Holiday Outing: 3Crosses in Castro Valley - 510 Families
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Holiday Outing: 3Crosses in Castro Valley

Big thanks to Nicole Callis for sharing her family’s jolly time at 3Crosses Christmas Festival.

The Christmas Festival at 3Crosses Church in Castro Valley is merry and bright. On weekends throughout December, find ice skating, live music, and twinkling holiday lights along with a Christmas train, Santa Claus, a karaoke stage, food trucks, and movie nights. Whoa, I think they have everything! Admission to the festival is free, but certain activities cost money.

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nighttime ice rink
Ice skating under the twinkle lights at the Christmas Festival | Photo: Breslow Imaging
family on ice rink
Outdoor ice skating with the family at 3Crosses, grab your cocoa! | Photo: Nicole Callis

Plan your visit to the Christmas Festival at 3Crosses

Location: 20600 John Drive, Castro Valley
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Dates & Times

Open 4 pm – 9 pm.
December 2-4, 2022
December 9-11, 2022
December 16-23, 2022

christmas train on wheels at 3 crosses church
This Christmas “train” drives around the festival on wheels rather than tracks | Photo: Breslow Imaging

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Free admission for entry and train rides. Food trucks and snacks cost extra.

Skating is about $12-$14 per person but First Responders are free. Advanced purchase is recommended, but please note that ice skating sessions begin every hour, on the hour, and last 45 minutes long.

Buy ice skating tickets in advance.

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