Community Awards Gala
The Annual Scotts Valley Community Awards Dinner, celebrates our outstanding community members and businesses of Scotts Valley. Nominations are held prior to this event, for the following categories:
- Business of the Year
- Man of the Yea
- Woman of the Year
- Educator of the Year
- Youth of the Year
- Organization of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Beautification Project of the Year
Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival
The Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival is a two-day event held in a beautiful open park setting on the expansive lawn at Skypark in Scotts Valley. In addition to the fabulous art, there is delicious cuisine, live music, a Family Midway, and the area’s most prestigious wineries and award-winning micro-breweries pouring their best. The festival is usually held in August for 2 weekend days. Voted each year from locals as “Scotts Valley’s Favorite Community Event” by the Scotts Valley Banner, our festival showcases over 100 artists from all around California and surrounding states.
Light Up the Night! Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
Every year the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce kicks off the holiday season with the annual LIGHT UP THE NIGHT – Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration.
The Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration is held every December, with festivities at the Scotts Valley Community Center.
Admission is free but those who bring a donation for Valley Churches United Missions will get a carriage ride driven by a team of Clydesdale horses.
There are 2 outdoor stages which include musical acts/dance from the local schools, dance troupes, Victorian Carolers, Singing Wood (marimbas) and the live Hawaiian band “Kokua” to lead us in Christmas songs.
The highlight of the event will take place when Santa arrives via the Scotts Valley Fire Department truck at 6pm to light Christmas Tree!
Other festivities include visits by Elsa & Anna from Frozen, face painting, Mrs. Claus’ Workshop for the kids, carriage rides, hay rides, food trucks, photos with Santa and so much more!