Holiday Tree Lighting

Join the Eureka Parks and Recreation Department in welcoming Santa to town with a celebration to kick off the holiday season. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and do a fun craft with the family while enjoying entertainment on the stage. Don't forget to bring your camera for a picture with the big man himself! IMG_9540


  • Check back for the 2023 date!
  • 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • The Spur (394 South Central Avenue)

Entertainment Schedule

  • 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Event is open 
    • Performance and Emcee by Micah Turnbough Music
    • Visit and take a photo with two of Santa's reindeer, from Show-Me Reindeer!
    • Hot cocoa, cookie decorating, and craft stations
    • Write your letter to Santa and put it in the mailbox (make sure to bring a self-addressed and stamped envelope if you want to receive an answer!)
    • Purchase festive donuts from Yogi Donuts! 
  • 5:10 p.m. - Santa arrives by way of Eureka Fire and Protection District fire truck!
  • 5:15 p.m. - Tree will be lit once Santa makes his way to the tree!
  • 5:20 p.m. - Dance Art Dance Studio
  • 6:00 p.m. - Eureka High School Jazz Band
  • 6:40 p.m. - Musique Show Choir
  • 7:20 p.m. - Launch Pointe Dance Studio


Parking will be available at Geggie Elementary. Follow the lights along Flat Creek Trail to get to the Spur for the event.