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The City is limited to posting locally-held events for Culver City community and non-profit organizations.  Your request will be reviewed by the appropriate person, and upon approval, it will be posted on the City's Community Calendar.

Annual Holiday Tower Lighting

Join us for this annual FREE family fun event for all! Kids can meet Santa, get creative with arts & crafts and we'll have snow play, a moon bounce and other games too. Live entertainment and food trucks and will also be onsite at this outdoor event. We look forward to seeing you there!

The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. closely followed by city officials lighting the tower tree high atop the Veterans Memorial Building. Santa will arrive with the assistance from the Culver City Fire Department and then snow sledding, a moon bounce, arts & crafts, photos with Santa and other activities will begin! We will also have a Winter Passport for kids to collect stamps and receive a prize. All activities and our stage will be outdoors.

“The PRCS Department is excited to enhance this annual tradition with new experiences and activities including snow, inflatables, food trucks and more in order to continue enhancing the quality of life in Culver City,” says Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department Director Corey Lakin.

Performers and presenters on the entertainment stage will include: Culver City Boy Scouts, Culver City High School Choir and Brass Ensemble, Tiny Tots Ballet & Tap, Shotokan Karate-Do, Core Martial Arts, Beyond Pre-K En Español and more. Each of these groups will bring something festive for the evening’s event. There will also be a SkateSide demonstration in the parking lot.

Food trucks will be onsite including Richeeze Melts specialty grilled cheese, the Green Olive Truck mediterrean cuisine, and Fat Queso quesadillas.

Parking for the event is available in the Veterans Memorial Park parking lot along Culver Blvd. as well as at the Culver City Senior Center at 4095 Overland Avenue.

This is an event of Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department and for more questions please contact the recreation office at (310) 253-6650, via email at, or visit us online at
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