‘Twas the Lights Before Christmas Home Decorating Display
Do you love to decorate your home with extravagant lights or festive inflatables? Then you should enter the 'Twas the Lights Before Christmas Home Decorating Display. Applications to enter will be available online on November 5th and the deadline to enter is December 3rd. A map of all of the homes will be published online for residents to enjoy.
Christmas Tree Lighting at the Duck Pond
Date: Monday, November 29th
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM
Location: Temecula Duck Pond
What a bright time, it's the right time to light the Christmas tree! While we wait for the countdown to the light the tree at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, enjoy a tasty treat, a visit from Santa Claus and festive music.
Santa's Electric Light Parade
Date: Friday, December 3rd
Time: 7:00 PM Start
Have yourself a merry little Christmas when you attend the annual Santa's Electric Light Parade. The parade will begin at 7:00 PM sharp at the intersection of Jefferson Ave & Del Rio Rd. Be sure to bring your blankets and chairs as you watch the entries travel north along the parade route.
Temecula On Ice
Date: December 9, 2021 though January 2, 2022
Location: Town Square Park
Daily Rink Hours:
- Sunday-Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
- Friday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
- Christmas Day: 12:00-9:00 PM
- New Years Eve Skating Session: 10:00 PM - 12:30 AM ($25 Admission including skates)
Temecula On Ice is scheduled to return for another exciting holiday season with a state-of-the-art ice rink, rental skates, Bobby skating aid and its own radio station playing the best ice skating music. The ice rink will be open from December 9, 2021 though January 2, 2022.
Grand Opening Show & Celebration: Friday, December 10, 2021 at 5:00 PM
- Admission fee is $18 with skates rental
- Admission fee is $13 without skates rental
- Bobby the Seal skate aid rental is $8
Santa in Old Town Temecula
Santa Claus is coming to Old Town! Come visit the Jolly ol' Elf himself at his special Old Town location - in between Pennypickle's Workshop (42081 Main Street) and The Merc (42051 Main Street). Be sure to mark you calendars, (and check it twice!) because Santa is only in town on select days this month. After all, he is busy getting ready for the big day!
Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10am-1pm
Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 1pm-4pm
Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10am-1pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 1pm-4pm
Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 10am-1pm
Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 1pm-4pm
Chilled in the Park
Date: Saturday, December 18th
Time: 12:00-8:00 PM
Location: Ronald Reagan Sports Park
To celebrate the holiday season, join us for Chilled in the Park! This event will feature magical entertainment, an ugly sweater contest, kids zone, and food vendors. Be sure to stick around for the festive fireworks display at 7:45 PM sharp.
Applications to be a vendor for this event will open online on October 1st, 2021
New Year’s Eve Grape Drop
Date: Friday, December 31st
Time: 6:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location: Civic Center Quad
Ring in the new year Temecula style with the infamous Grape Drop! Celebrate 2022 twice with an East Coast (9pm) and West Coast (midnight) countdown. The New Year’s Eve Grape Drop will include live music, food vendors, and kid’s activities. Free Fun Zone will be open from 6:00-10:00pm.