Snow Day in North Shattuck, Berkeley

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Snow? in Berkeley?
Take a Snow Day in North Shattuck!



Bring Boots & Mittens to Play in the Snow
Visit with the Snow Queen • Pony Rides
Make Holiday Crafts • Arts & Crafts Vendors • Hot Cider and Cookies


Take a snow day in North Berkeley! Bring your boots and mittens to play in the snow that is predicted to gently fall on Shattuck Avenue between Rose and Vine Streets on Sunday, December 8, 10AM-3PM. Santa drops the snow from his sleigh in the early morning hours as he flies over town.

Visit with the Snow Queen who listens to all of your holiday dreams and will give you a special wish to put under your pillow. Ride the live ponies, make free DIY crafts for kids, and shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts from local art, craft, and artisan food vendors.

Find the 'Ice' in your Snowball

One has a real diamond ring inside! – – donated by M. Lowe & Co. as a benefit for the Berkeley Schools. Warm up with a cup of free hot apple cider and ginger snaps. Nutcracker dancers, merry minstrels, tap dancing Christmas trees, and a balloon twister make the day super fun!

This is a free event for children of all ages sponsored by the North Shattuck Association in conjunction with M. Lowe & Co., Safeway, Buy Local Berkeley, 510Families, East Bay Express, Berkeley Community Media, East Bay Loop and Yelp.

North Shattuck is just 6 blocks north of the Downtown Berkeley BART station and has festive lights in over 50 trees. Free street parking on Sundays.

Snow Day Festival 2020 Video, by Melanie Mentzel


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto
photo-credit: Jeff Rulifson A


For all good little girls & boys, the Snow Queen will listen to all of your holiday dreams and will give you a special wish to put under your pillow.


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto


Turn into a reindeer or grow a balloon Santa beard with some of Chris’s amazing creations.


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto


Dressed in his finest Victorian attire, Mr. Beauregard strolls and plays Christmas songs and carols with melodic mastery upon his silver cornet.


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto


Get a taste of the holiday magic with these lovely dancers.


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto


Victorian carolers sing in harmony some of your very favorite holiday music.


THE SNOW QUEEN in Berkeley Ghourmet Ghetto


Jingling along the street, what fun to see a Christmas Tree tap dancing!


Snow Day Booths


Snow Day Location


Snow Day Art Project

Alameda Alliance for Health 22
Amazing Face Design - Face Painting 32 Face Painting
Another Bullwinkel Show - HQ 37 Event HQ, First Aid, Toys
Balloon Twister-Chris Abbe 1
Berkeley Rose Waldorf Kindergarten 6
Boy Scouts - Troup 6 19 Selling wreaths
Carmen’s Taqueria 9,10 Burritos, Tacos, Nachos, Fresh Fruit
Charlotte's Shades of Color 28 Afrocentric calendars, stationery, handbags, body scrubs Write a letter to Santa
E-Qui-Lib-Ri-Um 17 Apparel
Farm Fresh To You/Capay 21 Organic produce home delivery service
Ginkgo Chiropractic 14 Chiropractic for kids & pregnant mothers
HelloFresh 7 Food Delivery Service
Irene Storch Designs 16 Contemporary mixed media jewelry
Iron Horse Kettle Corn 5 Pre-packaged Cotton Candy & Kettlecorn
Jody's Crafty Corner 15 Disney & reptile fabrics made into bags wallets, lanterns and embroidered items.
LeafFilter North 30 Home Gutter Protection
Li’s International Trading 20 Crystal Prisims & quartz jewelry
Lucia's Pizzeria 11, 12 Pizza & soda
M. Lowe & Co. 18 Buy a Snow Ball - benefit for Berkeley Schools - Prizes inside
Nail Therapy by Joy 29 Color Street Nail Polish strips
Naturals Handcrafted 13 Soaps & Soy Candles
Ponyland - Ponies 40 Pony Rides
Power Crunch 31 Protein Bars
Press West 26 Block prints - Bay Area nature, holiday products
Renewal by Andersen 24 Scheduling appointments for Window Replacements
Salamander Feltworks 25 Charming, realistic creatures to adorn holiday trees Make a creature bookmark and get a taste for the delights of needle felting!
Saltwater Crow 27 Sculpted soap and bath fizzies Decorate a bath fizzie with paint and powders
Soleil Communications/Welk Resorts 23 Resort, travel company
Sonic 8 Internet Provider
Steve DeNault Sandman 33 Create your own sandbottle Make a sandbottle
The Busy Bunny 36 Bowl Cozies JewelryBowl Cozies Jewelry
Tilly's Tiny Treasures 34 Whimsical & magical items for kids, reindeer antlers Make a Holiday Card
Wood & Wire Custom Woodworking 35 Handmade woodwork Make a wooden tree ornament


Thanks to our Sponsors!

Another Bullwinkel Show North Shattuck Assocaiation Berkeley M. Lowe & Co.
State Farm

Buy Local BerkeleyEast Bay LoopEast Bay Express
BCM- Berkeley Community Media 510 Families Yelp

This event is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please call the Disability Services Specialist at 1(510)981-6418 (voice), or 1(510)981-6347(TTY). At least one week's notice will ensure availability.


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