Santa's Electric Light Parade

Band marching down Old Town Front Street

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:00pm

Bundle up, bring your holiday cheer and join us to watch the parade as it travels south through Old Town beginning at the intersection of Del Rio and Jefferson. There will be floats that twinkle, holiday music from school marching bands and much more as we celebrate the holiday season. All entries must be decked out in lights and incorporate this year’s parade theme…Family First for the Holidays.

Parking Options

  • Old Town Parking Structure
  • Old Town Front Street will close at 6pm. To access the parking structure please use 2nd Street from the south and Moreno to Mercedes from the north.
  • Dirt lot on the corner of Ynez/ Santiago

Strolling Vendors

  • Glow-in-the-dark items, Kettle Corn, and Doughnuts.

Parade Viewing

  • There is also parade viewing on Jefferson between Rancho California and Del Rio on the west side of the street only. There will be an announcer in this area as well.
  • Viewing will also be along Old Town Front Street just south of Rancho California to the intersection of Santiago.

Parade Route Map

Parade Winners



  • 1st- Inland Jeep Freeks
  • 2nd- Herrkooled Inland Empire
  • 3rd- Winchester Township Fire Department


  • 1st- Arby’s Roast Beef
  • 2nd- S&R Towing, Inc
  • 3rd- CR&R Big Truck


  • 1st- Temecula Valley Dachshund Club
  • 2nd- Temecula Pet Salon
  • 3rd American Grooming Academy


  • 1st- Hug-A-Duck Petting Zoo
  • 2nd- So Cal Mini Horse Sanctuary
  • 3rd- Miss California Regional Pageants


  • 1st- Imani Temple Christian Community Center
  • 2nd- Rancho Christian School


  • 1st- Scuba Center Temecula
  • 2nd- Lake Elsinore Storm Professional Baseball Team

Bands- High School

  • 1st- The Spirit of Great Oak
  • 2nd- Temecula Valley High School Golden Valley Regiment
  • 3rd- Paloma Valley High School Wildcat Brigade

Bands- Middle School

  • 1st- Thompson Middle School Marching Band
  • 2nd- Crimson Colts Brigade
  • 3rd- Shivela Middle School Panther Marching Band


  • 1st- St. Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic Church
  • 2nd- Van Avery Prep Scouts
  • 3rd- Troop 332~ Wildomar


  • 1st- Rancho California Water District
  • 2nd- REE Mechanical
  • 3rd- The McCabe’s Nursery Family Tree


  • 1st- Junior Explorers “Gingerbread Family”
  • 2nd- Cub Scout Pack 301
  • 3rd- Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Southwest Region


  • 1st- Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios
  • 2nd- Temecula FC


  • 1st- Temecula Valley Prospectors
  • 2nd- California Highway Patrol
  • 3rd- Wine Town Rollers

Overall Parade Winner

  • Rancho California Water District