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Christmas Events 2016

on Thursday, 17 November 2016 11:16.

Sanger is known as the “Nation’s Christmas Tree City” because we have hosted the “Trek To The Nation’s Christmas Tree Ceremony” every December since 1925, at the General Grant Tree in Kings Canyon National Park, which is the Nation’s Christmas Tree! Join with us as we celebrate these wonderful events as we usher in the Christmas Season in Sanger!

The 91st Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree is on Sunday, December 11th, 2016, in Kings Canyon National Park at 2:30pm. Activities will include the Jubilation Singers, Sanger High School Choir, a non-denominational Christmas Message, and a War Memorial Ceremony will all be delivered at the base of the General Grant Tree. Chartered buses will leave from the Sanger Chamber of Commerce office. Reservations can be made beginning November 1st and will be taken until busses are full. Bus Options include a Trek Service Bus for $55 with a 12:15pm departure, a Lunch Bus with a 10:30am departure for approximately $85, or Dinner Bus with a 12:15pm departure for $85. The lunch and dinner buffet will be held at the Belmont Country Club. Coffee and pastries available at the Chamber office prior to boarding. Give the Sanger Chamber a call if you want to be added to the mailing list or to make a reservation. For more information call the Sanger Chamber at 559-875-4575.

Santa Claus in Downtown Sanger at Brehler Square will be on the following dates: Wednesday, Nov. 30th 6-8pm, Saturday, Dec. 3 12:30-3pm, Wednesday, Dec. 7th 5:30-7:30pm, Wednesday Dec. 14, 5:30-7:30pm, Wednesday Dec. 21st 5:30-7:30pm, Please note that if it is raining or a threat of rain Santa will not be in his house that day. Photos with Santa will be $4.00 for one picture/ $6 for two pictures. For more information please call the Sanger Chamber of Commerce.

"Light up the Night" Display of Christmas Lights Contest. It’s time to show off your holiday spirit and exterior illuminations! The Sanger District Chamber of Commerce will be holding The Nation’s Christmas Tree City Light up the Night Contest. Please submit your name, address, and phone number by noon on Monday, December 12th to the Sanger Chamber by calling 559-875-4575. Judging will take place on Friday, December 16th after dusk. Winners will receive gift cards to Walmart; first place $100, second place $50, and third place $25. This event is sponsored by the Sanger Chamber of Commerce and Walmart.