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During this holiday season you can do as much or as little as you like, but if you are looking for some fun and easy entertainment, here are some great suggestions.

'Tis the season to celebrate local ag

Enjoy the festive season with Holidays Along the Farm Trails. Throughout the season, we will be featuring special holiday offerings from our Farm Trails members, including farm-fresh food and drink for your holiday meals, unique ag-centric gifts, and local wreaths and decor.  Enjoy festive holiday experiences, such as cutting your own Christmas tree, taking a wreath making workshop, going on a farm tour and lots more.  Now through January 1st.

Horse & Carriage Rides

Celebrate the Holidays with free Horse & Carriage rides (weather permitting), live music, and family fun weekends.

Enjoy unique shopping and international dining around Railroad Square. Free parking on Sundays. 

Saturday and Sunday, December 23 & 24 from 11am to 3pm & in Depot Park.

Bodega's Saint Teresa of Avila looks like something out of an old-fashioned Christmas card during the holidays. Ansel Adams immortalized the church in a photograph and it was famously featured in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. For information about the history of the church and schedules for mass go to their website.

Elf, the Musical at 6th Street Playhouse

December 21, 22 & 23 2023, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One Christmas Eve, a young orphan crawls into Santa’s bag of toys and is unknowingly transported to the North Pole. Buddy the Elf, grows up unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities make him face the truth. With Santa’s blessing, Buddy travels to New York City to discover his true identity and find his birth father. Upon learning that his father is on the naughty list, and that his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy becomes determined to win over his family and help New York rediscover its Christmas spirit.

Rio Nido Roadhouse – Counting Down to Christmas!

Open Christmas Day, 1pm to 7pm

Holiday Menu, full bar, and football

Music and family movies!

A Grateful New Years Eve Celebration with Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang at Jerry Knight’s River Theater

Sun, December 31, 2023, 8:00 pm

Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang cordially invite you to A Grateful NYE @ River Theater in Guerneville

First Day Dawning – Guided Hike at Jenner Headlands Preserve

Mon, January 1, 2024, 6:30 am - 8:30 am

Join us at dawn, for a hike atop Sentinel Point. As the Sun casts the first light over the forest ridges, touches down to the river, and reaches out to the ocean, we will be soaking in the awe and beauty of the first sunrise of 2024!

The Jenner Headlands Preserve will open the gates early to provide visitors an opportunity to enjoy the first sunrise of 2024. Registered guests will meet at our parking lot on Highway 1 at 6:30. Sunrise is at 7:30.

We will be walking up to Sentinal Point at dawn so please bring a flashlight. Kids welcome.

Suggested Items to Bring:

  • Drinking water/Hot tea, closed-toed shoes, hiking poles, binoculars, flashlight, lots of warm layers.

1st Saturday Art Walk

Sat, January 6, 2024, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us every 1st Saturday to enjoy the art and culture of Guerneville.