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14th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights, Tree Lighting & Santa | Dec. 1 to Jan. 1

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Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mountain View Cemetery | 5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611

14th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights at the Cemetery | Oakland

Enjoy a month-long holiday light exhibition featuring scenes from Santa’s workshop and other holiday-inspired themes starting December 1st until New Year’s Day, January 1, 2020.

A giant Nutcracker soldier awaits your arrival, then the magical storyland of lights will continue to delight you. The whimsical display, which begins at the front fountain, features a reindeer sled, and train of toys; snowmen; skaters; candy canes; bells; poinsettias; playful penguins; a carriage scene; a horse and sleigh; and a holiday arch of lights. Hundreds of tiny bright lights outlining the buildings and trees provide the perfect backdrop for this enchanting exhibition. Join for another Mountain View Cemetery tradition.

14th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights
December 1, 2019 to January 1, 2020 | 3 pm to 5 pm
Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland

Stop by to decorate the holiday remembrance tree and commemorate family members and friends who have departed. There will have a crafts area where you can insert photos or personal notes into clear or colored ornaments.

At 5 pm, a minister will say a special blessing, and then will light the beautiful tree. Enjoy holiday refreshments, listen to festive holiday music, and warm yourself by the crackling fire as you reflect on treasured memories during this special time of year.

Come by early as there will also have a free pictures with Santa Claus on Dec. 1st at noon to 3 pm.

If you plan to attend this free event and place an ornament, or if you’d like us to place an ornament for you, please call us at (510) 658-2588 or email doreen@mountainviewcemetery.org. Clear ornaments have space for a photo or note; colored ornaments have space to draw or write a note.

On Dec. 1, 2019, join at the Tower Chapel for free photos with Santa.  Children of all ages are welcome.  Enjoy arts and crafts and refreshments.

Come by and decorate a personal holiday ornament in remembrance of your loved one and hang it on our remembrance tree. The tree lighting ceremony starts promptly at 5 pm.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Christmas, Kids & Families, New Year's Day, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities
Address: 5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611

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