Lighted Santa Claus tractor outside at the Calistoga lighted tractor parade.

A Night of Lights

Celebrate classic small-town America in Calistoga, CA this holiday season with our 24th annual “Lighted Tractor Parade”. All kinds of farm equipment will be decked out in its finest holiday attire and will stroll down Calistoga’s Lincoln Street. Antique and modern tractors, along with trucks, fire engines, motorcycles, and much more will be aglow with the cheer of the season. This free event is a way to honor Calistoga’s agricultural heritage and its contribution to the region’s economy.

Make It Special

Arrive in town in time to take part in the other holiday events going on in Calistoga. Friday night will feature the Tree Lighting Street Faire, a gathering downtown that kicks off the holiday shopping season. Festivities will including singing, dancing, and, of course, wine tastings. Many shops will stay open late, and live trees decorated by local elementary school students will be peppered throughout the downtown area. When the night is through, these trees are donated to local families.

Another option that same night is the Holly Trolley Holiday Lights Tour hosted by the Calistoga Welcome Center. Enjoy a cozy trolley ride around town to visit participating homes who are competing for the honor of Best Holiday Lights 2019.

Then on Saturday, enjoy the parade that follows Lincoln Street through downtown Calistoga. One unique way to enjoy the party is by visiting the August Briggs Winery Tasting Room. Just a simple RSVP (707-942-4912) will ensure your place at this complimentary event. Wine, apple cider, and snacks will be provided along with a cozy place to view the parade regardless of whatever weather we may be having.

Stay with Us!

Book a room for the whole weekend so that you can enjoy everything our delightful town has to offer! We are located right in the heart of these merry-making festivities, so you won’t have to miss a thing if you stay with us. Make sure to dress warmly and be prepared to be dazzled—the Chamber of Commerce promises 100% chance of snow!

Black and white graphic of Santa riding a tractor with his reindeer. Below is written, "Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade".

(Pictures courtesy of the Calistoga Visitors Center)