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Santa Clara Hosting Spectacular Holiday Events

SANTA CLARA, CA (November, 2017) – The city of Santa Clara is host to many of the Bay Area’s premier holiday events this year, including WinterFest at California’s Great America theme park. Open November 24 – December 30, 2017, the Park transforms into a winter wonderland featuring spectacular holiday lights and decor, world-class live entertainment, luscious treats and fanciful experiences.

Santa Clara’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting event is at the city’s Central Park (12/1). Also at Central Park isSanta Clara on Ice open November 20, 2017 – January 15, 2018. Santa Clara’s annual Historic Home Tour displays vintage homes decorated for the holidays (12/1 & 12/2); and Caltrain’s Holiday Train featuring 60,000 lights and decorations makes its annual stop in Santa Clara (12/2).

Santa Clara University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers perform at the 18th Annual Festival of Lights in beautiful Mission Santa Clara (12/1 & 12/2) and visitors to Rivermark Village can enjoy a horse drawn carriage, an elf hunt, and live entertainment (12/3).

Bethlehem is a live outdoor drama at Santa Clara First Baptist Church (12/7 -12/11); “The Nutcracker Ballet”makes its annual appearance at the Santa Clara Convention Center (12/9-10); and Santa Clara Chorale Presents Vivaldi’s beloved Gloria along with traditional carols at Mission Santa Clara de Asis (12/8 & 12/10).

For detailed information on these and other events, visit the Santa Clara Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Calendar of Events at www.santaclara.org.

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