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Old Sacramento Macy’s Theatre of Lights

November 27 @ 8:00 am December 24 @ 5:00 pm

FREE Family-Friendly Holiday Fun through Christmas Eve

Macy Theatre of Lights

OLD SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The community is invited to experience another exciting season of “Macy’s Theatre of Lights,” an electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition.

Taking place on K Street between Front and 2nd Streets, the ever popular (and FREE) performances will return to dazzle guests to the Old Sacramento Waterfront for 18 magical evenings this year. The performances kick off on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, following a festive and fun tree lighting ceremony that is complete with pre- and post-show holiday themed entertainment that starts at 5 p.m.

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With the 62′ tall Christmas tree serving as a visually exciting centerpiece, “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” was conceived and created by Stage Nine Entertainment’s Troy Carlson and is produced by some of California’s finest talents in the field of light and sound: BP Productions, Associated Sound and Skywalker Sound, and Emmy-nominated voice actor Bill Farmer, the voice of Disney’s Goofy.

“Macy’s Theatre of Lights” artfully mixes the historic charm of the Old Sacramento Waterfront with state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology to create a memorable holiday experience for visitors of all ages. Old Sacramento Waterfront’s “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” blends a symphony of lights, sounds and visual effects that transport the audience back in time with a reading of the famous poem The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore.


Two 20-minute performances are offered on Thursdays through Sundays at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (with the exception of Thanksgiving Day when no performances are scheduled) that include pre- and post-show holiday themed entertainment each evening. With additional performances on Monday, December 23 at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and one performance at 6 p.m. only on Christmas Eve, the final “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performance for the season takes place on December 24.

And, as a special – and often surprising – treat on many nights, local celebrities and influential community members will entertain the audience in the guest role of “papa” or “mama” wearing a stocking cap and oftentimes decked out in holiday pajamas. Community members are encouraged to make the Old Sacramento Waterfront a must-visit holiday destination to experience the magical “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances every season while also supporting the array of locally owned businesses, shops and eateries available in the historic district.

More information about “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances and/or other events, activities and parking options at the historic Old Sacramento Waterfront is available by calling 916-970-5226 or visiting

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