Sacramento Is a Winter Wonderland of Fun

When winter comes around, there’s always so much fun to be had around Northlake with holiday cheer and festive happenings in the Sacramento area. Whether it’s twinkling theatrics or New Year’s Eve extravaganzas—there’s a good time waiting for everyone this season.

And we’ve gathered some of our favorite events coming to town so you can revel in the excitement and your brand new home at Northlake all at once.

Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink | November 11 – January 16

Plan frozen fun with your friends at the outdoor holiday ice rink at Ali Youssefi Square. Be sure to get bundled up in your winter best to enjoy this skating experience under the stars.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | November 24

It goes without saying that good things come in trees—and you can kick off the holiday season in style with the annual lighting ceremony for the holiday tree at the Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Theatre of Lights | November 24 – December 19

See the Old Sacramento Waterfront come to life with twinkling lights, a live dramatization of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas and a special guest appearance from Jack Frost himself.

Holiday Weekends at the Wineries | November 26 – December 19

Home to 15 wineries, Old Sugar Mill is hosting a month-long seasonal celebration every weekend with holiday shopping, live music, food trucks and outdoor wine tasting until December 19.

The Polar Express Train Ride | December 1 – 9

All aboard! Take a magical themed ride to the North Pole starting at the California State Railroad Museum with hot chocolate, sweet treats and a small gift from Santa for each passenger.

Holly Jolly Christmas Bar | December 4

Celebrate the season at Sacramento’s pop-up Christmas bar with life-sized toy soldiers, tinsel and stockings, jolly bartenders in festive attire and a holiday soundtrack spinning all night long.

Holiday in the Park | December 9

Take in the Christmas magic at Arden Park as Santa lights up their 17-foot tree and community center followed by live music, hot chocolate, kids’ crafts and photo-ops.

Winter Wonderland | December 11 – 19

Get into the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, snow, festive crafts and more. You’ll get to visit Santa in his workshop, enjoy Victorian carolers and make s’mores around the fire pit.

Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl | December 18

Wear your ugliest holiday sweater with all the bells and whistles and spread holiday cheer across the pub scene in Sacramento with drink and food specials, contests, games, giveaways and so much more.

A Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve | December 31

Ring in the new year flapper-style at Archer Hotel Napa with an open bar, delicious food, casino games, live music, VIP experiences and a Charleston-ready dance floor.

And there’s so much more to enjoy right at home when you live at Northlake. It’s a fresh living experience like you’ve never seen before with eight new neighborhoods by Lennar that offer one-and two-story designs and easy access to waterfront activities and incredible planned amenities, such as the future Resident’s Club with pool and the future LakeHouse for private events and gatherings.

Now that you’re ready to celebrate the holiday season, be sure to mark your calendar for these exciting happenings coming to town and follow Northlake on Facebook and Instagram to keep in touch with everything inspired coming to this brand new community.

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