The 63rd Annual Oxnard Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place on Friday, December 6th starting at 5:30PM at Plaza Park, 500 South C Street, Oxnard. The community is invited to watch as downtown illuminates Ventura County’s tallest Christmas tree at over 110 feet high! There will also be entertainment, free refreshments, and but of course, Santa.
The next day, Saturday, December 7th, the community can cheer on a vast contingent of high-stepping marching bands, electrifying holiday floats, fantastic performance groups and local personalities during the Annual Oxnard Christmas Parade taking place on ‘A’, 5th and ‘C’ Streets from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The 2013 theme is "The Music and Magic of Christmas."
The 8th Annual Winter Fantasy Music & Light Show is scheduled in Plaza Park, 500 South C Street, from December 6th to January 1st. Shows run every 15 minutes from 5PM to 10PM. Enjoy your favorite holiday jingles synchronized with over 30,000 colorful lights, animated characters and decorated trees.
The 7th Annual Holly Trolley Tours depart from Centennial Plaza at 6, 7 and 8pm on December 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th. Ride a double-decker for a 50 minute guided tour of Downtown Oxnard and its Historic District's spectacular nighttime display of holiday lights and decor, stopping at Heritage Square for hot cocoa and cookies and going through Christmas Tree Lane. RSVP in advance for $10/person at 805.385.2705.
Heritage Square Christmas Tours and Gingerbread House Contest takes place on weekends, starting December 7th, from 10am to 4pm at Heritage Square, 715 South A Street. Suggested donation $5/person. Weekday tours by appointment only. Call 805.483.7960 x4 or visit HeritageSquareOxnard.com.
Christmas Tree Lane will be on display from December 8th through 25th from 6pm to 10pm on F and G Streets between 5th and Palm. Stroll or drive through one of Ventura County's largest residential holiday light displays in the Henry T. Oxnard National Historic District. Vist OxnardHistoricDistrict.com or call 805.385.7545 for more information.
Historic Oxnard Nativity Scene Unveiling
Sunday, Dec 8th, 6:00 p.m. at 400 Block of South "A" Street
Nightly display of Oxnard’s tradition since 1952. Fully restored and back downtown after a 20+ year absence come see this one time only display for this holiday season before it returns to Christmas Tree Lane. Entertainment provided on select evenings by local churches and youth groups. More info at OxnardHistoricDistrict.com.
Santa's float visits various Oxnard neighborhoods throughout December. Check the schedule at OxnardRec.org!
Visit www.downtownoxnard.org or call 805.247.0197 for more information.