Snow, Ice Skating, Santa and a Great Grape Drop New Year's Eve Party It’s WinterFest in Old Town Temecula
More than 30,000 twinkling lights from archway to archwaywill welcome the “big guy” when Santa arrives by horse-drawn carriage Friday, November 25th at 6 p.m. He's accompanied by Dickens Carolers, balloon artist Greyzie the Elf, and the MSJC Menifee Jazz Ensemble. There is also a holiday puppet show from 6 to 9 p.m.
Kids can visit with Santa every Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. through December 18. The Tahquitz District Boy Scouts will take souvenir photos for a donation and help Santa in his workshop. Be sure to get Santa's Magic glasses and Antlers while supplies last. You will find them only in Old Town Temecula. Weekends include Dickens carolers and other family-oriented entertainment with puppet shows, music and Dynamite Dave. Santa's Electric Light Parade brightens the evening Friday, December 2nd at 7 p.m.
You don't even need to leave town to enjoy ice skating. Old Town Temecula's seasonal ice rink returns Friday, December 16 with hourly sessions through January 2, 2012. Grand opening ceremonies are December 16 at 3 p.m. followed by regular ice skating sessions. The 3,500 square foot ice rink will be located at Main and Mercedes. Check the website www.temeculacalifornia.com for times, prices and more information.