Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Historic Mokelumne Hill, Main Street, Mokelumne Hill
Tree Lighting Schedule

5:30pm at Renegade Winery

Mokelumne Hill Community Historical Trust


Discover small town holiday cheer at Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 8th, 2019 from 1pm to 6:30pm. During this charming annual event, this quaint, historic, gold rush town comes to life each December with special free activities perfect for adults and children of all ages. Don’t take our word for it, see for yourself. 

Petroglyphe Gallery exterior

Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting is a chance for everyone to join in and celebrate the spirit of the season. Feel the warmth of small-town pride and the rich heritage of this historic gold rush community.   Make it a holiday tradition to be part of the celebration!!

Enjoy horse drawn hay rides down historic Main Street, photos with Santa, face painting by Leslie Vasquez at Petroglyphe Gallery, ornament making at the Mokelumne Hill Library, reindeer games at McHale’s Revival, gingerbread house decorating at Ed & Brenda’s, Calaveras Cody will be performing something magical at Moke Hill Nuts & Candies and on Main Street.

Complimentary holiday food and drinks will be on offer at The Hippie Closet, JPM Realty, Whoopsie Daisy and more.

Mountain Melody performs at Renegade Winery.

Renegade Winery in Mokelumne Hill I Courtesy of Calaveras Visitors Bureau

Kids and those young at heart will also enjoy  a chance to mail their Santa Claus wish list at the charming historic Mokelumne Hill post office. Rounding out the day’s events from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Petroglyphe Gallery, listen to Gordon Roland on guitar while sampling wine, cheese and holiday desserts. Closing out the event will be a fire breathing performance on Main Street which is sure to delight and amaze.

Wondering where to park for the Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House?? There will be a free shuttle to this fabulous free family friendly annual event in the Wendell’s parking lot.

Mokelumne Hill Shopping is a memorable experience in and of itself.

For more information on Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting please contact the Mokelumne Hill Community Historical Trust at (209) 286-1387Historic Mokelumne Hill is located between San Andreas and Jackson, located off Highway 49, just 10 minutes from Jackson and less than an hour from Sacramento in the heart of the Gold Country. We’ll see you there!

Want to scout out where to shop in Mokelumne Hill during this great event? Check out the Mokelumne Hill Shopping Directory to get the inside scoop on where to shop throughout this great event.

Featured Image: Artist Takayuki Harada’s oil on portrayal of the annual Mokelumne Hill Holiday Open House titled “The Joyful Day of our Town”.