Thank you to our Christmas tree sponsor Roseville Electric Utility.
gingerbread house

Gingerbread House Contest

Get creative this holiday season. Design and build your own gingerbread house and enter it into the annual gingerbread house contest. All entries will be on display at 316 Vernon Street, December 4-December 19 for the community to enjoy.

Gingerbread House Contest Application

Vote for Gingerbread House favorites

You don't have to come to downtown to see the Gingerbread Houses in person to vote this year. We must warn you though...while a picture may say a thousand words, they can't completely capture the beauty of this year's gingerbread houses. 

Vote for your favorite Gingerbread House.

Vote 2022
Tree Grove

Tree Grove

Come visit the  Tree Grove and holiday festivities at Town Square on Wednesday, December 4, from 6 - 7:30pm. Viewing of the trees and holiday music continues nightly through December 13. Local businesses, organizations and schools have the opportunity to decorate trees in the Square.

Tree Grove Application
Tree Grove Info Sheet
Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

It's the most wonderful time of year! The City's Christmas tree is officially lit tonight on the Square. Experience an old fashion celebration and holiday cheer with decorating cookies, visiting Santa, kids activity zone, music, food and celebration. The weather is even forecasted for some snow!

Thursday, 12/5, 6:00-8:00 pm
*The actual lighting of the tree is at about 6:10 pm.

Parking Map- coming in October
Event Map- coming in October

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor opportunities available:

Craft Vendor
Priority given to handmade items and holiday items. All items are screened and selected based on quality and fit for the event. 

Food Vendor
The event features food trucks provided by Sacto MoFo. The application is for specialty food and treats. 
North Pole Tavern

North Pole Tavern

Toast to the holidays! Come taste delicious wine and brews at the best holiday party in town. $12 entry fee includes a total of 6 tastings for wine and brew. Benefits recreation programs for at risk youth.

 Purchase tickets
Fee: $12
Fri • 12/6 • 6:00–8:00pm

Parents AND kids can have a great time. Drop your kids off for their own night of fun (same night, same location) before you head to the Tavern at our Parent's Night Out.

Fee: $20
Fri • 12/6 • 5:45–8:15pm

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor opportunities available:

Beer Vendor Application

Vintner Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application
This application is for specialty food and treats. 
Sponsorship Opportunity
Be a sponsor for the Downtown Holiday Celebration 2024.
2024 Downtown Holiday Celebration Sponsorship 
DHC Event Photos