Dec 1, 2020

CHRISTMAS ON EUCLID EXPERIENCE – SIX HOLIDAY EVENTS!

Family fun for everyone in December! 

ONTARIO, California (Tuesday, December 1, 2020) – The Christmas on Euclid Experience, produced by the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau, has been a tradition for thousands of visitors each year since 1922. Families are delighted each year with the start of the Christmas on Euclid Experience in Ontario, California. Historic Euclid Avenue is transformed into a whimsical winter wonderland with block upon block of beautiful lights. “This year, with restrictions due to COVID-19, some of the traditional events, like our craft fair or community sing-a-long are not possible. However, we happy to announce virtual and drive thru events.” Said Michael Krouse, President & CEO, of Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau.  

Thanksgiving Day – New Year’s Day VISIT THE HISTORIC NATIVITY SCENES
Since 1958 the Historic Nativity Scenes are displayed on the median of Euclid Avenue between “C” Street and “F” Street. The twelve scenes depict the life of Jesus. A self-guided tour script is available on our website:   https://gocvb.org/discover/events/christmas-on-euclid/nativity-scenes

November 30 thru December 14 -  RUDOLPH’S NORTH POLE MAIL RUN! 
Drop off your letter to Santa at the Armstrong Community Center, located at 1265 S. Palmetto Avenue. Be sure to include the child’s first and last name as well as a self-addressed stamped envelope for a response from Santa! 

First 3 Thursdays of December – HOLIDAY FAMILY MOVIE TRIVIA NIGHTS! 
Join us on Facebook at 6:30PM @CityofOntarioCLC
December 3: ELF | December 10: The Grinch | December 17: The Polar Express
For more information visit OntarioCA.gov/SpecialEvents or call 909.395.2300

December 5 – VIRTUAL TREE LIGHTING 
Join us at 6:30PM on Facebook LIVE @CityofOntarioCLC for a Virtual viewing of our Tree Lighting to kick off the holiday season! 

December 10 – MENORAH PROCESSION 
Everyone is welcome to join the Jewish community for a Menorah Procession I your vehicles starting at Ontario Town Square. Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an eight-day celebration, Jews celebrate the holiday by lighting an eight-branch candelabrum, commonly called a menorah. The goal of this procession is to increase the awareness that light overcomes darkness and good triumphs over evil.

December 12 – RUDOLPH’S 5k MERRY MASK VIRTUAL RUN!
Sign up at Ontario5kRun.com to participate. The fee is $20 and you will receive a bag, mark, and medal. All proceeds support local youth programs.  

Enjoy the twinkling exhibition of festive lights and decorations on Euclid Avenue throughout the holiday season!  We look forward to welcoming visitors to our region to enjoy all of the Christmas on Euclid activities. For more information on all the events listed above please visit Christmas On Euclid website at www.GOcvb.org Please consider a donation for the preservation and restoration of the Historic Nativity Scenes. Checks made out to Christmas on Euclid can be mailed to 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario CA 91764.  

About Christmas on Euclid Experience
The Christmas on Euclid Experience, a non-profit organization, produced by the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau, has been a tradition for thousands of visitors each year since 1922. Free fun family events are planned at Ontario Town Square with live concerts, local dancers, Grammy award winning artists and more that bring visitors and the community together to enjoy the holidays. The twinkling exhibition of festive lights and decorations are on display throughout the holiday season. Families are delighted each year when the start of the holiday season is kicked off on the first weekend of December with the annual tree lighting ceremony at Ontario Town Square including holiday movies in the park, cookie decorating and a visit from Santa Claus. The second Saturday in December enjoy the all-day magical festival of craft vendors, carolers, snow play, carnival rides plus live music and entertainment when historic Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California is transformed into a whimsical winter wonderland with block upon block of family activities. The iconic Euclid Avenue Nativity Scenes are on display from Thanksgiving thru News Years Day in January. The twelve scenes have been a part of the community since 1958 and are free to view as you stroll along beautiful tree-lined Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California from “C” Street to “F” Street. For more information and a complete schedule of events visit www.GOcvb.org