Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 5, 2019
The annual Candlelight Parade and Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The community is invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions which includes the children’s candlelight parade, the holiday tree lighting in the E Street Plaza, Santa and Mrs. Claus greeting guests, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage rides and free showings of “The Grinch” at the historic Varsity Theatre.
Parade: The annual Children’s Candlelight Parade has been sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op for over two decades. Parade participants will begin lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the Co-op at 620 G Street and the parade steps off at 6:00 p.m. following a Unitrans double decker bus and a historic fire engine. Walkers, strollers, wagons and decorated bicycles are welcome and festive holiday lights are encouraged.
It is recommended that participating families park in the free public parking structure behind the Signature Stadium 5 Theatres at 4th and G Streets. No parade parking is available in the Food Co-op parking lot on G Street.
Free candles with safety drip cups will be provided to children participating in the holiday parade courtesy of the Davis Food Co-op. Voluntary donations to the Wallace & Vannucci Women & Children’s Shelter will be gratefully accepted at the Food Co-op prior to the parade.
The parade will end at the E Street Plaza in downtown Davis. The holiday tree will be illuminated at 6:30 p.m. in E Street Plaza by members of the Davis City Council. The tree this year is sponsored by West Coast Arborists with additional […]