IRISH FESTIVAL – March 17, 2018
This is a free event for all. Food, beer and drinks will be available for purchase. We will also have many free crafts and games. Cillian’s Bridge will be playing from 12:30 to 2.
JULY 4TH STREET FAIRE – July 4, 2018
Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic Fourth of July celebration for the city of Mission Viejo. Rides and games enhance an exciting carnival atmosphere for all ages. Free entertainment includes music, dance and comedy for the enjoyment of children and adults alike. As would be expected for a Fourth of July Faire, the event climaxes at dusk in a spectacular fireworks display.
GIFTS & GOODIES HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE – TBA
Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in one of South Orange County’s most popular shopping experiences. All booths are located inside so, rain or shine, come and enjoy the fruits of more than 75 artisans. They will be displaying many holiday decorations, gift ideas, ornaments and specialty items to help with your gift shopping list this year. Free Admission.
SANTA’S ARRIVAL & CELEBRATION – TBA
Join the celebration as Santa arrives in Mission Viejo! The celebration begins at 3:00 pm. and this spectacular event is open to “children” of all ages. There will be game and activity booths where children can do “make and take” items and also build an ornament to help decorate Santa’s workshop trees.
SANTA’S WORKSHOP – TBA
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be in Santa’s Workshop to greet children on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday during December. He greets all with a cheerful, Ho! Ho! Ho! and a peppermint candy cane. Bring your camera to take pictures of your visit.
RAILROAD MAGIC – TBA
The magic of the railroad comes to life in the Saddleback Room at City Hall. For a limited time this beautiful display of HO trains and landscapes is open to the public and admission is free.
LETTERS TO SANTA – TBA
Santa promises to answer every holiday wish list deposited in the mailbox next to his Workshop between Sunday, December 1 and Sunday, December 22. The Big Guy will personally respond to the delight of adults and children alike. Make sure to get your letter off early and print names and addresses clearly.
HOLLY JOLLY LIGHTS TOUR – TBA
Bring your family, friends and your co-workers and join the Mission Viejo Activities Committee this holiday season for a fun evening. Before climbing aboard the Holly Jolly Lights Tour for your scheduled tour, enjoy the festivities planned just for you. Your ticket includes an outdoor party with live entertainment, a holiday cookie and hot chocolate, a marshmallow for toasting and a warm fire.
HOME LIGHTING CONTEST – TBA
All Mission Viejo residents are encouraged to brighten their neighborhood and share the holiday spirit by competing in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest. Prizes will be given to the top five homes. Applications are available by calling 830-7066 or on this website. Winners receive a floral centerpiece and a display sign announcing their title. Maps to the locations of winning homes will be available when Santa is in his workshop and also on this website.