Kick off the holiday season with merry making and holiday cheer in Downtown Healdsburg. The annual Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony is a cherished tradition that signifies the start of the Christmas season. This festive event takes place in the beautiful Healdsburg Plaza Park on December 3rd. You can spend the afternoon sampling the fine wines of Sonoma County at nearby vineyards. Then head to Healdsburg to get a jump on your holiday shopping. With dozens of boutiques and galleries for everything from fashion to jewelry, it's easy to spend hours searching for that perfect gift.
At 5 pm, you can head to the plaza when the holiday lights come on for a breathtaking display of festive cheer. Sing carols with local choirs and revel in the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year. Afterward, you can plan a lovely dinner to celebrate the holidays at one of the many renowned restaurants in Healdsburg.
Healdsburg loves to get into the holiday spirit, and there are several events throughout November and December. Check out the official Healdsburg Holiday Calendar for details on upcoming events. Most events, including the Hospice Tree Lighting, take place in the charming downtown district which is located about a mile from our wine country hotel. Stay in wonderful boutique accommodations just three minutes away!