Calistoga Holiday Village & Christmas Faire

Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2

On Friday, December 1, from 4-8pm, stroll through downtown Calistoga and indulge in a holiday shopping spree. Experience a community tree lighting, listen to traditional carols, get your photo taken with Santa Claus at Mount View Hotel and taste delicious Calistoga Cabernets paired with fresh gingerbread cookies.

Spend the following day, Saturday, December 2, at the Calistoga Christmas Faire, held each year at the Napa County Fairgrounds. At the Faire, you’ll find artisan crafts, delicious food and holiday activities, before heading downtown for the world famous Lighted Tractor Parade from 7-8pm on Lincoln Avenue.

Looking for details on the 22nd Annual Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade on Saturday, December 2? Click here!

Click here for downloadable poster and schedule of events


Book your holiday stay in Calistoga!

Spend the whole weekend with us and immerse yourself in our authentic, small-town holiday celebrations. Calistoga hotels and resorts are offering special packages for the Holiday Village weekend only!


Holiday Village Tree Lighting

Friday, December 1, 2017 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Tree to be lit at 5:30 pm

Calistoga Police Department, 1234 Washington Street
Presented by Calistoga Chamber of Commerce and City of Calistoga

Face Painting & Kids Activities
Holiday Ornament Making with the Calistoga Art Center
Bouncy House with Calistoga Fire Department
Holiday Games & Letters to Santa with the Calistoga Elementary PTA
Bake Sale by Soroptimist International of Calistoga
Spicy, Housemade Gumbo by Evangeline
North Pole Wine Garden by Calistoga Winegrowers – Proceeds Benefit Community Fire Relief
Food Drive with Calistoga Police Department – Bring canned goods to donate!

Dance Performance by Little Feet School of Dance
Musical Performance by Calistoga Jr. Sr. High School Music Department
and a special appearance by town founder, “Samuel Brannan”!

Stay tuned for more information! Activities and program subject to change.

After the tree lighting, have your photo taken with Santa Claus at the Mount View Hotel! One complimentary print per family, courtesy of Studio on Main.

Calistoga Christmas Faire

Saturday, December 2, 2017 ~ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak Street
Presented by Napa County Fair Association

Join us for a FREE Christmas Faire for one and all. Shopping, festive food & holiday cheer, fun gift making stations for the kids, as well as live performances, holiday baking, canning, costumed characters and displays of homemade wearables and decorations.


Hop on the Holly Trolley!

On Friday night, take a complimentary tour on the Holly Trolley of the decorated homes in Calistoga’s quaint neighborhoods. Then, ride the trolley between the Calistoga Christmas Faire and downtown on Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm! Stops located at Calistoga Farmers Market, Calistoga Depot and West End Antiques District.

Vote for All Your Favorites!

Locals and visitors alike will be able to vote for your favorite decorated homes and favorite decorated storefront windows. Voting open Friday, December 1 at 4:00 pm through Saturday, December 2 at 11:59 pm.

Follow the Gingerbread Man

Follow the Gingerbread Man all over Calistoga on Friday night! The elves at our downtown tasting rooms are busy pairing their wines with delicious gingerbread cookies from Bella Bakery. During Holiday Village, try every complimentary pairing and vote for your favorite!

You’ll spot the Gingerbread Man at:
Calistoga Wine Stop
Huge Bear Wines
Olabisi Wines
Picayune Cellars & Mercantile
Romeo Vineyards & Cellars
Tank Garage Winery
Vermeil Wines