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... »

Live Entertainment on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Saturday, October 30, 2021

Description: For over 58 years, families have made it an annual tradition to come out to Bates during Pumpkin... »

Food on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

Description:

Weekday Food on the Farm

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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"... »

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... »

Late Nights on the Farm

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021

Description:

A great opportunity to avoid weekend crowds! Enjoy extended hours on October 14th & 15th.... »

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... »

East County Cruisers Car Show, Breakfast & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Description:

The Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

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
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Event: Christmas in the Valley

« return to December, 2019

Event Flyer

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019

Time: 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Description:

 This magical event is for all ages to enjoy! Bring out the whole family to enjoy Santa arriving by fire engine (see below for schedule), a Polar Express ride to visit with Santa, crafts, carols, and holiday fun. FREE crafts and activities for the kids, donated by local clubs, churches and organizations. Finish your Christmas shopping for Arts n' Crafts at the craft market, open both Friday and Saturday. Come join us! 

 

Giveaway for the Kids

Don't forget to stop by the Welcome Booth! Kids, under 11 years old, will receive a FREE gift, while supplies last. 

 

FREE Crafts and Activities for the kids donated by local clubs, churches and organizations

Dos Valles Garden Club - Snowman Beanie Toss

Valley Center Kiwanis - Christmas Bag Decorating

Valley Center Rotary Club - Ornaments

Valley Center Library - Holiday Pinwheel & Bookmark

Church of Latter Day Saints - Gingerbread House Making

Valley Center Rotary Queen & Court - Face Painting

Masonic Lodge - Child ID Booth

Pala Rez Radio and "Daisy" the Bus

 

Christmas Shopping for Arts 'n Crafts and Christmas Gifts

Handmade Dolls, Handcrafted Wood Pens, Bowls, etc, Jams & Jellies, Handmade Clothes, Hats & Blankets, Handmade Bags, Children's Books, Marshmallow Shooters, Lamps, Bird Feeders, Metal & Wood Sign Decor, and more

 

Entertainment Schedule For Friday, December 13th

3:30 pm - Christmas Voice Contest

5:45 pm - Valley Center High School Marching Band

6:15 pm - Valley Center Junior High and High School Choirs

7:15 pm - 4S Ranch Vocal Ensemble

 

Santa Schedule for Friday, December 13th

Hey 6:00 pm - Santa arrives by Valley Center Fire Truck

6:15 pm - 8:00 pm - Families can ride the Polar Express to the North Pole to see Santa

 

Food at Christmas in the Valley

Optimist Tacos, What's Cookin' BBQ, Simply Dimples Caramel Apples, and the Rush Coffee Truck