2023 Christmas Events in Redding
If you live in the Redding CA area, or are planning a trip to visit family, then you’re sure to find that there are numerous exciting events this time of year for everyone! Redding’s downtown area has many great holiday activities that are available to the whole family.
The Annual Cascade Christmas
This year, Cascade Theatre invites audiences to join them for their annual Cascade Christmas! The Cascade Christmas is a song and dance extravaganza that has become a Redding tradition. The show follows a tour group of Christmas superfans, led by their holiday-loving tour guide Leo. They make their way to the North Pole for the first-ever public tour of Santa’s workshop. There, they meet the discontented Jasper, an elf who has never left the North Pole even though he doesn’t fit in. Through the unforgettable characters – including St. Nick himself! Audiences learn that discovery, hopefulness, and acceptance are at the heart of this festive season.
Redding Garden of Lights at Turtle Bay
The Redding Garden of Lights is an annual holiday attraction that takes place inside the Turtle Bay Gardens at McConnell Botanical Gardens. The event will run from November 18, 2022 through January 8, 2023. Visitors can expect to see one million lights on display throughout ten acres of curated botanical gardens. The entire area is filled with festive and animated light displays. Fire pits and s’mores stations will be available for guests to take part in throughout the festival. Music animations will be synched with holiday scenes displayed throughout the gardens. Tickets are included with admission cost. There will be a path for guests to follow once crossing over into Turtle Bay Gardens, leading them towards a courtyard where food vendors and craft beer stations are located. Additional paths can be explored by guests who wish to enjoy all of the sights, sounds, and activities that Redding Garden of Lights has to offer!
Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas
Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas is a re-creation of a traditional Irish Christmas celebration from the 1940s. It features authentic Irish musicians, dancers, and storyteller, Tomáseen Foley. The show brings to life a night of traditional Irish music, carols, dancing, and storytelling, while capturing the unshakeable sense of community that was a hallmark of rural Ireland in the 1940s and 50s. It is a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of Ireland. And, a chance for American audiences to experience a timeless tradition.