The beloved annual holiday event, Light up the Season, returns to downtown Hayward Saturday, Dec. 7. 

The festivities will take place around City Hall Plaza, 777 B Street, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will culminate with a special tree-lighting ceremony to be held in the City Hall rotunda beginning at 6:15 p.m.

This free admission event will feature carnival rides for children, ice skating, face painting, diverse activities, entertainment and family fun, with live musical performances from choirs and school bands. 

Bring a new unwrapped toy to support the Hayward Fire and Police departments Toys for Kids Drive and be entered to win a Family Fun Basket filled with holiday treats and toys. 

Downtown Hayward
B and Watkins Streets
Hayward, CA 94541