The holidays are jammed packed this season in the Victor Valley. Here's a list of what holiday festivities are happening in your neighborhood this weekend. 

The City of Adelanto’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is planned from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 1 at Adelanto City Hall. There will be visits with Santa, Christmas caroling, and refreshments.

For more information, please call 760-246-2300, ext. 11124.

The City of Hesperia's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is planned at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. Festivities will include visits with Santa and Christmas music featuring performances by HUSD students. The event is free to the public and will take place at Hesperia Civic Plaza Park, 15833 Smoke Tree Street.

Hesperia High School is inviting the community to its Winter Fest, planned from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2. Enjoy pictures with Santa, stories with Mrs. Claus, food vendors, gift wrapping, face painting, candy apples, crafts, and more.

The Phelan-Pinon Hills CSD Tree Lighting will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Phelan Community Park. Guests can enjoy photos and visits with Santa, along with plenty of hot chocolate and candy canes. The park is located at 4128 Warbler Rd., Phelan.

For more information, please call (760) 868-1212.

Barstow Chamber of Commerce will host "A Harvey House Christmas" from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2. The event will include live music, children's activities, holiday vendors and visits with Santa. The tree lighting will take place at 7 p.m.

For more information, call 760-256-5617.

The City of Victorville’s Festival of Lights & Tree Lighting will take place from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Victorville City Hall. Enjoy hot chocolate & cookies, food, craft & gift vendors, music, carriage rides, visits with Santa, and the lighting of the tree. Admission, parking, and event attractions are free.

For more information, call (760) 245-5551.

Kiwanis Club of Victorville and Options for Youth are cohosting the 75th Annual Victorville Children's Christmas Parade at 10 a.m. Dec. 3. The event, which will take place on 7th Street between La Paz and Forrest, will boast marching bands, dance groups, car clubs, horses, and more from across the High Desert. The Grand Marshal is Larry Huber, a Kiwanis member who has been serving the community for 50 years. 

The Silver Lakes Association’s Christmas Parade will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, beginning at North Beach.  The route will go down Silver Lakes Parkway to Lakeview.

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Pine Needles Quilt Guild is celebrating its 26th Holiday Home Tour and Boutique in Wrightwood from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Four homes will be decorated for the holidays and draped in warm and colorful quilts created by artisan members of the Guild. The tour includes a boutique at the Wrightwood Community Building where guests can browse handcrafted items. There is also a refreshment house with homemade cookies and hot cider.

For more information, call Lynn Crawford at 760-249-8869 or 760-408-3545. 

Hesperia Parks and Recreation on Saturday, Dec. 3, will host the Spark of Love Toy Drive and Fishing Derby. To enter the derby or enjoy some pancakes, bring an unwrapped toy worth $10 or more to Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Rd., Hesperia.

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The Town of Apple Valley's Christmas Tree Lighting will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Dec. 6 at Town Hall. This family-friendly event will include free hot chocolate, giveaways and live entertainment. Be sure to bring your own camera for a picture with Santa! Admission and parking are free. Civic Center Park and Town Hall are located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley.

The Town of Apple Valley is also hosting a Santa Fun Run, with check in beginning at 3 p.m. Dec. 6. All participants will receive a warm cup of hot chocolate and their very own Santa Hat. Cost is $15. Register here.