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.



Residential Holiday Light Displays

Past Events

  • Thu 11/17: Holiday Boutique at Horizon Hills Parenting Program Thousand Oaks
  • Fri 11/18: Holiday Tree Lighting at The Promenade at Westlake
  • 11/18-19: Christmas Boutique with Santa in Simi Valley
  • 11/18-19: Kris Kringle Holiday Boutique in Thousand Oaks
  • Sat 11/19: Tree Lighting at The Collection at RiverPark
  • Sat 11/19: TOHS Cheer Boosters Holiday Boutique
  • Sat 11/19: Harrison Hugs Holiday Boutique in Simi Valley
  • Sat 11/20: Santa Paws Event at Ventura Beach Marriott
  • 11/19-20: Ventura County Ballet Company Presents "The Nutcracker"
  • Thu 11/24: Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash at Santa Barbara Zoo
  • Thu 11/24: 12th Annual Turkey Day Dash in Thousand Oaks
  • Thu 11/24: 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K in Simi Valley
  • Thu 11/24: 9th Annual Ventura Turkey Trot 5K and Kids' 1K
  • Fri 11/25: Santa Parachutes into Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks
  • Sat 11/26: 67th Annual Santa Paula Christmas Parade
  • Tue 11/28: Silent Santa at The Collection at RiverPark