Holiday Happenings

With Thanksgiving next week, the official count down to the Christmas has begun! During this time, there is a magical transformation that takes place. This challenge is not just about capturing Holiday events but rather about showcasing the best and unique ways to celebrate in California.


  • The story must showcase a unique or epic holiday experience. Examples include: Riverside’s Mission Inn lights, Newport Beach Boat Parade, LegoLand Christmas tree and full town transformations.
  • Localhood Stories submitted for this challenge must be real-time (2022 fall/winter). You cannot submit footage from prior years.
  • All Stories must meet the base guidelines.
  • Each creator can submit a maximum of 4 Stories for this challenge.
  • Stories must be submitted by December 15th.
  • Visit California reserves the right to not compensate Stories that do not fall under this theme or meet the posted requirements.