Events Schedule


Page updated 12/16/23


Schedule of Activities

1 p.m. Doors Open

Ongoing throughout the Day:
Shopping, Interactive activities, Wishing Tree,
Gift Wrapping, Snowball Dig & Steinholding Contests

2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Die Sauerkrauts

7:00 p.m. Nicholas Nacht Festivities Kick-Off

Contests include Sausage Hockey & Ugly Sweater Contest

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sunglasses at Night


A little German, a little American and all FUN! Christkindlmarkt and Nicholas Nacht offer contests, live music, shopping and interactive activities! The following is info. on the bands, contests, and activities. Celebrate the season!

The Bands
Die Sauerkrauts

One of Oktoberfest’s favorite bands, Die Sauerkrauts, return for an afternoon of German zany fun, dancing and singing! 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sunglasses At Night

One of So. Cal’s top 80’s bands, Sunglasses at Night play everyone’s favorite 80’s and are sure to have you dancing all night! 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Interactive Fun
Gingerbread decorating, ornament making, and build your own Hot Cocoa!

Wishing Tree
The popular Wishing Tree, a German tradition will again offer guests the fun of making a special Christmas wish and adding their wishing ornament to the tree.

Photo Ops
Two Christkindlmarkt traditional guests will join us for special FREE photo ops. The Christkind, a fairy-like angel, and St. Nicholas, the German equivalent of Santa Clause will be on-site throughout the day.

Contests will be held throughout the day.

Snowball Dig
For our little fest-goers, contestants dig snowballs with a spoon!

Christmas Steinholding

Present Wrapping
If you think you’re a great present wrapper, try a hand at this contest. Not your typical gift to wrap and timed!

Sausage Hockey
Taking place during Nicholas Nacht, Sausage Hockey is all about getting the sausage in the goal – blindfolded! Grab a partner and take a swing!

Ugly Sweater Contest
1st prize $300 (!!!) cash

The Ugly Sweater contest will take place during Nicholas Nacht.





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