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Tri-Valley Holiday Guide

The holidays this year may look and feel different than those in the past, but rest assured, there’s still a lot of cheer to go around. We put together a collection of classic holiday traditions and brand new events happening around the Tri-Valley to help celebrate the season and usher in a new year. 

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Pictured above: Beets + Eats Holiday Menu

FAMILY MEALS TO GO

BEETS + EATS
This festive meal from Beets + Eats includes a herb-cured beef tenderloin with port wine reduction sauce, wild mushroom lasagna with Bellwether Farms ricotta, heirloom marble potatoes and braised leeks, roasted root vegetables, classic creamy spinach, wedge salad with creamy blue cheese dressing, and Parker House rolls. Additional add-ons include Mac & Cheese and Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding. Pick up is at the Palm Event Center on 12/24 or 12/30. These meals will sell out, so order soon!
SABIO ON MAIN

Get a Christmas Prime Rib dinner for 4 with all the fixings and special instructions from Chef Francis to cook the specially prepared Prime Rib!

THE VINE AND SPIRITS

Stop in at The Vine and Spirits on Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays to purchase one of their special family bundle meals. See below for each day’s special offerings. 

bridges restaurant

Head into Bridges Restaurant every hump day to take advantage of their Wednesday family bundle meal specials. 

BOTTLETAPS

Ring in the holidays with a house-smoked prime rib complete with all the fixings and a whole apple galette with vanilla whipped cream from BottleTaps. View their menu or order online below. Pre-order by 12/18 for pick up on 12/22 or 12/23! 

Zephyr grill & Bar

Zephyr Grill & Bar has several deliciously bundled dinners for 2-4 people. Browse through their wide selection of pre-made dinners below! 

SALT CRAFT

Now offering a variety of fan favorite entrees, sides, and desserts. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. View their Christmas Menu below! Call (925) 425 – 9716 to order. 

SAUCED BBQ

Select from 3 different family meal specials currently being offered for pre-order from Sauced BBQ. Take your pick from their selection of savory, house-made sides, like their Jalapeno Heat Slaw,  Baked Beans, or Mac and Cheese.

STRIZZIS

Offering individually packed meals for groups and hot or cold-prepped party pans. 

Stay Tuned for More Family Meals To Go!

GIFT SHOPPING

EXPLORE DANVILLE'S TREE TRAIL

While shopping and picking up to-go from Downtown Danville, explore their holiday tree trail! Local storefronts will display beautifully decorated trees throughout Danville. Take a stroll through Downtown Danville to find all the trees, visit stores, and share a photo of your favorite tree on social media. Tag @Livelocallydanville, @townofdanvilleca, and @danvilleparksca on Instagram, using #DanvilleTreeTrail. More Info →

HANDMADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

This holiday season, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is hosting an art fair featuring nearly two dozen local artists and makers offering unique, handmade gifts. This virtual event is a safe and easy way to purchase fine art, ceramics, handmade greeting cards, block print art and a variety of wearable textile products that make wonderful gifts, all while supporting our community of makers.
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DISCOVER DUBLIN HOLIDAY DOZEN

Support your local Dublin businesses this year by following along with Discover Dublin’s 12 days of gift giving ideas for friends, family, coworkers or yourself! Discover Dublin will post daily gift giving inspiration from December 2 – December 13, but you can visit their Facebook at any time to browse through past posts for a thorough collection of local businesses.
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DANVILLE PICKS HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

This holiday season, Danville businesses are asking residents to skip online shopping and #PledgeDanville to help support local businesses. To make shopping easier for those willing to participate, browse through the Danville Picks Holiday Gift Guide, complete with gift ideas, discounts, and a directory of local businesses.  
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SAN FRANCISCO PREMIUM OUTLETS HOLIDAY DEALS

San Francisco Premium Outlets feature over 180 luxury brand stores offering in-person shopping, curbside pick-up, and in-store pick up by appointment. Browse through huge holiday discounts and mark offs from your favorite stores and brands by visiting their website.
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santa in a mask

Photos with Santa

Stoneridge Shopping Center

Stoneridge Shopping Center is featuring safe, socially distanced visits to Santa’s Workshop this year. Make reservations to take your family photos with Santa in advance to help promote social distancing and contactless payments.
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blackhawk plaza
Santa and his helpers are looking forward to visiting with your family! Choose your date & time and enter the number of children. Maximum 5 children per appointment. Your $20 Deposit will be applied towards your photo and/or digital download
purchase at the time of your appointment.
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VIRTUAL PHOTOS WITH SANTA

Pacific Pearl Shopping Center has partnered with Picture Me Santa to create customized digital photos of your child, pet, or family with Santa. Use code SANTAPP for $5 off your customized photo package! More Info →

TREE FARMS

MOORE pumpkin patch & CHRISTMAS TREES

Pick out your Christmas tree at this local tree farm, complete with several holiday photo opportunities for the entire family.
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alameda county fairgrounds

Head to the Alameda County Fairgrounds to browse their vast selection of fresh-cut Christmas trees. More Info →

ALPINE CHRISTMAS TREES

Outside of providing families with their Christmas Trees, this local tree farm also sells large and small wreaths, garland, and mistletoe!
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ACTIVITIES

NUTCRACKER, BROUGHT TO YOU BY VALLEY DANCE THEATER

This year, theater buffs won’t have to miss out on this classic holiday staple. Valley Dance Theater brings your holiday dreams to life in this enchanting event for the whole family. Each Video on Demand performance is available for up 72 hours. Tickets are free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
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knottingham circle extravaganza

For over 28 years, the owner of California Christmas Lights and local Livermore resident has decorated his Knottingham Circle residence into a winter wonderland, complete with high-tech lights and sound effects. Guests are welcome to visit and listen to the music from the sidewalk, or can tune into 107.9 from their cars. 

HOLIDAY SHOPPING & CIDER STROLL

Head to City Center Bishop Ranch to get your holiday shopping done with a cup of warm cider in your hand. Shoppers visiting on December 18th will enjoy a special treat of strolling carolers, countless holiday decorations, and a snow king and queen on socially-distanced stilts. 

Stay Tuned for More Activities!