Event's DetailsFree Event for Mission Members!
Ring in the holiday season at historic Mission San Juan Capistrano! Join us for Christmas at the Mission on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. This special tradition is held in conjunction with the City of San Juan Capistrano’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and features a whole community-wide holiday celebration in the historic downtown.
The City of San Juan Capistrano's Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m. at Historic Town Center Park. Following the Tree Lighting, Gates open at the Mission at 5:30 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy this festive and unique evening together at the beautiful Mission.
Christmas at the Mission features:
•Snow sledding and snow play for kids! Bring your mittens! $3 for Members and $5 for Non-Members.
•Ringing of the historic bells
•Live music performances including choirs and mariachis
•Crafts for kids including cookie decorating and card-making for military men and women – Free with admission!
•Nativity Scene in the ruins of the Great Stone Church
•Food vendors serving tamales, beef chili, Christmas sweets, spiced cider, hot cocoa and coffee
•Holiday shopping at the Mission Store and more!
Christmas at the Mission is free for Mission Preservation Society Members! Bring your active membership ID card for entry. Join or renew your membership today to attend for free! Tickets for the public are $6 for adults and $4 for children (4-11). Tickets on sale November 1st. Purchase tickets or membership online at www.missionsjc.com. Admission is free for active military with valid ID card and children 3 and under.
Spread goodwill this holiday season by supporting the Serra’s Pantry Food Drive! Drop off a food donation anytime between November 20 – December 20 at the Mission Gate House or upon entry to Christmas at the Mission.
For more information on Christmas at the Mission, the City of San Juan Capistrano’s Tree Lighting Ceremony and destinations to celebrate the season in the historic downtown, visit www.missionsjc.com/christmas.
Event's LocationMission San Juan Capistrano, CA
26801 Ortega Higway San Juan Capistrano 92675, United States