Special Events


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November 22, 2017 

Old Sacramento Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Standing center stage at Front Street and K Street in Old Sacramento, the 60-foot tall Old Sacramento District Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday evening, November 22, 2017, at 6p.m.  Read More


November 22-December 24, 2017 
Theatre of Lights
The ninth annual Theatre of Lights is a free holiday program presented by the Old Sacramento Department of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership in cooperation with Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF), the City of Sacramento and Old Sacramento merchants. The event will return right after the Annual Tree Lighting on November 22nd, 2017. Read More



November 24-December 21, 2017 
Polar Express Train Ride
Enjoy hot chocolate and yummy cookies as you ride along with many of the story’s characters such as the Train Conductor, the Dancing Waiters, and a ghostly Hobo. Once you reach the North Pole, the jolly old elf — Santa himself — will come on board to give each passenger a silver sleigh bell, the “first gift of Christmas”.  Read More