Community Easter Scavenger Hunt Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Description:

Easter fun for the whole family! hay rides, farm animals, pony rides, petting zoo and a... »

Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market - Spring Festival Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Spring Festival”... »

Spring Food Truck Festival Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Description:

The Spring Food Truck Festival will tempt hungry festival-goers with many mobile cuisine... »

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show Has Been Cancelled

Date: Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show returns to Bates Nut Farm. Organized by Heartbeat... »

Mother's Day Tea

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Description:

Sherrie will be the host of your Mother's Day tea! Expand your tea tastes with our samplers of... »

Spring Field Trip at the Farm!

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Enjoy a picnic lunch while breathing in... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Description:

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

Summer Field Trip at Bates Nut Farm!

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Bring the kids for summer fun; the... »

Summer Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

Some of San Diego's favorite food trucks will be on hand serving a variety of mobile cuisine.... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020 to Sunday, August 16, 2020

Description:

Spend an evening on the farm with family and friends at the annual Campout! Bring a tent or RV... »

Movie in the Park

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

What’s better than dinner and a movie? Stay after the Food Truck Festival for a showing... »

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.