Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Rain or Shine, Los Olivos invites you to start the holiday season by experiencing the warm & friendly small-town fun of an Olde Fashioned Christmas!
Los Olivos invites you to start the holiday season by experiencing the warm & friendly small-town fun of an Olde Fashioned Christmas! Visit Open Houses, experience snow, and get fun photos, treats and deals at our shops, restaurants and tasting rooms.
Starting at 2pm at Fig Mtn Brew LO:
- Holiday Market & Crafts
- Kids Cookie Decorating & Hot Coca
- Free photos with Santa
- Bierstacheln, an old German winter beer tradition where malty beer is hit with a hot poker in the glass to warm it up and give the foam a caramelized, marshmallow aroma
Also at Fig, live music from The New Vibe from 4pm-7pm.
The Tree Lighting is in the middle of town at 6pm – along with cookies, cocoa and roasted walnuts! Outdoor activities may be impacted by the rain, but the town tree lighting will be in the middle of town at 6pm, rain or shine.
Los Olivos Olde Fashioned Christmas Schedule:
2:00 – Holiday Market, Kids Cookie Station and free photos with Santa at Fig Mtn Brew!
4:00 – Open Houses, Holiday Fun, Food booths, snacks through town
4:00 – Live Music at Fig Mtn Brew
5:00 – SYV Chorale Carolers, Santa Ynez Jazz Band
6:00 – Official Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the flagpole
Los Olivos Businesses Offer Special Holiday Cheer During Extended Hours
Towards evening, the streets of Los Olivos come alive with twinkling lights on buildings and trees. This is a magical opportunity to celebrate with your favorite wineries and shops, and do some holiday shopping. There will be snow! Also watch for Santa’s sleigh, holiday libations and snacks, and more photo opps!
Plan your visit with our town map for business locations, the park and the flagpole.
Please check out our sponsors:
Sponsored by J. Woeste, St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley church, and Visit Santa Ynez Valley.
Photos courtesy of Liz Dodder and Holly Cline.
Your Guide to Santa Ynez Valley
Discover the Santa Ynez Valley, and Los Olivos! Part of Santa Barbara’s larger wine country, it’s a small-town and rolling-hills haven of restaurants, wineries, craft beer, museums, shopping and nightlife. And don’t forget the great outdoors and all it has to offer.
Meditative Artwork says
Hello: Please tell me more about the Holiday Market for Crafts? I am an artist and would like to be on a list to participate next year. Thank you, Gail Sas
The Holiday Market was run by Figueroa Mountain Brewing Los Olivos!