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Winter Wonderland

December 10, 2021

5pm - 9pm

OVER 75 TONS OF SNOW! One of Central Coasts Largest Holiday Events!

Winter Wonderland is back for another exciting snow-driven event in Downtown Atascadero on Friday, December 10th from 5-9 pm.

Atascadero’s Sunken Gardens and the entire downtown will be transformed into a magical snowy paradise! 75 Tons of snow make up will offer larger snow pile play areas and will help make way for a massive snow slide built by Kiwanis Club of Atascadero, Glacier Ice Company & Premier Ag!  This year’s snow themed events also include Joe’s Little Train operated by the Elks Club of Atascadero, two Euro bungee jumps, obstacle course, gladiator joust, bounce houses, face painting, caricature artist, and of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus!

If you are looking to check off a couple of items from your holiday shopping list, this event offers shopping from our downtown merchants to over 50 craft and food vendors. Visitors can experience musical entertainment at Historic City Hall by the Atascadero Elementary and High School Show & Concert Choirs, the Fine Arts Academy Honors Choir, plus dance performances by Motions Academy of Dance, Fine Arts Academy, and scooter demonstrations by A-Town Park & 805 Board shop! Here is the Entertainment Schedule: 

5 - 5:15 pm                      Opening Announcements! Trail of Lights Winners announced! FAA Monarch Choir & Atascadero Elementary School Choir

5:20 - 5:40 pm                Motions Academy of Dance

5:45 - 6 pm                      FAA Dance

6 - 6:30 pm                      Atascadero HS Show Choir with Members of the Advanced Choir

6:30 – 7:15 pm               AHS Strings/ Jazz/ Concert Band

7:30 – 8:15 pm                 Kiwi Kannibal, Local Artists

8:15 – 9 pm                       Dead Magic, Local Artists


It has been rumored that Santa & Mrs. Claus will make an appearance at the massive snow slide area and Santa may even be the first to ride a sled down the slide, kicking off this fabulous event! If you miss Santa & Mrs. Claus at the snow slide, you can catch them at Historic City Hall until 9 pm. The North Pole entrance for Santa will be on the West Mall side of the building.

We would not be able to put on an event like this without the help of our amazing sponsors! THANK YOU to the following for all their hard work, dedication, and support to bring our community together:

Presenting sponsors: AJ Excavating, Chicago Grade Landfill, Glacier Ice Company of San Luis Obispo, K-Jon’s Jewelry, Kiwanis Club of Atascadero, Premier Ag of Paso Robles and Supervisor Debbie Arnold;

Supporting Sponsors: 805 Law Group, American West Tire & Auto, Avila Traffic, Avila Construction, Filipponi & Thompson Drilling, Kirk Consulting, and Perry’s Parcel & Gift.

Snow Sponsors: Coastal Communities Physicians Network (CCPN), Hayner, Hayner, Miller & Crist (HHMC) Tax Services, Idlers Home, Big John John Donovan, Kenneth’s Heating & Air, Mechanics Bank, Nick Medeiros CPA, Nova Endodontics – Dr. Scott Marcum DDS, Pambrun Bracing – Dr. Jason Pambrun DDS MS, Primary Eyecare, Radiology & Associates, Starna Cells, Taco Bell & Western Janitorial Supply.

In-Kind Sponsors, School & Entertainment Groups: Special thanks to A-Town Skate Park, Atascadero Chamber of Commerce, Atascadero Elementary School Choir, Atascadero High School Concert & Show Choir, Bubble Fun 101, Elks Lodge #2733, Fine Arts Academy Honor Choir, Fine Arts Academy Dance Group, Frank Sommers, Medina Light Show Designs, Motion’s Academy of Dance, Waste Management and Wilkins Action Graphics. Thank you to our Media partners: Atascadero News, New Times, KPRL, KVEC, KJUG and American General Media.


Atascadero’s Winter Wonderland is a must-do event this season! The event is free to come and enjoy, but don’t forget to bring along your wallet for holiday shopping, great food and all of the extra fun that abounds! Invite your family and friends to enjoy an evening of holiday fun!

Call (805) 470-3360 for more information.


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