The Riverside Festival of Lights will kick-off with festive activities on Friday, November 27th, 2015 at noon followed by the 23rd Annual Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony presented by Duane and Kelly Roberts, owners of The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa at 4:30 p.m.
In one swift move Riverside’s downtown is instantly illuminated with more than three and a half million twinkling lights and spectacular fireworks! The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and the Festival of Lights Committee, consisting of community volunteers and local businesses, put in many long hours to coordinate the Ceremony.
For more information about the 23rd Annual Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony or to learn how you can get involved, please contact the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce at (951) 683-7100 or email email@example.com.
Visit the Ice Skating Rink on Military Mondays (with military I.D.) and receive two (2) ice rink admissions for $15. Come down for Family Night every Wednesday and your group of four (4) can skate for one (1) session for $40. *Skate Rentals are included in all Skate Specials.
Monday – Thursday: 4 – 10 p.m.
Friday: 4 – 11 p.m.
Saturday: Noon – 11 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Daily: Noon – 11 p.m.
$12 per hour per person and $3 skate rentals
Frequent Skater Cards* are also available for $50 and are valid Sundays through Thursdays. *Frequent Skater Cards do not include the cost of skate rental.
Purchase a Frequent Skate Card for skating during the 2015 Festival of Lights season.
Cost = $50.00
Frequent Skater Cards are accepted Sunday through Thursday and are good for one (1) hour of skating per card holder per day. Purchase of a Frequent Skater Card does not include the cost of skate rental.
Frequent Skater Cards are available for purchase at the City of Riverside’s Metropolitan Museum located at 3580 Mission Inn Avenue. Museum hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
At this time we are not offering group rates on ice skating rink tickets. For discounted pricing please see the Skate Specials page. Hourly rental of the ice skating rink is available Monday through Wednesday between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon. $600.00 per hour For more information or to schedule a rental please contact Special Events at (951) 826-5273 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTICE*Santa has moved and is now located on 9th Street and Main Street. Please view the map page for more details.
Mon – Thurs: 4 – 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 4 – 11 p.m.
Sunday: 4 - 10 p.m.
December 24th: 2 – 7 p.m.
December 25th: Closed
Photos with Santa will be provided and personal camera photos will NOT be allowed. Photo packages and souvenir photos will be available for purchase.
Cyndi Cinderella Carriages
Contact: Stan Fury
Contact Number: (951) 529-5269
Contact: Dave Zoetemelk
Contact Number: (951) 712-6752
Savannah Rose Carriages
Contact: Karen Liblin
Contact Number: (909) 238-8411
ARTISANS COLLECTIVE is an innovative arts market where the community may purchase original art from local artists, hear local musicians and participate in free public arts workshops.