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Community Services Department wishes you a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to serving you in the New Year!

Join us for the upcoming exciting virtual events and programs. Visit and follow the City on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained and informed.

(909) 349-6900 English | (909) 349-6901 Español

Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tune in to our Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. at

The festive celebration will include holiday greetings from your City Council and the annual grand countdown to the holiday season.

Best part, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to enjoy the magic.

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Get Your Boarding Pass for the Polar Express Drive in Movie Night

All Aboard! Join us at the last Drive In Movie of the year at Fontana Park on Friday, December 4 featuring the holiday classic, The Polar Express. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas and join in on the magic of Christmas. Space is limited so be sure to pre-register (one vehicle per registration) at

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Kid's Virtual Paint Night

All aboard with the Art Depot Gallery virtually via Google Meets on Friday, Dec. 11 for a Polar Express themed Kid's Arts Paint Night. Open to ages 5-12 years old, $7 per participant.

Hear a holiday story, enjoy winter art activities, and create a wonderful painting on canvas all from the comfort of your living room. We encourage participants to dress in festive attire.

Pre-Registration required by Dec. 8 and materials provided. Registered participants will need to pick up provided art materials by appointment prior to virtual event. Participation requirements: Access to internet and computer or laptop or tablet or smart phone (with video and microphone capabilities).

Visit to register. For more information, contact Fontana Arts (909) 349- 6975.
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Don't Miss the Drive Thru Holiday Experience

Load up the car and get ready for the first-ever Drive Thru Holiday Experience on Saturday, December 12 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. in front of the Lewis Library & Technology Center. This one-of-a-kind drive thru event will feature roving entertainment, light displays, festive entries and more. Participants must pre-register their vehicle for available one-hour time slots at One registration per vehicle, no walk throughs will be allowed.
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Seniors Feel At Home for the Holidays

The Fontana Community Senior Center is helping seniors feel at home this holiday season with a festive drive through experience on Thursday, Dec. 17. This event will feature take home crafts, recipes, music and games from the safety of your own vehicle. Families accompanied by a senior 55+ are welcomed; masks are required. Call (909) 854-5151 for info or to register.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 17
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: FCSC West Parking Lot, 16710 Ceres Ave.

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Santa Claus is Coming to Fontana Town

Santa Claus will be coming to Fontana for one night only on Friday, Dec. 18 starting at 5 p.m. Santa will be riding on a fire truck through various neighborhoods in the City spreading holiday cheer.

He hopes to drive by your street and wish you a Merry Christmas, but please keep in mind he may not be able to visit every neighborhood because of our City’s size. Listen for the sirens on Dec. 18. Thank you to the members of San Bernardino County Fire Department for bringing Santa to Fontana!

A map of designated areas will be posted on social media the week prior so that you can wave from your homes. No parking will be permitted anywhere along the designated route. Stay tuned for more details at
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Final Virtual Fontana Walks Event of 2020

Bark your calendars for Saturday, Dec. 19. Healthy Fontana is hosting their final Virtual Fontana Walks! event of the year. We are also introducing our new Dog Bandanas in two different sizes for each dog in the family. 

For more information and registration to receive your incentives, visit or call (909) 350-6542.

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American Red Cross Blood Drives in Fontana 

Join American Red Cross at the Lewis Library on Wednesday,  Dec. 18  and Monday, Dec. 21 at the Don Day Neighborhood Center to help save lives.  To make an appointment, go online to or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Picture ID Required. We are ONLY accepting appointments to help maintain social distancing at this time. All donors and staff will be screened prior to entering the facility.

Location: Lewis Library & Technology Center, 8437
Event: Blood Drive
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2020
Registration required-Sponsor Code: LewisLibrary


Location: Don Day Neighborhood Center, 14501 Live Oak Ave.
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Date: Monday, Dec. 21
Registration required-Sponsor Code: donday
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 16860 Valencia Avenue Fontana, CA 92335 | (909) 349-6900

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