We’ve hit the tail end of autumn, when the leaves have all fallen and short days lead into long nights. The smell of snow in the evening air reminds us that the most magical time of year is nearly here. It’s almost Christmas, and ‘tis the season to start making your holiday plans! If you are already dreaming of sugar plums and candy canes, then this list is for you. This year, treat your family to some serious holiday fun; use our guide to the best events in the area to make memories that will last a lifetime.

2016 Red Bluff Holiday Events Calendar

We searched through all of the community calendars and put together a list of some of the most exciting events for our community.

1st Annual Red Bluff Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 24, 2016, 8 AM – 10 AM at Red Bluff Soccer Fields

The Active 20-30 Club of Red Bluff invites you to our 1st Annual Red Bluff Turkey Trot, Thanksgiving Day at 8am at the Red Bluff Soccer Fields!
We will have a 5K and 1-mile family fun run!
Register at the field day of at 7:30am or pre-register at the Chamber of Commerce office with Jason. (530-527-6220)

Adults: $20 Kids: $5 Children 4 & under are free!
Family of Four Fun Pack: $40

Proceeds will benefit the Red Bluff Youth Soccer League’s Field Lighting

The Polar Express and more $2

Saturday, November 26, 2016,  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Red Bluff State Theatre. 333 Oak St. Red Bluff, CA 96080

The station doors open at 1:00; the conductor will be there to greet you, so bring your camera. Complimentary hot chocolate will be available, and of course the concession counter will be open. The magic of The Polar Express begins at 2:00.  A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

The jolly man himself, Santa Claus, will make his last stop of the evening at the State Theatre for visits with the children!

Christmas Parade – Red Bluff – Downtown NOV 26th

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM on Main St. in Downtown Red Bluff CA

“Christmas on the Farm” Downtown Red Bluff Christmas Parade
Christmas parade entry forms now available!

Anderson Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 27, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 2964 E Center St
Anderson, California

Anderson Christmas Parade Tree Lighting Events CalendarCity of Anderson and Anderson Fire Protection District invite you to our annual Christmas in Anderson event. The parade begins at 6pm on E. Center St. in front of the Old Historical Fire Station. There will be live music, kid activities, entertainment and refreshments at no cost thanks to the Anderson Kiwanis & Rotary. For more information call 530-378-6656

Christmas Caroling

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 1:45 PM – 6:00 PM

The Vineyard is going Christmas caroling on Sunday, Dec. 11. We’re going to visit three assisted living senior homes to share songs and friendship!
After we’ve finished caroling, we’re heading to the Sandow’s home to enjoy hot chocolate, so be ready!

North State Symphony 2016 Holiday Concert

December 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Red Bluff State Theatre. 333 Oak St. Red Bluff, CA 96080

The North State Symphony’s traditional Christmas concert! Conductor Scott Seaton and the Symphony’s baroque ensemble will play gorgeous Christmas works and beautiful arrangements of favorite carols. Join us for our carol sing at the end of the concert and we know you’ll leave in the holiday mood!