Festivities include live performances from local artists, professional photos with Santa, giant puppets, childrens' crafts and activities, Oakland Fire Department parade rig and toy drive, choirs and live music performances, feasts and libations, and holiday shopping at over forty businesses. Free admission for all ages.
- Winter Wonderland including professional photos with Santa for the kids.
- Giant Puppets Save the World entertainment by a collaboration between puppeteers, builders, and performance artists.
- A family-friendly holiday festival presenting the ideal kick off to the holiday season.
- Live performances with local youth and school groups including Pacific Boychoir Academy, Jazz Education Ensemble, Edna Brewer Band Carolers, and Montera Cheer Squad.
- Holiday entertainment provided by The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees, Oakland Ballet Company, Renegade Orchestra, and more.
- Special discounts and promotions offered at over 40 locally-owned, independent merchants who stay open late to greet guests with music, food, and drinks.
- Opportunity to donate a toy to the "Random Acts Toy Drive" hosted by the Oakland Fire Department, attending with their parade rig.
Jam-packed with entertainment, all ages will be elevated with joy by the youth choirs, live music, and performance artists. Pacific Boychoir Academy - a GRAMMY-winning, independent choir school for boys in grades three through eight - will perform holiday classics. Giant Puppets Save the World is a live art demonstration magically dancing overhead like large-scale mobiles. The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees are a Holiday Stroll tradition, delighting all ages with choreographic tap dance routines in tree costumes.
Presented by Montclair Village Association