Tree Lighting

December 2 | 2PM-6PM | Fair Oaks Park

The entire community is invited to attend the Christmas in Fair Oaks Tree Lighting event! The annual holiday celebration will feature live music, community stage performances, craft vendors, children's games, and activities, food trucks, hot cocoa, Santa & Mrs. Claus, tree lighting, and warm Fair Oaks charm for the entire family. General Admission, parking, pictures with Santa, and children's games and activities are free.

Festivities & Schedule (2023 Schedule Coming Soon)

  • 1:30pm - General Parking Opens
  • 2:00pm-6:00pm - Activity Booths, Vendors, Food Trucks
  • 2:00pm - Bach to Rock (stage)
  • 2:45pm - Fair Oaks Preschool (stage)
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm (line closes at 4:45pm) - Photos w/ Santa
  • 3:00pm - MuVment Dance Studio (stage)
  • 3:30pm - Bella Vista Marching Band (stage)
  • 4:00pm - Winnie the Pooh & Friends Caroling
  • 4:15pm - Bella Vista Jr. Broncos Cheer (stage)
  • 4:45pm - Voice Academy’s Pop Elite (stage)
  • 5:00pm - Winnie the Pooh & Friends Caroling
  • 5:15pm - CommUNITY Candles (until supplies last)
  • 5:30pm - Tree Lighting
    • Carols w/ FORPD Board Member Raymond James Irwin

View the list of participating food trucks here.

Event is RAIN or SHINE. Some events and activities are weather permitting.


  • Carpooling and Ride Share is HIGHLY recommended!
  • General parking is first come, first served in the upper lot of Fair Oaks Park.  There will be no general parking at the main Fair Oaks Park entrance (Temple Park Road)
    • ADA Parking should enter at General Parking
  • Please be aware of signage, non-event parking areas, safety and parking laws, and please be considerate to neighbors in the area!

Sponsors, Vendors, & Volunteers

Sponsors: Do you want to contribute to this event and advertise your business or organization?  Sponsor today! Contact Kim at the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

Vendors: Applications Open Fall 2023

Volunteers: If you are interested in being a part of this exciting event for the community, please sign up to lend a hand! Contact Kim at the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Volunteer shifts coming soon!


The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District will be collecting canned food to be donated to the Orangevale/Fair Oaks Food Bank.

Support the lighting of the Fair Oaks Holiday Tree by purchasing an ornament. A special tag with your name will be attached and hung on the 2023 Holiday Tree for all to see! More details coming soon!

  1. Nick Davison

    Recreation Manager