The Montclair Village Association (MVA) will host the Montclair Village Holiday Stroll on Thursday, December 7, from 4-8 pm so neighbors can enjoy the festive decorations and seasonal shopping with special entertainment for the family.
Holiday Stroll highlights include:
- Live performances by local youth and school groups including Colla Voce (Head Royce’s choral ensemble), Edna Brewer Jazz Band, GleeBA (Temple Beth Abraham’s children’s choir), Jazz Education Ensemble, Montera Middle School Band, Pacific Boychoir Academy, Piedmont Troubadours, Skyline High Jazz Band, Skyline High Orchestra and more.
- Festive entertainment by Merry Minstrels, Oakland Ballet Company, and The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees (above).
- Professional Winter Wonderland photos with Santa taken by Leah Marie Studio.
- “Random Acts Toy Drive” and Parade Rig hosted by the Oakland Fire Department.
- Disc Jump and Connect 4 gameplay hosted by Oakland Spiders.
- Crafting activities hosted by Montclair Presbyterian Church and Saint John’s Episcopal Church.
- Montclair Library selfie photo booth with props, a prize wheel and giveaways.
- Variety of discount promotions, giveaways, and goodies offered by over 40 Village businesses.
- Additional retail holiday shopping offered by 20 locally owned and operated vendors.
“Our Holiday Stroll is designed to bring people together, to support the community-connected and small businesses, the community groups, artists, and Oakland schools. It reminds us how important the people in our lives are and what community means.” ~ Executive Director Daniel Swafford
Fiscal sponsors of the 21st Annual Montclair Village Holiday Stroll include F&M Bank, Montclair Sports Tennis & Pickleball, and Montclair Cares Club. In-kind Sponsors include DraftTech, Montclair Presbyterian Church, Evelie Delfino Såles Posch, Merry Minstrels, Montclair Library, Montclair Recreation Center, Oakland Ballet Company, Oakland Fire Department, Oaktoberfest and Winter Williams Presents.
More information — including what businesses are located in the Village and how to become a vendor, sponsor and/or volunteer — is available at MontclairVillage.com. Patrons and residents who would like to support more festive community gatherings in Montclair Village are encouraged to join the Montclair Cares Club.
About the Montclair Village Association (MVA):
The MVA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 with a mission to: increase the safety of Montclair, Oakland; support Montclair’s small businesses and merchants; expand opportunities for patronage and visitorship in Montclair; develop youth training programs for Oakland high school students and college interns seeking professional work experiences; expand artist representation in unused urban spaces; catalyze Montclair’s social capital and placemaking for business improvement; and ensure the enjoyment and livability of downtown Montclair for all Bay Area visitors and residents.
Thu December 7, 2023
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montclair Village Mountain and Medau Place Oakland
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Contact: Winter Williams firstname.lastname@example.org (510) 288-7918
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