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