One of our favorite things about the holidays is spending quality time with loved ones, whether it’s making a warm batch of sugar cookies or hanging festive decorations by a crackling fire. If you’re looking to get out but still stay local, the Santa Clarita area has exciting activities for everyone in the family.

CalArts Holiday Market

Are you a craft enthusiast or simply looking for holiday gifts? CalArts’ holiday market features handcrafted items like jewelry, ceramics, clothing and more from local artisans. Enjoy live entertainment and festive food and drinks at this free community event. Follow #CalArtsMarket on social media for live updates.

 

When: Tuesday, December 11, 5-7 p.m.

Where: CalArts Campus, MOD Theater Lobby and Main Reception Area

Light Up Main Street

If you missed the tree lighting ceremony on November 17, you can still catch the holiday lights and the 23-foot Christmas tree twinkling through December. Located on Main Street in the heart of Old Town Santa Clarita, enjoy an evening stroll with your family while stargazing at one of the city’s biggest annual attractions.

When: Now through December 31

Where: Old Town Newhall Library

Holiday Carols

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without yuletide carols. On December 8, the Songs of the Season choral performance by Santa Clarita Master Chorale honors both sacred and secular traditions with classic holiday tunes. Get into the holiday spirit and sing along with your entire family as you experience an evening filled with melodic joy.

When: December 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center

William S. Hart Museum

History buffs can take a guided tour through William S. Hart Museum, the former retirement home of famed silent film director William S. Hart. The beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival style home turned museum will be decorated with holiday lights all season long. Kids will enjoy the onsite bison farm, then visit the Western-themed gift shop to pick up some holiday souvenirs. The best part – the museum is always free.

When: November 23 - January 6. Check the website for tour times and days.

Where: William S. Hart Museum

Santa's Coming to Santa Clarita

Santa Claus is really coming to town. Children will pose for photos with Mr. Claus himself at the Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita. This timeless Christmas activity makes for the perfect holiday card to send to family and friends. You’ll treasure it for years to come.

When: Now through December 24

Where: Westfield Valencia Town Center, Level 1

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

If you’re looking for even more excitement, thrill seekers will love a holiday trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain. A great winter break activity for teens and adults alike, watch the park transform into a magical winter wonderland with bright lights, entertainment and thrilling rides.

When: November 17 - December 30. Open every day including Christmas.

Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain

We hope you enjoy the many holiday activities right here in your Santa Clarita neighborhood. For more community events and happenings this season, join our Interest List.

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