Counting Down to Christmas in Sacramento

Mrs. Claus is Coming to Town (Courtesy of Girl Scouts Heart of Central California)

This weekend Mrs. Claus is making a special trip to Sacramento! (Courtesy of Girl Scouts Heart of Central California)

Christmas is T minus one week away! With the wide diversity of yuletide-themed events happening during the next seven days, it is safe to say that Sacramento is in the holiday spirit!

See below for a smattering of what you and yours can do before the 25th:

Winter Wonderland, Fairytale Town
Thursday-Sunday 12/19-22, 1pm-7pm
The storybook park will be trimmed with festive décor for the holiday season.

It’s a Wonderful Life, Crest Theatre
Friday-Tuesday 12/20-24, Various times
The classic film will make you a believer in the magic of the holiday season.

Sacramento Santa Run, Sacramento Downtown Plaza
Saturday 12/21, 9am
Dress up as the jolly good soul or your favorite holiday character in this family-friendly 5K Run/Walk. No matter if you’ve been bad or good, you’ll finish the race with cookies & milk!

Mrs. Clause is Coming to Town, Sacramento Regional Program Center
Saturday 12/21, 10am-2pm
Donate school supplies for girls in need while snapping pictures with Mrs. Claus is a good thing indeed.

Santa Carriage Rides, Palladio at Broadstone
Saturday & Sunday, 1pm-4pm
Good little boys and girls can ride with Kris Kringle at the shopping center–it’s the perfect opportunity to make any last-minute present requests!

Riders in the Sky: Christmas the Cowboy Way, Harris Center for the Arts
Saturday 12/21, 8pm
Christmas traditions and wacky Western wit collide during this unique concert experience in Folsom.

Handmade Holidays, Beatnik Studios
Sunday 12/22, 11am-5pm
In its fifth year, the quirky craft fair boasts a wide variety of artsy, stylish and even tacky handmade treasures from over 30 local artisans!

Pajama Party Christmas Eve, Sacramento Zoo
Tuesday 12/24, 10am-1:30pm
Join zoo animals the day before Christmas dressed in your most comfiest of PJ’s!

None of those seem right for you? Don’t sweat: Peek at’s Holiday Events section for even more things to do.


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