Celebrate the holidays with Mission San Juan Capistrano! Held in conjunction with the City of San Juan Capistrano’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and community-wide holiday celebration, Mission San Juan Capistrano will host Christmas at the Mission on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bring the family and enjoy this fun, festive and memorable evening together at the old Mission!
Christmas at the Mission features:
· Live music performances throughout the Mission
· Ringing of the historic bells
· An exhibition of local music performance groups throughout the Mission
· “Santa’s Workshop” with cookie and ornament decorating for kids
· Food Vendors serving tamales, pizza, hot cocoa, sweets and more
· The beautiful historic Mission festively lit up for this special after-hours event, and more!
Performance Groups Include:
· Dickens Carolers
· Chamber Singers
· Orchestra Musicians
· Ballet Folklorico
· Mariachis, and more!
Reflections by Stephanie Photography
Reflections by Stephanie Photography
Admission: $5.00 Adults; $3.00 Children (Age 4 - 11)
Admission is FREE for the following groups:
• Kids 3 and Under
• Mission Members and Parish Members with Member I.D. Cards
• Mission Volunteers with I.D. Badges.
• Active Military with I.D. Card – Free military prayer coin for military personnel
Quick Entry Gate:
Tickets may be purchased the night of the event upon entrance. There are THREE Gates available for purchasing tickets into the Mission. CLICK HERE to see where they are located.
For quicker entry on the night of the event and to avoid lines of those purchasing tickets, purchase tickets in advance at the Gate House on Ortega Highway. The Gate House is open seven days a week 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. except on Thanksgiving.
Special Mission Store hours for Christmas shopping during Christmas at the Mission!
Mission Store Open House for Christmas at the Mission attendees: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open to the public: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Coffee Importers
Thank You to Our Sponsors for their Generous Support:
Sustaining Sponsor ($1,000+)
Ross Medical Associates
Holiday Lights at Mission San Juan Capistrano Provided By:
Magical Holiday Designs
Commercial Holiday Lighting and Decorating
We Make Your Business Sparkle
Baked in the Sun
Classic Party Rentals
This holiday season, join with Mission San Juan Capistrano to help those who are less fortunate in our community. The Mission will conduct a food drive for Serra’s Pantry, our local neighbor organization that provides food, hygiene supplies and services to individuals and families in need. Food drive will take place November 22 – December 20, including Christmas at the Mission on December 7. Drop off food and hygiene item donations at the drop boxes at the Mission Gate House (open 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. daily).
The following items are usually in short supply and are much appreciated: cooking oil, cereal, tuna, one pound bags of sugar and flour, peanut butter, jelly, dry pinto beans, canned vegetables and fruit, rice, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce and pop/flip top food items. Hygiene items in demand: toothpaste, deodorant, shaving cream, bar soap and toilet paper. Learn More About Serra’s Pantry
Max in Guest Services happily receives donations of food for the needy this holiday season
Mission San Juan Capistrano plans fun, day and night for the whole family! For event dates and times, visit our calendar.
Underwriting and sponsorships available for all events, for more information please contact Christine Robinson at (949) 234-1321.
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