Bates Celebrates 100 Years!

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

Description:

Spend the evening with Bates as they celebrate 100 years. Enjoy dinner catered by Mexico City... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021 to Sunday, August 22, 2021

Description:

Enjoy a summer campout on the farm with family and friends at the annual Summer Food Festival... »

Summer Food Festival

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Description:

San Diego's favorite food vendors will be here to serve you the best cuisine from 4pm to 8pm.... »

The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

Description:

Over 50 plus years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Description:

The annual Valley Center Community Yard Sale is a don’t-miss for buyers and sellers... »

American Truck Historical Society Truck Show

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Description: Registration is $20 • Pre-Registration (before August 30th) is $15
Silent Auction
... »

Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021

Description: Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Pumpkin Festival" Arts,... »

30th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Description:

Join in the fun by designing and building a scarecrow to exhibit in the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Description:

Don’t miss the annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on... »

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

Description:

You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your... »

Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021 to Sunday, November 28, 2021

Description: Start your holiday shopping early for American handmade arts and crafts at the “Christmas
... »

Event: Christmas In the Valley--"Bringing Back the Traditions of Christmas"

« return to December, 2015

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Email:

Phone: 760-749-3333

Website: http://facebook.com/christmasinthevalleyvc

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 5th annual “Christmas in the Valley”, presented as a gift to the community by Valley Center businesses, organizations, schools, churches and volunteers. Local non-profit Promote Valley Center is the sponsor.

Saturday will feature live entertainment, the Gingerbread House contest, pony rides, petting corral, slide, crafts, gingerbread house making, balloons, face painting, bike corral, crafts and more. Christmas carols and a Polar Express Hay Ride to visit Santa, all free of charge. Round 2 of the "Christmas Voice" singing contest will take place, and the winners will be announced. The Gingerbread House contest winners will also be announced.

Many thanks to the numerous volunteers who have made this event possible including Promote Valley Center, Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians, San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, the Valley Center Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Valley Center Princesses, Paul the Balloon Man, the Valley Center Lions, Rotary Club of Valley Center, Kiwanis Club of Valley Center, the Valley Center Optimist Club, Dos Valles Garden Club, and the Mountain Bike Association.

Enjoy Christmas shopping at Bates, Farmer's Daughter, and with the vendors who will set up for the 2-day event. There will be plenty of unique gifts for each person on your gift list.

Food will be available for purchase from What's Cookin' BBQ and the Valley Center Optimist Club.

10:30 - 12:00 Gingerbread House Contest Judging

11:00 - 3:00 Visit Santa

2:00 Round 2 "Christmas Voice"

3:00 "Christmas Voice" winners announced

Christmas in the Valley Hours: Fri, 4:00 - 8:00 & Sat, 10:00 - 4:00

Click here for the Vendor Application.