Capistrano Lights

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Sunday, December 8, 2019 – Monday, January 6, 2020

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Mission San Juan Capistrano is excited to announce the return of Capistrano Lights from December 8, 2019, through January 6, 2020, with a special Opening Night on Saturday, December 7. Tickets go on sale to Mission Members on Monday, October 28 at 9:00 a.m.

Celebrate the holidays at Orange County’s only Mission with 30 days of festive programming and a nightly tree lighting. Create lasting memories with family photos under our 10′ wreath, selfies with Santa on select weekends in December, a photo opportunity with our 30′ Christmas tree and make your prayer for peace and goodwill by placing a candle in the Ruins of the Great Stone Church.

Additionally, on weekends throughout December, families will have the opportunity to meet and take“Selfies with Santa” in the historic Sala building and holiday Crafts with AR Workshop in the Soldiers Barracks. This event will be offered from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on December 14, 15, 21 and 22. 

For more fun, join for Winter Break: Crafts and Activities for Kids. This event will be offered daily starting Saturday, December 21, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020, nominal fee in addition to paid admission. Mission Members receive a discounted rate. Weekday crafts and activities are offered from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m and weekend crafts and activities are offered from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crafts and activities include Adobe Brick Making, Arrowhead Necklace and an Alternate Craft.


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