Light up the Night Tree Lighting in Downtown Pleasant Hill

Join the Festivities this Holiday season in Downtown Pleasant Hill

Wednesday, November 30 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Santa will be arriving in Pleasant Hill this year on Wednesday, November 30th as part of the 9th Annual Light up the Night Holiday Celebration. The festivities will include the lighting of a 25-foot decorated tree in the small Plaza in front of the Clocktower Building at 6:00 p.m. Local dance and choral groups will also be performing throughout the evening. The event begins at 5 p.m. and some of the highlights include:

  • Free horse drawn carriage rides around City Hall
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair along Crescent Drive (Vendor Form is available here)
  • Free hot chocolate, coffee and cookies – Volunteers from the Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education, the Civic Action Commission, PH Chamber of Commerce and the Teen Council will be serving 50 gallons of hot chocolate, 3,000 cookies and coffee.
  • "Elf on the Shelf" Treasure Hunt – at many participating merchants around Downtown
  • Music, Studio A Dancers & Caroling - See Program below
  • Tree Lighting at 6:00 p.m. with Mayor Noack and Santa
  • Free Pictures with Santa – outside Atlas & Athena (next to the tree)
Stage Entertainment Program

  • 5:10 pm to 5:30 pm - Contra Costa Christian School Choir & Band
  • 5:50 pm to 6:00 pm - College Park High School Concert Choir
  • 6:00 pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor Sue Noack and Santa Claus
  • 6:05 pm to 6:20 pm - College Park High School Concert Choir
  • 6:25 pm to 6:40 pm – Grace Bible Church Victorian Carolers
  • 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm - Studio A Dancers
This evening of merriment is brought to you by the City of Pleasant Hill, the PH Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Pleasant Hill. For more details call (925) 671-5229 or email Martin Nelis.