Nights of Lights Rings in the Season @ Hillsdale’s NEW North Block Plaza

Located in the NEW North Block Plaza. Hillsdale Shopping Center presents “NIGHTS OF LIGHTS” HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, a pageantry of holiday events taking place on three consecutive Friday nights – November 22, 29 and December 6, 2019. Each night features the magic of a synchronized holiday tree and fountain light show on Hillsdale’s new outdoor plaza, along with a unique and different line up each week of dazzling entertainment and activities for the entire family to experience.  Each night’s event begins at 6pm.

Friday, November 22nd line-up includes:

  • Synchronized Holiday Tree and Fountain Light Show
  • Santa’s Grand Arrival
  • Illuminated Entertainment by Circosphere
  • Peninsula Ballet Theatre Performance
  • Free Cotton Candy for the Kids

Hosted by Marcus of Star 101.3FM’s “Marcus and Sandy” Morning Show

Friday, November 29th program features:

  • Synchronized Holiday Tree and Fountain Light Show
  • Meet and Greet with Katerina Kittycat of PBS show “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”
  • “Let it Snow” Magical Snow Fest
  • Illuminated Entertainment by Circosphere

Hosted by Marcus of Star 101.3FM’s “Marcus and Sandy” Morning Show

Friday, December 6th presents:

  • Synchronized Holiday Tree and Fountain Light Show
  • Meet and Greet with Leslie Sbrocco host of KQED’s “Check, Please! Bay Area”
  • Broadway by the Bay Performance
  • Live Music, Circosphere and Tap Dancing Trees Entertainment

Throughout the holiday season guests will enjoy:

  • Photos with Santa: November 22 through December 24 – Macy’s Center Court*
  • Pet Photos with Santa: Sundays – 5-7pm and Wednesdays – 6-pm; November 24 – December 11 – Macy’s Center Court
  • Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, December 7; 8am AND 9:30pm – California Pizza Kitchen – Reservations required through
  • Wreath Making Workshop: Wednesday, December 11; 6pm – South End Concierge Conference Room – Reservations required through
  • Snowman Ice Cream Cone Decorating: Thursday, December 12; 5pm – Nordstrom Court
  • Community Holiday Performances: all season long – Nordstrom Court

*Santa hours and break times vary daily.  See for details.

Featuring best-in-class retailers such as Tin Pot Creamery, Blue Bottle Coffee and ROAM Artisan Burgers, Bay Meadows’ Town Square is the ideal gathering place with more ground-floor retail, outdoor dining and pop-ups to come. Home to a stunning sculpture from internationally-renowned artist Jeppe Hein, the Town Square is the dynamic core of our Midurban village. The Town Square is the perfect place to relax outside for a beer or wine at Fieldwork Brewing Company’s Beer Garden after a day of shopping and entertainment at Hillsdale Center. Take a turn on the porch swings or challenge a friend to table-tennis in the outdoor ping-pong court. Join the Bay Meadows email list to stay on top of the latest.