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

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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

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

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

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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

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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--"Bringing Back the Traditions of Christmas"

« return to December, 2015

Event Flyer

Date: Friday, December 11, 2015

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

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. The event kicks off Friday evening, December 11th at 4:00. The evening's highlight will be the arrival of Santa by fire truck at 6:00, escorted into the farm by the Valley Center High School marching band. The Valley Center High School choir will lead the crowd in singing Christmas favorites. There will be live entertainment, the "Christmas Voice" singing contest, and a Polar Express Hay Ride to visit Santa, all free of charge.

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.

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.

4:00 The "Christmas Voice" contest, Round1 1

5:30 Valley Center Marching Band performance

6:00 Santa arrives by firetruck and Christmas Tree Lighting

6:00 - 8:00 Polar Express to meet Santa

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

Click here for the Vendor Application.