Capistrano Lights 2022
Celebrate the holidays at Orange County’s only Mission with festive programming and nightly tree lighting.
Date & Location
Dec 03, 2022, 9:00 AM – Dec 30, 2022, 6:00 PM
$9 - $14 , 26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Celebrate the holidays at Orange County’s only Mission. Join on select days for daytime admission to the Mission and an evening of holiday programming and fun. Create lasting memories with family photos under our 10’ wreath, experience a Christmas tree lighting and music program with a 30’ tree and make your prayer for peace and goodwill by placing a candle near the large-scale nativity in the Ruins of the Great Stone Church.
Enjoy performances by Dickens era Carolers and Selfies with Santa. Visit the Serra Chapel open after hours, California’s most historic chapel. Enjoy the Mission in lights, community Christmas trees around the grounds, extended holiday shopping hours in the Mission Store and more. Kids craft vendors and sweet treat vendors will be available on select days throughout the program as well as surprise performances.
• Christmas Tree Lighting and Music Program at 5 PM • Performances by Dickens era Carolers and Selfies with Santa courtesy of Farmers & Merchants Bank • Large Scale Nativity in the Ruins of the Great Stone Church, circa 1806 • The Mission in Lights • Multi-Language Capistrano Lights Audio Tour • Community Christmas Trees • Prayer Candles • Large Scale Wreath • Kids Craft Vendor • Sweet Treat Vendor • Serra Chapel Open After Hours
• Surprise performances throughout the month • Extended Holiday Shopping Hours in the Mission Store • 3 New Songs Added to the Christmas Tree Lighting and Music Program • Capistrano Lights Themed Multi-Language Audio Tour • New Photo Opportunities
📅 Dates & Times
Dec 3 - Dec 30, 2022
Daytime admission to the Mission (9AM-4PM)
Holiday Programming from 4PM-6PM
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
👪 Age requirement
$9 - $14
Tickets will go on sale beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2022 for Mission Members and Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the General Public. Ticket sales will be available for purchase online.
Public parking is available in the surrounding streets near the Mission. The most visible parking lot is on the south side of Ortega Highway and El Camino Real. For more information please see the City of San Juan Capistrano’s Parking Map. Most parking is free but there are time restrictions in various lots. Please read signage before departing your vehicle for restrictions or limitations on hours.
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