tel. (818) 898-1200      117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION

This holiday tradition is held on Brand Boulevard between San Fernando Road and Celis. The evening features entertainment, face painting, crafts for young people, and this year a Bike Rodeo (bike safety workshop and Holiday Lit Bike Parade)! Of course, all ages will be welcome to take a photo with our special invited guest, Mr. Claus, who has already confirmed his visit.

DATE: December 5, 2019
MAKE UP RAIN DATE: December 10, 2019
TIME: 6 pm to 9 pm
LOCATION: Brand Blvd (between San Fernando Rd and Celis St)
COST: FREE

We hope you can make it tonight, but if not, here are the street closures! 

  • Brand Blvd (Truman St to Pico St)
  • San Fernando Rd (Maclay Ave to Kittridge St)

Maclay Ave and Truman St will remain open to traffic.

BIKE RODEO & HOLIDAY LIGHT BIKE PARADE

Bike RodeoThe Bike Rodeo is a Bike Skills Workshop providing safety training for basic bike handling and skills in an enclosed area which will culminate in a Holiday Light Bike Parade through the San Fernando Mall.

Join People for Mobility Justice,Tutcint Youth Empowerment and the City of San Fernando at this special event sponsored by Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program.

The skills workshop and parade will be featured as part of the City of San Fernando’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

This Bike Skills Workshop is open to participants ages 9 and up. During the workshop, participants will learn how to fit and adjust their helmets and bicycles, perform an ABC Quick Check, and review laws for riding at night.

Riders will also be introduced to safe maneuvers: how to start, stop, dismount and scan for traffic. All participants will get free helmets, lights, and other giveaways.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • A functional bicycle or wheeled device (Limited bikes are available to loan).
  • A helmet is required for anyone under 18.
  • Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Bikes with training wheels are not permitted, but children are welcome to attend if pulled in a trailer or on-bike child seat.
  • Water bottle/snacks 

PLEASE NOTE: All participants must sign a waiver to participate in the Bike Skills Workshop. Click here to download a waiver. A parent or legal guardian is required to accompany and sign for any minors under 18 participating in the Bike Skills Workshop

The Bike Rodeo and Holiday Light Bike Parade event is made possible by Metro, City of San Fernando, People for Mobility JusticePukuu Cultural Community Services
 

Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bike 1, 2, 3 & Bicycling 101. If you are interested in taking classes at the next level or joining a community bike ride, check out the full event calendar.

For more info on how to ride a bike in LA County, visit metro.net/gobike.

As Black Indigenous People of Color, People for Mobility Justice seek critical consciousness about mobility justice in all communities. Our vision is that people have the freedom and resources to move in public spaces with love and dignity.

LOCATION

Leave your car, skip traffic, and ride Metro with your bike!

Public Transit – Metrolink to Sylmar/San Fernando; Metro Bus Lines 224, 794

VENDORS

Are you interested in becoming a vendor at this event? Download an application now!

SANTA PHOTOS

Don’t miss out on a FREE photo with our special guest, Santa!
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2018 Santa Photos
2017 Santa Photos

CONTACT US

RECREATION PARK | Recreation & Community Services Department
208 Park Avenue, San Fernando, CA 91340
(818) 898-1290 | Recreation@sfcity.org

RECREATION PARK COUNTER HOURS
Monday through Thursday | 9 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm
Friday | 9 am to 12 pm

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Julian J Venegas Recreation & Community Services Director (818) 898-1290 JVenegas@sfcity.org
Linda Bowden-Moreno Office Specialist (818) 898-7349 LMoreno@sfcity.org
Maria Calleros Office Specialist (818) 898-7380 MCalleros@sfcity.org

COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Juan Salas Community Services Supervisor (818) 898-1296 JSalas@sfcity.org
Patty Garcia Program Specialist (818) 898-1290 PGarcia@sfcity.org
Marisol Diaz Program Specialist (818) 898-7341 MDiaz@sfcity.org

CULTURAL ARTS DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Virginia Diediker Cultural Arts Supervisor (818) 361-7155 VDiediker@sfcity.org
Jeanette Sandoval Recreation Leader III (818) 898-1234 JSandoval@sfcity.org

RECREATION DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Maribel Perez Recreation Supervisor (818) 361-7156 MPerez@sfcity.org
Jennifer Garcia Recreation Leader III (818) 361-7156 JGarcia@sfcity.org

CITY EMPLOYEE DIRECTORY

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