Holly Jollypalooza, Pacifica holiday festival with live music, food and drink, holiday crafts, kidzone, photo booth and more

Holly Jollypalooza

Pacifica, California | Dec. 9-10 | 11AM-5PM

Pacifica’s Most Wonderful Holiday Festival

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Please note this information is from the 2022 event although the dates are correct for 2023. Please return 3-4 weeks prior to the event when we post information for the 2023 event.

About the Event

  • WHAT:

    "Ho ho the mistletoe" ... there are tons of nightime holiday events and tree lightings but for those looking for a jolly good time when there is actual light, there's a new entry to the Bay's holiday daytime festival calendar.

    As we move into “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, Miramar Events and Longboard Margarita Bar are teaming up with plans to bring an exciting new festival to the beautiful beach city of Pacifica, adding some sparkle, sizzle and winter wonder to the Bay Area’s holiday scene.

    Holly Jollypalooza, Sunday, December 3rd, 11am to 4pm at Pacifica’s Eureka Square Shopping Center, will be a super fun, free and easy, feel-good holiday festival featuring:

    • Jingle Bell Rock Stage – a big stage with stellar live music showcasing three exceptional bands including California’s best Prince tribute band The Purple Ones (2:20pm), dynamic, high-energy party band SuperBad (12:40pm), the Bay’s top country band Urban Outlaws (11am), plus awesome Hip-Hop and Club DJ J-Status performing throughout the day.
    • Merry Merry Libation Nation – premium wine from Half Moon Bay Winery – Central Coast Red Blend and Monterey Chardonnay, seasonal craft beer from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company – Kolsch, Full Swing IPA and Pumpkin Harvest Ale, traditional standards and signature holiday cocktails – Hot Buttered Rum, Chocolate Peppermint Martini, Twisted Hot Chocolate, Jack and Coke, Jameson & Ginger Ale, Vodka & Soda – by the master mixologists from Longboard Margarita Bar. Replenish and hydrate with a bottle of Pathwater, 100% responsibly and locally sourced water in an aluminum reusable bottle. Sip your favorite beverage in a collector-item 9-ounce stemless wine glass or 16-ounce beer tankard adorned with this year’s whimsical Chill Santa logo.
    • Joy to the World Street Eats – some of the Bay's best food trucks –Alebrijes Oaxacan Kitchen, Nahua Pizza, The Empanadas King, Treats by the Bay, Olde Tyme Kettle Corn, and Dippin Dots – dishing up fabulous street food.
    • Deck The Halls Holiday Gift Expo – skip the mall and load up on gifts and stocking stuffers at an arts and crafts holiday market featuring the work of forty local artists.
    • Little Saint Nick Fab Funzone – with action-packed fun and games for kids, a big-air trampoline bungee jump, Cornhole tossing game area, hands-on crafts like Dyenosaur DIY tie dyes.
    • Santa Baby Photo Wall – a super fun, Instagram-worthy holiday photo booth with goofy props curated by Booths by the Bay.
    • Festive Holiday Aesthetic throughout with creative event design elements.

    The free admission event is open to all ages, pet friendly, and a welcoming space for all!



  • WHEN:

    Sunday, December 3, 11am to 4pm

  • WHERE:

    Eureka Square Shopping Center, Pacifica

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    Admission is free with suggested donation of a toy for the 12th Annual Pacifica Toy Drive in Memory of Scott Christian Garrigan which has collected more than 7,600 toys in its 12-year history! The Garrigan family will have collection boxes on-site for festivalgoers to drop off toys. All collected toys will be distributed by the Toys for Tots program.


    Use of ride sharing is encouraged with a designated drop-off/pick-up spot on-site!


    Bicycle parking is available at Eureka Square Shopping Center during the event. Suggested donation is $5 per bicycle.

    Sea HuggerSea Hugger® is managing the "Kickstand" Bicycle Parking as a fundraiser. Sea Hugger is a Half Moon Bay-based nonprofit working to protect and heal the marine environment from plastic pollution through education and action. From sponsoring monthly beach cleanups to promoting conservation laws, Sea Hugger works tirelessly to keep our beautiful ocean and Coastside clean and healthy.

    Bicycle parking details:

    • Space is limited.
    • No in and out privileges.
    • Weather dependent.
    • Bikes left unclaimed after the end of the event at 4pm will be left unattended.