Holiday Events

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 5, 2024
6:00 p.m.
Dublin Civic Center (100 Civic Plaza)

Experience the festive energy of the lighting of the holiday tree at the Dublin Civic Center. Local school choirs and bands set the stage with amazing performances, leading up to the illumination of our 30-foot tree! The event will feature a snow play area, the Clover Trackless Train Express, Letters to Santa, and a cozy booth serving hot chocolate and cookies. Join us on December 4, 2024, for our next Holiday Tree Lighting event and celebrate the holiday spirit in Dublin!

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 7, 2024

8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Shannon Community Center (11600 Shannon Ave.)

Thank you to everyone who joined the 2023 City of Dublin at "Breakfast with Santa" event! In December 2024, families are invited to enjoy a delicious hot pancake breakfast served with sausage, fruit, coffee, and juice, followed by the arrival of Santa Claus. Santa will pose for holiday photos following each session, creating cherished memories for all who attended! See you all in December 2024!
$15/residents; $18/non-residents, per person, all ages  

"Deck the Homes" Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Each year, the City of Dublin hosts the "Deck the Homes" Holiday Home Decorating Contest to support those who create festive holiday displays around town. The City's Parks and Community Services Commission serves as contest judges and selects winners. Winners receive a yard sign for display, a gift card to a local business, and are recognized before the Dublin City Council.     

"Deck the Homes" Map

Congratulations to the 2023 Contest Winners:

  • Seen from Space Award - Best use of lights and color. Bonato Family at 7574 Sutton Lane.
  • Winter Wonderland Award - Best use of music, movement, and technology.  Brandt Family at 7287 Bedford Way.  
  • Over-Inflated Award - Best use of inflatables.  McCormack Family at 6815 Ione Way.  
  • Deck the Hall Award - Best decorated apartment/condo/balcony/door.  Flebut Family.  5653 Iron Horse Parkway.
  • Dashing Debut Award - First-year contest participant. Grymonprez Family.  8645 Ardmore Place.  
  • Spotlight Award - Judges' choice.  Pena-Gasper Family.  11913 Bloomington Way.  


  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

Contact & Sponsorship Information

The City of Dublin is looking for community partners to sponsor its Holiday Events. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to reach out to new customers in the community!  Please contact Lauren Marriott at (925) 556-4508 for sponsorship information or email  Sponsorship Details & Sponsorship Application