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Cambria Christmas Market at Cambria Pines Lodge

The countdown to the most magical time of the year has officially begun! The highly anticipated Cambria Christmas Market, the enchanting holiday extravaganza, is gearing up to delight visitors with an unforgettable Christmas wonderland experience. Tickets and hotel overnight packages, which include tickets and parking passes, are now on sale for the awe-inspiring, annual Cambria Christmas Market.

“Our team works hard year-round to make this a truly magical event on the Central Coast,” said Mike Arnold, Event Manager for the Cambria Christmas Market. “We are so happy to see the excitement around this year’s event – tickets and overnight stays are selling faster than ever before!” 

Embark on a delightful holiday journey that is perfect for all ages! Step into a world of enchantment as you walk through an immersive path adorned with over two million twinkling lights. Feel the magic come alive as you hop on a merry train ride, capturing the essence of the season. Snap a picture with Santa while the air is filled with the harmonious notes of live music, providing a festive backdrop to your experience. Visit the Biergarten, enjoy a local brew, and indulge in an array of international cuisines and beverages, including traditional German gluhwein. 

As you explore further, immerse yourself in the charm of the authentic German Vendor Market brimming with local handmade gifts and other treasures like handcrafted, imported German goods such as nutcrackers, ornaments, smokers and more. This holiday extravaganza promises to provide endless cherished memories that make this time of the year so special. 

The Market starts on Friday, November 29th and runs through Tuesday, December 31st, 5-9 p.m. (closed select dates). Admission ranges from $15-$35 per person ages 6+ depending on the evening; children 5 & under are free. Tickets are available online in advance and tend to sell out quickly. A limited number of VIP parking passes are also available for $35 at the Cambria Nursery, and free shuttles will be provided throughout town. 


Don’t wait to book an overnight stay, our partner hotels typically sell out for the season before opening day and weekend stays are already going fast!  All hotel packages include event admission for each person on the reservation, a hotel room and breakfast:

  • Cambria Pines LodgeStay just steps away from the action, some hotel room decks even overlook the lights! Large suites for the whole family and pet-friendly rooms are available. 
  • Sea Otter InnThe charming Inn across from Moonstone Beach offers a quick, complimentary shuttle ride to the light display. This hotel features newly renovated rooms, breakfast basket delivery, fire pits overlooking the ocean and more. 
  • The J. Patrick House & InnAcross the street from the light display, this is the perfect location for couples or solo travelers (not ideal for children) and includes fresh cookies daily and a breakfast basket delivery.