Christmas in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines returns to San Jose on Friday, November 24! Kicking off the season with the annual tree lighting produced by PG&E, hosted by NBC Bay Area's Mike Inouye! Luna Blaise, actress from TV's Fresh Off the Boat and rising musician headlines the evening and American figure skaters, Polina Edmunds and Rudy Galindo will make a special appearance.
This year's Christmas in the Park will feature exciting new exhibits and events, including Winter Wonderland produced by Giant Creative, the new Bears Pond Ice Rink, The Tree of Light, Southwest Landing and an interactive Santa house display showcasing Mr. and Mrs. Claus practicing an environment-friendly lifestyle.
There is always something to do at Christmas in the Park! Enjoy special events like Holiday Movie Night every Saturday with FREE milk and cookies! Sign up to perform or enjoy a production on the Bank of the West stage every night. Bring your furry friends to visit with Santa on Dog Day in the Park presented Unleashed by Petco on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am until 2pm. The popular Breakfast with Santa at Fairmont Hotel on Saturday, December 9 is sold out, but Toys for Tots "Stuff the Bus" is open for all to drop-off donations from 9am-5pm. On Sunday December 17 the annual TiVo Santa Run Silicon Valley is an event for the entire family! The New Year's Eve celebration in the park gives a farewell to local band, SAGE for 40 years of amazing cover performances.
Make sure to not miss out on Downtown Ice, located across the street from Christmas in the Park, at Circle of the Palms. This year is extra special as the rink will also be an attraction for thousands of fans coming to downtown San Jose for the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships, where selections for the U.S. Olympic team will be made.
Plan your trip to a San Jose tradition and treat yourself to memorable attractions, rides, and delicious holiday sweets!
When: Friday, November 24 - January 7, 2018
Time: Opening ceremony start at 6pm and open from 9am - Midnight Daily.
Where: Plaza De Cesar Chavez, San Jose
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