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It's a Winter-ful Time in Fontana

Jolly Holidays in Fontana!

Join the Fontana community at the annual Festival of Winter on Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Miller Park Amphitheater (17004 Arrow Blvd.) This free event will feature games, prizes, snow, music, vendors, and much more! Wear your snow gear to enjoy the snow play. Bring all your friends and family and get into the holiday spirit.
The Fontana Christmas Parade will also take place on December 9 from 9 - 10 a.m. in between Sierra Ave and Arrow Blvd. Come on out and cheer on the Fontana programs, clubs, and organizations that will be participating in the parade.


Santa Claus is Coming to a Community Center near you!

 Three of Fontana's community center's will be welcoming a very special guest from the North Pole this weekend.  Come dressed in your festive outfits and bring your camera/phone to take a photo with Santa at the following locations and dates: 

  • Jessie Turner Center | December 1 | 5-7 p.m.
  • Don Day Center | December 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Heritage Center | December 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Santa will also be at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center for Underwater Pictures. Don't miss this unique holiday photo!

  • Fontana Park Aquatic Center | December 2 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

These events are free and open to all. To learn more, visit or call (909) 349-6900. 

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Tend Your Garden during the Winter!

Healthy Fontana will be hosting another Garden Workshop this month! 
This workshop will take place on December 2 at 9 a.m. at the Fontana Community Garden (8380 Cypress Ave) and will focus on container gardening.
For more information, please visit or call (909) 350-6542.  

Local High School Student Art Gallery Now Open  

 Looking for something to do during the holidays? Stop by the Art Depot to view local high school students display some of their amazing art pieces. The Fontana Unified School District and the City partner every year to showcase some of the community's talented students.
Visit the Art Depot Gallery (16822 Spring St) from now until January 7, 2024. Admission is free.


For more details, visit or call (909) 349-6975.

High School art show

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Fontana's Community Services Department is always buzzing with activities, events, classes, programs, and more to serve their community. The department oversees the maintenance of parks and recreational facilities, organizes community events and festivals, and offers various classes and activities for all ages!Providing a fun and welcoming environment for community members is at the heart of what CSD does.If you are interested in joining our CSD family, please click here to learn more!

Save the Date
  • 12/1: Pictures with Santa at Jessie Turner Center, 5-7pm
  • 12/2: Pictures with Santa at Don Day Center, 10am-12pm
  • 12/2: Pictures with Santa at Heritage Center, 10am-12pm
  • 12/2: Garden Workshop at Central City Park Community Garden, 9am
  • 12/2: Underwater Pictures with Santa at Fontana Park Aquatic Center, 11am-2pm
  • 12/3: Farmers' Market at Fontana Park, 10am-3pm
  • 12/7: Farmers' Market at Southridge Park, 2-7pm
  • 12/9: Fontana Christmas Parade at Sierra Ave & Arrow Blvd, 10am
  • 12/9: Festival of Winter at Miller Park Amphitheater, 11am-4pm
  • 12/10: Farmers' Market at Fontana Park, 10am-3pm
  • 12/14: Farmers' Market at Southridge Park, 2-7pm
  • 12/17: Farmers' Market at Fontana Park, 10am-3pm
  • 12/21: Farmers' Market at Southridge Park, 2-7pm
  • 12/28: Farmers' Market at Southridge Park, 2-7pm

For full event calendar, visit

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Learn more about the City of Fontana's recreation classes and programs. For more information or registration assistance, please contact the Community Services Department at (909) 349-6900. Spanish Line: (909) 349-6901.