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Posted on: November 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

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Rain or shine, the City's 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting event will be Saturday, December 2 in the Orinda Community Center Park, located at 28 Orinda Way. 

This event is held in conjunction with the community’s second Orinda Gingerbread House Making Contest, created and sponsored by the Orinda/Tabor Sister City Foundation. The event and viewing of the gingerbread house contest entries will begin at 5:30 PM. Winners of the Gingerbread House Contest will be announced right before the tree lighting, at approximately 6 PM. If you are interested in participating in the gingerbread house contest please visit

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Thank you to the Orinda Community Foundation and the Orinda Parks and Recreation Foundation for sponsoring this event, additional festivities will include a performance by the Orinda Intermediate School Choir, the Orinda PD “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive, a craft for children led by your Orinda Teen Advisory Council, as well as a seasonal-themed photo opportunity – families will need to bring their own camera/phone. Light refreshments will also be provided. 

This event is free and open to the entire community, visit Questions? Contact Orinda Parks and Rec at or call 925-254-2445.

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