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Hometown Holidays Redwood City 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Downtown Redwood City | Broadway and Hamilton, Redwood City, CA

Get in the holiday spirit and join the festivities as Redwood City’s Downtown Business Group throws Hometown Holidays, a party to celebrate the holiday season, RAIN OR SHINE! Guests can enjoy a parade, live entertainment, carnival rides, SNOW, Santa Claus photos, and more! Hometown Holidays, a free, family-friendly event, takes place December 4th starting at 10am on Courthouse Square.

The celebration features:
• Traditional Holiday Parade
• Two incredible, kid-pleasing snow play areas, one for Big Kids and one for Little Kids
• Live entertainment, including High School bands, dancing groups and singing groups
• Santa Claus Photos outdoors under the Fox Theatre covered marquee
• Fun N Games Amusement Activities including Carnival Rides, Merry-Go-Round, Train and Snack Station*
• Bungee Ride Experience
• Food and Craft Vendors
• Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on the corner of Hamilton and Broadway
*There is a charge for rides and food vendors

Details can be found at www.hometownholidays.org, or call the Hometown Holidays Hotline at 650-455-5144 or e-mail info@hometownholidays.org. It’s all happening on Saturday, December 4th, RAIN OR SHINE!

Volunteers and vendors are called to help make Hometown Holidays a success. Volunteering for a few hours can help to bring holiday joy to the families of Redwood City. Call 650-455-5144 to volunteer to be a part of the festivities! For sponsorships, vending or food applications, or to take part in the parade, go to:


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*, In Person, Kids & Families
Address: Broadway and Hamilton, Redwood City, CA

Saturday, December 4, 2021

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