Celebrate the Season in Old Town: Free Family Fun and More!

Get ready to kick off the holiday season with a bang! Join us at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park on December 8th from 5 PM to 7 PM for an evening filled with family-friendly holiday fun in a historical setting. From carolers by the bonfire to crafting activities for all ages, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the fun doesn’t stop there – after the event, you’re invited to attend the 65th Annual Las Posadas in Heritage County Park. Let’s dive into the details of these exciting holiday events that you won’t want to miss!

The Sounds of the Season:

As you step into Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, you’ll be welcomed by the enchanting sounds of carolers. Their voices will fill the air with the timeless melodies of the holiday season, setting the perfect festive atmosphere. Gather around the bonfire with your loved ones and let the warmth of the fire and the harmonious caroling create a magical experience that captures the true spirit of the holidays.

Holiday Crafts for All Ages:

Are you looking for creative and festive activities that both kids and the young at heart can enjoy? Look no further! Our holiday event features a variety of craft stations where you can create beautiful and personalized holiday decorations. Whether it’s crafting ornaments, decorating stockings, or making holiday cards, there’s no shortage of opportunities to explore your creative side with your family.

Explore Machado y Silvas Historical Adobe:

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is renowned for its rich history and well-preserved adobe buildings. During this event, you’ll have the chance to explore the Machado y Silvas historical adobe, a living piece of history that allows you to step back in time and experience life in the early days of San Diego. Don’t forget to snap some memorable photos around the beautifully decorated holiday tree!

A Free Event with a Warm Treat:

The best part? This holiday celebration is entirely free for you and your family to enjoy. However, if you’re in the mood for a delicious treat to complement the festivities, hot cocoa will be available for purchase. Sip on this warm and comforting beverage as you immerse yourself in the holiday spirit.

Join the 65th Annual Las Posadas in Heritage County Park:

But wait, there’s more holiday magic to be had! After the festivities at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, we invite you to continue your holiday adventure by attending the 65th Annual Las Posadas in Heritage County Park starting at 7 PM. This traditional event offers a unique opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage of the region and enjoy a festive procession, reenacting the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph as they search for lodging in Bethlehem.

Mark your calendars for December 8th and make plans to spend an unforgettable evening in Old Town San Diego. From caroling by the bonfire to holiday crafts and historical exploration, this event offers a wonderful opportunity for families to come together and celebrate the magic of the holiday season. And don’t forget to extend your holiday adventure by joining the 65th Annual Las Posadas in Heritage County Park – a cultural and historical experience that will add a special touch to your holiday memories. We can’t wait to see you there!

Hours – December 8, 5-7pm

Phone – (619) 220-5422

Address – 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110

Website www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/15396