American Classic Christmas Bringing Christmas to the Palmdale Community Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:51:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 American Classic Christmas 32 32 Gingerbread People on Parade Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:24:30 +0000

Gingerbread people on parade,
What'll I do? What'll I do?
What an unusual view!

Painting is finally completed on the crowd of gingerbread men. Can't wait to see what they look like out in the wild!

Construction has begun! Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:10 +0000 Our house is alive with the sound of… Sawzalls?

Thanks to all those who have come out to help us construct staging, trees, and sleighs. We are eternally grateful!

Using recycled fencing, we’ve almost completed the trees that will make up the Candy Cane Forest. Santa’s sleigh and all of the village gingerbread people are currently being sculpted. Next stop: painting!


Calling All Volunteers! Sun, 05 Nov 2017 11:11:53 +0000
American Classic Christmas Family Volunteer Day
Family Volunteer Day

The City of Palmdale’s Family Volunteer Day is coming up again on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Join us from 12-3pm as we hang Christmas lights and garland on the street lights surrounding Poncitlán Square.
This volunteer opportunity is great for individuals, families, and groups.
Interested in joining us for the main event? Check out our Volunteer Page for more information.
Remember, Santa knows if you’re naughty or nice… 😀
ACC & FOL Week Sun, 15 Oct 2017 03:33:29 +0000

ACC Proudly Supports the Friends of the Palmdale City Library

Our ad in the FOL event brochure. Did you see it?

Check out this year's Friends of Libraries Week at the Palmdale City Library. We're Friends, are you?

October 15-21, 2017

There's always something going on at the Library!

Friends of the Palmdale City Library
700 East Palmdale Blvd.
Palmdale, CA 93550

Here's the ad we placed in the Event Brochure. American Classic Christmas is just around the corner and we're looking for volunteers! Interested in helping out this year? Check out the Volunteer Page for more info.

American Classic Christmas – 2017 Date Announced Thu, 08 Jun 2017 20:42:17 +0000 American Classic Christmas returns to Poncitlán Square, Palmdale
Saturday, December 16th, 2017 6-9PM

Once again, Poncitlán Square will be filled with light and cheer as the community gathers to celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas. American Classic Christmas will begin with a lighting ceremony, which will include a performance by the Tehachapi Mountain Pipes & Drums, a community Christmas carol sing-along, and Santa Claus. Local musicians and entertainers will also be performing in the Square.

There will be wonderful photo opportunities with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and other Winter Wonderland characters. In addition, this year, children 12 years and younger will have the opportunity to pick their own candy in a magical candy cane forest!

Refreshments, including Coca-Cola products, coffee, and hot chocolate will be served. All of this will be free of charge to the community.

Planning Committee Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:38:19 +0000

American Classic Christmas is coming to Palmdale in 2017!

So exciting! Planning for American Classic Christmas 2017 is underway. This year we'll be creating a magical Candy Cane Forest (at least we're going to try). Mayor Ledford has graciously agreed to read "T'was the Night Before Christmas." Coca-Cola is continuing its support for the Palmdale community. And Santa has put our little Poncitlán Square event on his calendar. 😀

Exciting things are coming to Palmdale! 

Palmdale Magazine – Engagement Spotlight! Sun, 01 Jan 2017 05:11:25 +0000 Wow! What an honor to be chosen for the Palmdale Engaged “Engagement Spotlight.” We were over the moon to see the article in the Palmdale Magazine.

Engagement Spotlight
Michael & Carol Ross

Michael and Carol Ross have only lived in Palmdale a few years, but they have quickly made it their home. Their relationship with the City
began when they enrolled in the Palmdale Partners Academy.
According to Carol, “My husband and I were new to Palmdale and registered for the Palmdale Partners Academy to learn about the City’s
operations. What we got was so much more. We were privileged to meet many of the City’s leaders that keep this community running. We also met some wonderful fellow citizens with whom we
continue to connect.”

And connect they did. Shortly after finishing the Academy, Michael and Carol worked with the local Salvation Army and City staff to present the first American Classic Christmas in Poncitlán Square, a highly successful community event that is returning in 2016. The Rosses and their children continue to share their passion and talent with the community, participating in the Village Square and most recently performing at Kaleidoscope.

“After moving to Palmdale it did not take us long to feel right at home. We were drawn to the
warmth and friendliness of the people and the pulse of the community here.”

The Rosses are another example of our residents’ commitment to the community and desire to see
it thrive. For ideas and opportunities to engage in your community, visit our website at

American Classic Christmas 2016 – Flyer Sat, 17 Dec 2016 02:35:31 +0000

Flyer from the 2nd Annual American Classic Christmas in 2016!

American Classic Christmas

Saturday, December 17th 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy the Salvation Army brass band, Tehachapi Mountain Pipes and Drums and other Christmas entertainment in Poncitlán Square beautifully decorated to celebrate the season. Visit the Coca-Cola Cafe for complimentary refreshments and a photo opportunity with the Polar Bear. Santa will be visiting with special treats for the children. This is a free community event.

Christmas carol sing-along and Celebration of Lights Ceremony from 6:00 – 6:30pm.

Poncitlán Square 38315 9th Street East, Palmdale

Sponsored by Coca-ColaDonan EngineeringVision Construction ManagementThe Salvation Army,  Starbucks, Bay Alarm, and The Highlands Christian Fellowship.

American Classic Christmas 2015 Sat, 19 Dec 2015 02:10:16 +0000 American Classic Christmas 2015
Flyer from American Classic Christmas 2015.

A flyer from the very first American Classic Christmas! There was a bit of rain, but a good time was had by all.

Toys were graciously donated by the Antelope Valley Salvation Army.

Sponsored by Donan EngineeringVision Builders GroupThe Salvation ArmyCoca-ColaThe Home DepotEcoSet and Starbucks.

American Classic Christmas

Experience the sights and sounds of the season in Poncitlán Square, beautifully decorated to celebrate Christmas. Stroll through the park sipping complimentary hot chocolate and coffee while enjoying Christmas entertainment. Santa will be visiting with special treats for the children.

Poncitlán Square 38315 9th Street East, Palmdale

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

6:00pm to 9:00pm