Christmas and Other Holiday Season Events Around Ventura County


Hop onto the holiday bandwagon and check out some of these dozens of events in and around Ventura County, most of which are FREE! Christmas parades, Santa visits, carnivals, train rides, holiday runs, holiday home tours, boutiques, nativity displays and lots of holiday music and entertainment!

This list will be updated regularly as we move our way through the Thankgiving and Christmas holiday season! Submit additions here.

Do contact event coordinators as things sometimes change! Also, some events require RSVP.


Past Events (just as an fyi)

  • Sat 11/14: Annual Tree Lighting at Simi Valley Town Center
  • Tue 11/17: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County Holiday Boutique
  • Fri 11/20: Holiday Tree Lighting at The Promenade at Westlake
  • Sat 11/21: Tree Lighting Celebration and Santa Claus at The Collection at RiverPark
  • Sun 11/22: Holiday Boutique in Thousand Oaks
  • Thu 11/26: Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash at Santa Barbara Zoo
  • Thu 11/26: 8th Annual Ventura Turkey Trot
  • Fri 11/27: Santa Claus to Parachute into Janss Marketplace
  • Sat 11/28: 66th Annual Santa Paula Christmas Parade
  • Sat 11/28: Free Admission, Santa and More at Santa Paula Ag Museum
  • Sat 11/28: Fillmore & Western Presents "The Santa Train"