Upcoming East Contra Costa Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations

Photo by Steve Verduzco

Here is a look at the upcoming Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations in East Contra Costa County.

December 1:

5:00 pm: City of Pittsburg
Join the City of Pittsburg for a holiday celebration for the Pittsburg Christmas Tree lighting on December 1. This years ceremony will be held at John Buckley Square (Old Town Plaza) ** NEW Location** Railroad Avenue between 5th & 6th Street.

  • Music begins at 5:00p
  • Tree Lighting at 5:45p


6:00 pm City of Brentwood
This year’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at City Park in downtown Brentwood on Friday, December 1, 2017.  Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. and include music, singing, and a visit from Santa Claus, followed at 7 p.m. by the lighting of the Christmas tree. This “holiday happening” is sponsored by the City of Brentwood and the Brentwood Neighborhood Committee. The event will take place at City Park located a 710 Second Street.


December 2


4:00 pm: City of Oakley
Join the City of Oakley at the Civic Center Plaza for the annual lighting of our grand 30’ Christmas tree! The Oakley Union Elementary School District and Freedom High School choirs will perform. Free refreshments will be served and there will be crafts for the children. Holiday decorations will be displayed throughout the park. Santa Claus will be on hand to visit with children and pose for family photos so be sure to bring your camera! The tree lighting will take place at approximately 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact the Recreation Division at 925‐625‐7044


4:30pm: City of Antioch Holiday Delites Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting
The Celebrate Antioch Foundation is still seeking applicants for its annual Holiday Delites Parade set for December 2 in downtown Antioch. The parade will start later this year, to allow for a lighted parade beginning at 4:30 pm.

A Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. Downtown Antioch For application, click here.

For more information, visit www.celebrateantioch.org/event/holiday-parade/


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