Kids Christmas Events South Bay

Published Oct 30, 2018 | Updated Nov 7, 2018

There are some truly magical Christmas Events this holiday season, so here’s a list of fun events to get you in the holiday spirit:

Christmas in the Park: Tree Lighting

November 23 at Plaza de Cesar Chavez

Join the annual Tree Lighting and official opening night for Christmas in the Park on Friday, November 23.

Special guests include Santa Claus, the kids from Dancyn Studio, and singer/songwriter Jules.

San Jose Harvest Festival

November 23-25 at the San Jose Convention Center

The San Jose Harvest Festival, taking place November 23-25 at the San Jose Convention Center, is known as the West Coast’s largest indoor arts and crafts show, offering more than 24,000 handmade and embellished gifts. Throughout the weekend there will be live music and entertainment as well as a hands-on KidZone.

Cupertino's Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 30 at the Quinlan Community Center

Begin the holiday season with Cupertino's Tree Lighting Ceremony at Quinlan Community Center. The evening will include a countdown to light the tree, music, refreshments, and a special visit from a friend who lives in the North Pole! Admission is free, but bring a non-perishable canned good that will be donated to West Valley Community Services. Dress warm, as part of the event takes place outdoors.

Children's Heritage Holiday

December 1 at History Park

Get in the yuletide spirit and celebrate the holidays strolling through History Park, listening to the sounds of Victoria carolers, take part in some old-fashioned crafts, and operate a 1915 hand-car...and meet Santa too!

Holiday Magic

December 1, 8, 15  (multiple shows), at the Fujitsu Planetarium

This highly popular laser show features a mix of everyone's favorite holiday music, and gives new meaning to the term "holiday lights". Show contains the holiday music selections such as: Joy to the World, Jingle Bell Rock, White Christmas, Snow Miser, Rockin‘ Round the Christmas Tree, and more.

Menorahs and Miracles

December 2 at the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Menorahs and Miracles is a cultural celebration of Hanukkah that takes place annually on the first Sunday in December at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. It's organized by the JCC in collaboration with the museum.

DIY Art: Festive Fun

December 8 at the San Jose Museum of Art

In this drop-in workshop, experiment with collagraph, a fun and simple printmaking technique that incorporates collage. All materials are provided. Beginners and all ages are welcome.  Free with museum admission.

San Jose Craft Festival

December 15-16 at South Hall

San Jose Craft Holiday Fair will offer a festive, large-scale, all-in-one holiday shopping experience featuring an amazing showcase of handcrafted, artisan and brilliantly made goods perfect for gifting this holiday season!

For more Kids Christmas Events South Bay, check out ChatterBlock’s complete event listings! Happy Holidays!!


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