theatre Company, this classic tale of the greedy Ebenezer Scrooge will take the stage and put the whole family into the Christmas spirit all month long.
Sacramento Ballet presents The Nutcracker
December 12-15 | Sat & Sun 2pm; Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:30pm
Christmas classics continue as The Nutcracker takes the stage. The Sacramento Ballet will entertain the whole family as you follow Clara through her journey encountering the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairies, and more holiday magic.
Theatre of Lights
Old Sacramento Waterfront
December 12-24 | Thurs-Sun 6pm & 7:30pm | December 23 6pm & 7:30pm | Christmas Eve 6pm
For a unique experience and twist on a classic Christmas story, the Theatre of Lights transforms the Old Sacramento Waterfront’s K Street into a light and sound extravaganza. Not only will guests be surrounded by “Twas the Night Before Christmas” dramatized on each buildings’ balcony, this fun night will also feature the harrowing story of the historic district in the 1850s.
Rio Linda/Elverta Christmas Light Parade
Historic Downtown Rio Linda
December 14 | Sat 6pm-9pm
Expect everything from firetrucks and vintage rides to goats and chickens to be adorned with lights during this parade. You’ll also catch Santa and the Rio Linda High School Marching Band joining in on the fun, too!
December 14-15 & 21-22 | Sat & Sun 1pm-7pm
Kids can revel in the snow of Sacramento at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland! The park will be filled with festive decor and dazzling lights, a giant snow globe, and elf-themed activities. (Weather permitting.)
Folsom Community Center
December 15 | Sun 2pm-5pm
The largest Chanukah event in the Sacramento region is this wonderland in Folsom featuring a build-a-menorah workshop, carnival games, a food court, and more holiday fun!
Sacramento Santa Run
California State Capitol West Steps
December 21 | Sat 9am
Sacramento dresses up as Santa during this 5k Run/Walk (and Merry Mile) that ends with cookies, milk, music, and snow in DOCO. Yum!
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
December 25 | Wed 10am-3pm
Make your holiday a little bit easier with family brunch at the Hyatt. Their expert culinary team will prepare a made-to-order buffet, seafood display, carving station, and more deliciousness like sweets and champagne!
The region is overflowing with holiday cheer, so fun is sure to be found somewhere near!
Looking for even more holiday season events to check out? Take a look at Sacramento365’s Holiday Events page.