Get in the holiday spirit and join the festivities as Redwood City’s Downtown Business Group throws Hometown Holidays, a party to celebrate the holiday season, rain or shine!
Guests can enjoy a parade, live entertainment, carnival rides, snow, Santa Claus photos and more. This free family friendly event takes place December 2nd starting at 10 a.m. on Courthouse Square.
Downtown Redwood City. CA 94063
Crafts Fair & Children’s Carnival from 10am to 8pm
Parade at 4:30pm
Tree Lighting 5:45pm
Holiday Train Arrives 6:15pm
SOJ Big Band performs Holiday Music 7:00pm
This free family celebration features:
• Traditional children’s holiday parade
• Free admission to the San Mateo County History Museum
• An incredible, kid-pleasing snow play area
• Live music on two stages featuring SOJ Big Band
• Santa Claus Photos in the History Museum
• Carnival Rides*
• Food and Craft Vendors*
• Annual City Hall Tree Lighting at 5:45 p.m. at Hamilton & Broadway
• Caltrain’s Holiday Train toy collection train, arrives at Redwood City’s Sequoia Station train platform at approximately 6:10pm. Glowing with thousands of lights and holiday decorations, the Holiday Train makes 20-minute station stops, where Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and the gang get off the train to greet children and spread holiday cheer. Bring the family to join in the fun, along with a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the Holiday Train Toy Drive.
Volunteers and vendors are welcome to help make Hometown Holidays a success. Volunteering for a few hours can help to bring holiday joy to the families of Redwood City. Call 650-455-5144 to volunteer to be a part of the festivities! For sponsorship, vending or food applications, or to take part in the parade, go to: http://www.hometownholidays.org/HTH/forms.html
*There is a charge for rides and food vendors
Hometown Holidays is presented by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group and is proudly supported by the following sponsors:
City of Redwood City Cultural Commission, City of Redwood City, Walnut Street Properties/Acclaim Companies, Alicia Aguirre, Redwood City Council, Diane Howard, Redwood City Council, Kastrop Group, Cheryl Monroe, San Mateo Credit Union, United American Bank, Provident Credit Union, Recology, Nina Kadera, Spectrum Magazine, Paula Uccelli – Pete & Paula Uccelli Foundation