Light Up The Season

The annual Light Up the Season event has gone virtual this year with a special invitation to all of Hayward to enjoy and share holiday light displays and depictions of our diverse community’s winter-time cultural traditions.


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With City Hall, City Hall Plaza and our Downtown Library lit up accordingly, the Council invites you to bring even more light to the community by sharing similarly themed displays as well as your own traditions of the season. 

The community is invited to Light Up The Season by registering their own holiday light displays with the City of Hayward. Registered displays will appear on a special interactive map available below.

Register & View Holiday Displays

Download our special Hope & Unity coloring pages that you can print and post. Use the hashtag #HaywardHolidayHope to share your pictures on social media or you can submit them below for the City of Hayward to share on your behalf. 

* Please note by submitting a photo, you are agreeing that the City can use your photo in future publications and on our website or social media.

Submit your artwork

Light Up the Season 2020 is a partnership of the City of Hayward and the Eden Area Interfaith Council.