California is a state located in the Southern region of the United States. It is bordered with New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, and Mexico, and one point in common with the southwestern corner of Colorado.
Sacramento is the capital while Los Angeles is the largest city of California.
Other big cities and towns in California include – Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach, and Oakland.
Some of the popular tourist destinations in California include – Redwood National Park, Yosemite National Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc.
Christmas Celebrations in California (CA) :
Los Angeles is the main center of Christmas Celebrations and here the Christmas Celebrations include Hollywood Christmas Parade, Disneyland Christmas Fantasy, “Grinchmas” at Universal Studios, Outdoor Ice Skating, LA Zoo Holiday Lights in Griffith Park, etc.
You can also be the part of Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade in the Los Angeles County.
Dana Point IlluminOcean is worth watching in southern Orange County, California.
In San Francisco there is The Great Dickens Christmas Fair in which visitors meet with all the popular Dicken’s characters, enjoy Victorian fare and libations and enjoy the holiday fun.
Newport Beach Boat Parade is an well known annual Christmas Boat Parade taking place at the Newport Beach over a period of four days for more than 100 years.
Other Harbor Christmas Parades in California include San Diego Harbor’s Parade of Lights, Oakland/Alameda Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade and Huntington Harbor Cruise of Lights.
You can also see the Candy Making Demonstrations at the Logan’s Candies in Ontario.
Robolights is a 8.4 million light display on 4 acres in Palm Springs
Tractor Christmas Parade takes place in Calistoga, the northernmost community in Napa Valley.
Famous Outdoor Christmas Light Displays can be seen at San Diego Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara Trolley’s special lights tour, Fantasy of Lights in Vasona Park near Los Gatos, etc.
Fairytale Town in Sacramento is decorated with festive trimmings and lit up with dazzling lights, starting at dusk
In Oakland, Children’s Fairyland celebrates the winter holidays for 11 exciting days with a salute to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year!
In areas like Los Angeles, San Jose, Fresno, etc there are Christmas Farms which allow for you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Living Christmas trees (to plant later), etc.
We wish all readers Merry Christmas 2016 & Happy New Year 2017 !!!