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Curbside Holiday

When is it?

Sunday, December 19

10 am – 1 pm
2 pm – 6 pm

Santa will be on a lunch break between 1:00 and 2:00, so please do not drive by during that period.

Here’s how it’ll work:

Order directly from participating stores (links to their websites are below) and indicate that you are participating in Curbside Holiday.

Select your designated window to drive up to the area between Capital Books and Crest Theatre (button below). Note that you must purchase something from one of the retailers below in order to select a drive-up time to see Santa.

Arrive within the 1-hour time slot on the day you selected. Be mindful of the lightrail train. Pull into the designated area between the Crest Theatre and Capital Books.

Santa will bring your pre-purchased gifts to your car. Please remain inside your car at all times (we need to keep Santa safe for his Big Night). 


In between 1011 & 1013 K Street
Pull your car into the area between the Crest & Capital Books OFF of the light rail tracks

Bring the Holiday Spirit!

Please arrive to this event full of the holiday spirit and have patience. We’ve done our best to create what we think will be a smooth schedule so that every car has a chance to interact with Santa and pick up their gifts. You may need to wait in a line of cars until it’s your turn to pull in. 

The light rail train will come around about every 30 minutes. Cars cannot block the train. They will honk loudly if you do! If you see a train coming up behind you, take a lap around the block (turn right on 10th Street, right on J Street, right on 12th Street, then right on K Street again).


Participating Sacramento Retailers

You must purchase something from any of the retailers below to see Santa.

Capital Books
1011 K Street

Downtown’s only independent, family-owned bookstore, selling new books, games, puzzles, and book-related sidelines. Offering in-store shopping, curbside pickup, local delivery, and shipping.

Upon checkout, please indicate that your order is for Curbside Holiday.

The Allspicery
1125 11th Street

Catering to every palate and cuisine, the Allspicery’s brick-and-mortar shop opened in 2016 in Downtown Sacramento. We carry over 400 spices and house-made blends, gifts, and more.

The Kitchen Table
1462 33rd Street

The Kitchen Table is a curated kitchen boutique for people who love to cook, eat, and find unique gifts. Born out of a love of gathering around food and helping people connect with one another, we enjoy finding products that show our love for our city and community, often sourcing local makers. We carry quality cookware, bakeware, and barware as well as delicious gourmet treats and supplies. We pride ourselves in helping people find the perfect gift for any occasion—especially those hard to shop for!

Good Bottle
1123 11th Street

Good Bottle curates our selection on three major criteria. First, is the product of a certain quality in production, sustainability, or culture of reciprocity? Second, is the product underrepresented? And third, is the product awesome? We strive to find products that are of a certain quality, that has an amazing story, and are simply just good. So often brands are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. We cut through the BS and bring quality every time.

Tea Cozy
1021 R Street

Tea Cozy was established in 1998 focused on offering fine loose leaf teas, teaware and British candies and biscuits. Since that time the selection has grown and we believe we have something for any tea drinker. Whether you are looking for rare white or oolong teas or fun flavors, we’ve got you covered. Check out our website to see our offerings as well as special gift ideas for the tea drinker on your list.

Wild Poppy & Co. Boutique
1008 24th Street


Credit: Tiny Pebbles Photography

Nudge Eco Store
1126 18th Street

At Nudge, we believe everyday items should be beautiful, functional, and Earth-friendly. Nudge offers everything you need to start living a natural low-waste lifestyle and it is our goal to make you light up with excitement at what impact you CAN make! While zero waste is not completely possible, we strive to be the zero waste headquarters for Sacramento and beyond.

When we started Nudge, it was our deep desire to leave the world a better place for our children and to teach them to love and respect the world before we ask them to fix the problems in it. Through Nudge, you can practice sustainable living, promote the health of your family, and bring simplicity to your home environment.

Miche Niche

Quality eco-friendly goods handmade in Sacramento, California. At Miche Niche, we believe in making eco-friendly, zero waste living accessible for everyone. Living sustainably isn’t about being perfect—it’s about making small changes that add up to big things over time. We want to use our products to remind the world: Every little bit helps. Our sturdy cloth napkins and relaxing lavender eye pillows are made using sustainable fabrics built to last a long time. You won’t find anything single-use products here. We make things to be used over and over again, which is why we make sure that they are well made from the highest quality materials.

Use code CURBSIDE HOLIDAY for free shopping to indicate that your order is for the event. 

Tomato Alley Collective
2014 28th Street, Suite F

Tomato Alley Collective is a small retail shop and gallery tucked away in a quiet little neighborhood in Midtown Sacramento. Here you will find a variety of gifts from local makers, crafters, artists, plus a wide selection of specialty craft foods. Shop local this holiday season and discover the array of talent that Sacramento and Northern California have to offer. For the bbq enthusiasts, we also carry a large selection of bbq supplies including Traeger products!

Use coupon code SANTA to indicate that your order is for the Curbside Holiday.

Jolly Trading Co.
Jolly Trading Co. is a Sacramento-based bbq sauce and spice mix company. At JollyTrading Co., we pride ourselves on producing the highest quality, small-batch sauces and spice mixes you will find. From unique combinations, like our Blueberry Chipotle bbq sauce, or traditional flavors such as Sweet and Smoky – we have something to fit any occasion!
Use coupon code SANTA to indicate that your order is for the Curbside Holiday.
Rumpelstiltskin Yarn Store
1021 R Street

Rumpelstiltskin opened on R Street in 1971 and has been a crafting staple in Sacramento ever since. Our mission is to encourage the local fiber arts community to find and grow their passions through high-quality resources, education, and inspiration.

In 2016, the shop was purchased by long-time employee Ciara Crain and given a fresh look with exciting new brands and supplies. We’re grateful for this community’s long support of Rumpelstiltskin, and look forward to welcoming you soon!

The Crest Theatre is a historic theater located in downtown Sacramento, California, just blocks from the State Capitol, Sacramento Convention Center, and Golden 1 Center. We’d like to thank the Crest Theatre for providing their outdoor lobby for this event, as well as popcorn and hot cocoa. Please support them by buying tickets to their events.

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