Holiday Guide to December 2020 Events in Davis

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Oh, what a year it’s been. Let’s finish 2020 with lots of holiday cheer! December is jam-packed with family fun, including brilliant light displays, Santa visits, holiday performances, skiing and so much more. Discover the spirit of the season in Davis with this fun holiday guide. 

Breakfast with Santa

Davis Conference Center

Davis Conference Center Utah Foster Cares Breakfast with Santa Enjoy a socially distant Breakfast with Santa at the Davis Conference Center in partnership with Utah Foster Care. Adult tickets are $33.99, kids 4-12 cost $23.99, ages 3 and under are free.  When: Saturday, December 19, 2020 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.* Where: Davis Conference Center, Layton How: Call 801.416.8888 to reserve.  *Staggered seating times throughout event; call for availability. CDC guidelines will be followed, tables will be distanced, and face masks are required when not actively eating or drinking. Due to social distancing, Santa will not have one on one visits but will stop by each table to say hello from a safe distance. 


Boondocks breakfast with santa Santa Claus is coming to Boondocks! Have breakfast with Santa on Saturday mornings plus enjoy three hours of unlimited attractions and $5 arcade play for $21.99 per person. Santa breakfast only option available, too, for just $14.99 per person. Space is limited. Reservations required.  When: Saturdays, December 5, 12, 19 | 9 a.m.  Where: Boondocks, Kaysville How: Call 801.660.6800 to reserve or visit this link for details


Twigs Breakfast with Santa Enjoy Crème Brulee French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, breakfast potatoes and strawberries while dining with Santa plus additional holiday/winter celebrities. Children attending the event will receive a free holiday goodie bag. Reservations required. Price is $17 for children, $22 for adults, all-inclusive with tax and gratuity. When: December 12 and 13 | 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Where: Twigs, Station Park, Farmington How: Call 801.447.8944 to reserve  

Station Park December Events

Visits with Santa

Santa Visits in Davis County, Utah

Photo: Station Park/Facebook

This year Station Park is offering two innovative ways to carry on with the beloved tradition of visits with Santa while still providing a quality visit and making magical memories. *Presented by Sparrow Electric

No-Contact Santa Visit

Santa will have his chair behind clear, non-glare plexiglass and children will be in front of the plexiglass on ottomans. The set will be cleaned in-between visits for the health and safety of our guests. There is a $10 non-refundable reservation/deposit that goes towards your photo package purchase. Photo packages are available starting at $15.95. When: November 27 through December 23 | 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday, December 24 will be reservation only with in-person visits from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.  How: Reservations required, sign up online through this website.

Virtual Santa Visits

Virtual Santa visits are fun, safe and interactive moments. Plus, they are recorded and available to download as memory keepsakes to share with family and friends. Each session includes a 5-minute video call for $24.95 +tax. When: Monday through Saturday | 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  How: Sign up through this website to reserve your space     

Ice Bumper Cars

ice bumper cars station park utah

Photo: @UtahTravelWriter

There’s a new twist on fun at Station Park! Come take a spin on the ice bumper cars, new this year on the skating rink. Sponsored by America First Credit Union and Nothing Bundt Cake at Fountain Square. Cost is $10 per person with an average ride time of 7-10 minutes depending on the line and traffic management. All America First Credit Union members receive a $5.00 discount.  Where: Fountain Square, Station Park, Farmington When: Through January 31, 2021 | Monday-Thursday, 3-9 p.m. | Friday-Saturday 12-9 p.m. | Sunday 12-6 p.m. | Christmas and New Year’s Day 3-9 p.m.   

Paws & Claus 

santa paws station park Bring your furry friends for a visit with Santa. Reservations required with a $10 deposit. When: Mondays, December 7, 14, 21 | 2 p.m. – 8  p.m.  How: Reserve online at on the Happenings page  

Holiday Virtual Photo Booth 

Smile and say cheese in front of the virtual photo booth with fun holiday backgrounds. $5 per session for images that can be shared or printed.  When: November 27 through December 24 | Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Where: Pavilion A, Station Park, Farmington  

Snowman Scavenger Hunt 

Find 15 unique snowmen window clings hidden throughout Station Park. Pick up your scavenger hunt cards at Concierge Services and return to to receive a winter treat provided by Rhodes Physical Therapy.  When: November 16, 2020 through January 31, 2021  

Holiday Lights

Christmas Cross E Ranch

Photo: Cross E Ranch website

Travel into the Candy Cane Vortex to be transported to the North Pole with Cross E Ranch’s holiday lights and nativity drive-through experience. You’ll see Santa’s Workshop, the Candy Cane Forest, the Gingers’ Bread-Factory and more. Enjoy apple cider donuts, special Christmas caramel apples or kettle corn and then continue your journey through Snowflake Tunnel, around the Rural Polar Express, and past Santa’s Runway. After visiting the North Pole you will turn a corner back in time and enter the Nativity Area.  When: Through December 19, 2020 | Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Fridays and Saturdays 5 p.m – 11 p.m.  Where: Cross E Ranch, 3500 N 2200 W, North Salt Lake  How: Reserve online. All visitors will stay in their vehicles at all times. Check-in will be contactless.   

Layton City “Lights Before Christmas”

This spectacular light display, a favorite of locals and visitors alike, boasts more than a million colorful, twinkling lights. A drive-thru tunnel features more than 14,000 LED lights, and there are more than 200 lighted trees, animals and figures on display throughout the park. Visitors can drive around the perimeter, or park and walk through for a festive, up close look at this beautiful holiday light show.  Where: Layton Commons Park (across from Surf ‘n Swim), 465 N Wasatch Drive, Layton When: Through December 31, 2020 | Dusk to 11 p.m. each night  

Lights on Sherwood Drive

Photo: Lights on Sherwood Drive/Facebook

Enjoy a drive by of free, fun holiday cheer at this private home light display of more than 35,000 lights synchronized to music on 91.7 FM.   When: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly through January 1st, 2021 Where: 1098 E Sherwood Drive, Layton  

Farmington Station Park

Station Park Fountain Square holiday lights

Photo: Station Park/Facebook

Take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season as you stroll through the streets and shops beneath twinkling lights, enjoy store window displays, and visit Fountain Square for a glimpse of hourly light shows, the ice rink, beautifully lit tree and Santa’s gingerbread house.    

Clearfield City Hall Light Display

Clearfield City Hall Christmas Lights

Photo: Clearfield City/Facebook

Deck the Clearfield City Hall! Enjoy the beautiful Christmas tree on your holiday lights tour.  Where: 55 State St, Clearfield

Kaysville Main Street

Kaysville City main street lights

Photo: Kaysville City/Facebook

Beautiful Christmas trees light up each side of Kaysville’s Main Street. Enjoy driving past or park nearby and stroll the short stretch. (Tip: Check the movie schedule at Kaysville Theater for showtimes of family favorite movies such as Frozen and Christmas Vacation showing in December!)   

Bountiful Main Street & Ice Ribbon

Bountiful Ice Ribbon Grand Opening The Bountiful Ice Ribbon is an ice skating path around the Town Square that will be a fun and unique activity for the community. Also enjoy a stroll down Main Street to see holiday lights and window displays, and stop in one of the charming local shops for unique holiday gifts. A drive by the temple is always uplifting this time of year, and some homes around the neighborhood share the story of the first Christmas.   When: The Ice Ribbon grand opening will take place Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. Where: Bountiful Main Street, Town Square and Temple  

Elora’s Lights 

Elora's Holiday Lights

Photo: Elora’s Lights/Facebook

This memorable light and inflatables display honors young Elora who passed away from pediatric cancer in 2017.  When: Through December 31, 2020 Where: Heritage Park, 1591 N 1075 W, Farmington  

Holiday Arts

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre  

Three great shows presented by CenterPoint Legacy Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. 

A Christmas Carol (Semi-staged Theatrical Event)

The story you love, the songs you know, presented as you’ve never seen before! With the aid of rich projections and clever costumes, 15 of CPT’S finest actors will weave in and out of 60 roles in this intimate telling of the timeless tale of hope and redemption. When: December 1 through 19  | 7:30 p.m. | Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays Where: Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, Centerville How: Book online, $12 balcony/$15 main floor
ASL Performance* – Saturday, December 5 *Ticket requests must be made 48 hours in advance to ensure availability of certified interpreters. Contact 801.298.1302 for reservations.

We Need a Lot of Christmas, Concert of Celebration from the Silver Screen and Stage

Enjoy a magical evening of song and dance featuring favorite holiday music from Broadway and beloved yuletide films. When: December 2 through 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Where: Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, Centerville How: Book online, $12 balcony/$15 main floor
ASL Performance* – Monday, December 7 *Ticket requests must be made 48 hours in advance to ensure availability of certified interpreters. Contact 801.298.1302 for reservations.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

One would think that “It’s a Wonderful Life” couldn’t get any more charming, but this version will prove that it can. Set as a live radio show, this beloved American classic takes on a whole new charm and vitality as each nuance is set to lively sound effects and music.  Where: Leishman Performance Hall, Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, Centerville When: December 11 through 22 | 7 p.m. |  Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 7:00 pm How: Book online, all seats $15.   

OPPA presents Holiday Follies

Hosts, comedy, songs, dance, elaborate costumes, and special guests. This holiday show by On Pitch Performing Arts is a must see for the whole family. Where:  OPPA, 587 N. Main Street, Layton When: December 16 – 19 How: Book online.  

BDAC Winterfest Art Jubilee

BDAC Winterfest Art Jubilee Each year Winterfest Art Jubilee aims to place art in homes by making fine art and crafts affordable. Visitors may bring home any art and crafts purchased at BDAC the same night.  When: Through December 19 | Tuesday through Friday 10 AM – 6 PM | Saturday noon to 5 p.m.  Where: Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N Main St., Bountiful    

Ski Resort Opening Weekends – December 2020

Snowbasin family Discover Davis and find nine world-class ski resorts within an hour! Snowbasin, located just 30 minutes from Davis, celebrated 80 years on opening day November 27. Visit Ski Utah for more information on opening dates for other local ski resorts.