SAN LEANDRO — Downtown will hold its annual “It’s a Wonderful Night” holiday celebration Friday, Dec. 5.
Festivities will be downtown between Washington Boulevard and East 14th Street from 6 to 9 p.m.
Horse-drawn carriages will carry passengers through downtown, leaving from Joaquin Plaza. Performers will include Prescott Circus Theater, DC Dance, San Leandro Players, Pallen’s Martial Arts, Broadmoor Preschool and Zumba.
Hands-on activities will include games, cookie decorating and kids’ art and crafts. Holiday movies will be shown on an outdoor screen.
People are encouraged to take unwrapped new toys to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive.
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The clippity clop of horse hooves herald the annual “It’s A Wonderful Night” holiday celebration as horse-drawn carriages transport their passengers to another time and back again as they make their rounds through historic downtown San Leandro. Passengers may embark in Joaquin Plaza for the round-trip.
Taking a little time out from holiday preparations to join the festivities, Santa Claus will be sitting to pose for pictures with little ones.
The evening is chock-full of free holiday entertainment including performances by DC Dance, San Leandro Players, Pallen’s Martial Arts, Broadmoor Preschool and Zumba. So you know, dancers, prancers, singers and martial artists.
Hands-on activities will include games, cookie decorating, make-and-take art and crafts for children. Kid-friendly costumed characters will ramble about. Catch an elf selfie! Prescott Circus Theater performers will also join us, enchanting young visitors with their unique skills.
Holiday movie favorites will be showing on an outdoor screen. Bring an unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots collection drive and receive a free bag of popcorn. Sit a bit, relax, have some fun and join us for a wonderful night!