Top Holiday Destinations with Omnitrans
November 29, 2022
Looking for Holiday events for family or friends in the Inland Empire? No need to worry, we found a handful of events so you can easily plan your trip to these perfect holiday destinations with Omnitrans!
Omnitrans is pleased to be supporting the 30th Annual “Spark of Love” Toy Drive this year, by joining generous donors to “Stuff a Bus” with gifts to make the holidays brighter for some special kids.
The “Spark of Love” Toy Drive collects new, unwrapped toys and games for underserved children throughout Southern California, and last year distributed more than 600,000 toys to 3,000 families. All toys collected in San Bernardino County will stay local and be distributed to kids in surrounding communities. Join us on Friday, December 2nd from 5 AM – 6 PM at Mathis Bros. Furniture in Ontario. Community members can participate by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to the “Stuff a Bus” event, or to any local fire station. For further information, please visit https://abc7.com/spark-of-love-2022-abc7-toy-drive-donate-toys-receive/5684558/.
Miracle on Court Street Ice Skate Rink – San Bernardino
Whether you skate or not, everyone is welcome to kick back, unwind, and soak up the festive spirit at this NEW seasonal event in Downtown San Bernardino. The 30-minute skate sessions cost $5 per person/session and include skate rental. Pre-registration is available. The Skate Rink will open from December 1st to December 20th, be sure to plan your trip and take Route 14 to get you to this seasonal destination! Learn more and keep up to date on events at: http://www.sbcity.org/parks.
Holiday Shopping & Santa at Victoria Gardens – Rancho Cucamonga
Go on a magical journey to Victoria Gardens to visit Santa Claus and make memories your family will never forget by taking photos together. Or spend time and reconnect with family and friends while you shop together to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones during the Holidays. Embark on this adventure with Santa by taking Route 82 through December 24th! For more information, visit https://www.victoriagardensie.com/en/events.html.
Sista’s Making a Difference Winter Wonderland – San Bernardino
Join the 5th Annual San Bernardino Community Christmas Toy Drive and Winter Wonderland! This holiday season they will be distributing over 10,000 toys to the community, on a first-come-first-served basis until supplies last. Not only will there be toys for the kids, but also live music, family games, live entertainment, vendors, and more! This Winter Wonderland Toy Drive will take place at San Bernardino Valley College on Saturday, December 17th from 11 am to 4 pm, and remember GoSmart students can ride Omnitrans Route 1 for free by simply showing their Student ID to get you to this festive event! Check out https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-wonderland-sb-community-christmas-tickets-425902735547?aff=ebdsoporgprofile to find out more information.
Exchange Club of Fontana Christmas Parade – Fontana
During this season of holidays, Fontana’s Exchange Club is presenting its Christmas Around the World Parade on December 10th from 10 am – 1 pm. This free family fun event will take place at the Fontana Chamber of Commerce and from there travel the streets of Fontana. Get there on Route 82 for live entertainment, marching bands, float vehicles, and more! To learn more and keep up to date, visit https://business.fontanachamber.org/communitycalendar/Details/2022-fontana-christmas-parade-628713?sourceTypeId=Website.
Disney on Ice Road Trip Adventures – Ontario
Visit the Ontario Toyota Arena, as Mickey, Minnie, and Goofy, and set off on a crazy adventure to your favorite Disney locations! Disney on Ice features iconic princesses as well as characters from Moana, Coco, Frozen, and Aladdin! This Road Trip Adventure will only be available from December 22nd – December 26th, so make sure to plan your festive trip with Omnitrans Route 81. Visit https://www.disneyonice.com/road-trip-adventures/ontario-ca-toyota-arena to learn more.
Paint Night at Haven City Market – Ontario
Purple Easel is arriving at Haven City Market! Explore a fun painting studio while checking out all the delicious cuisines the market has to offer. A Very Fairy Christmas will be painted on December 13th from 6 pm – 9 pm, so plan your trip with Transit on Route 81 to get you there! For more information on reserving your spot visit, https://www.havencitymarket.com/happenings.
Downtown San Bernardino Christmas Toy & Resource Event – San Bernardino
Visit the free community Christmas toy drive presented by San Bernardino County, SB Police, Toys for Tots, and others at Court Street Square on Saturday, December 10th from 4 – 8pm. Join them for a great evening of music, raffles, and family-friendly activities! Children must be present in order to receive toys while supplies last. Make sure to plan your holiday trip with the Transit app to get you there hassle-free on Route 2 or sbX! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-downtown-san-bernardino-christmas-tickets-462100704647?aff=erellivmlt for more details.
Gift Making: Holiday Ornament – Ontario
Need a quick Christmas gift idea? Create a unique souvenir for you or a friend at a holiday ornament event! Each ornament on the Christmas tree emits a festive holiday light since they are all gold-plated. Turn a blank made of your choice of exotic woods into a one-of-a-kind ornament that will be treasured for a lifetime. This holiday class hosted by Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will take place on Saturday, December 3rd from 11:30 am – 1 pm, and you can take Route 61 or 82 to get you there! To register for the class, be sure to visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gift-making-holiday-ornament-tickets-428412773137?aff=ALLEVENTS.
Christmas Holiday Market & Toy Drive Event – Ontario
Shop at 50+ outdoor boutiques, artisan/craft, and vintage vendors with the whole family. Enjoy live music, face painting for kids, huge outdoor yard games, gourmet food, artisan beer, and other holiday fun inside Rodeo X! From 3 pm to 8 pm, Santa Clause will be in town from the North Pole. Don’t pass up the opportunity to express your holiday greetings and get a free family portrait before he departs! Route 87 will get you there to check out all the holiday fun! Visit https://allevents.in/ontario/christmas-holiday-market-and-toy-drive-event-at-rodeo-x/10000467275312037 for more details.
Holiday Open House Children Toy Drive – San Bernardino
Are you in the mood of giving to the community this holiday season? Join Supervisor Joe Baca Jr. at the second annual Fifth District Holiday Open House at the San Bernardino County Government Center on Tuesday, December 6th from 4:30 pm to 7 pm to spread the joy of gifts to children in our neighborhood. This toy drive asks you to bring unwrapped gifts and/or pet toys. Donations will go to the San Bernardino County Animal Shelter and underserved children in the 5th district. Use the Transit app to easily get you there on Routes 3/4! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-open-house-tickets-423745713837 for more information.