Christmas in Cambria

christmas in cambria

Experience Christmas in the seaside village of Cambria this December. Located less than 6 miles from all of the activities, Broughton’s boutique hotel The Morgan is the perfect location for your travels. Book your stay now and be a part of the holiday magic!


About Christmas in Cambria

The entire month of December in Cambria is full of Christmas activities for the family to enjoy:


  • Dec. 1-31: Christmas at Hearst Castle
    • It’s Christmas time in the castle! Come marvel at the lavish 1920s-30s style decorations and two 18-foot tall, fully decorated Christmas trees in the Assembly Room, the Refectory, and the Morning Room. The Experience Tour takes you through these rooms and tickets are available at $24 for adults and $12 for children.
      • 750 Hearst Castle Rd. (4.3mi)
  • Dec. 1-23: Cambria Christmas Market
    • Come enjoy the German-tradition outdoor market as it celebrates Christmas! Food, drinks, music, and gifts from numerous vendors offer unique toys, jewelry, glass, candles and more. The perfect place to get your Christmas gifts or take your family for a night of holiday fun.
  • Dec.1: Festival of the Trees and Silent Auction
    • The hall will be filled with unique, one-of-a-kind decorated trees available to purchase at the silent auction along with other fabulous gifts. Enjoy the ambient atmosphere while indulging in wine and food pairings. Tickets are available for $25/person and all of the proceeds from the event will benefit local non-profits.
  • Dec. 2: Strings at Old Santa Rosa
    •  Experience the traditional Christmas program at the historical Santa Rosa Chapel on the hilltop. Enjoy holiday music, poetry, and stories among hundreds of glimmering candles while taking-in the fresh scent of pines and the sea.
  • Dec. 12: Songs for the Season
    • Get festive at Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve’s annual Songs for the Seasons event with holiday music, wine and sweets! Tickets are available for $15 and all proceeds help support the Ranch.
  • Dec. 13&20: Cambria Chorale Concert
    • Enjoy the annual Christmas event presented by the Cambria Chorale at the Community Presbyterian Church. Tickets are available for $16.


For a full list of events happening throughout Cambria in December, click here. In addition to a list of special events, a 2015 holiday restaurant schedule is also available for your convenience. Plan your holiday dinners accordingly!



Christmas in Cambria

Where: Cambria and San Simeon, California

When: December 1-31



Where to Stay


The Morgan

A boutique jewel nestled along California’s scenic Central Coast, the Morgan welcomes you with a warmth and personality all on its own. As the favorite choice in Hearst Castle hotels, the Morgan at San Simeon is located only 4 miles from the Visitor Center. 9135 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA. 93452. 805.927.3878.