Downtown San Leandro’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration and “It’s A Wonderful Night”

Event has passed (Fri Dec 2, 2016 - Fri Dec 2, 2016)
Estudillo Plaza and Joaquin Plaza
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Downtown San Leandro is bringing the North Pole to the East Bay with the annual Holiday Tree Lighting presented by the San Leandro Improvement Association (SLIA) and “It’s A Wonderful Night” Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The SLIA invites the community to kick-off the evening at 5:30 p.m. for the Holiday Tree Lighting in Estudillo Plaza and photos with Santa Claus in the plaza. New this year to “It’s a Wonderful Night” will be the “Winter Wonder Walk,” a row of artificial holiday trees donated by the SLIA, that will be decorated by local San Leandro schools and lined up to create a path of decorative holiday trees for the community to enjoy. “It’s A Wonderful Night” will be a magical winter wonderland filled with holiday entertainment, dancers and singers, holiday games, cookie decorating, interactive arts and crafts for kids and horse-drawn carriage rides. Holiday movies will also be screening outdoors all night.

“It’s A Wonderful Night” Schedule:
5:30 p.m. Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Estudillo Plaza
5:30 – 9:00 p.m. “It’s A Wonderful Night” and “Winter Wonder Walk”
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Santa Claus on stage at Estudillo Plaza


  1. Estudillo Plaza and Joaquin Plaza
    West Estudillo Avenue, San Leandro, CA