Simi Valley Tree Lighting Ceremony and Other Holiday Events 2021

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The holiday countdown is on, and Simi Valley knows how to ring in the season. The city has dozens of holiday events this year. From traditional events like the annual tree lighting to more unique activities like Santa’s Tamale Festival, there’s truly an event for everyone.

Plan a weekend trip in Simi Valley to celebrate the spirit of the holidays. Here’s a list of great events to check out during your stay:

RedBird’s 26th Annual Blanket Drive

December 4


Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road

In the spirit of the holidays, a local non-profit hosts an annual blanket, toy, and school supply drive. Redbird, a non-profit dedicated to the awareness and celebration of indigenous cultures, asks for donations to benefit Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota.

While dropping off donations, guests are treated to drum circles, dancers, flute playing, and more.

Christmas Boutique at Moose Lodge

December 4


Simi Valley Moose Lodge

The Simi Valley Moose Lodge is hosting a boutique on December 4, 2021 support your local vendors and get some holiday shopping done!

Holiday In The Park

December 5


Strathearn Park

The Simi Valley Historical Society & Museum at Strathearn Park will be hosting their annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 5 from 11am to 3pm. Free to public.

Poster: Chistmas Spectacular by Circus Caballero at Simi Valley Town Center

Christmas Spectacular by Circus Cabarello

December 10-19

For the first time ever come and enjoy this spectacular Christmas show, you can’t miss it!

Get your tickets in advance on
Monday-Friday show at 7:30pm
Saturday shows at 4:30pm and 7:30pm
Sunday shows at 2:00pm 4:30pm and 7:30pm
Christmas At The Simi Valley Town Center

December 11


Simi Valley Town Center

A lot of cities have a tree lighting ceremony, but the one in Simi Valley is a sight to see. .

In addition, the event includes free concert, bounce house, story time with mrs Claus, Santa Claus, and of course, the city’s tree twinkles with hundreds of lights and decorations.

Holiday Dinner and Tour of Reagan Library and Museum

December 12


Reagan Library

Tour the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum and there special exhibit, FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda covers the history of the storied agency from inception to its modern day efforts to fight domestic terrorism in the United States. This is the first time that many of these objects have been on public display together.

Blues with Elvis

Elvis Blue Christmas

December 12


Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center

One of the top Elvis Presley tribute artists in the U.S., Raymond Michael, offers a crowd-pleasing night of songs. Tickets sell out quickly for this annual event, which is held at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are $29 for adults, Children 12 and under are $22.

With so much to see and do this holiday season in Simi Valley, it’s the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. Book a hotel and make a list of must-see events during your upcoming stay.

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