Special Events

PLEASE NOTE - ALL SPECIAL EVENTS ARE ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

For more information on any of the below events, please stop by the Community Services & Recreation Department at 8200 Westminster Blvd., call us at (714) 895-2860 or email us at CSRonline@westminster-ca.gov. 

 

SPRING FESTIVAL

Saturday, March 27, 2021

 

 

March 13, 2020:

In an effort to slow the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and following guidance issued by the state yesterday, the city is taking steps to protect the health and safety of our residents, visitors, and employees.  Based on these recommendations, Spring Festival will be cancelled this year

We appreciate your interest in our event & community and hope to see you next year.  Mark your calendars for Spring Festival 2021 – Saturday, March 27th.

If you have any questions, please contact the Community Services & Recreation Department at 714.895.2860 or by email at CSRonline@westminster-ca.gov.

 

 

Join the City of Westminster in celebrating the season at the annual Spring Festival.  Held annually on the Saturday of the weekend before Easter in the beautiful Westminster Civic Center. 

 

The event features live entertainment, delicious food, craft vendors, an extensive resource fair, fun children's activities and of course...a visit from the Easter Bunny. 

           

If you are interested in participating as a vendor or would like additional information, please email us at CSRonline@westminster-ca.gov

 

Click here  for the 2020 Spring Festival Vendor Application.

 

Click here for Art Contest information.

 

See the fun from the 2019 event: https://youtu.be/WZR4oSnmDls

 

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL 

The Keep America Beautiful Program will take place the month of April. Westminster residents, businesses and schools are invited to improve the look of our city by beautifying the surroundings in ways that make a huge difference. The annual “Adopt a Park” program offers an opportunity for citizens, youth organizations, churches and service clubs to adopt a park of their choice and give a sprucing up.

 

MOVIES & MUSIC

Typically held Thursday nights in the summer the Civic Center is the place to be. The community can enjoy a variety of free movies or concerts in the month of July through August.  Movies  begin at dusk with pre-movie activities at 6:30 p.m. Concerts take place from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. You may bring a picnic dinner or enjoy the delicious food items sold at the event venue.

 

 

 
 

SAFETY DAY

Each summer, Community Services and Recreation Department hosts the annual Public Awareness Safety Day at Sigler Park, 7200 Plaza St.  in July. The event  provides children and their families an opportunity to become familiar with the City’s safety staff and services. The event  also features demonstrations by the Westminster Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority. For further information, please call the department at 714.895.2860.

 

Check out the action from the 2019 event:

https://youtu.be/R5F2811lXr4


 

DIA DE LA FAMILIA (NEW DAY & TIME)

Hosted annually by the Westminster City Council, this “Day of the Family” provides an opportunity for residents and surrounding communities to participate in a cultural celebration of family and friends.

 

HALLOWEEN AT THE MALL          

Ghouls and Goblins!

You're invited to join the Westminster Mall for a drive-thru Candy Crawl on Saturday, October 31st from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Stop your car at each station and receive goodies for all the kids in the car, while supplies last. Don't forget to wear your costumes! Event location is in the parking lot between JCPenney and DSW.

 

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Traditionally held the first Monday evening in December,  in the Civic Center Sunken Garden for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. We will light the tree, sing carols, restock the “food closets” for the needy, and of course...be visited by Santa Claus himself.  Check back for details on the 2020 event.

 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

 
 

WRITE A LETTER TO SANTA

Children are invited to write a letter to Santa, and receive a personally answered response!  Each year, more than 500 letters are received and answered.  Send your letter by December 14, 2020 to: Santa c/o Westminster Community Services & Recreation Department 8200 Westminster Blvd. Westminster, CA 92683 Be sure to include a return address!