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2021 Half Moon Bay “Nights of Lights” Holiday Market

Every Friday
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Downtown Half Moon Bay | Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA


22nd Annual Half Moon Bay “Nights of Lights” (Nov. 26 – Dec. 17)

The 22nd Annual Nights of Lights is a month-long celebration featuring beautiful holiday lights, artisan shopping, and weekly festivities on Friday nights along Main Street in downtown Half Moon Bay.

Friday, November 26: Kick off the holiday season at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Kids will be invited to make ornaments and decorate the tree. Mac Dutra Park, 504 Main Street.

Friday, December 3: Enjoy a lighted parade down Main Street followed by a visit from Santa himself!

Friday, December 10: Find the perfect gift at this local holiday market along Main Street.

Friday, December 17: Get into the spirit with holiday caroling and live music.

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.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Holiday Shopping, In Person
Address: Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA

Friday, December 10, 2021

9:30 am   Ghirardelli’s Annual Chocolate Warehouse Sale 2021 (Dec. 10-12)  FREE
10:00 am   West Coast Craft Market w/ 90+ Artists (Fort Mason)  FREE
11:00 am   Foundations for a Democratic Metaverse (UC Berkeley)  FREE*
*Registration required
11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
3:00 pm   West Portal Cleanup  FREE*
*RSVP at https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/399345/
3:00 pm   “Fog City Flea” Holiday Market at SF’s Ferry Building (Dec. 10-12)  FREE*
*Friday 3-7PM Saturday/Sunday 10-5 - we are located at the ferry building in the former Sur La table location on the south east corner of the building. 20+ vendors ranging from vintage, jewelry, ceramics, streetwear, ect.
4:00 pm   Berkeley “Holiday on the Plaza” w/ DJ Santa  FREE
4:00 pm   “A Very Victorian Christmas” Holiday Open House + Free Hot Cocoa (Oakland)  FREE*
*All are welcome to attend this free event
4:00 pm   SF’s Cruise Driverless Car x District 8 Community Leaders Forum  FREE
5:00 pm   Berkeley’s Winter Holiday Open Studios + Sale (Dec. 10-11)  FREE
5:00 pm   Bay Area People’s March for Human Rights (SF)  FREE
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
6:00 pm   Pacifica’s 2021 Winter Art Faire (Dec. 10-11)  FREE*
*Free to enter, but donations are always welcome!
6:00 pm   SF Holiday Artists and Makers Fair Sale at “The Box” (Dec. 10-12)  $15*
*Friday Opening Night $15 - Saturday and Sunday FREE
6:00 pm   SF’s New Art Show & Holiday Party (Bernal Heights)  FREE
6:00 pm   Oakland’s 2021 Friday “Town Nights” Festival at 8 City Parks (Free Food)  FREE*
*All events are free and open to community members of all ages. Times might be different at each venue
6:00 pm   Native American Boarding Schools and Their Enduring Legacy  FREE*
*Donations welcomed.
6:00 pm   RAWdance’s Concept: Digital Edition 3  FREE*
*Pay What You Can
6:00 pm   2021 Half Moon Bay “Nights of Lights” Holiday Market  FREE
6:00 pm   “Suite G” Studio Holiday Party (Petaluma)  FREE
6:00 pm   SF Center for the Book’s “Big Shindig” w/ Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin  $25
6:30 pm   Book Talk: The Wake Up with Michelle MiJung Kim (Oakland)  FREE*
*Donations greatly appreciated
7:00 pm   Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series: Posada Navideña (Santa Rosa)  $10*
*$10 adult, $5 child, $2 lap passes for children 2 and under available the day of the show
7:00 pm   Oakland’s Secret Winter Weekend Comedy (Dec. 10-12)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   Friday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Friday Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:30 pm   “Alice in Winterland” SF’s Family Holiday Circus Spectacular (Dec. 10-12)  $20*
*Use the promo code 22FUNCHEAP at checkout for $5 off the normal $25 price. Student tickets are $10, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
8:00 pm   A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret (Dec. 10-18)  $20
10:30 pm   Fyah Fridays: Dancehall / Reggaeton / Afrobeat Night (SF)  FREE*
*Free before 11pm with RSVP
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