Holiday Tree Lightings 2014 – SF Bay Area, NYC and London

Happy Holidays! – ©
Happy Holidays! – ©

Before we know it, the Holidays will be upon us. That festive time of year when everything comes alive with glittering holiday lights and decorations, Christmas caroling,  and fun tree lighting ceremonies. We’ve put together a list of some of the most popular Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Special Events in the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa Valley , New York City and London. Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss anything.

Happy Holidays!

Tree Lighting Ceremonies, Parades and Christmas Lights

San Francisco Tree Lightings

  • Pier 39 – November 22-23
  • Ghirardelli Square – November 28 (day after Thanksgiving)
  • 555 California Street – December 2 (first Tuesday after Thanksgiving)
  • Macy’s Union Square – November 28 (day after Thanksgiving)

Find more Fun Things To Do in San Francisco and the Bay Area during the Holidays

South Bay / Monterey Tree Lightings

  • Santana Row, San Jose – November 18
  • Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade – November 30 (first Sunday after Thanksgiving)
  • Cannery Row, Monterey – November 28 (day after Thanksgiving)

North Bay / Napa Valley Tree Lightings

  • San Rafael Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland – November 28 (day after Thanksgiving)
  • Yountville Festival of Lights – November 28 (day after Thanksgiving)

East Bay Tree Lightings

  • Jack London Square, Oakland – December 5
  • Oakland Children’s Holiday Parade – December 6
  • Oakland/Alameda Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade December 6
  • Jelly Belly Tree Lighting Ceremony, Fairfield – November 29 (Usually first Saturday after Thanksgiving)

New York City Tree Lighting

  • Rockefeller Center, NYC – December 3 (usually the first Wednesday after Thanksgiving)

Find More Fun Things To Do in NYC during the Holiday Season

London, England Tree Lighting and Christmas Lights

  • Trafalgar Square Carol-Singing – December 8-23
  • Trafalgar Square Tree Lighting – December TBD
  • Christmas Lights London (Covent Garden, Regent Street and Oxford Street ) – Dates TBD)

*Date, time and activities are subject to change. Be sure to check ahead to confirm.

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