The 2022 Rockaway Tree Lighting Festival is back & coming to the Rockaway Beach Plaza and along Dondee Way.
Enjoy vendors, food trucks, free kid activities, snow flurries, Re/max FREE pony rides , visits with Santa, Santa letter writing & drop box, live music by The Corduroy's, food drive for the Pacifica Resource Center, live kids performances, spin the wheel for prizes, a food & toy drive, much, much more!
Lets help feed families this holiday season. Bring nonperishable goods and look for the designated Pacifica Resource Center donation barrel along Dondee Way. Thank you!
Food Trucks Confirmed:
The Tamale Lady,
FREE SHUTTLE RIDES!
Beginning at 3:30pm shuttle rides to and from the festival will start at the Pacifica Community Center, then stops along Roberts Rd. and then into Rockaway Beach. Enjoy ocean views on your ride in.
-Parking: is limited, please take advantage of the free shuttles & take the hassle out of parking.
Free parking along Roberts Rd & at the Pacifica Community Center for festival-goers.
-Community Center Parking: Will be free of charge for the Rockaway Tree Lighting festival-goers.
-NO Parking Lighthouse Garage: There will be no use of the Lighthouse Hotel parking garage as the stage will be located at that entrance. (but will be reserved for vendors use)
-NO Parking at Sea Bowl: Please do not park in the lot at Sea Bowl. They have a full house all day & into the night on Sunday. Parking is reserved for their customers.
-Street Closure: Dondee Way & the east side parking lot will be closed to traffic 12pm to 8pm, so please do not park in the area prior to festival time, you may be towed.
-Bathrooms: will be located in the Rockaway Beach Plaza breezeway along Dondee Way where Rockaway Gifts & Sweets is located.
-Santa: arrives between 4:30 & 5pm on his antique firetruck at the south end of Dondee Way. He will visit with children behind the display kiosk in the Plaza.
-Pony Rides & Snow Furries: will be located in front of the Remax office at the north end of Dondee Way.
-Food Trucks: will be located in the middle parking lot, on the east side of Dondee Way
-Food Drive Bin: look for a barrel located along Dondee Way marked with a Pacifica Resource Center Sign.
-Toy Drive Bin: Located at the City of Paciifca's vendor tent along Dondee Way.
-Trash: Recology of the Coast will have garbage and recycling boxes along Dondee Way and in the Plaza
-Free Shuttles: Pickups begin at 3:30pm from the Pacifica Community Center, then along Roberts Rd. Last one of the evening leaves Rockaway Beach at 7pm to return to the community center at Crespi Dr.