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Winter Wonderfest and Tree Lighting

This Year’s Winter Wonderland festivies kick off on December 4th! Mark your Calendars!


Parade Route

Thank you 2018 Winter Wonderland Sponsors!!!

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2018 Parade Winners!!!

Best Overall Float : City of Gridley Electric Dept

Best Children Float: Apples to Zebra’s

Community Service Award: Cowboy 911

Public Safety Award: Station 74

Dec 4th, 2019 at 5:00 & 6:30 PM

The Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Parade of Lights in Gridley will take place on December 5th, 2018. Bring the whole family for music, shopping, and holiday fun at this outdoor community festival.

The Tree Lighting Ceremony starts at 5:00 PM at Orchard Hospital on Spruce Street. Join in the holiday celebration with live music and refreshments as the historic redwood is decorated and lit for the season. The Gridley High School Band and GHS Choir will be performing.

Join the GHS Choir as they carol into downtown Gridley.

Holiday vendors will be on Kentucky Street from 5PM-8:30PM. This year will offer more shopping, food, and networking  opportunities than ever. We are currently accepting Vendor Applications for our 2019 Winter Wonderfest.



Holiday vendors will be on Kentucky Street from 5PM-8:30PM. This year will offer more shopping, food, and networking  opportunities than ever.

The Parade is now in its 20th year! Parade begins at 6:30 PM in downtown Gridley, California. The theme for this year is Winter Wonderland. Individuals and groups are welcome to join the parade. A shout out to Gridley Lions Club for their many years of handling the lineup, start up, and procession for the Holiday Parade of Lights.

Light up downtown Gridley!

…by December 4th, for the Holiday Parade of Lights. Join us as we celebrate the holidays by lighting up your home with outdoor lights, especially if you live on Hazel Street in Gridley or along the parade route. If you need to borrw some exterior decorations, please contact the Gridley Area Chamber of Commerce by phone. We’ll do what we can to help out. You can download the Parade Rules and the WWF 2018 Parade entry here. Parade applicants need to be turned in by December 3rd.

Thanks to our Last years Parade Sponsors!

Gridley-Block/Ramsey Funeral Homes, Kid’s Castle, LLC, Ravie Aujla at Farmer’s Insurance, The MakeUp Room & Company, and Quota International of Gridley, Butte Auto Parts (NAPA), Rotary Club of Gridley, Holycross Memorial Services, Nacho’s Electric, Harshbarger Ace Hardware, and  Special thanks to the Lions Club of Gridley & the City of Gridley.

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