Every year, Fulton Street becomes a spectacle of lights, decorations and holiday cheer. This year, pour up some hot cocoa and join the Palo Alto community to celebrate Christmas Tree Lane's 81st lighting.
Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose/ Website
Plaza de Cesar Chavez is brimming with holiday lights, trees and exhibits that bring joy to the whole family this season. Come by on Nov. 25 for the tree lighting, where Christmas spirit shines bright at this San Jose tradition.
Watch and revel as downtown Laurel Street lights up before your eyes. From 5 to 8:30PM on Dec. 2, gear up for a night of family fun, carolers, arts and crafts, hot chocolate and holiday goodies, a holiday show, festive lights, snow and musical performances!
Vasona Lake County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos/ Website
Santa Clara county is hosting its 24th annual Fantasy of Lights walk-thru (Dec. 3-4) and drive-thru (Dec. 6-30). Come see the extravagant, larger-than-life light displays, but there's no admission without a prepaid ticket, so be sure to get one here!
From Nov. 19 to Jan. 8, Filoli is glimmering with festive holiday lights throughout the garden all day and night (10AM to 9PM.). Featuring special themed nights on Mondays such as Holiday Wreaths, Holidays at Filoli is the essence of cheer.