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The Holidays are Merrier in Midtown

November 18th, 2022

12 Days of Midtown Holiday Activity Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as 12 Days of Midtown is finally here – to bring all of Midtown some Holiday cheer!

Starting on December 1 all the way to December 12, Midtown kicks off the holiday season every December with events and specials to celebrate the holidays and also support our local business community! Read on to learn what we have in store for this year’s 12 Days of Midtown, and learn more about other holiday events, promotions and specials happening this December.

December 1 : TEAMride and CYCLEBAR Holiday Rides! 


Kickin’ off our first day of 12 Days of a Midtown to a jump start is TEAMride and CYCLEBAR! Join the 5:30 class on Monday December 1 at TEAMride titled XMAS SZN or sign up for the 7:15 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. holiday themed cycle classes titled Kaskade Christmas Ride or Holiday Remixes Ride at CYCLEBAR to enjoy a holiday themed ride with all your favorite holiday jams and remixes.

December 2 – Burger Patch Launch of Holiday Menu

Known for its tasty plant-based menu items, Burger Patch is launching its seasonal holiday menu highlighted by a Holiday Patch Burger – complete with stuffing and gravy – and a Wintry Mix Shake for those hungry for some holiday spirit.

December 3 – Midtown Farmers Market Winter Wonderland 

Still have a long list of Holiday shopping that you need to get done? Visit our weekly Midtown Farmers Market to explore artisan specialty goods from 150+ local vendors – plus some limited-time holiday specialty vendors – along with the return of the ever-popular snow machine to bring magical snowfall to the streets of Midtown Sacramento.

December 4 – Red Rabbit Miracle Bar 

The spirited annual Miracle Holiday Bar Pop-Up at Red Rabbit will return for revelers to experience and enjoy for another season. When you walk into Red Rabbit during the Holidays, you will be transported into a magical holiday wonderland, with an abundance of lights and décor in every corner of the restaurant. Sippin’ on festive cocktails in your favorite Holiday sweater this season while enjoying Classic holiday music … sounds like a good night to us!

December 5 – District 4 Toy Drive 

Celebrating the holidays are not only about all the amazing and festive drinks, specials and events, but it is also about giving back! Councilmember Katie Valenzuela is hosting a District 4 Toy Drive to benefit the families at Leataata Floyd Elementary and the surrounding neighborhoods. They are taking donations of gifts and toys up till December 11; anything appropriate for children ages 0-17 will be gratefully accepted. Toy Drive Drop Off Locations include: City Hall, 1up Retro Gaming at 2325 J Street, Bike Dog 915 Broadway Suite 200 and Midtown Association 1401 21st Street, Unit A.

December 6 – B Street Theatre ‘TIS THE SEASON

‘TIS THE SEASON is a charming and hilarious collection of stories about the holidays! The family friendly play captures the excitement of what it’s like to be a kid during the holidays.

Whether it’s the true story of how elves became Santa’s helpers, an adventure solving a holiday-style Sherlock Holmes mystery, an exploration of the different winter traditions celebrated around the world, or the discovery of New Years fireworks, ‘TIS THE SEASON is a wonderful celebration of holiday magic! Buy your tickets here.

December 7 – Inks Eat & Drinks

Diners with an appetite for holiday festivities can enjoy seasonal dinner specials and holiday themed drinks that include drinks like the S’mores Stache and Sparkling Poinsettia and dining options like their turkey french dip and thanksgiving turkey sandwich.

December 8 – Hot Toddy Competition 

Adults with a thirst for holiday fun can visit Golden Bear during their highly-anticipated annual Hot Toddy competition.

Check back here soon to learn where to buy tickets and what the event has in store this year!

December 9 – Jungle Bird Sippin’ Santa

Sippin’ Santa is coming Home for the Holidays once again this year! Tis’ the Season to enjoy a Winter Wonderland escape right here in Midtown Sacramento at Jungle Bird. Make a reservation today to enjoy a tropical holiday escape. 

December 10 – Sac Pup Crawl and XOSO Sports Holly Jolly Pub Crawl

One special day with two great holiday themed bar crawls happening in Midtown.

Join the Sacramento SPCA and partnering Midtown businesses to celebrate the Pawlidays by giving back to the animals while you sip, savor and shop this holiday season! The Pup crawl is a ticketed event from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., where attendees receive a t-shirt, holiday jingle bells for your pup, photos with Santa, food and beverage specials, and more! The crawl will start at Truitt Bark Park.

Celebrate the Pawlidays by giving back to the animals while guests sip, savor and shop.

Or grab your favorite ugly holiday sweater and get tickets to the annual Xoso Holly Jolly Pub Crawl. Registration for the crawl includes one free Santa hat (first 150 check-ins), one free drink at the check in bar*, no cover at any of the participating bars, and drink/food specials at each stop! …but that’s not even the best part! In true holiday fashion, Xoso is turning good times into good for our community. For each pub crawl registration, Xoso Sports will donate a new toy to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Want to do more? Additional donations of toys and craft supplies will be accepted at check-in.

December 11 – The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley – Capital Stage

Capital Stage will bring the return of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice beloved characters with their Holiday Production of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY. The warm holiday comedy takes us downstairs where servants are bustling with the arrival of holiday guests. In the warmth of the Darcy kitchen, two years after the conclusion of Pride & Prejudice, family secrets are revealed, and loyalties are tested. A bright holiday tale full of mirth, wit, and the power of giving back to others! Get your tickets here. 

December 12 – Holiday Shopping at Strapping and other Midtown Locations 

Shop local this Holiday season at our favorite Midtown boutiques and gift shops, like Strapping! Their Midtown shop is decked out for the holidays and looking festive with holiday themed décor and seasonal gifts for your friends and family!

Get festive in Midtown this holiday season and join in on the holiday fun during the first 12 Days of December for 12 Days of Midtown! Support local businesses while enjoying holiday-themed dinners, drinks, events, shows, discounts, and more! Make sure to add #ExploreMidtown or tag us on social for a chance to be featured on our account!