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Winter Lights is Sonoma County's Destination For Season Long Holiday Fun!

We can't wait to celebrate with you this holiday season!

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Skating on the Square
November 25 - December 31

Using no water or power, the Winter Lights Rink is Wine Country's drought conscious opportunity for holiday fun! Get your tickets now! 
Skating Rink Hours (open rain or shine)
Thursdays & Fridays — 4 to 8 p.m.  
Saturdays & Sundays — 12 to 8 p.m.  
Skates rentals are available in child’s size 9 through men’s 13. Your skate rental is included in your ticket price, but you may also bring your own ice skates, if they have been recently sharpened.
 Get your questions answered here.

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Shopping + Dining
All Season Long

Not only are Downtown's dozens of retailers and restaurants open and offering holiday specials, every Sunday will feature a holiday market, making Downtown the perfect place to buy local gifts and celebrate the season with the ones you love.

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Tree Lighting Celebration the day after Thanksgiving

November 25th from 4-7pm, Santa Rosa's annual event to ring in the holiday season will take place on Courthouse Square with family friendly activities, live entertainment, delicious holiday drinks and treats, photos with Santa, and of course the official lighting of the Courthouse Square tree with a skating show by Redwood Ice Theatre Company and everyone’s favorite beagle, Snoopy!

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Snoopy's Home Ice Tots on Ice Kids Skate Clinic

Toddlers ages 18 months through 4 years of age (with the reassuring presence of their caregiver adult) are welcomed inside a playful and relaxed environment, a place to explore large motor development, and where an interest in the sport of ice skating is cultivated in a positive atmosphere. Prices are per toddler and skate rentals are included in the price!
Reserve your Tots on Ice tickets here!

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Drag on Ice Performance with Sonoma County Pride

The Redwood Ice Theatre Company is teaming up with Sonoma County Pride to present an evening of Queens on ice! There will even be a special guest Queen and figure skating legend from Ru Paul's Drag Race—Milk! Join us on Courthouse Square Dec. 9 at 7:30 for a performance you won't want to miss! Drag Queen lineup to be announced soon.
More details available here.

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New Year's Eve Show with
Redwood Ice Theatre Co.

Join the Redwood Ice Theatre Company in Downtown Santa Rosa to celebrate the New Year at the Winter Lights rink on Courthouse Square. Join us December 31 from 8 to 10 p.m. as the RITC takes over the rink to put on a skating performance to ring in the New Year and close out Winter Lights Skating on the Square! 
More information available here.

Instagram Giveaway
Winter Lights Getaway Packages

Enter on Instagram to win one of our Winter Lights Holiday Fun giveaways and explore Downtown Santa Rosa on us! Getaway prizes can include lodging, dining, and entertainment from popular hotspots like Belly Left Coast Tap Room, Children's Museum of Sonoma County, The California, Art House, Skating on the Square and more!

Follow us on Instagram @visitsantarosa and learn how to enter below.

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Couples Getaway

How To Enter on Instagram

@visitsantarosa Instagram

  1. Follow @visitsantarosa, @hotele_santarosa, @perchandplow, @the_california_theatre, @downtownsantarosa on Instagram

  2. Comment below and tag 5 people you would want to share this experience with

  3. Share this post in your story with the hashtag #visitsantarosa
     

Winners will be contacted the first week of December. Package must be used before December 31, 2022.

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Family Getaway

How To Enter on Instagram

@visitsantarosa Instagram

  1. Follow @visitsantarosa, @downtownsantarosa, @arthousesantarosa, @bellyleftcoast, and @childrensmuseumsonomacounty on Instagram

  2. Comment below and tag 5 people you would want to share this experience with

  3. Share this post in your story with the hashtag #visitsantarosa
     

Winners will be contacted the first week of December. Package must be used before December 31, 2022.

Terms & Conditions: Winner will be chosen by random drawing on Dec 9. Packages and giveaways

must be used before 12/30/22. 

Hotel black out dates: 12/24-12/25. 

Comedy night and Santaland Diaries subject to event programming times. 

Please refer to business websites for up to date hours of operation.