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There’s Something for Everyone on This Local Holiday Events Calendar



With Christmas a few weeks away, here's a list of holiday events to enjoy in the Fresno area. (GV Wire/Paul Marshall)
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GV Wire’s Holiday Events Calendar will help get you organized to enjoy this special time of the year with family and friends.

Fresno Holiday Events 

While walk nights at Christmas Tree Lane have been canceled for the third year in a row, participants can still enjoy a 2-mile drive from Shields to Shaw avenues now through Christmas Night. 

Where: 3204 N Van Ness Blvd, Fresno

Photo of Christmas Tree Lane at night

Walk nights are canceled, but you can still drive through Christmas Tree Lane. (

Time: 2 p.m.-4 p.m. | Where: Teague Community Resource Center by Highway City CDC, 4718 N. Polk Ave.

The Ballis Glass Holiday Market offers photo opportunities for kids with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from noon to 2 p.m. There will be a glass-blowing demonstration and live music. The market features handmade items from local vendors and local food trucks. 

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Where: Ballis Glass, 2890 N Sunnyside #112 & #114, Fresno

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Where: Simonian Farms

Simonian Farms 2020 Christmas Tree Lot (Facebook/Simonian Farms)

An Irish Christmas show hits the Tower Theatre. Tickets start at $97.

When: Sunday, Dec. 4| Time: 3 p.m. | Where: Tower Theatre

Bring your family to take pictures with Victorian Santa and take part in a self-guided tour of the historic home decorated with themed Christmas trees and antique toys. 

Time: 10 a.m. | Where: Kearney Mansion Museum, 7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno

Take part in a Santa-themed pub crawl by visiting 12 bars. 

Time: 4 – 9 p.m. | Where: Tower District 

Participants can run, jog or walk, and are encouraged to bring a toy to donate. Those who bring a toy get a Santa hat. 

Time: 9 a.m. | Where: 4946 N. Van Ness Blvd, Fresno

Holiday classics will be performed by local musical talents. Tickets start at $15.

Time: 7 p.m. | Where: Moments-Blessing House-Prayer, 378 W. Fallbrook Ave., Fresno  

Clovis Holiday Events

The parade features floats with festive lights, as well as marching bands, and draws as many as 20,000 spectators. A free trolley service will provide rides starting at 5 p.m. from the Sierra Vista Mall Community Park Shuttle Stop to Old Town.

Time: 5 p.m. | Where: Old Town Clovis

Clovis and Pollasky avenues from 3rd to 9th streets will shut down at 5 p.m. to make room for the Children’s Electric Children’s Parade in Clovis. (Old Town Clovis Kiwanis)

The Hot Rod Coalition Toy Drive will cruise the streets of Old Town Clovis. All you will need to join the fun is a new unwrapped toy or multiple toys and a car to cruise Pollasky Avenue.

HRC will be set up along the Pollasky main drag, collecting donations in front of Sassano’s Men’s Wear.

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Where: Sassano’s Men’s Wear, 448 Pollasky Ave.

Skye Dreams and Fresno Street Eats present a Christmas Light Show made up of 100 drones. 

Time: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Where:  Clovis Rodeo Grounds

Drones owned by Skye Dreams put on a holiday performance. (Skye Dreams)


The Clovis Veterans Memorial District is holding this free family-friendly event. There will be free cookies and hot chocolate. Live music and holiday tunes will be performed by the AUSA Band. In addition, a variety of kid activities and photos with Santa will be available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Donations of canned goods accepted.

Time: 2 – 6 p.m. | Where: 808 Fourth Street

Gather with your friends for a night of drinking throughout Old Town Clovis by donning an ugly Christmas sweater. 

Time: 4:30 – 9 p.m. | Where: Neighbors Old Town Clovis

Reedley Holiday Events 

Reedley’s Electrical Farm Equipment Parade will be held in downtown Reedley and travel down G Street. This year’s theme is Christmas stories. 

Time: 7 p.m. | Where: Downtown Reedley between 4th & 18th streets

Sanger Holiday Events 

Sanger’s Toyland Parade will begin its route on 12th and Academy and make its way through downtown Sanger.

Time: 11 a.m. | Where: Downtown Sanger

Liz Juarez joined GV Wire in July, 2021 as a Digital News Producer. She has experience working for publications around the Central Valley including the Clovis Roundup, Porterville Recorder and Hanford Sentinel. While in college, she interned for Mountain West Athletics and served as Outreach Chair for the Fresno State Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). Liz earned a bachelor's degree in Media Communications and Journalism at Fresno State and a master's degree in Communications from Arizona State University. In her down time, she enjoys reading, drawing and staying active by playing basketball, taking trips to the coast and visiting national parks. You can contact Liz at

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