Every city and town around the world celebrate the holidays in different ways. Your community might host a parade or maybe a festival and you might include those events in your family’s traditions. San Juan Capistrano is no different. There are both local and nearby holiday events that have become community traditions. These events are usually family-friendly and some might even help you keep your health in order during the season. You can gather together with the community and head out to some of the best San Juan Capistrano holiday events 2019.
Discover new community traditions at one or all of the San Juan Capistrano holiday events 2019 that are a lot of fun for everyone.
Rock It at Caspers Wilderness Parks – Elves on Trails
Keeping your fitness goals on track during the holidays might be a bit challenging. But did you know there are San Juan Capistrano holiday events 2019 that might help? Rock It at Caspers Wilderness Parks is an event that invites you to get active during the holidays. You can take part in a 5K Half Marathon through the beautiful preserve. The 5K is a scored marathon but there will also be a 12K unscored marathon. The best part is, everyone is asked to dress as elves for the race! The race is on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 with check-in being at 7 AM for registered runners.
More San Juan Capistrano Holiday Events 2019 | Holiday Ornaments Workshop
AR Workshop in San Juan Capistrano is getting into the holiday spirit this season with its very own event. Holiday Ornaments Workshop is your chance to get together with your family and make your very own ornaments. This is the most creative of all of the San Juan Capistrano holiday events 2019. AR Workshop will be serving up holiday cheer with hot cocoa, cookies and all of the supplies you need to make your ornaments. This is one of those events that could easily become a family tradition. The Holiday Ornaments Workshop will be held on Friday, December 6 from 7 PM until 9 PM.
Capistrano Lights Opening Night
Mission San Juan Capistrano is also getting in on the holidays with what has already become a tradition for many locals. Capistrano Lights is a unique opportunity for everyone to experience the Mission at night. The lights will become a nightly event during the holiday season. However, the opening night might be the most popular of them all. There will be a tree lighting ceremony, cookie decorating, musical performances, photo ops, and plenty of food to go around. You will want to say you have been to this event at least once in your lifetime. Opening night is on Saturday, December 7 from 5:30 PM until 9 PM.
San Juan Capistrano Christmas Tree Lighting
The historic Downtown San Juan Capistrano is getting decked out for the holidays. This event is one of the most popular San Juan Capistrano holiday events 2019. The celebration starts at 4:15 PM with entertainment provided by Capistrano Valley High School Orchestra and more. The event is so big that it is spread throughout the area with different things happening at different locations. For example, the Christmas Tree lighting is at 5:30 at Historic Town Center Park, there will be snow play at Mission San Juan Capistrano, photos with Santa at Los Rios Street, crafts at Los Rios Park, and free admission to Zoomars Petting Zoo.
A Christmas Carol
You may want to take time to see a show during the holiday season and the Camino Real Playhouse has you covered. The performers will be putting on their rendition of A Christmas Carol for you to see. Tickets to the show start at $27 per person and the show is on Sunday, December 22 at 2 PM. Be sure to get your tickets soon as they will most likely sell out sooner rather than later.