From Christmas parade to Santa Claus to downtown shopping there's a lot to do and see in Taft

Christmas is coming soon and the Taft Chamber of Commerce and its members have a lot of activities planned to help you and your family enjoy the holiday season and support local businesses.
Here is the calendar of Chamber-sponsored events for December:
•Monday, December 3: Taft Christmas Parade, 6 p.m. on Center Street. Entry forms available at the chamber offices.
•Monday, December 3 – Tuesday, December 18: Tour of Trees, Make a purchase at participating businesses and receive a stamp for raffle tickets to win prizes. Cards available at the Chamber office
Friday, December 7: First Friday Car Cruise & Holiday Shopping Night, 5 p.m. Craft & Food Vendors & local businesses staying open late to shop
•Tuesday, December 11: Photos with Santa at Westside Furniture, 6 p.m. FREE!
•Thursday, December 13: Children's Art Walk up Center Street. FREE!
Information on all of these events is available at the Taft Chamber office,765-2165, online at, or on Facebook at