Calistoga Holiday Village & Christmas Faire

Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2

The 2017 Calistoga Holiday Village & Christmas Faire were a wonderful success! Thank you to everyone who participated, sponsored and attended the events. Happy Holidays!

Did you and your family have photos taken with Santa on Friday night at the Mount View Hotel? Click here to get your complimentary print from Studio on Main!

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


Holiday Lights Contest Winners

First Place: Cory J. – 1713 Cedar Street
Second Place: Karen J. – 1813 Cedar Street
Third Place: Kris & Jessica K. – 1805 Cedar Street
Favorite Overall Neighborhood: Cedar Street

People’s Choice for Best Decorated Storefront (tied):
Blackbird of Calistoga
The Carmel Gallery

Best Decorated Storefronts (Chosen by Committee):
First Place: Blackbird of Calistoga
Second Place: Silverado ACE Hardware
Third Place (tie): Enoteca Wine Shop and Northstar Gift Shop

Follow the Gingerbread Man

On Friday, December 1, the Gingerbread Man could be found all over Calistoga! The elves at our downtown tasting rooms paired up their wines with delicious gingerbread cookies from Bella Bakery and YOU voted for your favorite.

Congratulations to Picayune Cellars & Mercantile for their winning gingerbread pairing with 2015 Gatekeeper Red Blend!

Holiday Village Tree Lighting

Friday, December 1, 2017 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 pm

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

Calistoga kids enjoyed having their faces painted, making holiday ornaments with the Calistoga Art Center, playing games with the Calistoga Elementary PTA, hitting a pinata as a preview of the Calistoga Christmas Faire and climbing on a bouncy house provided by the Calistoga Fire Department.

Spicy, housemade gumbo from Evangeline, baked goods from the Soroptimist International of Calistoga, hot cocoa from the Calistoga Jr. Sr. High School Music Department and delicious wine from the Calistoga Winegrowers’ North Pole Wine Garden kept everyone happy and warm.

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”!

After the tree lighting, everyone followed Santa Claus on his lighted tractor over to the Mount View Hotel for photos! One complimentary print was provided per family, courtesy of Studio on Main.

48th Annual 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

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!

Locals and visitors enjoyed riding the Holly Trolley around Calistoga on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Stops located at Calistoga Farmers Market, Calistoga Depot and West End Antiques District.