Best Places for Christmas in California

Are you looking for something different to do this year for Christmas? There are many things that you can do with or without children.

If you are near Sonoma County consider visiting the Francis Ford Coppola Winery where you can enjoy a Holiday show with wine tasting and carefully curated gift ideas and then explore the museum.

If you still have little ones at home, you might consider Snoopy’s Home Ice rink which can be found in Santa Rosa which has a giant Christmas tree in the middle of the ice skating rink. Bring the entire family out on December 16, 2023 for Snoopy’s Skating School Holiday Performance and then bring your little ones back on December 20, 2023, to participate in the Todders on Ice Winter Wonderland Trail.

For those in San Diego, check out The Old Globe’s production of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (shows through December 31) and Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show (shows through December 24).

If you are going to be near Yosemite National Park, consider visiting The Awahnee Hotel, Yosemite Valley Lodge, and Big Trees Lodge, as the hold Christmas festivities and big holiday dinners in celebration of the holiday season. Some of the events include gingerbread house decorating, ornament making gatherings, and much more.

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