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A Season of Cheer

The holiday season has arrived, and there’s no shortage of great events in and around North Fontana to get into the spirit of the season. Check out our list of holiday-themed area happenings and events as we make our way through December.


The Nutcracker at Lewis Family Playhouse – December 2 – 3 & 9 – 10, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Get swept away by the Sugar Plum Fairy and Tchaikovsky’s timeless melodies at Inland Pacific Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker this Christmas.


Festival of Winter – December 9, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

With rides, live music, holiday treats, and photos with Santa, the Festival of Winter will provide an afternoon’s worth of good times for all local community members.


Fontana Christmas Parade – December 9, 10:00 am

Join the City of Fontana in their celebration of Christmas this year. This family-friendly event promises festive floats and holiday cheer for everyone present.


Breakfast With Santa – December 9 – 16

Enjoy A Delicious Holiday Breakfast and meet Cha! Cha!, take pictures with Santa, play games and activities, take home goodie bags, enter a raffle and win prizes, and receive an exclusive retail discount!


Christmas Lights on Thoroughbred Street – Through December

Vibrant lights and spectacular sights are just a drive away. Check out the scene on Thoroughbred Street, the Inland Empire’s most prominent display of Christmas lights, and enjoy the seasonal snacks its residents sell.


With so much to do, you’re sure to find a new tradition at The Arboretum. To keep up with this engaging community, sign up for updates and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Golf Courses at Their Finest!

For beginning putters and golf enthusiasts alike, The Arboretum has you covered with an array of golf courses nearby.

It’s an exciting golfing experience at Sierra Lakes Golf Club, with an 18-hole, par-72 golf course to put your skills to the test. Featuring gently rolling fairways and easy walkability, the courses at Sierra Lakes are friendly to golfers of all skill levels and offer stunning views of the San Bernardino Mountains.

Welcome to a scenic parkland-style course at Goose Creek Golf Club, in the Hidden Valley Wildlife Area along the Santa Ana River. This stunning course offers a fun and challenging way to take your game to the next level.

Hit up the next tee time at Whispering Lakes Golf Course, a newly renovated facility with a brand new clubhouse! With generous tree-lined fairways and a tranquil setting, this local favorite continues to be the best bang for your buck for golf in San Bernardino County.

If you want a more relaxed, social golf outing with food, drinks, music, and fun for all ages, try Topgolf. This premier entertainment destination includes climate-controlled all-weather hitting bays with TVs, a range of game options, and a fun atmosphere.

Whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner, these golf courses offer a haven to enjoy the sport, connect with nature, and create lasting memories with friends and fellow golf enthusiasts.

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Fun Fall Activities

Fall is here! And that means plenty of fun activities to enjoy around The Arboretum for the whole family.

Join the Spooky Splash: Halloween Dive Movie at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center, the Halloween Trick-or-Treat Alley at Don Day, Jessie Turner, and Cypress Centers, or the Halloween Howl at the Jessie Turner Center. Let’s be honest though—it wouldn’t be autumn without a visit to your local pumpkin patch. Lucky for you, residents of The Arboretum live close to the Seasonal Adventure Pumpkin Patch in Rancho Cucamonga. Enjoy mechanical rides, blow up slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses, a petting zoo, and a train. There’s also the Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Patch in Yucaipa, just a short 35-minute drive away! Fun rides, games, corn mazes, delicious food, and perfect family photo ops await you.

When adventure calls, you can also head over to well-loved local trail spots such as Santa Ana Riverwalk Trail for an easy-going walking path that runs alongside the Santa Ana River, and take in the sights along the way. For the more adventurous spirits and experienced hikers, there’s Icehouse Canyon to the Cucamonga Peak Trail or the Third Stream Crossing via Middle Fork Trail—where breathtaking views are guaranteed.

If you’re feeling a little less outdoorsy and more in the need of something cozy, take a short drive and look no further than the Ontario Museum of History & Art. There’s something for every interest and inquisitive mind! Enjoy the Dia De Los Muertos exhibition or get creative with some hands-on art such as the Paint in the Dark: Dia de Los Muertos.

At the end of it all, you have the ingredients for a perfect fall right in your own home. Gather around your kitchen island to DIY some themed crafts with the kids or grab your family recipe book and bake away! Whether you choose Grandma’s classic pumpkin pie, caramel apples or any other classic Fall treat, your spacious gourmet kitchen will have plenty of room for a delicious evening of family-bonding. End the night on another high—grab your freshly baked treat, a cozy blanket and settle into your spacious great room or loft for movie night!

No matter what seasonal activity speaks to you, your home at The Arboretum, the incredible community and exciting local destinations ensure that you’re always close to everything you need to have a ball this fall. To keep up with this engaging community, sign up for updates and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.