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It’s a Happy Holiday Season in Calistoga!

Follow the Gingerbread Man & Hop on the Holly Trolley during Calistoga Holiday Village, Christmas Faire & Lighted Tractor Parade, Dec. 1 & 2

CALISTOGA, CA, UNITED STATES, November 8, 2017 / -- Bring your loved ones to the winter wonderland of Calistoga on Dec. 1 & 2 for a fun-filled weekend packed with holiday festivities. The celebration begins Friday, Dec. 1 at 4pm with face painting, ornament making and more fun for the kids at the Holiday Village Tree Lighting, presented by the Calistoga Chamber of Commerce and the City of Calistoga. Enjoy house-made gumbo from Evangeline, holiday treats and beverages, or sip on Calistoga wines. After the tree lighting, follow Santa Claus on his lighted tractor over to the Mount View Hotel for photos and a complimentary print, courtesy of Studio on Main.

Gift shops along the main street will stay open until 8pm for your holiday shopping needs in between stops at downtown tasting rooms to “follow the gingerbread man” for wine and gingerbread cookie pairings. Hop on the Holly Trolley for a Holiday Lights Tour of decorated neighborhoods with stops at the tree lighting, Calistoga Train Depot and West End Antiques District. From 6-9pm, Calistoga Inn and Napa Valley Film Festival will present complimentary holiday film favorites, “A Christmas Story” and “It’s A Wonderful Life”.

On Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9am to 4pm, ride the Trolley between the Calistoga Christmas Faire, presented by the Napa County Fairgrounds, and the Calistoga Farmers Market in downtown. Enjoy a day filled with holiday festivities, including breakfast with Santa. Wrap up your holiday shopping at booths filled with artisan goods while performers and players (carolers) entertain! The festivities culminate with the much-anticipated 22nd annual Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade in a procession down Lincoln Avenue and Washington Street from 7-8pm.

Be dazzled by the whimsical sights and sounds as 60 unique tractors, floats and farm equipment dance along downtown Calistoga under falling “snow”. Discover why the Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade was ranked #2 on Condé Nast Traveler’s list of “The World's Most Over-the-Top Christmas Parades”, and why USA Today has twice nominated the Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade for a 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Holiday Parades. For those who have witnessed this spectacular lighted event, you can cast your vote online daily through Dec. 5:

Saturday, Dec. 2 is one of the busiest evenings of the year at Calistoga restaurants, so be sure to reserve your dinner table before the Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade begins promptly at 7pm, with a special appearance by Santa Claus!

For more information, go to or call (707) 942-6333. You can also find event information on Facebook at

About Calistoga Chamber of Commerce
The city of Calistoga is a Napa Valley town known for its natural geothermal waters, popular spas, relaxed atmosphere, adventures hiking and biking trails, wide variety of wineries and great dining. For online information about lodging and dining options, local wineries, spas and events in Calistoga: You can also find Visit Calistoga on Facebook at, Twitter @VisitCalistoga and Instagram @VisitCalistoga.

Charlene Peters
Visit Calistoga
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