Christmas Festival: Celebrate the holiday season with the City of Ceres on the first Saturday in December. Join us at Smyrna Park for pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus, yummy refreshments, live entertainment, and festive wagon rides through a magical display of lights, Christmas Tree Lane. Everything is free with a canned food donation. Santa arrives at 5:30pm and the entertainment starts at 5:45pm. This event also marks the grand opening of Christmas Tree Lane.e.