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Community Events

City Yard | 15300 Downey Avenue | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2121
M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Director, David Johnson

Holiday Tree Lighting


 Paramount’s Holiday Tree Lighting is our annual kick-off   for the holiday season. In addition to the traditional   dancers and choirs, this year's event has a special     performance by the the Mariachi Divas. Come out and   celebrate with the City Council and the Mariachi Divas   and make the beginning of this season a memorable one.

 • All ages
 • Friday, November 30, 2018
 • Youth dance and holiday choir performances
    begin at 6:00 p.m.
 • Location: Paramount Pond
    (NE corner of Jackson Street & Paramount Blvd.)
 • Mariachi Divas perform after the Tree Lighting
• Free hot chocolate and cookies available to celebrate
    the season

Photos with Santa


Santa loves to take photos and we've managed to get him to take special pictures with our community! Join Santa Claus for photos at the Community Center (proceeds support the PEP Scholarship Program):  

• Location: Paramount Park Community Center
• Time: December 1 & 2 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• Cost: $10 for a photo package (1 – 5x7 and 4 – wallets)
• Other photo items will be available for purchase
   at a reasonable price. 

Winter Excursion- Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show

  • Date: 12/02/2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Fairplex Expo 4, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA
  • Cost: $9 General Admission, $7 Senior (62+), $4 kids (13-17)

    Winter Excursion - Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show

    Check off your holiday shopping list at the Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show in Pomona where shopping and entertainment combine for a winter wonderland of fun for the entire family!

    The City will take registered residents to and from the festival on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Register ASAP, as there are limited spaces available. Transportation is free, but there is a cost to enter the Festival.

    There’s lots of shopping, mouthwatering treats, and lots of entertainment.


    Santa Train

    Santa_Train_50th_colorCelebrate 50 years of Santa and his team of Holiday Specialist visiting the neighborhoods of Paramount. 


      • All ages
      • December 3 thru 6
         starting at 3:00 p.m.
      • Track our Christmas train on the           City’s website
      • Each night we will be randomly            giving away three baskets.


    Breakfast with SantaSled_Breakfast_with_Santa

    Join Santa for a delicious, hot breakfast, and stay for the fun. Visit our winter wonderland, go sledding in the snow, make holiday crafts, enjoy event entertainment, and maybe win a prize. You can even take a picture with Santa! Don’t miss it!  

    • All ages    

    • Saturday, December 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Location: Paramount Park, 14400 Paramount Boulevard
    • Avoid the line and purchase your tickets early.
    • Breakfast presale tickets available for $5.00.
    • Breakfast tickets available at the door for $6.00
    • Please note that breakfast will be served at Paramount Park from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. so don’t
       be late.

    Tickets go on sale Thursday, November 1 through Friday, December 7 at the following locations:

    • STAR After-school sites Monday-Friday from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

    • Community Services & Recreation Office (15300 Downey Ave.)
      Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    • Paramount Park Community Center (14400 Paramount Blvd.)
      Monday-Thursday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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