Meyers Community Tree Lighting Celebration

Only in Meyers, California, do the holidays commence with Santa Claus arriving in a CalStar helicopter*. This annual family-friendly tradition, organized by the Meyers Community Foundation, features Santa, a firetruck sporting Christmas decorations, holiday music, free hot chocolate and popcorn, and more.

El Dorado Hills Christmas Tree Lighting

The El Dorado Hills Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 3, 2022, will be a magical night for the whole family, with games, a merchant open house, live music, and, of course, a visit from Santa!

Christmas Carriage Rides

The El Dorado Hills Town Center is a magical place during the holiday season. There's no better way to enjoy its charm than with a horse-drawn carriage ride! Enjoy carriage rides on select Fridays and Saturdays, December 3-17, from 6-9 pm on Fridays, and 5-9 pm on Saturdays.

Hangtown Christmas Parade

Don't miss out on the annual Hangtown Christmas Parade, a free family tradition in Placerville. Mark your calendars for December 4, 2022.

Festival of Winter Lights

Celebrate the holidays in South Lake Tahoe at the Festival of Winter Lights, a free outdoor holiday market with plenty of fun activities including carriage rides, Santa, and more!

Christmas in Coloma | Historic Holiday Houses

On December 10-11, 2022, Marshall Gold Discovery Park invites you to tour many of its historic houses, rarely open to the public during Christmas in Coloma. 


Christmas in Cool

Enjoy Christmas in Cool on December 11, 2022, with a pet-friendly parade, visits with Santa, and more holiday cheer!

Placerville Burns Night Supper

January 25, 2022 | Shakespeare Club 2940 Bedford Ave, Placerville If you are of Scottish heritage or just loved Outlander and Braveheart, you won’t want to miss this rousing evening of men in kilts, bagpipes, local wines, and Scotch whiskey! Join the festivities and wear a touch of tartan or a kilt or course! Bring


El Dorado County Tourism Summit

Don't miss the El Dorado County Tourism Summit on January 27, 2023. Hear from leaders in the industry and learn from experts.